Forrest Hotel And Apartments - Canberra

30 National Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital, Canberra, Australia, 2603  show map
 3 stars
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Forrest Hotel And Apartments - Canberra

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs/Baby cots

Overview

Forrest Hotel And is a 3-star hotel providing an air-conditioned accommodation near to National Gallery of Australia and Canberra Centre. The building was renovated in 2011.

The hotel overlooks Capital Hill and offers quiet setting in the center of Canberra. Forrest Hotel And Apartments is also located near Manuka Oval and Parliament House.

Such shopping places as shopping centers and a shopping village are a few steps from the property.

Canberra Railway train station is 15 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. A few minutes' drive from Canberra airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 114 rooms. All of them feature heating, a minibar, high-speed internet, a seating area and multi-channel TV. In-room self-catering facilities include a microwave, a small fridge and a dishwasher.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy special flavors of seasonal meals at the al fresco restaurant. The bar serves tea and coffee as well as barbeque and grills.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

There are bicycle rentals available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   115.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Forrest Hotel And Apartments - Canberra Canberra location
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Hotel Address:

30 National Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital, Canberra, Australia, 2603

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City Center
  • Canberra
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    3.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Canberra Railway Station
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Sammy's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian)
    600 ft
  • Italo Australian Club (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
Ski areas
  • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
    2.9 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    115

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Suite
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Includes en suite bathroom, tea/coffee making facilities and ironing facilities. Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

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      One-Bedroom Apartment
      Bed type: 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed
      Size: 400 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      This refurbished apartment features a separate living room and a fully equipped kitchen.

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        Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment
        Bed type: 1 Queen-size bed and 2 Single beds
        Size: 700 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        This refurbished apartment has a separate lounge area and full kitchen facilities.

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          Executive One-Bedroom Apartment
          Bed type: Queen-size bed
          Size: 485 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          This apartment features a private bathroom with a walk-in shower, separate lounge area and full kitchen facilities.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Forrest Hotel And Apartments - Canberra Canberra location
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            Hotel Address:

            30 National Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital, Canberra, Australia, 2603

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Canberra
              3000 ft
            Airports
            • Canberra (CBR)
              3.9 mi
            Train Stations
            • Canberra Railway Station
              1.0 mi
            Restaurants
            • Sammy's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian)
              600 ft
            • Italo Australian Club (cuisine: Italian)
              400 ft
            Ski areas
            • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
              2.9 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  1 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of rooms:
              115

            Hotel Awards

            AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCanberraForrest Hotel And Apartments

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Australia

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            Forrest Hotel And Apartments Location

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 2700 ft

            Train stations

            Convention centers

            • Manuka Shopping Area - 3700 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            Stadiums

            • Embassy of the United States of America - 4000 ft
            • Embassy of France - 5000 ft
            • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - 1.1 mi

            Parks

            • Manuka Oval - 2300 ft

            Business areas

            • Kingston Mall - 4000 ft
            • Embassy of the People's Republic of China - 1.0 mi

            Golf courses and Country clubs

            • Questacon - 1.1 mi

            Local attractions

            • Museum of Australian Democracy - 5100 ft
              18 King George Terrace, Canberra
            • Questacon - 1.1 mi
              King Edward Terrace, Canberra
            • National Library of Australia - 1.1 mi
              Parkes Place, Canberra
            • National Gallery of Australia - 1.1 mi
              Parkes Place, Canberra
            • National Portrait Gallery - 1.1 mi
              King Edward Terrace, Canberra

            Near the hotel

            • Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew - 1400 ft
              State Circle, Canberra
            • Turner from the Tate - National Gallery of Australia - 2800 ft
              National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
            • National Archives of Australia - 4500 ft
              Queen Victoria Terrace, Canberra
            • Wanggoolba Creek - 2100 ft
              Fraser Island, QueenslandAustralia
            • Manuka Oval - 2900 ft
              Manuka Circle, Canberra

            Restaurants nearby

            • Sammy's Kitchen - 600 ft

              Address: North Quarter, Canberra Centre
              Phone: +612 6247 1464

              64% likes this, based on 251 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian
              Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

            • Jewel of india - 500 ft

              Address: Shop 16 Manuka Court Bougainville Street
              Phone: (02) 6295 7037

