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The Cubana Ballina

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Beach shuttle
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Outdoor pool

Overview of The Cubana Ballina

The Cubana Ballina

3 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
329 River St, Ballina, NSW, 2478

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBallina Fair Shopping Centre3 min drive
  • Popular LocationBallina District Hospital3 min drive
  • Popular LocationBallina Naval and Maritime Museum3 min drive
  • AirportBallina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway)6 min drive

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About this area

Ballina

Located in Ballina, The Cubana Ballina is near the airport. Ballina Golf Club and Teven Valley Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum and Amaze 'n' Place. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Ballina Jockey Club or Ballina Racecourse. Take some time off to enjoy the health/beauty spas in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • Ballina Fair Shopping Centre - 3 min drive
  • Ballina District Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum - 3 min drive
  • Ballina Visitor Information Centre - 3 min drive
  • Ballina Racecourse - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Lismore Station - 31 min drive
  • Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fleurs Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • Hoi Shing Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Rakuu - 13 min walk
  • Thai by Night by Chalee - 13 min walk
  • Mexican Del Rio - 15 min walk

About this property

The Cubana Ballina

Art Deco hotel with outdoor pool and pool bar
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a snack bar/deli. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff. All 26 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and guests will also find conveniences such as sitting areas and fridges.
The Cubana Ballina offers 26 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and coffee/tea makers. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 poolside bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture

More

  • Couples dining
  • Renovated entire property – December 2019
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Garden

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: AUD 30
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: AUD 100 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: AUD 30 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

The Cubana Ballina Hotel
The Cubana Ballina Ballina
The Cubana Ballina Hotel Ballina

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 31 out of 43 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 43 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 43 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 43 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 43 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Motel is newly renovated, quirky, spacious, and really great service. Highly recommend!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very nice, excellent stuff
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Really enjoyed the stay here, clean, recently renovated rooms are surprisingly stylish, great value, great location and the team here were super helpful. Look forward to going back.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great service, lovely accomodation. I felt looked after the whole time
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Easy access and parking, lovely staff. Rooms are very clean and freshly renovated. Can’t fault anything. Would come back again
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020