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Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar

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Ballarat, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a lovely breakfast at Oscars on Sunday morning. The food is consistently delicious and the staff and environment are excellent. I have enjoyed breakfast, lunch and tea at Oscars over many years and they always deliver the best. Thanks again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us did lunch at Oscars after a recommendation from a local. The service was mediocre and the food worse. None of us finished our meals, my pulled pork burger initially came smothered in coleslaw despite specifically being ordered without it. Once replaced correctly the pork was mushy and dominated by BBQ sauce. Two others tried the chicken salad... More 

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Thank Roger A
Nicky Q, Owner at Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Hi Roger, Thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback. I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not up to our usual standard. For that I apologize. We do hold ourselves to a high standard and its disappointing when anybody does not enjoy their time with us. As you can see from our reviews we generally... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable, large & clean room. Large bathroom with spa (didn,t use but looked good with T.V.) Great central position in town. We also had dinner which was enjoyable with very efficient service .

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Thank jenanne391
Hawkesdale, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 couples stayed here this weekend we loved it great food and fantastic service we were warned there was function rooms that could be noisy but it wasnt late when the music finished great value and areally enjoyable weekend

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Thank Robyn R
Hamilton, Australia
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48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oscars has all you could need for a short stay. I was here for 1 night, arrived in the evening and left at 9am. I had dinner in the restaurant, it was very good, great service and reasonably priced. My bed was comfortable, great shower. My room (1) was a bit noisy as it faces Doveton St but it was... More 

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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Oscars. It's my go to place when we're not sure where to go. The food is always tasty & service, usually fantastic. However, today, I was so disappointed. First we seated ourselves, were told someone would bring us menus, no one did so I got them myself. Then no one came to take our order, I had to... More 

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

Hi Lozagert, I'm very sorry to hear of your experience and I can totally understand your frustration. Thank you for your feedback. We do appreciate it as we use it as a tool to further train our staff in an effort to provide a consistently high standard of service for all of our guests. I do hope that you will... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at Oscar's on at least 6 occasions when visiting Ballarat on business and found the standard of accommodation and service consistently excellent. Efficient, friendly staff, large rooms and first-class appointments make this one of my very favourite regional hotels. The relaxed restaurant is equally good, and off-street free parking and central location make this a property that... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A massive thanks from all of the competitors from the SXS Australian Championship. We had 2 great nights at the pub. Rooms are great as well. The food and service are fantastic! We will be back next year for sure.

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Thank Sam B
Kalgoorlie
2 reviews
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Stayed for two days and can highly recommend Oscars. The location makes accessing Ballarat easy. The room was lovely, old style with an up to date bathroom. The dining room is very cosy and the meals are delicious. I met family members there several times and the food suited everyone, children and adults. The staff were all super friendly and... More 

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Wroxham, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We chose this hotel as it was named after our grandson so was a bit of a gamble ! Happily, it turned out to be a great choice, both in location and comfort. It we was very busy when we arrived but the staff gave us a warm welcome and even took our cases to our room. This had an... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 - $168 (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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Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar Ballarat, Victoria
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Ballarat
#8 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
#12 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
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“on sat it was a bit noisy but we were warned off this and it wasn't late”
 of 5 bubbles RobynR794, 1 week ago | Read review
“Avoid rooms overlooking the street as these may be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles H3251XEmichaelm, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Studio rooms are upstairs and there isn't a lift. There are apartments that can be accessed as an alternative.”
 of 5 bubbles graermeg, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms face onto the road, but traffic noise wasnt an issue...not that much traffic?”
 of 5 bubbles 323caz, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“They are all great”
 of 5 bubbles 696vickis, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
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