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Avenue Hotel Canberra
Great for families
5 out of 5
80 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £92 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (984 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free airport shuttle, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great location. Walking distance to CBD dining and shopping precinct. Excellent staff ."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Avenue Hotel Canberra
Abode Narrabundah
Great for families
4 out of 5
61 Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (885 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, bike rentals, washer and dryer, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great location and quality. Would definitely recommend"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2020

Abode Narrabundah
Quality Hotel Dickson
Great for families
4 out of 5
Corner Cape & Badham St., Dickson, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (980 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Nice and clean. Good Location. Should put the sign that "when you do hot shower, please close the door. Otherwise the fire alarm will be..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jun 2020

Quality Hotel Dickson
Pacific Suites Canberra
Great for families
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)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry
Travellers say...

"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
Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra
Great for families
4 out of 5
2 Hely St. cnr. Canberra Ave., Griffith, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (983 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"The room was very clean with a very nice environment. The receptionist was excellent I recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra
Crowne Plaza Canberra
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 Binara Street, Canberra, ACT
Free cancellation
The price is £77 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (987 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bike rentals, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"We were happy with our stay. The bed was comfortable although the down/feather pillows were not. The set up of the room was great for relaxing and watching the TV. We paid a bit extra to include parking, it also came with breakfast which was a bonus."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

Crowne Plaza Canberra
Pavilion on Northbourne
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
242 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £53 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,941 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Location was great."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2020

Pavilion on Northbourne
Alivio Tourist Park Canberra
Great for families
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)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, outdoor tennis court, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

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

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Alivio Tourist Park Canberra
Adina Serviced Apartments Canberra James Court
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
74 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
Free cancellation
The price is £70 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,519 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kitchen, extra beds/cots, washer and dryer
Travellers say...

"Property was clean and well situated. TV was very poor with ABC, SBS & Channel 10 completely unavailble."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

Adina Serviced Apartments Canberra James Court
Pinnacle Apartments
Great for families
4 out of 5
11 Ovens Street, Kingston, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £87 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,324 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Nice property in a good area. Lots of space in the apartment and had all the required ammenities. Kids loved having TV’s in the room, but some of the channels didn’t work and there was no clear instructions. Master bed"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

Pinnacle Apartments
Nesuto Canberra
Great for families
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)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, outdoor tennis court, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

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

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

Nesuto Canberra
BreakFree Capital Tower
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra, ACT
The price is £76 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,083 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry
Travellers say...

"Extremely happy with the overall stay at this hotel. The room was very spacious, clean and newly renovated. Beds comfortable, kitchen very well equipped. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2020

BreakFree Capital Tower
ibis Styles Canberra Tall Trees
3.5 out of 5
21 Stephen Street, Ainslie, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night
3.9/5Good! (985 reviews)

"Easy to access by car and close to city. Good size room."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

ibis Styles Canberra Tall Trees
Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
30 National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
The price is £50 per night
3.9/5Good! (984 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"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
Crestview Tourist Park
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
81 Donald Road, Karabar, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £56 per night
3.7/5Good! (607 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, playground, laundry facilities
Comfortable 2 night stay.

"2 nights on Family business. Nice cabin but when I had to pull out the bedside table in order to plug in my sleep apnea machine there was a squashed cockroach. So I would presume area behind bed not cleaned often enough."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Crestview Tourist Park
Novotel Canberra
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
3.6/5Good! (979 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great location, lovely restaurant, great indoor pool especially nice during winter months. Great service. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Novotel Canberra
ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk
Great for families
4 out of 5
1222 Federal Highway Service Road, Sutton, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night
3.6/5Good! (990 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, outdoor tennis courts, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"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
ibis Styles Canberra
Great for families
3 out of 5
203 Goyder Street, Narrabundah, ACT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night
3.4/5Good! (988 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

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

Reviewed on 7 Jul 2020

ibis Styles Canberra
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Where should we stay in Canberra?

The welcoming destination of Canberra is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The lake views, museums and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), which is located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre. Canberra offers 81 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:

Alivio Tourist Park Canberra: Offers 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star campsite.

Ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk – Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. This 4-star resort is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Ibis Styles Canberra – Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.

Crestview Tourist Park – Offers free parking, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the quiet location at this 3.5-star motel.

When should we visit Canberra?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to decide when to grab the children and head to Canberra.

  • Hottest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 26°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August and September, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: September, April, February and November, with an average rainfall of 41.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, March, August and December, with an average rainfall of 55 inches

What should we see and do in Canberra?

While you and your family are visiting Canberra, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as National Museum of Australia and National Gallery of Australia. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as EPIC, Australian National Botanic Gardens and Australian War Memorial.

Canberra is also well-known for the:
  • Restaurants
  • Art
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Parks

Getting around Canberra

To see more of the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Kingston Canberra Station or Queanbeyan Railway Station. Canberra may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Canberra like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Canberra is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with the children. The lake views, museums and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), which is located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the centre of Canberra.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Canberra?
Pacific Suites Canberra is a top 4.5-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other choices for your stay with the children include Novotel Canberra and Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra.
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What's the 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's there to see and do with your family in Canberra?
While you are visiting Canberra, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Canberra Centre and National Museum of Australia. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Commonwealth Park, Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia.

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