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Craig's Royal Hotel

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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 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.
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Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Stumbled upon this beautiful old world hotel. So glad we chose it for our evening meal.. the photos speak for themselves we think. Brevette of SR2+ with crisp polenta cubes & watercress. Bannockburn chicken breast (best chicken ever!!) with charred cauliflower & smoked chicken
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We stayed at Craig's Royal for the 73rd Australian Jazz convention. I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel, the rooms are excellent as were the staff. I would rate this hotel as the best that I have stayed in, the continental breakfast was plentiful and good quality. A 5
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This was a second visit to Craig's for the Australian Jazz convention 2018. My wife an i were upgraded to a superior room which was beautifully decorated in the period of this historic hotel from the gold rush era. The bathroom has a spa bath and shower. Very comfortable room
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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 some of the artwork was not to my taste
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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
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Individual character in all 41 rooms
Small Room but very comfortable, beautiful bathroom which I didn't take photo of.
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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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"All floors have lift access"
"As we didn't stay here I cannot coment."
"We only visited the restaurant."
"ask for the tower room nice suprise"
"It's worth upgrading to Superior suites / rooms on the second floor for the views and access to the balcony."
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PRICE RANGE
US$178 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaBallarat
NUMBER OF ROOMS
41
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