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Eureka Lodge Motel

119 Stawell Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

First time in this motel, although a regular visitor to East Ballarat. The room was very clean and comfortable and real value for money costing $75 per night. 2 slices of bread and a jug of milk provided upon arrival. A small packet of cornflakes (a nice touch) supplementing the usual coffee and tea making supplies. Staff were friendly. Situated... More

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Mudgee, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

An 'old fashioned' charmer... the owner / operators were charming and very helpful. We got the added extras of a continental breakfast... just for arriving was a pleasant surprise! There were a few 'problems' with the room that needed a 'lick of paint' and a few repairs, but overall it was a very pleasant stay.

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I am not normally one to complain about accommodation. But people have to be warned about this place. Our university fully booked out the entire complex and both female and male sports teams stayed for three nights. Firstly, the person who runs the motel would regularly come our rooms completely unannounced. And during the day while we were out we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

A group of us stayed here last week and found that after a single night of untidiness, (We'd left a few bottles out) the manager of the motel had taken all our cooking utensils! when confronted , he labelled us 'truckers' and stubbornly refused to tell me why he'd taken everything in the kitchen. We had come to the room... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
46 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This slightly older motel is set back off the road in a quiet neighbourhood near the Eureka stockade. The furnishings are a little tired but clean enough, and the rooms are surprisingly spacious. Good broadband available for a modest fee. At $87 through the visitor centre the motel is good value for money; this even includes a modest continental breakfast.

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Friend and I stayed in adjoining rooms for just $70 each with breakfast. Rooms were basic but clean and tidy and good hot water pressure in the shower. Electric blankets and two heaters great for the suddenly chilly night. Handy location to everything including the Eureka Stockade memorial and info centre across in the park. Lady who checked us in... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Having stayed here previously and was impressed with it, we decided again to spend a couple of nights more recently. Unfortunately this time, this motel complex didn't live up to our previous visit. The motel room we were given, whilst clean and comfortable, was looking rather run down and lacking in minor maintenance. There were quite a few cobwebs on... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Motel in a quiet location of the main highway between Melbourne and Ballarat city centre (on the left as you head into Ballarat). Opposite the Eureka Stockade centre & museum and some parkland. Motel was reasonable priced and pretty standard. You got a continental breakfast which you take with you to your room... More

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Wanganui, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Not the newest but had everything we needed,reception was friendly & helpful (& a good dry sense of humour!). Comfortable bed & unit was clean. SImple breakfast supplied and nice touches like a decent sized jug of fresh milk. Handy location for exploring Ballarat & surrounds.

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

The room was dirty. There was hair all over the bathroom floor. Had to wait at reception for half an hour for some one to turn up and then all we got was unhelpful service. The bloke who runs the show couldnt run a bath absolute idiot. Never go near the place in my life rather sleep in my car.

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Also Known As:
Eureka Lodge Motel Ballarat, Victoria
Address: 119 Stawell Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
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Ranked #11 of 16 Specialty lodging in Ballarat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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