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    Craig's Royal Hotel

    10 Lydiard St S | PO Box 485, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
    011 61 3 5316 7221
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

    Travelling through Ballarat we stopped and had a very good meal served in fabulous surroundings, by nice efficient people. We liked it so much we looked at the accommodation and decided to come back for a mid week break staying in one of their fabulous...More

    Thank Roger D
    Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

    Beautiful rooms with authentic antiques and large, modern bathroom. Ate in the hotel restaurant for breakfast and the menu selection was modern and comprehensive with city grade meals delivered. Nice cafe with a good range of traditional and quirky gifts.

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    Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

    So I always drop through here for a beer or two when in Ballarat seeing family!! Love the bar, the atmosphere and feel of the place. Not to be missed!! Great staff and I know from experience that the food next door is also excellent....More

    Thank Roara74
    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    We chose Craig's Royal Hotel for our first night in Australia. A very special place full of high Victorian splendour. Jason and the staff were great, our room, a 'Royal Suite', had a four poster bed, beautiful Victorian fittings and classic wallpaper, and the bathroom...More

    Thank Wayne E
    Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

    I specifically booked Craig's Royal Hotel for our one night stay in Ballarat as I wanted to experience the old world charm of this grand old hotel. We were not disappointed. The place reeks of old world charm with modern amenities. We loved the ancient...More

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    • Top amenities
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$ 191 - US$ 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Ballarat
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Ballarat
    • #8 Business Hotel in Ballarat
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    • Victoria >
    • Ballarat
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    • Craig's Royal Hotel Ballarat, Victoria
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    4 May 2017|
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    Response from Sharyn308 | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed in a king room when there last month.
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    "The decor of this historical hotel is beautiful. I love the Albert room"
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    "No comment"
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    "We only had lunch but I am sure you can stay. Only problem is 1hour parking out the front."
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    "If you are there to work ask for one with a large table"
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