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

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The comfortable Forrest Hotel And Apartments is situated in the center of Canberra close to Museum of Australian Democracy, High Court of Australia and Questacon. This international building was refurbished in 2011.

Forrest Hotel And Apartments has been welcoming guests to its spacious rooms since 1965. Just 1km from the center of Canberra known for Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, Wanggoolba Creek and Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew.

There are shopping places, such as a shopping village and shopping centers, near the hotel.

Guests will find themselves within 10-minute drive to Canberra airport.

Rooms

This property counts 114 guestrooms featuring Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment, Executive One-Bedroom Apartment and Standard Guest Room. They are equipped with a dishwasher, a washing machine and a microwave.

Eat & Drink

Varied dishes are served in the relaxed restaurant on site. A fine selection of local dishes is served at the seasonal restaurant. The lounge bar serves grills.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Forrest Hotel And Apartments welcomes guests, offering a luggage storage, a safe deposit box and a designated smoking area along with a photocopier, a business corner and a meeting room.

Relax

Entertainment options, including a picnic area and barbeque, are 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:   114.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • 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
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator

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:
    114

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Rooms and availability

Forrest Hotel And Apartments Executive One-Bedroom ApartmentForrest Hotel And Apartments Executive One-Bedroom ApartmentForrest Hotel And Apartments Executive One-Bedroom Apartment
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:
      114

    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

    Tourist attractions

    • Questacon - 1.1 mi

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 2700 ft
    • Manuka Shopping Area - 3700 ft

    Places of interest

    • Parliament House - 2700 ft
    • Old Parliament House - 3300 ft

    Train stations

    • Canberra Railway Station - 5000 ft

    Convention centers

    • National Convention Centre Canberra - 2.1 mi

    Shopping areas

    • Kingston Mall - 4000 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • American War Memorial - 1.7 mi
    • Anzac Parade - 2.2 mi

    Stadiums

    • Manuka Oval - 2300 ft

    Museums

    • National Museum of Australia - 1.8 mi
    • Royal Australian Mint - 1.9 mi

    Business areas

    • Embassy of the United States of America - 4000 ft
    • Embassy of France - 5000 ft
    • Embassy of the People's Republic of China - 1.0 mi
    • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - 1.1 mi
    • British High Commission - 1.4 mi

    Galleries

    • National Gallery of Australia - 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 hotelNear 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:
      114

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    Forrest Hotel And Apartments Reviews

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

    Individual 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:
      114

    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