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Craig's Royal Hotel

Craig's Royal Hotel, Ballarat
4 stars

Craig's Royal Hotel was built in 1853 and stands as a grand architectural monument to Ballarat's rich gold mining history.

This iconic hotel features 41 boutique rooms which are beautifully furnished and individually decorated, ensuring that no two rooms are the same. This elegant accommodation includes luxury bedding, air-conditioning, Foxtel TV, marble bathrooms and luxurious amenities from L'Occitane of France. Room service meals are available.

While staying at Craig's Royal Hotel, guests have a choice of dining options which feature gourmet ingredients with an emphasis on fresh regional produce. The Gallery Bistro is situated in the historic glass roof conservatory offering informal dining daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Craig's Cafe serves premium coffee with delicious meals and snacks, and includes a larder where you can purchase special gourmet products to take home. The Foyer Lounge is perfect for relaxing drinks or pre-dinner cocktails. Craig's Bar is a legendary establishment where you can soak up the atmosphere while enjoying boutique and imported beers, famous cocktails and spirits. And for a truly elegant experience, there is high tea every Sunday afternoon.

As one of Victoria's finest heritage hotels, Craig's Royal Hotel has been host to celebrities, prime ministers and royalty during its long history.

The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Ballarat, just across the road from Her Majesty's Theatre. It's the ideal base from which to rediscover the city's fascinating gold history and the many attractions of the Ballarat region.

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  2. Property features

    • Restaurant on-site
    • Wi-Fi internet

Craig's Royal Hotel