Canberra is the capital of Australia. The place has been chosen in 1908 as the compromise between two major Australian cities: Melbourne and Sydney.
Currently, public servants constitute the majority of the workforce among 345000 inhabitants. Not surprisingly, the largest employer in the city is the Australian Government.
Canberra is the largest inland city and the eight largest city overall. Therefore, tourism does play a significant role in the life of the capital. There are numerous Canberra hotels which range from 3 to 5 star accommodations. We are going to discuss 5 hotels which represent a overall standard of the Canberra hotels:
- Forrest Hotel
- Marque Canberra Hotel
- Breakfree Capital Tower
- Canberra Hotel Realm
- Rydges Lakeside Hotel
Forrest Canberra Hotel
This is a 3 star Canberra hotel which is situated right next to the Parliamentary Triangle. The peaceful parklands surrounding this accommodation with all attractions and restaurants nearby will satisfy any traveler. Forrest Canberra hotel has 77 rooms and 37 apartments. Standard King or Twin bedded room costs $135 per night. 1 Bedroom apartment with fully equipped kitchen, lounge and dining area is $100 per night. 2 bedroom apartment costs $200 per night. This Canberra hotel is a good value for money accommodation which is only 5km from CBD.
Canberra Hotel Marque
Canberra hotel Marque is situated right within the heart of CBD. It is closed to major attractions of the city including monuments, restaurants and businesses. This is a 3.5 star accommodation which offers 78 rooms. All are equipped with facilities (TV, fridge, bar and dining room). Delux rooms with Queen bed, Foxtel and in-house movies cost around $179. Rooms with spa and King size bed cost $214 per night. 2 level Loft suites with additional rooms reach $224 per night.
Breakfree Capital Tower Hotel
This 4 star Canberra hotel is located inside CBD nearby Lake Burley Griffin. The position of the Breakfree Capital Tower provides an easy access to all city life facilities and entertainment. This Canberra hotel has outstanding facilities which include tennis courts, swimming pool, sauna, gym, squash courts and others. Essentially there are 2 types of accommodation: 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Prices are provided over the phone and are subject to high and low seasons.
Canberra Hotel Realm
Canberra hotel Realm is a 5 star accommodation which is situated at the Parliament house. It offer 158 rooms with various level of comfort and luxury. Realm rooms with a king bed, desk and TV cost $225 per night. Realm suites cost $290 while lane suites with separate master bedroom, generous kitchen, balcony and 2 living areas reach $290 per night. Canberra hotel Realm is an ideal accommodation for businesses and seminars.
Rydges Lakeside Canberra Hotel
This is a 4 star Canberra hotel which is located 300 meters from CBD on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. There are essentially 2 types of rooms: City-view Queen rooms and Lake-view Queen rooms. The city-view rooms are ideal for 2 people. The price is very affordable - only $160 per night. The lake-view rooms cost $189. They offer the same standard as the city-view accommodation plus the spectacular lake view. This Canberra hotel does not have many facilities and freebies. However, it is a perfect place for a short stay where money and the easy access to the city play a vital role.