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Brassey of Canberra

Belmore Gardens & Macquarie St | Barton, Canberra 2600, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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sunshine coast
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159 reviews 159 reviews
53 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$30 pp breakfast if off the street. You judge. Small amounts of everything put out. 1 new staff part timer member very attentive but 1 regular staff member it was a struggle to get even a smile. Cold bacon & coffee. Bread runs out. Toaster had to be fixed twice just while we had the meal. First morning our big... More 

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Avoca Beach, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This hotel is walking distance to parliament and public service offices, close to Manuka shops and close to the lake running track. Great old-world atmosphere. Good service. Easy, free parking. Rooms have desk for working and good light

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Western Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The property is average at best, the whole property is tired, and the rooms are pokey but I assume it is heritage listed which does create problems. the en suites are very small and in need of refurbishment. Location is good, staff are friendly and the food was good.

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Cassilis
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The building is old but the rooms are fine. There seemed to be no other guests as it was so quiet. We had a pre dinner drink and loved the free dip and biscuits. There were other guests in the bar. We dined at a nearby restaurant but enjoyed a nightcap at the hotel bar before bed. Breakfast in the... More 

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Bungendore, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

An oldie world hotel with some character. Friendly and helpful staff on reception and the bar area and the general areas of the hotel are comfortable and clean. The hotel rooms are ok, basic, standard and to be honest a little dated and ready for some refurbishment. A pleasant overnight stay for an evening in Canberra and a walk to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
58 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A lifetime ago I used to work for the Foreign Service and Brassey was the "hotel" of choice where the Department would put staff who were back between postings. So back in the early 90's I spent a pleasant six weeks "living" at Brassey in between oveseas postings. I have long since left DFAT but still travel to Canberra on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend the brassey of Canberra. The service is fantastic, friendly and helpful. The building is a gorgeous heritage icon of Canberra, close to the city, questacon, meseum ect. It will be on my list of stay again.

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Canberra
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

As a group of friends we dined at the Brassey for the forth year in a row. As usual the place was all but empty save for us few souls which gave the atmosphere an air of neglect and abandonment. Nevertheless the food was excellent, the service very good (after all we were the only diners). Brassey has that old... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stayed for a night for business. This is an old hotel which is nice enough for what it is. A heritage hotel so you can't expect the modernity of a newly built premises. The room was quite small by modern standards and the bathroom equally so. The light in the bathroom needed a brighter light and probably a better clean... More 

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