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Craig's Royal Hotel

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10 Lydiard St S PO Box 485, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews high tea royal suite continental breakfast gallery restaurant old world charm main bar restored hotel pre dinner drinks superior room bygone era lovely lunch step back in time grand old hotel gold rush gnocchi beautiful building first floor
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This is a beautiful older building, and while it is showing some signs of wear we were very comfortable here. The staff were very friendly. As this is also a bar/pub there is a gaming room. The cafe had nice coffee and sweet treats. While...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank michaelwho
Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing highest quality renovated hotel with exquisite decor choices, cleanliness and care quality that we have not experienced before. Front office people were friendly, human and so very helpful. No prerecorded welcomes here! (IHG). I would urge the major hotel chains to send their Manager’s...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Fiegs
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This hotel is the ultimate Nostalgic experience. The decor is tasteful and opulent and the staff are professional and friendly without hovering too much. The atmosphere is welcoming and warm. Craig’s Hotel oozes history and has a list of illustrious former guests. This is without...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank aggiescroggins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great old hotel, felt I was back in history. Great room, splurged and got de-luxe - worth it for the old bed and beautiful chandelier. Delicious breakfast. Right in center of town - plenty to see and do close and near by.

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank lakekariba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door, we were greeted by friendly gentleman. We then climbed the most beautiful staircase to a absolutely stunning room, where we were to have our high tea! Beautiful presentation we were impressed from the moment we sat down....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Located on historic Lydiard Street in the heart of Ballarat, Craig’s Royal Hotel is the legendary Australian gold-rush era grand hotel. Opened in 1853 and host to poets, princes and prime ministers over More its 150 year history, the hotel is a true icon of the Victorian period. Now, after 4 years extensive restoration, the magnificent accommodation, dining, meeting and banquet facilities are re-establishing Craig’s as the finest boutique heritage hotel in the colony. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Hotel Style
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
US$180 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
US$180 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
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McTravellerMcS
20 May 2018|
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Response from Anne H | Reviewed this property |
There are no grounds or carpark for this property. The entrances to the hotel from from the footpath. You should ask the hotel where smokers can go.
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MC0401
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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"As we didn't stay here I cannot coment."
524susana
2 Oct 2018
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"We only visited the restaurant."
scribo2016
12 Aug 2018
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"ask for the tower room nice suprise"
FredL50
9 Jun 2018
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"It's worth upgrading to Superior suites / rooms on the second floor for the views and access to the..."
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12 Apr 2018
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