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BEST WESTERN Motel Monaro

27 Dawes Street, Canberra 2604, Australia
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Ranked #21 of 53 Hotels in Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

4 stars understanding this is a motel not a hotel. Located in Kingston, only a block from many restaurants and coffee shops. Also walking distance to Manuka Oval and more shops and restaurants adjacent thereto. Bathroom fully renovated, room more rustic. Very pleasant proprietors. Only negative is a very tight parking lot, but there is ample street parking on the... More 

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Minerbio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I spent my honeymoon in Australia and Canberra was one of our cities of interest. Thank you at Best Wester Hotel Monaro for the pleseant stay! Position is perfect and a very good free parking is very useful, canberra is a City built for car!!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed for a couple of nights while we explored Canberra. , Comfortable bed, room very clean with tea-making facilities which were nice when we got back tired after a day's sight-seeing. Also very handy for a whole row of restaurants and cafes' for breakfast and an evening meal. Staff very helpful as were the bus drivers in Canberra -... More 

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Graham V, Owner at BEST WESTERN Motel Monaro, responded to this review

Thanks Averill for your very accurate review. Clean and comfortable in a great location..not luxurious but good accommodation at the right price. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip as much as you enjoyed Canberra. Graham Owner More 

kerala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Stayed there for couple of nights during the Cricket World Cup. It's close to the Canberra Cricket stadium and that made it easier for me. Hotel provides you an exit through its back gate which makes its easier to get to the nearest restaurants and the shopping centre.It's a clean hotel but no character. My aim was to find a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Twin share room, neat and tidy with well equipped kitchen facilities including toaster and well stocked bathroom. Close to Kingston shopping centre, Manuka Oval and shops, restaurants and Eastlake Football Social Club. Price a little dearer than some other accommodation but comfortable beds and quiet location. Would consider staying again..

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Graham V, Owner at BEST WESTERN Motel Monaro, responded to this review

Thanks Ian. Pleased we were able to meet your requirements and hope we see you again. We do have great beds and showers and have tried to include most things that our guests will need such as free wifi, microwave, crockery, cutlery and glasses. Our location is excellent for most visits to Canberra. Graham Owner More 

Western Norway, Norway
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74 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed one night on our way to Sydney - had to search a while in Canberra to find any available rooms - maybe due to an election ongoing. The rooms were good and the location was ok, near shops, pubs and restaurants. The price we paid was the highest of all places we stayed between Sydney and Melbourne. Staff... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Rooms were modern and clean. Area was quite but very close to shops and restaurants. Was concerned that I would have trouble sleeping as the bed was in a room that opened directly onto the corridor but curtains effectively cut out all outside light.

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Graham V, Owner at BEST WESTERN Motel Monaro, responded to this review

Thanks for a very straight review. We are proud that we are good budget accommodation ...in a great location. Hope to see you again. Graham (Owner) More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

In a fabulous position with direct access to the Kingston shops and cafés. It looks very ordinary from the outside but the rooms were fabulous with all amenities required for a comfortable stay. My room had a very comfortable queen bed and single bed and included a microwave and free wifi. Ample size for 1 and cosy for 2 people.... More 

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Graham V, Owner at BEST WESTERN Motel Monaro, responded to this review

Thank you Sue and Peter. We love our location and have tried to make our rooms as comfortable and functional as possible (including a few extras like microwave and free wifi) on top of a full room refurbishment. So glad you were happy with your stay and hope to see you again soon. Graham (Owner) More 

Bowral, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at this motel. Graham and Lee-Ann were very helpful and accommodating to our needs. The rooms were modern, clean and comfortable. We would stay here again and recommend this motel. Thanks!

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Graham V, Owner at BEST WESTERN Motel Monaro, responded to this review

Thanks Mark for a great review. The best recommendation is that you would stay with us again and also send others too. Hope we see you soon. Graham More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I was only staying one night which had been organised by a friend. The outside of the motel looked tired but was pleasantly surprised in the room. The room was lovely and clean. The bed was wonderfully comfortable. I would highly recommend this motel.

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Graham V, Owner at BEST WESTERN Motel Monaro, responded to this review

Thanks Felicity. You get it!! Nobody sleeps on the outside of a motel! We have maintained the original exterior or our 1960s built motel and spent a lot of money renovating and improving the rooms...where our guests spend their time. You can spent a lot of time and effort to dress up an older building but it is the rooms... More 

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