Quality Ballarat Accommodation

Located in Ballarats CBD, The George Hotel Ballarat Accommodation is situated on the towns most historic streetscape Lydiard Street North. The hotel is within meters of Her Majesty’s Theatre, the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, the Regent Multiplex Movie Theatre, the Ballarat Visitor Information Centre as well as cafes, restaurants, city shopping and public transport.

Quality Dining

The Lane cafe offers modern city style food, full of energy and passion.  Our open fronted cafe serves locals and visitors the choice to either eat in, or grab lunch on the run!  Our takeaway coffee is renowned in the area, a must try! The Lane Pizzeria, located within The Lane Restaurant, caters for lovers of traditional wood fired pizza.

“Great Food”

Busy friendly atmosphere and nothing was too much trouble. We enjoyed great food which was brought to our table in a prompt manner. Fabulous fresh meals. Well done.we would definitely eat at this venue again.


The George Hotel Video 

Watch a short video about the George Hotel and all it offers during your stay in the heart of the Ballarat CBD.

The George Hotel Ballarat

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At the George Hotel we host many varied events, such as Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival, the annual Jazz convention, and Anzac Day anniversary celebrations. Some other events on our calendar include Ballarat by the Glass and the Ballarat Cup Celebrations.

The Lane

The best place to stop in Ballarat for a coffee, or a quick bite to eat
Built in 2013, its the George Hotels most active area, the space within the lane is active from 7am until after midnight on weekends. The is a known meeting place in the region, and many tourists and locals alike find comfort in the lane. The area is well heated its always comfortable in winter.

Quality Entertainment

Ballarat’s premiere entertainment venue offering a selection of live music every weekend. Our regular line up of ‘live’ acoustic music kicks off on Friday from 6pm and Saturday from 9.30pm in The Lane Cider Bar. The popular Lounge Nightclub open every Friday, Saturday. And most Public Holiday eve’s is the default local place to meet on weekends.


The Lane features regular upmarket live entertainment every weekend.
Dont miss our $1 Oysters from 5pm on Fridays

A history since 1856

The “George Inn” was built by George Howe and Francis Herring who originally arrived in Ballarat very early in it’s history, on the 1st September 1851. Howe and Herring built their “George Inn” on the present site, the western side of Lydiard Street midway between Sturt and Mair Streets