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Reid's Guest House

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128 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reid's Guest House
Ranked #8 of 19 Ballarat B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

All the good reviews of Reids Guesthouse on this site are true, and some of the bad ones probably are as well! Reid's Guesthouse is very basic and historic accommodation. It's next to the station and on a main street, with loads of pubs and the cinema and theatre in walking distance. We loved it. The old painted ceiling and... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I had a bit of trepidation booking Reid's after reading some of the reviews on but figured that the price and location just couldn't be beaten. I'm glad I did because my experience at Reid's was nothing like the negative reviews had warned. While it's true that this is a very no frills operation, it had all the things I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Reids is a charming heritage listed guest house, 2 min from the station.In the heart of town. Friendly service. My room was a good size , with double bed, electric blanket for those cold Ballarat nights, good size bathroom, heater,t,v etc. The place has a wonderful feel about it as apposed to some 'built over night 'hotels !! Only one... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Booked two nights and only stayed one. Was quite noisy and the room was small but ok. This was not the place for us. The reception staff were very nice and helpful. Good value if one is looking for low cost accommodation.

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Sydney
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I debated whether to give this 4 or 5 stars and I'm probably being a little unfair with 4 stars, because it was exactly as advertised and I'm a little coloured by the circumstances of our stay. We had a very huge room and a good en-suite and a comfortable bed and a fridge that worked well in a great... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Two of us shared a Double/Single room with en-suite for two nights. We had intended to stay only one, but found the room so pleasant and relaxing that decided to stay for two. The building is divided up with guests in one part and permanent residents in another. As it is owned by a not-for-profit organisation who supports those who... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Beautiful old building in Ballarat owned by the Wesley church. Very cheap accommodation $80/room for 3 with own bathroom and TV The place is very 'run down' and when my friend went for an early walk around the guest house she felt like it was more like a boarding house/half way house ( is you know what I mean)...which is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I spent two nights at Reid's Guest House and found it perfectly fine. As a single traveller it was the most economical option in Ballarat for an ensuite room at $60. I had tv, a fridge and electric kettle. The bed was comfortable with crisp linen and the shower was hot. There was a secure carpark at the back. I... More

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Reids_Management, Manager at Reid's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you next time. More

morwell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We recently stayed at the Reid's Guest House and found it to very affordable, comfortable and clean. thankyou for the staff for a nice priced accomadation. We only stayed one night as we were in Ballarat for a family illness, so we didnt want to pay a fortune as it was a unexpected trip. At the Reid's they made us... More

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Reids_Management, Manager at Reid's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mandy T, Thank you for your reivew. I am sorry to hear about the family illness, however we are glad that you felt welcome and that we could assist with your accommodation. All the Best Reid's Guest House Management and Staff. More

Ballarat
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We can cope with tired and old, but we do like things to be a bit clean. The linen was stained (dirty? eek.. I hate to think). There were false nails in the bathroom on the floor... It felt a bit like being in an episode of Criminal Minds.

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Reids_Management, Manager at Reid's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry your experience at Reid’s was not up to our desired standard. Regarding the linen we have had an issue with a washing machine that was leaving scuff marks from the rubber seal around the door. This has now been sorted out and we are sorry that you appear to have received... More

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Additional Information about Reid's Guest House

Address: 128 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Reid's Guest House Ballarat, Victoria

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