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Lake Inn Ballarat

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1317 Mair St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews pub next door adjoining hotel short walk to the lake comfortable bed hotel is in a great location complimentary breakfast rooms are large good size plenty of hot water few minutes walk the managers saturday night last minute booking executive room stayed here for one night stay there again the main street
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Reviewed yesterday

The room was large, everything clean and tidy thankyou. Dinner at adjoining pub, very good. Handy supermarket just a couple of minutes walk down the road. Unfortunately did not get a good night sleep.... Our room was upstairs facing Pleasant St. Unfortunately the traffic noise...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for a quick overnight stay. Our room was fabulous. Super clean, so much space, very well designed room with everything you needed. Big bathroom with lovely and generous toiletries. We had dinner at the pub on the corner, a stones throw from the...More

Thank Marla Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is at good location, friendly staff and comfortable rooms. It is good for a short stay. We did not get the breakfast, which is complimentary if you book with the hotel directly, as we booked through booking.com. We actually paid a higher rate than...More

Thank benjdoc
Response from Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn BallaratResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi benjdoc Thank you for your review. Yes our bed & breakfast packages are only available by ringing us direct or by booking on our website. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Reviewed September 12, 2018

We stayed at the Lake Inn for 2 nights in August. We were in room 20, upstairs "with a view, err... glimpse of the lake" according to the manager. Ours was the room in the photo on the website. The room was of a very...More

Thank Graham J
Response from Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn BallaratResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Graham Thank you for your review. The whole team here at Lake Inn work hard every day to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with us. Yes the photos are an accurate picture of each room. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for 6 nights for a catch up with friends and visiting family. It was convenient and the room was clean and comfortable. Beware, don’t book through third parties as you can get good deals on their website. When I have checked out...More

Thank Ditu-Wonga
Response from Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn BallaratResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for your review though I don't believe it was necessary to be so rude. As you gave the key card to me you had your other hand on the door to leave reception. You obviously didn't want to have a conversation and there...More

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About
Description
The Lake Inn combines modern and traditional Ballarat Motel Accommodation. It has a perfect location – quiet but central, across the road from the City Oval, 150m from beautiful Lake Wendouree and a short walk to More Sturt St, the heart of Ballarat. The Lake Inn Ballarat offers spacious Motel rooms that includes unlimited wi-fi powered by the superfast NBN at no extra cost. Each apartment suite and generously sized room in the motel is fully equipped with room service, individually-controlled heating and air-conditioning, 42” LCD televisions, 8 Foxtel channels, a desk and work area plus more. The Lake Inn has won various awards for International Excellence in Quality and Standards. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
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Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
$120 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Best Western
Also Known As
Best Western Ballarat
,
Ballarat Best Western
,
Lake Inn Ballarat Victoria
Location
Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
$120 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Best Western
Also Known As
Best Western Ballarat
,
Ballarat Best Western
,
Lake Inn Ballarat Victoria
Location
Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
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Traveler (7)
Room & Suite (5)
Location
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Contact
1317 Mair St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
Getting there
Tullamarine Airport55 mi
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debwybs12
April 12, 2015|
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Response from Caroline S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all of the other responses. However we were on the ground floor at the front and it wasn't noisy. We could not see Lake Wendouree but it is only a 2 minute walk away.
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"Rooms facing Kangaroo Place are likely to be quieter than those facing Pleasant St"
michaelbL8338RC
yesterday
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"Room 20, on the western side has lovely views of the oval across the road, and a "glimpse" of the..."
grahamj622
Sep 12, 2018
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"All room would be suitable"
maryannekohlman
Jan 6, 2018
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"Spa room (on a corner) is very large, and has a separate lounge, which made it feel more like home."
258kf
Oct 6, 2017
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