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Lake Inn

4.5 of 5 1317 Mair Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Best Western)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Warrnambool, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

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 October 14, 2014

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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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 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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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
#8 Business Hotel in Ballarat
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat

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