Weird and wonderful places to stay in Ballarat

It’s safe to say Ballarat is one of the only places in Australia where accommodation options range from a caravan to a castle. Here we give you a list of some of the more interesting spots to stay during your next visit.

1. Kryal Castle

Because who hasn’t dreamed of staying overnight in a castle? The castle offers 21 on-site suites – located right in the heart of the excitement and offering the utmost in comfort and convenience! Your chance to finally sleep like royalty!

2. Tuki

Immerse yourself in the stunning natural surrounds of the Tuki Farm while you stay in the quaint retreat-style cottages. Experience a fine-dining paddock-to-plate experience, and even test your skills fishing for your own piece of trout to cook for dinner.

3. Sovereign Hill Hotel

Stay right at the heart of the action with the excitement and intrigue of the gold-rush only metres from your doorstep! Sovereign Hill’s very own hotel makes the perfect base for families and couples wanting to explore Ballarat while staying only a stone’s throw away from this multi award-winning outdoor museum. 

4. Black Cat Truffles

Set on 20 peaceful acres, this truffiere will have you soaking up nature’s best. The accommodation on the farm is set amidst beautiful gardens so you can breathe in the fine country air. Visit the chooks, harvest your own fruit and veggies, or take a dip in the salt-water pool during the summer. Combine your visit with a truffle hunt during the autumn/winter season, and you have yourself a wonderful country stay.

5. Clifftop at Hepburn

These multi award-winning villas offer guests a truly effortless and serene experience. Overlooking some of the Hepburn region’s most stunning views, and with glamping also available, this is award-winning accommodation you have to feel to believe.