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    Reviews (53 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Great location for Sovereign Hill, great views and not too long a walk into town. Clean rooms and facilities, comfy bed and friendly staff.
    David B April 2017
    Good little hostel. Very well placed for Sovereign Hill. A little further from the centre of Ballarat but there is a very good Japanese restaurant at the bottom of the hill. The welcome form the hotel staff couldn't have been warmer.
    David W March 2017
    This hostel is an offshoot of a hotel. The hotel staff did not seem particularly happy to learn I was staying at the hostel and not the hotel. The hostel itself was cold and dark and missing essential dishes like bowls. It's located about a 30 minute walk from the main town center.
    Sarah S February 2017
    The rooms are spacious and clean, the staff in admin are just delightful and very helpful. The location for Sovereign Hill is perfect.
    Helene J January 2017
    I had booked only one night, could have stayed a couple, it felt like camping. I had a private room that was suited for a family of four. The room got really cold during the night but there was a heater in the room. Soveigh Hill was next door (amazing!!) it took twenty minutes to walk to town centre. Overall I liked it and the staff was super nice and helpful!
    Merzi December 2016
    Quite far away from shops and the town but a great location if you are visiting the soverein hill museum or have a car.
    Andrew M November 2016
    Brilliant little hostel. Excellent value for money, quiet, safe& great location (if you have a car).
    Carlie L April 2016
    You need a car to get here. It's too far too walk anywhere. Good place to stay if you want to visit Sovereign Hill (right next door). I would recommend it if you have a car.
    Benito C January 2016
    A nice little hostel and convenient if you are planning a visit to Sovereign Hill, but not so convenient to the CBD. You will need a car. Cleaning is a bit poor, so you would also need to be able to tolerate dust and dirty carpets, but the bathrooms and kitchen are fine.
    Susan J January 2016
    Sovereign Hill YHA is a quaint cottage set in a large semi-secluded property being part of The Sovereign Hill Tourist Settlement. There are 4 spacious rooms comfortably fitting up to 4 guests in each room. The Kitchen is very spacious, with a good size oven and other amenities. However, I was quite puzzled to see more than 3 full professional laundry bags (awaiting collection) inside, between the two Bathrooms blocking the back door, a hazard thus making it impossible for me to make a quick exit should there have been a need. The huge front yard is the perfect place to dine out doors for any visiting group.
    Kristina B December 2015
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