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Canberra Hotel and The Stables Tea Room

The Canberra Hotel is an iconic, pioneering historic building, built as a hotel 12 years after the battle at the Eureka Stockade in 1866. Today, The Canberra has been fully refurbished in an art deco style that has revitalised this Ballarat gem.

It is a local historical landmark, centrally positioned with plenty of parking available on the north-east corner of the intersection of Creswick Road and Macarthur Street, close to Lake Wendouree and the city centre.

The hotel offers two apartments: the Prime Minister’s Suite and the Opposition Leader’s Suite. It provides boutique accommodation that is characterised by an intimate atmosphere and a distinctive style that is unique to Ballarat.

The Prime Minister’s Suite offers a King bedroom with en-suite and walk-in shower. The Queen bedroom and twin share a second bathroom with walk in shower a spacious living room and kitchenette.

The Opposition Leader’s Suite offers a spacious Queen sized bed with en-suite and tea/coffee facilities.

Downstairs, there is a refreshments salon and The Stables tea room, which operates as an intimate and unique special events and reception centre that has style and glamour.


812 Macarthur Street, Ballarat Central, VIC 3350Get directions


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.