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Country Comfort Ballarat

43 Main Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly BEST WESTERN Barkly Motor Lodge)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We come for dinner tonight (Father's Day) the lamb shank was absolutely Devine. The rich wine gravy was amazing. The only thing I could pick out of All our meals was the salad dressing was too much honey and the coffee was a little bitter. Over all the staff was good- not pushy but knew when you clear plates and... More

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Eltham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Fantastic comfortable BIG beds.CLEAN modern rooms.Quiet central location. Very popular amongst the locals and that speaks volumes for itself Friendly out going staff and owners who actually run the business! Take the time to get to actually know them. No reasonable request a problem!!! Secure safe off street parking. We ran a 2 day conference there and it was just... More

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Barkly01, Owner at Country Comfort Ballarat, responded to this review

Appreciate your comments John and I'm glad your conference was a success. Hope to see you and Jo again next year... Stay safe on the bike! Jon & Robert More

Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

rooms are comfortable and fairly clean but I suggest getting a room that dosent have a window to the main road as it does get very noisy in the mornings, other then that overall good experience and service was great. Would stay again but only for 1 or 2 nights not a place I would stay for a long period.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Have enjoyed our short stays here over the past two years. Very close to centre of town. Easy walk to restaurants and shops. Great rooms for family with a child as there are two beds in separated areas. Will stay again

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

The hotel offered everything we needed for a comfortable stop over after a long day's drive . Rooms were clean , and modern & very comfortable . Our family suite provided excellent accommodation for 2 adults and 3 children . The downstairs restaurant was also very good and reasonably priced with kids meals . A very welcoming and accommodating establishment... More

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Formerly the Barkly Motel, this motel is a couple of hundred meters on one edge of the main town. Rooms are spacious with large bathrooms and good linen, pillows and towels. Large parking lot and an excellent restaurant visited also by the locals. We rated this friendly and efficient establishment as fair value

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Altona, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Booked this as a birthday stay. On first impressions the room was good and looked clean however on close inspection the doors were very dirty, slime on the hair dryer and tide marks round the toilet and taps. The room lighting is very poor and certainly needs higher watt bulbs. Our major gripe was the constant stench of cigarettes even... More

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Hamilton Vic Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Have stayed here on two separate occasions and both times we have had an extremely comfortable night sleep a lovely meal in the restaurant. Staff are extremely friendly and accommodating and location is easy to get to and from.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Staying overnight with family. Room was overall clean but had discovered spider in the bed and then another crawling over my face. Then from room next door occupants had their tv on so loud till 1.00 am none of us including my kids had any sleep. Rooms are not quiet. Even traffic from road quite loud. Also noticed a distinct... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a good honest motel, nothing fancy but gets all the essentials right. Comfortable bed, effective heater, electric blankets, swift service & most importantly spotlessly clean. Would happily stay again for another business trip.

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Address: 43 Main Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly BEST WESTERN Barkly Motor Lodge)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
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