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The Ansonia on Lydiard

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
The Ansonia on Lydiard ia a B&B style Hotel set in a heritage building in the heart of Ballarat. A unique & tranquil setting suited to couples friends & corporate travellers. Walking distance to restaurants,gallery's,shops,theatre/cinema perfect central location Guest lounge,open fire,sunny Atrium.Central to all tourist attractions in Ballarat Hotel parking isnt available however there is paid on street parking available or alternatively there is a secure parking faciltiy a short stroll away.
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Property amenities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Centrally Located
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All reviews street parking high ceilings bank vault lovely atrium boutique hotel included a continental breakfast breakfast room huge bath old building art gallery the ground floor close to city centre stayed recently decent size comfortable bed visiting ballarat railway station
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very pleasantly surprised with our accomodation. We had a small courtyard ,a huge room with very high ceilings. Even had an original bank vault in our room. The room was spacious. Comfy and clean. Slept brilliantly. There is no parking except for the...More

Thank royjan_11
Response from Cameron M, Manager at The Ansonia on LydiardResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback Roy & Jan, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Ansonia. That is the only downside is our parking restrictions however the meters do finish at 5:30pm Monday to Saturday & free on Sundays.

Reviewed 26 September 2018

What a wonderful surprise waited for us for my birthday trip to Ballarat. This converted old building into a boutique hotel has made it a value for money stay in Ballarat. Cheaper than other places I had investigated we were warmly greeted the room spacious...More

Thank BillandGreg
Response from Cameron M, Manager at The Ansonia on LydiardResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for your great review we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Ansonia Hotel. we hope that you will remember us when traveling to Ballarat again thank you. Regards the Ansonia team

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed one night here recently and enjoyed the clean warm and cosy room. As stated in reviews below the property is currently being renovated and so far it looks good. The building itself has an interesting past and is location handy to all the local...More

Thank Kathryn082
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

There are some positives to this hotel: the big, comfortable bed and the lack of noise at night. Otherwise, it is best described as past its best : tatty carpets, the faint smell of decay, tired bathroom etc. I hate to be critical but the...More

1  Thank Q6975OYalanw
Response from Cameron M, Manager at The Ansonia on LydiardResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback Alan, I am sorry to hear that your experience wasn't pleasant. The property had jus recently changed ownership and management and we are in the process of refreshing the property with new carpets to be installed in the coming weeks.

Reviewed 4 August 2018

We stayed recently (2 adults and 2 kids) and had a lovely time. We came to Ballarat to mainly attend the Winter Wonderlights at Sovereign Hill, but also enjoyed a night in Ballarat. We had a spacious 2 bedroom apartment that suited us perfectly. We...More

Thank Mandy B
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12 October 2018|
Response from Cameron M | Property representative |
Thank you for your message, there is on-street parking available at the front of the hotel. However this is metered Monday to Saturday 9am to 5:30pm.(Sunday is free parking). Depending on your estimated arrival time you may... More
Room Tips
"Try ground floor as there are no lifts and you have to use stairs."
10 Jul 2018
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"Ground floor more accessible."
23 Jun 2018
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"First floor has natural light and is quiet."
22 May 2018
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"Request a room off the courtyard."
30 Jan 2018
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US$91 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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