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Ballina Hi Craft Motel

295 - 297 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked online on way to Queensland . Price of $85 a night was the decider as was the latest review On arriving we were shown a small room at the back of the hotel which would have been very quite however the bed was quite small double. I said needed a bigger bed and we were given room 17 Large... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

After reading the bad reviews was very happy with our room very clean beds made well shampoo conditer shower gel dispensers. The staff were wonderful very nice its close to everything and a lot of work has been done to it since the new owners took over 4 months ago. Would definately stay here again and no loud neighbours with... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We had flown into Coolangatta in the evening and by the time we got through customs etc we were unable to find a hotel around tweed heads that was open. I googled 24 hour hotels in Ballina and came up with Hi Craft Motel. I phoned and asked about booking a room and the manager said just phone when we... More

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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Found this hotel had 4 rooms available at $70 on Booking.com. Seeing as I was just round the corner I walked in, past the sign 'Rooms from $70', to be told I could have one for $85. All the Booking.com and $70 ones were 'sold'. Riiiiiiight. Walked out...

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have stayed at this motel 2 times this year and have found the rooms clean and comfortable, with the staff pleasant and helpful on every occasion. Breakfast is plentiful with good variety. Convenient .Friendly, helpful staff who exhibited a sense of humour. The room was quiet, clean and well presented. We really enjoyed our trip. Fully recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Excellent service by the new management. Iam sure by the time we are ready for our next stay, the renovated and new rooms along with their now very high standard of cleanliness in rooms will capture our hearts for good. I loved the easy driving in and out of their convenient parking and location. The new management was so efficient... More

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Ballina, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am staying at Hi Craft for 2 months and find it quite a step up from Ballina Motel and soon to be demolished Sundowner. Rates are good for what you get. Location, walk to CBD, room size good, full cotton sheets and quality plush towels, kitchenette sink and sparkling pool. New owners are striving to improve with new lights,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Would not recommend this Motel. It's very outdated, with dirty carpets and drapes barely hanging on the walls. If you swim in the pool you come out with blue feet from the paint coming off the bottom. There is no phone in the room and the office says it is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. but there is... More

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Armidale, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed at the Ballina Hi-Craft motel on our way to Brisbane. While the motel staff was very nice and helpful, the motel rooms appear to be very much dated. However, for the price you pay it is reasonable and you cannot expect too much.

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Nambour, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

On arrival I was greeted by the stench of cigarette butts and an incredibly rude receptionist. I was given a key and pointed toward my room and nothing else. The room smelt like sewrege but I figured it would go away. I went out for an appointment and dinner and returned at 9pm. The room still smelt foul but reception... More

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Address: 295 - 297 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 26
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