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Chaparral Motel

Pacific Hwy | 486 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in Ballina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014
pink_sar8 Tuncurry, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tuncurry, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Spent a night here on the way through to Brisbane and loved it! From the outside the motel looks out-dated but looks can be deceiving! For $90 a night it was great value for money! Check in was great. The owners are lovely people, very friendly and helpful. Having under cover parking at your door is a real bonus that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Recently stayed at Chaparral in Ballina for 4 nights & found my room to be clean, comfortable & very handy to the highway. My hosts were a young, friendly couple who were welcoming & helpful. I appreciated the free wifi. Motel is literally across the road from a shopping complex which has everything you could need, including a petrol station... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

If you are looking for a comfortable bed and a basic clean room, you can't go past the Chapparal Hotel in Ballina. We stayed two nights to attend a wedding. Not only is it well situated on River St, across the road from Dan Murphys, bakery and coffee shop, but has the nicest Management I have ever met. Nothing was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Spent 2 nights in April 2014 with wifey and kiddo and had a great time. It's an older property but is all clean, fit and proper. Great beds, clean linen and good size rooms. Terrific family running the place who were very welcoming.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I recently stayed one night while passing through Ballina. This place is such value for money. A lot of time has been spent making the rooms look fantastic. The free wifi is a great bonus. I would definitely stay here again. Free continental breakfast another plus. Great work guys !!!!

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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

I have been travelling along the coast of Australia and inland for the better part of 12 months. Just recently I decided to make the tremendous journey back to Newcastle in NSW from Cairns QLD. I had stayed in a couple of different places on the way down and came across Chaparral Motel via wotif. I rang as soon as... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

These guys saved me in a very tough situation when my 4pm flight out of Ballina was postponed until the next day. Seriously annoyed, this seemingly disappeared after I made my way to the hotel and was allocated lucky room number 7. I took a hot, strong shower before laying down on the soft pillows and sheets which adorned the... More

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Ballina, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Clean and tidy rooms with everything you need. Very impressed with how comfortable our bed was and great shower head. Friendly staff, good location and overall great value for money. would definately stay here again if we come back to Ballina

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

My kids and I have stayed here numours times. The owners are wonderful people. It's the only place we will stay while visiting ballina. Always clean, tidy and we always feel as we are staying with friends. I would highly recommend staying here to everyone.

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Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We were stopping overnight on our way home from Sydney, so booked a night in Ballina, and so glad we did, what a lovely little spot, we've only driven through the place before, so it was really nice to stop overnight and have a bit of a look around. The motel was nice and clean, the managers were really nice... More

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Address: Pacific Hwy | 486 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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