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Begonia City Motor Inn
Ranked #1 of 16 Ballarat B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 10, 2013

Our family of four stayed here 2 nights with my sisters family of four in the first week of July. Lovely friendly owners made you feel welcome and the complimentary muffin and small carton of milk was just what was needed to settle in and make a nice cup of coffee after travelling for a couple of hours. We had room 7 which was futherest away from the main road and had no problem with noise, the room itself was spotless, the bathroom the same and the showers nice and hot and the pressure was great.The room was equipped with the usual tea & coffee facilities and a microwave.The motel has free wifi in all rooms which the kids used to keep in touch with friends. Being in the middle of winter and having 11 and 12 degrees days during our stay my wife immediately turned on the heating in the room and it kept us cosy and warm, the beds are equipped with electric blankets but we found the beds were nice and warm anyway. You are only a short walk to Sebastopol bowls club Coles supermarket and a couple of take away shops but we decided to drive 10 min into ballarat for dinner. Sunday is our traditional eggs and bacon day so we had the cooked breakfast, we had scrambled eggs and bacon and I had mushrooms with mine, YUM!!! I think the proof was in the empty plates. The kids loved the option of having the bacon crispy. Would not hesitate to recommend the begonia to anyone. Will definitely stay here again. Thank you to Karen And Jim, the house keeping staff and Pepper the dog for a most pleasant stay.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Mick A
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

The Begonia City Motor Inn is a typical Australian style motel. However in this case it is made special by the very helpful and friendly staff, the spotlessly clean rooms with new linen, and the very comfortable beds. The extra touches of minties and muffins on the check in desk show the efforts the owners/managers of this place make to ensure that you will enjoy the experience of staying here.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Thank DubaiJanine
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Having parents living in Sebastopol, finding Begoina City just 5 minutes from their house was just so convenient for us. What a pleasant surprise! Our room was fresh, clean & equipped with everything we needed. Most impressed by the comfort of the beds, we all slept so well!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Trish J
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

While rated a 3and half star,this motel could teach some of the 5 stars,how to welcome and care for their guests.
Spotless clean rooms,crisp linen,comfy chairs,table and chairs,fr esh made muffins.
Ground floor level,car park at door.Close to bowling club,walking distance,great for after wedding.
Can not recommend this motel high enough,staff great.
My daughter,her husband,my son,his wife also confirm my remarks.Management even gave directions how to get to motel,most helpful.Close to coles and shops also bus stops near by .
Thank you ,we appreciate you making our stay so pleasant,we will not only recommend you ,but we will return

Room Tip: All 3 rooms we had were excellent
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Motel style accommodation but very nicely appointed and attractively furnished. A microwave oven was supplied and there was free wi-fi available. Very comfortable and everything worked well. Excellent value and we would stay there again.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank RobertEC47
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights in Begonia City Motor Inn in the two bedroom family unit. Holiday to see Sovereign Hill. Travelling with 3 young children. It had everything we needed. The bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. It is an older motel but has been updated. Linen, bedding etc all new and lovely! Perfect location with bowls club just down the road for meals or Supermarket just up the street if you need milk, snacks etc. Very quiet and spotless. The wonderful staff were so helpful. Couldn't fault it. Would definitely recommend!!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank Deanna H
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

We stayed one night at the Begonia City Motor Inn while visiting Sovereign Hill.
The Bedroom was very clean and good size (we had requested a cot bed and an extra single bed). Room was very quiet. Bathroom was a bit dated but apart from that all good!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank Tunnel-tiger
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Additional Information about Begonia City Motor Inn

Address: 244 Albert St. | Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria 3356, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Ballarat
Price Range: $81 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Begonia City Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Begonia City Motor Inn is a small family operated motel located in the Ballarat suburb of Sebastopol. Situated on the Midland Highway all units are located at the rear of the property well away from any traffic noise. Unit types include Doubles, Twins, Family, Spa and two-bedroom self-contained apartments. All rooms are well-appointed with queen beds, 81cm LCD televisions, DVD players, toasters, irons and tea and coffee making facilities. Televisions have all free-to-air stations as well as full Foxtel Platinum service which include over 100 (satellite) channels as well as all free-to-air stations. All rooms have access to free high-speed wireless internet with three access points allocated to each room. Situated away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD yet still very accessible to all of Ballarat's features including Sovereign Hill. The motel is located an easy walk to shopping facilities which include a Coles Supermarket, post office, hotels, chemist and take away food premises. The Sebastopol Bowls Club is 200 metres away and provides bistro meals for lunch and dinner seven days a week, as does the Royal Mail Hotel which is a five minute stroll away at most. No matter what your needs you will find that Begonia City Motor Inn will provide you with all the comforts of home. It is the idea base for your visit to Ballarat, be it for leisure or business or if you are simply looking for a good night's sleep so that you are well rested to continue your journey. ... more   less 
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