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Riverside Holiday Apartments

4.5 of 5 Condominium   |   35 Fawcett Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia (Formerly Ramada Riverside)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
33 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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146 reviews 146 reviews
39 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

When checking in the apartment, staff was very friendly and polite. Check in was quick and easy, car parking ample undercover secure. The lift to the apartment was a little small but we managed to get in ok. We stayed in a 3 bedroom apartment with plenty of room and kitchen had everything needed. Sleep quality was excellent and nothing... More

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We were in Ballina last week, and stayed at the Ballina Suites for 3 nights in a twin room. There was no kitchen facilities for us to wash up except the bathroom vanity. There were ants everywhere, our bath towels did not get changed at all during a four day stay, nor were our bed sheets changed. We were not... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Reception staff were pleasant, friendly and helpful. The counter is attended from Mon. to Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rest of the time you can reach someone by phone by dialing 9 from the apartment phone. (The lift-elevator displayed a notice to the effect that the management will not tolerate parties,... More

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Lismore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Spent one night to celebrate my wife's birthday. Standard double. Spacious, clean, shared balcony - which could impinge on privacy. Location is central. A bit expensive for what you receive. Restaurant pleasant with a special during our stay that was excellent value.

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Gosford, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

Has great apartments with possible the best views in ballina. Had a great stay here even if it was just for a night. Would not hessitate to reccommend this place to anyone.

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Aussie Traveller
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2010

A little expensive for Ballina but in our opinion worth the extra. It's just a hotel room but nice local-town staff and not tourist-oriented was a nice change after the Gold Coast. Perfect location on the river and although the pool area has the worst view in Ballina, it is a good size pool to relax in. Room was slightly... More

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14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2008

The hotel facilities are really appalling - carpets need replacing, it needs to be repainted, curtains need replacing, furniture needs to be spruced up. The location is good and staff were friendly, but the facilities are really, really tired.

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Also Known As:
Ramada Ballina
Ballina Ramada
Address: 35 Fawcett Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia (Formerly Ramada Riverside)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 9 Specialty lodging in Ballina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Riverside Holiday Apartments 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ballina’s Premier Leisure and Corporate AccommodationSituated on the banks of the beautiful Richmond River, Riverside is a four and a half star rated boutique style property offering modern Hotel style rooms or spacious, fully equipped 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartment options. ... more   less 
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