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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Reasonably priced, clean, spacious room and friendly helpful staff. After a long drive the bed was comfortable, the bath a welcome option and having the basin in a separate dressing area meant undisturbed use of toilet and shower/bath while making coffee. Restaurant food was reasonably priced and delicious. Would ask for a rear room next time, as traffic noise was... More 

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms at this property were always a bit middle of the road, but the restaurant used to make up for it - the foods was excellent. But on both of our last two visits the meals have been of a much lower standard than they previously were, and given that there are motels offering better rooms.....well, I suppose it's... More 

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Thank Honesttravel99
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Ballina Island Motor inn on a recent business trip to the NSW North Coast. The room I had was comfortable for one person, with clean and tidy kitchenette and bathroom. Whilst on the main road I did not hear any traffic noise which was nice. Generally the room was very clean, tidy and comfortable and I would... More 

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Thank Simon W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to rest up in on our journey south from Yeppoon. We got there at about 7pm . Very clean hotel , unfortunately we were only there for one night . The bed was very comfortable, shower was great . Greeted by a very friendly dog and manager ! Recommended

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to stay here because of my daughter playing representative touch football. She had a gala day here and the hotel was perfect about five minutes from the fields she played on. The room was nice with appliances and big rooms I had my daughters friend with us who also was on her team they had to single beds... More 

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Thank m_poy11
New South Wales, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After driving for hours with 3 restless kids we pulled in to your Motor inn at a ridiculous hour. Worrying it would be like most last minute stop overs we were ready for another long and uncomfortable night of "rest" and "what creatures are we sharing our room with tonight" before a long haul home. Instead We were blown away... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night with a family member as we had to attend a funeral. Rooms - beds comfy and linens nice and clean. However the furniture is from the 80s and badly needs updating. The bathrooms are as clean as they could make them however does need to be regrouted and re sealed. The carpet needs to be... More 

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Thank Adventures_with_Kel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Top food and wonderful friendly service from this restaurant at the Ballina Island Motor Inn. Haven't stayed ar the Motel as local but have been to the restaurant on many occasions in the last 6 months and always the same great service.

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Thank Helen M
gold coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the first time last weekend and were very, very pleasantly surprised! Dianne and Nic were great hosts as was Zak:). We had really good food ( I had a really fresh Thai beef salad and the chef very happily adjusted for my allergies - thanks heaps!). The wine list was better than usual for this kind of... More 

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Thank julie e
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I am astounded at the reviews which are positive. This hotel is awful. The Owners/Manager's are SO rude it goes beyond comprehension. We were greeted with a total lack of enthusiasm and rudeness that is hard to describe. On entering the room, we were greeted by a plain sub-standard room. No facilities, no microwave and very dirty. We asked the... More 

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Thank Kay S
Tina T, Owner at BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn, responded to this review

In the 6 months we have been at this motel we have had 3 fictitious reviews. I have not responded to the other two but this one had my children doubled over in laughter at the vision of their mother running around the motel bra-less in denim cutoffs (that left nothing to the imagination) so I felt obliged to respond.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ballina Island Motor Inn is a resort style 40 room motel. 10 minutes to Lennon Head and 30 minutes to iconic Byron Bay. The grounds include a lagoon style salt water pool and spa, located within a tranquil garden setting. All rooms are located at ground level and are fully equipped with LCD TV’s, free WIFI, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, reverse cycle air conditioning, iron and ironing board and free FOXTEL. Additional free car parking is also available for larger vehicles.The property also boasts a private function room which is ideally suited for weddings, conferences and functions. Guests can also enjoy our fully licensed restaurant and bar. Open Monday to Saturday for Dinner with Breakfast being served 7 days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn

Address: 1 Ronan Pl, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range: $81 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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