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Pyrenees Holiday and Caravan Park
3 out of 5
6003 Pyrenees Highway, Ararat, VIC
The price is AU$80 per night from 29 Jan. to 30 Jan.
2.4 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (139 reviews)

"Very friendly staff and a well equipped, comfortable cabin."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Pyrenees Holiday and Caravan Park
Ararat Motor Inn
4 out of 5
367 Barkly Street, Ararat, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$129 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
3.62 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"Very quiet at night no traffic noise and undercover parking."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020

Ararat Motor Inn
Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel
2.5 out of 5
6 Ingor Street, Ararat, VIC
The price is AU$160 per night from 29 Jan. to 30 Jan.
4.77 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)
ool in Winter

"Pleasant hosts who made sure the heating was on for my arrival"…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep. 2020

Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel
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Acacia Caravan Park
2 out of 5
6 ACACIA AVENUE, Ararat, VIC
The price is AU$104 per night from 18 Jan. to 19 Jan.
4.68 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. Beautiful clean room that smelt delicious. Gorgeous fairy lights at night."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2020

Acacia Caravan Park
Courthouse Bar & Grill
2.5 out of 5
84 Barkly St, Ararat, VIC
The price is AU$90 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
4.87 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"Great value for money in a very central location. The room is basic, but has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Very clean and nicely styled. The shared bathrooms were cleaner and nicer than any other budget accomodation I've stayed in, even those with private bathrooms."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2020

Courthouse Bar & Grill
Statesman Motor Inn 
3.5 out of 5
79 Lambert Street, Ararat, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
4.84 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (225 reviews)

"Comfortable and clean"…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug. 2020

Statesman Motor Inn 
Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
96 High Street, Ararat, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
4.1 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)

"Great stay, and very accommodating. Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn
Hotel Rex
2.5 out of 5
129-131 Barkly St, Ararat, VIC
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4.72 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"Lovely old place being restored. Be prepared to share a bathroom but good value for the money and right in the middle of town."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2019

Hotel Rex
Lake Fyans Holiday Park
4 out of 5
650 Mokepilly Road, Lake Fyans, VIC
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32.9 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (105 reviews)

"It was ok if you like lots of people. I’m use to more peaceful relaxing accommodation in the Grampians"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2020

Lake Fyans Holiday Park
Camping with a bit of luxury
Pipetrack Rd, Stawell, VIC
The price is AU$272 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
29.23 km from city centre
Camping with a bit of luxury
Magdala Motor Lodge & Lakeside Restaurant
3.5 out of 5
3149 Western Highway, Stawell, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$126 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
30.84 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (79 reviews)

"Lovely Motel with beautiful Lake views from every room. Restaurant food was excellent and owners extremely friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this stay if you’re heading To the Grampians or just passing through. We would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2021

Magdala Motor Lodge & Lakeside Restaurant
Hi-way Eight Motor Inn
4 out of 5
28 Western Highway, Stawell, VIC
The price is AU$126 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.
29.19 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (157 reviews)

"Overall excellent value for a modest price. We understood why the free breakfast was unavailable because of COVID-19, the bed was comfortable, the room was clean and the shower water was hot and good pressure. Soft drinks and beer on a hot day were available for reasonable prices from reception. ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec. 2020

Hi-way Eight Motor Inn
Coorrabin Motor Inn
3 out of 5
7 Longfield Street, Stawell, VIC
The price is AU$97 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
29.47 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (159 reviews)
All good, many thanks.

"Clean, great value and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

Coorrabin Motor Inn
Motel Stawell
2.5 out of 5
21 Longfield Street, Stawell, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$101 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
29.25 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)

"Excellent Motel. Value for money. Very clean neatly maintained. Will recommend for stay."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec. 2020

Motel Stawell
Goldfields Motel
3.5 out of 5
7-9 Ararat Road, Stawell, VIC
The price is AU$104 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
28.46 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (144 reviews)

"I like that it was clean and tidy inside and out, friendly staff, easy to found, close to shops"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Goldfields Motel
Blue House at Mountainside Wines
3 out of 5
197 Mount Cole Road, Mount Cole, VIC
The price is AU$185 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.
17.17 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)

"All good, quiet location, quick drive to Grampians and surrounding areas"…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2020

Blue House at Mountainside Wines
Boroka Downs
5 out of 5
51 Birdswing Road, Halls Gap, VIC
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37.57 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)

"The quality of the place was exceptional with extra details such as a great coffee machine, high quality and generous quantity of body care products, high quality bed linen and very comfortable bed, all with a spectacular view and an amazing passing parade of native creatures."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2020

Boroka Downs
Pomonal Cottages Grampians
3 out of 5
3445 Ararat Halls Gap Road, Pomonal, VIC
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33.65 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Great Stay

"Owners were great, and we had a lovely time. It's a great place and a beautiful setting."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jun. 2020

Pomonal Cottages Grampians
Grampians Pioneer Cottages
4 out of 5
58 Pioneer Lane, off Birdswing Road, Halls Gap, VIC
The price is AU$233 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
38.44 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)

"The view and vibe is absolutely amazing. So many animals and areas to explore so close. Very peaceful and comfortable. A great experience"…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep. 2020

Grampians Pioneer Cottages
Aurora Cottages
5 out of 5
300 Tunnel Road, Pomonal, VIC
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33.94 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (58 reviews)
Not as pictured

"Dirty, towels and sheets did not look thoroughly cleaned, no guard around fire place, chimney leaked water after rain. Not as luxurious as images make it seem."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2019

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Visiting Ararat

Visitors can enjoy all that Ararat has to offer including the seafood restaurants, golf courses, and mountain views. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming locals. In Ararat, there are 5 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Ararat

Favorite places to visit in the city include Ararat Racecourse, Alexandra Gardens Park, and Ararat Former Town Hall. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Gum San Chinese Heritage Center and Chalambar Golf Club.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 5 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Ararat. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Pyrenees Holiday and Caravan Park - With a stay at this 3.5-star cabin, guests can enjoy access to free parking and laundry facilities, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and helpful staff.
  • Ararat Motor Inn - Our customers like the helpful staff and comfortable rooms at this motel. Amenities in this 4-star motel room include free WiFi and cable TV.
  • Econo Lodge Statesman Ararat - This 3.5-star motel features a restaurant, free parking, and a bar.

Dressing for Ararat

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 87°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 45°F
  • From April to June, the average is 74°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 68°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 84°F as the daytime average and 43°F as the nighttime average
  • About 18.19 inches of rain falls on Ararat each year
  • February and January are usually the hottest months averaging 85°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 39°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Ararat?
Ararat Motor Inn is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on reviews include Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel and Courthouse Bar & Grill.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ararat, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Ararat.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Ararat?
Based on reviews, Statesman Motor Inn is a popular 3.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Ararat?
Ararat Motor Inn is a top 4-star property on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free WiFi. Statesman Motor Inn is another good choice for your child-friendly holiday. Also, attractions in the area such as Stawell Gift Hall of Fame are fun for the whole family.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Ararat?
Statesman Motor Inn is a favourite 3.5-star property for couples, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Ararat?
Ararat Motor Inn is a 4-star property with a deli, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Ararat?
Statesman Motor Inn is a top 3.5-star property that has an adjacent golf course and features free WiFi. You can tee off at Chalambar Golf Club during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in Ararat?
Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel is a top property with an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking.

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