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University House

Cnr Balmain Cr & Liversidge St | Australian National University, Canberra 2601, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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McCrae, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Walking around this Campus can be a delight with the exceptional landscape gardening that surrounds the Chancelry Huts by the Administration Building. I saw many efforts to replace buildings in the area between University House and the Menzies Library. I am a regular visitor to University House and use it as a focal point for business and meeting friends. It... More 

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Perth, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We couldn't get in at University House when we were there for the National Speakers Convention. Fortunately across the road at Liversidge court, there were some apartments available. We got a two-bedroom apartment very reasonably priced. Kitchen fully equipped, lounge with small balcony. Bathroom has washing machine and dryer. Great value for money, perfect for events at University House. I... More 

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Although the room rate is high, the whole experience is excellent. Very spacious room, good overlook and beautiful yard with water and fish in it. They also provide free internet if using their pc. I also came across a wedding ceremony held there. Besides, the surrondings are very tranquil and will ensure you a good rest.

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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I stayed at University House as I was attending a conference there. I encouraged international guests to stay there as well and what an embarrassment that was. The place was built in the fifties and whilst the rooms have been refurbished, the furniture is still straight out of the seventies. The bathrooms are reasonable, the bedroom is tight and the... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The whole area is 50 years old and is more or less still the same as in the beginning. Old ventilation making a lot of noice. With 150 guests teh bar closed in the whole weekend: ??? The price much to high for the quality. Sorry, but maybe this is OK for teachers etc; but not for a convention of... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

After visiting Canberra for years, we finally stayed at the hotel a couple of weekends ago and were so impressed with the whole experience. Situated within the grounds of ANU the place has a unique feel - as other reviewers have commented, its almost like going back in time a little, but in a positive way. The rooms and reception... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We hadn't been to Canberra before and wanted to be close to the action. This place was recommended by a lecturer and we are thankful he did because you wouldn't necessarily think of it. The location is great. The courtyard with the fish are really a nice outlook. The rooms are fairly basic but spacious with everything you need and... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We booked a double bed room apartment .Rooms are quite large with a large lounge room with a separate kitchen.Atmosphere is calm and quite. Hotel is very close to Central canberra.Staff is quite cooperative and helpful.

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I've stayed many times at this hotel. In a sense, it is more like an aparthotel as the accommodation consisted of a bedroom with ensuite and a rather large lounge room with a good sized writing desk which is very useful when on business. Breakfast is in the Fellows Cafe which is on the premises. The overall price is not... More 

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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights whilst working at the university and fell in love with it. The rooms are huge with a vintage feel (in a good way!) The shower is super and there was lots of storage - it would be a good place to stay if you were to be here for a long period. The food... More 

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