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Fun 'n' Sun Motel

471 River Street (formally Lot 3 Pacific Hwy) | West Ballina, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Ballina
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights over the Prawn Festival and found it had everything we needed at a very good price. Owner friendly and helpful and gave advice about local markets and directions. In a regular motel room, we had all the usual inclusions but also some extras such as a microwave and iron and ironing board. Some things were a... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We booked on line and wasn't sure what to expect, but once we arrived and met the owners and saw the room and facility, and we booked another night! The owners were extremely nice and accommodating . The room was very clean and comfortable. It had everything we needed and more, small refrigerator , toaster, microwave and hotpot. We loved... More

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Michael B, Owner at Fun 'n' Sun Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review and kind words, its always nice when we tick all of your boxes, thanks again. More

Great Western, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stayed for one night at this motel, it was all that you could expect for the price. Clean, aircond good shower and no road noise. What else do you want? It had a pool and a nice grass area but I didn't get a chance to have a look. I would stay here again no problem. The owners were nice... More

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Michael B, Owner at Fun 'n' Sun Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review and comments. More

Taree, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Not a 5 star Motel, but we did not pay the price of one, the room was clean,well decked out, the only fault we found was the sofa was too low and I found it hard to get out of, but all in all good value for the money.

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Michael B, Manager at Fun 'n' Sun Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback, its always appreciated. More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The British owners of the motel are really nice and helpful. All facilities are clean & functional. There's even a swimming pool for those warm days on the coast! We stayed for 3 nights attending the Bluesfest. Ample car parking space with well manicured lawns by the pool. There's a fish & chip shop, Dan Murphy's & markets opposite the... More

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Michael B, Manager at Fun 'n' Sun Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review, hope to see you all at the next Bluesfest More

Brisbane
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117 reviews 117 reviews
50 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We just needed somewhere to shower and sleep for an overnight stay near Lennox Head. Accommodation in Ballina is half the price and only a short coastal drive away. I had requested a quiet room and was allocated No 17 which was the furtherest from reception. It was perfectly quiet and very clean and comfortable. It looked a little larger... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Decided to travel to the north coast and found this place online. Well off the beaten track (the moved the pacific highway a year ago) but well worth a visit. Stayed two nights, the owner was very friendly and the rooms clean - a great value for price. Will stay agin when I a up this way.

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Thanks for your review, its much appreciated. More

Sydney
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed here overnight on Christmas Day on our way north. The 2 bedroom unit was spotlessly clean and comfortable and I can highly recommend this motel. Air conditioning and fans worked well to cool down the unit. I will choose this motel in the future.

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Michael B, Manager at Fun 'n' Sun Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Lucia for your feedback, its always nice to receive good praise. More

Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 hotel reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Not the largest of place, but definately cosy. But it met my purpose of a good clean bed for the night. The rooms down the back are smaller. This is a good clean place to stay, breakfast in the morning is basic but good as well. The owners are very accommodating and informative.

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is an older motel with quite spacious rooms decorated in the standard motel style. It is set well back from the main road so we had a quiet night's stay The room is well equipped and there is a toaster, electric jug and microwave available. The bed is comfortable, although on one side it is so close to the... More

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Michael B, Manager at Fun 'n' Sun Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, the unit you refer to has since been refurbished, however that's no excuse if the bathroom was not up to scratch, we do apologise. Also we have changed our cleaning products to a less perfumed type, as we have noticed more and more people seem to have breathing allergies. Finally we have placed warning signs about... More

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Address: 471 River Street (formally Lot 3 Pacific Hwy) | West Ballina, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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