The George Hotel was established in 1854 and is Ballarat’s second licensed hotel. It has played a key part in the city of Ballarat’s social history. In 1854 troops met in the dining room to plan the siege of the Eureka Stockade. The dramatic battle between gold miners and the Government forces at Ballarat can be seen at Sovereign Hill’s Blood on the Southern Cross sound and light show.
Located in central Ballarat, the hotel is situated in the towns most historic streetscape on Lydiard Street North.
The hotel is within walking distance to Her Majesty’s Theatre which boasts the annual Royal South Street competitions, the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, the Regent Multiplex Movie Theatre, the Ballarat Visitor Information Centre as well as cafes, restaurants and city shopping.