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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
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews high tea continental breakfast royal suite gallery restaurant old world charm main bar restored hotel superior room pre dinner drinks grand old hotel step back in time gold rush beautiful building great bathroom first floor middle of town old style
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us went to dinner at Craig's Hotel.to celebrate my 70th Birthday. Lovely Old Hotel. From the minute we walked in the door the staff were very attentive. We all had the same, The menu said for two people and we were advised that...More

Thank 524susana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Afternoon tea at Craig's was pleasant enough but a few niggles made this average for me... Glass of sparkling to begin with: waitress used the dregs of not one but 2 bottles to start filling glass before getting a third bottle. 2nd pot of tea...More

Thank Caros76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met a friend from Ballarat here for lunch - the service and surrounding were first class - a beautiful venue for a lunch. The food was different and we didn't really enjoy what we had perhaps we just chose the wrong dish - I...More

Thank Keryn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having dined at Craigs Hotel many times and have seen variations in quality I am happy to say it has returned to a great dining experience again. The atmosphere was lovely and the service was excellent. The food, commencing with our delicious shared charcuterie board,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say. We were a party of 6, celebrating wife’s birthday. Amazing food. Staff were wonderful, attentive, friendly, professional. Some Melbourne restaurants need to take lessons here. Thanks you Craig’s. Cheers, Steve L.

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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 Amenities
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
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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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
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
US$175 - US$274 (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$175 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
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Traveller (183)
Room & Suite (44)
Dining (10)
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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 weeks ago
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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..."
SallyBaum75
12 Apr 2018
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