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Almare Tourist Motel

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Redcliffe, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This motel was not small and and older but very clean ,tidy and good for a one night passing through Ballina stay. Staff were very nice. The price was very good and it was very comfortable. Close to local shops 10 min walk and nearby restaurants. Rsl club just down the Main Street again 10 mins away. No views but...

Thank Christina M
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016

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

Thank 1ozzie
Reviewed 29 June 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.

Thank watwethought
Reviewed 29 March 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,...

Thank Egus
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Reviewed 6 March 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....

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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 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...

Thank Lina W
North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 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...

Thank AlenaH_Oz
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 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...

Thank Wena G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 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...

1Thank 559sharon
Reviewed 25 October 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...

3Thank Caitlin W

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Almare Tourist Motel

Address: 339 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range: $81 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Almare Tourist Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Get one in the corner.”
 of 5 bubbles wenag2014, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the side street if you are worried about traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles vickis978, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Phone direct to the motel and not through an agency, they like it better that way”
 of 5 bubbles 860alfredaa, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Opt for the Deluxe Family room rather than the Standard.”
 of 5 bubbles Lilacbella, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“all budget rooms are good, but if you want a bit of extra space.. get the bigger room.”
 of 5 bubbles 594denisee, 13 May 2014 | Read review
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