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The Ansonia on Lydiard

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first contact when we booked in was Bryn, who welcomed us and made us feel right at home and could not have been more helpful as were all the staff we had contact with. Our room was lovely and comfortable with all the amenities required. The outdoor space was also great to sit and relax. Would stay here again...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This small hotel is located on one of the main streets on Ballarat's CBD, close to cafes and restaurants. It's a historic building with an internal glass-roofed causeway, large rooms with high ceilings and large bathrooms - al of which were immaculately clean and well presented. We asked if we could have a drink in the rear courtyard with a...

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Thank t0markett0market
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Comfortable beds in great position in town. Rooms were spacious and had lots of character. Did not eat at restaurant, lots of local options in close proximity. Lovely heritage street- would stay here again

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Thank mikesview
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We stayed here to experience the character of old Ballarat but found no character only old! No bedside clock, only one bedside lamp and a double bed of strange design. Every time I walked around the bed I knocked my knee painfully on the wooden exposed corner of the bed. Bathroom had a peculiar wooden shelf extending along the bathroom...

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2Thank Paul J
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stayed at the Ansonia with another couple on a recent trip to Ballarat and had a very pleasant stay. Bryn, greeted us warmly at reception and gave us helpful advice where to eat in Ballarat. The two rooms were well appointed, quality bedlinen and towels, but the highlight was the atrium and garden room where we could relax and...

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Thank Larysa H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We stayed here a couple of times 20 years ago and had warm memories so revisited this week. Nothing has changed, even the same prints over the beds! The beds themselves were very comfortable with good linen and the hotel is in a lovely converted building. However, we were opposite the guest lounge where a very noisy group played board...

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Thank annek3040
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Man on reception was very helpful regarding parking and our first floor room was very clean and nicely but plainly decorated. Kind of a strange old gold rush era building but nice enough. We were in town for the Archibald Exhibition just a short walk away. Plenty of restaurants to choose from also within walking distance. Other attractions a short...

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Thank ausrose
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I just happened to call this property for a reservation. I greeted the lady asking how she is, and she wasn't bothered to ask back! That's alright. When I was explaining her my requirement, she just hung up saying "hey don't sell me anything" Stay away from this property, which doesn't understand basic hospitality. Disgusting!

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3Thank Bluekumar
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight for THE ARCHIBALD art exhibition. The hotel is central in the town and the room was good .we booked the room through Bookings. com for $145 but when we checked in the manager tried to charge us $160 so beware. Also there was used coffee cup and papers on the table in the conservatory area when we...

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1Thank Keith G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Upon arrival at reception for a two day stay, we had the misfortune to be met with what I can only suggest was a disgruntled staff member on reception. After asking in regard to local parking, he became irate and abusive, told us to go somewhere else, which we did, including following us out into the street still yelling at...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ansonia on Lydiard ia a B&B style Hotel set in a heritage building in the heart of Ballarat. A unique & tranquil setting suited to couples friends & corporate travellers. This property isn't suited to children under 8 yrs walking distance to restaurants,gallery's,shops,theatre/cinema perfect central location Guest lounge,open fire,sunny Atrium.Central to all tourist attractions in Ballarat ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ansonia on Lydiard

Address: 32 Lydiard St S, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Price Range: $153 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Ansonia on Lydiard 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Ansonia On Lydiard Ballarat
The Ansonia On Lydiard Ballarat, Victoria
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#10 Business Hotel in Ballarat
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“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulJ31, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“avoid rooms near the front door, reception desk and guest lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles annek3040, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We booked a bottom of the range room for a very good price which for one night was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles ausrose, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor so no stairs to climb”
 of 5 bubbles MarieChrisMills, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I had a room on the ground floor”
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