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Popular hotels in Ballarat

Discover well-known properties in Ballarat that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 255 hotels in Ballarat and price data was last updated on 13 juin 2024. The average price for a hotel in Ballarat is C$ 149/night.
The following hotels are among the most sought after in the Ballarat area. If you're not finding the hotel you're looking for and have flexibility with dates, try adjusting the search form at the top of the page for more results.
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525 Main Road, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
Located in Ballarat, Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites is an easy drive from Lake Wendouree and provides on-site parking. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.7
Excellent
946 reviews
Location
2.1 km from city centre
C$ 146
613 Main Road, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
The hotel is situated in Ballarat and is close to University Of Ballarat. It provides a gym, as well as a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a beauty centre and free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.8
Good
1629 reviews
Location
2.2 km from city centre
C$ 145
7-11 Dawson Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
This stylish Ballarat hotel is situated within a 10-minute stroll of Ballarat Railway Station. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.6
Excellent
391 reviews
Location
0.8 km from city centre
C$ 185
223 Main Road, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
Sovereign Park Motor Inn is a comfortable setting while visiting Ballarat and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a sauna.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
1756 reviews
Location
1.8 km from city centre
C$ 172
27 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
Ideally situated in Ballarat, Quality Inn The George Hotel Ballarat provides modern accommodation within a short drive of the Sovereign Hill and Lake Wendouree. Offering complimentary Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a heated pool, the hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Eastern Oval and University Of Ballarat.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.5
Excellent
745 reviews
Location
0.9 km from city centre
C$ 147
741 Remembrance Dr Cardigan Village, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
Cardigan Lodge Motel is located in Ballarat and features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. It also provides free private parking on site and the Ballarat Tramway Museum is a short car ride away.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.5
Good
146 reviews
Location
13.5 km from city centre
C$ 148

Tips for booking hotels in Ballarat

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Ballarat. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 13 juin 2024.
Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Ballarat:C$ 149/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 70/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
C$ 120 - C$ 229
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 124 - C$ 240
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Ballarat hotels

Browse through properties in Ballarat that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 255 properties in Ballarat and data was last updated on 13 juin 2024.
These Ballarat properties are among the highest rated by our users. Make sure to read hotel descriptions and reviews to find the right property right for you.
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15 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
0.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Spa
C$ 178
Avg. per night
19 Doveton Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 139
Avg. per night
39-41 Magpie Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
1.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 155
Avg. per night
121 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
1.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 136
Avg. per night
10 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 130
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Ballarat, Australia

Discover affordable stays in Ballarat that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Ballarat can be found for as low as C$ 103 per night. There is currently one property in Ballarat that can be booked for this price. Alfred Motor Inn is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Ballarat. Price data was last updated on 13 juin 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in Ballarat. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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1843 Sturt Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
5.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 103
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5-7 Humffray Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 106
Avg. per night
244 Albert Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
4.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 107
Avg. per night
119 Stawell Street South, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
3.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
C$ 108
Avg. per night
9503 Western Highway, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
6.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 114
Avg. per night
101 Curtis Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 117
Avg. per night
220 Grant Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
4.8 km from city centre
Pool
Parking
C$ 130
Avg. per night
1845 Sturt Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
5.2 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 131
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Ballarat

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Ballarat to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Ballarat at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 13 juin 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hotel class in Ballarat. We've highlighted the most popular properties according to our users as well as the best value within each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
101 Curtis Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 117
9503 Western Highway, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 114
119 Stawell Street South, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 108
3 stars
3 stars
223 Main Road, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 172
39-41 Magpie Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 155
244 Albert Street, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 107
4 stars
4 stars +
121 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 136
10 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
C$ 130

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Other accommodations in Ballarat

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Ballarat. There are 255 hotels in Ballarat and price data was last updated on 13 juin 2024. The average price for a stay in Ballarat is C$ 149/night.
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9379 Western Highway, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
7.6 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 125
Avg. per night
302 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 120
Avg. per night
121 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, VIC, Australia
1.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 136
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Ballarat

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About Ballarat

A former 19th-century gold-rush town on the Yarrowee River in Australia, Ballarat still harbours a grand collection of Victorian-era architecture scattered amongst heritage streets, modern art galleries, microbreweries and lavish botanical gardens. Even the city’s main rail station, opened in 1862, ranks as one of the most impressive heritage buildings in the country.

Things to do in Ballarat

The biggest tourist draw in Ballarat is Sovereign Hill, an authentic re-creation of the village during its 1850s gold rush. Like a living-history museum, the simulated township features costumed actors portraying everyday life in a gold-mining community. See the original mine shaft and equipment, go panning for gold, and watch the hourly gold pour.

A walk down Sturt Street reveals numerous sculptures and statues, including Queen Victoria watching over Town Hall and a bandstand commemorating local musicians on the RMS Titanic. Be sure to head over to Lydiard Street for its nostalgic pubs, lively cafes and the Art Gallery of Ballarat. Visit the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, and sample indigenous ingredients at the on-site Saltbush Cafe, including wattleseed, finger lime, mountain pepper and native saltbush leaves.

