22 Wendouree Parade, Ballarat VIC 3353



The Lake View Hotel & Restaurant Ballarat

Since 1875, The Lake View Hotel has  been an iconic part of Ballarat. Situated on the edge of Lake Wendouree this historical meeting place is the only remaining of 13 hotels that once lined the lake’s banks. Following recent renovations, the Lake View Hotel is now a stylish and contemporary venue, with strong links to the past, to be enjoyed by many, into the future.

The Lake View Hotel is not only a well known Restaurant in Ballarat that can cater all your needs with our top quality Menu, but also as one of the best Ballarat Hotels that can accommodate you, your family or friends. 

The Lake View Hotel can also serve as a Wedding Venue in Ballarat or as a top Ballarat Conference Venue

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Do you plan on visiting Ballarat in the near future? If so, and you’re looking for somewhere to kick back and truly relax in style and comfort, you’ve come to the right place. 



The Lake View Hotel offers a unique experience for any traveller, providing guests with the modern comforts of a contemporary hotel, with a touch of the past. The Lake View Hotel has been at the core of the community since 1975, remaining as the only hotel that lines the banks of beautiful Lake Wendouree. 

Offering a great restaurant, an exceptional venue for all types of events, unique loyalty programs and an array of other amenities, The Lake View Hotel should be your go-to spot when visiting Ballarat. And if you're from the area, why not take some time-out from everyday life and have dinner at our unique restaurant? You’ll not be disappointed by the food and service that we provide. 

Given our beautiful location and the great value for money that we offer, our past guests say that the Lake View Hotel is the one and only Ballarat hotel that they love to stay in when in the area. When staying with us you will find a range of fun options to choose from, including exceptional wining and dining experiences. 

Come and enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner, perfect if you're out on a date or simply craving something out of the ordinary. Our menu is vast, and you can take advantage of a variety of options depending on your tastes. We offer weekly specials as well, which have really set us apart from all of the other hotels in Ballarat

Enjoy a reasonably priced meal, any day of the week! Furthermore, for our beloved locals, we offer them the opportunity to join our loyalty program, which gives them additional discounts on purchases made throughout the entire week. 

If you're looking to host a conference, business meeting or celebrate your upcoming nuptials, The Lake View Hotel serves as an exceptional venue. With a contemporary, yet vintage, look and ambiance, you will give your guests an experience they will never forget. Drop by and see why people are claiming that we are definitely one of the best Ballarat hotels you will find.

Now that we’ve mentioned our accommodation, function room and restaurant in Ballarat, we’ll finish up by telling you how convenient we’ve made it for everyone to come and visit us. If you’re a guest, our courtesy bus option makes it easy for you to explore down town and the suburbs of Ballarat. Alternatively, if you’re a local who’s just popping by for some dinner, we’ll pick you up and drop you back home again for FREE!

Feel free to call us at 03 5331 4592 to find out more about The Lake View Hotel and our services. 

*Note: The Lake View Courtesy Bus operates every Friday and Saturday from 6pm till late.*

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