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Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar

#12 of 32 Hotels in Ballarat
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18 Doveton Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Geelong, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent an excellent weekend in ballarat in the middle of winter. We stayed at Oscar's in doveton st and were very pleasantly surprised at the modern room in an old hotel at very reasonable rate It was very cold weekend but the room heated up very quickly and sayed warm even at 0 degrees outside. Absolutely loved the modern... More 

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Thank Bill J
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi BillJ, Thanks for your review, its great to hear that you had an "excellent weekend" with us, even with the cold winter weather! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place. Great rooms with styish charm Very good food reasonably priced and excellent sevice and as a bonus in the heart of Ballarat. Will absolutely be back. We only had one night to stay but could happily have chilled beside the fire for another day or two. Oscars fo have functions so yes there is a bit of... More 

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Thank 255100Foodgirl66
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi Foodgirl66, Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thought our rooms had "stylish charm"! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Horsham, Australia
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108 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here on many occasions and have never been disappointed with the food or service. Steaks are great, Thai beef salad is fantastic and the mustard chicken very tasty too. We will be back to dine again when we travel through Ballarat some time in the future

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Thank Gardensrfun1
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi Gardensrfun1, Great to hear you enjoyed your meals and our service, we hope to see you again next time you travel trough Ballarat! More 

Traralgon, Australia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

An older pub, that has been very nicely renovated into a 'classy' boutique style restaurant and hotel accommodation. The service was generally very good and as well as staying in the hotel, we also dined in the restaurant. We both really enjoyed our meals and the service was excellent. Our room was really nicely decorated, clean and comfortable. However, seriously... More 

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Thank Bruce M
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi Bruce M, Thanks for your review. We have taken your feedback about the delivery and rubbish trucks on board and will investigate further and take steps to ensure this does not happen in the future. More 

Ballarat, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Went to Oscars for a Birthday Lunch. Fantastic menu. Could not decide so many fabulous choices. Service Great, food great prices brilliant. Will be going back. Just wish it wasn,t so noisy but that seems to be the fashion these days. Gone are the peaceful relaxing restaurants.

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Thank briar t
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi Briar T, Thanks for taking the time to post your review, its great to hear that you think we have a fantastic menu and great service, I will ensure I pass your feedback onto our team! More 

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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Just had time for lunch so, after walking past the door many times in the course of my usual travels, this day I stopped. The food was nice though pricey for what it was, the coffee was nothing special and the service poor. The man who waited my table gave the impression that he was doing me a favour just... More 

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Thank Steve N
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thanks for taking the time to write your review about cafe/bar. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your lunch with us, if you wish to discuss your issues further please feel free to give me a call on 53311451. More 

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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Lunch with friends. Excellent menu choices, great wine list and totally excellent service and friendly team. The setting was great with both internal and external eating spaces. Close to the main area and paid parking at the side of the building. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank TonyPur
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi TonyPur, Thanks for your review, its great to know you think we are "Excellent" and would highly recommend us! More 

Ballarat, Australia
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133 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We love fine and good quality tasting food so as much as we try new places and give other restaurants a fair go there are some we try a few times (as you can't judge a businesses on only a couple of visits) but Oscar's is one place that we have not had a bad experience. In fact we find... More 

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1 Thank yummy472
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi yummy472, Thanks for your review on our restaurant, its great to hear that you enjoyed your meals with us and lovely to hear that you think our staff are "incredibly genuine, nice and helpful". I will pass on your feedback to our kitchen team about having more vegetarian and vegan options written on the menu. More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I stayed here for the weekend and it was SENSATIONAL! The rooms were just beautiful - we had a spa room and the bathroom had a tv in it (hubby was in heaven!) The staff were absolutely awesome - very attentive. We had dinner and breakkie in the restaurant and it was all brilliant. I actually couldn't... More 

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1 Thank Jacqui M
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jacqui M, Thanks for the glowing review! Its lovely to hear that you had a sensational stay with us, and i will be sure to pass your wonderful feedback onto our front of house staff and the kitchen team. Hope to see you again soon. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night and loved this hotel. Stylishly appointed rooms and great friendly staff. We would definitely stay here again. Great position 1 block from Sturt Street free off street parking

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Thank James C
Nicky Q, Manager at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi James C, Thanks for the review. Its great to hear that you think we have "great friendly staff" and good to know that you enjoyed the free off street parking that we offer our guests. We hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique accommodation in the heart of Ballarat CBD. Great food, friendly staff and sunny courtyard in summer and gas log heaters in winter.The perfect place to stay for shopping, the theatre, soveriegn hill or attending functions in the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar

Address: 18 Doveton Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $103 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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#7 Business Hotel in Ballarat
#11 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
#12 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
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