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Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel

6 Ingor Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Caulfield, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On our trip back from Adelaide to Melbourne, we decided to break it up with a stopover. Ararat became the obvious choice, simply due to the timings of the trip. We found two motels in town and picked what we presumed to be the best after a quick drive past both. We still think that we made the right choice.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling from Adelaide to Melbourne is even easier with a break part way across. We decided on Ararat as the perfect place - feeling refreshed enough next morning to hit the "big smoke" is way better than after a 10-hour journey. For us, it was a timely stop.

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Portland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Had a fantastic time at this motel. Had a family room with my daughters for a Mother's Day weekend getaway. The motel room was fine, the beds were comfy and the service was excellent. Jason who owns the motel offered us a late checkout (basically could have stayed all day) and presented me with a box of chocolates for Mothers... More 

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Springfield, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We, (15 older bus passengers) were looking for somewhere comfortable, clean & affordable after a long days travel. The Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel filled the bill with 7 pre-booked rooms. Together with a continental b'fast we were well rested for our next day's travel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My friends and I are university students who went on a road trip to the grampians. On the way may we enountered some car problems and ended up getting stranded in Ararat at 8pm with our vehicle being towed to a local RACV depot. So we were stuck in Ararat for the night without much money. We went to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My friends and I were stranded in Ararat that night and we needed to find a hotel to stay in. This is was the nearest one. After explaining out situation to the staff at reception. He was very understanding of our situation and allowed us all to crash in 1 room and even gave us a discount. We were very... More 

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south australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Staff great. Place old..stayed in 5 a/c smells dusty.. No fresh from smelly carpet. Street lights beem in room from door.no curtain. Shower Luke warm..crap pressure WIFI forget it. Outdated room. Not worth money.. Place good for road gangs..trades..ect Not familys.

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Victoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed in room 5. The shower went from scalding hot to freezing cold, so got exercise jumping in and out of the shower. Decor is very old. Couldnt adjust air conditioning. There is a button to turn it on or off. There is even a button for the electric blanket. No wifi in the room. Plenty of parking. Good... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

we stayed in room 1, and were very disappointed, the room was very dated and has not seen any maintenance since Ned Kelly stayed there. The desk staff were excellent and went out of their way to fulfill any of our requests, 10/10 for their effort. Very overpriced for what was presented, they really need to spend a bit on... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We are a family of 3 travelling from Adelaide to Melbourne on a Friday. We decided to stop when it got dark and Ararat it was - got onto Tripadvisor, ended up here and were pleasantly surprised. The desk guy was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and warm, although the decor was interesting. Surprisingly, it was also very... More 

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