4.6 out of 5

"Very clean and spacious. Love the separate aircon in livingroom and bedrooms. Love the underfloor heating. Dreamy pillows but could do with a dreamy ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 13 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

You'll be connected to the convention centre at Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges, and within just a 15-minute stroll of Armidale Tourist Information and Armidale City Bowling Club. Highlights at this motel include 2 restaurants, free self parking and a 24-hour fitness centre.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 57 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks and DVD players. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges, microwaves and room service. You'll find nice touches like bathrobes and free toiletries to enhance your stay. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers and safes are also available.

The restaurant, Azka Restaurant, serves fusion cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Azka Wine & Tapas Bar is the motel's own tapas bar, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Business travellers can take advantage of a conference centre and a 24-hour business centre. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of free RV/bus/truck parking.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4.5-star Armidale motel include Armidale Plaza Shopping Centre and Armidale Racecourse.

Superior Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$172* Per night/room 19 Sep. - 20 Sep.

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges ratings based on 311 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges

Everyone (154) Couples (76) Business (2) Family (78)
5 out of 5
The room was set up correctly for us with the fold out couch already made. Very clean & convenient with good staff.

Posted by on 2 Sep. 2019

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2 Sep. 2019 by Reception

Glad your enjoy your stay! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again in the future!

5 out of 5
Great staff, clean and spacious rooms. Great location and friendly atmosphere.

Posted by , from Sydney on 26 Aug. 2019

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1 Sep. 2019 by Monty

Just what we want to hear from a valued guest of the Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges! Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us - we're thrilled that everything about the experience was to your satisfaction. We hope you will stay with us again in the near future.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Aug. 2019

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24 Aug. 2019 by Monty

Thank you for the 5/5 rating for your most recent stay at the Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges.

5 out of 5
Different feel to your typical resort style accommodation very nice for cold winter

Posted by on 15 Aug. 2019

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24 Aug. 2019 by Monty

What a lovely description of your recent visit to The Powerhouse Armidale - thank you! Our beautiful bathroom heated floors & intimate Wine & Tapas Bar certainly help to create a cosy feeling during a New England winter. We hope to be of service to you again soon!

4 out of 5
Nice hotel, ok position, good staff tapas was ok but flavours are a bit confused.

Posted by , from Sunshine Coast on 25 Jul. 2019

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4 Aug. 2019 by Monty

We really appreciate the genuine feedback about your recent visit to The Powerhouse Armidale. Thank you for sharing with our team & it was a pleasure to look after you.

5 out of 5
Great accommodation with good facilities and very helpful staff.

Posted by on 21 Jul. 2019

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31 Jul. 2019 by Monty

We really appreciate you staying with us & for taking the time to post such a lovely review about the hotel. It was a pleasure to look after you & the staff are chuffed with your positive comments. We hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5
Well appointed room including heated flooring in the bathroom!

Posted by on 3 Jul. 2019

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31 Jul. 2019 by Monty

Thank you for staying with us at The Powerhouse Armidale. We're delighted you enjoyed the heated floors in the bathroom - perfect for a chilly New England night.

5 out of 5
Very clean, classy comfy rooms. Bathroom tiles are heated! Great appliances. Very nice and quiet room

Posted by on 26 Jun. 2019

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30 Jun. 2019 by Monty

That is exactly what we love to hear from our valued guests - 100% satisfaction. Thank you so much for sharing your feedback - we truly appreciate it & hope we can be of service to you again on your next trip to Armidale.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Jun. 2019

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30 Jun. 2019 by Monty

On behalf of the team at The Powerhouse Armidale thank you for staying with us & for the quick 5/5 rating!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 31 May 2019

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10 Jun. 2019 by Monty

Thank you for the lovely 5 star rating & for staying at The Powerhouse Armidale - we really appreciate your patronage.

About the Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges

Location 31 Marsh Street, Armidale, NSW 2350

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business centre on site. A 24-hour fitness centre, a terrace, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star Armidale motel is smoke free.

  • 57 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Armidale, NSW (ARM) (8 km / 5 mi)
  • Train station: Armidale Station (3.1 km / 1.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges offers 57 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and computers. LCD televisions come with cable channels and DVD players. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and safes. Additionally, rooms include minibars and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • Computer
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The motel hosts a free manager's reception on selected days.

Azka Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Azka Wine & Tapas Bar – This tapas bar specialises in Spanish cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per day.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve sofa beds.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 13.90 and AUD 26.90 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per day
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Armidale Powerhouse
  • Powerhouse Armidale
  • Quality Hotel Armidale
  • Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale
  • Powerhouse Armidale By Rydges
  • Quality Powerhouse Armidale
  • Quality Inn Armidale
  • Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges Motel
  • Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges Armidale
  • Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges Motel Armidale
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.