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Lake Inn Ballarat

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights for a last minute booking. The welcome from reception when we arrived quite late was friendly and quick allowing us to get staright to the room. The room is large and spacious, well fitted out with a comfortable sofa, table and 2 chairs, and extra space. Bathroom good size and well maintained. The restaurant/pub attached... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room is very spacious, has lovely decor, comfortable bed and free WIFI which is a must these days. Close to the hospitals which is important for us with a family member having just undergone surgery. Short walk to cafes and restaurants and barely 2 minutes drive to the shopping hub of Ballarat.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While searching for rooms for our daughters wedding in November we entered the Lake in reception at 11:30 am on a Sunday, the chime sounded so we waited then we waited some more after sounding the chime another four times and waiting some more, instead of walking out I gave them the benefit of any doubt and rang their phone... More 

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Donald, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

my husband and I stay here all the time the managers are hard working people nothing is to much trouble the rooms a big and clean it is the only motel we will stay at in Ballarat close to lake and food places

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Noreen Thank you for your review. Thank you for staying with us when you come to Ballarat. We are pleased you enjoy your stay with us each time you are here. We look forward to seeing you again when you are next in Ballarat. Regards Toney & Trish Managers More 

Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We stayed at the Lake Inn while visiting Sovereign Hill, it's not in the town centre but for us it was ideal. A quiet location close to Lake Wendouree which is very picturesque an ideal for a pleasant stroll around the lake. Our room was very spacious with a king size bedroom an enormous lounge, spa bathroom and a kitchenette... More 

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Thank Alan H
Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Alan Thank you for your review. Our spa suites are on the large side and it is nice to have room when you are away. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers More 

Geelong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We had a one night stay at the lake Inn recently and I honestly couldn't list one thing I was not happy about. It was warm, clean, comfortable, cosy. We got a room with a much needed spa.. It was great! Friendly staff. We will defiantly use them again.

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Thank Fairyflosspony
Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our spa rooms are lovely and clean. We are pleased the whole team made your stay enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers More 

Geelong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed on a Saturday night so there were a lot people coming out of the downstairs pub which made for a restless night. Apart from that, set back a block from the Lake it is a good location. The rooms were massive, clean and well presented. There are a number of restaurants that you can charge back which is... More 

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Margherita_Lover Thank you for your review. Our housekeeping team do a wonderful job in keeping our rooms up to high standards. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The bed was very comfortable and there was a split system air conditioner which surprisingly was whisper quiet. The room was large with an excellent bathroom and complimentary toiletries. Close to the lake with easy access to the city. Hosts were very friendly and courteous./ This is the second time we have stayed there and would certainly do so again.

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Thank Fay S
Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Fay Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your second stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Trish & Toney Managers More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

A bit north of the city centre, but very close to Lake Wendouree, this is an excellent hotel if you are visiting Ballarat. There is a good pub next door that has outstanding meals as well. There is a supermarket a few minutes walk away as well as a chemist, bakery and coffee shop. The rooms are typically "country town"... More 

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Thank Philip A
Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Philip Thank you for your review. We are situated in a spot with all the convenience's close by. The Lake is an added bonus. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers More 

Melbourne, Australia
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153 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Very nice motel we had a suite which has I wasn't expecting for $189 a night very good value. Good shower and very comfortable bed. Our other friends rooms were good also. Nice touches like free chocolates and bottled water as well. We arrived at 630pm and our heater in the room was on which was a considerate act. Would... More 

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Lisa Thank you for your review. It is nice to have a warm room when you arrive on a cold night. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Lake Inn Managers More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lake Inn Ballarat

Address: 1317 Mair St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Best Western)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $121 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lake Inn Ballarat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Best Western Ballarat
Ballarat Best Western
Lake Inn Ballarat Victoria
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Ballarat
#9 Family Hotel in Ballarat
#12 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
#13 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
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