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Reid's Guest House

128 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest this place was pretty rad. I loved the quirky historic nature of the building, with its creaky stairs and low ceilings. If you're looking for something that's just amazing, maybe not the place. It's a budget place, but the bed was comfy and the water hot. The shower did need a better clean and the place was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was exactly what we paid for, and exactly what we wanted. The price was very low and the building was gorgeous. Absolutely no frills (although we did shell out for a room with an ensuite bathroom), so don't go in expecting the Ritz, but the character of this old building is spectacular. An excellent introduction (right next to the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We had a nice room, relatively well soundproofed from the nearby bars and I was really happy to see they'd kept a lot of the original friezes and architecture which gave you a good feel for its previous life. Close to the station as well.

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Ballarat, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I recently came to Ballarat for employment purposes and after a magnificent 2 day stay at the Lake Burrembeet cabin/park on Remembrance Drive, that excellent accommodation could no longer be booked any further. I was given some assistance to find other accommodation and unfortunately relocated to Reid's Guest House, next door to the Ballarat Railway Station on Lydiard street sth'.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

My family needed accommodation for just the one night in a central location which Reid's provides. Rooms with ensuite were clean with basic facilities. As advised on site there is no lift but not a problem for my family as we had limited luggage for just the one night. Great and friendly assistance from manager. Good value

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Clean, older style room. Stayed here with 2 kids after several days out camping. Was only looking for a place that was dry, cheap and not a campsite - so this worked out perfectly. Had double bed, and 3 singles in the room, private bathroom with towels and free toiletries. Room faced the main street, train noise/announcements was noticeable, but... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Perfectly located near the VLine train and bus station, Reids Guest House was a last minute bargain booking. I was really pleasantly surprised that the room, basic, decor 1970's, came with all the amenities a much more expensive room would have. Tea, coffee, BISCUITS!, shower and toilet, shampoo & conditioner. Very welcoming in reception. The hallways are a bit dark,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I stayed in a triple room which had a double bed and a single bed costing a grand total of $80 The room and bathroom were very clean, sheets and bedding also up to standard. Being on the cheaper side I had lowered my expectations but it was decent for one night. Good location, can walk to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed one night but appreciated the convenient location and historical features of this magnificent Victorian building. Reid's staff were friendly and professional. The room had a comfortable bed and high ceilings. Because of the central location it may not suit light sleepers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Only 200 metres from the Ballarat train and coach station. Within walking distance to CBD. Good for a budget holiday with just the essentials. We stayed in a double ensuite room. Make sure you book rooms with the ensuite unless you don't mind using the shared bath and toilet. Toiletries and towels as well as tea and coffee and a... More 

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