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Slipway Hotel Motel

56 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 5 Ballina B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in ballina due to high prices in Byron, but should have stayed somewhere else as this place was both worn and in a dodgy street. You check in through a bar and the wifi is horrible. The lights in the rooms does not make a nice atmosphere and I actually don't think the owners have put much effort... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Stayed at Slipway for four nights and found it a great place. The rooms are spacious and clean and we found the entire staff from cleaner to pub staff perfect, friendly and helpful. Lunch and dinner at the pub where good size and not expensive and tasted very good. My only suggestion would for them to put fans in the... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We booked this hotel at the last minute on Booking.com because my husband decided to go to the Byron Bay Markets on the Sunday. Everything was booked up in most accommodations because it is the first week of January and many are on holiday. So I looked up a few reviews regarding this hotel and some did not sound too... More 

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Tabulam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Last weekend we stayed the night in Ballina and were booked into the Slipway Hotel. The room was spacious, clean, comfortable and the shower was hot. The bakery next door was ideal for coffee and breakfast. Sunday lunch was in the hotel and the chef did a great job looking after our party of 12 getting us fed and on... More 

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Ringwood, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The hotel doesn't do itself justice by the look of the front of it.. The Motel rooms are modern and very comfortable. The complex is within walking distance of the main street shops. Last night we had the special a $10 steak and veg, it was great we will be eating here again tonight.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I don't think this place warrants such terrible reviews from previous guests. We stayed here for one night for a birthday party nearby. The room was very clean. It was close to shops and restaurants. The view you get is of the car park but it is only a two/three star hotel. I'm not sure what else people expect to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

You walk in the sliding door and find, on the far wall, your "kitchen" area which comprise of a bar fridge and 3 cups and saucers and 3 spoons. The basin doubles as the bathroom and kitchen basin and that is where you will be brushing your teeth. The aircon was ancient. For the price I would normally write it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Husbands boss shouted the room. Last minute Sunday night after ten hour drive- loved it. Meals great and good prices ended up staying two nights slept like a log. No view of the water contrary to the name. Noisy garbage trucks Monday morning.

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Mangalore Vic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This motel was a last minute booking through the web,site without seen. It is clean but the bed was the by far the worse we have slept on,(you could feel the springs ) so an upgrade is defiantly warranted. They could also benefit by buying a toaster and wouldn't hurt supplying plates, bowls and cutlery, this place doesn't offer a... More 

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Newport
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Recently renovated but basic with a interesting pub literally next door as apart of the building. Friday night was loud music and being a few feet away was not exactly enjoyable and the bed..well better to sleep on the floor..CHEAP A $60 room for $99 ..

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