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Kryal Castle

4.0 of 5 Castle   |   121 Forbes Road | Leigh Creek, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014
Hannah S Melbourne, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My boyfriend and I experienced a wonderful stay at Kryal Castle! All of the events were superb and included the audience rather than performing for them. Everyone stayed in character and we had a wonderful time watching them interact with each other during events and with us and the other visitors to the park. The events were timed out nicely... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Hannah, It's so nice to hear that our guests have had such a positive experience when they have stayed with us. We do pride ourselves in our service and all that we can offer. We are only a new venture and are always looking for ways to improve. From your review it looks like we are on the right... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

the room was niece.the theme park was not much need more things for kids to do. may be look at some rides for kids.and turn it into a resort. so that mums and dads can make a day of it. and the kids will have fun with things to do.

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Maryann, Thank you for your feedback. We are always looking at ways to improve our product and one of our ideas is to introduce more entertainment around the Castle. We have just restructured out daily timetable which actually starts today the 31st March 2014. We have taken on board your "Resort" recommendation. Regards Craig More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The castle has come a huge way! The new walk-through dragon attraction entrance is cutting edge, and the refurbished grounds are looking great. Looking forward to returning to see what else is in store as the construction is still underway. Room was a great size, no complaints here. Also, the walk from the guest carpark to the rooms is tiny... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Miss B, Thank you for your review and kind words. We agree with your comments on our Labyrinth entrance and are glad to hear you enjoyed the overall experience. You are correct in saying that there is a lot to offer in our surrounding area once you have finished exploring the Castle and we are happy to recommed some... More

Melbourne
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed at Kryal castle for one night with the family and my 5 year old niece. As part of the stay we had free access to the theme park. My niece enjoyed the castle and all of the shows/activities, she had an absolute blast. For the adults it was also nice to let your imagination run wild, and wine... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Vessi, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at the Castle. We are happy that you found our rooms to be well equipped and everybody enjoyed the birthday. We look forward to your return in the future. Regards Craig More

Casino, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

staying at the Kryal castle, nice clean rooms, but so very small!!!! no where to sit and eat breakfast which is provided. no where to sit and relax and have a wine, I do notice that the roof of the castle is somewhat wasted and maybe in the future this area could be converted into a lovely balcony to sit... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Gidget, Thank you for your feedback. I see you have left a review whilst being onsite. I am a little disappointed that you didn't come and see us personally about a couple of issues that you had. We would have done everything in our power to rectify the situation to make your stay as comfortable as possible if you... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

What a lovely relaxing stay. Couldn't have asked for any more regarding check in airconditioned rooms on arrival (40 celcius!! outside, nice and cool in rooms. Lovely King room. Lovely breakfast basket and entry into Castle all included in package. Thankyou, Craig, for making us welcome. Only down side. Would have loved to have sat out the back on balcony... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Barb, Thank you for taking the time and leaving us a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We definitely will take on board your suggestion of a rear balcony. Regards Craig More

Bendigo, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

For an extremely budget conscious family, this accommodation was the most affordable in Ballarat. We had adjoining King rooms which were beautiful and modern with medieval theme, breakfast was brilliant. Entry to the park was included kids loved exploring the castle after opening hours, playing on the playground climbing the grandstand and watching the animals being fed. The activities during... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hello Trine, Thank you so much for your kind words. It's always nice to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time with us here at the Castle. We enjoying providing a service that is a little different and love that your children use Kryal Castle for bragging rights. Hopefully you will be able to return to see what the... More

Goulburn, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My husband and I stayed in a Queen room and we were very impressed! Bed was comfortable and the bathroom was lovely, although the door on the shower didn't quite shut properly and leaked. The complimentary breakfast provided was second to none and included fruit and yoghurt. It was very hot when we were there and it was lovely to... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Ros, It's fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and took advantage of having the Castle to yourself once it was closed down to the general public. We have only recently started room service and appreciate the feedback. I apologise for the door on the shower. I have since had it fixed. we look forward... More

Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Being a very budget conscious traveller the accommodation at Kryal Castle at first seemed like a little a nice extravagance for us. But WOW!! The accommodation cost included 2 x general admission & a breakfast basket made it very affordable. All that aside the rooms are themed medieval, very nicely decorated & private; we arrived on a 40° plus day... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Suzi, Thank you for your recent review. We are happy to hear that you found our accommodation to be great value and enjoyed the added extras. Regards Craig More

Noosa, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Kryal castle, a fabulous unique experience... My children who are 5 and 4 enjoyed it immensely.... Something fantastic about going back to medieval times!!! The staff were so friendly and helpful... The amenities excellent and so much more unique than staying in the centre of Ballarat. The renovation is spectacular as I haven't been... More

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Kryal_Castle, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Hi Beck, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. 'Tis splendid to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Castle and found us a little more appealing then the average accommodation in Ballarat. Perhaps we will see you again in the future. Regards Craig More

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Address: 121 Forbes Road | Leigh Creek, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kryal Castle 4*
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Following a major redevelopment, and reopening in March 2013, Kryal Castle is Australia’ only medieval adventure park, and recreates a legendary land of myths and medieval adventure with knights, dragons, wizards, kings, queens, princesses and fairies. Within the Castle walls is a medieval town of activities, where visitors feel as if they have entered a unique and magical place! Witness daring jousting contests, venture down into the creepy Torture Dungeon or wander through the grounds and gardens exploring the Knight’s Round Table Tower, the Maze, Dragon’s Labyrinth, Village Traders, Bravehearts Playground, Wizards Workroom, Jesters Theatre and so much more. Buy sweets from the Tooth Fairy Lolly Shop, and if you can’t resist the lure of this fascinating period try on an outfit at the King’s Britches Costume Emporium and take a picture of your medieval self. To extend the adventure, visitors can continue with a night in one of the Castle’s 17 luxury suites, which beautifully capture the glory and mystery of times past, with stunning hand woven European tapestries, yet are as modern and as well equipped as any lord or lady would want. Perfect for romantic getaways or fun family adventures staying in the heart of the action! ... more   less 
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