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Southern Cross Motor Inn

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews spacious room blue duck the double glazed windows the main highway walking distance minute walk opposite the railway station off street parking room service great accommodation large shower cannot fault on arrival plenty of hot water central location great place to stay good size
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated diagonally across the road from the Ararat train station made this Inn the perfect location for our overnight stop as we were arriving and departing by train. The central hub of Barkly Street is a short walk away, where you will find a majority...More

Thank winelover045
Response from Joanne R, Owner at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Situated on the main highway though you wouldn’t know it due to the double glazed windows, hardly any truck or vehicle noise. Close to most eateries and amenities. Clean and neat large rooms that have been modernised. Decent sized TV, shower and bathroom. $140 per...More

Thank SteveA107
Response from Joanne R, Manager at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 16 June 2018

Great to hear that you enjoyed our stay with us Steve. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We are from Adelaide and wanted a place to stay midway between Melbourne and Mt Gambier. Southern Cross Motor Inn was the perfect place. Three of us stayed. Staff were very pleasant. The room was modern, relatively quiet (being on a busy road) and very...More

Thank KellyA1831
Response from Joanne R, Manager at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks Kelly for posting that review regarding your stay with us here in Ararat. Lovely that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again when travelling through.

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Good clean hotel. Good room service (breakfast). Staff were very nice and very accommodating. Cheap hotel. Would stay again if i needed accommodation in Ararat again. Would recommend if looking for cheap but nice hotel.

Thank Katharine K
Reviewed 25 March 2018

It's been a few years since we have stayed.... we were passing and had have enough driving.. stay in queen room facing the side street.. it was very quite.. and have everything you needed a table and chairs, and a great little kitchenette. The place...More

Thank old-me
Response from Joanne R, Owner at Southern Cross Motor InnResponded 27 March 2018

Thanks for your feedback after staying with us here in Ararat. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stopover & found everything to your satisfaction. Hope to see you again.

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Centrally located, close to shops and restaurants. Opposite the Visitor Information Centre and railway station and bus terminal.All our units have kitchenettes, quiet split system airconditioning, More individal instananeous gas hot water systems, double or quadruple window glazing. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Price range
US$103 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Orchid City Motor Inn
Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Ararat
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Price range
US$103 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Orchid City Motor Inn
Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Ararat
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John W
19 February 2015|
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Response from Joanne R | Property representative |
Dear John, No, we do not have a pool on our premises. But, the local heated indoor pool is one block from us. Kind regards Barbara
Room Tips
"Central Position. Easy walk to shops etc."
20 Mar 2018
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"Liked our room which was Room 3"
1 Mar 2018
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"Any would be fine"
3 Feb 2018
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"All rooms are identical only small complaint close to a busy road although did not trouble us with the noise"
19 Oct 2016
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