Most online accommodation sites will now let you book 12 months out, while there is plenty of accommodation in Ballarat, it is an event and tourist town, so best to get in early.


Please see below for the Gold Rush Nash Hash 2017 bus route. The bus will be free for registered GRNH2017 participants and will run Friday, Saturday and Sunday going to and from all official GRNH events. The bus runs to and from our offical event location of North Gardens, Ballarat, Victoria. Click here to download higher quality PDF version.

Accommodation Packages

For these offers please email or ring the accommodation & quote that you are part of the Gold Rush Nash Hash.
Click on title or image to be taken to their site.
Note - Some may not be on the Hash bus route Please check above map if you want to use the Hash bus for transport.

Sovereign Hill Hotel

Stay right at the heart of the action with the excitement and intrigue of the Gold Rush only metres from your doorstep! Sovereign Hill’s very own 4-star (self rated) hotel makes the perfect base for exploring Ballarat and the wider region.

25% discount on Sovereign Hill entry when Gold Rush Nash Hash participants book accommodation at Sovereign Hill Hotel. Quote Gold Rush Nash Hash when booking.

Budget dormitory accommodation also available, all linen provided with shared bathrooms from just $30 for shared rooms and $45 single accommodation.

Bell Tower Inn

On 2 acres of beautiful grounds, the Bell Tower Inn offers accommodations with flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. It boasts an indoor swimming pool, a spa and a sauna.

The Bell Tower Inn is a 3 minute drive from both Victoria Park and Lake Wendouree. The Eureka Center and Soveriegn Hill is a 10 -minute drive away. Breakfast is available in a relaxed atmosphere at the Glasshouse dining facility.

Click here for Bell Tower Inn's GRNH2017 special prices.

Primavera Luxury Getaway

Primavera Luxury Getaway Accommodation Primavera is a luxury accommodation situated on the outskirts of Ballarat in the Central Highlands: with features of a boutique hotel and bed and breakfast. Primavera can accommodate 8 people. It has 4 spacious bedrooms each with a large ensuite including one built for the disabled. An indoor swimming pool and tennis court are available. A continental breakfast is provided.

This offer is for the whole house at Friday and Saturday $900 per night, other days of week $800 per night. Minimum 2 night booking. If the 3 nights includes Friday/Saturday would be $2600 and the cost of other combinations according to nights included. If the whole 6 days- Wednesday to Monday inclusive, say $5000. This includes a basket breakfast as explained on website.

Kryal Castle

SLEEP LIKE ROYALTY - Make the most of your Kryal Castle experience by staying in our accommodation – one of 17 on-site Castle Suites – located right in the heart of the excitement and offering the utmost in comfort and convenience. We offer Queen Rooms, King Rooms and Twin Rooms. Our rooms contain Split System air-conditioning, bar fridge, toaster, kettle, microwave, hairdryer and free wi-fi.

Queen Room $155/night -  King Room $180 /night -  Twin Share $180/night -  For the rooms that can fit more than 2 people there is a charge of $25 per person/night.

Glazebrook Cottage and Eureka Views

4 Star Self-Contained accommodation in Ballarat, Victoria. Close to major attractions including Sovereign Hill and the Eureka precinct, Glazebrook Cottage and Eureka Views provides ideal accommodation for families, couples and singles. 2 B&B’s, Eureka Views and Glazebrook Cottage, which are side by side in Glazebrook Street Ballarat, 5 mins drive to Ballarat CBD, 15 mins drive to Lake Wendouree.

Glazebrook Cottage is 2 bedroom, fully self contained B&B which offers double spa, off street parking, pergola/BBQ, large garden area in a quiet court location. There is 1 QB in the main bedroom and 2 singles in the second bedroom. The cottage can accommodate 4 guests. The total cost for 2 adults for the 2 nights would be $300.00 (extra person $20 per night) which includes breakfast provisions for the first morning of the stay.

Eureka Views is 3 bedroom, fully self contained B&B which offers full kitchen including dishwasher and oven, large lounge area, pergola/BBQ area, off street undercover parking in a quiet court location. There are 2 QB rooms and 1 bedroom with 2 singles. Eureka Views can accommodate 6 guests. The total cost for 2 adults for the 2 nights would be $300.00 (extra person $20 per night) which includes breakfast provisions for the first morning of the stay.

Ballarat House Stays

Ballarat House Stays offer self contained accommodation with a choice of three comfortable, fully furnished and equipped houses, all sleeping 5-6 people. Bowden Cottage and Eureka House are close to Ballarats major tourist attractions Sovereign Hill and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Greenhill House is close to the University of Ballarat and Buninyong. All have linen supplied, washing machine, BBQ or all the necessary utensils for eating in.

PHONE 0400 951 853 Email:

Cygnet Park

Sleeps up to 8 with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and full Kitchen facilities. Enjoy a relaxing stay on a life style property central to many attractions

On the edge of Creswick State Forest - 40 acres of farm land +20 acres private bush - 15 min. to centre of Ballarat / Sovereign Hill


Location, location, location
We are the closest Ballarat motel to the venue. We are a 28 room 4.5 star motel. We are also situated on the bus route for the event.
Stay four nights or more and receive a complementary bottle of red or white Blue Pyreenes Wine. Mention this wine offer when you book direct with us over the phone.
A guests dining discount card is available for dining options near us. Free wifi. City Oval Hotel is situated next door to us and is open for lunch and dinner and does room service meals to the motel.

1317 Mair St, Ballarat.Phone 03 53388344. Email: