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Canberra Rex Hotel

150 Northbourne Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling on my own for a conference and stayed in a King Room on Level 2 which has recently been renovated - new carpet, fresh paint. The bathroom was beautifully tiled, the shower large, big comfy mattress and big flat screen TV. On the downside the room is not that big with a King bed in there. It... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to pay a bit extra to stay in one of the Astin Apartments which are part of the Canberra Rex Hotel. You should note that it does not come with breakfast which the hotel rooms come with. The apartment was extremely modern and came with free hi-speed wifi in the apartment. The bed was quite comfortable, although I... More 

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Tasmania
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay at the Rex as reviews were generally positive and it was well located and had 24 hour reception for a late arrival from Sydney. The hotel presented well from the outside, however after arriving quite late as previously advised we found that we fely we were more a hinderance to the front office receptionist who appeared... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a central hotel in Canberra where a group of seniors could stay on a reasonable budget. Canberra Rex stood out with low cost doubles including breakfast. The booking, check in and check out operate at a professional level expected of a much more costly venue. Rooms are not large and some of the fittings are showing... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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35 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent two nights in the Rex, in an older King room with breakfast included. Good value. Room was one of the older ones, but clean and everything worked. Buffet all you can eat breakfast was excellent with many choices of hot foods, toast, cereals, fruits and tea and coffee. Currently the hotel has many rooms being renovated, but we didn't... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the older rooms that needed renovation. Yes it was a bit tired with fittings needing a bit of TLC but I guess when you are about to do a reno on a room you don't want to drop unnecessary money on it. Two power points in our room (112 if management are looking at this)... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Canberra Rex hotel is located on a main Canberra road, not far from Canberra's attractions. It is undergoing active refurbishment at the moment. My stay here was comfortable. The service was friendly. Pros My room had: - plenty of storage areas - a writing desk and lamp - a small bar fridge - tea and coffee making facilities -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel. Currently undergoing renivation, we were in one of the new rooms. Renovation work didn't affect our stay. Staff friendly and helpful. Room good size hugh comfy bed and tv. Fridge iron, safe, aircon all in room. Swimming pool good. Free wifi - ask for code at reception. Free buffet breakfast - good selection of hot and cold items.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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51 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I stayed in a twin room with a friend. The room was fine although the bathroom smelled a bit damp. At $113 a night for 2 with full breakfast its pretty good value but you get what you pay for. It's aold and tired. Slept well though. Staff are lovely and work hard.

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

stayed here again, nicely appointed rooms and good spot to be... not too far from town but just far enough away. the renovations in some of the rooms is still underway, so will be nice once completed. overall happy with the location and can't be beaten for the price. just make sure you get in early to get a car... More 

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