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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an older hotel but has been refreshed. The reception staff were friendly, the car parking is free and the rooms are far enough back off the road to be quiet. After a big day of being a tourist it is nice to come back to a motel room with clean and comfy beds. Overall we enjoyed our stay.

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Ballarat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed a couple of times here now - always a reasonable price and now with 24hr checkin it is even better. Good all round property, it is an older hotel but they look after it well. We will continue to stay here when in Ballarat.

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We booked a king spa room for the last night of a mostly camping trip hoping for a little luxury. The room was very average for the price of $170. The spa didn't work - the inlet was dirty and possibly clogged. The doona on the bed didn't seem to have a cover - instead there was a sheet either...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Clean and big rooms. Staff friendly Great for functions families and quick one night stays. Dropped in with no booking they were happy to accommodate. Close enough but far enough away from the main part of Ballarat.

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My parents and I stayed here over the weekend for 2 nights. The room was very basic but everything was functional. Our biggest complaint was from check in to check out nobody cleaned the room or replaced towels. When we came back to our room after being out all day we expected to be able to shower using fresh towels...

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acetog, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Dear Michael, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Bell Tower Inn It is always a pleasure to receive constructive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services....

South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Always visit Ballarat in mid August when winter is at its bleakest. It is nice to come back to Belltower. This is a massive motel on Sturt Street west of the Memorial arch that rarely seems to be over half full. I am always given a room toward the back of the property where it is very quiet. The rooms...

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acetog, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Dear Tessa, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Bell Tower Inn. It is always a pleasure to receive constructive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services....

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I arrived around 8.50, reception closes at 9 I waited for 10minutes until anyone came. The lady told me several times that she couldn't wait to go home. I was given a twin room which was large but no lounge or couch and an average bathroom where I had to pry open the shower door. I then left it open....

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Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi narelleh12016, I can't believe this happened at our motel. We pride ourselves on our fantastic customer service (as previous reviews comment on), so I was really surprised to read this review. I have spoken with the receptionist on duty that night and she was assisting the guests in the restaurant and didn't hear the door bell. As the owner,...

Melbourne
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nice-sized renovated rooms plus good breakfast + helpful staff made this a great location for our group to stay. It is a little out of the city of Ballarat, but easily accessible via the city bypass. Good indoor pool.

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Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi rmhMelbourne, Thank you for the great review regarding your stay at the Bell Tower Inn. Nice to hear you enjoyed the renovated rooms and great breakfast. The access to the Bell Tower Inn is great from the freeway and ring road, or from the city through the Avenue of Honour. We look forward to seeing your group again. Regards,...

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family and I traveled to Ballarat for a basketball tournament and could not have chosen a better place to stay....warm, comfy and so close to everything we needed. Our hosts Andy and Deb could not have been more friendly and attentive to our needs, I would highly recommend staying at the Bell Tower Inn. Ballarat is such a beautiful...

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Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi ADM2105, Thank you for your great review about your stay at the Bell Tower Inn. We host quite a few groups such as the basketball tournament, as your was an absolute pleasure to have stay. We can't wait to see you again soon. Kind regards, Andrew Cronin Owner

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I normally stay here for business. Andrew & Deb are fantastic and their team at The Bell Tower Inn provide a friendly, comfortable, clean and relaxing place to stay whilst I am away from home. The pool and sauna let me unwind after busy days. Spacious quiet rooms and good food from Lazy Mo's. A great place to stay

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Andrew C, Owner at Bell Tower Inn, responded to this review

Hi amcf2650, Thank you for taking the time to put in a fantastic review about the Bell Tower Inn. Great to hear you like the spacious rooms and the heated pool and sauna. It is a pleasure hosting you and we look forward to seeing you again real soon. Kind regards, Andrew Cronin Owner

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
67 Ground floor rooms with a variety of rooms to choose. Restaurant and Bar, indoor heated pool, breakfast room, function and conference rooms. We have it all!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bell Tower Inn

Address: 1845 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn Bell Tower)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: RM356 - RM558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bell Tower Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Ballarat
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Ballarat
#9 Business Hotel in Ballarat
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“All rooms are fine”
 of 5 bubbles rmhMelbourne, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed around the back which was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Janinewool, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring warm cloths in winter”
 of 5 bubbles , 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your room is exactly what the website photos show. Wifi is only 250mb per day (no videos).”
  • painted over mould
  • Black hair.....it's not mine!
  • Chipped and rusty
  • Not what is on the website
 of 5 bubbles LiseyLou2016, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms back on to a lawned area. Very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 818vickic, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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