Rydges Canberra

Corner Canberra Ave & National Circuit, Forrest, ACT 2603 AU
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4.0 Star property In Canberra (Capital Hill)
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3.0/5

Based on 1419 guest reviews

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  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Fitness facilities
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07/05/2022 - 07/06/2022
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Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good wellness hotel. Close to Parliament. Great location.

Location

84/100
430 reviews

Great location. Decent, but pricey, parking. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping.

WiFi

77/100
10 reviews

Good internet service. Average wifi quality.

Amenities

68/100
266 reviews

Amenities and facilities adequate but in need of updating. Great hotel grounds with a beautiful entrance area. Unspectacular architecture. Elevator in need of updating.

Service

61/100
547 reviews

Reception is OK with acceptable service professionalism, although restaurant service is lacking. Service is generally friendly, although bar service is poor. Room service could have been improved. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Booking process should be better organized.

Cleanliness

60/100
289 reviews

Rooms and pool area moderately clean but bathrooms are poorly cleaned. Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning.

Room

59/100
856 reviews

Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms. Substandard furniture, A/C, TV's and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Bar

56/100
138 reviews

So-so bar with mediocre drinks. The bar needs better service.

Breakfast

49/100
167 reviews

Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast.

Wellness Area

44/100
120 reviews

Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning. Average fitness area. Sauna not so nice.

Value

41/100
178 reviews

Value for money could be better. Pricey breakfast and dining.

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from families.

Near city centre. Good restaurants & bars in the area.

Location

81/100
106 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Pricey, inconvenient parking.

Service

62/100
120 reviews

Friendly but only somewhat professional service with okay reception and poor housekeeping. Room service could have been improved.

Room

56/100
209 reviews

Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds. Outdated rooms with complaints about minibars, A/C, and cleanliness. Rooms lacking maintenance, with poor quality kitchenettes, furniture and TV's. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Breakfast

55/100
56 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

Cleanliness

51/100
82 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms inadequately cleaned.

Wellness Area

42/100
42 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities. Average fitness area.

Value

42/100
50 reviews

Value for money could be better. Pricey breakfast and dining.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from couples.

Pleasant entrance area.

Location

83/100
47 reviews

Great location with good parking availability.

Comfort

75/100
63 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

65/100
112 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Guests complain about bathrooms, minibars, and general room maintenance. Old rooms with substandard TV's, furniture and air conditioning. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

62/100
32 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

Service

62/100
57 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception. Room service could have been improved.

Bar

57/100
15 reviews

Standard bar.

Breakfast

48/100
24 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Value

39/100
17 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Pleasant entrance area. Great location.

Location

90/100
25 reviews

Great location.

Cleanliness

64/100
8 reviews

Quite clean.

Service

61/100
27 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

Vibe

50/100
15 reviews

Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating.

Room

50/100
34 reviews

Old, rooms with deficient maintenance and poor bathrooms and televisions. Comfortable beds.

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Good location. High comfort.

Location

79/100
16 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

72/100
29 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds.

Room

71/100
44 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Rooms needing maintenance, with poorly reviewed bathrooms and TV's.

Cleanliness

66/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Service

57/100
20 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception. Room service could have been improved.

Food

44/100
11 reviews

Food could be better.

Breakfast

43/100
12 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Value

38/100
9 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good wellness hotel. Close to Parliament. Great location.

Location

84/100
429 reviews

Great location. Decent, but pricey, parking. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping.

WiFi

77/100
10 reviews

Good internet service. Average wifi quality.

Service

61/100
546 reviews

Reception is OK with acceptable service professionalism, although restaurant service is lacking. Service is generally friendly, although bar service is poor. Room service could have been improved. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Booking process should be better organized.

Cleanliness

60/100
288 reviews

Rooms and pool area moderately clean but bathrooms are poorly cleaned. Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning.

Room

59/100
854 reviews

Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms. Substandard furniture, A/C, TV's and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Bar

56/100
138 reviews

So-so bar with mediocre drinks. The bar needs better service.

Breakfast

49/100
167 reviews

Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast.

Wellness Area

44/100
120 reviews

Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning. Average fitness area. Sauna not so nice.

Value

41/100
178 reviews

Value for money could be better. Pricey breakfast and dining.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from families.

