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Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar

4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   18 Doveton Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was lovely with a spacious bathroom. Very comfortable bed. Love the large windows. We were there on a cold night in Ballarat ,so it was lovely to sit by a fire with a drink in the guest lounge downstairs. The reception desk service was wonderful and dinner delicious. Would definitely stay again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All aspects of our stay was great. Very accommodating, good food (breakfast) and friendly staff. We had two rooms and they were both large with generous bathrooms. Very warm and cosy during a cold winters day. Would certainly stay there again.

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Malvern, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter & I stayed here overnight recently. The position of the hotel isn't wonderful, on a fairly dreary large road surrounded by businesses. However there was free parking at the rear of the hotel, & it is conveniently placed to visit Ballarat attractions. We had one of the studio rooms. It was small, as indicated by the name &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Oscars, it was a quick trip for business, however I enjoyed myself so much I intend to return for pleasure. The service was wonderful, the room wonderfully comfortable (great bed!). We had dinner and breakfast in the hotel and it was delicious! Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed at Oscars in June 2014 and found it to be a very nice hotel. The room, though not big, was nicely decorated and the bathroom was lovely. We had a room at the back which meant it was very quiet and the bed was comfortable. We were able to check out late without extra charge as well. We... More

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had a great stay at Oscars. It has clearly been recently and well renovated, and the staff were helpful and friendly. Free parking was provided behind the hotel. There is also conveniently a Bistro downstairs that does breakfast, lunch & dinner and room service available. Plenty of food and drink options available within walking distance as well. The room... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We recently stayed overnight at Oscars Hotel, Doveton Street Ballarat. This is an old renovated pub with character and charm. The rooms are spotlessly clean, warm with a comfortablebed and brilliant shower. Large mirrors are a feature and a balcony gives the room a spacious feeling. The staff are friendly and obliging and the restaurant serves high quality delicious food... More

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Stanthorpe, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

So so comfy bed, brilliant shower/bathroom in a studio room. Enough room for one night, excellent location with off street parking. Staff were great, even though service at dinner was a little patchy, but generally staff overall were excellent. Roadworks/footpath right at the front of the building was an inconvenience mainly for the hotel staff, and there were apologies to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Beautifully renovated. Off street parking. Staff could not have been more helpful. Carried our bags upstairs and out to car the next morning. Even though Café was about to close they kept it open for us for evening meal as we were Hotel guests. Very comfy, clean spacious room with balcony in central Ballarat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Stayed here with my daughter on Saturday night as we were attending an event in the area. The room was lovely, a good size and beds were very comfy. The decor was nice and the bathroom was awesome. We could not eat in the restaurant as it was booked out so we ordered from the menu and had it delivered... More

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Address: 18 Doveton Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
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Hotel Class:4 star — Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar 4*
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Boutique accommodation in the heart of Ballarat CBD. Great food, friendly staff and sunny courtyard in summer and gas log heaters in winter.The perfect place to stay for shopping, the theatre, soveriegn hill or attending functions in the city. ... more   less 
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