We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ballina Motel

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Ballina
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

8 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 8: English reviews
Start your review of Ballina Motel
 Click to rate
Ocean Shores, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Partner, baby and i stayed here one night and was extremely happy with our accommodation, hosts were super nice and welcoming. Room was big enough for portacot and bed was comfy enough. Would happily stay again if in the area :)

1Thank sarahdj82
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This is the sort of place that one would stay purely out of desperation. We stayed here for one night during the 2014 Byron Blues Feast because we couldn't get accommodation elsewhere. To say that it is basic is overstating it. The room's had a very musty smell, the decor was dated (or at least stuff Vinnies would reject!) and...

5Thank noah1971
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This is the sort of place that would suit a desperado. I was that person and it filled a need to have a bed for the night. To say that it is basic is an understatement. The only highlight of the room was the amazing hot shower that I had. Apart from this, I'd say go elsewhere.

5Thank Elizabeth61Melbourne
Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

As we drove towards our room I noticed how muddy the grounds were around the motel. Upon entering our room the first thing I noticed was the musty smell. The room decor was dated and in my opinion should be chucked out, I don't even think St Vinnies would accept the bed and bedside table. The toilet & basin dripped...

9Thank holidayjoSydney
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Stayed here for the night on a trip south. All I needed was a place to get a good night sleep that was clean and comfortable without breaking the bank. Ballina motel was the place and was more than happy. The bed was great, the room was neat and clean and the bathroom was a good size and spotlessly clean....

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Dropped in to the Ballina Motel for a two night stay with a mate while on a trip up the coast. We wanted something cheap, yet reasonable enough and for $75 for the night we thought we had found it...how wrong we were! On upon entering the extremely small room, the first thing we noticed was the tiled floors with...

11Thank Alycat83
South Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2012

We stayed here for three nights, it was all we could get into when Splendour in the Grass was on in Byron Bay. The room was clean with bedding and furniture that is extremely old and worn. The sink was cracked and chipped and I thought it might fall off the wall and the bathroom smelled musty. After getting back...

6Thank Adelaidean_9
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This motel was the cheapest my wife and I could find for an overnight stay from Brisbane to Newcastle and we got what we paid for. There is no opening hours for the front desk so you need to ring the mobile (which said it was disconnected) or press the bell or ring the front desk and they will come...

1Thank you_will_find_me

1 photo of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (1)
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Ballina hotels
1.9 km away
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ballina Byron
0.7 km away
Comfort Inn All Seasons
Comfort Inn All Seasons
#8 of 20 in Ballina
158 reviews
2.0 km away
Ballina Travellers Lodge Motel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.0 km away
Chaparral Motel
Chaparral Motel
#9 of 20 in Ballina
18 reviews
1.3 km away
Ballina Heritage Inn
Ballina Heritage Inn
#1 of 20 in Ballina
255 reviews
0.4 km away
Ballina Byron Motor Inn
Ballina Byron Motor Inn
#18 of 20 in Ballina
20 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


Additional Information about Ballina Motel

Address: 369 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Hotel Class:2 star — Ballina Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ballina Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid at all costs, it's that simple !!!!”
 of 5 bubbles noah1971, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
1 of 1