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Quest Canberra

28 West Row | Melbourne Building, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Ranked #30 of 52 hotels in Canberra
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jo M Townsville, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Townsville, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The apartments are very centrally located in a lovely old building. My apartment was clean, well equipped and relatively spacious with a nice private balcony. Front desk staff were very helpful and lent me an umbrella when I was going out for the evening and it was raining. There was a problem with the hot water for the whole building... More

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QuestCanberra, General Manager at Quest Canberra, responded to this review

Dear Jo M, Thank you for taking the time for giving your feedback from your stay at Quest Canberra. I am glad that you enjoyed your spacious apartment that we provided. Our apologies with regards to the hot water issue and I know that you can realise that some issues can be out of our control and the best way... More

Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

I booked here because of it's location and because it is in the Melbourne building. I was alone in a one bedroom apartment. Unfortunately I was in Canberra for a funeral and was very preoccupied with that so I missed out on the opportunity to capitalise on the central location. The Parking system was awkward being in a back lane... More

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Darwin, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Stayed here recently for a work trip to Canberra as I wanted to prepare my own meals and the Quest offered a small kitchenette. There was a pub located behind my room and it was pretty noisy when they were loading empty kegs out. It was also a happy hour night of the week for students so business was roaring.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The band downstairs started at 9 pm and stopped at 2 am and was so loud the bass notes were lifting me off my bed! The next morning the receptionist told us that that they knew all about the noise and quite often get bad reviews about it! promised the manager would ring us and of course he didn't. It... More

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed a couple of nights on our regular pilgrimage to the NGA. The room was very comfortable and well appointed. A slightly annoying detail was that the small table and two chairs were placed just inside the door, so it was a bit of a squeeze to get in and out. We had a bit of trouble sussing out... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My apartment was well presented, spacious and comfortable. However, the pillows need replacing immediately. My room was generally quite noisy and was in fact right above P J O'Reillys, the irish bar. On Thursday night they had a live band playing and my bed was right above the stage. Reception was not manned at 9.50pm, so I rang the after... More

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Our studio apartment was really just a large hotel room with a long kitchen bench and a laundry cupboard. It contained everything you need. Well almost everything. There was no coffee plunger, but there is an excellent coffee shop beside the back entrance. There was a very small table for meals, but no comfortable chair to watch TV. For that... More

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QuestCanberra, Manager at Quest Canberra, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our property. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully if you return we recommend reserving a One Bedroom Apartment as they fully self contained and are more spacious with a separate lounge/living area with a main bedroom. We are also working towards installing wi-fi throughout the... More

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed at the Quest for 2 nights on our way from Port Macquarie. The location was excellent -close to eateries, shops and transport. The parking is limited but if you book a space when you book your accommodation it shouldn't be an issue. The staff were friendly and helpful with how to get around and advice on what to... More

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QuestCanberra, Manager at Quest Canberra, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our property, the team and I are extremely pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest Regards The Team at Quest Canberra More

Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This Quest is near the Canberra CBD so everything is within a short stroll. In a heritage building that retains a lot of the original character. Parking is limited and is at the rear of the hotel with parking spaces needing to be unchained and the device lowered to allow parking. Prevents the spaces being used by illegal parkers, but... More

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QuestCanberra, Manager at Quest Canberra, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our property. The property is continually making improvements and upgrading the entire property with digital hotel ready TV's is currently in progress. Hopefully when you next return to stay with us the two separate remotes and set top box will be a thing of the past. Thanks again for your review and we... More

Sydney, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I have stayed at Quest Apartments a few times now with friends, the location is perfect for a night out in Canberra, not that there are many options :). Rooms are clean and staff are always extremely helpful and friendly. The two bedroom apartment is spacious and has a fantastic balcony area spanning across the entire living and lounge area.... More

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QuestCanberra, Manager at Quest Canberra, responded to this review

What a privilege it is to come to work and read a such a positive review! There is no bigger compliment for a business than having return customers such as yourself, and we wish to convey much gratitude for sharing your view with TripAdvisor readers. We look forward to supplying you with accommodation for many years to come. Kindest Regards... More

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Address: 28 West Row | Melbourne Building, Canberra 2601, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Developed within the heritage charm of the Melbourne Building, we offer apartment accommodation in Canberra with a range of stylishly furnished studio, one and two bedroom apartments. The majority of apartments feature large balconies, fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities, as well as separate lounge and dining areas. Limited unsecured parking is $15.00 per night, subject to availability and must be booked prior to arrival. ... more   less 
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