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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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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I stayed at the Fun n Sun overnight on our trek north and we're pleased with the room. It is basic but it was very clean and really - what do you expect for so a low price on an overnight stay? It has Foxtel and free wifi which kept my son happy. I booked this some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this Motel while travelling after Christmas with our 2 young children. Very reasonable rates, room and bed very basic but clean and comfortable. Bathroom quite small for a family room but plumbing works properly. However, air conditioning is for main room only, not bedroom, and outdoor table had ashtray full of cigarette butts. Much cheaper than nearby... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Fine for an over-night stay, but really way too expensive for what it was. Furniture was dated & scruffy, outlook was poor. Don't understand the price. Had awesome digs nearby - modern & fresh a block from the beach with full kitchen & laundry for $25 less a night.. go figure!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed 3 nights in room 11 this holiday season. The Room size is generous and very clean. What impress us most is they give the guests a key to switch the air conditioner on and off. In that case, no one will leave the air condition on while the room has no occupancies. Very glad the... More 

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

Hi and thanks for taking the time to give us a great review , its always good to hear that we have ticked all your boxes with both the accommodation and food :) Thanks again The Management More 

Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed my short stay at fun n sun motel in Ballina. After a mix up with my flights I had to book somewhere to stay at short notice. Stayed here for one night and I was more than happy with my room, very clean and spacious. It felt great to have a double bed after spending my time in Australia,... More 

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

Hi Kristy, and thanks for your positive feedback, it is always appreciated :) Yours The management. More 

Glen Innes
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We have stayed at this motel on several occasions and the owners have been faultless and the rooms - dated but ok. My husband went in to book in and was told the motel was filled with road workers and one family room had just become free. No problems there. Walked into the room and some of the workers had... More 

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

Hi John & Dianne, we are very sorry to hear that your last stay with us was not a happy one. On the day that you stayed, we had just had the driveway re-graveled and we should of re-mopped the floors to remove any excess dust, sorry. We have since repaired the very bottom of the bathroom door where the... More 

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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We stayed in room 5 which was spacious and has everything one would need for a longer period. All was very clean. The room rate is attractive because the motel is located outside the center of Ballina, however, the extra driving distance is very well compensated by the quiet location. A good tavern is located at approximately 200 m distance.... More 

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

Hi Frans and thank you very much for your positive review. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

- Very hospitable owners who ensured that our stay excellent. All the staff were welcoming, polite, and great to chat to. - The room was clean, presentable, and provided everything we needed for a two night stay - little kitchenette, fridge/freezer, and linen and towels. - The motel is easy to access and easy to find with two chippy's and... More 

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

Hi and thanks for your great feedback, it is always appreciated when a guest takes the time to review us with such positive words. More 

Peterborough, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Stayed for 2 weeks in this motel, while not 5 star, it was clean, re furnished bathroom, plenty of room, cooking facilities and exceedingly friendly owners and staff. The first time I had a long time stay at a motel where they fill up the tea and coffee everyday and want to change all the linen and towels every day.... More 

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

Hi and thank you for your positive review. More 

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37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

I stayed for four nights on a work trip and found this motel very good. I got the four nights for 300 dollars. Wifi is excellent and the room clean and tidy. Whenever I am in the area again I will have no problems staying here. Motel is close to service stations and a nice tavern to eat at across... More 

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

Thanks for your great review, and honest words. It is always nice when our guests appreciate that we are a decent budget motel and rate us accordingly, as opposed to guests who hunt around for the cheapest price possible and then go on to complain that its not up to 5 star standards. Thanks again......The management. More 

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