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“Quality lodgings, the carparking situation lets it down.”
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Quest Canberra
Ranked #31 of 57 Hotels in Canberra
Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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“Quality lodgings, the carparking situation lets it down.”
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Good quality accommodation, plenty of space and clean rooms. Balcony overlooking main street is a plus, although it is noisy on the weekends at night. However for the price paid I would expect better car parking - there is limited car parking at rear of premise, which is unsecured in an alley with a club X in it.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 January 2012

i stayed here for 4 nights while i was in Canberra on a business trip.
the room itself was great, clean, spacious with a lovely balcony. the main drawback was the very noisy location. The hotel is located on the first floor of a historic building and the ground floor is occupied by restaurants and bars. Very handy for grabbing a meal or a drink but not so good when your trying to sleep and you have people leaving the bars late a night in a not so sober state, screaming and shouting and unfortunately fighting and then the police sirens adding to the ambiance.

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 17 December 2011

Stayed for work in town so found the location very convenient. For the price I would normally expect more, but Canberra has low standards generally and high prices. The room was well sized, well fitted out and newly renovated. Except the bed was very uncomfortable. The staff were very friendly and always helpful. Room servicing was not consistent, some days they didn't come through and clean. Parking is a problem because of outsiders stealing parking places or double parking people in. The noise from the bars and restaurants downstairs was also very noisy by Friday and Saturday night for the front facing rooms. But all in all, it was a good hotel in Canberra and I would stay again.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
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Reviewed 5 December 2011

We had a rather large one bedroom apartment without much of a view, but as we were visiting it wasn't too important. The apartment looked really fresh and clean. The girl on reception was welcoming, but looked a little bit scruffy I thought. She offered advice about places to eat and was extremely helpful with a few other questions we had. Our bed was comfortable and all appliances in the kitchen were modern and new. If you are visiting Canberra, I would highly recommend this Quest.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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Aalborg, Denmark
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Reviewed 12 November 2011

Quest Canberra is a modern place to stay in Canberra. Reception staff are helpful even the girl who was obviously new, She tried her hardest to ensure our questions were answered.

Great place to stay and I would recommend it to any one traveling to Canberra, just not during the weekend as it is very noisy on the street below.

The only bad thing was the receptionist who was working during our check out had no shoes on and was walking to and from the reception with no shoes. She didn't make an attempt to put them on either. Shame as its such a great place.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
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Joshua W, Manager at Quest Canberra, responded to this review, 30 November 2011
Thank you Amelia S for your review. We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay and we look forward to hosting you again at Quest Canberra. With regards to the staff member who was not wearing shoes, I have since spoken to her advising her that she must wear her shoes whilst working at Quest Canberra. If I can offer any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me at any stage on 02 6243 2222.

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Quest Canberra
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Additional Information about Quest Canberra

Property: Quest Canberra
Address: 28 West Row | Melbourne Building, Canberra 2601, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#27 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
Price range (per night): ₹ 7,765 - ₹ 18,034
Hotel Class:4 star — Quest Canberra 4*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Developed within the heritage charm of the Melbourne Building, we offer apartment accommodation in Canberra with a range of stylishly furnished studio, one and two bedroom apartments. The majority of apartments feature large balconies, fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities, as well as separate lounge and dining areas. Limited unsecured parking for a nightly fee, subject to availability and must be booked prior to arrival. ... more   less 
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