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Lake Inn Ballarat

Expedia.comUSD 129*
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#14 of 32 Hotels in Ballarat
Certificate of Excellence
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 132*
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Nuriootpa, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beds were very comfortable and everything was clean. Nice having good coffee and biscuits. Breakfast was fresh and tasty. Staff were very friendly. It was also great to have a laundry that was free.

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Denise Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Ballarat. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Richmond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large quiet room. All the usual services. Very comfortable bed. Matress not too hard not to soft just right. Complimenary Milo and nice biscuits as well as usual teabags and coffee was a bonus. Plus the adjoining hotel 'City Oval bistro' serving a wide range of pub food has a back entrance from the motel. Nice not to have to...

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Alana thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Milo is a personal favourite of ours so its nice that other people like it as well. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Balmoral, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stayed here for one night to attend a friends party. Close to the lake which allowed me to go for a walk and then have a refreshing beer at the adjoining hotel. Large room, clean and well appointed. A nice touch on check out was a complimentary bottle of water. Very welcome on what turned out to be a rather...

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Myothername Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Halls Gap, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We have stayed at The Lake Inn a number of times, every time the service has been exceptional and the rooms clean and inviting. When we stay in Ballarat we stay at The Lake Inn because we are happy there.

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi pkshrive1 Thank you for your review. We are pleased you stay with us when you are in Ballarat and enjoy your stays with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Close to lake and room was good. Unfortunately joined to hotel that has a smoking area which is on the edge of motel carpark (quadrant) .There was a large group of after( lunch) wedding guests using it. (staying at motel)Very very loud and drinking a lot . Went on for hours. Motel management claimed they cant do anything about it...

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Jayne Thank you for your review. As the smoking area is shared with the hotel and it was a hotel function we were waiting for the hotel management to respond to the noise. At 7.30pm when this had not happened we went over and ended the outside function and everyone departed. It was quiet within 30 minutes. We apologise...

Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The owners of the Lake Inn went above and beyond when we stayed here with our family. The rooms were large, spacious and comfortable and it was a great location. Will def book again when returning to Ballarat

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Bel Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Reviewed 16 December 2016

We found this to be a very well appointed motel. It was a very large room and very clean and very well appointed. The bed was good with beautiful clean crisp linen and the bathroom was large, clean and modern. The staff were very approachable and friendly. Would definitely stay here again. The price for a 4.5 star room was...

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Helen Thank you for your review. Our team here at Lake Inn work hard to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with us and we are pleased you did. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Ballarat. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Reviewed 5 December 2016

My partner and I stayed for one night as we were attending the Twilights Festival. Everything was perfect. The Inn is very close to the lake, within walking distance of the city and restaurants, and the room was very comfortable and spacious.

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Denis Thank you for your review. Lake Wendouree is lovely and we are privileged to be situated so close to it for events. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Ballarat. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The moment you walk in the place you feel at home . The manager ( or lady at office ) was lovely , helpful , and as we left gave us some much need hydrating water ( big weekend ) . The rooms are very clean and very spacious, much bigger than normal . Shower was awesome , beds and...

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Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn Ballarat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our whole team here at the Lake Inn work hard on a daily basis to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with us and we are pleased you did. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Ballarat. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stayed overnight to visit the Archibald exhibition. Handy location to walk to the lake and botanic gardens but drove into the city centre owing to inclement weather. Booked a two bedroom apartment to share with friends. Clean spacious rooms, comfortable beds, free wi fi and good shower. Kitchen had a four burner hob, microwave and fridge to make our own...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lake Inn Ballarat

Address: 1317 Mair St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Best Western)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $165 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lake Inn Ballarat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Best Western Ballarat
Ballarat Best Western
Lake Inn Ballarat Victoria
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Ballarat
#9 Family Hotel in Ballarat
#13 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
#13 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
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“This is built behind other buildings so noise was not a issue”
helendV3979NN, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a lake view”
JMacL0nd0n, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the main road”
char5656, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closest to the pub on the western side have lake glimpses”
AussieHolidays, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet, large spacious rooms with modern decor, free WIFI”
Serendipity46, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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