We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
08/10/2017 09/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Southern Cross Motor Inn

    96 High St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    08/10/2017 09/10/2017
    USD 119*
    USD 119*
    USD 119*
    Comfort Inn Capital Horsham
    295 reviews
    #1 of 12 hotels in Horsham
     
    Mountain View Motor Inn & Holiday Lodge
    244 reviews
    #4 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    The Grampians Motel & The Views Restaurant
    830 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    Comfort Inn Country Plaza Halls Gap
    202 reviews
    #8 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good32%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “sound bar” (3 reviews)
    “blue duck” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Comfort Inn Capital Horsham
    295 reviews
    #1 of 12 hotels in Horsham
     
    Mountain View Motor Inn & Holiday Lodge
    244 reviews
    #4 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    The Grampians Motel & The Views Restaurant
    830 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    Comfort Inn Country Plaza Halls Gap
    202 reviews
    #8 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    Rooms
    8 Oct.9 Oct.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from USD 119.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ararat hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c9318ee9b54844ac856b209a47ff0425", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1229232,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[119527824],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":8,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":9,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":119,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"c9318ee9b54844ac856b209a47ff0425","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":120,"lowestMetaPrice":119,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":120,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":120,"lowestMetaPrice":119,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":120,"hotelName":"Southern Cross Motor Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImM5MzE4ZWU5YjU0ODQ0YWM4NTZiMjA5YTQ3ZmYwNDI1IiwiQUlLIjoiZmFiZThlNTRhN2NkNGU4ZGE3M2I2ZDhiMDgwNTI1NGUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/10/2017", "checkOut": "09/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 119", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"119112655":"HotelsCom2IB","119527824":"TravelocityEWS","82235737":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (77)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 76 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Central location. Opposite railway station.500m from shops. Very spacious room, large bathroom and breakfast facilities available. Dinner facilities at hotel 3 minutes and RSL Club one block away. Very clean and tidy motel

    Thank Frank A
    Response from Joanne R, Manager at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Very happy with this motel. We arrived late so the key was left for us and heater on. Very spacious room with kitchenette, plush carpets, very comfy beds, crisp clean sheets, reverse cycle heater/air con and block out blinds. Lovely touch was the toiletries in...More

    Thank traceadventures
    Response from Joanne R, Owner at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate your feedback.

    Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

    I was in Ararat for a training course. I arrived late Friday night and they had put the heater on in the room so it was toasty warm...great start. The room was lovely and spacious and meticulously clean. The owners are delightful and I cannot...More

    Thank Marita F
    Response from Joanne R, Owner at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 4 July 2017

    Thanks for your kind review. Glad you had an enjoyable stay & hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    We arrived early afternoon without a booking and the lovely lady in reception said they had one room left which we took. The room was very nice, large, modern and very clean. The huge bathroom had a really good shower. The queen bed was very...More

    Thank Rosierox123
    Response from Joanne R, Owner at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 27 June 2017

    Thank you for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

    Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

    My car broke down about 40km out of Ararat and ended up staying here the night. Room was big and had everything I could have needed. The room was really clean and the staff were very welcoming. I'd recommend it to anyone.

    Thank Ashley B
    Comfort Inn Capital Horsham
    295 reviews
    #1 of 12 hotels in Horsham
     
    Mountain View Motor Inn & Holiday Lodge
    244 reviews
    #4 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    The Grampians Motel & The Views Restaurant
    830 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    Comfort Inn Country Plaza Halls Gap
    202 reviews
    #8 of 9 hotels in Halls Gap
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 117 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Southern Cross Motor Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Victoria >
    • Grampians >
    • Ararat
    • Also Known As
    • Southern Cross Motor Inn Ararat, Victoria
    Nearby
    Mountain View Motor Inn & Holiday Lodge
    244 reviews
    38.09 km away
     
    Comfort Inn Country Plaza Halls Gap
    202 reviews
    40.04 km away
     
    Comfort Inn Capital Horsham
    295 reviews
    90.87 km away
     
    The Grampians Motel & The Views Restaurant
    830 reviews
    38.34 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Blue Duck Hotel
    149 reviews
    .18 km away
    Fred & Bet's
    50 reviews
    .62 km away
    Vines Cafe & Bar
    134 reviews
    .87 km away
    Sicilians restaurant
    99 reviews
    .76 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    J Ward Museum Complex
    155 reviews
    .81 km away
    Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre
    70 reviews
    1.13 km away
    Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre
    40 reviews
    .12 km away
    Lantern Ghost Tours, J Ward Lunatic Asylum
    33 reviews
    .53 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    John W
    19 February 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Joanne R | Property representative |
    Dear John, No, we do not have a pool on our premises. But, the local heated indoor pool is one block from us. Kind regards Barbara
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "All rooms are identical only small complaint close to a busy road although did not trouble us with the noise"
    Read review
    "Have stayed many times and all rooms 4 star"
    Read review
    "Rooms on side street away from main traffic, just perfect!"
    Read review
    "All the rooms seem equally good."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing