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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Richmond Motor Inn

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Richmond Motor Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

50 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 50: English reviews
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

great stop over on the way up the coast, Richmond Motor Inn very convenient to the river and boardwalk and RSL over the road for a nice meal. Room very clean and no street noise at all. We had two rooms, one double and one a family room although really more suitable for 2 as the sofa is the other...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank vicki e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with hubby late Dec 2016 for 5 nights. Bloke who manages this hotel is genuine and friendly. Really helped us out with all sorts of queries about the local area, investment, living in and around Ballina, etc. We had some great yaps with him. Richmond Motor Inn is right across road from the river and various eateries. It...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank wishtago...
Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The management of this motel can not do enough for you they will go out of their way to assist. The rooms are in excellent condition and the cleanest that I have experienced. I have stayed at this motel on many occasions and have always found the rooms to be of the highest quality. Ballina now that the highway has...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Reg509
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stayed on a Saturday night in a ground floor family room, very tidy but it way during a bit of a heat wave and the room A/C really struggled to pump any cold air out - only managed cool even on the minimum setting - lucky the motel pool was close by clean and cold. This Motel is directly across...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Les J
Childers, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great location (right opposite the RSL) and within walking distance of all the shops. The room was clean and contained all the facilities one would expect in a motel e.g. fridge, tea and coffee making facilities etc. I would stay here again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gary_Childers
Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very nice room bedding was great clean and hygienic excellent service management friendly and obliging staff helpful shower taps were a bit hard to regulate but overall a great place to stay would definitely recommend this motel

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sco5
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We always stay here when we're heading up the coast from Sydney to Qld. The motel is directly opposite the RSL and just down the road from the pub which both serve good meals. The rooms are clean and service very friendly.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank franigipani
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

* Stayed here on a Saturday night. * For the money this is an excellent motel. * The building is not new but it is in top condition. * The room we had was very good..........good size.........really good bed.........and the shower/bathroom has been renovated to an high standard.....AND - the shower works really well and is HOT. * In addition...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Terry C
Armidale, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This motel is the perfect stop for anyone seeking a comfortable night's sleep. The owners have gone to a lot of trouble to make the rooms comfortable and were kind to me after I befell disaster on route. The place is across the road from the RSL and in the hub of Ballina central. I would happily stay here again...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank EF982
Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A great place for a stop over enroute to northern Q'land. Upon arrival made to feel welcome Room & bed comfortable, clean and tidy across the road from the RSL for a nice feed. Had breakfast delivered to our room it was great. Would have no hesitation to stop for a couple of days to explore Ballina.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank onecarp

43 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (42)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (32)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Ballina hotels
0.6 km away
Comfort Inn All Seasons
Comfort Inn All Seasons
#8 of 19 in Ballina
154 reviews
0.6 km away
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ballina Byron
0.0 km away
Ballina Heritage Inn
Ballina Heritage Inn
#1 of 19 in Ballina
231 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.6 km away
Coast Inn Motel
Coast Inn Motel
#6 of 19 in Ballina
161 reviews
0.7 km away
Ballina Travellers Lodge Motel
2.1 km away
BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Richmond Motor Inn is located in the heart of Ballina , across the road from the Award Winning Ballina RSL Club and The Richmond River. A short walk to the commercial and financial centre of Ballina and a wide diversity of eateries and shopping. We have 13 units at the motel ranging from family rooms, twin share and double rooms with king or queen beds, we also have our executive spa room. A 5 minute drive to the airport and bus station nearby. We have FREE WiFI, Foxtel, A/C, tea/coffee making facilities in all rooms, microwaves,toasters, hairdryers and FREE off street parking. A short drive to the beautiful pristine beaches of Ballina, or a drive into the hinterland visiting numerous villages and craft stalls. We know you will enjoy your time in Ballina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Richmond Motor Inn

Address: 227 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range: €82 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Richmond Motor Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
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 Richmond Motor Inn 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

“Older guests should ask for ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles Reg509, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked the same, 1/2 are ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles 0lesj, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the ground floor, so that you can park your bike outside the room.”
 of 5 bubbles Gary_Childers, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room down the back lovely and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles sco5, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Could be busy on the road - suggest ask for room at back”
 of 5 bubbles terryc568, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay