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Chaparral Motel

Pacific Hwy | 486 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 18 Hotels in Ballina
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wyong, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our return trip from the Sunshine Coast to Sydney we stayed at the Chaparral motel in Ballina. It was great value for money and our hosts Kylie and Michael made us feel very welcome. Unfortunately I forgot to look in the wardrobe before I left and found I had left several pieces of clothing behind. By the time Michael... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here just one night on a road trip, it was heaven sent. My navigation unit mislead me on location, however a quick phone xall sorted out the location ( handy hint, it is next to a BP service station). The phone call and directions were delivered in good humour, the room was neat, clean and well appointed. The... More

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

11 of us from Queensland spent three nights at the Chapperal Motel and hosts Michael and Kylie went out of their way to make us welcome as we were bowling the local attractions were not uppermost in our minds however the few who were not bowling had some good shopping. We had a Barbecue and Michael arranged the tables chairs... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

What a find this motel is!!! We stayed here one night on way to Brisbane. I had phoned ahead to book a room and Kylie was very friendly and obliging on the phone and offered the choice of an upstairs or downstairs room when I chose the downstairs one she said it was a bit smaller than the other, so... More

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Caboolture, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Michael & Kylie are your hosts, along with their two beautiful girls. They take pride in making you feel welcome from the first contact right through to your check-out. The bathroom was in immaculate condition with NO mould anywhere. Nearby there is a family friendly Tavern and within easy walk the local fish Co-op for nice fish'n'chips. We will definitely... More

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Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stopped here for one night on the way to Queensland. The staff were great - very friendly. We had undercover parking and there is also a club and various eateries within walking distance. The room was clean, bed comfy and internet was available if required. On arrival we were given a small bottle of fresh milk for tea and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Had a fantastic 2 week stay. Wonderful friendly hosts, love the fresh white linen and fluffy white towels. Undercover parking as well, very relaxed and comfortable. Very clean room with everything in it plus good internet. I had a very happy stay. Great price and great motel. Linda - Sydney

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Central Coast
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Warm welcome by Managers at this very comfortable motel en route to Brisbane. Very clean room with fluffy snow white towels. Room had tea and coffee making facilities and microwave, toaster, crockery and cutlery . toiletries provided. Undercover parking at front of room.Have stayed in many at Ballina but value for money,this is a stand out. Wifi is free and... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I were looking for a motel in Ballina to stay overnight driving back late Friday afternoon from the Gold Coast to Sydney. We found the Chaparral Motel on the internet and booked it really not knowing much about it. How pleasantly surprised we were. The room was very comfortable and clean and well equippped for our stay.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is our second stay at the Chaparral, Motel in Ballins & we're very happy with everything. Great price, nice clean room, comfortable bed, strong internet. Good soundproofing in the room (very little outside noise heard). Friendlt owners/managers... Highly recommended.

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Address: Pacific Hwy | 486 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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