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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Great room but the bed was hard and pillow too soft to get a restful sleep. The resort was full over the MELBOURNE cup weekend. Breakfast was very bust and we were shunted off to a back room. Breakfast was ok with limited selection of hot food. Pool area ok but us overlooked by a car park. Good place to...

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear AlexFonda Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room. We do have different types of pillows available upon request. Your stay occurred on a particularly busy weekend, and our food & beverage team have developed a number of initiatives to better cope with large numbers at breakfast time. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

For the price this hotel is great value and the rooms were well appointed and spacious. The standard is very good something seen in many RACV clubs. However (I know this is a first world problem.....) since the stay is about the total package it was let down by the restaurant being poor at best. My major disappointment was that...

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear lou_fabri Thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear that you found our rooms to be great value, well appointed and spacious. We have discussed your comments with our food & beverage team and will make some positive changes based on your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the resort in future. Stephen Roberts Resort Manager...

South Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived at this hotel 30 mins after advertised check in to be told room not available. Check in staff offered no explanation or apology just told to wait and we would be contacted. Our daughter and family checking in at the same time given the same message and there appeared to be a dozen or so couples and families similarly...

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear Greg Y Thanks for your review. We had an extremely busy weekend and unfortunately did not have all rooms available for check-in by 2pm. We are sorry that your room wasn't available on time. As a result of the weekend, we are improving our scheduling and communication processes to ensure that we do much better in future. We hope...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A very good hotel with spacious and well equipped rooms. Well equipped bar with reasonable prices and a good buffer breakfast. The on site golf course is excellent - challenging and well treed. Close to Creswick which has some very good food options and to Ballarat which has an excellent Art Gallery, the Eureka Museum and Sovereign Hill.

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear Terry E Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay! The golf course is in great condition at the moment. There is also heaps to do in the local area - it sounds like you made it to many of the local attractions. Perhaps next time a visit to Clunes or Daylesford is in order!...

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We visited the RACV Goldfields resort last weekend. The rooms were clean and we had a lovely balcony. Although we weren't on the golf side of the resort, our view was still pleasant. The staff were friendly. There was no concierge service. There are 2 eateries. We ate at the bistro on both nights as the menu was nicer and...

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear Litsa K Thanks for your comprehensive review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, although are sorry that the weather was a bit bleak while you were with us. Our buffet breakfast is very popular and our kitchen team are pleased to cook omelettes for guests at no extra charge. It has been a wet and cold start...

Dromana, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Can highly recommend this resort accomodation in well appointed spacious rooms.Staff most helpful.Breakfast an excellent buffet spread hot and cold foods. The golf course looks great though not a golfer nice for a walk. We found it an ideal base for exploring the historic area.

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear griffin2898 Thanks for your great review. We are really pleased that you had such an enjoyable stay and look forward to welcoming you back to the resort soon. Stephen Roberts Resort Manager Note: All auto Club members from Australia and overseas (including RACV, NRMA, RACQ, AAA) receive a 25% discount on accommodation rates all year round when they book...

Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have just spent 3 nights here and it's a lovely place for some quiet time. The breakfast spread is excellent with a wide variety of hot and cold foods. The pool looks very inviting but the weather was a little cool for me. The golf course is great for a walk even if you don't play! The resort is...

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear Aussietraveller Thanks for your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our beautiful surrounds. There is heaps to do at the resort, and lots of great things to see and do in the surrounding region. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Stephen Roberts Resort Manager Note: All auto Club members from Australia...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here overnight in a premium fairway room and we absolutely loved our stay. The room was clean, spacious and can comfortably fit a family of four. The bathroom includes a spa bath and lovely L'Occitane products to use. We enjoyed watching the sunset from our balcony where we also had gorgeous views of the golf course. My...

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn J Thanks for your great review. We are very pleased that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Hopefully your husband will be able to get out on the golf course next time! Stephen Roberts Resort Manager Note: All auto Club members from Australia and overseas (including RACV, NRMA, RACQ, AAA)...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely stay in town house. Cosy, neat, clean, good location. Kitchen needs a few more utensils though. In fact there wasn't enough cutlery for 4 people. minor detail though. Didn't stay in actual Hotel. Town housese are lovely

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear J9sits Thanks for your review. It sounds like you stayed in some of the adjacent townhouses. We are sure that you would have enjoyed the region and hope that you choose to stay with us next time. It is worth remembering that all auto Club members from Australia and overseas (including RACV, NRMA, RACQ, AAA) receive a 25% discount...

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stayed there on our wedding night last year as a gift. It was great. Mostly enjoyed the sleep all 12 hours of it. Room service was good, would have been nice to have the Fruit platter on the list before 9 pm. We will be back for sure.

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Stephen R, Resort Manager at RACV Goldfields Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michelle J Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We have made many improvements since your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Stephen Roberts Resort Manager Note: All auto Club members from Australia and overseas (including RACV, NRMA, RACQ, AAA) receive a 25% discount on accommodation rates all year round when...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on 150 acres of state forest in the Victorian Spa Country, RACV Goldfields Resort is perfect for a holiday or weekend getaway, with a conference centre for up to 600 people making it ideal for meetings and events. Located 11 km from Ballarat, near Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, the resort features a boutique day spa, gym, outdoor heated swimming pool, an a la carte restaurant, bar, and a Tony Cashmore designed championship 18 hole golf course. All 143 rooms and suites feature balconies, king beds and spa baths. ... more   less 

Additional Information about RACV Goldfields Resort

Address: 1500 Midland Hwy, Creswick, Victoria 3363, Australia (Formerly Novotel Forest Resort Creswick)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Creswick
Price Range: $146 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — RACV Goldfields Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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Also Known As:
Novotel Forest Resort Creswick Hotel Creswick
Novotel Forest Hotel Creswick
Accor Forest Hotel Creswick
Creswick Novotel
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“Room was on 3rd floor overlooking course and mountains, sunny and very quiet.”
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“Cheapest rooms face the pool and carpark while more expensive ones face the golf course.”
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