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1 room, 2 adults

Chaparral Motel

3.5-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
486 River Street, Ballina, NSW, 2478, Australia

3.5-star motel in West Ballina with outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • The room was clean and comfortable. Heating was reasonably quiet and the bed was…Jul. 12, 2020
  • For overnight stay was great, nice clean room, appeared recently refurbished and…Jul. 1, 2020

Chaparral Motel

from A$97
  • Standard Twin Room (Queen and Single)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Twin Room (Queen and Single)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Chaparral Motel


  • In West Ballina
  • Richmond River Nature Reserve - 11 min walk
  • Ballina Fair Shopping Centre - 40 min walk
  • Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum - 42 min walk
  • Ballina Visitor Information Centre - 42 min walk
  • Ballina District Hospital - 44 min walk
  • Ballina Racecourse - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Ballina Jockey Club - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km

Getting around

  • Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 12 min drive
  • Lismore, NSW (LSY) - 31 min drive
  • Lismore Station - 29 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils

Chaparral Motel’s small print

Also known as

  • Chaparral Motel West Ballina
  • Chaparral Motel
  • Chaparral West Ballina
  • Chaparral Motel Motel
  • Chaparral Motel West Ballina
  • Chaparral Motel Motel West Ballina


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

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.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 15 per stay

Breakfast costs between AUD 11 and AUD 15 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Chaparral Motel

  • Does Chaparral Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Chaparral Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Chaparral Motel?
    This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Chaparral Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Chaparral Motel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Chaparral Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Chaparral Motel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 7 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Chaparral Motel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Red Wok (2.1 mi), Sirocco Cafe and Gallery (2.1 mi), and Ballina Gallery Cafe (2.1 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 172 reviews

Very good 8.0
Basic but clean and comfortable.
This motel has handy access to the highway. Staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast is available at a reasonable price and there is a hotel with bistro next door. There were smokers on the common balcony from the room next door which meant that I couldn't open the door or window. I think if I owned the motel I would make all areas of the site smoke free. The rooms were basic but clean and comfortable and was good value for money.
Chris, au2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good for an overnight stop.
Sharr, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quick trip
Lovely small motel. Clean rooms, comfortable beds. Very helpful managers. Would recommend.
Amanda, au3 night family trip
Good 6.0
lovely Staff
Decent little motel located a short drive from dining and shopping in Balina. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Anne Kølner, au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very good place to stay. I was on work and the rooms where spacious and clean. Good service at reception
Troy, au4 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pleasantly surprised by the service, condition and cleanliness of this motel. Pub next door and a servo next door makes this a perfect spot to stay. Working nightshift and sleeping during the day was fine although some trucks were a bit noisy at times but hardly an issue really. In room services are great too. I will be back
Daniel, au6 night business trip
Very good 8.0
All good :)
Jerry, au1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good place and good location
Pretty good place in a good location. I would stay here again.
Stephen, au3 night business trip
Very good 8.0
The staff was very friendly and welcoming our room was nice and clean an older motel but central to supermarket and food.
Robyn, au2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Neat and clean
This hotel has certainly improved since we last stayed here. Much more tidier and cleaner, it obviously has had a bit of an update in the rooms, however a spruce up on the exterior would not go astray.
Carol, au1 night romance trip

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