Near city centre.

Location

81/100
106 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Pricey, inconvenient parking.

Service

62/100
120 reviews

Friendly but only somewhat professional service with okay reception and poor housekeeping. Room service could have been improved.

Comfort

58/100
123 reviews

Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds. Decent-sized bathrooms, but noisy rooms and insufficient A/C.

Room

56/100
207 reviews

Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds. Outdated rooms with complaints about minibars, A/C, and cleanliness. Rooms lacking maintenance, with poor quality kitchenettes, furniture and TV's. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Breakfast

55/100
56 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

Cleanliness

51/100
81 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms inadequately cleaned.

Wellness Area

42/100
42 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities. Average fitness area.

Value

42/100
50 reviews

Value for money could be better. Pricey breakfast and dining.

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from couples.

Pleasant entrance area.

Location

83/100
47 reviews

Great location with good parking availability.

Comfort

75/100
63 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

65/100
112 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Guests complain about bathrooms, minibars, and general room maintenance. Old rooms with substandard TV's, furniture and air conditioning. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

62/100
32 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

Service

62/100
57 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception. Room service could have been improved.

Bar

57/100
15 reviews

Standard bar.

Breakfast

48/100
24 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Value

39/100
17 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Good location. High comfort.

Location

79/100
16 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

72/100
29 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds.

Room

71/100
44 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Rooms needing maintenance, with poorly reviewed bathrooms and TV's.

Cleanliness

66/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Service

57/100
20 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception. Room service could have been improved.

Food

44/100
11 reviews

Food could be better.

Breakfast

43/100
12 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Value

38/100
9 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Terrific location.

Location

90/100
25 reviews

Great location.

Cleanliness

64/100
8 reviews

Quite clean.

Service

61/100
27 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

Vibe

50/100
15 reviews

Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating.

Room

50/100
34 reviews

Old, rooms with deficient maintenance and poor bathrooms and televisions. Comfortable beds.

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Property description

Located in Canberra (Capital Hill), Rydges Canberra is within a 15-minute walk of Manuka Shopping Centre and Manuka Oval. This 4-star hotel is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Civic Square and 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from Canberra Hospital.

Satisfy your appetite with local cuisine at The George Grill, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/cafe. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Stay in one of 186 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Manuka Shopping Centre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Manuka Oval - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
National Archives of Australia - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Parliament House - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
The Cusack Centre - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Embassy of America - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Embassy of France - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Old Parliament House - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Museum of Australian Democracy - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
National Gallery of Australia - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Lake Burley Griffin - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
National Portrait Gallery - 2 km / 1.2 mi
British High Commission - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Questacon - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Embassy of China - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi

The preferred airport for Rydges Canberra is Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 9.1 km / 5.7 mi

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Canberra? This hotel has facilities measuring 2153 square feet (200 square meters), including a conference center. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including a health club and an outdoor pool. Additional features at this Art Deco hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Banquet hall
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Express check-in
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space size (meters) - 200
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Health club
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wedding services
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 186
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • No elevators
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Conference space
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2153

Breakfast information

RISE IS A FRESH NEW APPROACH TO BREAKFAST!It combines the best of contemporary hotel breakfast with the latest café offerings such as great espresso coffee,fresh breakfast & Pressed Vegetable juices, fruit smoothies, Parfaits, Flavoured Yoghurts and chilled seasonal fruits.Dedicated coffee and juice stations bring the theatre of a café to breakfast and provide great value and fresh tasty options.RISE IS ABOUT HIGH ENERGY, HEALTHY OPTIONS AND FAST SOLUTIONS.An innovative alternative to the traditional hotel breakfast buffet this contemporary environment has a fresh approach and a variety of fast, healthy and great tasting options.Induction heating and the incorporation of an open kitchen to service the hot food add a further dimension.There is a great variety of Egg dishes, bacon, sausages, roasted mushrooms, wilted spinach, griddled tomatoes, baked beans and breakfast potatoes plus a variety of sauces and condiments to enhance your breakfast.$28.00 per person

Pet friendly?

Pets not allowed

None allowed

Misc. fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 34 for adults and AUD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 15 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Parking height restrictions apply.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Contactless food service / room service is available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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