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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Really enjoyed my two night stay here over the June long weekend. The hotel is cute and very comfortable, even though it's a little dated. The King room was absolutely huge - lots of space to put luggage and have breakfast. I thought a ground room floor would be noisy and uncomfortable, but you could barely hear anything from the...

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kate M, Thankyou so much for the positive feedback, the team and I thrive on it! Very pleased to hear that you avoided the "credit card scrape" getting ice off of your windows Hope to see you again soon Rowland and the Diplomat Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Enjoyed 1 night stay in King Spa Suite which was very roomy and well heated. The pillows were very uncomfortable but the bed was lovely. The Spa jets were too powerful when activated ,causing too much water to slop over the bath ! The Restaurant meals were delicious and the staff were helpful and friendly. Great having free ,accessible WiFi.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi 326marilyn, Thankyou so much for the feedback. It sounds like we need to tone those spa jets down a little! Pillows are a little tricky to get right for each individual. For future stays you must try our pillow room which has a range of different options that you can try for a better sleep. Hope to see you...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 8, 2016

I was impressed by the email correspondence and reception on arrival. Efficiency plus with warm smiles. Our room, 1002 near reception was well located and convenient to the lift to the underground car park. The room was large, airy and all amenities well positioned to maximise space. I liked their "green environment" policy especially as we were rewarded with a...

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi travellermarion, I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon Rowland and the Diplomat Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Good value for a hotel close to our offices. Staff were attentative. The breakfast and dinner menu were great and rooms were comfortable. Will be staying there again this week for work and look forward to the peace and quiet to catch up on paperwork after I return from the office.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sagirl1988, thank you so much for the positive feedback. I am thrilled that you will be staying with us again! Rowland and the Diplomat Team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 5 nights in a Spa suite it was very roomy with separate bedroom. Bed was comfy, shower was good. Restaurant was good meals were very nice and large, room service was on time and good as well. The rooms have been updated however there are still some dated aspects such as the bathroom and spa. Although I had...

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for providing feedback on your time with the Diplomat. We hope to see you again in 2017

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed May 31, 2016

We booked quite last minute and it was the rate and location of this hotel that I thought was the best for us. We went to Canberra to see the Fiona Hall exhibition at the national art gallery and were only in Canberra overnight. Hotel is reasonably small, which we liked. Rooms were an OK size for us. Everything worked...

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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Top rate. From the efficient and courteous checkin to the prompt and trouble free departure, the whole stay was a very pleasant experience. The bed was very comfortable and everything in the room worked as it should. This is a top rate hotel.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for letting the world know that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed May 28, 2016

I found The Diplomat to be very warm and welcoming.Some may say it is a little dated but I really enjoyed the old world charm.The staff were very friendly and the meals were excellent.I will be staying here again.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent stay. We're pleased that you enjoyed yourself

Glenmore Park
Reviewed May 24, 2016

From the booking to check-out the experience was fantastic. When I booked the room (I called them the night before) they offered to include breakfast even though it was not part of the room cost. They were extremely friendly at reception and the room was fantastic. Very clean and comfortable. Had dinner and breakfast at the hotel. The dinner was...

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for letting us know about your recent stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Eleebana, Australia
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Really large room, firm but good beds. Dining room is great, books, magazines and lounges which are great for a single business traveller. Service was friendly but not overbearing. Only comment the wine list is a bit expensive. Food was excellent

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for the great feedback. We hope to see you again in 2017

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Diplomat Hotel is located in the heart of Manuka-Kingston - an easy walk to the best that Canberra has to offer! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diplomat Hotel

Address: Cnr Canberra Ave & Hely St | (2 Hely St), Canberra 2603, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $108 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Diplomat Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Diplomat Canberras Boutique Canberra
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
#17 Romantic Hotel in Canberra
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for a room away from the main road”
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“Away from the busy road (which runs past the back)”
PaulBBrisbane, Feb 10, 2017 | Read review
“Ask about suites and balconies.”
loonyandliterate, Jan 23, 2017 | Read review
“book early!”
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“Great location, secure undercover car parking available”
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