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    Craig's Royal Hotel

    10 Lydiard St S | PO Box 485, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$193
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          Overview
          • Excellent58%
          • Very good31%
          • Average8%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          1 - 5 of 237 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          A beautiful old hotel with charm and history! I visited with my elderly mother and we loved it. Both the rooms and public areas were comfortable elegant (the old style lift is something unique to see!) We were also warm and cozy in the midst...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          My wife and I visited the hotel over a couple of nights and we loved it! Great spot in the middle of town, free parking after you have checked in and the access to your vehicle on request. Lovely restaurant and cafe on the ground...More

          Thank Rob N
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Stayed here 2 nights - brilliant room excellent service and generous continental breakfast . It was great to sit around the hotel and enjoy the ambience of the old world charm . The renovation is outstanding and every aspect has been considered . Staff are...More

          Thank Greg B
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          I was given one special night at Craigs as a gift. Valet parking, a wine or two in the cozy lounge and complimentary breakfast made the experience in this charming and historic hotel so comfortable and special. A sumptuous dinner in the restaurant with my...More

          Thank Sharyn308
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          It is always a treat to stay at Craig's. Always warm and cosy - even on the coldest of Ballarat evenings. Their restaurant has excellent food - but don't fret if you can't get a table, their main bar and cafe has many of the...More

          Thank Stephen P
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          About
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          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
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          • Price range
          • US$175 - US$392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #7 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
          • #8 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
          • #8 Business Hotel in Ballarat
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 41
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          MC0401
          Hi, MC0401. What would you like to know about this accommodation? Hi just wondering what room type you stayed in? Thanks so much.
          4 May 2017|
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          Response from Sharyn308 | Reviewed this property |
          I stayed in a king room when there last month.
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          "If you are there to work ask for one with a large table"
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          "If staying in a wheelchair or limited mobility, mention on booking as some rooms have stair access."
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          "The courtyard restaurant is terrific."
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          "Royal suit was perfect for bride to get ready in and made for amazing photos"
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