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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 #24 of 52 hotels in Canberra
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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

Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night as had booked for the Questacon package deal - which have to say was good value for a family, the entrance ticket and breakfast. It was nice to have the pool facilities, however the spa & sauna were luke warm and not well maintained, overall the hotel has a tired feel to it in every... More

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

Hi MazzAustralia, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. If you give us a chance to earn... More

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night. Comfortable bed, value for money, not expensive. Room 355 was quite noisy mainly because I opened the window onto the Atrium. Someone working, clanking dishes running up stairs all night. Hotel in need of an upgrade especially bathroom. Good location, pleasant staff, bar staff obliging. A fairly average hotel but good location easy to find, plenty of... More

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

Hi Carol, Thanks for the review, Firstly I would like to apologize for the noise disturbance that you encountered during the night, next time you book with us we can most certainly organize a room on the outer side of the hotel for you that is not a problem. Great to hear you found the staff to be pleasant and... More

Dublin, Ireland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
63 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 1 night in a 1 bed Superior Queen Room and paid AUD$128. Overall it was a positive experience and I would stay again. However the hotel is dated and 1970s looking and rooms need a face lift. They are tired and the carpet is so dark as to look dirty - which it wasn't. My room... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here a couple of times for a weekend stay and found the king size bed accommodation spacious and comfortable and the service very friendly....but the bathroom needed a bit of renovation. There was a function on one of the nights we stayed but we couldn't hear anything as the room was well soundproofed. The buffet breakfast is... More

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

Hi Robert, What a very kind review! Thank you for your positive feedback from your recent stay with us. It was very pleasing to hear you enjoyed all the facities the hotel had to offer, and that the staff here were friendly and efficient. We look forward to welcoming you back next time around. Thank you Kind Regards Patrick Miller... More

Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Can't remember seeing so many young children and parents. If you're not looking for a quiet relax and in need of good value and AMAZING service this hotel is recommended. As others have mentioned, the rooms and style is a wee bit shabby and dated. However the most wonderful and extraordinary indoor garden grown from a planting maybe 20 years... More

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

Thank you for such a positive review! Our atrium is absolutely fantastic and we do recieve plenty of positive feedback comments about it, so once again it was great to hear you enjoyed it. It was also great to hear you found all the staff here to be professional and efficient, I will personally pass on your feedback to the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here during the month of May. Firstly, the hotel is a busy one as it is near Parliament House. It is also near Manuka that has a nice array of shops and restaurants. The staff are friendly, polite and helpful. The foyer etc, quite nice. There is also a laundromat at the Hotel which is very helpful. The room... More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Not much of a room but for what we needed, it was perfect! A great breakfast and friendly staff made for a nice stay. I would recommend staying here- but not really set out for a family of 4 like us !!

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

Thank you for your recent feedback on your stay with us. It was pleasing to hear you found the breakfast was great, and the staff to be friendly and efficient. Next time you are back I would recommend booking one of our Embassy Suite's as they are a great spacious room for family's of four. Please contact myself directly and... 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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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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#19 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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