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Craig's Royal Hotel

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10 Lydiard St S PO Box 485, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 AustraliaSee on map
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Free Wifi
Free parking
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Non-smoking hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Mother's Day high tea at Craig's Royal Hotel, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were seated in the Grand Dining Room, which set the tone for a grand and fancy afternoon. The service was friendly and prompt, and the high tea itself...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank 768jannah
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely perfect place for a quality coffee, relaxed and very, very comfortable atmosphere. Cheerful and helpful staff and magnificent Pear and Almond cake!!! Looking forward to dining in the Craig’s Gallery Restaurant. The entire building is a must to be experienced by anyone in love...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank WillandSue2018
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We recently visited Craig's and while the hotel is under running renovations, the work and the workers could not have been more pleasant. Our biggest disappointment came in the dinner that was part of our 2 night package. Specifically the sirloin steak, too tough to...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank Michael N
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

The hotel,the bedroom and the bathroom are beautifully restored and appointed. The LOccitane toiletries are a lovely touch too. We dined in the hotel’s Gallery Restaurant - which was disappointing...I ordered the charcuterie board,which came with pickled vegetables,the salad came with a vinegary dressing,and my...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank CaroTurner
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Tiny room (considering the price), but comfy bed and very clean. Bathroom was well sized with beautiful amenities. Very beautiful hotel, full of period features. Old school lift that you have to close both the doors on before it will leave. Most staff were lovely....More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Located on historic Lydiard Street in the heart of Ballarat, Craig’s Royal Hotel is the legendary Australian gold-rush era grand hotel. Opened in 1853 and host to poets, princes and prime ministers over More its 150 year history, the hotel is a true icon of the Victorian period. Now, after 4 years extensive restoration, the magnificent accommodation, dining, meeting and banquet facilities are re-establishing Craig’s as the finest boutique heritage hotel in the colony. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
$177 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Craig's Royal Hotel Ballarat, Victoria
Location
Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
$177 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Craig's Royal Hotel Ballarat, Victoria
Location
Australia > Victoria > Ballarat

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McTravellerMcS
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Anne H | Reviewed this property |
There are no grounds or carpark for this property. The entrances to the hotel from from the footpath. You should ask the hotel where smokers can go.
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MC0401
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Sharyn308 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in a king room when there last month.
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"We where on the First floor away from the main road, so quiet"
dawnwilley2017
Mar 19, 2019
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"Confirm which room they are giving you"
garry29011966
Mar 9, 2019
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"All floors have lift access"
RonO543
Jan 2, 2019
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"As we didn't stay here I cannot coment."
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Oct 2, 2018
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