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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.9 out of 5 Good
981 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Business Services
Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationManuka Shopping Centre9 min walk
Popular LocationManuka Oval12 min walk
Popular LocationParliament House20 min walk
AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.)66 min drive

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  • Standard Queen Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Queen Room
  • Standard Twin Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Twin Room
  • Standard Two Bedroom Apartment

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 721 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsStandard Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Executive One Bedroom Apartment

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExecutive One Bedroom Apartment
  • Standard One Bedroom Apartment

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard One Bedroom Apartment
  • Executive Two Bedroom Apartment

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 699 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsExecutive Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Forrest Double Room Special - limited housekeeping

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsForrest Double Room Special - limited housekeeping
  • Executive Two Bedroom Apartment

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 699 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExecutive Two Bedroom Apartment

About this area

Canberra

In the city centre, Forrest Hotel and Apartments is in Canberra's Capital Hill neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Old Parliament House and Australian War Memorial. Enjoy an event or a match at Canberra Stadium, and consider making time for National Zoo and Aquarium—a top attraction that's not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours. Our guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Manuka Shopping Centre - 9 min walk
  • Manuka Oval - 12 min walk
  • Parliament House - 20 min walk
  • Old Parliament House - 3 min drive
  • National Gallery of Australia - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Kingston Canberra Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 66 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sherwood Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Pialligo Estate - 9 min drive

About this property

Forrest Hotel and Apartments

3.5-star Canberra motel in Capital Hill, near Parliament House
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a conference centre are available at this smoke-free motel. Self parking is free. Other amenities include conference space, laundry facilities and a computer station. All 114 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service (during limited hours), rainfall showerheads and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Forrest Hotel and Apartments offers 114 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. 30-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (915 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 20 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Forrest Hotel & Apartments
Forrest Hotel Apartments
Forrest And Apartments Forrest
Forrest Hotel and Apartments Motel
Forrest Hotel and Apartments Forrest
Forrest Hotel and Apartments Motel Forrest

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Forrest Hotel and Apartments and receive a full refund?
Yes, Forrest Hotel and Apartments offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Forrest Hotel and Apartments cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Forrest Hotel and Apartments pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Forrest Hotel and Apartments?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Forrest Hotel and Apartments?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Forrest Hotel and Apartments?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Forrest Hotel and Apartments located?
Located in Capital Hill, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Parliament House, Old Parliament House and National Gallery of Australia. Australian War Memorial and National Museum of Australia are also within 6 mi (10 km). Kingston Canberra Station is 29 minutes by foot.
3.9
Good
981 reviews
5 - Excellent
231
4 - Good
483
3 - Okay
183
2 - Poor
60
1 - Terrible
24

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We enjoyed the location of the property, but as we visited Canberra during the time of bush fires, our stay was not very pleasant. But otherwise if you are looking for reasonable rate of accomodation and well located property, we recommend to stay here.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Smaller and older room than normal and noisier. Had foam room divider.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Wonderful staff. Clean and tidy rooms. Extra blankets plus heated bed blankets for cold Canberra winters.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

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