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Chalambar Motel

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132 Lambert Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Chalambar Motel
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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South Australia, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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117 reviews 117 reviews
43 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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 

4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

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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Ballarat, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

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
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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Address: 132 Lambert Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Ararat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12

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