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Devonport, Australia
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel last week as part of a group booking. 5 rooms booked , with clean rooms. However carpets had been cleaned that afternoon and were still damp, with doors needed to be open for ventilation. Average response for a group booking. Apart from this hotel rooms ok but very noisy with busy highway at the front.

Thank DaveFromDevonport
Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All right for a one night stay. External Place could have been better maintained. Room cleanliness was good though. Toiletries, towels, microwave , tv provided. No hairdryer. No electric blanket but able to adjust aircon to heater mode. Convenient 10-15 drive to Sovereign Hill . Reception not very helpful nor available , does the minimum.

Thank ElinaTeng
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over night for a friends wedding.Comfortable bed with electric blanket and room was clean!!! Good quality lounge chairs appliances including TV. Rooms have good heating and cooling options

Thank Darren M
Taree, Australia
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42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This place is comfortable and clean, although a little dated. Not bad for the price. Beds were very comfortable, rooms quite large, no traffic noise and just right for sleeping. I have no complaints. It is a good spot to rest your head.

Thank BlondeSurfieChick
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible! motel was disgusting, something out of a 70s horror film. Mouldy bathrooms, terrible bedding, dirty, scratched furniture dirty walls. Rattly old heating units with no knobs, doubt they are even safe. Worth noting the photos on booking.com is NOT what you get after you have turned up. This motel does not use mattress protectors or pillow protectors! Health hazard!... More 

1 Thank Mariarosa M

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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed here last week, what a big mistake. Indoor Pool - was so dirty my kids refused to swim in it, the water was cloudy, bottom of the pool was dirty and tiles from each side of the pool had fallen off. Very dangerous if someone cut themselves in the pool. Room - not the cleanest. carpet badly stained,... More 

Geelong, Australia
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243 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The first impression is important. Lovely friendly check in. Opened the room and its so old small and outdated but comfortable. Indoor pool and 20m to a restaurant these are pluses. Its late afternoon and the highway traffic is so continues.

Thank MyHoliday8
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Firstly, the rates for this accommodation is excellent. As a family of 5, we couldn't do any better $$$ wise. A single storey complex, the location is an easy drive from Ballarat CBD next to a mini golf centre, antique mill market, attached restaurant, Coles Petrol station and diner. Greeted by very friendly staff, the room was clean and comfortable... More 

Thank Dinks003
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Even though the room needed updating, the beds and pillows were comfortable. The heater worked well, usual amenities for a hotel to offer, free wifi and a free 24hr movie channel. Easy walk to a convenient store and The Mill market.

1 Thank AngelaJaneCozens
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Reception staff was friend and informative...room left a lot to be desired it was very outdated and double bed was uncomfortable there were no electric blankets on single beds as the heating was completely inadequate our children were freezing. Bathroom had some mould and broken towel rail. Loud room even though it was at the back of motel. Road noise... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn

Address: 9379 Western Highway, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $106 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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