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QT Canberra

#12 of 59 Hotels in Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have now stayed at the QT 3 times and I love it. Staff are attentive but not over baring and the design, atmosphere, décor are all fabulous! I really love the thought that has gone into the design of this hotel and you wouldn't know it from the outside.

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East Kurrajong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice hotel. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but once you step inside it's quite stunning. Excellent, friendly service by staff, very clean and modern. Good points: The bed was the most comfortable I've slept in away from home. Everything was clean. Service was great. Fantastic bar & cocktails. Only about 200mtr walk over an overpass to the lake... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited twice this month and enjoyed my modern and we'll appointed room. The view was lovely and I enjoyed the luxury touches such as bath robe, coffee machine, internet and movie channels. I was however underwhelmed at the meals selection for in room dining and in the restaurant. Also unimpressed at being overcharged on my bill for mini bar... More 

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Thank Kim M
Ashleigh W, Communications Coordinator at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Dear Kim M, Thanks for the review. We put a lot of effort into our special quirky, luxe touches so we love it when they're appreciated by our guests! Surprising to hear that you were underwhelmed with the meal choices at Capitol Bar and Grill given that there are over 50 dishes to choose from. We hope you'll stay with... More 

Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed Friday to Sunday in July for our anniversary. The room was great value for money (one of the main reasons we chose Canberra). Clean room and ensuite. Well maintained. Quirky decorations. Luckys is funky with the entrance through the barber shop. The donut dessert was delicious. Drink reasonably priced. A little let down by the lack of night life... More 

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Thank kg2580
Ashleigh W, Communications Coordinator at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Dear kg2580, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Happy anniversary! It's fabulous to hear that you enjoyed staying with us. The mini donuts are a favourite among our guests and staff so we love that you liked them too! Thanks again and we hope you'll stay at ours again soon. Cheers, Ashleigh More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to stay at the QT having been impressed with QT on the Gold Coast. Location was great and we got a good weekend deal (stay 2, pay 1). Plane was late and I asked the desk clerk to have the car parked underneath for us (didn't realise this would cost $25 - couldn't find any reference to this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Canberra can be a tad staid but this was a welcome change. Great decor with a nod to politics everywhere without being . We had cocktails late in the evening and loved the vibe in the bar. Beds were super comfy and room was small but well set up. Uber cool stay!!

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Thank Michelle T
Niall R, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Dear Michelle T, Thanks for leaving some feedback. We're stoked you were digging the late night bar vibe. Come back soon! Cheers, Niall QT More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently stayed at QT Canberra after purchasing a package for a Friday and Saturday night. We stay in Canberra a few times a year and QT was a nice change. The refurbished has been nicely done and the restaurant is great. Quirky little touches add to the experience. The rooms aren't huge as they are refurbished basic Rydges rooms... More 

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Thank We_love_holidays_107
Niall R, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Dear We_love_holidays_107, Thanks for leaving such a great review. It's great to hear you enjoyed the brekkie, it's usually a hit with guests! Hope to see you back very soon. Cheers, Niall QT More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A brief business trip in Canberra was made that much better by staying at the conveniently located QT Hotel. This is a great hotel with spacious rooms, a terrific bar and downstairs restaurant and all of the amenities that you need. The ground floor design with its political theme and related imagery is also fun. This is a great alternative... More 

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Thank Silvio T
Niall R, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Dear Silvio T, What an awesome review. We loved that you were a fan of our cheeky political side... you've got to laugh at that bunch, don't you?! Hope to see you back again very soon. Cheers, Niall QT More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

QT has put in the effort to be more stylish and modern and it has paid off. The rooms are modest in size but cleverly arranged. It is a great location as it overlooks the city and lake, is part of the New Acton area and a short walk to Civic and the lakeside. Numerous quality cafes and restaurants are... More 

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Thank Tonybuts
Niall R, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Dear Tonybuts, Isn't NewActon awesome? We're stoked to be right next to it. Thanks for the review and please come back soon! Niall QT More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for business in July 2016 and everything was just right. It's in a quiet place, easily accessible. Spacious rooms with all amenities a business traveler would need. Only downside for me is the alcohol in the room that's so publicly displayed (for purchase of course!) otherwise I would have given five stars!

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Thank BabaZedi
Niall R, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Dear BabaZedi, Thanks for leaving some feedback! We're stoked that "everything was just right"! If you'd prefer the alcohol to be removed, next time please let reception know and we'll have it removed for you right away. Hope to see you back very soon! Cheers, Niall QT More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Capitol Bar and Grill
Capitol Bar and Grill
Cuisines: Australian, Gluten Free, Bar, Grill
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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 Circuit, Canberra 2601, Australia
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $106 - $208 (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
#12 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
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