Great Reasons
To Stay With Us

The Richmond Motor Inn, located in the Northern Rivers town of Ballina have nicely renovated rooms to meet the needs of the leisure or business traveller.




Opposite the “ Award Winning “ Ballina RSL Club


Situated in the heart of Ballina


King and queen beds


Family Rooms


Disabled room


Executive SPA room


Free Foxtel


Centrally Located


Air conditioning to all rooms


Room Service Breakfast


Free off street parking


Easy walking distance to CBD


All rooms are Non smoking


Swimming Pool and Spa Room


Close to Ballina Hospital

Location of Richmond Motor Inn

From the South – Take the Ballina turn off on the Pacific highway on to River St and follow it into the centre of town.

From the North – Take the Ballina turn off on the Pacific Hwy onto to Tamarind Drive, turn right at Ballina Fair then turn left onto River St at the T intersection.

We are opposite Ballina RSL

Our Address: 227 River St, Ballina, NSW 2478

Richmond Motor Inn


What to do in Ballina and Surrounding Areas


Dining Out

Take a short walk from the Richmond Motor Inn and you will find a whole range of dining options. Whether you love seafood, Indian, Japanese or Tapas. There is sure to be something for you.


Ballina RSL

Winner, Best Club Development – 2009 Clubs NSW Award for Excellence. The Ballina RSL offers a range of dining options and leisure activities in a contemporary, stylish and relaxing atmosphere with views across the Richmond river. Free entertainment is on every Friday and Saturday night.

Phone: 02 6686 6888


Ballina RSL

Enjoy a dip or try one of the giant waterslides.

Address: 4 River Street, Ballina
: 02 6686 3771
Monday to Friday 6.00am to 6.00pm.
Saturday 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Sunday & Public Holidays 9.00am to 6.00pm


Your online movie guide will provide you with up to date session information for Ballina Fair Cinemas at the corner of Fox and Kerr St in Ballina Fair.

Phone: 02 6686 9091



Every weekend there are markets within a short drive of Ballina. Experience local arts and craft, exotic foods and much more. Find out what’s on.


Ballina Golf Club

A lush green course that welcomes families and visitors.

Phone: 02 6686 2766

Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum

Features interactive displays, local history and a large collection of Naval and Merchant ships.

Address: Regatta Ave Ballina NSW Australia
02 6681 1002
Open: 7 Days 9am – 4pm

Macadamia Castle

The Macadamia Castle has been the areas favourite destination for over 35 years. The quality cafe serves delicious snacks and meals. Local barista made coffee is a speciality. The animal park features a wide range of local animals. Have a fun day with native birds, animals and reptiles. The Macadamia Castle has petting nurseries, barbeques and picnic area, mini golf, playground, a train ride and an adventure tree house.

Open: 7 days from 8am to 5pm

Thursday Plantation

Thursday Plantation is both the brand for essential oil products and the original home of Tea Tree. A place where visitors are encouraged to discover the magic of natural therapies in a rainforest garden, sculpture park and Tea Tree maze.

Open: 9am to 5pm weekdays and 10am to 4pm weekends and public holidays. Free entry

Pat Morton Lookout

Located on the top of Lennox Point, Pat Morton Lookout has extensive views especially to the North stretching up Seven Mile Beach.  An ideal whale watching spot (during whale season) and perfect for spotting dolphins and the best vantage point for watching the surfers at its famous right hand break.  You can also go hang gliding from here taking in the magnificent views of the sparkling Pacific Ocean and coast.

Phone: 1800 777 666

Seven Mile Beach

A pristine stretch of sandy beach from the Lennox Point Headland and the national surfing reserve including the famous right hand break – one of the top ten breaks in Australia, then to the north, Seven Mile Beach is an iconic beach and mecca for surfers, swimmers, fishermen and beach lovers.

Amaze n Place

The world’s only living lattice maze is amazing!  The whole family will be laughing, thinking hard and probably puffing too, with maze quiz games to do together or in competition.  Adults can challenge themselves with a ‘grown-up’ quiz or just get lost in the beauty of the lattice.

The delightful cafe-restaurant provides fantastic food at affordable prices, and excellent local gourmet espresso coffee.  Befuddle your brain with puzzles while you sip your coffee, or just enjoy the view. A huge range of puzzles and games are available in the gift shop.  Alpaca feeding is on each day from 11am.

Open: 7 days in school holidays.  Only open during NSW & QLD School Holidays from 10am – 4.30pm (excluding Public holidays)

During school terms it is available for hire as well as for group visits – including school groups with curriculum-based activities – bookings essential.