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Desk, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Guest reviews

982 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry


Explore the area

Popular LocationEPIC2 min drive
Popular LocationAustralian Institute of Sport13 min drive
Popular LocationAustralian War Memorial14 min drive
AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.)19 min drive

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  • Room, Multiple Beds (1 Queen Bed & 1 Bunk Bed)

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, Multiple Beds (1 Queen Bed & 1 Bunk Bed)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Queen Room)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed (Queen Room)
  • Room, 3 Single Beds (2 Single Beds and 1 Bunk Bed)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, 3 Single Beds (2 Single Beds and 1 Bunk Bed)

About this area


Ibis budget Canberra is located in Canberra. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Commonwealth Park, while Australian Institute of Sport and National Gallery of Australia are cultural highlights. National Zoo and Aquarium and CSIRO Discovery Centre are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • EPIC - 2 min drive
  • Australian Institute of Sport - 13 min drive
  • Canberra Stadium - 14 min drive
  • Australian War Memorial - 14 min drive
  • Canberra Centre - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Kingston Canberra Station - 19 min drive
  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 19 min drive


  • Pialligo Estate - 16 min drive

About this property

ibis budget Canberra

Canberra hotel in Watson with free parking
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has laundry facilities and free self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 75 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, LCD TVs and showers.
Ibis budget Canberra offers 75 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Canberra hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:30 AM: AUD 12 per person
  • 1 restaurant

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities


  • Lift

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English


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


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • LCD TV


  • Desk



Check-in between 2 PM and 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available

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.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for an additional fee

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.

Property is also known as

ibis budget Canberra Hotel
ibis budget Canberra
Formule 1 Hotel Canberra
Formule 1 Canberra Hotel Canberra

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at ibis budget Canberra and receive a full refund?
Yes, ibis budget Canberra offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to ibis budget Canberra cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at ibis budget Canberra?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 10 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is ibis budget Canberra located?
Located in Watson, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of EPIC, Kamberra Function Centre and Mount Majura. Canberra Centre and Australian War Memorial are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for ibis budget Canberra

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

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

Good friendly staff working at the hotel reception. Were easily accessible and helpful. Cleaning staff also did a good job.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

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

Very good hotel at a budget price, shower was very basic but what you would expect for the price, overall good.

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020


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

really compact size room. like a cabin in train or boat. The restroom is enough for 1 man standing. Have to change and dress outside. A sink for washing is outside. It is for single backpacker. Not recommended for traveler.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020