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Barkly Motorlodge - Ballarat

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43 Main Road, Ballarat, Australia, 3350  show map
 3 stars
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Barkly Motorlodge - Ballarat

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness centre

TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Overview

Offering contemporary rooms, the comfortable Barkly Motorlodge is located only 2.2 km from Ballarat Wildlife Park. Barkly Motorlodge was opened in 1996.

The hotel is placed 15 minutes' walk from The Gold Museum. The city center is 5 km away from the hotel.

This hotel is ideally based near a botanical garden and hills.

Ballarat train station is nearby. Barkly Motorlodge is 75 km away from Avalon airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 25 rooms equipped with individual climate control, a minibar, cable TV, a laptop safe and a writing desk. In-room self-catering facilities include an electric kettle and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Guests can savor tea and coffee in the lounge bar. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Golden Crown Ballarat and Tandoori Oven are about 100 meters from the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Barkly Motorlodge offers a business center and a photocopier to satisfy the needs of business guests.

Relax

Guests will enjoy using a spa centre and a Jacuzzi available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   25.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Jacuzzi

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

43 Main Road, Ballarat, Australia, 3350

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Airports
  • Avalon (AVV)
    46.5 mi
  • Ararat (ARY)
    51.4 mi
Train
  • Ballarat Train Station
    3300 ft
Restaurants
  • Golden Crown Ballarat (cuisine: Chinese)
    200 ft
  • Cake (cafe) (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    25

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Rooms and availability

Barkly Motorlodge photos Room
Superior Queen Room Spa Bath
  • Room size:

    240 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This spacious, air conditioned room features a spa bath. For entertainment there is a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Enjoy a drink from the mini bar. This room has no capacity for additional guests.

Barkly Motorlodge photos Room
Executive Queen Room Spa Bath
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This spacious, air conditioned room features a spa bath. There is a separate seating area fitted with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Enjoy a drink from the mini bar. This room has no capacity for additional guests.

Barkly Motorlodge photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This air conditioned room includes a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The bathroom offers a shower over bath and free toiletries. Guests can also enjoy a mini bar. Please note that the rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Barkly Motorlodge photos Room
Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This triple room features a cable TV, electric kettle and minibar.

Barkly Motorlodge photos Room
Standard Queen Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This air conditioned room includes a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The bathroom offers a shower over bath and free toiletries. Guests can also enjoy a mini bar.

Barkly Motorlodge Location

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Local attractions

  • St Patrick\'s Cathedral4600 ft
    3 Lyons St S
  • Arch of Victory2.3 mi
    Ballarat Burrumbeet Road
  • Creswick Market10.0 mi
    19-21 Victoria Street
  • Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka4800 ft
    102 Stawell Street South Enter next to Eureka Pool and drive down to carpark
  • Ballarat Botanical Gardens2.8 mi
    Gillies Street

Near the hotel

  • Her Majesty's Theatre2900 ft
    17 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat
  • Art Gallery of Ballarat3000 ft
    40 Lydiard St N
  • Black Hill Lookout3600 ft
    Black Hill Lookout rd
  • Lydiard Street2900 ft
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350Australia
  • The Gold Museum3400 ft
    Bradshaw Street
  • Sovereign Hill4400 ft
    Bradshaw Street

Restaurants nearby

  • Golden Crown Ballarat200 ft

    Address: 101 Main Rd

    62% likes this, based on 8 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

  • zaragosa1000 ft

    Address: 71 victoria street
    Phone: 53331435

    70% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish

  • Open Pantry1000 ft

    Address: 22 Main Road

    82% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

  • Cake (cafe)700 ft

    Address: Main Road

    61% likes this, based on 25 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • The Main Bar1000 ft

    Address: Main Road

    83% likes this, based on 30 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    25

Hotel Awards

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Barkly Motorlodge Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Barkly Motorlodge

8.0
FabulousBased on215 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.0
Rooms
4.0
Service
9.0
Dining
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Jude
    March  2018
    7.6

    The rooms are functional - the bed too hard, shower over bath a bit of a problem accessibility wise but the food - FANTASTIC! Have eaten here two nights in a row and will be back again for the third tomorrow before we leave. A gem of a restaurant, great staff, lovely table settings and great, reasonably priced food.

    The restaurant, staff and food.

    The rooms are a bit dated.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Freshly decorated so items and carpet clean. Close to amenities and city centre

    We asked to be given an 'off the street' room as wanted a quiet night. No trouble and the staff were obliging.....not to say that the 'on the street' room was noisy....as it had double glazing (we didnt want to take the risk)

  • Single
    6.6

    Rooms 17-21 are about 3M from a main road which is also a main truck route. If you like being woken up around 4.30AM then it's fine! These rooms need double glazing to block out the noise - otherwise mostly OK except for the bed which was past its use by date. Restaurant meals are very good and also well priced.

  • Single
    8.8

    Clean,friendly, helpful staff, near t where I needed to go.

    More care taken by room staff as I had to ask for soap.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    It was too noisy, there was a group of girls basketballers staying on the same floor as myself, for 2 nights they were running up and down the hallway, yelling at each other and whatever else they were doing, the 1st night I could not sleep until 2.45am the next morning, the second night they made a lot of rowdy noises coming back to the motel at 5.30am, so I was not impressed, and neither were my friends. I don't think we (my friends and I), will be coming back to this place as there were 4 rooms booked for the 3 nights.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The wonderful service and beautiful room and lovely food.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Staff were very friendly and accommodating. The room was extremely comfortable, and the meals were delicious.

    The lavatory was difficult to access due to the spa bath taking up a lot of room. Also, with no curtain or screen on the shower, the floor got very wet.

  • Single
    7.4

    Location, hot toast for breakfast - you don't often get it in Hotels, so it was very much appreciated.

    When I was booking in and I was by myself the man on reception said he would change my room and I ended up with a Double Bed obviously instead of Queen (friends have stayed there before). I thought this room may have been cheaper, however, it cost me exactly the same as if I was in a Queen Room. I was not on a pleasure trip I was putting my mother into high care in an Aged Care Facility and I wasn't in the mood for discussion, so I just paid my bill and left, I just felt disappointed that I would have to discuss but certainly not worth a complaint, just something they should keep in mind for future solo travellers.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    This is the third time i have stayed at the Barkly and i have always felt the staff have been very courtious and a place that i have felt safe as all instances i have been travelling with a young person with special needs and am usually exhausted when i book in .

  • Single
    7.4

    The room was clean and tidy, and spacious. Wi fi access. Great breakfast severed to you room.

    I would nice to have Wi-fi instructions in the room rather than contacting the desk. Unfortunately the person in the room next door continued to smoking with the door open despite having notified the hotel staff. I prefer a non smoking hotel to enforce this.

  • Single
    7.4

    It's a low-key hotel, but the staff are efficient and friendly. Rooms are clean and comfortable, with mini bar. It's a short 5 minute walk to the town centre, but not much there! Visit the Wildlife Park where the 'roos are wandering free all around you.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Managers approach to arriving late

  • Single
    7.8

    The room was large and very quiet. It also had a fridge with a mini bar, although not extensive, snacks and drinks that were good. It was a short walk to some of the shops and a longer one to the main shopping area. It was also a reasonable driving distance to Sovereign Hill.

    The mini bar did not include any wine, only beer. A choice of a local white would have been nice. All rooms are on the first floor with no lift and as I have arthritis in my knees it made coming and going more painful for me. It had air conditioning but I think an overhead fan would save energy and be quite adequate, especially for overnight on those very hot nights.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    It was very central. The room was clean. The heater/air conditioner worked great. Staff were friendly. The rooms were a credit to the cleaners. Enjoyed our stay well done.

    The shower was above a bath. Might be a struggle for an older person. Maybe a toaster and microwave would be handy.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Central location.

    Extremely noisy neighbours in Room 8 who kept us awake half the night. Seems to have paper thin walls as we could hear everything they were talking about.

How to reach hotel

hotel Barkly Motorlodge - Ballarat Ballarat location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

43 Main Road, Ballarat, Australia, 3350

Get directions
Airports
  • Avalon (AVV)
    46.5 mi
  • Ararat (ARY)
    51.4 mi
Train
  • Ballarat Train Station
    3300 ft
Restaurants
  • Golden Crown Ballarat (cuisine: Chinese)
    200 ft
  • Cake (cafe) (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    25

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBallaratBarkly Motorlodge

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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