Reid's Guest House - 128 Lydiard Street North Ballarat VIC 3350

128 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat 3350 [map]

Phone: 03 5331 3461
Fax: 03 5331 7342


Convenient Location

Ballarat Train Station 1min walk
Ballarat CBD 7min walk
Ballarat University 2min
Ballarat Hospital 3min
Lake Wendouree 5min
Sovereign Hill 6min
Buninyong 15min
Daylesford 35min
Castlemaine 60min
Melbourne Airport 1hr 15min
Melbourne CBD 1hr 15min
Great Ocean Road 1hr 30min


Towns Nearby

Buninyong 14km
Creswick 17km
Daylesford 43km
Geelong 88km
Melbourne 110km
Bendigo 120km


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Accommodation Ballarat - Reid's Guest House

Welcome to Reid’s Guest House (formally Reid’s Coffee Palace).

Located in the heart of Ballarat on the historical Lydiard Street, Reid’s is the perfect location for those wanting to explore the amazing attractions Ballarat has to offer without spending a fortune on accommodation.

Ballarat Accommodation - Reid's Guest House

Built during the temperance era in 1886 and originally known as Reid’s Coffee Palace, this heritage listed building provided welcoming, low cost accommodation to many a traveller throughout the gold rush era and many years since. Today, Reid’s Guest House continues this tradition.

Ballarat Accommodation - Reid's Guest House

Much of the building’s original splendour can still be seen such as the foyer featuring the original magnificent hand painted ceiling murals, carved timber stairway and colourful Art Nouveau leadlight windows.

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The Guest House itself is within walking distance from Ballarat Railway Station, Her Majesty’s Theatre, Cafes, Restaurants, Entertainment Venues and Shopping Centres and gives guests easy access Ballarat’s renowned tourist attractions such as Sovereign Hill, Ballarat Wildlife Park and Ballarat Botanical Gardens which are all just a short drive away or accessible via public transport right at the doorstep.

The Guest House is within walking distance from Ballarat Railway Station Ballarat Shopping Centre

Please Note:

  • In the interest of quiet enjoyment Reid’s Guest House is an alcohol free premises and there is no smoking permitted within the building. 
  • Reid’s Guest House has no ground floor accommodation and as Reid’s is a heritage listed building we do not have a lift. If you find stairs difficult please request a room on the first floor.

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