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Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn offers a variety of accommodations options including self-contained apartments, queen suites and family rooms. It features an heated indoor pool, tennis court, free parking and WiFi. Guests can enjoy a free continental breakfast basket all through their stay; not catering for special dietary requirements All accommodations includes an private bathroom, tea/coffee making facilities, heating and cooling. The apartments feature a lounge area, full kitchen and laundry facilities. Each room includes free in-house movies and in-room delivery room service with limited operating times. The Colonial Motor Inn Ballarat is 3 minutes' drive from Kryal Castle, 5 minutes' drive from Ballarat Wildlife Park and 15 minutes' drive from Sovereign Hill and Ballarat Botanic Gardens and Lake Wendouree. Corporate events or wedding services are available on-site.

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Property highlights

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
3 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 2:
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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  • Regina
    Australia Australia
    We were very happy with the room, going value for the price. Clean, best shower on our trip, bonus a complimentary breakfast and the restaurant could not fault our lunch or dinner. Staff were lovely.
  • Peter
    Australia Australia
    I arrived late and Albert from reception waited for me. I was also lost in Ballarat and over the phone he kindly guided me to the motel.
  • Vivienne
    Australia Australia
    Lovely staff. I accidentally left some items there and they were so prompt in following it up. Easy communication. Room had everything I needed and was clean. Excellent value for money. There is a restaurant next door, and several places offer...

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Ballarat Provedore
    • Cuisine

Amenities of Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Picnic area
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Tennis equipment
  • Mini golf
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Electric blankets
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 25 per child, per night
Crib upon request
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 25 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash is not accepted Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Full payment is payable on the date of check in and a damage deposit may be requested. Please advise in advance if you require an alternative payment option. For further information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that reception hours are 09:00 until 19:00 every day. If reception is unattended, guests can use the check in system for key collection located near reception.

Please note that the indoor heated swimming pool's opening hours may vary.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn

  • Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Tennis court
    • Mini golf
    • Swimming pool
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tennis equipment

  • Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • Ballarat Provedore

  • Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn is 3.7 miles from the center of Ballarat. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn include:

    • Suite
    • Apartment
    • Triple
    • Villa

  • Check-in at Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.