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Ballina Colonial Motel

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“road noise”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
The Ballina Colonial Motel provides a quiet location, away from the main thoroughfare, just south of Ballina Shopping Centres and within easy reach of the beaches, river, shops, clubs and restaurants. We are just a 25 minute scenic drive from Byron Bay via Lennox Head. Here at the...
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Location and contact
9 Bangalow Road, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
3.5 km to Ballina Byron Airport
91 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

Overall we enjoyed our stay at the Colonial Motel. The owner was very friendly and helpful. The pool was a good size and the rooms were clean. Nice and close to the shopping centre, a good quiet location. Extra cutlery and crockery were provided on...More

Thank Dee2709
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We stay here every year for the Ballina Car Show and wouldn't stay anywhere else. The motel is close to all the major shopping centres which makes it very handy. The rooms are very comfortable as are the beds and always spotlessly clean. The airconditioners...More

1  Thank Jamie L
Response from Ballina C, Owner at Ballina Colonial MotelResponded 22 January 2015

Thanks Jamie; love your sense of humour and look forward to seeing you again next January.

Reviewed 30 December 2014

Pros: Comfortable queen bed Reasonable price for busy time of year, stayed 1 night on way home from Qld to NSW Mostly quiet at night Air conditioner worked well and not too noisy, which is important to us Very friendly reception staff Cons: Did not...More

Thank Soulmates55
Reviewed 26 December 2014

I did not get a chance to let the owner know that the air conditioner, which is a bit dated, just did not work. As I am on medication which gives me hot flushes, it was impossible to sleep, even with the fan. So please...More

2  Thank Janet D
Response from Ballina C, Owner at Ballina Colonial MotelResponded 14 January 2015

Oh dear what a shame that you saw fit to use social media to advise us of a routine maintenance problem, rather than calling us or leaving a note. Will Room 7 be wrongly condemned forever? We were not even aware of the issue, as...More

Reviewed 14 July 2014

We have stayed at the Colonial Motel at Ballina on our way to and from Queensland for many years. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The rooms have been refurbished and have 2 lounge chairs, which are most welcome after a long drive. The...More

Thank maryannSydney
Response from Ballina C, Owner at Ballina Colonial MotelResponded 30 August 2014

Thank you for your kind comments and individual scores for Sleep Quality, Cleanliness and Service and I am sure that you were well intentioned. However your 'overall' score of 'average' is not reflective of this. In fact this, together with your similar review in June...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$72 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$72 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Undercover parking at your door"
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"eastern rooms are further from the road"
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"All of the rooms are great and Paul has just started renovations on the bathrooms which he has a couple..."
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"Our room was on roadside, so other rooms at the back may be quieter, not sure? (We asked for a quiet room but..."
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