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Cardigan Lodge Motel is independently owned and situated in a quiet and relaxing getaway location just 10 kilometres west of the Arch of Victory on the picturesque Avenue of Honour in Ballarat.

Cardigan Lodge Motel's spacious units are at ground level, which along with an outdoor swimming pool, games room, access to two tennis courts, and community playground make it ideal for all age-groups.

The on-site licensed restaurant, Molly & Pete's offers excellent dining at affordable prices as well as a big screen sound system (great for entertaining groups and schools).

Come to Ballarat and take in the thrill of finding gold at Sovereign Hill, explore the Eureka history, discover the diverse architecture, homes and the many fine private and public gardens for which the city is famous.

Ballarat is the perfect base from which to explore Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Bendigo, Hanging Rock, Daylesford, Geelong and Grampians makes Cardigan Lodge a great central base for day touring.

Packages including accommodation, meals and entry tickets can be arranged to such venues as Sovereign Hill, Eureka Centre, Gold Museum, Ballarat Wildlife Park, Ballarat Bird World, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Her Majesty's Theatre productions, and Melbourne Theatre productions.

Cardigan Lodge Motel's AFL Package offers free transfers to Melbourne or Geelong for any Crows and Port Power AFL football matches.

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Price & booking

Executive Double/Twin Suite

Room capacity: 5

Standard Double Suites provide one double/queen bed plus one single

Standard Family Room

Provides a double plus two singles, tea & coffee making facilities, ensuite bathroom

Executive Family Room

Room capacity: 6

Executive Family Room contains a queen bed and two singles. Tea and coffee making facilities and ensuite bathroom in rooms.

Divided Family Suite

Room capacity: 2

Room contains a double, two single beds plus a set of bunks, with tea & coffee making facilities and ensuite bathroom.

Cancellation and booking policy

Bookings can be made easily by phone, fax, or email. Cancellation fees may apply to reservations cancelled with less than 48 hours notice - at the discretion of management.

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Local directions:

Cardigan Lodge is located at Cardigan Village in Ballarat's Avenue of Honour (Remembrance Drive). Travel west up Ballarat's main street (Sturt Street) in the direction of Adelaide, under the Arch of Victory and down the Avenue of Honour to Cardigan Village - exactly 10 kilometres from the Arch of Victory. The Cardigan Lodge Motel sign can be seen on the left side for some distance. If coming from the west, take the Avenue of Honor exit from the freeway and the motel is on the right.

  • BBQ facilities
  • Cots available
  • Games/recreation room
  • Laundry
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Birdwatching
  • Tennis
  • Hotel, Motel and Accommodation Association of Australia
  • Visitor Information Centre

Contact operator for further details.