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Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre is a four star hotel and conference venue. Boasting regional Victoria’s most comprehensive conference and event facilities with variety of function rooms from 10 to 1000 guests, Mercure Ballarat is the perfect venue a residential conference, business retreat, social event or wedding celebration. Hotel facilities include 71 well-appointed guest rooms for corporate and leisure travellers, a bar and bistro and on-site day spa.

Vision and values

In operating an iconic Ballarat property we look forward to engaging with the people of Ballarat and its vibrant business sector and public sector. Plans to further develop the property to ensure the facility remains one of regional Victoria’s leading hotel and convention centres is a long term commitment.


Some 20 permanent employees, and over 50 casual staff.

Physical re-development and product enhancements of the property include:
A new street frontage for a contemporary Bistro style restaurant on Main Road to make dining at Mercure Ballarat more accessible in many ways.
New food concepts and design are under the direction of Donatello Pietrantuono, the hotel’s Executive Chef using local produce to present friendly, tasty and uncomplicated dishes to both our restaurant patrons and function guests.
Landscaping of the lake-side garden to enhance the area for use by wedding, function and conference clientele.


Iain Gunn
Managing Director


Phone: 03 5327 1200