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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
989 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationManuka Shopping Centre9 min walk
Popular LocationManuka Oval12 min walk
Popular LocationParliament House20 min walk
AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.)17 min drive

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  • Standard Queen Room

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Queen Room
  • Standard Twin Room

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Twin Room
  • Standard Two Bedroom Apartment

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 67 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsStandard Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Executive One Bedroom Apartment

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExecutive One Bedroom Apartment
  • Standard One Bedroom Apartment

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard One Bedroom Apartment
  • Executive Two Bedroom Apartment

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsExecutive Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Forrest Special

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsForrest Special
  • Executive Two Bedroom Apartment

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExecutive Two Bedroom Apartment

About this area

Canberra

In the city centre, Forrest Hotel and Apartments is in Canberra's Capital Hill neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Old Parliament House and Australian War Memorial. Enjoy an event or a match at Canberra Stadium, and consider making time for National Zoo and Aquarium—a top attraction that's not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours. Our guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Manuka Shopping Centre - 9 min walk
  • Manuka Oval - 12 min walk
  • Parliament House - 20 min walk
  • Old Parliament House - 3 min drive
  • National Gallery of Australia - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Kingston Canberra Station - 3 min drive
  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sherwood Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Pialligo Estate - 9 min drive

About this property

Forrest Hotel and Apartments

3.5-star Canberra motel in Capital Hill, near Parliament House
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a conference centre are available at this smoke-free motel. Self parking is free. Other amenities include conference space, laundry facilities and a computer station. All 114 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service (during limited hours), rainfall showerheads and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Forrest Hotel and Apartments offers 114 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. 30-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Conveniences

No lifts

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Business services

1 meeting room
Computer station
Conference centre (915 square feet of space)

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Outdoor entertainment area
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Linens

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Rainfall showerhead
Shower
Towels

Entertainment

30-inch flat-screen TV
TV channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Toaster

More

Access via exterior corridors
Desk
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 20 per night

Payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Forrest Hotel Apartments

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Forrest Hotel and Apartments and receive a full refund?
Yes, Forrest Hotel and Apartments offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Forrest Hotel and Apartments cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Forrest Hotel and Apartments?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Capital Hill, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Parliament House, Old Parliament House and National Gallery of Australia. Australian War Memorial and National Museum of Australia are also within 6 mi (10 km). Kingston Canberra Station is 29 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Forrest Hotel and Apartments

3.9
5 - Excellent
231
4 - Good
489
3 - Okay
184
2 - Mediocre
62
1 - Poor
23
4.2
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.8
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

3/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great location, good for a short stay. Staff were very friendly

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The accommodation is more like a motel than a hotel. All access is from outside the building I was a bit disappointed that on a Saturday night the restaurant wasn't serving. There was a microwave in the check in office

    Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      More parking space/designated parking space per room.

      Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020