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4.9 out of 5

"Clean, tidy refurbished room. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 10 May 2021

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Hotel Description

At Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Ararat Former Town Hall and Alexandra Gardens Park. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

Flat-screen TVs with DVD players are featured in all 9 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free bottled water, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. Additionally, desks and free toiletries are available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas and luggage storage. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 3.5-star Ararat motel include Gum San Chinese Heritage Center and Ararat Bushland Reserve.

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$129* Per night/room 23 Oct. - 24 Oct.

Queen Plus Single Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn ratings based on 21 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn

Everyone (13) Couples (4) Family (5)
5 out of 5
Clean, tidy refurbished room.

Posted by on 10 May 2021

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10 May 2021 by Sue

Thanks for your kind review. Hope to see you again soon. :)

5 out of 5
Very clean nice place would stay there again

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2021

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25 Apr. 2021 by Jo

Thank you for reviewing our property.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Apr. 2021

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25 Apr. 2021 by Jo

Great

5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Sep. 2020

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17 Sep. 2020 by N & P - Managers

Thanks for your review.

5 out of 5
Very well located and lovely staff that are helpfull

Posted by on 13 Feb. 2020

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13 Feb. 2020 by N & P - Managers

Thank you for your review. Excellent to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe travels.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2019

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29 Dec. 2019 by N & P Managers

Thank you for rating our motel.

5 out of 5
Very neat and tidy, close to town centre. Lady at reception was very helpful and friendly.

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2019

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18 Nov. 2019 by N & P Managers

Thanks for your positive review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us & hope to welcome you back again.

5 out of 5
Lovely friendly staff, well equipped rooms, very comfy beds.

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2019

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6 Oct. 2019 by N & P, Managers

Thanks Melissa. So good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

5 out of 5
Fantastic location - could walk to most dinner options. Accommodation was very well presented, clean, tidy and had everything you need. A nice sized space for a couple of days away. We enjoyed our stay and plan on returning

Posted by on 24 Sep. 2019

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27 Sep. 2019 by owner

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

4 out of 5
Didn’t like tv sound very much bbbnnnmmmkkklllggghhhh

Posted by on 22 Jun. 2019

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27 Jun. 2019 by N & P - Managers

If you stay with us again, come and see us in the office and we will gladly show you how our soundbars work.

About the Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn

Location 96 High Street, Ararat, VIC 3377

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Ararat motel.

  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn offers 9 accommodations with DVD players and complimentary bottled water. Accommodations at this 3.5-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Ararat motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 14 and AUD 24 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Ararat Southern Cross Motor
  • Ararat Southern Cross Motor
  • Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn Motel
  • Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn Ararat
  • Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn Motel Ararat
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.