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Slipway Hotel Motel

56 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Lismore, Australia
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

This hotel has street frontage so you can watch the world go by. Warm day so sitting in front outdoor area with the sea breeze was lovely. Several $10 lunch options are great value. Rump, chicken schnitzel etc all served with salad & chips and choice of sauce. Quick, cheap, easy & relaxed. Would definitely go back.

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Cairns, Australia
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

My room was well appointed in a block behind the hotel toward the river. It was quiet and a short walk to the shops I wanted to visit. Clean. Had dinner in the hotel restaurant. I chose the Atlantic salmon, which was nicely cooked..

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

The rooms were fairly clean. They could do with a major clean, spring clean. The air condition was way to noisy. We couldn't have it on because it kept us awake. The unit could do with a ceiling fan or two. But the thing that annoyed us most is there were only two pillows and they were both about 10cm... More 

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Cooktown, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The Hotel is in a great location. Room was OK but a little dated. The restaurant at the Hotel had a substantial menu however during our stay the deep fryer was broken which limited food choices. Hotel is centrally located in the CBD and close to restaurants, shops and the river.

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in ballina due to high prices in Byron, but should have stayed somewhere else as this place was both worn and in a dodgy street. You check in through a bar and the wifi is horrible. The lights in the rooms does not make a nice atmosphere and I actually don't think the owners have put much effort... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at Slipway for four nights and found it a great place. The rooms are spacious and clean and we found the entire staff from cleaner to pub staff perfect, friendly and helpful. Lunch and dinner at the pub where good size and not expensive and tasted very good. My only suggestion would for them to put fans in the... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We booked this hotel at the last minute on Booking.com because my husband decided to go to the Byron Bay Markets on the Sunday. Everything was booked up in most accommodations because it is the first week of January and many are on holiday. So I looked up a few reviews regarding this hotel and some did not sound too... More 

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Tabulam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Last weekend we stayed the night in Ballina and were booked into the Slipway Hotel. The room was spacious, clean, comfortable and the shower was hot. The bakery next door was ideal for coffee and breakfast. Sunday lunch was in the hotel and the chef did a great job looking after our party of 12 getting us fed and on... More 

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Ringwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The hotel doesn't do itself justice by the look of the front of it.. The Motel rooms are modern and very comfortable. The complex is within walking distance of the main street shops. Last night we had the special a $10 steak and veg, it was great we will be eating here again tonight.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I don't think this place warrants such terrible reviews from previous guests. We stayed here for one night for a birthday party nearby. The room was very clean. It was close to shops and restaurants. The view you get is of the car park but it is only a two/three star hotel. I'm not sure what else people expect to... More 

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