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Almare Tourist Motel

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very tidy & convenient place to stay - clean & comfortable. Stayed here overnight to break up a trip to Brisbane. Arrived quite late , but owners were available to check in & advise location of very good Chinese restaurant nearby.

Thank StephenBB2506
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2017

New owners since mid December '16 and congrats to them. Spruced up outside with new paint job, room (No 6)spacious and absolutely spotless, large bathroom and new appliances in kitchenette corner. Staff very helpful. We wish them well in their new endeavour. Exceptional value for money.

Thank ThePhatChef
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The room is small and not that clean. It is a very standard motel room, facilities in the room are ancient. The rate is expensive compared to other motel in the same standard. We are not coming back here next time.

Thank DavidNBA
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Motel was easier to find. Was close enough to all the things we wanted. We went to Byron for the day and back as it was cheaper to stay here. The staff were excellent, new management. I felt for them as they were dumped in the deep end. But were very nice and were only too happy to help. I...

Thank travellermumma
Redcliffe, Australia
Reviewed 28 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 19 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
Queensland, Australia
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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • 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 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Almare Tourist Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Rooms 5 to 11”
ThePhatChef, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get one in the corner.”
wenag2014, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the side street if you are worried about traffic noise.”
vickis978, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Phone direct to the motel and not through an agency, they like it better that way”
860alfredaa, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Opt for the Deluxe Family room rather than the Standard.”
Lilacbella, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
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