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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 #10 of 34 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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Helensvale
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Grand Old Lady of Ballarat has had a magnificent makeover, finally doing justice to this Victorian Building. On this occasion I only visited their coffee lounge which is where the old Bar used to be. The coffee was good as was the muffin and the service was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we didnt stay at this hotel but we had our Valentine's dinner booked here. The entree is the best, mains average. Our table is not d one i had expected as mentioned n d phone. While every table got a rose, they forgot to put one on ours. All in all still happy because of the best staff i... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of staying in this amazing hotel. Restored beautifully, ran by professionaland friendly staff, what a simply gorgeous place. Could not recommended any higher. From the concierge to the maids cleaning the rooms. All were polite and couldn't help enough.

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got this hotel due to a (classic) mistake by Amoma, an upstart UK aggregator with a dysfunctional booking system and disjointed customer service. However, we were lucky that, having overbooked us elsewhere, they did book us into the Royal. And very happy we were to be there. The service and amenities are first class, if not directly comparable to... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Craig's on the Australia Day weekend and to our surprise we were upgraded to the King's Room and a very nice room it was too! The bathroom was gorgeous, very clean and sparkling, with beautiful toiletries and a spa bath, which we took advantage of! We enjoyed our anniversary dinner in the dining room... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Graig's Hotel is a beautiful place and in a very handy position. Our original booking was for a classic room with twin beds. My travelling companion did not like the view out the window (which was of another building) and the room was too small in her opinion. A big thank you to the wonderful and extremely professional Jason on... More 

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Newtown Vic Australia
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was our second visit to stay at Craig's Royal Hotel based on the high afternoon tea package. Our room this time was much smaller than what we had been given on our first stay and the dark coloured furniture in the room heightened the sense of "small". The furniture felt "packed" into the room. The ensuite bathroom was up... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed here because it already had good reviews but we were very pleasantly surprised at how good. The room we were given was completely refurbished and had all the features (such as plunger coffee) expected of a five star establishment. The previous two nights we had stayed at the Langham in Melbourne and would rate them no different. But... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

While this hotel is not a cheap option, it did live up to my expectations. I booked the room for a friends birthday weekend and we had an extra bed put in the room. When you walk into the hotel you feel like you've stepped back into a bygone era . It really is beautiful, some amazing furnishings. I am... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent service and accommodation. We were there for a Medical Conference and reunion. Food was great and well cooked. Valet parking was a bonus and the staff extremely efficient and pleasant. Would go back in a heartbeat for a weekend and see more of the beautiful city of Ballarat

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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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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
#6 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
#8 Business Hotel in Ballarat

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