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Lake Macquarie
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 H/way south was expected to being closed the next day due to flooding. Management gave...

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chaparralmotel, Manager at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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chaparralmotel, Manager at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

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

Forster, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 have an overnight rest.

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

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

Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for accommodation at a budget-friendly price for an overnight stay, well located to Byron Bay and its hinterland. Ballina is well-placed for such a trip - 1/2 hour drive to Byron either by the beautiful hinterland or up the coast road (faster by express way) - and excellently priced for this region. The airport is convenient, efficient...

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thank you CePetitCochon, for your glowing review of our wonderful motel. We are very grateful that you enjoyed our hospitality and comforts of which the motel offers. extremely pleased , you enjoyed your breakfast in which we take great pride in serving our guests , and the cleanliness & comfy beds, thanks again & safe travels in 2017. We would...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The perfect stop over! Greeted by our wonderful host who made us feel very welcome. The rooms were very clean. The beds were so comfortable we asked where they were purchased. We had a lovely home cooked breakfast to see us back on our way up the coast. We would definitely recommend!

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Kim for your review, very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found us & our beds very pleasing. We belive in keeping it all round clean & tidy , nice breakfast and a smile can go a long way. hope to see you again soon Shaun & Elaine

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I'm very pleased to say it has been a lovely stay at Chaparral Motel. Cheap fares but great service!!! Excellent value for money!! Staff has been amazing...travelling from Queensland we made a mistake with time zone... : / and got there 1h after closing time, but receptionist was waiting for us! So thankful for that!! Very clean room, I really...

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Chiara for your glowing review of our motel, after hours check in is no problems if we know in advance as you experienced. We rely on your feed back and are rapt that you enjoyed our clean rooms , comfortable beds and good showers. Look forward on seeing you again some time soon if your passing Ballina. All the...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Older style motel but don't let this be a negative. The rooms are tastefully decorated & modernised. Rooms are very very clean. Breakfast is available at a very modest cost. Shaded swimming pool. Cable TV & free wifi. Extremely good value for money. Tavern & a yummy fish & chip shop very close. 1 minute walk. Owners very friendly &...

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thank you ,Turrawan for your honest review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and have a wonderful 2017. Regards Shaun & Elaine Chaparral Motel

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

An oldie but a goodie. A little away from CBD, but with a good Hotel/ Bistro just across the street, this Motel offers really good value for money being at least 20% cheaper than in town. Even the cooked breakfasts are good value. Friendly staff and a clean room with comfortable beds means we will return

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Excellent for us to hear the beds are comfy and the breakfast is good. Having a good clean room is a must and this we pride ourselves on. We do hope you return. All the best for the year. Shaun and Elaine

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Lovely helpful, friendly managers, clean hotel, comfy bed, although on main road, slept well. This is not a resort, or a beautiful hotel, though good value, clean and convenient nights sleep. Perfect for a reasonably priced stop over.

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always good to go to a clean motel with comfy beds, thank you for letting others know. All the best for 2017.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our son has quite severe dust allergies. I alerted Elaine about this prior to our arrival, she went above and beyond for us. I can't fault this place, it was very clean and just what we needed for a over night stay. Thank you so much and we will definitely use this accommodation again.

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chaparralmotel, Owner at Chaparral Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Luckily for us we have a fantastic housekeeping team to keep our motel clean and comfortable for our guests. All the best for 2017 and hope to see you again. Shaun and Elaine

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chaparral Motel is a 3 1/2 star rated motel located in West Ballina. We have a great range of Deluxe and standard rooms available. The Chaparral is located within walking distance to the Westower Tavern, Thai Restaurant,l Northern Rivers Seafood, Spar Supermaket, chemist, Butcher and being only 3 minutes from the by-pass. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chaparral Motel

Address: Pacific Hwy | 486 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range: RM264 - RM392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Chaparral Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Chaparral Hotel Ballina
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#1 Family Hotel in Ballina
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ballina
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“The rooms downstairs have been refurbished. The small extra cost is worth it.”
Ballantrae, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are about the same”
Walsan811, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in room 9 - would request it again.”
CePetitCochon, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not new but good , servo next door so if you don't like the coffee BYO”
rosytim, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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