102 Smythes Road3356BallaratAustralia
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About Peppinella

Conveniently located minutes from the town centre and just a short drive to Lake Wendouree, Peppinella is a smoke-free property that offers cosy accommodations with easy access to Ballarat Wildlife Park. Ballarat Train Station is easily reachable.

All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, heating, colour TV with Austar cable channels, refrigerator, microwave, and a coffee maker. Free high-speed wired Internet access is provided in each room, while all bathrooms are en-suite and include hairdryers and complimentary toiletries.

Peppinella features a seasonal swimming pool, barbecue facilities, hot tub, laundry facilities, and luggage storage. Onsite parking is complimentary, public areas are equipped with free Wi-Fi, and guests can relax in the garden.

A cooked-to-order breakfast is offered each morning for a surcharge.  Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby attractions include Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Bridge Mall, Sovereign Hill, University of Ballarat Mt Helen Campus, and Botanical Gardens Lake Wendouree.


102 Smythes Road, 3356, Ballarat, Australia
Telephone: +61(3)53359666 | Fax: +61(3)53359929 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Nice rooms

Many guests comment that the rooms are spacious with tea/coffee making facilities, comfortable beds, electric blankets, and plenty of storage space. Others note that the maid service keeps the rooms spotless without disturbing guests in the morning, and add that fresh towels are provided upon request.

Quiet neighbourhood

Most guests say that the property is located in a peaceful neighbourhood, and state that there is no traffic noise. Others like that the rooms are soundproofed, and mention that there are no sounds coming from other rooms or from the corridor.

Accommodating staff

Many guests note that employees are accommodating and always make sure that every guest is treated with respect. Others comment that the check in is quick, and add that receptionist usually provide guests with directions to nearby sightseeing spots that include Ballarat Wildlife Park and Ballarat Fine Art Gallery.

Negative Reviews

Poor heater in rooms

Several guests report that the heater is out dated, and say that it takes time to heat up the rooms during the winter season. Others state that the bathrooms are often cold because the heater is located on the other side of the room.

Limited Wi-Fi access

Some guests point out that the Internet in rooms is limited with only 500mb available. Others mention that Wi-Fi in the lobby and close to the pool is not reliable, and add that it is impossible to find a steady connection throughout the property.

No sink in the bathroom

Several guests comment that there is no sink in the bathroom, and are quick to add that there is only one sink in the kitchenette.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 561 reviews across the web
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8.1 out of 10 based on 561 reviews