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Canberra Rex Hotel

3.5 of 5 150 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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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have stayed here while going to Sydney. Hotel suite was great with superb interior and bathroom. Very clean and free wifi. Plenty of free parking. Top of it my room was upgraded and free breakfast included. Breakfast was having variety of food. What else you want.? Surely recommend to everyone. A tip:- i book hotel well in advance to get... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived here last Monday to find that we had been upgraded to an Executive room, a great start, much appreciated. Staff have been very friendly and most helpful. The restaurant is closed for dinner due to being Christmas but that is fine as there are plenty of eateries within walking distance. Breakfast is still served and is a full... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Rex Hotel in Canberra last week with my partner and we both had the same opinions about the place. Firstly, it was very affordable and we even got complimentary breakfast and access to the swimming pool/gym facilities. However, the rooms being the most important part of the hotel was below average. The television was at least 10 years... More 

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Canberra, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Award winning cathode ray television from 1990. Includes 4 channels! No channel 10 or SBS, which is good because Dave Hughes annoys me and I hate reading subtitles anyway. The lighting is insufficient for reading a book - excellent mood lighting, very much appreciated. The free biscuits taste like stale bread. I think I will throw the rest at some... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 out of 10. We stayed at this hotel but will not gonna stay at all as its worst place to stay which is currently going through renovation and manger are unhelpful in many matter. So my advice for the future stay for others is: please just away from it.

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Puyallup, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was going to book the Rex for a couple of days in April 2015 until In read about the $250. deposit scam they are running. I emailed the Rex and sure enough they require a $250. deposit even if you have already paid for your room. Thank you Tripadvisor, you saved me a big hassle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here one night for work, and impressed by the fresh renovations and quality of this hotel. My room was quiet, great size and space and well apointed. The huge king size bed was comfortable, and airconditioner was easy to adjust. Huge bonus was the stunning 20m lap pool so I was able to utilize this before and after work.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed recently for work. I was upgraded upon check-in, which was fantastic. The hotel is very nice. The staff are very helpful. The room is small, but comfortable. The bed was very comfortable. The walls are thin, but I didnt have any problems sleeping at all, and I dont sleep with an air conditioner on. My room was a... More 

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Australia
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134 reviews 134 reviews
23 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing location. Stunning location. The new apartments are also stunning and great value. The newly refurbished rooms are very nice. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Great internet. Very very helpful and knowledgeable team.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for 2 day weekend stay at the suggesting of friends who also stayed. It is an older hotel that would have been in its he day of the 1970' & 1980's. It is undergoing a reno and if the room I stayed in and the suite I was shown were any indication it is worth a... More 

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TheRexManagement, General Manager at Canberra Rex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Will B, Thank you for your many return visits and monitoring the changes taking place at the Canberra Rex Hotel. Your comments are much appreciated given renovations are never very easy and can impact negatively with guests expectations. The renovated rooms are coming into their own especially the comfort level of our beds and are certainly a 200% change... More 

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Address: 150 Northbourne Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Canberra Rex Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 152
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