              66% likes this, based on 56 reviews
              Cuisine: Indian

            • Legends Spanish Restaurant - 700 ft

              Address: Franklin Street
              Phone: 6295 3966

              51% likes this, based on 71 reviews
              Cuisine: Spanish
              Price Range: USD 9 - USD 48

            • Italo Australian Club - 400 ft

              Address: 78 Franklin St
              Phone: (02) 6295 1588

              55% likes this, based on 38 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            • Tim's Restaurant - 400 ft

              Address: 78 Franklin Street
              Phone: (02) 6239 4223

              50% likes this, based on 26 reviews
              Cuisine: Australian

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  1 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of rooms:
              115

            Hotel Awards

            AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCanberraForrest Hotel And Apartments

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Australia

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            Forrest Hotel And Apartments Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Forrest Hotel And Apartments

            Average guest rating

            7.6out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 418 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The room was very comfortable and excellent value. Even though the room did not have any towels and the kettle did not work, the staff were very responsive to supply towels and a working kettle.

              Maybe a check on towels and ensure the kettle works (we were not worried (see above), but other guests may be upset by this). Tthe tiles were a bit cold, therefore during winter it would be good to have some mats.

            • Family with children
              6.2

              The proximity to Parliament House and Manuka Shops

              We stayed at some old apartments which they have taken over called Albany Apartments. For those Australians who remember the TV show Prisoner - it looked like Wentworthville Detention Centre - bleak and ghetto. Inside was basic, yet comfortable and the heater worked as did the electric blankets. Overpriced but it's Canberra!

            • Family with children
              7.8

              The Location was the best aspect, followed by comfort and value for money.

              Internet access should be offered free of charge based on the low cost of this service in Australia.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Quietness of venue, proximity to city/facilities

              Pillows were uncomfortable

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              It was in a easy location to get too the city and all site seeing sites

            • Family with children
              9.2

              The apartment was very clean. It was old but comfortable. The area is very quiet yet within close proximity of everything I wanted to do. I have no complaints.

            • Older travelers
              5.4

              the room was clean

              The noise of the the cleaners early morning banging the door of the cleaning room next to the bedroom and The smell of oil frying from the restaurant also the Exhaust fan from the restaurant was right beside the bathroom window, so the noise was unbearable at night

            • Family with children
              4.6

              The Location

              We stayed in room No. 119. We were disappointed with the false advertising on the website with the look of the rooms in comparsion with what it ended up looking like. There was a cold draft coming under the door to the room (the couch to sit on was directly in front of the door) - Canberra winters are cold. Not value for money. No heater in the bathroom. The heating was insufficient. The restaurant was not open all weekend. Room service was not available all weekend. Getting luggage to and from the car was a challenge because the driveway was very narrow - if cars turned up behind you - it was very difficult. You had to drive around the block to get to your accommodation.

            • Family with children
              8.2

              Excellent price ! We stayed in a 2 bdrm apartment for $159/night. The room was in the back of the hotel, but very new and clean.

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              Great location, 5-10 minutes easy walk from Manuka shops and eateries.

              Could do with more off street parking

            • Couple
              7.8

              Close to the city.

              Not enough onsite parking, is more motel than hotel.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              The restaurant staff were very helpful when we purchased coffee/hot chocolate - out of hours. They greeted us with a friendly smile and a helpful attitude. Thanks

              Basic room that is only average in size. Close to National Press Club but not to the main drag of Canberra. You need a car to get anywhere.

            • Family with children
              10.0

              The proximity to most things in we wanted to go to and the price.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              Convenient and quiet location. Premises was well kept and comfortable.

            • Family with children
              6.2

              Location was excellent with an easy 10 minute stroll to shops, cafe, cinema, supermarket

              Could do with a bit of a facelift with updated fixture/furnishing and a more reliable heater

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Forrest Hotel And Apartments - Canberra Canberra location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            30 National Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital, Canberra, Australia, 2603

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Canberra
              3000 ft
            Airports
            • Canberra (CBR)
              3.9 mi
            Train Stations
            • Canberra Railway Station
              1.0 mi
            Restaurants
            • Sammy's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian)
              600 ft
            • Italo Australian Club (cuisine: Italian)
              400 ft
            Ski areas
            • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
              2.9 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  1 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of rooms:
              115

            Hotel Awards

            AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCanberraForrest Hotel And Apartments

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Australia

            Use Badge