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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Very old room with original features. The electric blanket didn't work, and the plug was bent and wouldn't fit into socket which was disappointing as it was cold but too late to let them know. The vents were dirty as was the office floor. Needs money spent on it. Looks like nothing has been updated since it was built. Quite...

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Reviewed October 22, 2016

Stayed in room 13 for a night, drove in from cranbourne to do the lunatic ghost tour, got in around 6pm, checked into our room then went out to dinner and the ghost tour, didnt return until midnight which unfortunately is when we discovered that none of the 3 heaters in the room worked, the bedside electric sockets didnt work,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Called and spoke with Cheryl who was chatty and a pleasure to deal with, a pretty (typical 😐) cold day. Room was great, with desk space to do paperwork (Grrrr), power points to charge the IPone, IOad and Android tablet, lots of space and a table and chairs and a settee, although it borders on a side road traffic noise...

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1Thank Hazmatau2015
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Great location but desperately in need of updating. Stayed in room 5 which was extremely disappointing for the price ($125 - one person) Thread bare carpet, heating unit above the door not working, heater beside the bed not working so it made for a very cold night. Television was the size of a postage stamp and poor water pressure in...

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1Thank vp20819
Bairnsdale, Australia
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Great location, all the good things to see in the town are within walking distance of the hotel. so be warned the main St has parking meters!! opposite shopping area and gardens. room was very clean and staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Thank melinda s
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Very central motel to town and rsl. Rooms are quiet even though there is a bit of traffic. Woolworths is across the road and just up from McDonalds. Rooms are large and clean a bit dated but all we required. Cheryl is very helpful to needs. Pool clean although we didnt use it. Reasonable rates. Would stay again.

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Thank Sandra W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Located in a handy spot for walking into the Main Street. Park the car and walk everywhere. Nice and clean, pool was refreshing on a hot day. The owner could not do enough for us and was a wealth of information on the town. Handy for the RSL for a good meal.

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Thank KevinandPip
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed November 10, 2015

Totally agree with previous reviewers re the comfort and amenity of the accommodation after a recent two-night stay. It is very well situated within walking distance of the RSL and the lovely public gardens, as well as being adjacent to the main street. The owner was hospitable and very informative about the town and we appreciated her recommendation of the...

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Thank Eileen W
Melbourne
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Found this place quite by accident and found it to be very comfortable, staff friendly and very helpful, especially Sheryl who runs it. The room we had (disabled room) was dated but still the beds were comfortable, the layout quite big and suited us very well for our needs. The breakfast served up the next morning was totally delightful and...

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Thank Cheryl W
Hallett Cove
Reviewed October 7, 2015

This is a good Golden Chain Motel. Room was comfortable and away from the main traffic route so comfortable and quiet. Seniors card provides a discounted rate and there is free wifi (tad unreliable but okay). Receptionist really bubbly and helpful with attractions and advice on eateries etc. Enjoyed our stop-over and would use this Motel again. Main shopping centre...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel

Address: 6 Ingor St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Ararat
Price Range: $93 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“I believe they're all as good as dan ch other”
 of 5 bubbles Hazmatau2015, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 - 4 would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles m_spencer991, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“Let Sheryl know your needs, she will help you to the best of her ability”
 of 5 bubbles CherylW761, Oct 18, 2015 | Read review
“Present your Seniors card for a discount”
 of 5 bubbles JONHallettCoveJ, Oct 7, 2015 | Read review
“Close to town and shops”
 of 5 bubbles mark2390, Aug 2, 2015 | Read review
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