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Ballarat Holiday

What are the best places to visit in Ballarat?

About to head off on your Ballarat holiday? Wondering what things to add to your travel schedule? Don't stress — we'll give you some of our recommendations.

If you have an inquisitive spirit, check out Gold Museum. You never know what you'll learn while you're there! There's a wonderful range of things to keep you busy in this destination. At Sovereign Hill there are countless tales of the past waiting for you to discover. Pay close attention and you might just hear them as you amble through the paths and streets of this well-preserved place. Still got some time to spare? You'll encounter inspiring ideas and outstanding artwork at Art Gallery of Ballarat. It presents a regularly changing schedule of collections that are sure to interest art aficionados.

What are the most popular activities for a Ballarat holiday?

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all, so why not throw yourself into some new and exciting experiences?

Looking forward to doing stacks of fun things in Ballarat? Why not take a chance on a Grampians National Park Small-Group Day Tour from Melbourne or a Sovereign Hill & Ballarat Tour from Melbourne?

Head to our Ballarat things to do page for a complete list.

What types of accommodation options are available in Ballarat?

Before you head to Ballarat, book a cosy room via Expedia. You'll have no less than 43 accommodation to select from — your cheap holiday or luxury getaway awaits!

Begin your holiday on a luxurious note by sliding between the soft sheets at the Craig's Royal Hotel (10 Lydiard Street South). Alternatively, the Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites (525 Main Road) is a great place for the money-conscious traveller to lay their head.

Is there an airport in Ballarat?

The airport probably isn't going to be the most exhilarating part of your getaway, but there's nothing like the excited rush of knowing that your well-deserved trip to Ballarat is a mere plane ride away! Once you unbuckle your seatbelt at Tullamarine Airport (MEL), you'll be 55 miles from the heart of town.




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Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn & Apartments AU$110
Reviewed on 15 May 2020
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Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn & Apartments

Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn & Apartments

9379 Western Highway, Ballarat, Warrenheip, VIC
     
    3.9 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Great customer service. Great value for money. Clean rooms.

    Lake Inn Ballarat AU$172
    Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020
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    Lake Inn Ballarat

    Lake Inn Ballarat

    1317 Mair Street, Ballarat Central, VIC
       
      4.7 of 5
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Have had a great 4 day weekend in a lovely place. Room was very clean, well stocked, excellent service, highly recommend.

      Mid City Ballarat AU$129
      Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020
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      Mid City Ballarat

      Mid City Ballarat

      19 Doveton St North, Ballarat Central, VIC
         
        4.0 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        The room was clean and had what we needed. The breakfast was also great, being able to eat as much as you want. Recommended.

        Barkly Motorlodge AU$95
        Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020
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        Barkly Motorlodge

        Barkly Motorlodge

        43 Main Road, Bakery Hill, VIC
           
          4.1 of 5
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Centrally located. Walls are thin so no good if you want to sleep in as you can hear the people in the next room.

          Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre AU$128
          Reviewed on 1 Jul. 2020
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          Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre

          Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre

             
            4.3 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Mercure Ballarat is a beautiful property with spacious rooms. Clean and well appointed it was great for the 3 of us. The propert itself features beautifully maintained grounds, with units that are spaced out meaning privacy is assured. Staff were super friendly. Comfy beds.. our own downside was ...

            Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites AU$153
            Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020
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            Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites

            Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites

            525 Main Road, Golden Point (Ballarat), VIC
               
              4.7 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              I was quite pleased with the effort they put in when i told them prior to the trip it was our anniversary, was a nice surprise to walk into. The room was very nice and clean very spacious and a comfortable bed. Disappointed about coming back to the property late and there not being a car space, I ...

              Victoriana Motor Inn AU$114
              Reviewed on 7 Jun. 2020
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              Victoriana Motor Inn

              Victoriana Motor Inn

              214 Victoria Street, Ballarat East, VIC
                 
                4.6 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                A very quiet location. We had a lovely room and were made very welcome by staff. The breakfast was very reasonably priced. We had a great stay.

                Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies AU$90
                Reviewed on 4 Jul. 2020
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                Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies

                Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies

                5-7 Humffray Street North, Bakery Hill, VIC
                   
                  4.3 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Good clean accommodation all within walking distance to the centre of Ballarat.

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