Enjoy Ballarat’s wild side at the interactive Ballarat Wildlife Park, home to Tasmanian devils, dingoes and tree kangaroos. Lake Wendouree offers trails for hiking and cycling, while Ballarat Botanical Gardens is where to view bronze statues of the Prime Ministers of Australia. A scenic way to get around, ride the authentic vintage tram that runs along the lake to the Ballarat Tramway Museum.

Getting around Ballarat

Ballarat is home to an extensive public transportation network with commuter trains and in-city buses. A free visitor shuttle bus operates from the Ballarat Visitor Information Centre, servicing the main tourist attractions. A free Hopshuttle tourist bus is available on weekends, or you can rent a bike from one of the several bikehire companies.

Facts about staying in Ballarat

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Ballarat to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 13 juin 2024.
  • What is the best place in Ballarat for bars and restaurants?

    If you are in Ballarat and want food and beverages, Ballarat Central is a place with several dining joints that serve meals. You can find Freight Bar and Restaurant along Mair Street, for a plate of Ballarat special and a bottle of beer. Mair Street also has The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill, which serves your choice of roasted meat meals and cocktails. If you want to take your loved ones for dinner, walk along Sturt Street and get a table at Golden City Hotel. Suppose you are looking for accommodation in Ballarat closer to Ballarat Central; Ballarat Central City Motor Inn and Ballarat Premier Apartments are suitable hotels. If you prefer a hotel that serves good meals and cocktails, Oscar’s Hotel & Cafe Bar is among the cheap Ballarat hotels with good service.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday in Ballarat?

    Things to do in Ballarat depend on how many days you intend to stay in the city. Whether you stay for a while or visit for a few days, do not miss taking the little ones to Livvi's Place Playground, in Newington. Livvi's Place is a playground with children's swings and several other amenities the kids will love. After visiting Livvi's Place, you can take a short drive to Sebastopol and explore Sebastopol Water Play Park. The park has several water activities ranked safe for family events. Prominent Ballarat accommodations with a kid-friendly atmosphere include The Victoriana Motor Inn and Begonia City Motor Inn.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Ballarat?

    Suppose you are in the city and want to know the things to see in Ballarat for a day of fun, visit Sovereign Hill. Sovereign Hill is a popular destination with tourists looking to have a first-hand experience of the gold-mine history of the locals. You can also visit Lake Wendouree, to explore the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Reserve near the lake. If you want a taste of the medieval history of Ballarat, Kryal Museum, at the foot of Mount Warrenheip, has a collection of the medieval art of Ballarat. Accommodation in Ballarat closer to the top tourist sites of the town includes Snake Valley Hotel, Ambassador Motor Inn Ballarat and Begonia City Motor Inn, amongst others.

  • What are the best places to stay in Ballarat for culture?

    The things to see in Ballarat depend on how long you want to stay in the city. If time allows and resources are not limited, you can schedule to tour several places for a day of fun and sightseeing. However, if you are on a budget or have limited time to explore the whole of Ballarat, then consider touring Lydiard Street. The street is popular among tourists and has several tourist attraction sites, historical buildings, restaurants and shops. Lydiard Street gives a preview of Ballarat at a glance and allows you to get a clear picture of a day in Australia. You will also be able to learn the culture of the locals, taste some of the local cuisines and fancy the artwork at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. Hotels in Ballarat that are close to Lydiard Street include The George Hotel Ballarat, The Provincial Hotel and Seymour’s On Lydiard Motel.

  • What are the best hotels in Ballarat?

    Seymours On Lydiard, rated with a score of 8.1 from 764 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Ballarat. Other top stays include Quality Inn The George Hotel Ballarat, with an average rating of 8.5 from 745 reviewers, and Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, with a score of 8.5 from 709 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Ballarat Railway Station?

    With a rating of 8.1/10 from 1,748 reviews, Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies is a hotel close to Ballarat Railway Station that is well recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Ballarat near Ballarat Fine Art Gallery?

    Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies is the hotel close to Ballarat Fine Art Gallery that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 1,748 reviews rating it at 8.1/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Sovereign Hill?

    If you’re planning to stay near Sovereign Hill, you should consider Best Western PLUS Ballarat Suites, which has a score of 8.7 from 946 reviews.

  • Which area of Ballarat is the cheapest to stay in?

    Out of all of the areas of Ballarat, Bakery Hill is usually the most affordable. Travellers can expect to pay around C$ 116 per night for a hotel in this neighbourhood. Soldiers Hill is another economical choice, where rooms typically cost C$ 138 per night.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting Victoria?

    In addition to Ballarat, travellers opt to visit Melbourne when visiting Victoria. Port Fairy is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in Ballarat?

    In total, there are 255 hotels to choose from in Ballarat, compared to 26,426 properties in Victoria.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Ballarat?

    Ballarat Railway Station, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, and Sovereign Hill are the most popular landmarks in Ballarat according to our data. You can experience Ballarat Railway Station if you plan to visit Ballarat. You can visit Ballarat Fine Art Gallery if you stay in Ballarat. Sovereign Hill is accessible while staying in Ballarat.

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