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Lake Inn Ballarat

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The Lake Inn combines modern and traditional Ballarat Motel Accommodation. It has a perfect location – quiet but central, across the road from the City Oval, 150m from beautiful Lake Wendouree and a short walk to Sturt St, the heart of Ballarat. The Lake Inn Ballarat offers spacious Motel rooms that includes unlimited wi-fi powered by the superfast NBN at no extra cost. Each apartment suite and generously sized room in the motel is fully equipped with room service, individually-controlled heating and air-conditioning, 42” LCD televisions, 8 Foxtel channels, a desk and work area plus more. The Lake Inn has won various awards for International Excellence in Quality and Standards.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Lake View
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All reviews really enjoyed our stay here pub next door short walk to the lake hotel is in a great location good size complimentary breakfast large bathroom plenty of hot water few minutes walk saturday night executive room room was clean and comfortable last minute booking business trip stayed for one night town centre the main street
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed a few nights here in an upstairs family unit near the entry. Fortunately the brick walls masked the relatively minor road noise so we all had a good stay after the long drive. It’s a good place to stay but room rates do vary...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank BoganJosh
Response from Trish W, General Manager at Lake Inn BallaratResponded 6 days ago

Hi BoganJosh Thank you for your review. Our rooms are normally quiet and escape the road noise being off the main road. The team here work hard every day to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again....More

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Came into town for a wedding 3 adults 4 children they had the apartment for our size perfect so spacious such a nice place with pullout beds and sofa bed kitchen all you will need really enjoyed our stay here

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank dwaynes516
Response from Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn BallaratResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi dwaynes516 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 18 October 2018

The room was large, everything clean and tidy thankyou. Dinner at adjoining pub, very good. Handy supermarket just a couple of minutes walk down the road. Unfortunately did not get a good night sleep.... Our room was upstairs facing Pleasant St. Unfortunately the traffic noise...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Michael B
Response from Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn BallaratResponded 14 November 2018

Hi Michael It must have been a busy night outside as we don't get many complaints about road noise. Our beds are all the same and we all like different bed types. Yes the housekeeping team are meant to check and they have been reminded...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a quick overnight stay. Our room was fabulous. Super clean, so much space, very well designed room with everything you needed. Big bathroom with lovely and generous toiletries. We had dinner at the pub on the corner, a stones throw from the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Marla Q
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is at good location, friendly staff and comfortable rooms. It is good for a short stay. We did not get the breakfast, which is complimentary if you book with the hotel directly, as we booked through booking.com. We actually paid a higher rate than...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank benjdoc
Response from Trish W, Manager at Lake Inn BallaratResponded 18 September 2018

Hi benjdoc Thank you for your review. Yes our bed & breakfast packages are only available by ringing us direct or by booking on our website. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Toney & Trish Managers

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debwybs12
13 April 2015|
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Response from Caroline S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all of the other responses. However we were on the ground floor at the front and it wasn't noisy. We could not see Lake Wendouree but it is only a 2 minute walk away.
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"Rooms facing Kangaroo Place are likely to be quieter than those facing Pleasant St"
michaelbL8338RC
17 Oct 2018
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"Room 20, on the western side has lovely views of the oval across the road, and a "glimpse" of the..."
grahamj622
12 Sep 2018
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"All room would be suitable"
maryannekohlman
6 Jan 2018
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"Spa room (on a corner) is very large, and has a separate lounge, which made it feel more like home."
258kf
6 Oct 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$124 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Best Western
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
28
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