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Practically Lakeside B&B

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14 Turner Pl Yarralumla, Canberra 2600 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Paradise for cyclists. Near wonderful cycle paths on the lake's edge. Enjoy superior quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation & privacy in a quiet, tree-lined street in central Canberra. Near tourist ...More attractions, Manuka & Kingston cafes & Parliamentary triangle, this beautiful B&B is located in the historic, lakeside suburb of Yarralumla, it is near the CBD, Turner from the Tate exhibition at the NGA, Weston Park, John James and Canberra Hospitals & popular outdoor cafes. Ideal for those who enjoy serious or gentle exercise, those interested in golfing, ornithology, photography, horticulture or for those who just enjoy a comfortable, tranquil environment. Be "Actively Lakeside" by taking advantage of our close proximity to Lake Burley Griffin to walk, run or cycle to major attractions. Bikes & kayaks are available at no cost. We are close to the marshaling area for marathons/cycling events, AIS Rowing course, inter-school regattas, Hot Air Balloon rides, Canberra Olympic, Manuka and Phillip Pools, tennis courts as well as the Royal Canberra Golf Course and Canberra Yacht Club. The room has both ducted & Nobo panel heating, ceiling fan, air conditioner, TV/DVD/radio & desk for computer /work materials. Free WiFi / broadband/cable internet is available. The adjoining dining room has a microwave, toaster, kettle & refrigerator, crockery & cutlery and a wide selection of teas & coffee. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 127 - US$ 141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We have spent a lovely 2 nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Firstly a big thank you to our hosts as you are both lovely, very helpful and can cook a delicious breakfast. There is plenty of room in this cosy B&B with comfy...More

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Response from fureliseAdelaide, Owner at Practically Lakeside B&BResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Deb and Graham. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time in Canberra and at our B&B. We hope that you had a leisurely drive back home and are sure your animals are delighted to see you. We...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Thanks Luba and Chris for a wonderful stay in your B&B last week! We enjoyed beautiful, crisp autumn weather which was perfect for a bike ride around the lake and for exploring the sites of Canberra. We loved your suburb of Yarralumla, close to everything...More

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Response from fureliseAdelaide, Owner at Practically Lakeside B&BResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you Lynne and Stephen for this lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed visiting our beautiful city and cycling around Lake Burley Griffin. The weather continues to be stunning.even after a frosty start! We really enjoyed meeting you both and hope that our...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Practically Lakeside B&B is a small boutique B&B close to Lake Burley Griffin in the Yarralumla area of Canberra. The room was very clean, well maintained and well heated on the cool Canberra evenings. We included the breakfast option during our stay and it was...More

Thank Kenneth D
Response from fureliseAdelaide, Owner at Practically Lakeside B&BResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you Ken and Cheryl for your lovely review. Chris must have done a sterling job looking after you after Luba's departure to Sydney! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the peaceful surroundings and bird-life.We really enjoyed meeting you both and...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Situated walking distance to the lake, You will enjoy a large room with everything you need including a king size bed also attached is a dining room with basic cooking facilities. Hosts are ready to assist you with any enquires and you can use a...More

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Response from fureliseAdelaide, Owner at Practically Lakeside B&BResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Judy.. We're delighted that Practically Lakeside is located close to your family and the facilities suited your needs. We really enjoyed meeting you and your family and look forward to you staying again in the future.

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic couple who own and manage this B&B. Great location and so quiet. Close to the lake and great walking and cycling area.very large room with king bed massive bathroom and central heating. Will return when we return to Canberra. Great cafes just...More

Thank Wayne K
Response from fureliseAdelaide, Owner at Practically Lakeside B&BResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you for this lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay @ Practically Lakeside B&B and hope you enjoy many pleasurable experiences on your road trip south. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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12 December 2016|
Response from fureliseAdelaide | Property representative |
Hello, Apologies, We are unavailable for December and January and do not have availability for the requested dates. Luba & Chris Thompson
9 July 2015|
Response from fureliseAdelaide | Property representative |
Hello we only have room for 2 adults only.
Rita A
7 April 2015|
Response from fureliseAdelaide | Property representative |
The tariff is $165 per night for one guest Without breakfast. A substantial breakfast is $15 per meal. We do not take single night. Minimum 2N stay. The Mint is about 2 minutes by car. Sincerely, Luba &Chris Thompson
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