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Eureka Lodge Motel

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Dennington Vic
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stayed 1 night and that was too much Old and dated that I can deal with But the stain. On the underlay on the bed was discusting And the bed the worst thing I have ever tried to sleep in Not worth the money at all go else where

4Thank kevalilad
Joe C, Owner at Eureka Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving the comments. We new management team is gradually replacing old stuff. Wish you could come back and see differences.

Mildura, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This motel is showing some signs of it age. It is comfortable accommodation with large spacious rooms and large shower room with toilet and hand basin. Good car parking. It has no Wifi or restaurant and only continental breakfast. The grounds are in very bad need of up keep. It is opposite the Eureks Stockade reserve which has swimming pool...

2Thank 1fleet
Reviewed 28 November 2016

When staying in Ballarat, this is my first choice for a place to stay. It is a little outdated and basic, however for $80ish a night you can't complain. It has nice comfy beds, nice hot showers and air con/heaters. The gentleman running it is happy to help, and provides the necessities for a pleasant stay. Everything is clean, the...

2Thank Harriageb
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at the Eureka Lodge rooms were dated... Clean but towels were worn with dangling threads. Needs an overhaul. Otherwise it was clean. TV was too small for all to see. Heating was ok. Great location.

2Thank Sarah H
Rutherglen, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a great motel, it had everything that you need for a stay... including electric blankets for us that aren't used to the freezing cold nights! Everything was clean and the water was hot.. what more can you ask for?

2Thank melly1390
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is an older style motel and is rather dated nowdays. However, the price was excellent as compared to others and it still ticked all the important boxes. The room was a good size, clean and had everything that was needed. The bed was comfortable and the shower huge with plenty of hot water. It is in a quiet area...

3Thank shandy40
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight on a trip from Adelaide to Melbourne room was clean bed was very comfortable shower was hot, very quiet spot away from main roads. Nice Indian restaurant close by. Only down side was lack of breakfast options. There was an issue with the room we booked online it was double booked but the owner sorted it out and...

2Thank DazzlerBurd
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night just for a stopover with my daughters and couldn't have been happier. The rooms are clean and are spacious enough as is the bathroom. There is plenty of space to put bags and still move around. It has all the basics that you need (tv, fridge, kettle, toaster, etc) and comes with a continental...

3Thank jessf195
Beaconsfield, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Our family stayed at this motel last week in room 9. The room was hot and the air conditioner didn't work properly, so we all had a terrible sleep!. On the positive side beds were comfortable and the motel is located in a quiet area.

2Thank Jayne N
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2016

You can tell by the sincerity and warmth of a person that they care about their guests and nothing is truer than this for the host Brian Hand at the Eureka Lodge. Our room was clean and comfortable even if a little dated, but we witnessed the arrival of the painting crew on our departure so I guess future guests...

2Thank oz48downunder

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ballarat Eureka Lodge is situated in a quiet spacious garden setting away from highway noise. We are 2.5km from Ballarat town centre, driving 1.1km to Ballarat Wildlife Park, 2.6km to famous Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, 2.1km to Lake Esmond Botanical Garden, 8.3km to Kryal Castle, 5km to Lake Wendouree, etc. It just opposites The Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (MADE), beautiful park with playground & BBQs, Eureka Hall and stunning Eureka Swimming Pools. Families like the location! We offer 3.5 star accommodations with access to free WiFi and private parking, ample street parking for Caravans or trucks. Two apartments provide wheelchair friendly accommodation. All 19 rooms feature a flat TV, heating & air conditioning and electric blankets. Ironing facilities, a microwave, tea/coffee making supplies, a toaster and hairdryer are also provided. Cooked breakfast is available by order. Guests can dine at a variety of restaurants and pubs in surrounding areas. This motel is rated for the best value in Ballarat! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to others in this city. We speak your language! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eureka Lodge Motel

Address: 119 Stawell Street South, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: ₹ 4,387 - ₹ 6,940 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Eureka Lodge Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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