Check out our fav places to bunk up in Ballarat below. From shoe string to living the dream, we’ve got you covered. Want to go in one deeper? Find the complete list of accommodation options can be found at Visit Ballarat.
PITCH A TENT
Want to rock up to a tent pitched for you close to site? Rent-a-tent have you covered! They have pre-pitched tents available for the Friday and Saturday night. And did we mention the campsite is a stone’s throw away from the front gate? Noice. Head over to the Rent-a-tent website for more info and book now.
If you’ve got your own tent set up, you can grab a site at BIG4 Goldfields and BIG4 Windmill in Ballarat. Both BIG4’s are a 9 minute drive from Spilt Milk. They’ve also got cabins and a bunch of other accommodation options to scout.
Federation Uni has opened their doors for Spilt Milk and they have your entire squad covered. They have single rooms available or you can book out a whole unit of 10 rooms, cheap as chips! Check out their dedicated Spilt Milk offers here.
The Western Hotel is your best bet for budget backpacker accommodation. It’s a 15-minute walk from Ballarat CBD and a 20 minute walk to Victoria Park.
The Eastern Hotel Accommodation is a good budget option on the far side of the CBD. It’s a little further to Spilt Milk, but super close to public transport which can take you straight to Victoria Park.
If you’re looking to throw in with your mates, here are the best apartment options in Ballarat. Most of these are one- and two-bedroom apartments in the CBD, around a 9-minute bus trip to the entrance of Spilt Milk in Victoria Park.
- Ansonia on Lydiard
- Ballarat Premier Apartments
- Central City Motor Inn
- George Hotel Ballarat
- Heritage on Lydiard
- Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments
- Mid City Hotel Ballarat
- Quest Apartment Hotels
If you wanted to treat yourself to a boutique hotel, you can book a room at the luxurious Provincial Hotel. For a more antique lux feel, Craig’s Hotel is the oldest hotel in Ballarat and boasts 5 stars.
Keen for something a bit homier? Check into one of Ballarat’s Airbnb spots.
Staying out of town?
If you’re staying outside of Ballarat, it’s a super easy day trip, with regional charter buses, private bus parking and more. Check out the best ways to get to Ballarat and back in a day here.