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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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  • 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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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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226 reviews 226 reviews
47 hotel reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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119 reviews 119 reviews
54 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Lovely surrounds, well appointed. Prompt service. Fantastic food and atmosphere. Very professional service. Wide selection of high tea foods. Challenging to get through it all. Old style hotel, well restored.

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

On a cold and blustery weekend we thought we would take the opportunity to get out of the city and explore somewhere. We stumbled across this place on tripadvisor and were happy to find some descent prices for a room and breakfast. The images speak for themselves but this is a wonderful place - history, and style in a state... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I attended a function at Craigs on 21st June 2014, while the room was excellent, service was average but the value of food was very poor. At a $100 a head, with one complimentary beer/wine on arrival, the three course meal provided was very poor value. As a vegetarian with plenty of notice given, a small bowl of luke warm... 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*
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