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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 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great Western, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Taree, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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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111 reviews 111 reviews
51 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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Michael B, Manager at Fun 'n' Sun Motel, responded to this review

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 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

Kingscliff
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

A nice quiet motel on the Western side of town. Plenty of parking and close to the tavern across the road which does good meals. Suited to short business stops. A few kilometers from town so no good if you want to walk there.

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Buderim
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Just had three nights at the Fun N Sun Motel in Ballina. It was clean, comfortable and the perfect spot to stay while enjoying the Byron BluesFest. The owners were welcoming and very helpful. It was a very relaxed and pleasant stay.

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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): $
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Ballina Fun n Sun Motel has 17 units in total. Starting with single, queen and twin share motel units going right up to 2 bedroom semi S/C units. So the next time you are in Ballina, whether its for a single night or longer, holidaying or working, give us a call and we are sure to have the right accommodation for your needs and budget. ... more   less 
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