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Rydges Capital Hill Canberra

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17 Canberra Ave. | Cnr Canberra Avenue & National Circuit, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Ranked #23 of 52 hotels in Canberra
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here twice in 3 weeks. Both times the service and staff were very pleasant and cooperative. We stayed here 12 months ago and my report on the food was quite negative, but it can honestly say that in July 2014, the food was perfect. The rooms are big ( but a little dated) and everything was clean and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The ladies at the front desk were fantastic! The really accommodated my 6yo daughter. The rooms were very spacious and modern. The bathroom was dated but we tend not to spend too much time in there. The food was good. Staying there broke up the trip to the snow.

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First impressions - Fabulous, we were greeted by "Georgie" who was very experienced at her job and helped us breeze through check in. Around the hotel - Every staff member we me were very friendly and professional. This hotel is very spacious, has fast wireless internet for free, a pool a Gym and a great bar with fabulous happy hour... More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights here in July. The room was spacious and very clean. The fittings are a little but they all worked. The buffet breakfast package was a more than adequate start to the day and the food was freshly cooked. The staff at this motel are very polite and patient. I would stay here again for sure

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Patrick M, Front Office Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Rob, Thank you for your positive review of your recent stay with us at Rydges Capital Hill. Great to hear your room, the buffet breakfast & all the staff at the hotel were all of a high standard. We do look forward to welcoming you back next time around. Kind Regards Patrick Miller Front Office Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at Rydges for one night in a executive king spa suite with my boyfriend. Reception was very friendly, although my booking through booking.com had not been recorded in their system the receptionist quickly sorted it all out and we were off to our room. The spa suites are off in a corner of the hotel facing the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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87 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an older style hotel and some of it is looking a little tired. That said, it all works, is comfortable, well located and for business it is fine. The heated floor in the bathroom was an unexpected surprise, and on a chilly morning was very welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay if you're on a short stay in Canberra and having meetings with government departments etc. Great food and free wifi and great room. Not so great if you're there for shopping or site seeing.

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Patrick M, Front Office Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this review

Very pleasing to read your positive feedback of your recent stay with us. The hotel is perfectly located for meetings with government departments. Great to hear also you enjoyed the Free unlimited WI-FI we offer all of our customers. We look forward to welcoming you back next time. Thanks again! More

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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extended a business trip to Canberra and so glad I chose to stay at Capital Hill. Very close to a range of attractions. The room was clean and spacious and while the bathroom a little tired and could do with renovations, it was functional. The bed was comfortable and the room very warm and cosy on a cold Canberra evening.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Although the hotel may be a little older than some, and the rooms may need a facelift, it's always comfortable and good value for money. The staff (some of them) are why I choose this as my Canberra home. Of particular note is Melissa from reception, she always remembers our names and greets us with a smile, and always goes... More

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Patrick M, Front Office Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Luke, What a fantastic review! Great to hear that you found the staff hear to be very friendly and efficent, I will be personally passing on this feedback to them. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, and on this occasion we look like we have met all your expectations. I do hope you next time you are... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Very close to Parliament House. The venue has a relax feel about the place. The bed was amazing and very comfortable. Staff are very friendly. With not much happening at night - there is always the bar at the front of the venue to sit and unwind.

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Patrick M, Front Office Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this review

Thank you Gian for this very kind review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and you found the Rydges Dream Bed amazing and very comfortable we love them too! We look forward to welcoming you back next time around! Thanks again More

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Address: 17 Canberra Ave. | Cnr Canberra Avenue & National Circuit, Canberra 2603, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Capital Hill Canberra 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#18 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges Capital Hill is the ideal Canberra hotel from which to base your stay in the Nation’s Capital. Whether you are visiting for leisure or business, you’ll find everything you need within close proximity at one of the best Canberra accommodation providers. This Canberra hotel is 500 metres from Parliament House, surrounded by the busy business districts of Barton and Parkes, walking distance to Manuka and Kingston, and close to most of Canberra's national attractions. The city is a 5 minute drive. ... more   less 
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