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Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its everything a hotel should be. Rooms are quite large, very well equipped and tastefully decorated, love the timber look. The most important thing to me is sleep and that I done on extremely comfortable bed. Bathroom was as well presented as the room with a spacious shower, although the water took a while to heat up, the trick was... More 

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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the time we arrived (with beautiful playing on the room stereo as we walked in!) This place was an absolute pleasure, from the staff who were cheery and more than happy to help, to the luxurious rooms.. booked online and arrived only 5 mins later. The booking was a breeze!.. and where to start on the internal restaurant, absolutely... More 

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

Thank you for your fantastic review & photos of Azka Restaurant, Wine & Tapas Bar! We're thrilled you enjoyed every aspect of your stay from the classical music playing in your room on arrival to the 10 hour slow cooked grass fed beef ribs in the restaurant. Your sincere compliments about friendly staff is appreciated & we look forward to... More 

Australia
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay. Loved the beautiful furniture and nice new clean bathroom with under floor heating. Also has 24hr checkin which is one reason we booked here. Very clean. Only downfall-the reason for giving 1 less star was the very loud generator that started fairly early in the morning... we couldnt sleep. We needed to as... More 

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1 Thank Weedlenchix S
QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We appreciate you stopping off in Armidale during your long journey. Our 24 hour check in service certainly gives weary travellers an appealing option. Thank you for the wonderful compliments & for bringing the noise issue to our attention - we will investigate immediately. This is no consolation after the fact, however we would have happily moved you to another... More 

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173 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at this motel, as I did find it better overall than the Powerhouse at Tamworth (which I stayed in the night before). Staff were lovely on check in and out. The gym was great, new equipment and tidy! The room was comfortable, although the furnishings are quite traditional and it makes the room a little... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us in Armidale. We're delighted you enjoyed the whole Powerhouse experience from check in to check out! We really appreciate your feedback about our wonderful staff, gym, comfy room & your breakfast & dinner at Azka Restaurant. We hope you drop in again on your next New England journey - we'd love to... More 

NSW Australia
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I held two functions in the newly renovated Mitchell Room and cannot find fault. Suzie and the staff were extremely helpful and accommodating, and the room was excellent, very comfortable with everything we needed. All food provided was delicious and of a high quality. I stayed in the hotel which made it so easy to get my equipment and resources... More 

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

Thank you for the your excellent review - unfortunately we cannot take the credit as this is for our sister hotel in Tamworth. We do agree that Suzie & the team do a wonderful job! However we would be more than happy to assist you if you would like to hold your next event with us in Armidale! More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are modern and fairly spacious. Bed is comfortable and there is plenty of storage space for luggage. Double shower is amazing. Free wifi connection. Have also stayed in the two bedroom suite on a separate occasion- highly recommend as has full kitchen. Location is great-2 mins from centre of town or easy walk (straight along a main road). Will... More 

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

It is fantastic to receive such a great review from a return corporate guest - we know your time is very precious! Your description of the rooms is very helpful to other business travellers & we particularly like your tip about our convenient location - it is beautiful to walk around Armidale at this time of year with all the... More 

Lake Macquarie
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77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautifully presented Motel Room. Very clean in every area. Spoke to chef at breakfast about dinner menu and he prepared something different from the menu for me and I was delighted. Wait staff were efficient and pleasant.

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

Thank you for your wonderful feedback about the hotel facilities and staff - it means a great deal coming from a dedicated Trip Advisor traveller! We're thrilled our Azka Restaurant chef personalised your dinner to your satisfaction. We are fortunate to have a talented kitchen team who pride themselves on providing the best possible dining experience. We look forward to... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great customer service. Rooms clean and quiet with comfortable bed even a lounge. Quality furniture. Would definitely stay here again. Free parking and wifi. I had the power breakfast deal which included breakfast which had many choices and made a great start to the day.

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

What a fantastic 5 star review - thank you! Love your Trip Advisor name "wannagoodbed" - sometimes it is as simple as that! We're delighted we were able to deliver more for you during your visit to The Powerhouse. We appreciate your feedback on our delicious breakfast buffet - it is the best way to power you through the working... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very modern and stylish , loved the shower , big and strong stream. Massive towels! The wooden furnishings were the best. Loved the coffee machine and the iPod dock!! Amazing cleanliness and value for money. Felt like home away from home

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

Thank you for your classy review! We're thrilled you enjoyed the important things we offer to ensure your stay at The Powerhouse is comfortable & relaxing. We will pass on your fantastic comments to the team who thrive on satisfying our valued guests. Please do stay again when you need 'a home away from home' in Armidale. More 

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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice hotel. Rooms had everythi g you needed maybe too much furniture. The bar and restaurant was very nice with a good menu particularly on tbe steak front. Would recommend this hotel to road warriors

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1 Thank wardy4160
QHPG, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We love it when corporate guests appreciate the Powerhouse experience! We know that travelling for work can be draining & we hope to offer you an oasis of calm comfort & delicious food in Armidale. Thank you for your positive recommendation to other road warriors & we hope to see you again soon! More 

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Amenities

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  • 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: Mediterranean, Australian
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $180 - $210 (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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“Upper floor facing east to get that sunlight in the morning.”
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“Ground floor if you don't like stairs”
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