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Chalambar Motel

132 Lambert Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Chalambar Motel
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Ararat
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Ballarat, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just arrived back home from another great weekend at the Ararat Jailhouse rock n roll festival made all the better by staying at the Chalambar motel. This year we stayed in our usual HUGE room that is warm and very comfortable . You cannot find a better place to stay in Ararat and really the staff,Chris and Ian make you... More

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Adelaide Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

A wonderfully warm motel. Great staff and very friendly. Show no bias towards motorcycle riders and made us feel totally welcome. Great location to the town and all the facilities there. Would highly recommend it.

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Absolutely loved this motel. Friends and I stayed for one night only but were very happy with the room and the service provided. Traveled from Adelaide for the Aradale Lunatic Asylum overnight ghost investigation the Friday night before so needed a nice comfortable place to stay before our drive back on the Sunday. Allowed us to check in at 11,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Very clean, friendly and provides what it says on the tin! Only negative would be that the bathrooms are very small, but it all is very clean. The owner was very friendly and helpful with restaurant advice.

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chalambar, Consultant at Chalambar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive comments Suzanna-we are always delighted when our guests have enjoyed their stay. We are glad to be able your found the restaurant advice useful. We look forward to welcoming you back to the the Chalambar Motel when next you are in Ararat. More

Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Great service, clean, modern rooms, cozy - a great room for a night stopover We were given a late check out when we asked for it. The room was small (toilet is really small) but for the price we paid, it was worth the stay. Modern rooms, clean, comfortable. Would definitely return if in the area!

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chalambar, Consultant at Chalambar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Beatrix for taking the trouble to post such a favourable review on the Chalambar Motel. Our aim is always to provide our guest with an enjoyable stay and to hear such great comments is most rewarding! We do hope that we get the chance to welcome you back when you are next in the area. More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

This motel is the best place to stay at in Ararat. I have stayed hear quite a few times now and I have always found the owns to be helpful and down to earth and have always made sure that they could find a room for me. I have always found them to be profession in what they do. The... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We have always stayed at the Chalambar Motel for the Jailhouse rock n roll festival for the past 11 years. We have seen changes of conditions and owners and have always been treated with honesty and respect.We could not make it one year and were still assured a room for the next year. The owners seem like they cannot do... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

After we had booked the 3 bedroom unit well in advance and then paid for our Ararat jail house rock tickets along with 3 other couples we recieve a phone call to say that they have booked out the unit for 12 months very dissapointed to say the least.From now (Feb ) we have to mid March to try and... More

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chalambar, Consultant at Chalambar Motel, responded to this review

We are aware that this reviewer experienced frustration regarding his reservation and for that we are most sincerely apologetic. Our aim is always to do our best to satisfy and please our guests. We do hope that the six weeks notification was sufficient to enable you to finalise accommodation and that you were able to enjoy the wonderful Ararat Rock... More

Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Stayed here for a weekender in Ararat. Went by the Trip Advisor review to select. The motel is recently refurbished and continuing upgrades, but the rooms are compact - especially the bathroom which is good for anyone average size or less, but any more than that and it's a very tight fit. Whilst the rooms are double glazed, it was... More

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Melbourne
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25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Stayed here on business, and happy I did. Room was modern, clean and tidy with fixtures and fittings to make stay comfortable. Room was a little smaller than normal, but there was plenty of room for one. Being winter and cold the size was possible a advantage for heating, although the heating/cooling was of good specification? I will stay here... More

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Additional Information about Chalambar Motel

Address: 132 Lambert Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Ararat
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Ararat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fully renovated with modern decor the Chalambar Motel offers luxury accommodation at affordable prices. Now with new family units and cottages to longer stays and guests who prefer to self-cater. ... more   less 

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