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Stay in comfort. Relax in style.

We think there are lots of people wanting a motel with personality, a place that challenges them to embrace life and not hibernate in their room. We think we have created just that, so come and stay and see if you agree.

Spacious Rooms

Spacious Rooms

from $110/Night

40 ground floor rooms with free Wifi and movies including Pet Friendly rooms.

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Function Centre

Function Centre

Up to 110 guests

Looking for a venue for your Wedding or conference? Whatever the event, we can make it memorable.

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Salt Water Pool

Salt Water Pool

and Spa

Perfect for a refreshing dip, a relaxing drink and checking your emails after busy day of exploring Ballina.

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Don't miss our Red Hot Thursday Deals!

A new offer every Thursday. But you will have to be quick!

If you love food, you'll love our new Terrace Restauarant.

Seasonal tastes, freshest ingredients, ever changing menu.

Discover The Terrace 


The Bambino Bar

Join us nightly from 5.30pm. Try one of our 'Killer Prosecco' Cocktails, perhaps our "Wine of the Week" or simply enjoy a cold beer.
Open to the public Monday to Saturday!



Ballina by Bike

Take one of our free bikes for a spin around Ballina Island - it's all flat! They're a fun way to see the sites of Ballina.
Helmets supplied. 


There's a lot to like about the Ballina Island Motor Inn.

Free WiFi throughout

Enjoy free WiFi in your room, by the pool, in the gardens, in fact you can access fast Wifi from anywhere throughtout our 2 acres of grounds and facilities.

Delicious Food

Whether you want to dine in our restaurant, have a bite by the pool or a meal in your room our chef will prepare you something tasty using lots of local delicacies and seasonal produce.

Licenced Bar

Feel like a Mojito, glass of bubbly or a cold beer? Our staff will see to all your needs and prepare your favourite drink for you. Tapas and other snacks available.

Squeaky Clean

We' are proud of our spacious, squeaky clean rooms, and our exceptional staff who will work to ensure you are comfortable and your stay is memorable. (In the nicest way)

Families and Groups welcome

We have family rooms with portacots and fold outs available and special children's menus to please even the fussiest eater. We can organise group tours, meals and special events, and of course offer a group discount.

Boat, Bus and Van Parking

Towing a boat, part of a bus group or travelling in a van. We have suitable off-street parking available so you don't have to walk miles.

Free in-room movies and other extras

Every room has free Foxtel with movies. bar fridge, coffee and tea facilities and a Nespresso in Deluxe rooms. And room service of course.

Conveniently Located

Walk to the West Ballina shops, restaurant, or hotel and tavern.. Just a few minutes walk to the bus stop and only 5 minutes drive to the CBD and 8 minutes to the beach.

Salt Water Pool and Spa

Perfect for a refreshing dip, a relaxing drink and checking your emails after a busy day of exploring Ballina. Or just spend the day here!


If you thought we were good then, you should see us now.

Best Western Ballina Island Motor Inn winner of the Tripadvisor Certficiate of Excellence Award for our fourth year running 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.
Best Western Ballina Island Motor Inn winner of the Trivago Top Hotel Award 2015 and 2014.