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Richmond Motor Inn

227 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Driving north and weather turned, so decided to stay overnight in Ballina. Have stayed previously at the Ramada there but in view of the weather, looked for something closer to the RSL Club. Noticed the Golden Chain sign and drove in to be greeted by Maria in reception. Maria and Graham have only been managing this Motel for a short... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I was very impressed with the friendliness of the owners/staff. Also I found the rooms were very clean and tidy. I definitely would stay again. Very happy! Unfortunately it was only for an overnight stay. I do recall stay there once before back in 1997 for an overnight stay as well. This time was different as I do recall the... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Fantastic people that run the motel always happy and friendly. The rooms are immaculate and beautifully presented. My last stay I'd left my iPad charger at home the next thing they brought out a box of charges and proceeded to look for one that was compatible. Diagonally opposite is the RSL with the best food at reasonable prices. The view... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Two old retired surfies stopped over on the way up the coast. The owners Kerry and Peter are extremely friendly and helpful, and we found the room was spacious and very comfortable. It is located accross the road from the RSL club, where the food (and beer) was delicious. Would recommend highly.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked on-line and were welcomed by Peter and Kerrie to the motel. They could not have been more helpful & friendly. The room was very clean and offered everything you needed for a short stay. Breakfast is available, served in your room, always with a friendly greeting from Kerrie. The main shopping centre is in walking distance and the... More 

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NSW
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A planned stop after very slow run down the Gold Coast. Manager very friendly and helpful. If you are not interested in eating at the club there is an excellent selection of eateries within a block . Good shower! Oodles of room and very good breakfast.

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Tasmania
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Overnight unplanned stop over on our trip south from Brisbane. Offered the Executive Spa room at a good price and was pleasantly surprised at the size ( huge ) of the room. Comfortable bed and very modern. Very handy to the RSL across the road which had great cheap meals. Only complaint was as the room was at the end... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Although nothing special to look at the Richmond was a great place to stay on our journey south fro Qld. We asked for a downstairs room and we are offered a family room even though we were only a couple, lot's of space clean and tidy with all the facilities we needed. Very friendly owners and just across the road... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We spent one night in this motel, chosen because of it's location opposite the RSL Club where we intended to have the evening meal. We had an upstairs room with all the features you need in a motel. Unfortunately it was a Friday night and the club was packed out with no tables available for dining. Luckily the motel was... More 

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Cairns, Qld. Australia
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I recently visited Ballina for a family funeral. Booked this Motor Inn as it was conveniently located opposite the RSL. Kerrie & Peter the owners could not have been more helpful & friendly. The room was very clean and offered everything you needed for a short stay. Breakfast is available, served in your room, this was great as I could... More 

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