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Riverside Holiday Apartments

35 Fawcett Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia (Formerly Ramada Riverside)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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doonan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The receptionist was the only redeeming feature of this hotel We booked a two bedroom suite and when we arrived found the standard was totally unexceptable the worst feature was the most unpleasant smell permeated the whole unit and the unit was desperately in need of refurbishment in fairness they did offer us a refund

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The 4 1/2 star rating must have been self appointed. A more accurate description of this property also starts with an F, but ends with a D. From the filthy cups to the feisty toilet, to the overall funky smell. Made me wonder if the sheets belonged to previous guests.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Would have to be the worst place I have ever stayed in bar none. The room appeared as though it had not been cleaned after the previous guests. The cups had coffee ring stains and tea stains. The bed appeared as if it had not been changed,and just made up. The whole place had a bad smell.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights, could have stayed longer. The views are lovely, the living room is massive, the facilities are perfect. Very comfortable for a family of 5 to stay there for a week. The main part of town is quiet at night so not many eating choices. Right across the road from the apartments is a kids... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom spa apartment on our way to surfers. This apartment was HUGE. I have been in smaller houses. Everything was exceptionally clean and I especially liked the separation of the kids room to ours. We were on the first floor with an expansive view with massive balcony over the Richmond River. The staff... More 

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Dundowran Beach, Qld Aus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed two nights , the first in a two bedroom river front apartment the other in a motel style room due to the fact that the two bedroom was fully booked. The Motel style room was adequate and fully appointed for that style of accommodation. The Two bedroom however was more than we expected, the living area was huge... More 

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Lennox Head, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for three nights in a one bedroom apartment with river glimpses from the large and very private balcony. After we checked in we found a couple of minor things that needed seeing to and they were fixed immediately. Well done. Our apartment was spacious, clean and a pleasure to stay in. I could live... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment on the 3rd floor (lift access). I have never seen such a large apartment. 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms separate toilet, laundry. Very large kitchen and tastefully decorated. Large lounge and dining area as well. Large outdoor balcony that overlooked the Richmond River. Outdoor table and chairs as well as an outdoor lounge and chairs.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Stayed two nights in spacious room with balcony found staff friendly and most helpfull. Excellent location right by the river and in the town centre. We accidently left some valuables in the room and we're very relieved to have them safely stored and recovered. Thoroughly recommend.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I stayed in a hotel room which is larger than most large outdoor terrace with table chairs and a lounge with side tabe. My only disappointment is that they do not offer laundry facilities for guests who stay in the smaller rooms a coin operated facility would be helpful for those holiday travelers, staff where kind enough to bring fresh... More 

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