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Canberra Vacation: Coronavirus Information

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Canberra Holiday

What are the best places to visit in Canberra?

There are loads of amazing things you can do when you're somewhere new. So why not get your trip to Canberra off to a flying start by taking a look at some of our top tips? After all – out there starts here!

You're going to find yourself surrounded by noteworthy things to do and see, such as the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia. If you're longing to get the most out of your city stay, also plan an outing to the National Museum of Australia and the National Zoo and Aquarium.

If these walls could talk! Just imagine the countless deals and passionate arguments that have gone on at Old Parliament House. Catch a tour and get a closer look at this significant building. There's a wonderful range of things to keep you busy in this destination. Stop and admire the different types of shrubs, herbs, ferns and trees at Australian National Botanic Gardens. If you feel confident, try pronouncing their tricky scientific names! Still got time on your hands? Do you have an inquisitive mind? Questacon is an all-ages day out that will help you understand some of the human race's most remarkable scientific breakthroughs.

What are the most popular activities for a Canberra holiday?

You don't have to sleep in plush hotels or fly at the pointy end of the plane to have a fabulous holiday. Just jump into all the fun things you can do while you're there!

This place has a range of activities. Here are some ideas to kick start your trip to Canberra:

To take a look at the full range of activities, jump onto our Canberra things to do page.

What types of accommodation options are available in Canberra?

Planning to head to Canberra for your next cheap holiday or luxury getaway? With approximately 92 accommodation to choose from in the nation's capital, securing a room will be a cinch.

Kick-start your search for a luxurious Canberra base by browsing the amenities at the Jamala Wildlife Lodge (999 Lady Denman Drive) and the Hyatt Hotel Canberra - a Park Hyatt (Commonwealth Avenue). Prefer lower-priced accommodation? Check out the Canberra Carotel Motel (Corner of Aspinaqll & Zelling Streets) and the Dickson Central - Hostel (4/14 Woolley Street).

Is there an airport in Canberra?

Got those plane tickets booked for your trip to Canberra yet? When you get there, get ready to walk out into Canberra International Airport (CBR). It's 4 miles from here to the main streets of town.




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Little National Hotel AU$129
Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020
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Little National Hotel

Little National Hotel

21 National Circuit, Barton, ACT
     
    4.4 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Modern, lush and cosy. The rooms are small but comfy. The most comfortable bed I've ever been in. And so cool being in a bay window bed with electric blinds. The lounge and library are brilliant. I think the housekeeping service was a little lacklustre. Items weren't consistently replenished, we ...

    Madison Capital Executive Apartments AU$102
    Reviewed on 23 May 2020
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    Madison Capital Executive Apartments

    Madison Capital Executive Apartments

    108 Northbourne Ave, Braddon, ACT
       
      3.5 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Very good room, comfy bed, good bathroom and kitchen. Unfortunately no restaurant or any access to food

      Novotel Canberra AU$140
      Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020
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      Novotel Canberra

      Novotel Canberra

      65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT
         
        3.9 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        The hotel is very well located and has most of the amenities that you expect. The staff were very helpful. The fridge in the room was very small and filled with mini bar items. This takes time to remove so our stuff can be put in the fridge. There is no ice draw in the fridge which meant we had to ...

        Hyatt Hotel Canberra - a Park Hyatt AU$228
        Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020
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        Hyatt Hotel Canberra - a Park Hyatt

        Hyatt Hotel Canberra - a Park Hyatt

        Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla, ACT
           
          4.6 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Location is excellent building is beautiful Seafood buffet excellent value and quality

          Deco Hotel AU$126
          Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020
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          Deco Hotel

          Deco Hotel

          214 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
             
            4.7 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            In first rate condition, very modern, close to the CBD

            Mercure Canberra AU$123
            Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020
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            Mercure Canberra

            Mercure Canberra

            39 Limestone Avenue, Braddon, ACT
               
              4.1 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Although an older property, it has character and was very comfortable. The Bistro was great for a meal at night. The breakfast buffet was large and delicious.

              Abode Kingston AU$116
              Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020
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              Abode Kingston

              Abode Kingston

              14 Kennedy Street, Kingston, ACT
                 
                4.4 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Liked the location Bathroom configuration a little tight Full-size mirror in the room would be handy

                Forrest Hotel and Apartments AU$79
                Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020
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                Forrest Hotel and Apartments

                Forrest Hotel and Apartments

                30 National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
                   
                  4.0 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Good staff great service helped with any request great location

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