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Ballarat, Australia
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158 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed one night. They had off street parking and are situated in a quiet area. They have a breakfast menu and evening meal menu, both are room service. Microwave, kettle toaster and some tea, coffee and super are provided.

Thank Baz555
Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Each time we travel to Geelong we stay at Budget on the Lake. We have never been disappointed. It is close to the town and alongside the Lake, which is worth spending the time to walk around. Staff very helpful,room cosy and comfortable, breakfast good value.

Thank Hilary G G
lenwin, Owner at Budget on the Lake, responded to this review

I am so glade that you liked the motel and keep coming back. Budget on the Lake is dedicated to keeping a good clean and comfortable motel More 

Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Decided to stay at this Motor Inn for the Ansett anniversary. Writing this review only because of viewing the last couple of negative reviews this Motor Inn received. Would like to support them by saying we got a really good deal for an overnight stay. Very clean. OK, so it is not up there with the updated furnishings, but everything... More 

Thank 508Barb
lenwin, Owner at Budget on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for the really nice words. This was much appreciated. Thank you so much for the Idea as well with the brekky pack and will defiantly look at implementing this. We hope to see you again More 

Wagga Wagga, Australia
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70 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were given the contact details of this motel by the local tourist info people. We were travelling with our pet border collie pup, so needed 'pet-friendly' accommodation. The room was reasonably spacious and of the standard you would normally expect of budget accommodation - quite good. Location is just a short walk from the local lake (about 3 mins)... More 

Thank gm256
lenwin, Owner at Budget on the Lake, responded to this review

I am glade you liked the room and your stay. There are 2 pet friendly motels in Hamilton nether of witch allow pet in our rooms. but both are the only ones in town that let pets on the property and there is a covered veranda around the motel for shelter for the dog, this is where we get pet... More 

Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Lovely little motel about a 5 minute walk from town and right by the lake. Front desk was friendly and helpful. The rooms were much more modern than I had expected. Very clean and exceeded expectations.

Thank No12345122
lenwin, Owner at Budget on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kinds comments. we try very hard to give our customers the best experience we can. I'm so glade we did this for you More 

Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Reception ok, room itself was clean & tidy but below par for the price. Location convenient to our needs. Central to Hamilton and easy access to everything. Room cabinetry in need of an upgrade. Parking in front of our room was a tight fit for our 4 wheel drive vehicle.

1 Thank Liz L
Geelong, Australia
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Great little Motel on Lake Hamilton stayed one night for a Rowing Regatta on the lake. Well positioned, easy walk to lake, about 800m to town centre. Clean and comfortable. Free and Fast WiFi. Would definitely stay here on a return visit

Thank MCKnK8
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84 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Situated off the main road so it was easy to get a peaceful night's sleep. The room was comfortable, clean and the a/c worked well which was great news on such a cold night. Provide an evening meal service as well as breakfast. It was greatly appreciated when we found the need for a bottle opener and the owner was... More 

Thank jmjj3523
Bendigo, Australia
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65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This budget room was comfortable with plenty of space, pleasant owner, room in good condition and clean. Offered breakfast & evening meal in your room and, also, offered a packed lunch. Handy to the main street. Ground floor accommodation with parking at your door.

Thank Crawford M
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144 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We booked to stay here as we were attending a dog show. They were happy to have the dogs stay but not in the rooms which was fine. We had the family room. This was the usual motel room plus another bedroom with 2 beds. This gave 3 adults plenty of room. There was even a dining table with 4... More 

Thank Aussie059

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Budget on the Lake

Address: 2 Riley Street, Hamilton, Victoria 3300, Australia (Formerly Lenwin On The Lake Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Hamilton
Price Range: $108 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Budget on the Lake 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Quiet motel, but don't take your dog if you expect him to be allowed into your room”
 of 5 bubbles gm256, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Motel convenient to Hamilton CBD”
 of 5 bubbles 284lizl, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are in a great location!”
 of 5 bubbles 99Britt99, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
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