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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great budget motel. The rooms are basis but very clean and have everything you need for an overnight stay, the showers are nice and hot with good water pressure. The rooms are set back from the highway so there is minimum traffic noise. The managers/owners are also willing to negotiate the price

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Very friendly owner/manageress, she was lovely and made us feel very welcome on our travels. Room compact, but VERY clean and comfortable. Had everything we needed. Food outlets very close and also close to beach.

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Sweden
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146 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I was looking forward to stay in a room of 30 sqm with pool views as it was stated in my booking, so I was quite disappointed when I found out that there was not pool at all, and that our room was placed away from the courtyard and on the back. It was NOT 30 sqm at all. However,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked a Deluxe room over the phone with the advertised online price of $85 pn. This room came with a queen size bed and a single bed. It wasn't necessary to have the extra bed so I told the lady that a Quuen bed was all that was required. She said that wouldn't be a problem.... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Sydney from Gold Coast early January and we paid $170 through Booking.Com. We stayed in a room with 2 adults (double bed) and 2kids (2singles) There was no toiletries, 1 small bar fridge. Old table with rust on its metal legs and No hair drier. No had towels just bath towels. Odd number Cutlery,bowls... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Ballina was a good half-way point from Sydney to Hervey Bay. Almare Motel is basic but clean and staff very accommodating and friendly. The room is small, with en-suite and has the facilities for morning cup of tea and crockery for a simple breakfast. I found it perfectly adequate for our need of one night accommodation. WIFI is available and... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The motel appears to have sunk on the north side, the whole room sloped and the shower accumulated water on the north side. No fan in the bathroom. Parking was indeterminate too. Shade makes a big difference. Had enough room for 4. Room servicing was good. Location is ok now the bypass is in, but it can still be tricky... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

My partner and I drove from Sydney to the Gold Coast for a short getaway and stayed for a night on our way to the Gold Coast. Although the room is a little dated it is very clean and there is everything you need (aircon, TV, toaster, kettle, cutlery etc). The staff are genuinely friendly and extremely helpful. The motel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

If i could rate this hotel 0 stars I would. I arrived here to stay one night, upon arrival we walked into our room and straight away were blown away by the strong stale smell in the air which didn't seem to go away no matter how much we tried. We tried to overlook this and have a good night... More 

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Raymond Terrace, Australia
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34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Firstly, this hotel does NOT have a swimming pool.The photo of the swimming pool on the booking engine I used looked very appealing, so I was very disappointed when I checked in to learn that the pool had gone. My room was facing a side street, rather than River Street, and as such was much quieter. The room itself is... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Almare Tourist Motel

Address: 339 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range: $59 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Almare Tourist Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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