Only a short 75-minute drive from Melbourne, Ballarat is home to one of the finest conference venues available in Victoria, Mercure Ballarat.

Opposite to the award winning Sovereign Hill and central to the heart of the historic gold fields, Mercure Ballarat is located in one of the region’s major tourist areas.

Mercure Ballarat is proud to cater for all conference and meeting requirements for businesses and companies alike, Australia wide.

This conference venue can cater to large and small business needs when looking to run multi-day conferences and meetings with their business associates.

Our prestige venue can cater for all types of business conference needs. Boasting an abundance of space with up to 10 function rooms to choose from, Mercure Ballarat has the capacity to hold a minimum of 20 delegates to a maximum of 440 business associates in our largest conference room.

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Get Down To Business

At Mercure Ballarat

Each room has been specially designed to offer optimal functionality for any type of conference or business meeting.

All rooms offer natural lighting with large windows for additional illumination across the day. Fitted with state-of-the-art audio, visual and multimedia equipment, all rooms can cater for large PowerPoint and any other technology based presentations with ease.

We also provide an onsite audio and visual technician service to make sure your meeting goes off without any trouble for added convenience. We’re proud to provide your business with an experienced team of professionals to work with you in preparing the venue ready for your guests to arrive.

Our team works hard on preparing your event program to ensure your delegates and guests know the time schedule of your event.

For added convenience we also offer both residential and delegate conference packages to cater for everyone’s needs.

You will also gain access to fast and reliable internet, conference breakout rooms and an array of delegate amenities to suit all your guests. Large display and vehicle access is also available if required.

Warm environment for guests to enjoy

At Mercure Ballarat

Mercure Ballarat understands the importance of multi-day conference events.

That’s why we’re proud to offer you and your business associates with the finest accommodation and dining experience available throughout the duration of your stay.

At Mercure Ballarat we aim to provide all guests with spacious and comfortable accommodation perfect for all guests and business associates to enjoy while attending your conference or business meeting. We offer 71 well-appointed ground floor spacious rooms which can cater to all your guests.

All rooms are cleaned and fully serviced before guests arrive. Guests will have access to 24-hour reception, daily housekeeping services, dry cleaning or guest laundry, complimentary car parking, along with day-spa charge back facilities. In room dining is also available if required upon request.

Mercure Ballarat is positioned amongst three hectares of immaculately maintained gardens which bring an inviting and warm environment for all our guest to enjoy during their stay. You can also enjoy the ornamental lake during intermittent times of the meeting while experiencing the retreat-like atmosphere the venue has to offer.

Modern Dining

At Mercure Ballarat

During your stay, Mercure Ballarat is proud to offer tailor made meal packages for your conference and business needs.

Our professional and highly trained chefs are proud to serve up some of the finest meals available for your delegates to enjoy.

Each package can be catered to suit the number of guests attending your conference and provides different meal options to choose from. Beverages are also available to choose from to ensure your dining experience is a pleasurable one.

We specialise in providing a pleasurable experience for all our guests and make sure all ingredients are fresh when prepared and used on the day.

Whether you have 100 or 400 guests attending your conference or event, Mercure Ballarat can easily cater to all their dining needs. Find out more about our dining packages by getting in touch with us today. We’re more than happy to work out a meal package to best suit your individual business or event needs.


Mercure Ballarat is happy to help you with any event you may be planning. Get in touch today for more information on how we can help achieve your business or function goals.