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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Park and facilities were very good and clean. Great camp kitchen, mini golf a winner. Staff very friendly & helpful. We had caravan & friends stayed in cabins. Easy access caravan sites and easy drive to main shopping centre & tourist places such as the pioneer village.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Peter B
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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

Thanks for summing up the beauty of staying with us, Peter B. Our range of accommodation options make it ideal for a group get together with choices to suit all needs and budgets.

We hope you will return for more good times soon

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Welcome Stranger in a deluxe cabin near the jumping pillow. The cabin was fantastic, very clean and comfortable and very spacious. Reception ladies were lovely and could not do enough for us, Thank-you

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Thank lucyrose5
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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, lucyrose5. Our Deluxe Holiday Units are ideal for a family holiday and the proximity to the Jumnping Pillow is a bonus when you have younger children.

We will pass on your compliments to our Reception team and thank you for mentioing their efforts.

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We camped at the Big 4 Welcome Stranger Holiday Park for a few nights. The facilities were plentiful, the kids loved the jumping pillow and the lagoon pool and the activities room. And we loved the laundry and ultra clean toilets/showers. It's set just off the main road so the atmosphere isnt 'out in the middle of nowhere' (unless thats what you want). Management so helpful that when our inflatable mattresses went down only after the first night, the manager helped us out with spare foam mattresses for the rest of our stay! Highly recommend this as a campsite and the cabins looked quite good too.

Room Tip: the campsites overlooking the jumping pillow are great if you have kids...
  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

We help our guests because that is what we are here for but we do appreciate a pat on the back too!

Thanks for sharing your experience at BIG4 Ballarat Welcome Stranger on Trip Advsior, stellasteve2014 and for mentioning the efforts of management to salvage an unfortunate (but common) situation for you.

Your recommendation is much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you back again soon

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We stayed on a powered site in a motor home and found everyone friendly and helpful. The bathroom was clean. Was nice and quite at night, so slept well. Had plenty of room on our site to park our tow car. In all had a great time

Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

Thanks for posting your review of BIG4 Ballarat Welcome Stranger, 09Debbie2013 and for mentioning the two highest priorities of our team, friendliness and cleanliness!

We look forward to seeing your motorhome pull in again soon

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We went away for five days and four nights and stayed in a beautifully maintained cabin near the jumping pillow. We spent nearly whole time at the welcome stranger and had a wonderful time and constantly was doing things and enjoying the park. Our kids entered coloring competition and guessing Easter eggs competition and won prizes so they were so happy. We played mini golf and tennis and every day was in spa or pool. Staff were so friendly and accommodating. The kids club was great and they put on a disco for kids so we had moments to relax as adults. There is a coffee van that was very popular with all of us too. Cant wait to go back again.

Room Tip: The cabins near jumping pillow have a balcony and we took a BBQ like a webber so we had everyday out on balcony watching or playing with kids. HIGHLY RECOMMEND
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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WattsHolidayParks, Manager at Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

We are so glad that you spent your Easter break with us, Sarah A and that your family enjoyed the park and extra Easter activities that we put on. We have shared just some of the fun photos on Trip Advisor so these may bring back some happy memories for you.

We hope that you will return next Easter, if not sooner

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