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Top Canberra Cheap Hotels

Adina Serviced Apartments Canberra Dickson
4 out of 5
45 Dooring Street, Dickson, ACT
Free cancellation
The price is £78 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"This is a nice property but it’s isolated. With no meals on site at the moment it’s not very convenient. To charge for parking in a place as isolated as this is wrong."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

Adina Serviced Apartments Canberra Dickson
Little National Hotel
4 out of 5
21 National Circuit, Barton, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (985 reviews)

"One night stopover. Comfortable bed Apple TV and blockout blinds= great stay"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Little National Hotel
Vibe Hotel Canberra
4.5 out of 5
1 Rogan St, Canberra Airport, ACT
Free cancellation
The price is £71 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Friendly staff, good location new hotel... but wasn't clean. The carpet wasn't vacuum for ages... our room never been dusted...."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Vibe Hotel Canberra
ANU - University House Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1 Balmain Crescent, Acton, ACT
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4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Ii is in a beautiful settling, calm and peaceful. My room was more like an apartment, with lounge/study, bedroom and bathroom (no kitchen). The mid-century furniture is well preserved,"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

ANU - University House Hotel
Pacific Suites Canberra
4.5 out of 5
100 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (2,442 reviews)

"Check in was quick and simple. Room was pretty tidy, needed a dust in some places is all."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Pacific Suites Canberra
Statesman Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Cnr Strangways & Theodore Streets, Curtin, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (916 reviews)

"Older style a accommodation revamped, sheets were crisp the shower was phenomenal as were the hygiene products provided"…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2020

Statesman Hotel
Alivio Tourist Park Canberra
4 out of 5
20 Kunzea Street, O'Connor, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,004 reviews)

"Everything was great except for the beds. Need to change mattresses."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Alivio Tourist Park Canberra
Nesuto Canberra
3.5 out of 5
2 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,552 reviews)

"Great location, very central and only a few minutes walk from the restaurant area of Caberra."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

Nesuto Canberra
Canberra Parklands Central
3.5 out of 5
6 Hawdon Place, Dickson, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
4/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"You require to upgrade the chairs and need thicker blankets Comfortable facility and beds"…"

Reviewed on 22 Apr 2020

Canberra Parklands Central
Crest Motor Inn
2.5 out of 5
60 Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £51 per night
4/5Very Good! (890 reviews)

"Have stayed at this place before was very disappointed this time as there was no breakfast that's . If I had of known that I probley would've stayed in Canberra."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

Crest Motor Inn
Aussie Settler Motel
3 out of 5
5 High St, Queanbeyan East, NSW
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3.9/5Very Good! (370 reviews)

"Room was in need of refurb. Was a little too basic and aged for the price."…"

Reviewed on 7 May 2019

Aussie Settler Motel
Forrest Hotel and Apartments
3.5 out of 5
30 National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
The price is £50 per night
3.9/5Good! (984 reviews)

"Wonderful staff. Clean and tidy rooms. Extra blankets plus heated bed blankets for cold Canberra winters."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Canberra Short Term and Holiday Accommodation
3 out of 5
47 McMillan Crescent, Griffith, ACT
The price is £48 per night
3.7/5Good! (282 reviews)

"The room was great, plenty of extras. Beds were tidy and coumphy. The house keeping lady was so kind and comforting. Will definitely stay again.😁"…"

Reviewed on 30 Apr 2020

Canberra Short Term and Holiday Accommodation
ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk
4 out of 5
1222 Federal Highway Service Road, Sutton, NSW
Free cancellation
The price is £52 per night
3.6/5Good! (990 reviews)

"I know ACT really well, the IBIS is positioned easy to get around ACT and surrounding areas"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2020

ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk
Madison Capital Executive Apartments
3.5 out of 5
108 Northbourne Ave, Braddon, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
3.5/5Good! (1,325 reviews)

"Room size and comfort were great. Proximity to CBD fantastic."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

Madison Capital Executive Apartments
ibis Styles Canberra
3 out of 5
203 Goyder Street, Narrabundah, ACT
Free cancellation
The price is £54 per night
3.4/5Good! (988 reviews)

"The unit was fine the common areas of the property were not fantastic"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul 2020

ibis Styles Canberra
ibis budget Canberra
2.5 out of 5
15 Tay Street, Antill Street, Watson, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £47 per night
3.4/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Good friendly staff working at the hotel reception. Were easily accessible and helpful. Cleaning staff also did a good job."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul 2020

ibis budget Canberra
Unilodge @ UC Short Stays
2.5 out of 5
Cooinda Hut, off Cooinda Street, Bruce, ACT
The price is £49 per night
3.3/5 (278 reviews)

"Overall this is good value for money place located close to the AIS. The property was clean but worn. Reception was friendly and efficient, quick to respond to our request for the right amount of towels. Short walk to food, convenience store and a uni bar. About a 20 minute drive from city centre. ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2019

Unilodge @ UC Short Stays
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Frequently asked questions

What is Canberra like for travellers on a budget?
Canberra offers a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Canberra Centre and Commonwealth Park, this destination is home to Lake Burley Griffin and National Arboretum Canberra, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Canberra?
Based on reviews, Madison Capital Executive Apartments is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Little National Hotel Canberra and Forrest Hotel and Apartments.
What's the seasonal weather like in Canberra?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Canberra is 592 mm.
What is there to see and do in Canberra?
Canberra attracts visitors with its top museums and lakeside setting, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Canberra Centre and Commonwealth Park, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Lake Burley Griffin and National Arboretum Canberra, or check out the area’s cultural spots like National Museum of Australia.
What's the best way to get around Canberra?
The most convenient airport is Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), 4 mi (6.4 km) away. Canberra may not have many public transport options so renting a car could be an economical alternative to see the area.

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What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Canberra?

Based on reviews, ibis budget Canberra is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include ANU - University House Hotel and Little National Hotel.

What is staying in Canberra like?

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Canberra, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, lakeside setting, and fascinating museums. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its shopping, art, and local tours. Top sights in the city include National Museum of Australia, Australian National Botanic Gardens, and Australian War Memorial. In Canberra, there are 181 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place to stay in Canberra?

Jamala Wildlife Lodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Lake Burley Griffin. Other favourite options based on reviews include Deco Hotel and Avenue Hotel Canberra.

Capital Hill is a walkable neighbourhood known for its fascinating museums and major shopping area. Other favourite areas in Canberra include Duntroon and Canberra City Centre.

What should I do while I'm visiting Canberra?

The city is well known for its museums and art, and cultural venues include National Museum of Australia, National Gallery of Australia, and Questacon (National Science and Technology Centre). Families come for attractions such as National Zoo and Aquarium, Cockington Green, and Canberra and Region Visitors Centre. The city is notable for landmarks like Australian War Memorial, Old Parliament House, and Telstra Tower.

What's the best place to stay close to Manuka Oval?

Adjacent to Manuka Oval, Manuka Park Apartments is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star apartment offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include Rydges Capital Hill and Forrest Hotel and Apartments.