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Chalambar Motel

132 Lambert Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
Chalambar Motel
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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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26 reviews 26 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I came to stay here during a weekend of history hunting at the local asylums. We stayed in the family cabin and it was beautiful and clean. It slept the 4 of us comfortably! The staff were wonderful too, offering us a late check out because they knew we would be having a late night! It really... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After a hard days work away from home its comforting to be able to stay in such a clean friendly Motel , very close to the heart of Arrarat , spacious rooms , parking at your door , this is our third time back and wont be our last ,

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Kilmore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It's now been my 5th stay in the past five years at Chalambar Motel. The motel rooms are very clean and pleasant. The hospitality has been impeccable. Thank you and see you next year. I highly recommend this motel to others.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Stayed overnight en route to Melbourne. Very clean and staff were very accommodating. As we suspected (being right next to the highway) it was quite noisy from passing trucks throughout the night. Would stay again though.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We have been working in Ararat for the last week and a half with a week and a half to go , the room is spotless as are the surroundings , the managers are very helpful , very refreshing after a hard days work , this motel is very good value for money and is underestimated at 3 1/2 stars... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Chalambar is a great stopover for a night driving along the highway. I got in late which was fine and they were more than happy to accomodate a late checkout the next day. The room is quite a bit smaller than many I have stayed in, but if you're just looking to sleep, it isn't a great issue.

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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I stayed here in April 2014, just for one night and it was exactly what I needed! I arrived late (about midnight), and the key was out for me, and room was ready, and my room receipt was printed etc. Room was small, but cheerful, warm and clean. VERY good value for the price. Would definitely stay again, and would... More 

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Chris D, Manager at Chalambar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review I am glad you like it here More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Stayed last weekend still the most comfortable, clean, in good repair and modern motel in Ararat. Already looking forward to my next trip up. The managers are most helpful and will help to sort out any problems that you may have. They can also tell you the best places to eat in town as well as book tables if need.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Just passing through and so glad it was only a one night stay. First of all when I called to make a reservation the woman answered the phone with "hello" so I had to verify it was the hotel. This woman was far from delightful, to the point where I said "I'm sorry did I wake you?" I should've known... More 

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Chris D, Owner at Chalambar Motel, responded to this review

I am disappointed you called the Chalambar Motel a run down dinghy pokey motel .Fair enough the rooms are small but This is a country Motel not the Hilton. The bathrooms are not damp and all the doors are not falling off, may be 1 might be loose. Sorry you had a bad stay here. Everyone loves coming to our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed for a night room was ok a bit loud and cold, had a meal at the restaurant it was awful they forgot the main item in a Caesar salad (poached egg) then the wait staff tried to tell me it was an optional extra when I re read the menu to them it read topped with a poached... More 

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