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Rydges Lakeside Canberra

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 London Circuit, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Ranked #15 of 52 hotels in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pambula, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love the quirky new look, my 13 year old daughter thought it was very cool. Shame there isn't a pool and spa though. I stayed on the weekend of the Canberra Marathon so a nice hot spa would have been nice after my run. The service was fantastic though, as were the rooms and the lovely bed. Free movies were... More

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Bobbin Head, AU
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved the new look of the hotel and found all the quirky additions to the decor very interesting, especially the photographer in the lift and the political leaders in the ground floor reception and dining area. Breakfast was a real treat, especially as we were able to compete in the Australian Running Festival early and still be back in... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel has recently been rebranded as QT though remains part of the Rydges chain. I stayed there for the running festival. It is a modest walk from the start at old parliament house. The room was clean and quiet. The restaurant served delicious up market food but was not cheap (as expected). The staff were young and keen and... More

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Gold coast
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great room on 5th floor with great view of balloons even from the bed ( if up early enough) Very comfy beds, nice bathroom, plenty of space. Nice restaurant. Only minus was due to renovations in front drive way made it a bit hard to access on first arrival. Overall a great stay

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to the secret bar saturday night, great place service was great really upmarket and a very pleasant place to stop in for a drink, would definately recommend to friends. The whole place is new and fresh

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Toowoomba, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel has been rebranded as QT and rooms refreshed. We loved the new decor, the beds are comfortable and the service has been fantastic. Only issue was with patchy TV reception but we had some free movies. Wifi was free and this is now a must for every hotel. We also appreciated the umbrellas that were supplied as it... More

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Brisbane, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Using the Rydges Best Rate Guaranteed we obtained a very acceptable room rate for 2 nights stay in March. The hotel is in a quite location but still very close to the centre of town for dining options. Onsite parking is very limited and we were unable to secure a spot for the Saturday night. I think the hotel could... More

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Sydney, Australia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
35 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel had been re-badged as QT Hotel the day before we arrived. The rooms are excellent, having been newly refurbished. The bathrooms, and especially the rainwater showers, are clean crisp and attractive. We also liked having a good bar of soap! Rooms are nicely appointed, with a selection of funky products to purchase (like an emergency bow tie), as... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No signage out front or anywhere on Hotel. Limited "Guest Parking" occupied by tradesmen vehicles during renovations we could have been advised about weeks prior. There are TWO "function centres" but not used. Could not get into Restaurant due to a "private function"! Breakfast was just organised chaos! Had to continually ask for replacement of O.J., teaspoons, sugar,butter, fruit toast.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has been here for ever and it's age has been showing. So a major refurbishment is underway. This means it's a bit of a shambles at present. The entrance is full of workmen and hard hats and the noise of construction is a challenge at time. The staff though are trying extra hard to make up for it... More

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Also Known As:
Rydges Lakeside Canberra Hotel
Rydges Lakeside Canberra Hotel Canberra
Rydges Lakeside Hotel Canberra
Canberra Rydges Lakeside Hotel
Address: 1 London Circuit, Canberra 2601, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Canberra
#13 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Lakeside Canberra 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rydges Lakeside Canberra, a hotel of tradition and warmth, boasts a city centre location on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. The Canberra CBD location, spectacular views, outstanding accommodation and exemplary service ensure that guests are treated to a memorable stay in the Nation’s Capital. Our brand new Restaurant Locanda Italian Steakhouse is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from 6.30am. ... more   less 
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