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Hotel Realm

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 National Circuit | Barton, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 52 hotels in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Black Hill
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good hotel, close to embassies, Parliament House, etc. easy to find. Walking distance to Kingston cafés, restaurants and bars. Great car park for large cars. Also the rooms are much larger than most hotels

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Brisbane, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a lovely 2 night stay in the 2 bed apartment. Good sized kitchen, rooms and bathrooms. Staff young and friendly. A couple of housekeeping issues on arrival, but sorted quickly with one phone call. Three good eating places right there, Ostani, Maple and Clover, and Malamay, all highly recommended. A walk to Parliament House, National Gallery and the Portrait... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Realm is impressive in most parts but also have room for improvement in other parts. I booked a one bedroom suite last week for two nights. I was given one on the first level (above the reception ground level) facing the road, away from the afternoon sun. It is supposed to be better facing, so I was told. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although this is relatively a new hotel, clean and spacious, my stay was far from pleasant. My disappointment began when I walked into the room. the stench was unbearable. I thought someone must have used the bathroom before I checked in. I had to contact staff to bring an air freshener. The staff seemed to know exactly what my complaint... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regular visitors to Canberra and before booking accommodation I always check out internet reviews and ratings to assist in making our decision on where to stay. Unfortunately, this time the ‘Romantic’ tag, and well worth a stay were misleading for our weekend getaway. This hotel I believe is best suited for the business stopover, not a fun romantic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Carlos and the team at Hotel Realm are extremely friendly & attentive, the rooms are modern clean and full of creature comforts. Great onsite amenities.....................................................

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fortunate to have been all over the globe and stayed in many 5 star hotels, the Realm is up there for sure. The recent expansion of new eateries and coffee shops makes it mini destination in it's own right. We've had 'staycations' there to get a break from the routine. Service is always good, flexible and responsive with any requests.... More

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Devonport, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at The Realm dozens of times now but have never got around to writing a review. This is a First Class hotel with all that you would expect in a business hotel. Relatively fast free internet is always appreciated! The Realm precinct has become a destination in its own right with a very good bar and restaurants... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second stay and the Realm and although the minimalist style is very chic and the gadgetry high tech, there are some basics that are missing from it being a 5 star experience. I will start with the constructive feedback: -My initial observation was that the lounge area in front of the check in desk was very dusty.... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a special night away and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Realm. We stayed in a Bedroom suite and as a previous reviewer had written - I could possibly live there! Great, welcoming staff - thank you Catalina! and beautiful room. The iconic Canberran view from our balcony of DFAT, Parliament House and THAT flagpole - superb. We... More

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Address: 18 National Circuit | Barton, Canberra 2600, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Realm 5*
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Located at the footsteps of Parliament House in Canberra, the multi-award winning 5 Star Hotel Realm is part of a truly mixed-use precinct next to the Parliamentary Triangle. Hotel Realm offers 158 hotel and suite style accommodation rooms each with L'Occitane amenities, Apple(R) Mac-Mini in-room system and Nespresso coffee machines. Complimented by an in house day spa, state of the art health club, fine dining, casual dining, lounge bars, wholefoods cafe and onsite pharmacy. Combining contemporary elegance with avant-garde design, Hotel Realm is Canberra's only AAA rated 5 Star hotel. ... more   less 
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