Top 5 Stayz Accommodations In Ballina, Australia

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Ballina is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia. Located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, the town of Ballina serves as a quick gateway to Byron Bay. One of the major attractions of Ballina is its “The Big Prawn”. “The Big Prawn” is the world’s largest prawn model made up of concrete and fibreglass. Other tourist attractions are astonishing beaches, fun-filled river cruises and thrilling kayaking tours. Apart from waterside adventures, you can explore the town by visiting nice restaurants and cafes around. You can also go for cycling along the 25 km (15.5 miles) cycling track around the Richmond River and coastline. In order to witness and experience the beautiful birdlife, you can opt for Bushwalking. You cannot do everything in one day, so it is important to book a top and affordable Stayz accommodation in Ballina and experience the exotic life of Ballina.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. The beach house (from USD 116)

Located a few metres away from North Creek in Ballina, The Beach House is one of the most recommended Stayz accommodation in Ballina due to the innumerable amenities offered at this stay. The modern design, well-stocked kitchen, modern appliances, comfy beds, spacious rooms and most importantly warm welcoming attitude of the owners will make you come again and again at this place. The great facilities, nearby beaches, fishing and swimming along the beach all make it a nice happy stay, value for money.

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2.08 km (1.3 mi) from North Wall Ballina
90 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the size was amazing
very comfortable
very comfortable
the living and main bedroom have split system a/c and the other 2 bedrooms had ceiling fans and built in robes
amazing value for money - the apartment was spacious, with 3 bedrooms and a generously sized living area + a fully equipped kitchen
awesome location, clean and simple accommodation
had 2 families sharing and had a lovely stay
clean and well appointed
home was beautiful and spacious
unfortunately, for me i'm a big guy with a lower back problem and at home we have a king size bed with 3 inch memory foam
well appointed and beautiful beach house, well all thr comforts
it was all new and clean with a nice courtyard and close to the river, we couldn't have asked for more!
liz also left us some welcoming rum balls which was a really nice touch to start our holidays with!the apartment was only 3 houses away from the richmond river where donna would sit on the bench wi...
close to everything
amazing house great location
regards bob & donna bermingham
great location and fantastic accommodation
the main bedroom has a separate toilet/vanity and a walk in robe
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2. The self-contained Murray Cottage (from USD 170)

Located in the middle of Ballina township, Murray Cottage is the top-most Stayz accommodation in Ballina Holiday Cottages. Murray Cottage is a fully self-contained holiday house with all high-quality facilities including cutlery, crockery, linen & towels. The house is easily accessible at a distance of 500 metres (1640 feet), you will find a river and a beach which offers picturesque views. This is a pet- friendly house. A small to medium, well-behaved dog is allowed in this house.

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1.86 km (1.2 mi) from North Wall Ballina
34 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful linen and comfortable pillows and mattresses
there is a private, comfortable back yard and a large front deck which captures the afternoon breeze
the only issue we experienced was the included wi-if
dda access makes it that little bit easier for the older folk
an easy walk into town and all the facilities
it didn't really work
this large beautiful house is in excellent condition with high quality appliances and finishes
the house was beautiful and clean, it was so spacious it was exactly what we needed! highly recommend it to anyone
nicely renovated and comfortable
a charming home and garden that was clean and well presented in a lovely quiet location
attention has been given to every detail in the house
communication with the hosts was easy and prompt
the hosts were very friendly and helpful and have thought of absolutely everything when stocking the home
they provided us with lots of information about the property prior to our arrival
great hosts and property - cleverly wheelchair friendly and pet friendly
lovely little house in a great location
either place is ideal for a late afternoon beverage
wonderfully renovated property, central location
the property has been modernised and is well located near the cbd
the cottage is ideally located
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3. Villa Riviera by the river (from USD 160)

Located on the Richmond River, Villa Riviera is an extremely beautiful riverside and comfortable Stayz accommodation in Ballina. This apartment is exceptionally comfortable, fully furnished, well-equipped, recently renovated contemporary style apartment with all the possible facilities at your disposal within a few minutes. There is an expansive lounge suite, luxurious king-sized bed, reverse cycle air-conditioning, two comfortable dining suites and a private backyard beach make Villa Riveria a must stay.

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3.89 km (2.5 mi) from North Wall Ballina
55 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
property was comfortable and our bed was luxurious
the apartment was immaculate and the view out the back so serene
the kitchen was very well equipped
comfy beds and the owner has thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and easy
needed a fan and owner bought one straight away
the view can not be beat and we enjoyed gorgeous sunsets and dolphin sightings
richard was a lovely host and greeted us on arrival
the owner was extremely helpful and kind
we booked at the last minute and karin was excellent with her quick confirmation and follow up
also upon our arrival we thought the 'goodies' left for us were such a nice touch and immediately made us feel welcomed & relaxed
all the comforts of home
wonderful place great location
it is ideally located on the richmond river and is a short walk to the centre of ballina
the location was also good, being in fairly easy walking distance to the centre of town and restaurants etc
the position of this property is magical!!husband did not catch fish, but added to this wonderful experience
a very relaxing property to stay in
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4. Perfect stay near the golf club (from USD 78)

If you love waking up to the sweet chattering of birds and voice of waves all across the beach, then Ballina Golf Unit will prove to be a perfect Stayz accommodation in Ballina. Located in East Ballina, it is an excellent, well-maintained, neat and tidy place to stay. The place is a haven for Golf lovers as this stay is situated just next to the golf club. The place is quite friendly and happening if you are looking for a happy go lucky vacation.

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2.1 km (1.4 mi) from North Wall Ballina
71 reviews  
estate 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great little unit, plenty of room
having the pool was a massive bonus for the kids
firstly it is listed with a little wheelchair icon signifying it is accessible
there was a pool at the clubhouse, which we did not use because we rather went to the beautiful beach
the shower fitting needs to be tightened as it leaks when in use as does the kitchen tap
very clean and comfortable
it is very spacious and is decorated very nicely
it was very clean and the golf course was right behind the house
clean and well resourced
very clean & well equiped
lovely setting
well done john
john is very obliging and helpful and we would love to come back
my family and i have just returned home after a relaxing 3 days in johns unit
very relaxing spot
easy walk to the shops
great view across the golf course
very peaceful environment
enjoyed seeing the golf carts from the lounge room
we enjoyed this property, well kitted out for self catering, lovely area and close to everything
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5. Riversleigh Guesthouse across the river (from USD 619)

Built in 1880, Riversleigh Guesthouse is one of oldest Stayz accommodation in Ballina. This house will definitely take you on a great luxurious ride in the past due to its exquisite Victorian Georgian architectural style. Even though the architecture is old, the house offers modern facilities like air-conditioned rooms and free wifi. The house has big verandahs for guests to sit, relax and cherish the beauty and feel of past. The house is located at close proximity of the river where one can find the swimming pool and water slide for kids. You can also find many cafes, restaurants and bars near the house to facilitate your requirements.

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Ballina, NSW, AU
2.17 km (1.4 mi) from North Wall Ballina
2 reviews  
House 13 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
every one likes every room especially your kitchen
melissa is a lovely welcoming lady who makes you feel at ease
we had 10 adults and 1 child staying, and we never lacked for room
tthe house us beautifully appointed and spotlessly clean
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Time to hustle bustle to Ballina

The list of Stayz accommodations in Ballina is very intriguing. You must be excited to visit Ballina and witness the exquisite beauty. So rush home, pack your bags, book a suitable accommodation and go all the way to Ballina in Australia.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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