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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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Melbourne
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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Warrnambool, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed in late November and recommend highly Rooms are spacious and very clean. Checking in and out was efficient and curteous.Would definatley stay again.We also ate at The City Oval Hotel which is part of the same complex service was very slow but the food was a little overpriced but ok.

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Penrith, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I have nothing but great comments about this business. We had a wonderful stay, and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was in top condition, and my partner who was staying in Ballarat for the first time was impressed for the quality of service we received for a "country town". If I was to be really picky, the only... More 

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Bendigo
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The Lake Inn is well positioned in Ballarat near the picturesque Lake Wendouree, and within walking distance of Sturt St. restaurants and shopping. The room was very spacious, and exceptionally clean. The bathroom was also spacious and perfectly clean. The included tea, coffee, biscuits and toiletries were all of a sufficient standard, and the service was kind and efficient, with... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed here Monday 10th Nov the owner a was really friendly and really helpful advising us on places to eat and sites to see. We stayed in the king spa room which was delightful, the spa is massive along with foxtel, king bed and overly large bedroom makes it the perfect room. Also close to a pub and small IGA... 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
#5 Business Hotel in Ballarat
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat

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