Rydges Canberra

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Outdoor pool
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, individually decorated

Overview of Rydges Canberra

Rydges Canberra

4.0 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
Map
Corner Canberra Ave & National Circuit, Forrest, ACT, 2603

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationManuka Shopping Centre10 min walk
  • Popular LocationManuka Oval10 min walk
  • Popular LocationParliament House17 min walk
  • AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.)14 min drive

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About this area

Canberra

Rydges Canberra is located in Capital Hill, a neighbourhood in Canberra with good shopping. Kamberra Function Centre and Stromlo Forest Park are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Queanbeyan Nature Reserve and Black Mountain Nature Reserve. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Manuka Oval or Canberra Stadium. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Manuka Shopping Centre - 10 min walk
  • Manuka Oval - 10 min walk
  • National Archives of Australia - 17 min walk
  • Parliament House - 17 min walk
  • Old Parliament House - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Kingston Canberra Station - 3 min drive
  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Maple+Clove Cafe - 6 min walk
  • Malamay - 7 min walk
  • Kopi Tiam - 9 min walk
  • Bambusa - 9 min walk
  • Timmys Kitchen - 9 min walk

About this property

Rydges Canberra

Art Deco Canberra hotel in Capital Hill with health club
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a health club. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a conference centre and a coffee shop/cafe are on-site.
Rydges Canberra offers 186 accommodations with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 30-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Canberra hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a health club.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (AUD 15 per night)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 34 for adults and AUD 20 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • The George Grill
  • The George Bar
  • Breakfast by The George

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Conference centre (2153 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Renovated entire property – September 2020
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2022 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

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 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 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Capital Hill Rydges
Rydges Capital Hill
Rydges Hotel Capital Hill
Rydges Capital Hill Hotel
Rydges Capital Hill
Rydges Canberra Hotel
Rydges Canberra Forrest
Rydges Canberra Hotel Forrest

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 77 out of 220 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 81 out of 220 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 28 out of 220 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 220 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 220 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.8/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good place
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice hotel, it is a short walk to Restaurants and all the Tourists stuff. We have stayed at this hotel a few times. We will stay again
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Location
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent, great value I extended my stay.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Comfortable beds. Quiet. Did not like the automated parking.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
We liked the close proximity of the hotel to cafes, restaurants and shops. The secure parking is also an advantage and although it costs to park there it’s at a discounted rate for hotel guests
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice location, walkable to everywhere. Breakfast was nice
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Flush button in room needed attention Air conditioning not warm enough
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Front of house very professional and helpful.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022