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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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99 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stayed here recently for one night in the Canadian Gully and loved it. Rooms are not 5 star nor do you need them to be, room was clean and tidy but nothing fancy. We got a family package which included 2 day access to Sovereign Hill park as well and we could leave our room and be inside the park... More 

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West Lakes, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights on our Victorian road trip our biggest regret was not staying longer. we had such a great time the room it self was an average hotel room maybe 3.5 stars but super clean and tidy shower was very small but it worked well. The breakfast buffet was absolutely fantastic we really enjoyed our breakfasts... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Well priced, clean and reasonably sized rooms in old buildings just outside the Sovereign Hill theme park.Centrally heated which is important in Ballarat in September. Couple of kms from city, but (irregular) buses from outside Sovereign Hill. Includes buffet breakfast.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had never been to Melbourne before so we decided to visit Sovereign Hill in Ballarat and pay a bit extra for the Governor's Room. This was definitely worth it. Upon arrival in the cold, the room already had the heating on which was a welcome feeling. The bed was extremely comfy, very professional decorated room. Only issue was the... More 

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Dandenong, Australia
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Staff were very helpful and had all tickets and maps ready. Accommodation. was very good and virtually inside the theme park. Very satisfactory.cleaner was particularly helpful in finding my glasses for me.heating was good and necessary and bathroom was modern and clean.

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Pros: 1. Christmas lights 2. Buffet breakfast Cons: 1. Unwelcoming pushy receptionist 2. Paid for king size bed to wait for 2 single beds to be pushed together (pay the minor and do it yourself) 3. Stained and smelly bed sheets 4. Cob webs on windows and window handles 5. No ipod dock as featured on the website 6. Overcharged... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This accommodation needs to seriously address their housekeeping (see attached pics). The whole place needs some TLC and money put into upgrades. The mattress on the queen bed was very hard and uncomfortable. The bunks only had one inadequate thin blanket. If your on the lower floor you can hear every move the people above make. We had the Xmas... More 

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Foster, Australia
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a package with entry to sovereign hill, and would recommend that as the best way to see the place if you need to stay the night due to distance. The rooms are fairly basic, but very clean and comfortable. Good bathroom, comfortable beds, TV, tea and coffee facilities. The staff were very helpful and friendly,... More 

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Phillip Island, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed overnight at the sovereign hill hotel, which is immediately next to sovereign hill. It is so convenient for sovereign hill entry and the accommodation/entry/meals packages are good value. We really enjoyed being able to check into the motel, then slip through a side door and immediately be in sovereign hill. Our family room (not the budget accomodation) was... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

My wife and I stayed at the comfort inn hotel and found our room to be spacious, warm and overall very good. Wifi however, was hopeless in the room. The entry into sovereign hill was great, the devonshire tea was excellent and the light show was wonderful. The view of sovereign hill at night all lit up was spectacular. The... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sovereign Hill Hotel offers modern, family-friendly, hotel accommodation right in the heart of Sovereign Hill. The hotel offers comfort and convenience with all the action of Main Street and our evening sound-and-light show, right on your doorstep. Choose from a variety of accommodation,ranging from luxurious Governors Rooms to spacious and comfortable family rooms. The hotel offers a range of cost effective packages to fully engage you in the Sovereign Hill experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sovereign Hill Hotel

Address: Magpie St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Sovereign Hill Lodge)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $149 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sovereign Hill Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Sovereign Hill Motel
Sovereign Hill Hotel Ballarat, Victoria
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#11 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
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“Room 44 is out the back and quite”
 of 5 bubbles TimJ213, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a number of options and the couples suites would be much quieter and a better view than the dorm style buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles 95rinac, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Even if you have just one child, pick a room with a King bed or a family room. The fold out couches are awful!”
 of 5 bubbles Madgeekgal, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was assigned on package purchased. We did not compare other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 56vinceb, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay two nights if you can. Check out the packages for good value.”
 of 5 bubbles familymego, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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