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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Powerhouse Armidale for one night. We were very impressed with the high level of service from the moment we walked in the front door to check in. We were made to feel welcome and we were valued customers. The attention to detail extended to the room, including furniture, appointment of toiletries, including robes. The Bar and...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We picked this motel based on it's external presentation and perceived quality. Whilst the room was ok, we could tell care and attention was lacking. After being sent to the wrong room, we tried to open the door to the correct room and had to fight with the door to get it open. Once inside it took half an hour...

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QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We sincerely apologise that your recent visit was not up to our usual high standards. We encourage you to mention the slightest dissatisfaction to our friendly reception staff so we can rectify immediately. Our reception is open 24 hours. Unfortunately we were not alerted to any of these concerns while you were at the property. Our housekeeping team advised there...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed one night and was pleasantly surprised to find such a luxurious hotel. Very modern with all creature comforts. The highest quality. Excellent staff and delicious breakfast. I'd definitely stay here again.

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Thank Russell M
QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We'd love to have you again at The Powerhouse! Our team is thrilled with your feedback about high service standards - we believe this truly sets us apart in the New England region. Thank you for the wonderful comments about the hotel facilities & we're happy you enjoyed our extensive breakfast offering.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Best hotel in Armidale perfect overniter between Brisbane and Sydney Great slow cooked ribs lovely manager Worth the 3kms off the highway. Big rooms with room for a family and with a range of prices We were a couple and went 5 star well worth it

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QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your recent road trip - we trust you were refreshed & ready for the next leg of your journey! We really appreciate the summary of your short stay at The Powerhouse. Safe travels & we hope you stop by for another overnight break in Armidale.

Coolangatta, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale in 2009 (brand new back then). I remember being so pleasantly surprised by the quality of the hotel. My wife and I recently returned for 2 separate nights, either side of a journey, and I have to say I WAS expecting the place to be dated and tired...NOT SO! (Insert HUGE HAPPY FACE!)....

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Thank Andrew W
QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

Your review is amazing & includes so much detail! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your 2nd & 3rd visit to The Powerhouse. We are thrilled with your wonderful descriptions of everything you encountered from our professional staff to your drinks in the bar, food in the restaurant & hotel facilities & services. We will...

Central Coast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice hotel and great finishes and plenty of space. Staff were very helpful and the rooms clean with good wifi. Only a short walk into the main part of town. Would stay here again on next visit.

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QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to The Powerhouse! Your review is excellent with all the essentials for an enjoyable & comfortable stay. Thank you for the 5 star recommendation!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overnight stay on our way home from QLD via The New England. We had a room for three adults, one on the pull out lounge. The room was very well appointed and the bathroom was spotless. Plenty of storage space. A small microwave and toaster in the room too. They had a coffee machine, however you had to pay...

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QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

It is so important to take an overnight break while travelling long distances at this time of year. The New England Highway is a great alternative to the Pacific Highway & Armidale is the perfectly situated half way between Sydney & Brisbane. We really value your positive comments about your stay - the description of your room, facilities & cleanliness....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We and our adult son booked an apartment for two nights on a family visit. It was great, had all the facilities one would expect, clean, well designed and comfortable bedrooms, kitchen and living area. Best was the service. On booking, many months ago, the reservation staff asked if we had stayed there before and I mentioned we had only...

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QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with other Trip Advisor travellers. We're thrilled your stay at The Powerhouse exceeded your expectations & that our staff were so attentive. We also appreciate the feedback about the apartment facilities which are perfect for extended families travelling to Armidale at this time of year. Let's hope we see you again soon &...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was great to visit this hotel again. Well appointed clean and tidy rooms. Wifi internet operated correctly. Although close to main road not much traffic noise was heard. Certainly will be back again.

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QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

That's a great heading & just what we hope you will experience when you stay at The Powerhouse. We appreciate you visiting us again in Armidale & for the wonderful short & sweet review. All the best for 2017 & travel safe!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second consecutive year that we have enjoyed Christmas day lunch at the Azkar restaurant in the Power House hotel with our family and friends. The food is impressive; a seemingly endless buffet of seafood, hot and cold meat, fish, salads, desserts etc etc. All beautifully prepared and displayed so that it almost seems a shame to "break...

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QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

What a fantastic review about your Christmas Day lunch celebration with us! Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful feedback about your experience - it really means a great deal to our dedicated team who work tirelessly on special days such as Christmas. Santa will also be happy! Happy New Year to you & your family.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Azka Restaurant, Wine & Tapas Bar
Azka Restaurant, Wine & Tapas Bar
Cuisines: Australian, Mediterranean
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Quality Hotel Powerhouse, Armidale's only 4.5-star hotel open 24 hours for your convenience. The Powerhouse offers stylish accommodation, warm professional service & delicious cuisine at Azka Restaurant, Wine & Tapas Bar. Located a short distance from the CBD & New England Highway, the hotel features 55 luxurious rooms with FREE wi-fi, smart TVs with Foxtel, 24-hour reception, room service & gym. Whether travelling for business or lifestyle, The Powerhouse has a range of elegant room styles to suit with Superior Queen Rooms, Family Suites, Kitchen Suites, Executive Suites & Executive Spa Suites. All rooms feature a marble bathroom with underfloor heating, bathrobes & luxury MOR toiletries. Reverse cycle air conditioning, block out curtains, the latest swipe key card technology & FREE parking guarantees your comfort. For coffee connoisseurs, exclusive Espressotoria coffee pods are available in rooms for a small fee. The Powerhouse Cottage, adjacent to the hotel, is ideal for group accommodation with 2, 3 or 5 bedroom self contained options - perfect for extended families & friends. Enjoy a contemporary dining experience at Azka Restaurant which celebrates local New England produce in a space adorned by 70 beautiful Moroccan hanging lanterns. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Or escape to the intimate Wine & Tapas Bar open every day until late - choose from over 40 drops by the glass & a delicious selection of modern tapas. A private dining room, boardroom & upmarket conference room are available for meetings, special events, conferences & weddings. The Powerhouse is a proud recipient of a 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the hotel & restaurant plus a 2016 Choice Hotels Gold Award winner. The hotel is a 5 minute walk to restaurants, shops, cafes & bars and a 10 minute drive to Armidale Regional Airport. We invite you to experience unsurpassed personalised service, beautiful accommodation and fantastic dining at the Quality Hotel Powerhouse, Armidale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale

Address: 31 Marsh St, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia (Formerly Cattleman's Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Armidale
Price Range: $162 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale 4.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Best Western Armidale
Armidale Best Western
Quality Inn Armidale
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#1 Business Hotel in Armidale
#1 Family Hotel in Armidale
#2 Romantic Hotel in Armidale
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