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4.2 out of 5

"The price was a little high, but rooms are very nice an cosy " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 25 Jun 2022

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Hotel Description

Ballina Homestead Motel places you steps from Ballina District Hospital and within a 15-minute stroll of Ballina Fair Shopping Centre. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

This pet-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and concierge services. Additionally, you'll find a snack bar/deli and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 11 AM. Bring your pet along and take advantage of this property's pet-friendly amenities such as food and water bowls.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 3.5-star Ballina motel include Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum and Ballina Visitor Information Centre.

Motel Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$140* Per night/room 9 Sep. - 10 Sep.

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

One Bedroom Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ballina Homestead Motel ratings based on 363 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ballina Homestead Motel

Everyone (194) Couples (93) Business (3) Students (1) Family (73)
4 out of 5
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Posted by on 10 Jul. 2022

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15 Jul. 2022 by Michael

Dear Clayton, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

5 out of 5
The price was a little high, but rooms are very nice an cosy

Posted by on 25 Jun. 2022

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26 Jun. 2022 by Michael

Dear Bridie, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

4 out of 5
Everything was very comfortable and pleasant.

Posted by on 17 Jun. 2022

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17 Jun. 2022 by Michael

Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

5 out of 5
Very friendly and helpful staff.

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2022

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12 Jun. 2022 by Michael

Dear Ashlea, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

5 out of 5
Lovely place to stay!

Posted by on 30 May 2022

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12 Jun. 2022 by Michael

Dear Carla, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

3 out of 5
The bathroom could do with a good scrub to clean the walls of grime

Posted by on 15 May 2022

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16 May 2022 by Michael

Dear Chandralal, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We'll share your comments with our housekeepers to ensure our standards are met. We are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

4 out of 5
Clean, good for our pets.

Posted by on 30 Apr. 2022

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30 Apr. 2022 by Michael

Dear Terence, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Apr. 2022

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5 out of 5
I loved that I could have my two rescue dogs with me and that I could take them to the cafe for my breakfast.

Posted by on 9 Apr. 2022

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9 Apr. 2022 by Michael

Dear Heather, thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

5 out of 5
A great place for a family of 5 to stay that was affordable and enjoyable at the same time. Very convenient and gives you free membershop to the local sports club for discounted dinner snd drinks.

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2022

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6 Apr. 2022 by Michael

Dear Matt, thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay at Ballina Homestead Motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you at some stage in the future.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Ballina Homestead Motel. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Ballina motel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 27 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1980
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ballina Homestead Motel offers 27 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Ballina Homestead Motel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 15.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 20 per accommodation, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, cash, and mobile payments. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No lifts
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Security system
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Mobile payments
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 8.00 and AUD 24.50 for adults, AUD 8.00 and AUD 10.50 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: AUD 20 per accommodation, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Ballina Homestead Motel
  • Ballina Homestead
  • Ballina Homestead Motel Motel
  • Ballina Homestead Motel Ballina
  • Ballina Homestead Motel Motel Ballina

You should know

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.