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4.7 out of 5

"Bed was super comfortable, how ever tiles around spa was all cracked and mouldy, sticky stuff still left on remote control for tv (not great when in ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 25 Sep 2020

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Hotel Description

Lake Inn Ballarat puts you in the heart of Ballarat, within just a 10-minute stroll of Ballarat Base Hospital and St John of God Hospital Ballarat. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 28 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Additionally, hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are available. Limited housekeeping is available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 8:30 AM.

With a stay at this 4.5-star Ballarat motel, you'll be 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Art Gallery of Ballarat.

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$150* Per night/room 28 Sep. - 29 Sep.

Two Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

King Spa Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Lake Inn Ballarat ratings based on 365 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Lake Inn Ballarat

Everyone (190) Couples (134) Business (1) Family (44)
3 out of 5
Bed was super comfortable, how ever tiles around spa was all cracked and mouldy, sticky stuff still left on remote control for tv (not great when in the middle of covid). Male on front desk was lovely when checking in, heating was turned on to get the room warm for checkin.

Posted by on 25 Sep. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Sep. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Sep. 2020 by Trish

Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again. Lake Inn Ballarat

5 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Mar. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Mar. 2020 by Trish

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Lake Inn Ballarat

5 out of 5
Have had a great 4 day weekend in a lovely place. Room was very clean, well stocked, excellent service, highly recommend.

Posted by , from Wagga Wagga on 1 Mar. 2020

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3 Mar. 2020 by Trish

Hi Val Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Lake Inn Ballarat

5 out of 5
Stayed Here a few times is a great location, always clean and Tidy

Posted by on 27 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Mar. 2020 by Trish

Thank you for your review. Our team works hard every day to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with us. Glad our standards are still high. Lake Inn Ballarat

5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Jan. 2020 by Trish

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Ballarat. Lake Inn Ballarat

4 out of 5
we only stayed one night, got in late, and up early

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2020

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13 Jan. 2020 by Trish

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

5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2020

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7 Jan. 2020 by Trish

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Lake Inn Ballarat

5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Dec. 2019 by Trish

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

5 out of 5
Room was very spacious and comfy. Great amenities included in the room. Even had chocolates and bikkies which is often left out from hotel rooms these days.

Posted by on 16 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Dec. 2019 by Jo

Thanks Sarah. We really appreciate your feedback.

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Ballarat motel.

  • 28 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (111.6 km / 69.4 mi)
  • Train station: Ballarat Station (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Lake Inn Ballarat offers 28 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided on weekdays only.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (weekdays only)
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 8:30 AM.

Lake Inn Ballarat has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Guests arriving after 6:00 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 available for AUD 15.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 per night.

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. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Contactless check-out is available

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 10.00 and AUD 50.00 for adults, AUD 10.00 and AUD 50.00 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 15.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.98 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Lake Ballarat
  • Lake Inn Ballarat Victoria
  • Best Western Lake Inn Ballarat
  • Lake Inn Ballarat
  • Lake Ballarat
  • Lake Inn Ballarat, Victoria
  • Lake Inn Ballarat Motel
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  • Lake Inn Ballarat Motel Ballarat

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*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.