Ararat and the Chalambar motel are an ideal base for exploring the region’s many attractions.
An historic city with a rich gold background Ararat has many attractions on offer.
Ararat is the Gateway to the Grampians and only minutes to Great Western with its world famous wineries including Seppelt and Bests.

Amenities at Chalambar Motel
Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN, Laundry, Internet Services, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access, Breakfast in the Room
Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests, Heating, Family Rooms, Airconditioning
Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests, Private parking, Parking , Heating, Garden, Free Parking, Airconditioning
Food & Drink
Breakfast in the Room, BBQ Facilities
Common areas
Cleaning services
Golf Course (within 3 km), BBQ Facilities
Important information to guests
Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card. If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Chalambar Motel in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.
Chalambar Motel Policies
14:00 – 22:30
– 10:00
Accepted CreditCards at Hotel
The hotel reserves the right to preauthorise credit cards prior to arrival.
American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Eftpos

Useful Websites

  • Ararat & Grampians Visitor Information Centre 91 High Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377 Ph: (03) 5355 0281
  • Ararat Regional Art Gallery- Email:
  • Chalambar Golf Club (03) 53524297
  • Gum San Chinese Heritage
  • J Ward Goal- Victoria’s most secretive
  • Halls Gap Wildlife Park
  • Astor Cinema 53522616,

The city and neighboring townships provide a diverse range of cultural and historical attractions. Glance into the past at the J-Ward Gaol and the Langi Morgala Museum. Discover Ararat’s gold heritage at the Gum San Chinese Heritage centre attend one of Ararat’s many festivals including Jailhouse Rock festival, Ararat orchid show, Golden gateway Festival, A Day on the Green, Local Grape Grazing, nearby Stawell Gift, Local Harness and Thoroughbred racing or even the famous World Rabbit skinning competition at Moyston.
Put simply Ararat hosts a full calendar of festivals and events, showcasing local specialities and talent; it is a destination brimming with tourism and recreational opportunities for all to enjoy.