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Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar

4.0 of 5
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18 Doveton Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great central place to stay. The staff are very friendly and the restaurant downstairs provides a busy and homely atmosphere. My room was big and comfortable and the TV over the big spa bath was a real treat.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Oscar's is centrally located, the room was clean and modern, staff very friendly. Ordering food to the room in the evening attracted no surcharge which was a nice surprise. The service was great, would have liked a few more tv channels in the room though.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oscars was a fantastic place to stay. Very central to everything, breakfast was fantastic and our room perfect - our bathroom was enormous and we even had a TV over the spa bath. Thank you very much for making our stay enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Ballarat for work twice a year for a couple of days and have found Oscar's to be a great place to stay. Location is central, the rooms are new, modern and very spacious. The menu is extensive with great breakfast and great nightly dinner specials. The staff a very friendly and welcoming.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great pub in the heart of Ballarat. Lovely cosy room, very comfortable bed, large television. Off street parking. Very polite young staff, nice to see Oscar's are employing the young ones . Recommend to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Had Dinner there with group of work friends, good friendly service and the food was very tasty which is at a decent value, the meals came out quickly also, generally our drinks were sorted by the passing waiters and no issues with paying individually, overall a good night out.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Had a great weekend away at Oscar's. The service we received from every one of the staff we came in contact with was exceptional. Nothing was to much trouble and the attention to detail was spectacular. We had dinner and breakfast at the restaurant and both meals were fantastic. We spent a good couple of hours sitting in the cosy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nothing to criticise. Just not extraordinary. Service was quick and staff pleasant. Just not rushing back. The ambience was a bit lacking.. More cafeteria than bistro. Kids welcome. A bigger selection of craft beer and wine wouldn't go astray.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We recently visited Oscars with another family and we're all very impressed. The decor was classy and comfortable, the service was helpful and attentive and the food was excellent. We turned up as a party of 8 and had not booked. The staff quickly put a couple of tables together and we were seated within a very short time. The... More 

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Melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Ballarat is beautiful, and there is an abundance of great accommodation at good prices. Oscars is not one of them. $200 for an average room and ensuite. We were advised to park out the back and make our way to reception. Unfortunately, this means having to carry all your bags through a crowded restaurant to get to reception. Ballarat is... More 

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