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Kempsey Accommodation

Kempsey Macleay RiverKempsey is located in the North Coast region of NSW along the banks of the Macleay River. This pleasant river town, located about halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, is a popular stopover for people travelling the Pacific Highway. Kempsey is an important rural centre with beef and dairy cattle as the basis of the valley's rural economy. Kempsey is also home of Akubra Hats, one of Australia's most famous and distinctly products. (Map of Kempsey NSW)

A stop at Kempsey's Tourist Information Centre and Macleay River Historical Society is well worth a visit. You'll find a collection of Aboriginal artifacts as well as machinery, household items and photographs from the last century. The Museum and Cultural Centre are housed in a distinctive Australian building designed by the famous architect Glenn Murcutt. You'll find the centre located in a shady and pleasant park at the southern end of town along the Pacific Highway.

One of Kempsey's most famous sons was Slim Dusty, an Australian Icon and Country Music legend. To celebrate and commemorate Slim Dusty life and achievements, a world class centre, of national significance, is going to be built in Kempsey. Called the Slim Dusty Centre, this exciting and innovative museum, cafe dining area and museum shop is sure to make Kempsey a must see destination.

30 minutes from Kempsey is South West Rocks where you'll find beautiful beaches, the historic Trial Bay Gaol and the Smoky Cape Lighthouse at Arakoon.

Featured Accommodation and Lodging in Kempsey NSW

Accommodation in KempseyKempsey Motor Inn

Accommodation on the south side of Kempsey at the corner of South St and the Pacific Highway across Kempsey Golf Club and a few blocks from the Macleay Valley Tourism Centre. Kempsey Motor Inn is back from the road on 6 acres with large swimming pool and wading pool, game room, swings and climbing frame, and play facilities for children, and plenty of parking for large vehicles. Our Stardust Restaurant has delicious meals and there is a conference room seating up to 25 people.
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Accommodation Style: Motel, Accommodation, Motor Inn, Meetings and Conference, Restaurant, Kid Friendly Accommodation


Golden Chain Motels in KempseyKempsey Powerhouse Motel

Ideal accommodation when travelling from Sydney to Brisbane. This Golden Chain Motel features a large swimming pool, licensed restaurant, and large quiet setting set back from the highway in 5 acres of bushland with native birds and resident kangaroos. Situated in the beautiful Macleay Valley, Powerhouse Motel is a short distance from pristine beaches at Crescent Head, Hat Head and South West Rocks.
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Type: Motel, Motor Inn, Lodging, Hotel


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