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Lake Inn

4.5 of 5 1317 Mair Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Best Western)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lake Inn, Ballarat is a great place to stay if you want a good night's sleep. The room was quiet and the bed really comfortable. The bathroom is spacious and provides everything you need. It is very clean. Sandra at reception is friendly and welcoming. We appreciated the bottles of water Sandra gave us on departure. Lake Wendouree is... More 

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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are friendly and helpful, rooms are spotless, the bed was so comfy, soft and clean! The Hotel was the perfect location. Linen and towels were of excellent quality. The room was nice and quiet and we were able to make it nice and dark with shut out curtains. The City Oval restaurant is beautiful as well. The only fault... More 

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adelaide, south australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

half way from adelaide to melbourne, reviewing overnight stops ahead,we had a sense of dread at the motley collection of highway facing motels on offer. With hope in our hearts, we plumped for the Lake Inn in Ballarat. Happily as it turned out! Large, clean, quiet room, well stocked with lovely host, Sandra. Hotel next door did an adequate meal,... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent three nights here to revisit the town of my early years.This motel is very well presented & maintained,room spotlessly clean & linen & towels of excellent quality.Good breakfast in room. Very pleasant & helpful management.Highly recommended.

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SandraLakeInn, Manager at Lake Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Ballarat and Lake Inn Ballarat. We do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back another time. More 

Melbourne
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night after attending the Ballarat Beer Festival and really enjoyed our stay. The feel of the hotel was very warm with excellent customer service. The location for the festival could not have been better with the City Oval a very short stroll away. Tge room was spotless and very comfortable and we enjoyed the luxury... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A warm cosy retreat. The usual services are all superb, with crisp white high end bed linen. I really felt at home - much nicer than my place :) :) Enjoyable walk to the lake and easy footsteps from the pub. Convenient to everything, central to the city, serenely quiet, and an easy escape from whatever. Sandra's warmth was sincere... More 

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SandraLakeInn, Manager at Lake Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Lake Inn Ballarat, and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay in Ballarat. Sandra was fantastic to deal with, very friendly and helpful. Room was nice and big, clean and quiet. We stayed with our 4 month old and felt very welcome. Would recommend this to anyone needing someqhere to stay and we will definitely stay again.

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SandraLakeInn, Manager at Lake Inn, responded to this review

You are welcome, many thanks for your comments. We do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to Lake Inn Ballarat. More 

Brisbane
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Sad news of the passing of a dear friend saw us traveling from Qld to attend the funeralfuneral to attend between Christmas and New Year. We booked in haste at the Lake Inn, not really knowing much about this accommodation, other than it must be near the lake!! We requested an early booking in time as we needed to freshen... More 

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SandraLakeInn, Manager at Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you s much for your positive comments on Lake Inn Ballarat. We do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back under different circumstances. We will pass your comments onto the City Oval Hotel. More 

Geelong, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very quiet location one block from the lake but still close to the city. Spacious modern rooms with a comfortable bed and an easy "back door" entrance into the City Oval pub. Reception upon arrival was very friendly and included a chocolate on arrival and a bottle of water when checking out. Small token gifts but summed up the friendly... More 

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Melbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Stayed here for one night, Sat 20th Dec 2014. Check in was fast and efficient. The lady (cant remember her name because I have a bad memory for names) who checked us in was very pleasant and helpful. Rooms were spotless and spacious. There were 4 in my group, so we had a 2 bedroom apartment and a 1 bed... More 

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Address: 1317 Mair Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Best Western)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lake Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Best Western Ballarat
Ballarat Best Western
Lake Inn Ballarat, Victoria
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
#6 Business Hotel in Ballarat
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat

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