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QT Canberra

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Brisbane
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't often give bad reviews of hotels, but this one I was really disappointed in. Check-in - we swear the French-speaking staff member was totally put out by the fact we had turned up to check-in. Nothing against the French, but her attitude was really snooty and unwelcoming. Foyer of hotel very funky, and bar area very nice (did...

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Queanbeyan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The room was nice, but I can't say any of the staff were until we checked out. The room wasn't properly cleaned and the coffee/tea bar hadn't been restocked. With those exceptions, location was good and having access to a balcony was nice too. For the price and service, I'll be saving my money next time.

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Sorry i half expected a pool for that price. I was here for the bridge tournament. The rooms are clean and bed is comfortable. I love the movie selection. The bathroom is spacious. The breakfast has a variety of choices. The staff is courteous and very helpful.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked as a treat, this chain of hotel always seems so unique and quirky and we were looking forward to staying at this hotel. We normally stay in self-cater apartments when we visit Canberra. The Room - was fine. The location - for us is great. Checkin was poor - we arrived at 4pm 2 hours after checkin is...

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Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night I was invited to dinner at the QT. Once upon a time QT was slang for "quiet" - as in "I did it on the QT" meaning I did it quietly. The restaurant last night was anything but quiet. The piped music was unrelentingly loud and intrusive, not my taste but I could not ignore it. It made...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Liz081, Our brand is definitely not about being quiet - we like to come in with a bang! We are of course here for our guests and always reviewing what we need to do to give everyone the best experience possible, so your feedback has not fallen on deaf ears. Glad you enjoyed the food portion of your meal,...

Kyneton, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, great amenities but a pool would be a bonus too! Our room was comfortable and our view from our balcony amazing! Would have loved some seats to sit on the balcony to enjoy our view. Dining and bar areas are great. Will stay here again. Thank you.

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hey Matt B, Thanks for your great review! Ask our team to direct you to the Canberra Olympic pool next time, less than a 10 minute walk away! Glad you got to experience our fantastic dining options, see you next time you're in town! Thanks Lauren

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights in January and were very impressed with the property. The staff are excellent, very friendly and efficient. The room was good not overly large but comfortable. The place is very trendy and well positioned, central to all the sites that you want to visit. On site parking is available for a modest cost, the restaurant...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi SalCacopardo, Glad you enjoyed your weekend with QT Canberra - it was great to have you! Our top floor views are pretty magical, lovely to go to sleep and wake up to. Thanks for letting us know about the water pressure - we'll get onto it. See you next time you're in town! Lauren

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights in this great hotel in Canberra. Location was terrific and overall the hotel was clean and modern. Staff were friendly and the breakfast was good. Not sure about all of the pics of politicians all over the walls and in the room, i guess that adds to the quirkiness! didnt get to sample dinner although the room...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hey BradDeeth, Thanks for your great review! We love our quirky politician wall - very Canberra appropriate and definitely a talking point! Hope we can see you back next time you're in town Cheers Lauren

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I gotta say that first impressions at this hotel were great. It was easy to check in, the music was very cool, the room full of fun and character (although small). The atmosphere at the ground floor bar was also really great for a Thursday night. On the down side...no pool or gym. The bar and restaurant closed early. Breakfast...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi stefan t, Thanks so much for your review - looks like you had a bit of a mixed bag! Glad we managed to impress on some points. Our rollaway bed charges are $50 per night, apologies if anything got lost in translation. I know we were able to remove this from your extended night stay on check out. Hope...

Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I find it frustrating when a hotel updates the interior but doesn't do the doors/windows. I know they are very expensive but for me it takes away a fair amount of the new interior. Noise, look of them etc. I did have some trouble initially with the restaurant requesting vege food (hardly any options), but after speaking with one of...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Scott_Fiona_Anjali Thanks so much for your review - the problem with being an Italian themed grill is that we definitely focus on the meat dishes! Glad our lovely chefs were able to sort you out. We hope you do come back through QT on your next visit and take full advantage of your Black level membership. Thanks Lauren

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Capitol Bar and Grill
Capitol Bar and Grill
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Bar, Australian, Grill
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
QT Canberra sits within the iconic Lakeside hotel that has been the scene of many a handshake deal and long lunch. In the great tradition of Australian politics we do business with a wink and a nod and know that after a gruelling day of question time (from the kids or the leader of the opposition) you need a place to put your feet up an a soft bed to fall into. Our 205 guest suites are kitted out with designer decor and all the business savvy mod cons we know you need to get the job done. Expect a seamless technology offering and a team geared to assist you with any left-field requests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about QT Canberra

Address: 1 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $112 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — QT Canberra 4.5*
Number of rooms: 205
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Also Known As:
Rydges Lakeside Canberra Hotel Canberra
Rydges Lakeside Hotel Canberra
Canberra Rydges Lakeside Hotel
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Canberra
#10 Romantic Hotel in Canberra
#15 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
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“Ask for a room away from the elevator with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles SalCacopardo, 1 week ago | Read review
“Try get a higher room, ours was load and the view was dirty”
 of 5 bubbles Vassodogs, 1 week ago | Read review
“Coming on New Years Eve, get a hinterland room to see the fireworks”
 of 5 bubbles 747gregoryr, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles JOHN_RZ8631BO, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The rooms on the London Crt ( Park) side do appear slightly bigger. The opposite side has a view of the tower on Black Mountain.”
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 of 5 bubbles nacnudm, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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