• Walden Pond
  • Blue Flower
  • InfantryMuseum

About Us


  •  Toaster
  •  Air Conditioning
  •  TV-DVD
  •  Fridge
  •  Breakfast
  •  Electric blankets in beds
  •  Ensuite
  •  Garden/Picnic area
  •  Parking bays
  •  Kettle

Reception hrs

Mon to Sat 7:30am to 9:30pm, Sunday 8am to 9pm


The Ballarat Miner’s Retreat Motel is situated in a tranquil location approximately 1km off the Western Highway in Ballarat. Occupying a place in the heart of the popular Eureka Rebellion precinct and only minutes to local attraction and shopping strips, this accommodation presents a convenient way to acquaint yourself with the best of this impressive city.


This motel offers a mixture of accommodation options, including charming stand-alone cabins that can allow for up to 5 guests. Other choices include Single Rooms with one double bed (sleeping 1), the Double Room with one queen bed (for 2 guests), Twin Rooms with one single bed and one double bed (sleeping up to 3 guests) and Family Rooms that can cater to larger groups with one queen bed and two single beds (sleeping 4 guests).


The motel has a range of satisfactory extras including DVD Hire, a choice to chargeback on meals within 100m, fax machine available and special discounted rates for seniors and extended stays during off peak times of the year.

Ballarat Miner’s retreat exudes appealing country charm in a peaceful location with spacious gardens and the added convenience of being centrally positioned in Ballarat’s historical Eureka district. The motel is well known for its great service at affordable prices for the budget conscious with rooms that neat, bright and well-appointed. A number of attractive modern and fully self-contained cabins also exist as an alternative to the motel’s units, a fun idea for groups.

Consider a visit to Ballarat’s many outlying townships. Buninyong, Smythesdale, Scarsdale, Beaufort, Learmonth, Talbot, Avoca, Moonambel, Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford/ Hepburn Springs and Smeaton, all towns with a diverse range of local attractions, wineries, day spas, campsites, markets and biking/hiking trails.