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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

100% sure we left something in the room even knew the location of said item. Was told by staff that no one had stayed in room since. Funnily enough it wasn't there. Will never stay again and will warn others for our yearly trip. From the moment we walked in things weren't clean, the severe smell of dust while laying...

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1Thank Amanda R
Hamilton, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very peaceful and quiet location although not far from the city and located on a fairly busy road. Room only,but you can order a continental breakfast at an extra cost. Has been a change of management, who seem very friendly although sometimes a little short in customer service. The disappointment for me in this day and age there is no...

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Thank 384jack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing was the price really. We had cold weather (in summer) when we visited, and they really had no heating option, so we were very cold. A microwave would have been useful, and a little more cutlery. The morning traffic noise was a bit disturbing for me. I probably wouldn't stay there again to be honest.

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1Thank Jay P
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed November 23, 2016

great handy location for visiting Sovereign Hill Gold Mining attraction. very basic accommodation, clean but dated. Fabulous friendly, helpful staff. would we stay again YES. A nice make over would do wonders for this complex. very handy to town

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Thank adequate5510
Mildura, Australia
Reviewed October 28, 2016

For a motel with good reviews it was a Hugh disappointment. The staff seemed friendly but that is where the good points end. Don't expect breakfast at this accommodation as they don't do breakfast, not even continental. The rooms are very basic, the shower recess has its own mineshaft heading to the drain hole. On glazed tiles it makes it...

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1Thank 1fleet
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Staff were very nice,this was probably the only upside to our stay. i wasn't happy with room it smelt awful on arrival, shower had mould everywhere and bedding was old and 1 blanket had stains on it not somewhere i would choose to stay again.

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1Thank allie w
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My family and I have used Miner's Reteat ever since we started visiting Ballarat many years ago. The last couple of times I've stayed at the motel, I have gotten a fair rate for someone staying on their own for two nights. The room I have had on both these solo occasions has been clean, and this year, I asked...

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Thank Tim J
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Definitely just looking for a bed for the night, located close to Sovereign Hill for their Christmas in July, Winter lights. Found this Motel on Agoda, last minute and got what I considered a great price for a bed for one night. This Budget chain motel room, was dated in decor and the motel room is a little bit tired....

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Thank Sue J
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 25, 2016

cold heater could not warm the cabin condensation ran down windows , build up of crumbs and dirt kitchen draws, wires exposed on electric blanket,and had not been checked since March2013, the walls around toilet (well) would not recommend

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maryborough vic
Reviewed February 12, 2016

the motel was very clean, great room and a comfortable bed but the walls are paper thin .. I was kept awake by people talking until late then woken at 3am by the flush of the toilet in the room behind,....... think I would take one of there cabins that they have next time

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Additional Information about Miner's Retreat Motel

Address: 604 - 610 Eureka St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $65 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“ask for a room at the back”
 of 5 bubbles 384jack, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“any room I think would be ok all flat ground, parking at your door”
 of 5 bubbles adequate5510, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“There are no good rooms here.”
 of 5 bubbles 1fleet, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Motel room was fine, they also have family units. I was on the street side and it was not noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles suej161, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“If staying with a family, I suggest one of the cabins the have on offer, rather than the family room.”
 of 5 bubbles Holidayprincess74, Mar 16, 2015 | Read review
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