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Sovereign Hill Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the Governor's room as part of a Couples Gold weekend. Great access to Sovereign Hill and whereby you could go in and out as you please. Lovely big room and bathroom, amazing breakfast and staff who were always helpful, friendly and polite. Great package deal, highly recommended.

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location to access Sovereign Hill just a quick walk of 30 metres and you are there.We stayed in a Sovereign room which was nice but really just lacked a bit space for things like luggage as we stayed 2 nights. The room heating worked well and the Queen bed was very comfortable. The ensuite shower was very small and...

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2Thank David L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came and stayed for the weekend with a 4 year old and 6 year old. There is so much to do and see and learn about at Sovereign Hill itself. The kids enjoyed panning for gold, the underground mine tour and the Blood on the Southern Cross show the best. We chose a package deal through Sovereign Hill Hotel which...

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1Thank Lea1912
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

my wife was given a sovereign gold deal by her work which features a 2 day pass, accomodation etc. no complains about hotel. nice simple accomodation. delicious buffet breakfeast in morning. loves that you could use room card to access sovereign hill after short walk. few suggestions- foxtel in rooms and room service would be handy. otherwise quite a nice...

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Thank JohnG3121
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The governors room was fantastic,very comfortable.The breakfast was to die for,plenty to eat. The staff were great and very helpful. We recommend this hotel to have a great stay.Perfect place to stay for the light and sound show,after it's over just walk to your room.

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Thank bruce c
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Nice quiet location out of town next to Sovereign Hill tourist attraction. Very clean, very quiet. Great buffet breakfast included in cost. Very comfortable King size bed. Only problem we had was that the heating would not work but it was not extremely cold so okay but this would be an issue in colder months.

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Thank Michelle S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed here for two nights to visit family, without actually going to the park. The accomodation was excellent, clean and tidy. Check-in was easy and the staff very helpful. Parking is free and only a short walk to the accommodation. If you are visiting the park, you can't get better than this!!!

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Thank james_is_now
Williamstown, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

How cool is it to have your own portal into history? For a nerd like me, super-cool. When you stay here, you walk down through the Chinese Protector's Office and head into Sovereign Hill park and 1850's Ballarat... Once you walk back through - a well appointed room with a huge king bed and massive bathroom with tons of light...

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Thank PPGardenvale
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Booked gold couple package online. Easy to navigate website and booking process . Package included nights accomodation, breakfast i, 2 day pass to sovereign hill, mine tour and Devonshire tea for two. Accomodation was great themed building and room with large king size bed , room not huge but is adequate. Arrived early but we were well looked after by...

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Thank Gleesonmob
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We visited for the weekend and chose the family gold package. It is worth every cent! The room was really basic but not in a bad way. It was clean and really comfortable. A huge bath that we unfortunately didn't get time to try out. I'm sure it would be fantastic though. The bed was sooo comfortable! The staff: Honestly,...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sovereign Hill Hotel offers modern, family-friendly, hotel accommodation right in the heart of Sovereign Hill. The hotel offers comfort and convenience with all the action of Main Street and our evening sound-and-light show, right on your doorstep. Choose from a variety of accommodation,ranging from luxurious Governors Rooms to spacious and comfortable family rooms. The hotel offers a range of cost effective packages to fully engage you in the Sovereign Hill experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sovereign Hill Hotel

Address: Magpie St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Sovereign Hill Lodge)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $150 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sovereign Hill Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Sovereign Hill Motel
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Stay in a Governor's Room the extra cost would be worth it.”
davidlN3334JM, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“The governors room is the best value.”
brucec146, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Officer's Quarters was great.”
james_is_now, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 51 at front of building overlooking sovereign hill”
Gleesonmob, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Governor's rooms recently renovated so they were very clean and tidy”
joellenf910, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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