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BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park

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108 Clayton Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for the Christmas in July lights at Sovereign Hill. This Big 4 is within walking distance (10mins walk up hill) We drove as it was cold and wet. We had a small cabin. 1 double bed and bunks. The room was very warm, had a tv with all the free to air channels and in house movies.... More 

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

This winter has offered an amazing range of things to see and do in Ballarat, Stua76 so it is good to know that our guests are taking advantage of that. The Christmas in July lights at Sovereign Hill are always spectacular and this year, Winterlude compliments that perfectly. Make sure you make time to do both next year! Thanks for... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic one of the best big 4 i have been to, facilities were great, the lady that ran the kids club was very nice my daughter loved the activities, On arrival i was greeted by a lovely bubbly lady named sharlene she was wonderful and escorted us to our cabin. Located within walking distance to sovereign hill. Definitely recommend

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

We do believe that our family friendly park and team make a difference to the holiday experience for our guests so it is lovely to have that confirmed by your review, HaysieJo. Be sure to check out some of the fun Kids Club creations on our Facebook page. There are some cute "makeovers" and delicious treats that the kids whipped... More 

Nowra, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one bedroom miners cabin. The cabin was very clean with all the little things needed. The park offered holiday program things for the kids and plenty to do on site. The park was in walking distance to sovereign hill and very close to town.

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WattsHolidayParks, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to let us know your thoughts Boncut and we are so pleased that you highly recommend our park. Many of our guests return time and time again due to the kids holiday program as well as our central location that you mention. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Doing driving trip through Victoria. Staying in cabins - just 2 of us. After Mildura, Castlemaine and now Ballarat - all big 4 - goldfields was by far the best. Price was comparable to others - so even better value for money. Positives- great helpful staff- any problems fixed straight away. Large clean park and cabins. Our miners cabin -... More 

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WattsHolidayParks, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay here with us at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields and we really appreciate the 5 star review. We are ecstatic to hear that you consider us to be by far the best and better value for money. This is music to our ears! We, and many of our return guests, agree that our team here are great... More 

Traralgon, Australia
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had another great family get together this weekend gone, in the well fun family park we've been visiting for a number of years. Our cabin was clean and comfortable, well appointed, we were given a proper carton of milk on arrival and shown to a cabin with the heating on ready for our arrival. Plenty for big and little... More 

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review on Trip Advisor, justjans and for sharing with us what you enjoyed about BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields and our hospitality. We find it is often the small touches like fresh milk that turn a good holiday into a great one and will always try to over deliver on our commitment to guest comfort. We look forward... More 

Traralgon, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Goldfields has been our go-to choice for family accommodation in Ballarat for years now...and our recent stay maintained our high regard of this park. We were late arriving to our cabin....but were informed that the heating and lights were on for us.....very thoughtful (given it was -3c overnight!!) and typical of the service above and beyond this place is renowned... More 

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

Cold and dark is never a great start to a holiday, mafman74 so we always try to leave a light on to make your arrival warm and welcoming. Thank you for your acknowledgement of our effort and for choosing us for your regular holidays. More 

Townsville, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

As North Queenslanders holidaying in the depths of winter we really appreciated the warm welcome in the amenities: central heating .... bliss. The Park really does cater for tourists all year round. Staff were extremely welcoming, helpful and friendly and the amenities were top rate. The powered sites were level and well kept. The park is in walking distance of... More 

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Diane B which is appreciated by our team and the Trip Advisor community. We are glad that you found BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields to be warm and welcoming and look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Ballarat. More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were in Ballarat on the coldest day in 15 years in a campervan. So to find underfloor heating in the showerblock was absolute bliss! The staff were so friendly and helpful, especially after we froze the first night, and they hired us extra bedding. The staff were welcoming, helped us with directions for attractions in the city, and pointed... More 

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that your chilly start to your Ballarat visit was resolved. Our under floor heating does come in handy during these colder months. Thanks for sharing your experience and what you loved about BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields with us and we hope to see you back to enjoy the pool in warmer weather. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Cabin was very clean as was the park . Staff were absolutely fantastic and very welcoming and helpful . Made us feel like welcomed guests . Great place to stay had to check in early as we had a wedding to attend and they were wonderful and went out of their way to make sure we could check in early... More 

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

How lovely that you attended a wedding in our beautiful town and we are very happy to hear your comments about our park. We hope to see you again on a return trip and we will make sure our team are thanked for the great service you received. More 

Robinvale, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Have stayed here twice and can't wait to stay again! Reception staff is fantastic and the cabins were great. Walked to sovereign hill from here. In the heart of Ballarat yet nice and quiet. Set out nicely, gardens were nice and tidy. Reception suggested the red lion for a meal which was was yum. Overall a fantastic place to stay.

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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your 5 star review, rebecca b which is much appreciated. What we appreciate more is the fact that you have chosen to stay with us twice and intend to return. This is surely the best indicator that we are meeting our goal to provide the best possible holiday experience and you can be assured that we will continue... More 

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