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Almare Tourist Motel

339 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478 Australia
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#12 of 15 motels in Ballina
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Finding an ideal family-friendly motel in Ballina does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Almare Tourist Motel, a nice option for travellers like you.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Ballina, Almare Tourist Motel is located a short distance from Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail (1.5 mi) and Ballina Head Lookout (2.5 mi).

Rooms at Almare Tourist Motel offer air conditioning and a refrigerator providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

Room service and express check-in and check-out are some of the conveniences offered at this motel. A pool and barbeque facilities will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Almare Tourist Motel, free parking is available.

While in Ballina be sure to experience local schnitzel favourites at The Boardwalk & Cafes - Ballina RSL.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular art galleries such as Northern Rivers Community Gallery.

Almare Tourist Motel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Ballina.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast in the room
Water park
Windsurfing
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Parking
Wifi
Fishing
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
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Room service
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, German

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339 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478 Australia
Almare Tourist Motel
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Paul L wrote a review Mar 2024
Kirwee, New Zealand148 contributions52 helpful votes
Nice place with great atmosphere and a very convivial outdoor area. The lady running the place was lovely and very helpful. As to the room, we had a studio and it was very clean and well appointed however if you are over 5ft tall and 8 stone you will struggle to move around in it. The 'wet area' is 900mm wide and 3000mm long with shower, toilet and vanity etc squeezed into it so upshot is skinny patrons welcome. I would recommend staying here but don't get a studio.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Linda wrote a review Feb 2024
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Wow. Pet friendly and comfortable and clean. Best motel I have stayed at in years. Great breakfast to room and fantastic owners. Rooms were modern light and luxurious. Gardens green and manicured. Will definitely come back and will recommend to anyone travelling through Ballina. Owners have great taste and pride in their business. Winners 🏆. The dogs loved it too.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Room Tip: Pet friendly rooms available. Recommend the deluxe Queen.
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Anne R wrote a review Sept 2023
Millfield, Australia14 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a pet friendly motel in a convenient location. The rooms are spacious with plenty of room for us and our two small dogs. We booked directly with the motel so we were not charged for our pets to stay. The reception staff were super friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again when traveling.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Each room is allocated one car space.
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Derek B wrote a review Nov 2022
Wonderful place to stay, particularly if you are looking for pet friendly. Owners couldn't have been more helpful. It felt like home and we were all, including dog, treated as part of one big family.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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KevinMatt wrote a review Oct 2022
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom289 contributions80 helpful votes
Feel that this motel deserves to be 'good' but I couldn't say it was 'very good' It definately fitted for just an overnight stay but not any longer. Think the room is too small for that. Little bit expensive for whats on offer, although this may simply be down to it being the school holidays. The proprietor was fabulous, so friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sydney C wrote a review Apr 2022
Blaxland, Australia208 contributions25 helpful votes
We spent 4 nights here while in Ballina. Our room (No 12) had a nice view onto the back garden where we could watch the chickens peck away at the garden. The room was very clean and tidy and well serviced and of a good size. The only negative was that the sliding door into the bathroom had a broken track (missing most of the ball bearings) and wouldn't slide. I found one ball bearing on the track and did a bit of a repair so that it had some sliding motion.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Room Tip: Room 12 or 11 to get the garden view.
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GBF053 wrote a review June 2021
Ballarat51 contributions29 helpful votes
Stayed few nights. Check in easy and owners and staff very nice and friendly. Rooms clean enough although window surrounds mouldy. No fans in bathroom so surfaces get damp when shower used. Noise from adjoining rooms is loud. Overall stay I would rate this motel as average.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dglynn2015 wrote a review May 2021
Adelaide, Australia83 contributions37 helpful votes
Good value for money. Friendly helpful owners. Very clean and comfortable. We stayed overnight with our two little dogs which were warmly welcomed. Small bathroom but quite adequate for a short stay. I thoroughly recommend his place. Good WiFi reception as well.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Our dog friendly room had big windows and was bright and sunny however was on the small side.
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adamf771 wrote a review May 2021
Kensington, Australia9 contributions4 helpful votes
There are plenty of other places to stay in this area, I know because I travel through on a regular basis. Yes, there is another pet friendly place which is where I usually stay but I booked too late this time. Arrived on a Saturday night and was advised my room was gone, they had written down the wrong number for me. Was forced to turn around and return to Sydney. Incredible just how uncaring the Manager was, totally unhelpful and not interested in my situation.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Bron. S. wrote a review Apr 2021
Faulconbridge, Australia2 contributions2 helpful votes
We wanted a convenient, low cost overnight stop enroute to QLD from the Blue Mountains. This was perfect! Our little dog friendly room was neat and clean, and the service was wonderful. A simple key safe on the door worked well for our very late arrival and the owners (on separate phone calls) had both offered their assistance at any time should we have any trouble with access. We had no trouble of course with such clear prior communication. Thanks so much for making the end of our long trip up comfortable and restful. A good bed, hot shower, a cup of tea and a biccie and we’re on the road again with energy.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Almare Tourist Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Almare Tourist Motel?
Nearby attractions include Captain Cook Park (1.0 km) and Ballina Camping and Disposals (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Almare Tourist Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and room service.
What food & drink options are available at Almare Tourist Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Almare Tourist Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Almare Tourist Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Cove, Thai by Night by Chalee, and The Boardwalk - Ballina RSL.
Is Almare Tourist Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Ballina.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Almare Tourist Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Chinese.
Is Almare Tourist Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.