Top 4 Stayz Accommodations In Ballarat, Australia

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Australia has a number of must-see locations for visitors, some of which can still be considered relatively off the beaten path for those who know just the major cities as places to visit. The city of Ballarat definitely falls into that category. Ballarat is perched on the Yarrowee River in Victoria as part of the Central Highlands district, and has a special place in Australian history as a major point of the nation’s gold rush in the mid 1800’s as well as being a part of military efforts in World War II and hosting an event in the 1956 Summer Olympics. Today, Ballarat is a charming city that draws over two million tourists a year. For those interested in visiting Ballarat, Australia, here’s a choice list of Stayz accommodations that will certainly add more quality to your stay.

1. The affordable Cardigan Cottage (from USD 105)

This vacation rental affords those who stay here a tremendous view of Lake Wendouree, one of the highlights of Ballarat itself. Cardigan Cottage has a nice layout for travelers, with three bedrooms and one bathroom available to accommodate six guests. For families with small children, the hosts can supply a cot if requested in advance. The amenities on hand here include wireless internet access, a fireplace, and television.

140 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cheers richard
happy with the property, the double bed in the second room definitely needs to be replaced though, we were two couples staying and our friends had to sleep in the single beds as the bed near the ki...
great location, comfortable beds, had everything we needed for a family of 5
the cottage was perfect for a winter stay - lovely cosy rooms, great heating and well-equipped in every way
the kitchen definitely needs a couple of good size oven proof casserole dishes for microwave re heating, this was the only notable minus point for our stay at cardigan cottage
spotless clean cottage, very nice
great location the house is clean and comfortable
lovely cottage with comfy beds , comfy couch, perfectly clean, and great location
everything was good, and we had everything we needed to make it enjoyable, thanks traci
property was cosy, clean and well located
the owner was prompt & accomodating to communicate with
pet friendly with a secure backyard
spacious, warm, suitable for a well behaved dog and whole family
thanks traci and david for your contentious hospitality
property was well maintained and all we needed
a stones throw away from the lake and easy walking distance to the town
lots of local cafes close to the cottage
easy walk to lake wendouree
cottage finished to a high level of comfort and style in a quiet location just 1 street from the beautiful lake and a 2 minute drive or 15 minute walk into ballarat city centre
beautifully appointed older style cottage within a very short walk of the lake
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2. A trendy miners cottage (from USD 88)

Ballarat still honors its frontier-styled beginnings, and this vacation rental takes its design influence from miner’s cottages in the past. To that end, travelers will find their stay here to be charming with a décor that is dominated by vibrant wall art and comfortable furnishings. The cottage can accommodate up to six guests between three bedrooms and one bathroom. Amenities that are offered by the host include a fireplace, television and wireless internet access.

139 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely little cottage with all the modern conveniences you could want
it is clean and comfortable and has everything you need and in a great location
it had everything we needed and more
the cottage is the perfect home away from home :)
however, while most cooking items were provided, the dishes had not been properly cleaned, presumably by prior occupants
great house! spacious rooms, top location, nicely decorated
well equipped and clean
the house was warm, comfortable, neat and clean
the cottage was lovely and comfortable
lovely miners cottage with central heating in great location
really nice house, great for a family group
tony was also super accommodating when i left an item in the house and had it returned to me very quickly
was good to have some toys for our 4 year old
would love to stay again
thanks heaps for having us!
awesome cottage in a great location
great location, close to the city centre and sovereign hill
perfect house, everything you need and only a short walk to the pub
everything was great especially the location, walking distance to the shops & sovereign hill, nice little pub on the corner
everything perfect lovely house well kept
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3. A cozy town house (from USD 107)

This vacation rental is in one of Ballarat’s southern suburbs, less than 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the Yarrowee Plantation. The home is cozy but inviting and able to accommodate up to six guests with three bedrooms and one bathroom for their usage. Guests staying here will be able to take advantage of amenities such as a hot tub, wireless internet access and a washer and dryer for laundry needs.

71 reviews
townhome 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has all you need in the kitchen to make quite and easy meals
beautiful, comfortable, fully equipped kitchen for self-catering, on edge of town
it is a 5 - 7 minute traffic-free drive to everything in the heart of ballarat
there are two x toilets (one by itself & one in the bathroom) and the shower is big and there is also a spa bath
the house has all of the essentials for a comfortable and pleasant stay
lovely and clean
the place was very clean and very reasonably priced
every thing at hand
minard house is very comfortable, exceptionally clean and well equipped
the property had everything for a big family
communication was great with the owner and very prompt
friendly and welcoming
netflix made for a great movie night
tamara is very accomodating and responsive to guests requests
well maintained and close to most of the attractions
quick easy neat
location is great
it is located in a quiet area and close enough to handy amenities/shops
the rental is located close to shops and bus stops into town, its cleanand quiet
the home was nice and cosy and in a nice quiet neighbourhood, yet still close to the shops
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4. A lovely renovated cottage

For those looking to take in the landscape of Ballarat from an elevated point of view, this vacation rental fits the bill succinctly. Trethowan Cottage is situated on a hill that isn’t too far from the downtown area as well as Sovereign Hill and Ballarat Observatory. The décor in the cottage has modern elements combined with some rustic elements that harken back to the town’s beginnings. It can accommodate up to five guests with two bedrooms and one bathroom along with a common lounge area. The amenities that can be found here include a fireplace, free parking on the premises and a fireplace.

6 Trethowan Street
29 reviews
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

What to expect while staying in Ballarat, Australia

The city of Ballarat, Australia is a treasured place in the nation’s history as a symbol of its hearty beginnings and a promising future. As one of the larger interior cities to be found in the country, Ballarat offers a sublime mixture of relaxation and bustling activity. For anyone who makes their way to Ballarat, Australia, the key thing to keep in mind that the city’s charms don’t just stop at its attractions. Any of these vacation rentals are a cinch to further display just how enjoyable of a time one can have in this bright spot of the county of Victoria.

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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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