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Country Comfort Ballarat

43 - 57 Main Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly BEST WESTERN Barkly Motor Lodge)
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived it was as reception was closing, so when we had issues there was no one to tell, the cold tap was broken for the bath, there was no soap in our room and the people smoking outside our room was unpleasant. Today we have arrived back after a big day exploring, have a shower and there's no... More 

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Bill H, Manager at Country Comfort Ballarat, responded to this review

We would like to apologise for your most unfortunate experience with the towels, soap and tap and assure you we have taken steps to minimise the risk of this happening again in future, our guests comfort is of utmost importance to us. The phones do dial reception and instructions are in the guest compendium; Dial 200 to contact Reception Of... More 

Canberra, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would give it exactly 3.5 star but i can't on TripAdvisor. In saying that it was a lot better than most other 3.5 star hotels I've been in. It was clean and comfortable. There was a strong smell in the room which I didn't like but I have smelt it in hotels before and its the cleaning stuff a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1 night stop over. Close to Sovereign Hill. Our room was upstairs which meant we had to carry luggage up, bit difficult with family. Room was nice and bedding for 4. Only issue was noise - road traffic and the air con was loud. Curtains could not block out all the outside light. Staff were nice. All in all was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Terrible beds, no elevator and shower over a very deep bath (surely not good for the elderly/flexibly challenged?), unknown hairs in bath, noisy guests in hallway, noise from traffic outside, on the other hand, the staff are friendly enough.

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Yarra Junction, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Stayed one night in an upstairs spa suit. Room was comfortable with all the usual convenience you expect from this chain. My stay was for business but if your visiting as a tourist it is super close to souvrin hill. Spa bath was impressive very deep and more like a spa than a bath. Hotel offers limited food but there... More 

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countrycomfort2015, Owner at Country Comfort Ballarat, responded to this review

Good to hear that the WiFi met with your approval. Have just installed a brand new system and very pleased with it. More 

Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Went to Ballarat for a day at Sovereign Hill. Needed overnight accommodation so chose Country Comfort as close to CBD Ballarat and also Sovereign Hill. Had 2 rooms, one for Paula and I plus grandchild so the queen plus single suited fine. Other room was for our Chinese Uni students who live with us. The location was great with a... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

booked in online and requested a cot arrived at 2 pm and asked for the cot was told they had no cots available and if they found one they would bring it to room. was told after 10 pm a code on the key would need to be used as for safety,returned well after 10pm and no code was needed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Room tip: Beware Room 21 . Motel looks great on website and management have attempted to modernise & refurbish.Having booked 6 months earlier I was hopeful of s pleasant stay. Unfortunately our family of 4 were crammed into Room 21 which was the worst room in the complex. I can understand room configurations might differ but this room should not... More 

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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We booked a basic room it was very clean and well appointed with microwave, kettle, toaster and, fridge Spacious room with lounge suit also. Great for a short stay or overnight stop over, was very quiet location but still not to far from everything in the town.

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Mildura, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I stayed here this week with a girlfriend, and overall we were impressed with our experience. Service at reception was prompt, welcoming and friendly, our room was clean and quiet...and we appreciated the layout with the bathroom in the centre of the room giving us each a little more privacy between our beds. It was an unusual room layout, but... More 

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