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258 Molesworth Street
Lismore, 2480


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Hotel Overview

The SureStay Hotel by Best Western Karinga Motel is a pleasant 31 room motel located in the heart of Lismore in regional NSW, focused on delivering guests the most convenient and enjoyable stays possible.

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Situated just 20 kilometers west of the Legendary Pacific Coast, and within an hour of the seaside tourist towns of Byron Bay and Ballina, Lismore is the “heart of the Northern Rivers”. The thriving regional town is home to two major hospitals and Southern Cross University, and services the local regional and farming areas south of the Queensland border.

The accommodation of choice for corporate and leisure guests, the SureStay Hotel by Best Western Karinga Motel has room types suited to all travelers, from deluxe queen beds to family and larger style rooms perfect for bigger groups, and single rooms to cater to those on a budget. It features guest laundry facilities, parking and conference facilities suitable for accommodating meetings or private parties of up to 40 people.

The Motel’s onsite Restaurant offers a full-service dinner menu nightly from Monday to Thursday, as well as continental breakfasts daily and morning and evening room service options.

Centrally located, the SureStay Hotel by Best Western Karinga Motel offers easy access to the Lismore Central Business District, shopping and restaurants and is close to all major sporting venues, cultural and tourist attractions.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Sleep Quality

Hotel Amenities


  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Full Service Hotel
  • Breakfast available for a nominal fee of 13.00
  • Cocktail lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exterior corridors
  • Baggage hold, complimentary, open during the hours the reception area is open and staffed
  • Guest laundry, services are available during the hours the reception area is staffed
  • Safe deposit box
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Conference services
  • Meeting room
  • Air-conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary newspaper located in the lobby
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  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Room service from 7 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Electrical adapters available for international guests
  • Power adapters available for international guests
  • Telephone jacks available for international guests

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 0

  • Walk-in shower
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 3.00 kilometer(s) from Lismore Base Hospital
  • 4.00 kilometer(s) from St Vincent's Hospital
  • 3.00 kilometer(s) from Holy Trinty Catholic Church
  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Norco Industires


  • 1.20 kilometer(s) from Lismore Regional Gallery, well known Local and Regional Art Gallery
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from Aboriginal Bush Food Garden, Local Aboriginal Cooperative
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from Lismore City Hall, concert hall


  • Karinga Motel Restaurant, on premises, full service, International, open for: dinner, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. Moderately priced cuisine.
  • Across the street from Lismore Workers Club, full service, International, open for: lunch, dinner, Club Prices
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from Tha Bank Cafe, full service, Continental, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from Indian Mumtaj Restaurant, full service, Indian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.60 kilometer(s) from Mandarin Palace, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner


  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from St John's College
  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from Southern Cross University

Nearby Cities

  • 34.00 kilometer(s) from Ballina
  • 139.00 kilometer(s) from Gold Coast, QLD
  • 23.00 kilometer(s) from Casino
  • 46.00 kilometer(s) from Byron Bay
  • 197.00 kilometer(s) from Brisbane, QLD
  • 20.00 kilometer(s) from Ninbin


  • 139.00 kilometer(s) from Gold Coast Airport
  • 197.00 kilometer(s) from Brisbane Airport
  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from Lismore Airport
  • 0.2 kilometer(s) from Lismore Transite Centre
  • 31.00 kilometer(s) from Casino Train Station, Lismore Transite Centre is just 200 meters away with bus directly from Casino train station.
  • .50 kilometer(s) from Lismore Central Business District