The Western Hotel

Backpackers and Hostels

The Western offers great budget accommodation for that weekend getaway, featuring eight dorm style rooms. The Western Hotel’s rooms offer a number of different layouts and are situated on the first floor of the hotel with 24-hour access, perfect for a weekend getaway or a stopover to check out all that Ballarat has to offer.

There is a communal lounge room with a television and shared kitchenette facilities. The rooms are perfect for groups so don’t forget to ask about a group rate.

Rooms include fresh linen, towels and basic tea and coffee making facilities, and offer shared amenities. Due to the budget rates and close proximity to the town centre, these rooms are often booked out so please book well in advance so that you can enjoy your stay.


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Shared dorm rooms sleep up to six guests. Linen, towel and pillow included with shared amenities and car parking available.

Twenty-four hour access is available.

Private single room for accommodates for one guest. Linen, towel and pillow included with a shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

Twenty-four hour access available.

Private double room accommodates up to two guests. Linen included with shared amenities and car parking available.

Twenty-four hour access.


From AU$50.00

Linen provided includes towel and pillows. Additional surcharges may apply for weekends and peak periods. Check in time is after 2.00pm each day and check out at 11:00am. Rooms are basic old school pub rooms. Shared amenities including bathroom, television room and kitchen.

Trading Times

Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 10:00 am

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