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Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites
Great for families
4 out of 5
525 Main Road, Golden Point (Ballarat), VIC
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The price is Rs7,572 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4.7/5 Exceptional! (974 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Excellent friendly service at check in. Thank-you. Room was very clean, well presented and lovely updated bathroom. Comfy king sized bed. (Only issue was the tight car park, but something that can’t be easily rectified.) Would definitely stay again."

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2021

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Sovereign Park Motor Inn
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
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The price is Rs7,623 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
4.7/5 Exceptional! (611 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, games room, indoor tennis court
Travellers say...
"The room was really clean and the pool was outstanding"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2021

Sovereign Park Motor Inn
Craig's Royal Hotel
Great for families
4.7/5 Exceptional! (299 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"Lovely old hotel rich in history and in good location. Excellent quality menu in restaurant and big hot cooked breakfast. Staff helpful and friendly. Enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed on 24 Apr 2021

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Lake Inn Ballarat
4.5 out of 5
1317 Mair Street, Ballarat, VIC
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The price is Rs9,605 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4.6/5 Exceptional! (548 reviews)
Peaceful and Relaxing
"The hotel was close to the lake for a morning or afternoon walk. It was a 5min drive to town central for food and shopping. Excellent location and customer service"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2021

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Quest Ballarat
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
7-11 Dawson Street North, Ballarat, VIC
The price is Rs9,096 per night from 5 Nov to 5 Nov
4.6/5 Exceptional! (562 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"First experience with a Quest. I’m sold. Best hotel experience for a young family. No issues and just easy. Everything was clean and comfortable."

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2021

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BIG4 NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park
Great for families
The price is Rs6,200 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4.6/5 Exceptional! (332 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, games room, outdoor tennis court
Travellers say...
"No hot water in the morning"

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2021

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Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments on Webster
Great for families
4 out of 5
128 Webster Street, Lake Wendouree, VIC
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The price is Rs14,737 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4.6/5 Wonderful! (107 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, washer and dryer, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"The unit was perfect. The garage ok.The agent that i booked thru needs to address reading the whole message. I specifically asked for a ground floor but was given level 1 Not good for someone with bad arthritis. I rang Jade whom I have spoken too before and she was lovely. Jade fixed the problem. ..."

Reviewed on 19 May 2021

Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments on Webster
Comfort Inn & Suites City Views
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
101 Curtis Street, Bakery Hill, VIC
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The price is Rs7,782 per night from 3 Nov to 3 Nov
4.5/5 Wonderful! (313 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"- reception was friendly - spacious room"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2021

Comfort Inn & Suites City Views
Big4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park
Great for families
4 out of 5
56 Remembrance Drive, Cardigan, VIC
The price is Rs7,267 per night from 27 Oct to 27 Oct
4.5/5 Wonderful! (83 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kitchen, playground, games room
Travellers say...
"Place was nice and inviting. Staff were nice 2.00 check in, room wasn’t ready till almost 4.30 Waiting at the gate with a confused and irritated 6 year old got our stay off to a negative start The cabin we stayed in was not level so our the bed was on an angle, feet higher than our heads. Yes I had ..."

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

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Seymours on Lydiard
Great for families
4 out of 5
210 Seymour Street, Soldiers Hill, VIC
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The price is Rs6,098 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
4.5/5 Wonderful! (388 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Easy walking distance from the centre of town. Room comfortable."

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2021

Seymours on Lydiard
Sovereign Hill Hotel
3.5 out of 5
39-41 Magpie Street, Golden Point (Ballarat), VIC
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The price is Rs7,114 per night from 23 Oct to 23 Oct
4.3/5 Excellent! (457 reviews)
"Even though we only stayed 2 nights the room could have been replenished with more milk and tea bags and biscuits."

Reviewed on 9 May 2021

Sovereign Hill Hotel
Eureka Stockade Holiday Park
Great for families
3 out of 5
104 Stawell Street South, Ballarat East, VIC
4.2/5 Very Good! (436 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, playground, mini golf
Travellers say...
"The property was quiet, appropriate for its price bracket and had sufficient heating. Communication from the park was excellent and the amenities were clean and adequate."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2021

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Eureka Stockade Holiday Park
Sovereign Views Apartments
Great for families
4.1/5 Very Good! (212 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, games room, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Good location, everything I needed. I stayed in a studio near the lifts and it felt a little bit like living in a fish bowl - open for all to see but once I got over that it was fine. Very good value."

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2019

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Sovereign Views Apartments
Bell Tower Inn
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
1845 Sturt Street, Alfredton, VIC
The price is Rs8,385 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
4.1/5 Very Good! (511 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, bike rentals, laundry
Travellers say...
"It was a nice place for a stopover. Rooms were clean, offer breakfast and packed lunches . Will stay again if we are in town"

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2021

Bell Tower Inn
Peppinella Motel
Great for families
3 out of 5
102 Smythes Road, Delacombe, VIC
The price is Rs6,143 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4.1/5 Very Good! (205 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"location was good for us with friendly service"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2021

Peppinella Motel
Barkly Motorlodge
3 out of 5
43 Main Road, Bakery Hill, VIC
The price is Rs6,047 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4/5 Very Good! (523 reviews)
"Clean facility and friend staff"

Reviewed on 7 Jul 2021

Barkly Motorlodge
Eureka Lodge Motel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
119 Stawell Street South, Ballarat East, VIC
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The price is Rs5,631 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4/5 Very Good! (239 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Great check in procedure, accommodating us early as we were heading to Sovereign hill and didn’t know our return time. Room was clean and tidy, plenty of extra blankets and the heater was great on a really cold night."

Reviewed on 7 Jul 2021

Eureka Lodge Motel
Main Lead Ballarat Motel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
312 Main Road Vi 3350, Golden Point (Ballarat), VIC
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The price is Rs5,483 per night from 19 Nov to 19 Nov
4/5 Very Good! (572 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Lovely soft beds!! My daughter loved the indoor pool, perfect on a freezing winter day!"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2021

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Woodmans Hill Motel
2.5 out of 5
9503 Western Highway, Warrenheip, VIC
The price is Rs5,336 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4/5 Very Good! (70 reviews)
"Very nice"

Reviewed on 23 May 2021

Woodmans Hill Motel
Avenue Motel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1813 Sturt Street, Alfredton, VIC
The price is Rs5,888 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
3.6/5 Good! (475 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"Value for money. Owners very friendly and willing to please"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2021

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Where Should We Stay in Ballarat?

You might want to consider the historic destination of Ballarat if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The lake views, museums, and parks are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), which is located 46.4 mi (74.7 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Ballarat, you might want to consider one of the 36 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments on Webster - Offers in-room kitchens, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the comfy beds and central location at this 4-star apartment.

Comfort Inn Main Lead - Features an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. This 2.5-star motel is popular with guests for its central location.

Quest Ballarat - Offers free parking, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 4.5-star hotel.

Lake Inn Ballarat - Features an outdoor pool, free parking, and an outdoor tennis court. This 4.5-star campground is popular with guests for its central location.

When Should We Visit Ballarat?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Ballarat.

  • Hottest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average temperature of 75°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 41°F
  • Driest months: February, January, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, August, July, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.08 inches

What Should We See and Do in Ballarat?

Art Gallery of Ballarat and Gold Museum are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Ballarat. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Eureka Aquatic Center and Eureka Stadium.

Ballarat is also known for its:
  • Historical sites
  • Art
  • Museums
  • Gardens
  • Parks
  • Recreation options
  • Festivals
  • Rowing

Getting Around Ballarat

To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Ballarat Station. Ballarat may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

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