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Chaparral Motel

Certificate of Excellence
Pacific Hwy | 486 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Chaparral Motel
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Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in Ballina
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Macquarie, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Value for money !!!!! We were all very pleasantly surprised to find this motel so accommodating and clean and fresh bright nice clean linen of the comfortable beds for the price we paid . We are a family of four and had heaps of room to move around . The owners were very friendly on arrival and we actually chose... More 

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Tuncurry, Australia
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very , very clean motel. A bit old but linen etc crisp, clean great. Traffic noise at day , but virtually none after 9pm. Good on site manager. Thanks. Bonus - next door is a fresh seafood outlet/shop. On other side is a pub/bistro with good value $12 pensioner ) meals

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Brisbane
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the accommodations beautiful and very inexpensive. Service was good and room was very clean. Staff only too happy to help. The area was quiet and we appreciated the cable tv. Even though it does not take long to travel anywhere in Ballina we found that we were a little away from the nice views and beaches, which was... More 

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Tenterfield, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finding a place with 3 separate beds on a budget is hard to find until we found Chaparral Motel in Ballina! So much thought has gone into each room including a soft & firm pillow on each bed with spares if required. Power extension packs for us that have a few extra things to charge overnight. Huge shower head that... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were mighty impressed with this accomodation. We just booked in according to some reviews. Nice clean room, parked right in front. Lovely bathroom, nice comfortable bed. Fridge a decent size. Toaster and some biscuits. Bottle of milk supplied on arrival. Pretty impressed. Friendly staff. We will stay again if we come through. Thanks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely family owned motel that had no problems in accommodating our last minute weekend booking. The room was exceptionally clean & our stay was just delightful.We had a wonderful time in Byron bay which is a short drive away so it's pretty local to everything as well. Room service always had lovely fresh towels when we returned.. A definate must... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We just wanted somewhere for our family to 'stop overnight' that was reasonably priced and convenient. This place ticked the boxes for us for a one night stay. (Although I was a little surprised by so many 5 star ratings that other reviewers have given). It was clean, tidy and very comfortable. Management were pleasant and unobtrusive. Towels and bedding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lovely place to stay. Friendly owners. We stayed in a deluxe queen which was clean and comfortable and included a newly renovated bathroom. Close to eateries, petrol and highway made it the perfect stopover on our way to Queensland. Thank you ☺️

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Mackay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Beautiful neat tidy well maintained rooms. Very comfortable & quite & great value for money. 10 out of 10 to the management for whom no task was to much to ask in their endeavour to make everybody feel so welcome. Your local knowledge & advice was truly appreciated.

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Hong Kong
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47 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Besides the fact that this is a truck stop style motel, the management was aggressive. It was so bad, that even though I prepaid for 3 rooms, I turned around and walked out and forfeited the rooms and stayed at the Comfort Inn down the road.

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, however, I remember the night completely different to your review. Your booking was made through an online booking site which clearly states our office hours, you arrived at our motel at 11pm, you contacted the booking site as our office was now closed, the booking site in turn contacted us and we where happy to... More 

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