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Seymours On Lydiard - Ballarat - Bedroom
Seymours On Lydiard
8.1 Very Good
Soldiers Hill$168+
Free Wi-Fi
Royal Hotel Snake Valley - Ballarat - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
The Provincial Boutique Hotel
8.9 Very Good
Ballarat Central$298+
Free Wi-Fi
Sovereign Hill Hotel
8 Very Good
Golden Point$187+
Free Wi-Fi
Oscars Hotel and Cafe Bar
8.6 Very Good
Ballarat Central$173+
Free Wi-Fi
Ansonia on Lydiard
8.8 Very Good
Ballarat Central$161+
Free Wi-Fi

Ballarat hotels near Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

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Mid City Ballarat - Ballarat - Front desk
Mid City Ballarat
7.8 Good
Ballarat Central$158+
Free Wi-Fi
Comfort Inn & Suites City Views - Ballarat - Bedroom
Comfort Inn & Suites City Views
7.8 Good
Bakery Hill$142+
Free Wi-Fi
Craig's Royal Hotel
8.4 Very Good
Ballarat Central$161+
Free Wi-Fi

Top Ballarat hotels with parking

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The Eastern Hotel - Adults Only - Ballarat - Building
The Eastern Hotel - Adults Only
6.4 Okay
Ballarat East$87+
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Vera Ballarat - Ballarat - Bedroom
Hotel Vera Ballarat
9.8 Wonderful
Ballarat Central$361+
Free Wi-Fi
Nrma Ballarat Holiday Park
8.6 Very Good
Golden Point$151+
Free Wi-Fi
Kryal Castle
8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Ballarat hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Ballarat, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Ballarat in November and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Ballarat if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 43 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Ballarat accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Ballarat found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $100, while the most expensive was $296.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Ballarat for 1 day.
  • If you want to be near Sovereign Hill, Ballarat’s biggest attraction, pick Sovereign Hill Hotel, a 4-star property built in the colonial style that is only a few steps from the site. Sovereign Hill is an open-air museum illustrating Ballarat from the 1850s, when it was a gold mining settlement.
  • Those who appreciate nature, calm surroundings and walks, select hotels in close proximity to Ballarat Botanical Gardens, which are located next to Lake Wendouree. The colourful gardens occupy an impressive area that is divided into sections, making it an ideal place for a relaxing day at any time of the year. You can also walk along Prime Ministers Avenue, which is lined with the bronze busts of all Australian Prime Ministers, or visit the Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial in the South Gardens. You can reach that area in 2 minutes via car from Bell Tower Inn, which is surrounded by gardens and features a pool and spa.
  • Lydiard Street is a popular spot in the centre of Ballarat where you can admire the architecture of historic, well-preserved buildings, such as Quality Inn The George Hotel, a 4-star hotel established at the end of the 19th century. While on historic Lydiard Street, visit the Art Gallery of Ballarat, which has a rich collection of regional and contemporary art as well as temporary exhibitions.
  • Those who enjoy cycling, jogging or hiking, pick hotels in close proximity to Black Hill Reserve such as Seymours On Lydiard, a stylish 4-star hotel in the city centre. Black Hill Reserve includes historic mines, a Mountain Bike Park and a lookout point from which you can take in the scenery and see Ballarat in its entirety. There are separate walking and bike tracks ranging in difficulty as well as seating areas with picnic tables.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Ballarat

  • Which hotel in Ballarat is near the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka?

    Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka is a fairly new museum that has interactive displays about Australian democracy, whose biggest highlight is the Original Eureka Flag from 1854. It is located on Eureka Stockade, about 5 minutes’ drive from the city centre. Eureka Lodge Motel is a budget hotel opposite Eureka Stockade Gardens, which puts you within a 5-minute walk to the museum.

  • What are good hotels in Ballarat close to The Gold Museum?

    The Gold Museum presents the history of the gold rush and is located just across the road from Sovereign Hill, so staying in that area is your best bet. Comfort Inn Main Lead is 10 minutes’ walk from the museum and 15 minutes’ walk from Sovereign Hill. It is a budget-friendly option with an indoor pool and free parking.

  • What are some good hotels in Ballarat with business facilities?

    Visitors of Ballarat who are travelling for business, pick Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites, a 4-star property featuring a business centre and situated within a 10-minute walk from Sovereign Hill and a 5-minute drive from Lydiard Street. Oscar’s Hotel is an alternative located in the centre that is an 8-minute walk to the Art Gallery and a 10-minute drive to the Botanical Garden. It is a luxury boutique hotel with a restaurant and conference space.

  • What are some good budget hotels in Ballarat?

    Bakery Hill Motel is an affordable accommodation located near the main street and surrounded by various supermarkets, within 10 minutes’ walk to Lydiard Street. Ambassador Motor Inn is a budget hotel with an outdoor swimming pool, located within a 2-minute drive of the Botanical Gardens and 5 minutes’ drive of the centre.

  • What are the best hotels near Lake Wendouree?

    Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies and Avenue Motel are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Lake Wendouree.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Ballarat?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Ballarat districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Ballarat city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Ballarat hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Ballarat that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Oscars Hotel and Cafe Bar, Seymours On Lydiard and Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies.

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