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Craig's Royal Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 Lydiard Street South | PO Box 485, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 35 Hotels in Ballarat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We organised a birthday party for a friend and it was a fitting venue! The hospitality was fitting and the food was just impressive. The best entree on our table was the beautifully marinated kangaroo with beetroot relish and Elderberry jelly. The entree of quail was wonderful too. We had some salads as mains as there was so much to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped into this hotel for a sticky because it looked so fabulous from the outside. Decided to have a late lunch and a drink. Cafe staff were very accommodating and we ate in the bar. BLT was delicious, as was the decaf flat white (not always easy to get a good decaf - I needed it cos it was... More

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Kilsyth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the last day of September 2014, a group of six friends took the morning train from Melbourne to visit Victoria's early settler and historic gold-rush city of Ballarat. After a picnic lunch at the delightful Wendouree Botanical Gardens, we caught the bus back to the CBD where one of our number suggested that we have afternoon tea in style... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch yesterday there(08/09). A friend told me it was a great place to eat. Well I didn't think so. The food was ok . But what they charge you think it be better. The services was not good. We order a bottle of wine. And the pour the 1st drink. Then sat it on a table behind me and... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Last week we stayed at the Craig a Royal for the fourth time in a year. We love this hotel. We have stayed in one of the smallest rooms, one of the lovely larger rooms on the first floor with a balcony, a room in the courtyard and this week in the Prince Albert Suite. Every room was beautifully appointed.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and myself were lucky enough to visit Craig's Hotel, last Saturday, it felt right from the time we walked in the door. Very well presented venue and the room was very clean and warm. Cannot speak highly enough of all the staff at Craig's, without fail all were of the highest quality, friendly and could not have been... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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48 hotel reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When I have a speaking engagement in Ballarat, I stay at Craig's. The kitchen is closed when I return, but when I go to my room, a cheese board and hinge glass of Pinot is waiting. This has happened every time, and in a week's time I return for more prefect care. Comfortable rooms, great bed, great bathroom and a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Six of us stayed there Saturday 22nd August and had dinner in the restaurant. Jason the manager was most helpful and the entire experience delightful, clean warm rooms and a lovely meal that we all enjoyed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and myself are well qualified to review this amazing hotel .... we travel often and have stayed in many 5 star resorts and hotels throughout the world over the past 10 years. What is important to us is the 'customer service' and here at Craigs Royal Hotel - Ballarat - it cannot be beaten. We booked in for... More

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Lake Forest, IL
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61 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here for three days and enjoyed the "no expense spared" restoration of this grand hotel. Room 216 had a great view of the downtown and a balcony. The staff did everything we could ask, no matter whether at a meal or in the over all hotel exposure as a guest. They had an issue with the elevator which... More

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Address: 10 Lydiard Street South | PO Box 485, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Craig's Royal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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