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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents and I stayed here over the weekend for 2 nights. The room was very basic but everything was functional. Our biggest complaint was from check in to check out nobody cleaned the room or replaced towels. When we came back to our room after being out all day we expected to be able to shower using fresh towels...

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3Thank Michael P
South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always visit Ballarat in mid August when winter is at its bleakest. It is nice to come back to Belltower. This is a massive motel on Sturt Street west of the Memorial arch that rarely seems to be over half full. I am always given a room toward the back of the property where it is very quiet. The rooms...

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Thank Tessa R
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived around 8.50, reception closes at 9 I waited for 10minutes until anyone came. The lady told me several times that she couldn't wait to go home. I was given a twin room which was large but no lounge or couch and an average bathroom where I had to pry open the shower door. I then left it open....

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1Thank narelleh12016
Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi narelleh12016, I can't believe this happened at our motel. We pride ourselves on our fantastic customer service (as previous reviews comment on), so I was really surprised to read this review. I have spoken with the receptionist on duty that night and she was assisting the guests in the restaurant and didn't hear the door bell. As the owner,...

Melbourne
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nice-sized renovated rooms plus good breakfast + helpful staff made this a great location for our group to stay. It is a little out of the city of Ballarat, but easily accessible via the city bypass. Good indoor pool.

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Thank rmhMelbourne
Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi rmhMelbourne, Thank you for the great review regarding your stay at the Bell Tower Inn. Nice to hear you enjoyed the renovated rooms and great breakfast. The access to the Bell Tower Inn is great from the freeway and ring road, or from the city through the Avenue of Honour. We look forward to seeing your group again. Regards,...

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family and I traveled to Ballarat for a basketball tournament and could not have chosen a better place to stay....warm, comfy and so close to everything we needed. Our hosts Andy and Deb could not have been more friendly and attentive to our needs, I would highly recommend staying at the Bell Tower Inn. Ballarat is such a beautiful...

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Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi ADM2105, Thank you for your great review about your stay at the Bell Tower Inn. We host quite a few groups such as the basketball tournament, as your was an absolute pleasure to have stay. We can't wait to see you again soon. Kind regards, Andrew Cronin Owner

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I normally stay here for business. Andrew & Deb are fantastic and their team at The Bell Tower Inn provide a friendly, comfortable, clean and relaxing place to stay whilst I am away from home. The pool and sauna let me unwind after busy days. Spacious quiet rooms and good food from Lazy Mo's. A great place to stay

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Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi amcf2650, Thank you for taking the time to put in a fantastic review about the Bell Tower Inn. Great to hear you like the spacious rooms and the heated pool and sauna. It is a pleasure hosting you and we look forward to seeing you again real soon. Kind regards, Andrew Cronin Owner

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I normally stay here for business, rooms are a bit dated but comfortable. Owners are always quite welcoming. Room service is serviced by Lazy Moes which can be quite filling, if staying with family order 1 meal between 2 people. Plenty of parking, indoor pool not far from middle of town.

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Thank Micky681127
Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi Micky681127, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bell Tower Inn. Glad you enjoyed the comforts of our rooms and had plenty to eat next door at Lazy Moes. The parking outside your room is a real bonus, no meters to worry about and the heated indoor pool is a real hit. We look forward to seeing...

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Andrew and Deb are absolutely fabulous. We recently held a function at the Bell Tower Inn which saw us utilise the pool and also a function room... The pool and facilities were crystal clean, the conference room we used later in our function was set up perfectly and the catering of the food was bang on! I simply cannot rate...

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Thank KatieRenee14
Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi KatieRenee14, Thank you for your Awesome review. Great to read fantastic reviews about our facilities and service. We look forward to hosting your group again. Regards, Andrew Cronin Owner

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Our room was spacious & comfortable but could do with some TLC. The carpet was pretty worn & the bathroom door could definitely do with a coat of paint. The bed was comfortable & there was absolutely no noise to worry about. The bathroom could definitely do with some sort of heating. The staff were friendly & helpful.

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1Thank Brian_Stanley2014
Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the peace and quiet of our spacious rooms. We are currently updating the carpets and painting doors as we speak, so next time you visit, you will see the improvements. We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Andrew...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed for a night in room 32 which was very nice. Clean and comfortable with a very large bath. Friendly staff and easy check inn. Not in the middle of Ballarat but very easy access to the town. Golf club close by.

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Thank Janinewool
Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi Janine, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bell Tower Inn. Great to read you enjoyed your stay and you found everything nice and clean. The Ballarat Golf club is very conveniently located across the road and have great meals. We look forward to seeing you again real soon. Kind regards, Andrew Cronin Owner

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
67 Ground floor rooms with a variety of rooms to choose. Restaurant and Bar, indoor heated pool, breakfast room, function and conference rooms. We have it all!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bell Tower Inn

Address: 1845 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn Bell Tower)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $109 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bell Tower Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Ballarat
Bell Tower Inn Ballarat, Victoria
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Ballarat
#9 Business Hotel in Ballarat
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“All rooms are fine”
 of 5 bubbles rmhMelbourne, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed around the back which was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Janinewool, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring warm cloths in winter”
 of 5 bubbles , 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your room is exactly what the website photos show. Wifi is only 250mb per day (no videos).”
  • painted over mould
  • Black hair.....it's not mine!
  • Chipped and rusty
  • Not what is on the website
 of 5 bubbles LiseyLou2016, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms back on to a lawned area. Very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 818vickic, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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