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BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   1 Ronan Place, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ThomOBrien Yass, Australia, South Pacific
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Yass, Australia, South Pacific
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant place to stay. We stayed for a 5 nights on a short holiday and thoroughly enjoyed our time here. The staff, in particular Tina, the manager, were exceptional. Rooms were very clean and well kept. Dining at Lily's Garden Restraunt was definitely a highlight. The waiter was outstanding, and very knowledgeable. Highly reccommended.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms clean, but the standard is only a three star motel. The rooms look slightly nicer than the outside, which isn't saying much. The room is typical of any 3 star motel. At least parking is off the main road.

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Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at ballina island motor inn and were most impressed with the accommodation and very helpful staff. We would highly recommend this motor inn and would gladly book in again when in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed overnight on our way to Brisbane. The room was clean, quiet and very comfortable. The staff were courteous and very helpful and friendly. The highlight of the stay was eating in their restaurant. Food was great, and waitress very friendly. Would definitely stay here again.

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Kincumber, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stay here regularly as it is handy as a central area for me to work from. John and Tina are great hosts & always contact me pre & post stay. The rooms are large and well set out with a lovely Balinese feel around the garden and pool. Food is very tasty , well presented and pricing is good.... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were heading to Queensland for a week's break, and broke the journey here. Initial impression was that John, the manager, was a trifle brusque, but it was a wrong impression when we talked to him on our departure the next morning. He was most helpful with advice about how to avoid the traffic delays caused by major road work... More

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Ballina, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you want great comfort after a very long days driving, absolutely delicious food, warm, friendly service, dine in the restaurant, or room service, of this Motor Inn, Nth NSW, Ballina. I highly recommend this wonderful Motor Inn. Husband & I live locally, & to have a night off cooking, we go to have the best Chicken Parmigana, or, delish... More

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Wallangarra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I rang to book a couple of days of time out. I found the manager John lovely and very helpful. We married here in 2004 and the standards haven't changed. Loved it. would highly recommend it. The rooms where clean and lovely.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I turned up without a booking and the staff went out of there way to look after me from then till I made it back to Sydney. The place is clean and the food is better than any seafood restaurant in the Rocks or around the Harbour it was just great and the service was very good throughout my stay

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Sydney, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Was heading to Byron Bay for the weekend, but the lodging in Byron is pricey. Found this hotel in Ballina which is also a Best Western which is about 20 minutes away from Byron. While driving up up, I thought "oh dear, it's going to be a seedy motel", but I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I was greeted... More

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Address: 1 Ronan Place, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
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Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn 4*
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The Ballina Island Motor Inn is a resort style 40 room motel. 10 minutes to Lennon Head and 30 minutes to iconic Byron Bay. The grounds include a lagoon style salt water pool and spa, located within a tranquil garden setting. All rooms are located at ground level and are fully equipped with LCD TV’s, free WIFI, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, reverse cycle air conditioning, iron and ironing board and free FOXTEL. Additional free car parking is also available for larger vehicles.The property also boasts a private function room which is ideally suited for weddings, conferences and functions. Guests can also enjoy our fully licensed restaurant and bar. Open Monday to Saturday for Dinner with Breakfast being served 7 days. ... more   less 
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