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The York Canberra

31 Giles St., Canberra 2604, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location opposite Kingston Shops and Restaurants. Well appointed and very clean room. The most comfortable bed I've slept in for a long time and the crisp white sheets were cosy. Secure off street parking. I'll be back!

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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had two adjoining rooms that were perfect for our family of four - we were there for a soccer tournament. The hotel is across the road from MANY really good cafes and restaurants. We ate out three meals a day and didn't have a bad meal (except avoid the burgers across the road at Mrs Jones- everything else is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed for one Monday night. The location is exceptional. Across the road from shops, restaurants, supermarket, bottle shops. The rooms are modest in size, the beds and pillows are comfortable, shower has strong pressure and lots of hot water. Beware if you are given the top floor and you have heavy bags as there is no lift. Does include undercover... More

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

only stayed for 1 night but it would be a great place to stay for a longer visit because it is close to many places to visit, the apartments are spacious and well-fitted out and it is across the street from restaurants and shops. the staff are very pleasant and helpful. importantly for Canberra in winter (and summer) the air-conditioning... More

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20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Located right across the road from Kingston Shopping centre. It is a great location as you can walk to all Kingston restaurants. The rooms are spacious and clean. If you have a car then lock up parking is free.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The York's in a Great location. Close to the bits of Canberra you might visit for work or a holiday there. There's lots of good eating nearby, that range from takeaways to stylish restaurants & cafés. The amenities are just sufficient, but not enough to self cater for a family. We had a downstairs room close to the front of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Very pleasant hotel that was comfortable, clean and spacious. Very helpful staff and close to restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A few minutes drive to the National Art Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and Old Parliament House. Plenty of storage space and well appointed kitchen. Off street secure parking. We stayed on a Saturday night in a side street room... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stayed three nights at The York over the Melbourne Cup weekend and was pleasantly surprised with our choice. Situated in Kingston it is a really good location. Giles & Kennedy Sts have a really good selection of restaurants and they are basically just across the road. We walked from The York to Govt House and it took around 20... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I stayed for 6 nights in September. Plus: Convenient central location- Spacious suite that was outfitted and amply equiped for a long stay. Housekeeping was more than adequate and helpful The hotel staff was exceptionally considerate and always available. My suite was quiet after work hours, and I slept well on a comfortable bed for the whole time Minus: Wifi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the York for 9 days for work. The room was spacious and well appointed. Having a kitchen in the room as well as a laundry in a European Closet was a big plus. Other reviews have praised the location across the street from numerous restaurants in the Kingston shops and I echo that. The other positive in... More

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Address: 31 Giles St., Canberra 2604, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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