We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
28/01/2018 29/01/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Craig's Royal Hotel

    10 Lydiard St S | PO Box 485, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
    011 61 3 5316 7221
    Call
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    US$223Strikethrough price corresponds to the most expensive price returned by our partners for that offer
    US$213
    SAVE US$10
    US$223
    Traveller (151)
    Room & Suite (32)
    Dining (7)
    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good29%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “high tea” (23 reviews)
    “old world charm” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair access
    Conference Facilities
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    28 Jan29 Jan
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$211.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ballarat hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0695cf23e2f34a24b4b4596fe814d66f", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":283878,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"0695cf23e2f34a24b4b4596fe814d66f","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":223,"lowestMetaPrice":211,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":223,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":223,"lowestMetaPrice":211,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":223,"hotelName":"Craig's Royal Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjA2OTVjZjIzZTJmMzRhMjRiNGI0NTk2ZmU4MTRkNjZmIiwiQUlLIjoiNzc1MjYwNjZiZTU3NDkxYzhlNTczNjA2ZDZjODgwOTEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "28/01/2018", "checkOut": "29/01/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$211", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"54284894":"TravelocityEWS","44156326":"BookingCom","65762851":"Hotwire","50750078":"Expedia","78965613":"OrbitzEWS","109255561":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"name":"ibex_mismatch_message"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (277)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 274 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    rooms are spacious, checkin a pleasure, great restaurant, nice coffee shop, great bar with range of cocktails and large wine list. We stayed her 2 years ago and the standard has stayed high. Enjoy a weekend break

    Thank petersgn33
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    A must visit if you want some great food, atmosphere and service. Sometimes it's hard to find fine dining outside the metro cities. But this one is an absolute gem. Yarra Valley caviar, served with amazing creme fraiche, even had a small wooden spoon. The...More

    Thank Tan T
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Craig’s Bistro would have to be one of the best restaurant’s my husband and I have been to in a while... Beautiful surroundings, wonderful wait staff, and best of all the meals were to die for...my husband states that the port Douglas oysters were the...More

    Thank maggiec642017
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here for one night and were very pleased with our choice. The room was exquisitely furnished and maintained. Bed was perfect. Bathroom was excellent. Location was excellent. One can walk to Art Gallery which is only 3 minutes away. Car is valet parked...More

    Thank djhallett
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    A work colleague pre booked this hotel for me and it was fantastic stay. The rooms are tastefully restored and the hotel loses none of gold rush charm. The meal in the main restaurant was also fantastic. I would recommend the Craig’s for anyone visiting...More

    Thank Anthony W
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$184 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #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
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Agoda, Hotwire, Orbitz, getaroom.com, HotelQuickly and TripOnline SA so you can book your Craig's Royal Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Victoria >
    • Ballarat
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (151)
    Room & Suite (32)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (114)
    Bathroom (10)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 33 hotels in Ballarat
    The Ansonia on Lydiard
    136 reviews
    .03 miles away
    Quality Inn Heritage on Lydiard
    104 reviews
    .03 miles away
    The George Hotel
    164 reviews
    .13 miles away
    Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar
    261 reviews
    .16 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Brown Grain Thai Restaurant
    251 reviews
    .09 miles away
    The Gallery Restaurant at Craig's Royal Hotel
    230 reviews
    .01 miles away
    Il Piccolo Gelato
    37 reviews
    .04 miles away
    Saigon Vietnam Noodle House
    93 reviews
    .05 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Art Gallery of Ballarat
    554 reviews
    .17 miles away
    Lydiard Street
    181 reviews
    .16 miles away
    Ballarat Visitor Information Centre
    83 reviews
    .06 miles away
    Bridge Mall Farmers Market
    51 reviews
    .29 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    MC0401
    4 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 7 answers
    Response from Sharyn308 | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed in a king room when there last month.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "The decor of this historical hotel is beautiful. I love the Albert room"
    Read review
    "No comment"
    Read review
    "We only had lunch but I am sure you can stay. Only problem is 1hour parking out the front."
    Read review
    "If you are there to work ask for one with a large table"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing