The largest city in Central Highlands, Australia is blessed with a rich cultural heritage reflective of the great Victorian era. The lovely city of Ballarat boasts of several interesting attractions that unfailingly draw in tourists, including the nostalgic town of Sovereign Hill where you can actually pan gold, witness street theater, and interact with costumed characters. Then there’s the legendary Kryal Castle, the historic Art Gallery of Ballarat, and the award-winning Wildlife Park. Indeed, there’s so much to see in this beautiful city. Staying over for a long weekend does sound like a fancy vacation plan for you and your loved ones. Check out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Ballarat, Australia for your next leisure or work travel.
Artisan cottage provides guests with a taste of the quintessential Ballarat living, starting from its beautiful Victorian design. It accommodates up to four guests and features two separate baths and a designer kitchen. Not all Airbnb vacation rentals in Ballarat are sustainably powered by solar energy, but this cottage is. Unique features include a mini library and a walk-in closet. Staying here will feel like living in a home away from home.
Top guest reviewsjohn’s cottage is comfortable and luxuriousbeds were lovely and with electric blankets lots of great pillows extra blankets and doona'sthe quaint cottage was well appointed and really comfortablewe slept on the most comfortable bed with the softest sheets i have ever experiencedalthough "old (1860's)" the cottage is totally modern extremely comfortable scrupulously clean with a marvellously artistic interior décorfrom cleanliness to super comfy bedsso clean and stylish - loved itclean warm and homy would recommend to everyonethe house is beautiful and cleanwonderful taste in everything squeaky clean and great smelling fluffy bed and bath towels
Host:john was a great hostthe host john is welcoming and very helpfuljohn was so helpfulwonderful hosts with great local knowledge and exceptional servicejohn is a lovely host and makes you feel at homeRead more reviewsperfect location to all ballarat has to offerneat & tidy in a good locationgreat location wonderful hostvery comfortable and close to all the tourist spots of ballaratgreat period space and location to ballarat centre
2. Elegant Ballarat Central home with full kitchen, spacious lounge, and a courtyard garden (from USD 136)
The House at No. 10 is nothing short of exquisite and elegant. Besides complete facilities, it offers delightful sceneries such as a courtyard garden with a rustic fountain and outdoor dining area. For a house that fits six guests, this Airbnb vacation rental is far from cluttered, thanks to its high ceilings, large French doors, and tastefully decorated fixtures and furniture. The host is, indeed, into thoughtful details. Plus, it is within walking distance to Lake Wendouree and several restaurants and cafes.
Top guest reviewsthe rooms were amazing and the couch comfyhad everything we needed and a piano room which was lovelybeautiful and clean and so much spacethe house was very clean and well stocked with essentialsbeautifully done and clean made our stay in ballarat perfectstylish clean brilliant location super comfy beds fabulous decor quality linen and furnishingsnicely renovated home with everything you need the house was very clean and in a great location
Host:alan was so accommodating and easy to communicate withalan is a fantastic host i recommend this home to anyone whom enjoys a little luxurybut don't tell everyone because i want to go back also excellent communication and super friendly hostRead more reviewsperfect location with shops within walking distanceit's location was also fantasticshort walk to the main street and lake - great locationthe location was great centrally located to all amenitiesperfect location close to sturt street easy to find
This Airbnb vacation rental has access to a balcony where you can quietly unwind anytime. It is tastefully decorated and regularly cleaned for comfortable stays. Its central location gives guests plenty of dining and entertainment options. Art precincts are within walking distance, too. All facilities - kitchen, wash area, and air-conditioned rooms - are provided.
Top guest reviewsit’s very spacious and made for an extremely comfortable and ‘homely’ staythe kitchen is wonderfully equipped with any utensils you could need all very neatly organized in drawersthe kitchen was very well equipped and cecilia had left some very thoughtful supplies for breakfastthanks cecilia for your lovely apartment which made such a great base for our time in ballaratthis is such a beautiful apartment cecilia went above and beyond to make sure we had a lovely timeclean spacious and beautifulreally comfortable self contained space and spotlessly cleanbeautifully clean and well presentedthe accomodation is modern and cleanwonderful place extremely clean and homely
Host:she was friendly and helpfulthe host was very kind and welcomingdelightful hosts friendly without being intrusivethis place was gorgeous host was lovely right there if we needed anything extracecilia was a great host and has a wonderful attention to detail her studioRead more reviewsgreat location walking distance to shops and restaurantsthe location was also great walking distance to shops and restaurantsbeautiful spacious apartment very close to central ballarat) it's very central and an easy walk to everythingalso the location is fantastic
Eureka Views sleeps six people, suitable for families and cliques. It’s a very cozy house that offers free continental breakfasts to fuel up your day. Like most Airbnb vacation rentals in Ballarat, Eureka Views is equipped with the basics - kitchen, laundry, lounge, parking, and even a pergola area for barbeque Sundays. It is situated in a quiet neighborhood and within close proximity to the renowned Sovereign Hill.
Top guest reviewsthe air conditioning was most appreciated given the heat during our staythe decor is divine with quality furniture linens and towels and the beds were amazingly comfortablebeds were great and heating worked well given the cold nightswe especially enjoyed the playstation and slept soundly in the sumptuous bedsjo’s cottage was wonderful to stay at we were very comfortable and at homevery clean and moderna very clean and comfortable staybeautiful clean house perfect for familiesclean warm & with thoughtful touchesgood communication fresh and nice sheets and clean bathroom
Host:outstanding host & accommodationjo is a wonderful hostjo was very helpful with our urgent phone callgreat place super helpful hostjo was very quick replying to our questions and was very welcoming and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location when visiting sovereign hill close to supermarketclose to everything and an easy trip to sovereign hillvery good location and great outlooklovely and central to the city as well we became very familiar with the location very quicklygreat location in ballarat east with very short drive to everywhere
Waking up to treetop views of the city is a luxury to enjoy when staying at this Airbnb vacation rental in Ballarat, Australia. It is spacious, bright, and warm even during winter, owing to its solar orientation. This two-bedroom, well-equipped apartment fits four guests comfortably. Guests love the friendly hosts just as much as they adore the historic surroundings of the apartment. It’s close to commercial establishments, too.
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable bed and beautiful viewlove the original features but the updated kitchen and flooring double glazed south-facing windows make it really liveablesuch a gorgeous apartment with a beautiful viewfantastic atmospheric apartment with amazing light and contains a bath and chefs kitchenlight-filled spacious apartment in a very interesting historic buildingvery clean and tidyvery clean nice personal touchesvery clean & comfortable apartmentapartment was clean & comfortableold apartment but nice and clean
Host:host is very responsivehosts are very friendlythe hosts are also lovely and very communicativevery easy check in host is very quick to answer any questionshost is very friendly and quick to respondRead more reviewsvery central location excellent placegreat location and cute deco apartmentgreat central apartment in the heart of towncomfortable well equiped and ideal locationfantastic location and well equipped kitchen
Rooftops on Lydiard is appropriate for big traveling groups, six guests maximum. You have the entire floor all to yourselves, you are free to move around as you please. It is located in the city center, right next to the iconic Ballarat Art Gallery so you practically don’t run out of places to explore. The modern minimalist design of this Airbnb vacation rental always leaves a good impression on guests. It features heated floors, hot tub, air conditioning, and Apple TV in addition to gorgeous city views and stylish interiors. The place follows strict cleaning and disinfecting protocols for increased health safety.
Top guest reviewsplenty of bathroom amenities coffee machine and great music systema great heater so its snug and warmwe used the fans and air conditioning to help with the stuffinessloved the main bathroom and the toasty gas heater in the lounge rooma stunning & incredibly cosy loft apartmentvery clean and newly renovatedvery modern and cleanthe apartment is beautiful sparkling clean and everything is therestylish clean and centralmarty’s place was amazing freshly renovated super clean and very stylish
Host:marty was the perfect hostmarty was a great hostmarty and rachel were wonderful at communicating and very understanding as hostsmarty was an excellent host who provided an easy check in and great local tipsmarty was a great host and very quick to respond to any queriesRead more reviewsgreat location and amazing apartmentgreat location and beautiful placeperfect location right in the middle of towngood location as near to many restaurantsso beautiful and close to everything
This Airbnb vacation rental in Errard Street North, featuring modern Australian art, is a favorite among leisure and corporate travelers. Lascelles Terraces is close to the central business district (even to Kryal Castle and Sovereign Hill), has free on-site parking, and offers an outdoor dining area for about eight guests. It is pet-friendly, too. Your fur babies can likewise enjoy the stunning Ballarat views and stay inside a luxurious air-conditioned apartment with modern kitchen and entertainment amenities (e.g., smart TV).
Top guest reviewscomfortable bed and sofathis place is oozing with quirkiness and charm it has everything you need for a comfortable staybeautifully furnished apartment with amazing coffee and breakfast literally across the road (the turret cafe)super stylish place super comfortable beds and lovely backyard gardenthank you and it's a beautiful apartment with a touch of modernityclean homely and stylishthe flat was very clean and comfortablesparkling clean and very stylishgreat communication no hassles clean and super stylishthe whole apartment was spotlessly clean which is a big factor for me
Host:outstanding stay with wonderful hostsmaryann david and martin were really helpfulthe hosts had lots of great tips and recommendations for eating outdavid and martin are wonderful hosts easy to communicate with and quick to respond to queries and needsthe hosts are very helpful with local tips etcRead more reviewsgreat house in a great locationexcellent location and cool ambiencegreat location fantastic atmosphere comfortable and relaxed and close to supermarket restaurantsgreat stylish accommodation within walking distance to ballarat city centrea beautiful property in a great location
This cozy apartment has a large open plan home design, beautifully curated to become vacation havens for couples. It is located in Ballarat Central with easy route access to major tourist attractions and shopping centers. This Airbnb vacation rental has a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, and a free parking area. Altogether, the open spaces, quiet neighborhood, and high-speed WiFi create a conducive atmosphere for relaxation or even for work productivity.
Top guest reviewswe very much enjoyed watching the tv (complete with netflix) from the comfortable king size bedaesthetically it looks stunning very comfortable modern & stylishsuch an amazing find beautiful apartment with its own netflix login which was a great little additionsuper clean and stylishnice modern and clean unitthe apartment was incredibly clean and comfortablesuper clean - am i am very fussyvery clean & comfortable apartment looking forward to my stay again next month :)
Host:amazing apartment hosts were incredibly hospitable and kindhosts communicated promptly and were helpful in every wayshane and leah were wonderful hostswe walked in and we were instantly impressed with everything the hosts have done hereleah and shane are generous hosts; their communication was exceptionalRead more reviewsgreat location amazing apartmentsuper handy location tooconvenient location and a great homely vibeconvenient location and easy check in processgreat location for a weekend getaway in ballarat
Casa Ballarat, a cozy family home, comfortably sleeps 10 guests. It is styled beautifully and equipped fully with all the necessities. It is newly renovated to cover more entertainment areas for social gatherings. This Airbnb vacation rental also boasts of a large open-space kitchen and an indoor wood fireplace. The ambience does get cozier with the fire on. Plus, this 1920 Spanish-inspired house lies within walking distance to Ballarat Central which makes exploring places easy.
Top guest reviewswe especially enjoyed the decor baths kitchen amenities and fireplacethe kitchen is also terrific for home mealsthe beds were very comfortablethe mud room has been a lifesaver as we went during winter and needed to dry offplenty of beds perfect for a familythe property was very clean and spaciousvery comfortable and cleanthe house was very clean on arrival and good quality linen providedthe house was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for our stayamazing facilities style cleanliness and space
Host:friendly hosts who were speedy with responseshost are awesome and have done an amazing job on this placefantastic property great hosts very informative and punctualbeautiful home and outstanding hoststhese were the best hosts i’ve ever had and were so pleasant to interact withRead more reviewsperfect location too so close to everythingperfect location in the heart of the citythe location was close to everything and many of ballarat’s top attractionssuperb house with a great locationit is beautifully renovated close to everything
Located in Ballarat Central, right above a quiet office space, this apartment offers guests comfortable stays either for work or vacation. This cozy and sunny Airbnb vacation rental is perfect for couples who wish to stay close to the central business district. Corporate travelers love the laptop-friendly spaces, convenient access to restos, fast WiFi connection, and secure parking. It has a kitchen, too, for those who favor homecooked meals.
Top guest reviewsbed was comfy and the entire space was great for my overnight staypro’s: friendly welcoming host great location excellent heater for the cold nightsexcellent stay again in comfortable and spacious apartmentclean and tidy placevery clean and comfortablethe unit is very clean and comfortablevery clean apartment nice touchesvery quiet clean and comfortable space
Host:vaughan is a great hostvaughan was a wonderful hostcharming place with great helpful hostvaughan was a great host and i enjoyed my stayeasy check in and host was very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location for exploring ballaratgreat location and great valuenice place with central location and covered car parkinggreat place well located and quietgreat value for money in a central ballarat location
Take pleasurable vacations when in Ballarat, Australia
Ballarat is a gorgeous city filled with cultural wonders meant to be enjoyed languidly. The historic scenes and interesting arts housed are meant to be experienced in their fullness. The same goes for the beautiful lakes and wildlife centers. So stay for a little while in Ballarat. Book Airbnb vacation rentals that suit your accommodation needs. Let the city take you back through the spirited Victorian period, if only for a day or two.
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