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Pavilion on Northbourne

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   242 Northbourne Avenue | Dickson, Canberra 2602, Australia
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Ranked #25 of 53 Hotels in Canberra
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Terrible accommodations. Paid full price and was put in a tiny little corner room with very low ceilings. The room was dark and it felt like the walls were closing in on us the whole time we were there. It was not a pleasant stay at all. Asked to borrow a bottle opener and none were available - was told... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised Staff at front very pleasant and helpful Room consisted of a lounge dinning area with one bedroom with large on suite with great shower. Queen size bed pillows a little too soft if you are used to a firm bed and pillows. Room and on suite very clean Conditioning to cold during night No free Wifi which is... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pavillion on Northbourne surprised me. Not only are the rooms bigger than the photos (possibly due to the circular building I was in meaning the rooms are wedge-shaped), but the atriums are filled with greenery and softly lit through the tent-like roof, which can be a pleasant contrast from outside. The room prices are a welcome change from big-city prices.... More

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Albury, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this place on Wotif and paid "special" rate for a deluxe room. The atrium of the hotel feels nice and welcoming. The staff is very friendly and the coffee at the bar is very good. What annoyed me a bit was the sales talk in upgrading my room for an extra $ 50. If you have 180 dollars... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a frequent adhoc, non business traveler to Canberra I always check booking sites for prices. However I always seek out the Pavilion. Quick stay recently was a nice return. The best beds in Canberra, king size, firm yet very comfy. Foyer is lovely with its rain forest feel. Its not the best place in Canberra but it often has... More

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Paul S, General Manager at Pavilion on Northbourne, responded to this review

Dear Colin W Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Pavilion Northbourne, and I'm glad that we were able to welcome you back to the Hotel. we are always pleased to welcome back our return guests. we have recently finished a full renovation of our Atrium Restaurant & Bar which is a great area to relax after... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for quiet, clean rooms, comfortable beds at central location with parking at a fair price, the Pavilion fits the bill. The buffet breakfast was tasty with a good variety of fresh and cooked foods as was the reasonably priced room service.

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Paul S, General Manager at Pavilion on Northbourne, responded to this review

Dear Chivaslakemacquaire Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Pavilion on Northbourne, and I'm glad that we were able to offer you such an enjoyable experience. We have expanded our buffet breakfast in the last couple of months, and are receiving some wonderful positive feedback on the items we now offer. Should you be returning to Canberra,... More

Vermont, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Pavilion. All of the staff were friendly and helpful, the room was clean and a reasonable size, and the atrium and restaurant are quite nice. We enjoyed the buffet breakfast, which had a variety of hot and cold foods, including smoked salmon and a salami plate- yum! The atrium was beautiful, with lots... More

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Jackie M, General Manager at Pavilion on Northbourne, responded to this review

Dear Judith S, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Pavilion on Northbourne, and I'm glad that we were able to offer you such an enjoyable experience. We have expanded our buffet breakfast in the last couple of months, and are receiving some wonderful positive feedback on the items we now offer - including of course the... More

Orange, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I usually stay at another favourite hotel in Canberra but decided for around $10 more, I would try the Pavilion. I now consider it worth every cent more than my previous preferred accommodation. Room was well appointed and spacious. A very large gathering area in the middle of the courtyard with a licensed area (which I did not use). Cafe... More

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Jackie M, General Manager at Pavilion on Northbourne, responded to this review

Hello Garry S, It is always wonderful to see a guest with a favourite hotel try something new, and enjoy it! As creatures of habit we can sometimes tend to stick to what we know. We have recently finished a full renovation of our Atrium Restaurant and Bar, and I can highly recommend this area for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or... More

Moonta Bay, South Australia, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here from 24 to 28 September and my son had his wedding reception here on 27 September. The key card system is fragile; we went through 4 sets of key cards in 4 days and staff didn't bother to tell my partner that when he had to get his card replaced, all other keys for the room would... More

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Jackie M, General Manager at Pavilion on Northbourne, responded to this review

Dear Nyree G, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience with Pavilion on Northbourne. I understand that we have reached a resolution privately due to the incorrect meal option being served, as this is incredibly out of the norm for our regular high standards, however if you have any further comments you would like to add... More

Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed here for three nights on a recent visit for Floriade. The positives were the very friendly staff, the lovely atrium, very comfortable beds and it appeared neat and tidy. However, the rooms seem to be in desperate need of an update, especially the bathrooms - there were bottles of body wash and shampoo fixed to the wall and... More

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Jackie M, General Manager at Pavilion on Northbourne, responded to this review

Dear LOUISE H, Thank you for staying with us during your recent trip for Floriade, and for taking the time to review your stay. We appreciate all feedback, as this allows us to improve on the experience that we can offer our future hotel guests. I am pleased to say that we will be undergoing room renovations in the near... More

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Address: 242 Northbourne Avenue | Dickson, Canberra 2602, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pavilion on Northbourne 4.5*
Number of rooms: 156
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