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Ballarat Central City Motor Inn

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This motel ticks all the boxes for a affordable overnight stay. Friendly from first contact and all throughout our stay. Very clean and excellent location. The little balcony provided a welcome spot to watch the comings and goings of the street. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't praise highly enough. Reception was outstanding and friendly. Bed was so comfortable and the rates are very competitive. The buffet breakfast was that of a 5 star restaurant. Would recommend to anyone passing through.

Thank Dave_Buddah_Lane
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great location for the hotel just walking distance to Mc Donald and coles. Just that the check out time is a bit too early which is 10am while the other hotels usually are 11am. We forgot to requested for late check out and was charge AUD22 which by the time we pack all the stuffs and have our breakfast in...

Thank Ki I
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, On check in you were advised that check out was 10am. At 10.15 am we knocked on the door to remind you of this in a kind and courteous manner and you were actually still in bed. You also returned the key at 11.05 am and not 10.30 am. The extra charge came as our cleaner had to work...

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We travelled to Ballarat for an evening meal with our son who lives in a rural area of Ballarat. We looked for a nice, moderately priced place to stay near the centre of the city. The Ballarat Central City Motor Inn fitted all our requirements. The room and bathroom were very clean and modern. It had everything you expect to...

Thank Jan B
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Great to know you enjoyed your stay in Ballarat and that we played a role in your comfort. Thank you

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We've stayed here before quite a few times years apart and still my recommendation of this place stands. Tidy and clean rooms, comfy feel throughout. The bed was comfy and the extra warm blanket was great! Clean bathroom and a nice shower. Mini bar was great, telly was on for our arrival which I personally think is a nice welcoming...

Thank michelesY8776YC
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks once again for your kind review. We always are happy to have people coming back to stay. Means we are doing something right.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The owner was very friendly and welcoming, easily giving me advice about getting to sites around town. Room was clean and comfortable, great shower. Some noise from the road traffic outside, ok with earplugs.

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Thank Bronwyn M
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stayed here for one night and was very pleased. At the start of the city centre, 5mins walk from two supermarkets. The rooms were well presented, renovated and very clean. Beds were reasonably comfy. We were at the front on the main road into town, which was noisy with traffic up until about 10pm. I use earplugs and slept well....

Thank worktoride
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. As always we are happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us.

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Looked up reasonably priced hotels in ballarat and found this little gem. Had a lovely welcome from the guy on reception, he was so friendly and helpful when we asked about local eateries. Room was spotless, beds comfortable and shower was great. Previous guests had mentioned traffic noise but we didn't get disturbed by it at all. Free wifi and...

Thank Caroline M
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

It's always nice to know we have made another persons stay comfortable. Thank you for your review.

Bairnsdale, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Was really happy with my stay here weekend just gone. Very comfortable rooms, nicely renovated, comfortable bed, rooms a good size and friendly service. Rooms even have a toaster, microwave, kettle and crockery and cutlery, so you can sort of self cater. Very central, across the road from the supermarket and short walk to shops, cafes and restaurants. The only...

Thank Shannon M
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Pros: Location. It is wisely situated in Ballarat City Centre. The room is clean and I like the room arrangement (im fussy about the main door and bathroom door facing the bed). Its exactly as shown in the pictures. Basic but cozy. They offer informative flyers for tourists at the reception and the owner was kind enough to offer suggestions...

Thank Winter S
centralcity, Manager at Ballarat Central City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. I'm glad the room was to your liking. In regards to breakfast, the booking site you booked the room on would have stated to bring the confirmation letter of your booking. If you had we would have seen breakfast written on that. Unfortunately as we advertise on so many sites it is hard to remember...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A trip to the Goldfields Region is never complete without a stop in one of Victoria’s oldest towns, Ballarat. Ballarat Central City Motor Inn offers accommodation in the heart of the historic Bakery Hill precinct and is a short stroll to the city centre, restaurants, cafes and shops. With magnificent views of this historic city from the balconies, the property is close to all major attractions that Ballarat has to offer. Whether you are a corporate traveller or tourist in Ballarat, the Central city offers quality accommodation with warm, friendly and professional service. Our recently refurbished rooms offer kitchenette facilities, wireless internet and Austar. Spa rooms are available and we have secure off-street parking. The indoor heated pool/spa, guest BBQ and guest laundry will ensure your stay is a comfortable, convenient and enjoyable experience. We offer a full breakfast menu (our cooked breakfasts speak for themselves) and many of the restaurants nearby offer a chargeback facility with our motel. With a range of accommodation options from standard rooms to the fully self contained apartment, why not stop awhile and savour what Ballarat and the surrounding district has to offer, then relax at the end of the day with a drink on the balcony and watch the sunset over this magnificent town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballarat Central City Motor Inn

Address: 16 Victoria St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Flag Inn Central City)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: RM411 - RM496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ballarat Central City Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Ground floor easy ascess.”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs room was nice, with balcony looking over town. My room was by the stairs, which meant I had some noise from people going up and down, so if I was in Ballarat again I'd ask for a room away from the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles bronwynm451, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 for a family was good”
 of 5 bubbles 842leighb, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a ground floor unit if taking the stairs (esp with suitcase) is an issue.”
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“Family rooms great with accommodation for 5.”
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