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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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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a horrible stench in the hallway near the vending machine and large pot plant. The room was small, the bathroom was in desperate need of repair. The hot water in the shower came out cold. The air conditioning was blowing cold air no - 28degrees my foot! There were questionable stains on the blanket in the wardrobe. The... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This hotel has seen better days, but is architecturally interesting and quite a charming ambience compared to the clinical minimalist atmosphere of some of the newer hotels. Heritage rooms are dated but roomy. Temperature was down to 5 degrees at night but the air conditioner in my room only blew out cold air, the answer was to give me an... More 

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sunshine coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

$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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 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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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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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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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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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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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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