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.

Ballina Colonial Motel

34 reviews
Save
Other hotels you may like
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average26%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“new owners”(4 reviews)
“road noise”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Wheelchair Access
3.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Other hotels you may like
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (34)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for Ballina Colonial Motel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
33 results
Traveller rating
10
12
9
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
10
12
9
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsnew ownersundercover parkingroad noiseroom was cleanone nightfriendly serviceclose to townmotellinendogfacilities
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 33 reviews
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

Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

What a lovely hotel, immaculately clean, recently refurbished, friendly owners, only 5 minutes drive into town centre however nice and quiet. As a lone female traveller on a work trip, I felt very safe & comfortable here. Has everything you need - lounge chairs, great...More

1  Thank SuzieSpiro
Response from Ballina C, Owner at Ballina Colonial MotelResponded 10 July 2014

Suzanne, thank you for your kind review. We work hard at providing our guests with a quiet, comfortable and friendly service. Hopefully you will stay with us again on your next RMS visit.

Reviewed 17 February 2014

We stayed at the Colonial on the 14th Feb for one night. The room is quiet, very clean, nice linen, great bed, and anything else you want is there. There are no stairs and parking is right at your door. Can definitely recommend this place.

Thank Anne2014620
View more reviews
PreviousNext
134567
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ballina Colonial Motel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Room Tips
"Undercover parking at your door"
Read review
"eastern rooms are further from the road"
Read review
"All of the rooms are great and Paul has just started renovations on the bathrooms which he has a couple..."
Read review
"Our room was on roadside, so other rooms at the back may be quieter, not sure? (We asked for a quiet room but..."
Read review
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