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BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed in a 3 bedroom cabin (the blue gum) we are a family of two adults,a toddler and a baby so were grateful for the extra space. the cabin was lovely and spacious. had everything we needed except for a bath but the kids survived. the main bedroom is at the opposite end of the cabin with king bed...

Thank sunlover76Melbourne
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi sunlover 76 Thank you for your amazing review. It is appreciated. You stayed in our Deluxe cabin which having 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms is perfect when extra room is required. Yes, how great to have the new supermarket complex just over the road? So convenient for our guests (and us also) not to have to drive the 8kms...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids really enjoyed the indoor heated pool facility. The kids playground and tennis courts were well utilized by our family. Free pancakes on Saturday morning were a welcome suprise. Staff were friendly and attentive to our needs.

Thank Mathew A
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Mathew A Thank you for taking the time to send in your lovely review. Our indoor heated pool/spa complex is an absolute winner for our park guests. purpose built so it can be enjoyed all year and not just over summer. We have a free pancake breakfast every Saturday morning for our guests. Nice and social and of course...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cabin we had was a good one in its day, but is now somewhat tired. New fridge was great but the sofa was well past its use-by date. Lion was marked heavily on places and the car park was extremely narrow. WiFi dropped in and out consistently. Staff were very friendly but opted not to stay a second night.

Thank Mark S
Sheree G, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Mark S Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all constructive feedback as it helps us with staff training and to prioritise park improvements. The ‘Matilda’ cabin you stayed in is our budget, entry level accommodation and is due for refurbishment but we believe it represents value for money. We hope that you will consider...

Flinders Ranges, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi All. If you want a lovely and relaxing stay this park I recommend. Plenty for all in this park. The facilities are wonderful. Very clean. Friendly ++ staff always willing to help even with the smallest issues. Thanks for a delightful stay. Will be back.

Thank 42trek
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi 43trek Thank you for giving us 5 stars. That's wonderful. Yes, we pride ourselves on having plenty of things for our guests to do and enjoy in our park, especially during school holidays for the littlies. Thank you also for the 'shout' out to my staff. They are amazing and I appreciate your feedback. We look forward to seeing...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in a two bedroom swagman cabin. The cabin was clean and comfortable, however the furniture a little dated. The lounge was sagging in the middle and very uncomfortable to sit on. There was also no linen or towels provided for children staying, even though there is an extra nightly charge for each child. The...

Thank LeanneandBrett M
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi LeanneandBrett M Thank you for your lovely feedback. It is very much appreciated. The cabin you stayed in is one of our budget cabins which means the extra people are charged for to use our facilities etc...(Charged less than the cabins with linen provided though) but no linen provided so it is more cost effective for people on a...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't ask for a better welcome by the reception lady when booking in So pleasant, friendly and happy. We booked a ensuite site as we have a caravan. We were even escorted to our site by the receptionist. The park was very clean and the facilities were fantastic. I would highly recommend this park to anyone who has a family

Thank Leanne F
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Leanne F Thank you for your wonderful review. It is greatly appreciated. How nice is it to have your own ensuite? So convenient to have your own private bathroom right next to your van. That being said our Amenities have only recently been refurbished and heated and we get glowing comments every day about them. We escort all our...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have stayed at this accommodation on many occasions. This park is located on the edge of town however a new shopping centre has opened nearby. The cabins are always well presented. The highlight of this park would be the indoor pool. Perfect for a winter getaway the kids will spend a lot of time in here. The pool area...

Thank Jurassic4wd
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Jurassic4wd Thank you for your kind review. It is appreciated. Another lovely comment regarding our indoor pool. This was purpose built so our guests can enjoy a swim/spa all year and not just for a few weeks over summer. Not to mention the kids pool and splash pad for them. They love it. How great is the new shopping...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This place ticked alot of boxes for our family. Located a short drive from Ballarat, the park is set back from the road so we didn't experience any of the street traffic. Woolworths is located 5 minutes away which was very handy. We travelled during the school holidays. The park offered plenty for the kids to do including movie nights...

Thank Lisa C
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Lisa C Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We really appreciate it. It's great you were here during the school holidays with the family. Our kids club and movie/popcorn nights (every night) gives mum and dad a little bit of time to themselves, not to mention the kids love it. Shopping complex over the road...

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Ballarat Windmill holiday park for a basketball tournament. The park was very clean, including toilets and great showers. The pool and play ground were fantastic. The staff were very friendly and helpful, in particular giving us directions to basketball stadium. Would recommend to anyone staying in a van or cabin. Thanks

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Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your lovely feedback. It is very much appreciated. We pride ourselves on trying to tick all the boxes for our guests and it is lovely when a guest mentions that we have. Huge weekend wasn't it? Thank you also for the 'shout out' to the staff. They really are the best. We certainly look forward to...

Cockatoo Valley
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Stayed here for 7 nights towards from mid March. We stayed on one of the Ensuite caravan sites. The park is well set out. About a 50/50 mix of sites and cabins. It’s like a little village. Very quiet at night. There are 2 camp kitchen areas, one indoors and one out doors both very clean. The amenities block is...

Thank APP007
Mark C, Manager at BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi APP007 Thank you so much for your very kind feedback. It is greatly appreciated. Our amenities block is indeed a talking point amongst our guests. Updated, newly refurbished and heated. A must during Ballara'ts colder months. We are so grateful that we now have a small shopping complex about 400 metres away. Very convenient for our guests (and us)...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour, BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park is surrounded by trees and away from suburbia.Relax in our tranquil atmosphere, just minutes from the beautiful Lake and Gardens Precinct and the Heart of Historic Ballarat.At BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park and Caravan Park your leisure is the main priority of our entire team. Together we provide you with all the quality accommodation and recreation facilities you expect of a Victorian Tourism Award Winning holiday park. * Indoor Heated Pool * Free Wireless Internet * Large Jumping Pillow * Spa and Sauna * Tennis Court * BBQ Area * BBQ Camp Kitchen * Heated Recreation Complex * Childrens' Playground. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park

Address: 56 Remembrance Drive | Alfredton, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: RM372 - RM521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Take mozzie spray with you !”
APP007, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cabins near swimming complex very central.”
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“Any room is good, depending on what you need.”
alank2015, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabins are spacious, relaxable and the park is quiet and friendly.”
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“Book a bigger cabin if price is not an issue.”
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