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Begonia City Motor Inn

244 Albert St. | Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria 3356, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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42 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One night in a two bedroom apartment. Well equipped kitchen, full Foxtel on the one tv in the lounge/ dining room and electric blankets on the beds. Air con in lounge/dining room only. Easy friendly check in and walking distance to a Woolies. Free wi fi

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

G'day, We greatly appreciate your feedback following your recent stay at Begonia City Motor Inn. Good to see that you enjoyed the facilities and you found our location with a short walk to supermarket, bistros and shops to your liking. Our free high speed WiFi with three access points in each room ensure that all our guests can access the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived very late at night with 2 very sleepy children. A pleasant welcome to a spacious, clean room and the thoughtful management had put heaters on in preparation for our late arrival. The kids were very happy to see muffins provided for breakfast and fresh milk for our team and coffee. Comfortable beds. I would recommend this motel.

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Emma, Thanks for taking the time to provide a review - we really appreciate your comments and are delighted that everything was to your liking. No problems regarding the heating as Ballarat nights can be bracing and there is nothing worse than leaving a warm car for a cold room particularly with children. Good to see that the muffins... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in two bedroom unit very clean very friendly staff electric blankets on bed was a great touch they had a great little BBQ area out side unit all in all a great place to stay will stay there every time I'm in Sebastopol

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

G'day Les, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at Begonia City Motor Inn and we are delighted that you have enjoyed your stays so much. Electric blankets are great for taking the chill out of bedtime aren't they particularly in Ballarat! Good to know that you are a return visitor as you will hopefully be able... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night in this lovely motel and had BBQ at the pit. A1 service as bowls, plates and utensils was gladly borrowed from the owner. Unfortunately accident happens and one of the utensils was damaged during the BBQ. Wanted to pay for it but the owner rejected saying it was ok. Will definitely stay there again in the future.

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JummaBee, Manager at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

G'day Derek, Thank you for sharing your experiences with other travellers and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. No problems regarding the BBQ tools, accidents happen and cooking outside in the Ballarat winter in the dark is generally going to pose problems! Great to hear that we will be seeing you again in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed one night after a long day & night at Soverign Hill. We were cold & wet, but our room was warm & our beds toasty from the air con & electric blankets. The room was adequate for our needs, clean, comfortable & well appointed. The motel is close to Soverign Hill & the gold district and the main... More

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

G'day Aussie Traveller, Wonderful to hear that you had a good stay at Begonia City Motor inn and we appreciate you taking the time to provide a review. Good to know that you appreciated the value and warmness of the apartment that you stayed in. With overnight temperatures getting as low as -4.7 recently this winter in Ballarat has been... More

Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great "extras" that normally I would have to pay - even at 5 star hotels I have stayed. Awesome service from the gentleman at reception - should have gotten your name - Sorry! A couple of suggestions (small ones) - heater is definitely needed in the bathroom!!! We had a minus 1 degree morning!!! And maybe a slightly more powerful... More

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

G'day Treker SG, Thank you for your great review! We were very pleased to hear that you appreciated our WiFi service which is the result of a lot of work and money but the result has been worth the effort. We appreciate your comments regarding bathroom heaters which is something that we have considered but are concerned that some guests... More

NSW, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Fantastic great stay here recently. Service was excellent. As it was a particularly cold night in Ballarat, we asked the friendly owner for an extra heater for the room, which he happily obliged to. Very comfy beds and room cleanliness was immaculate. The shower water pressure was excellent. Free wifi was a bonus, and very easy to log into the... More

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

G'day Milo001, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a lovely review. It is always good to get feedback, both positive and negative, as it allows us to ensure that we are meeting guests' expectations and identify key enhancements that we can undertake. Great to hear that the rooms and beds were to your liking as were the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The gentleman who serves us is the best. Extremely friendly every time we come stay. My partner and I try there everytime we want to stay in town. Rooms are comfortable and a great environment to be in. Keep up the good work!

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alison B, All I can say is "awww shucks". Always good to hear such positive feedback and so glad that you have not met me on a bad day! Seriously though we find serving our guests so overwhelmingly enjoyable and satisfying that it is not difficult to provide good service. With delightful feedback and super friendly guests it is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great spot to stay- free muffins on check in. very clean and staff were super helpful. Good size room and comfy bed with lovely sheets. Speedy internet and great TV channels. Only downside was the room was quite dark and heater quite noisy...but not a major issue. Would highly rec.

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

G'day jjbaNz, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of your recent stay at Begonia City Motor Inn. Good to know that you enjoyed your muffins and equally satisfying to know that you appreciated our spacious rooms, cleanliness, standard of beds, free WiFi speed and Foxtel Platinum service offering over 120 television channels. Sorry to hear that... More

Cranbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My family & I visited Sebastopol on the weekend of the 19th July, week after school holidays. As a break from work we decided to visit friends in the local area and visit Sovereign Hill as a getaway for our kids (3yo & 1yo). Booking online was a breeze, selected the family room (queen & two singles) and was delighted... More

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JummaBee, Owner at Begonia City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jesse-Lee, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a nice review. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay and room so much and fantastic that you could avail yourselves of our discounted Sovereign Hill ticket offer - next time hopefully you can stay two or more days and receive a 20% discount! With the weather warming... More

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Address: 244 Albert St. | Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria 3356, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
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Begonia City Motor Inn is a small family operated motel located in the Ballarat suburb of Sebastopol. Located on the Midland Highway all units are located at the rear of the property well away from traffic noise. Unit types include Doubles, Twins, Family, Spa and two-bedroom self-contained apartments. All rooms are well-appointed with queen beds, 81cm LCD televisions, DVD players, toasters, irons and tea and coffee making facilities. Televisions have all free-to-air stations as well as eight Austar (satellite) channels, and all rooms have access to free high-speed wireless internet. Situated away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD yet still very accessible to all the cities' features including Sovereign Hill, the motel is located an easy walk to shopping facilities which include a Coles Supermarket, post office, hotels, chemist and take away food premises. The Sebastopol Bowls Club is 200 metres away and provides bistro meals for lunch and dinner seven days a week, as does the Royal Mail Hotel which is a five minute stroll away. No matter what your needs you will find that Begonia City Motor Inn will provide you with all the comforts of home. It is the idea base for your visit to Ballarat, be it for leisure or business or if you are simply looking for a good night's sleep so that you are well rested to continue your journey. ... more   less 
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