Hotels in Ballarat
Situated 100km from Melbourne, Ballarat is Victoria's largest inland city.
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Famous for being the site of the world's largest deposit of alluvial gold, Ballarat has a rich and fascinating past. Visitors staying at hotels in Ballarat can explore the legacy of the gold rush and try their luck by panning for gold. Discover the city's Victorian and Edwardian architecture, its excellent restaurants and bars, and immerse yourself in its laid-back atmosphere.
Visitors with a love of art can take a tour of the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Australia's oldest and largest regional gallery. Wander through the city's beautifully landscaped parks, or enjoy a spot of window shopping in a range of boutique stores. Discover Ballarat's history by taking one of the heritage walking trails, or visit the surrounding wineries and sample the area's best chardonnay and pinot noir.