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Traralgon, Australia
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342 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gateway exceeded our expectations.....it was exceptional value in a peaceful, leafy setting. Check-in was fast and friendly. The park was busy during our stay, yet still quiet. The facilities to keep kids entertained are good.....playground, swimming pool, jumping pillow, tennis court and mini golf as well as a basic rec room. Our cabin was clean, well-maintained and comfortable. I'd definitely... More 

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Thank mafman74
Point Vernon, Australia
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This Park is very well located within Ballarat and we are so pleased we stayed here. We have a fairly large extended 4WD and freedom jayco so sometimes sites can be a little small, not so here. We have a lovely very lovely site with our on en-suite which is fabulous indeed-no long walks to the amenities block when temperature... More 

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Thank Msbaba
Warragul, Australia
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have stayed in parks all over Victoria, NSW and Qld and this one has the cleanest and best kept amenities block of any of them. We only stayed the one night with our van but had a great site with a cement pad next to van location and plenty of room to park car etc. We will come back... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stayed in 2 bedroom deluxe cabin. Nicely equipped, clean and spacious for a family of 6. All bedding supplied including towels. TV in lounge area and also in main bedroom, heater worked really well at keeping the whole unit nice and warm on cold nights. Instant hot water service in bathroom. The facilities were great for the kids, plenty of... More 

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Thank Maryannoz
GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this review

Dear Maryannoz Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 star review, we're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and both our cabins and park facilities proved so popular. We hope to see you and your family again soon. Regards The Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Team More 

Canberra, Australia
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95 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stayed in one of the cabins and rate it highly. The cabin was immaculately clean and neat and all the furnishings were clean and well maintained. The beds and bedding were comfortable. The cabin was well laid out so four of us moved easily through the space. The location was quiet, although an occasional train passed closed by, and... More 

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Thank Karen P
GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this review

Dear Karen P Wow, thank you so much for your fantastic 5 star review! We're so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay and I'll pass on your compliments to the housekeeping team. We hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again. Regards The Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Team More 

Morwell, Australia
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This caravan park is excellent, even in the dreary winter weather, it was still a lovely park. The facilities are wonderful. Plenty of play area for children. There is a beautiful pool and a heated spa pool. The park is very easy to locate.

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Thank Anne A
GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this review

Hi Anne Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your outstanding 5 star review. We're so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back again soon. Regards The Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Team More 

Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Very pleased a with our cosy cabin. Very helpful, even when lost key at 1am. Nothing too much trouble. Clean and tidy. $10 taxi ride into Ballarat central. Easy to get taxi on Saturday night. Would return 😃

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Thank 280Sue
GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this review

Thank you for your outstanding 5 star review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We wish you safe travels and hope to see you again soon. More 

Branxton, Australia
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55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Nice clean park on the edge of town, still close enough to attractions & shops though - 5 minute drive only. Cabins were decent & fairly modern & clean. Facilities were also quite good. OK for a short Ballarat stay.

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Diamond Beach, Australia
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88 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We stayed here for two nights on a Vic road trip. Stayed in one of the two bedroom cabins, which while not cheap, was clean and well appointed. The "free" internet allowance was 100 Mb, which when only checking emails etc , should go a long way. But ,no, it lasted a full 10 minutes before message said it was... More 

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Traralgon, Australia
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102 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Gateway Lifestyle in Ballarat for 4 nights on a powered site. The park has 2 amenities blocks; one older with retro mosaic tiles but still clean, the other much more modern and appealing. Although our caravan has a bathroom, I chose to shower at the new amenities block, with its automatic lighting and fans and modern colour... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat is an established park located in the Central Highlands region of Victoria, just one hour's drive from Melbourne. With easy access to many of Ballarat's popular tourist attractions like Sovereign Hill, Ballarat Wildlife Park and Lake Wendouree as well as the town centre. Ballarat is known for its gold rush history culture and preserved Victorian era heritage. The park is set on landscaped acres, this is a perfect location for families looking for a relaxed holiday, couples seeking a romantic escape or a group looking for a range of self-contained accommodation options and a function or meeting room. Some appealing facilities and features at this popular tourist park include- - Lagoon style pool - Jumping pillow - Playground - Mini golf - Tennis court - Indoor Spa (fees apply) - Games room - TV room - School holidays activities - BBQ areas - Kiosk Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Parks are dedicated to providing you with the best holidays possible and wish to advise some locations are undergoing development as we continue to improve our parks. You may experience some noise during your stay, for further details, please contact our friendly park managers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat

Address: 263 Scott Parade | Cnr Water St. & Scott Parade, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: £57 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat 4.5*
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