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Ballina Byron Motor Inn

329 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478 Australia

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#13 of 15 motels in Ballina
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See why so many travellers make Ballina Byron Motor Inn their motel of choice when visiting Ballina. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Ballina Byron Motor Inn is a budget friendly motel offering a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The motel features baggage storage. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool, which has made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Ballina. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail (1.4 mi) and Ballina Head Lookout (2.5 mi), guests of Ballina Byron Motor Inn can easily experience some of Ballina's most well known attractions.

If you’re looking for a French restaurant, consider a visit to Che Bon, which is not far from Ballina Byron Motor Inn.

Should time allow, Big Prawn, Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, and Northern Rivers Community Gallery are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Ballina Byron Motor Inn as you experience all of the things Ballina has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Vending machine
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Wifi
Outdoor pool
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Air conditioning
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Iron
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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3.0 of 5 stars
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English

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329 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478 Australia
Ballina Byron Motor Inn
37Reviews2Q+A15Room tips

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Bec M wrote a review Feb 2024
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Only because of the person on reception tonight and who was responsible for taking our money for the restaurant bill , rude and disrespectful and totally unsuitable for the position she was hired for , her classy act of running out of the motel demanding our room number after our room , meal and drinks paid for , really made our stay unforgettable , never coming back despite the great food and service from our French waiter tonight , I feel sorry for the owners of this business
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The rooms are old and dated , clean but the decor is outdated, could do with a renovation,...
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cassdee91 wrote a review May 2019
Geelong34 contributions1 helpful vote
A quick stop overnight in Ballina, this lovely hotel accommodated us at short notice. Lovely staff and neat and tidy room. Very cute towel animals on the bed to greet us too. Easy to find and reasonably priced.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Daddyo59 wrote a review Apr 2019
Greater Adelaide, Australia32 contributions8 helpful votes
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Loved it we will be back. Friendly place. As I mentioned in my original review it has a lot including nice touches. Very clean but did not have that hyper strong bleach’s smell some places do. Big tick for simplicity and affordability
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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MrsEbonyRae wrote a review Mar 2019
Ipswich, Australia85 contributions52 helpful votes
Lovely service, nothing a hassle at all even though we called in late at night for a last minute booking. Easy as location. Booked a King bed room and couldn’t fault it in any way shape or form. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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wills68 wrote a review Jan 2019
Brisbane, Australia120 contributions91 helpful votes
Was not here for long, and arrived too late and left too early to make a comment about service. That said, it's a competent motel accommodation option. It's by-no-means flash, but it was clean, easy to find and available. They happily made arrangement for my late arrival.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Ask for a room away from the dining area
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primary s wrote a review Dec 2018
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Great price great staff, I did a last minute late arvo book in and the staff where still super gracious. On top of that I was granted a late check out. I'm a byron local and did a huge road trip. This place was a welcome stop over until home. Thanks guys. Stevie.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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Bob E wrote a review Nov 2018
Melbourne, Australia320 contributions38 helpful votes
I teamed up with my Western Australian sister to go on the seven day experience and enjoyed the whole experience from beginning to end. The motel was fine , the meals varied , plentiful and excellent , the tour itself was fantastic.Each day we visited somewhere entirely different and saw a wide expanse of places gravitating north ,south and east from Ballina . The coach was modern and comfortable and the driver was very informative and made sure we enjoyed each days experience.The group we traveled with were a delight and that combined with the very helpful friendly staff made a great holiday. Fantastic value for money.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Only had access to three rooms and they all seemed fine to me
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Russell S wrote a review Sept 2018
Sydney, Australia12 contributions26 helpful votes
Avoid this place ! Reception are rude /hostile -rooms dismal -internet didn’t work. Place full of drug addicts and prostitutes. I know one can’t expect 5 star for $100 but this place is just the pits!!
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Jean P wrote a review Sept 2018
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First look at room it seemed clean and tidy, beds comfortable looking around next morning noticed how dirty the shower curtain was, then my friend moved the bed to find something she dropped there was dust and a dirty mark under the bed as if something had been spilt and not cleaned up that remained the same for the rest of our tour. Breakfast was ok but they must waste a lot of food each day would be better if hot breakfast was served up.Dinners were average as mostly older people on tour I don't think 3 courses is needed 2 would be ample.Joe was great as a driver but sometimes more time was needed in some places and less in others.Free day would have been nice if we could have visited one of the markets in the area that we heard about. My friend was on a very restricted diet and I felt a little more thought could go into special diets
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Ian L wrote a review Sept 2018
17 contributions3 helpful votes
In early August a 26 of our Probus keen gardeners travelled to Ballina. The deal was a week’s accommodation with breakfast and dinner and daily tours with Ballina Byron Tours at $799/per person. Travel to Ballina for most was a 9 ½ hour NSW TrainLink SPT train ride from Hornsby to Grafton followed by a 3-hour Rail Bus trip to Ballina (NOT direct) with our tired but cheerful group arriving around 9.00pm. Our accommodation was the Ballina Byron Motor Inn. Initial reaction was that the rooms were basic, but all our needs were met, the rooms were clean and the beds comfortable. Under no circumstances could we complain about the meals, full breakfast every morning (including our last day very early morning departure) and three courses of excellent food served hot each night. The staff were all so friendly and helpful and worked like Trojans at dinner time. Should point our group was supplemented by another friendly group of 17 travellers so we totalled 43. Our daily bus tours ranged far and wide even as far as Tweed Heads. We were amazed at the number of small communities we passed through. Some bus tours can be boring, but not Joe our driver who has been in the business for 30 plus years. He was informative with lots of humour to keep our attention. In Ballina itself he directed us the local Maritime Museum which has a fantastic array of small and large model commercial and Naval ships plus one of the Las Balsas expedition rafts, called the Aztlán, which arrived in Ballina from Chile 35 years go. Full marks to Joe.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ballina Byron Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Ballina Byron Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Captain Cook Park (0.9 km) and Ballina Camping and Disposals (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ballina Byron Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Ballina Byron Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Ballina Byron Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ballina Byron Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Cove, Thai by Night by Chalee, and The Boardwalk - Ballina RSL.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ballina Byron Motor Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Ballina Byron Motor Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Ballina.