Close to Hamilton CBD, Welcoming and Comfortable
24/04/2019 branham2016, Adelaide, Australia
Just outside the Hamilton CBD area on the Ballarat Road is the Best Western Hamilton Lakeside Motel. Driving out of Hamilton it is on the right hand side just opposite the Sir Reginald Ansett Transpor... more
Just outside the Hamilton CBD area on the Ballarat Road is the Best Western Hamilton Lakeside Motel. Driving out of Hamilton it is on the right hand side just opposite the Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum. To access the driveway, it is essential to do a U-turn at the first island break on the Ballarat Road. Reception is at the front of the building with the driveway to the rooms immediately to the right between the rooms and the fence. Car parking is at the back in non-designated spots some of which are undercover.
After checking in with either Lynn or John at reception, it is down to find a park and explore the designated room.
Rooms 1 -6 back onto the driveway with room 7 – 11 along the back fence. The rooms form an L shape around a lawned area with a BBQ and tables and chairs set out for traveller’s use. Outside several rooms are benches for seating.
As we had booked a short time prior to arrival, the room we had was suitable for 5 with a queen in the main room and 3 singles in a separate room to the back. There was a kitchenette with microwave and a bench cooktop. Utensils and equipment stored in cabinets and drawers in the kitchen area. There was a pod coffee machine with pods available in the minibar stock. The shower over the bath was in a bathroom off the second bedroom and was clean and well laid out. Hot water was constant although took a short time to come through.
Wifi was a good strength and also constant. There plenty of power points available although if using laptop on the dining table as a desk, a short electrical extension will be needed. Power points were also available close to the bedside tables for those requiring power for medical equipment.
The bed was comfortable although I had issues with the height of the pillows and had to use two. Extra pillows were available in the wardrobe just inside the entrance door.
The property also has a guest laundry available.
Even though located on the main Ballarat Road, the room was very quiet.
Return? Would certainly be an option when returning to Hamilton due to location, quietness and friendliness of owners. less
Lyn L, Owner at Best Western Hamilton Lakeside Motel, responded to this review
Thank you for putting so much effort into your Review. We are glad you took time to notice all the extras we provide to ensure you have a great stay in our beautiful region. Hope to see you again, maybe you can use us as a base and visit all the amazing places within a short drive of us like the Grampians, volcanic planes, beautiful beaches at Port Fairy and Warrnambool, Portland, the blue lake at Mount Gambier and then there are all the wonders right here in the southern Grampians.