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Ballarat accommodation gives you the chance to enjoy a beautiful township, delve into a distinctive and evocative history, and explore delightful rural surroundings. All at only a brief drive from Melbourne.

Enjoy high-quality accommodation which puts you close to central attractions or a private retreat set in native bushland. Rich in heritage buildings, this town offers a number of opportunities to stay in restored dwellings dating back to the 19th century.

Imagine renting out a magnificent period country house with family or friends for a week - or booking yourself a romantic getaway at a boutique Bed and Breakfast, enjoying the country hospitality. Meanwhile, you'll also find budget accommodation available that combines affordability and comfort.

With its gold-mining heritage, Ballarat offers not just the grandeur of Victorian buildings but a fascinating history to uncover. Its most famous tourist attraction is Sovereign Hill, a recreated 1850s gold mining settlement, while history buffs will also be fascinated by other highlights including the Eureka centre, The Gold Centre, the Ballarat Tramway Museum and Ballarat Ghost Tours.

Other major attractions include the Fine Art Gallery - Australia's largest and oldest regional art gallery - Ballarat Wildlife Park, the Botanical Gardens and The Great Southern Woolshed, where visitors can experience an authentic working woolshed.

A delightful place in which to stay, with its wide tree-lined streets and abundant green spaces, Ballarat is also a modern regional city, boasting everything from chic cafes to the best in fine dining plus an eclectic range of shops and amenities.

A great base for further adventures, it is a short drive to destinations such as Bendigo and Geelong, while the natural springs of Daylesford and the epic road trip of the Great Ocean Drive are both under an hour away by car. Meanwhile, there is an expanding range of wineries to explore in the area, including Mt Beckworth, Dulcinea and Mt Buninyong, while it's not far to visit the cellar doors of Yellowglen, Mount Avoca, Warrenmang, Dalwhinnie and Seppelt.

With so much to explore in and around this magnificent urban hub, it's definitely worth a visit - so do yourself a favour and book some Ballarat accommodation!