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    Chaparral Motel

    Pacific Hwy | 486 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    Service was fabulous by checkin staff, I was impressed by the extras on offer eg frozen meals, drinks, snacks and breakfast choices. Hotel is old so there where a few problems eg cupboard doors didn't close well, bathroom fittings tight to turn, non of these...More

    Thank Kayleaf123
    Response from chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral MotelResponded 24 May 2017

    Thanks for your review. We are in the process of upgrading some of the rooms and have completed one today, Yeah!! Should have two more finished in two weeks. Glad to hear you would stay again and we look forward to it. All the best...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    This motel had a large double room, ensuite, microwave, table, chairs and fridge. Extremely clean and a comfortable bed. It also had an undercover parking space. There is also a local pub next door but one, with great food! Very much recommend.

    Thank SaraJWorcester
    Response from chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral MotelResponded 24 May 2017

    Thank you for the review. We appreciate the time for you to do so. All the best Shaun and Elaine

    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    We booked into this motel for 2 nights and found the room very satisfactory.The staff were friendly and helpful. There is a hotel and small shopping area close by should you need anything. Unfortunately we had to book out late the following day as the...More

    Thank Ballantrae
    Response from chaparralmotel, Manager at Chaparral MotelResponded 19 April 2017

    Thanks for the review Hope you enjoyed your stay and got home safely. All the best Shaun and Elaine

    Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

    Only good things to say about this great little place. Very friendly family owned business. Everything is clean, well kept, and quaint. A really good value, lower cost than hostels in Byron Bay, a private bathroom and only a 20 minute drive.

    Thank Jai T
    Response from chaparralmotel, Manager at Chaparral MotelResponded 19 April 2017

    Thanks for your review. We appreciate the feedback and its great to hear that we are doing all the right things. All the best Shaun and Elaine

    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    Room was very clean, looked to have been renovated, bathroom shower very good, bed comfy, parking very good, breakfast cheap, close to pub for a great meal. Budget priced and is an ideal place to stey if you are driving to Qld and want to...More

    Thank Walsan811
    Response from chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral MotelResponded 1 April 2017

    Thanks for your review , very glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again in the future. Regards Shaun & Elaine

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 62 - USD 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Ballina
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Ballina
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Ballina
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Ballina
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    Room Tips
    "Room 10 is closest to the h'way, so the traffic noise could be less in the other rooms. The noise stops..."
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    "All the rooms are great, it’s just the decor that differs."
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    "If you are a large size person , go elsewhere"
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    "There is 2 floors so if you don't want to walk up stairs ask for ground floor room"
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