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Top floor RAMADA Complex, north facing balcony overlooking town and pool below

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Perfect Couples retreat or for a family with young children right in the heart of central Ballina and located on the top floor of the Ramada Complex (and not 3.9 km from town even tho Stayz continue to state on my heading page)

The complex is beautifully situated on the banks of the Richmond River in the heart of Ballina, this modern one bedroom apartment plus separate study sleeps up to 4 guests and with spacious balcony and stunning pool views, it is a perfect family or couples retreat. Enjoy a drink and some nibbles on the north facing balcony watching the pool activity below. Please note however, that the entire complex has a strict no smoking policy.

The apartment is modern throughout and of generous size. The open plan design makes the most of the area and the property has a light and airy feel.

This apartment comfortably sleeps 4 people with a king size bed in the main bedroom and a double pull out sofa bed in the living area OR the other option for sleeping arrangements is the separate study that could double as a second bedroom as it contains a click clack futon and when made up the futon is suitable to sleep 1 or 2 small children only. There is also enough room for a portacot if required in the study so along with the futon it's a perfect option for sleeping young children and/or a baby as the study has bi-fold doors which can be closed off from the main living area.

The bathroom is an ensuite off the master bedroom and has a luxurious feel boasting a huge walk in shower and vanity with twin wash basins.

One thing that really differentiates this apartment from many others in this complex is that it features a full kitchen. It has a dishwasher, 4 burner hot plate, full size refrigerator/freezer and microwave, however there is no oven. There is also the convenience of a Washing Machine and Dryer in the apartment.

As the apartment is part of the Ramada Hotel Complex, guests have full access to all of the facilities (excluding reception staff) including the fantastic outdoor pool with sun deck, shaded areas and lounges and and a gymnasium.

The apartment has Austar and reverse control air conditioning in both the living area and the main bedroom. There are 2 levels of undercover car parking and 1 car space is available at no extra charge.

'The Point' Restaurant and Bar is downstairs fronting the Richmond River and a wonderful Italian and Seafood Restaurant are also located in the Ramada Complex.

Ballina's shopping, restaurants and cafes are all on your doorstep and its just a short 5 - 10 min walk to the nearest beach. The newly built/renovated public swimming pool and waterslide is also only a few minutes stroll as are the children's playgrounds and skatepark.

If you love to cycle, walk or jog, a great walking/cycle track starts right outside the apartment and will take you along the banks of the Richmond River right around Shaws Bay, Lighthouse Beach, Shelly's Beach and up to Angels Beach and there are hire bikes right out the front door if you haven't brought your own. There are also a couple of fantastic new cafes that have opened up along the way.

Enjoy fishing? Then you have the perfect spot to throw a line out anywhere along the river or wharf roughly about 150 metres away. (Fishing licence is required)

More Details

Wendy Ashdown
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Ballina

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 large double bed
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(28 traveller reviews)

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Top floor RAMADA Complex, north facing balcony overlooking town and pool below
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful experience staying here! The apartment was modern, spacious and close to everything we needed. Would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 19/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ashlyn, glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and sorry I wasn’t there to greet you. You’re welcome back anytime.
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Fantastic accommodation in Ballina

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully presented, comfortable apartment close to the shops and the river. Wendy was friendly and helpful, we really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 21/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean tidy and immaculate perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment perfectly situated on the river and walking distance to shops. On arrival we were greeted with a complimentary bottle of wine and biscuits. Wendy couldn't do enough for us and the stay was wonderful. Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 15/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx so much Melanie, so happy you and your family really enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back for another holiday break in the future. Thank you also for taking care of our apartment and leaving it very neat and tidy, it’s always appreciated. Wendy
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Ramada Ballina Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Apartment was very clean, spacious, near new condition and well equipped kitchen. Nice pool area. Wendy greeted us at the apartment, made sure we were settled in and took the time to explain local attractions. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 11/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Convenient & clean

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying here. Wendy was very helpful & contacted us a few days into our stay to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. The apartment is a very conveniently located; only taking a few minutes to walk into town & there is a lovely riverside restaurant/bar downstairs which is open all day and is a wonderful place to watch the sunset. We would certainly consider staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 21/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Excellent Unit to stay in

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed staying here. It was very handy to all the shops and restrauants

  • Review Submitted: 06/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Downstairs in complex
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Downstairs in complex and lots a short strol away
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
A short stroll to sandy beaches
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

River, beaches, whale watching

We are right in the centre of town on the river, one Street behind the Main shopping area with restaurants, cafes and shopping. Just a short 25 min drive to Byron Bay passing through the beautiful Lennox Head on the Coast road on the way to Byron.


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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