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Miner’s Retreat Motel


Located approximately one kilometre off the Western Highway in the historic precinct of The Eureka Rebellion, the Miner’s Retreat Motel offers quiet, peaceful accommodation with spacious gardens.

The Motel is ideally located, only metres away from the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, within walking distance to the Ballarat Wildlife Park and Mt Xavier Gold Club, only a few minutes drive to Sovereign Hill, Kryal Castle and the Ballarat CBD.

The Motel features four self-contained two bedroom-cabins that comfortably sleep eight, along with 20 quiet motel rooms. A good mixture of accommodation options, public transport available from the motel, easy access and most other facilities make the Miner’s Retreat Motel an ideal place for travellers and family getaway.

Coaches and tour groups are welcome and improved access to the Motel is provided for buses. Breakfast catering is available for tours and coaches as well as package deals. Families can benefit from the spacious settings of the Miner’s Retreat Motel with barbecue, launderette and heated pool all within walking distance of the Motel.


604-610 Eureka Street, Ballarat, 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.