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Ballina, NSW, Australia
Oct 23 — Oct 242
Ballina, NSW, Australia
Sat 23/10
Sun 24/10

Good to know

Low season

MayCheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.

High season

FebruaryMost expensive month to stay with an average 59% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

R1 017Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

R1 060Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Ballina hotels

Most recommended Ballina hotels

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Ramada Hotel And Suites Ballina Byron - Ballina - Building
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ballina Byron Islander Resort and Conference Centre - Ballina - Pool
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Almare Tourist Motel - Ballina - Building
Almare Tourist Motel - Ballina - Building
Almare Tourist Motel
8.7 Excellent
R76+
R76+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Comfort Inn All Seasons - Ballina - Pool
Comfort Inn All Seasons - Ballina - Pool
Comfort Inn All Seasons
8.4 Excellent
R108+
R108+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ballina Beach Resort - Ballina - Lobby
Ballina Beach Resort - Ballina - Lobby
Ballina Beach Resort
8.1 Excellent
R130+
R130+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ballina Colonial Motel - Ballina - Pool
Ballina Colonial Motel - Ballina - Pool
Ballina Colonial Motel
8.7 Excellent
R81+
R81+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ballina Travellers Lodge - Ballina - Bedroom
Ballina Travellers Lodge - Ballina - Bedroom
Ballina Travellers Lodge
8.6 Excellent
R71+
R71+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ballina Homestead Motel - Ballina
Ballina Homestead Motel - Ballina
Ballina Homestead Motel
8.6 Excellent
R89+
R89+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Dawson Motor Inn - Ballina - Pool
Dawson Motor Inn - Ballina - Pool
Dawson Motor Inn
9 Excellent
R103+
R103+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Coast Inn Motel - Ballina - Building
Coast Inn Motel - Ballina - Building
Coast Inn Motel
8.6 Excellent
R78+
R78+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Ballina Manor Boutique Hotel - Ballina - Building
Ballina Manor Boutique Hotel - Ballina - Building
R153+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Chaparral Motel - Ballina - Pool
Chaparral Motel - Ballina - Pool
Chaparral Motel
8.5 Excellent
R82+
R82+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Avlon Gardens Motel - Ballina - Ballina - Bedroom
Avlon Gardens Motel - Ballina - Ballina - Bedroom
R82+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Ballina Hi Craft Motel - Ballina - Bedroom
Ballina Hi Craft Motel - Ballina - Bedroom
R92+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Discovery Parks Ballina - Ballina - Pool
Discovery Parks Ballina - Ballina - Pool
Discovery Parks Ballina
8.4 Excellent
R103+
R103+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Australian Hotel - Ballina
Australian Hotel - Ballina
Australian Hotel
7.1 Good
R62+
R62+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Ballina Heritage Inn - Ballina - Building
Ballina Heritage Inn - Ballina - Building
Ballina Heritage Inn
8.7 Excellent
R118+
R118+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ballina Palms Boutique Motel - Ballina - Bedroom
Ballina Palms Boutique Motel - Ballina - Bedroom
R107+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Slipway Hotel Motel - Ballina
Slipway Hotel Motel - Ballina
R76+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

How much is a Ballina hotel?

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When to book a hotel in Ballina

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Top tips for finding perfect Ballina hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Ballina, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Ballina in May and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Ballina if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Ballina for 1 day.
  • The North Wall in Ballina by the mouth of the Richmond River is a popular spot for surfing, whale watching and walking. A walking track takes you along the river towards Shaws Bay or you can head in the other direction towards the Ballina Beach. A good option in this area between Shaws Bay and the sea is the Quality Hotel Beach Resort, only a 7-minute walk to the North Wall and to the Beach.
  • Further along the coast is the Ballina Head Lookout and the Ballina Lighthouse, also known as the Richmond River Light. This lighthouse was first built in 1866 and remains active to this day. For those looking to stay close to the headland, the Grandview Apartments are only a 5-minute walk away. From here you can also continue up the beach towards the Black Head Lookout.
  • One of the most popular past times in Ballina is fishing and there are a number of fishing charters that set off from the boat harbour and up the Richmond River or its nearby tributaries. If you are intending to do some fishing, you may wish to stay somewhere close to the harbour or the river, such as the Almare Tourist Motel. This motel is only a 10-minute walk to the harbour and 5-minutes to the North Creek Canal and Fishery Creek.
  • Because of its location close to the Border Ranges, Ballina is also a popular place to hire a plane charter for spectacular views over the mountains and surrounding coast. For those who will be flying, you may wish to stay close to the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport in the north of the city. The Ballina Colonial is a good option in this area, only a 5-minute drive from the airport.
  • For followers of giant statues around the world, you might want to find a location close to Ballina’s pride and joy, the Big Prawn. The Fun ‘n’ Sun Motel is only a 5-minute walk down the road and is also close to the shopping centre in West Ballina.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Ballina

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Ballina. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • For those looking for a location close to all the amenities of the town centre, the Avalon Gardens Motel is a good option close to the central shopping area and set against the Little Fishery Creek recreation area. An alternative is the Ballina Homestead Motel, closer to the dining options along the river.

  • If you enjoy staying somewhere with a good view, both the Ramada Hotel and the Riverside Holiday Apartments are alongside the Richmond River and sport picturesque views across the river to the Richmond River Nature Reserve.

  • For those backpacking around Australia or who are working on a limited budget, there are a number of affordable options in and around Ballina. The Comfort Inn All Seasons is a good option and offers a continental style buffet breakfast. The Slipway Hotel is a good alternative with an attached local bar and beer garden which hosts events such as trivia nights or dinner deals.

  • Access to a pool is important to many travelling in the height of Australian summer. A range of hotels offer outdoor pools, including the Ballina Travellers Lodge close to Missingham Park. If you are also looking for a waterslide to entertain the kids or the kids-at-heart, then the Ballina Memorial Swimming Pool is also only a 5-minute walk away. An alternative is the River Street Motel further west which is also only 5-minute away from boat hires along the river.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Ballina districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Ballina city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

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Accommodations in Ballina