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Lake Inn

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1317 Mair Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Best Western)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is great place to stay, convenient next to the pub for meals and not noisy at all. the room was spotless and a lovely BIG bathroom with room to lay out your cosmetics. The a/c unit was easy to use and quiet. The tv controls were easier than most to operate. The bed was comfortable. I have not one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Inn saved our days in Ballarat. The staff is friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean, modern and well appointed and there is off street parking too. I am pleased to recommend this Inn to anyone looking for accommodation in Ballarat. Our net booked accommodation fell through miserably but Lake Inn and the staff saved the day. Thank you... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the second you arrive all the way till the end you are made to feel so welcome at this hotel. I had a room upstairs, it was huge and clean. Bed comfortable and great shower pressure. This is my new home in Ballarat. And a fantastic offer of a free bottle of water when you leave. Sometimes it is... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checked out of a filthy B and B, so was not really expecting much from this Inn. Was completely astounded at how clean and spacious our room was. Could not find fault at all. Would highly recommend this property. Totally professional reception staff, friendly, and warm. Room service fast tasty and reasonably priced, breakfast was good. Would stay again.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Lake Inn doesn't look much from outside but it’s one of the best places I've stayed in Ballarat. The rooms are large and very clean. The bathroom is modern and supplied with quality towels and toiletries. It’s a quiet place and the comfortable bed helps for a goodnight sleep. It must be managed by the owners who are extremely friendly... More

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Warragul, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A day after a snowfall in Ballarat we were hoping the room would be warm over the -3 degree night and it was. All facilities were more than adequate. The room was certainly on the large side. I have to agree about another reviewers comment on the tight parking spaces. The management were very friendly and their parting gift of... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Room was huge. Spotless. Parking a tad squeezy. Pub entrance via the motel carpark so extremely convenient.had a drink by the fire which was cosy-nice ambience. Meals available in the pub.Close to the city and lake. Would stay again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Having the restaurant close was so handy anything delivered for a small fee lunch and/or dinner. The only downfall I could find was no dvd player in the room and no microwave and funnily enough odd shaped mugs which made warming up a bottle rather difficult. I found the correspondence via email for our booking not oozing customer service but... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A very large bedroom, with easily enough room for the couch and table. Very clean and tidy, and close to any necessary facilities (supermarket and pharmacy within 200m was very convenient). The heating took a little to figure out, but is working well to keep the chill out on a very brisk night.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Large and very spacious room. Clean. Great bathroom that is spacious and provides good water pressure. Good size TV Comfortable bed. Quiet location with better than average sound proofing. Close to town and by the lake.

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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

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