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Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments

9379 Western Highway, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My family and I stayed here for one night only in a 1 bedroom apartment. I am unsure on how this place got a 4 star rating. The lamp in the bedroom was broken, the shower door was broken and wouldn't close unless you held it. The phone cord was broken and wouldn't have a dial tone unless you held... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I stay here 2 nights a week for work. The rooms ARE old but are being refurbished. The beds are comfortable and plenty of space to move. I was originally concerned about the highway traffic but after many nights I can honestly say it doesnt keep me awake! Towels are clean, electric blankets for warmth, the onsite restuarant has some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed here before, but in the serviced apartments, which seem to be rented out to permanents now? We stayed in the older units which have 3 units put together to make them 2 bedroom and kitchenette. This motel is very old and needs a lot of work, but the new owners are trying. The staff are very friendly and... More 

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Far North SA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Booked over the phone on behalf of my husband who was travelling through the area for the first time. Staff were super helpful and the accommodation was top-rate. And the on-site dining at the pizza bar was excellent!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were a group of 24 who stayed at this motel for 4 nights. The staff were the most helpful, caring and fun we have met in this industry for many years. They really knew how to make us feel welcome, accommodated with a smile any requests that we made. The food for dinner and breakfast was really excellent -... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The first thing to point out is that I wouldn't stay here if you didn't have a car as it is about 5-7kms out of town. However, overall we were very happy with our stay. The reception staff were lovely and let us check in early at about 8am so we could get to the hospital to see a dying... More 

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Kingston SE, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights and couldn't fault anything. All the staff were very friendly, and couldn't have been more helpful. The room was very clean and we had a great time in the pool. Would definitely stay again if travelling that way. Had a lovely pizza at the Providore next to the motel. Very tasty as well as being... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have mixed feelings when writing this review. Yes, the owners were friendly, rate was good, beds were clean and super comfortable and the size of the 2 bedroom apartment was excellent. I can forgive the cracked and missing tiles, the curtain rails coming down & the dated decor as the motel is old and in need of work. However,... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I stayed at this motel for a business trip. The staff were friendly and the location seemed convenient but with trucks driving all night I didn't get the one thing I needed after a long drive..Sleep. I like to use the WiFi but it didn't work and the room just didn't feel clean to me, it smelt a bit mouldy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I stayed here with my husband and in-laws for three nights. The accommodation we booked was a 2 bedroomed family suite. I think the name is rather a stretch for a standard motel room plus a tiny room with two single beds. The sitting area was tiny and the furniture dated. There were no extra pillows, just one per person... More 

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