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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for somewhere different to stay when visiting Ballarat then this is it! Well set up room - comfortable bed - good bathroom. In the evening you can wander the grounds - you have the place to yourself. No food available in the evening but I would suggest a visit to the nearby Wallace Hotel - great...

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and 5 star rating, Andrew. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed the unique experience at Kryal Castle. Thank you once again and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I needed an over night getaway and my wife was looking for "something different". She booked the accommodation for Kryle Castle on line and we drove up from Melbourne. The main roadside sign directed us to Kryal Castle and we did see the sign at the Main Entrance that pointed us to drive further right along the...

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

May I start by apologising, Shintaro, about the difficulties you had in finding the location of the castle's accommodation suites in the dark. It was very good of you to provide us with the details of your experience and I have raised these with our new General Manager, who has recently come on board since the ownership of Kryal Castle...

Geelong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 couples made use of this package and we all enjoyed our evening and stay. We arrived early enough to explore the park before the show. Having been several times over several years, unfortunately there is not much to see or do these days. There was once several rooms to browse museum like things, old medical room, antiques etc. These...

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Kryal Castle, Mel. It was wonderful to hear that you and your friends had experienced so many of our offerings, including a Murder Mystery dinner & show and a stay in a castle suite. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed the Murder Mystery evening and overnight stay. Having...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I did the murder mystery night on Sat 25.2.17, it was ok, the murder show was good, except my husband is mobility impaired and had trouble climbing the stairs which the created a great deal of pain for him, I don't remember seeing any warnings about people with mobility issues, due to this the night was marred...

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us, Helen. We do appreciate your feedback and will take it into consideration, especially regarding information provided before the evening. Thank you very much once again.

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Kryal Castle is a unique place to stay, wandering around the grounds and checking out all the medieval attractions is a must do. Easy to find, some areas are being upgraded - otherwise well maintained. Rooms were clean and tidy! Great place to stay

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of your stay and play at Kryal Castle, Stuj91. We're so pleased you enjoyed a day of Medieval adventure and that you also had a comfortable overnight stay in one of our Castle Suites. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again soon.

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The current state of the castle needs some work, small attention to detail such as new flags needed. We attended the medieval banquet and the food and performance were phenomenal, would recommend to everyone of any age.

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, Colleen. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time at Kryal Castle's Medieval Feast recently. With the recent change over of our ownership group, we are excited by the positive ideas plans for the future of Kryal Castle. We appreciate your feedback.

Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stayed at Kryal Castle for 3 nights. Had a huge King bed that was so comfy.The room was big. We had a microwave and toaster in the room. Huge, huge bathroom with lovely hot showers and beautiful views over Ballarat. Went to a dinner/murder mystery night, which was lots of fun going around the castle even though it was freezing,...

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent 3 night stay in the Kryal Castle suites, theports. The rooms certainly are cosy and comfortable, and allow you to control your own heating which is very important on cold Ballarat nights (as you mentioned)! Thank you once again and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back...

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Entertainment and game was great. Actors where always in character and entertaining. Everything else pretty poor unfortunately. Food was equivalent to an RSL meal, and not enough for the table. Service staff where inexperienced and flustered at times.

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback on the Murder Mystery night. We're so pleased to hear you had an enjoyable time but have noted your comments regarding the meal. We have a new ownership group as of last week and some new food and beverage team members. We're looking at some positive and exciting changes ahead. You feedback will...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived to stay for 2 nights but the weather didn't permit us to explore the castle. This amazing couple Kristy and Mark at the reception was so wonderful, helpful and cooperative! (And of course Paul too) They really are an asset to the hotel and words fail to express how wonderful they are! We will definitely be back!

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience at Kryal Castle with us, DrSMK123. We were so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and our team who take a lot of pride in their work. It is a pity that we can't control the weather though. We look forward to seeing you again for another stay soon....

London
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Loads to do during the day and sleeping over at the castle is just such an amazing experience. Jousting, shows, shops, food, maze, exhibits - so much to do. Our overnight sleepover was so magical - you stay in the castle grounds so you are able to see the animals and run around the maze in the dark - you...

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KryalCastle1, Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review of Kryal Castle. It is pleasing to read you feel like Royal Owners as our aim is just that. Our program certainly aims to keep you entertained around the castle whilst still giving you time to enjoy the additional programming on offer. Our Maze is certainly popular with many of our visitors I look forward to...

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Following a major redevelopment, and reopening in March 2013, Kryal Castle is Australia's only medieval adventure park, and recreates a legendary land of myths and medieval adventure with knights, dragons, wizards, kings, queens, princesses and fairies. Within the Castle walls is a medieval town of activities, where visitors feel as if they have entered a unique and magical place! Witness daring jousting contests, venture down into the creepy Torture Dungeon or wander through the grounds and gardens exploring the Knight's Round Table Tower, the Maze, Dragon's Labyrinth, Village Traders, Bravehearts Playground, Wizards Workroom, Jesters Theatre and so much more. Buy sweets from the Tooth Fairy Lolly Shop, and if you can't resist the lure of this fascinating period try on an outfit at the King's Britches Costume Emporium and take a picture of your medieval self. To extend the adventure, visitors can continue with a night in one of the Castle's 17 luxury suites, which beautifully capture the glory and mystery of times past, with stunning hand woven European tapestries, yet are as modern and as well equipped as any lord or lady would want. Perfect for romantic getaways or fun family adventures staying in the heart of the action! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kryal Castle

Address: 121 Forbes Road | Leigh Creek, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $124 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kryal Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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