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Cheapest month to stay with an average 47% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 144% rise in price.
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Best Ballarat hotels

Most recommended Ballarat hotels

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Oscars Hotel and Cafe Bar - Ballarat - Bedroom
Oscars Hotel and Cafe Bar
8.6 Very good
Ballarat Central$118+
Free Wi-Fi
Seymours On Lydiard - Ballarat - Bedroom
Seymours On Lydiard
8.2 Very good
Soldiers Hill$112+
Free Wi-Fi
The Provincial Ballarat
9.1 Wonderful
Ballarat Central$183+
Free Wi-Fi
Quality Inn Heritage on Lydiard
8.4 Very good
Ballarat Central$143+
Free Wi-Fi
Sovereign Hill Hotel
8 Very good
Golden Point$135+
Free Wi-Fi
Craig's Royal Hotel
8.5 Very good
Ballarat Central$114+
Free Wi-Fi
Ansonia on Lydiard
8.8 Very good
Ballarat Central$106+
Free Wi-Fi

Ballarat hotels near Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

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Mid City Ballarat - Ballarat - Bedroom
Mid City Ballarat
7.8 Good
Ballarat Central$108+
Free Wi-Fi
Bakery Hill Motel - Ballarat - Bedroom
Bakery Hill Motel
7.9 Good
Bakery Hill$91+
Free Wi-Fi
Quest Ballarat
8.5 Very good
Ballarat Central$152+
Free Wi-Fi

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When to book a hotel in Ballarat

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Top tips for finding Ballarat hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Ballarat, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Ballarat in August and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Ballarat if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Ballarat hotel.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Ballarat for 7 days.
  • If you want to be near Sovereign Hill, Ballarat’s biggest attraction, pick Sovereign Hill Hotel, a 4-star property built in the colonial style that is only a few steps from the site. Sovereign Hill is an open-air museum illustrating Ballarat from the 1850s, when it was a gold mining settlement.
  • Those who appreciate nature, calm surroundings and walks, select hotels in close proximity to Ballarat Botanical Gardens, which are located next to Lake Wendouree. The colourful gardens occupy an impressive area that is divided into sections, making it an ideal place for a relaxing day at any time of the year. You can also walk along Prime Ministers Avenue, which is lined with the bronze busts of all Australian Prime Ministers, or visit the Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial in the South Gardens. You can reach that area in 2 minutes via car from Bell Tower Inn, which is surrounded by gardens and features a pool and spa.
  • Lydiard Street is a popular spot in the centre of Ballarat where you can admire the architecture of historic, well-preserved buildings, such as Quality Inn The George Hotel, a 4-star hotel established at the end of the 19th century. While on historic Lydiard Street, visit the Art Gallery of Ballarat, which has a rich collection of regional and contemporary art as well as temporary exhibitions.
  • Those who enjoy cycling, jogging or hiking, pick hotels in close proximity to Black Hill Reserve such as Seymours On Lydiard, a stylish 4-star hotel in the city centre. Black Hill Reserve includes historic mines, a Mountain Bike Park and a lookout point from which you can take in the scenery and see Ballarat in its entirety. There are separate walking and bike tracks ranging in difficulty as well as seating areas with picnic tables.

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