Rydges Canberra

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Indoor pool
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, individually decorated

Overview of Rydges Canberra

Rydges Canberra

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Capital Hill with indoor pool and restaurant

7.8/10 Good

293 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
Corner Canberra Ave & National Circuit, Forrest, ACT, 2603
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Self parking
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front desk safe
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Capital Hill
  • Canberra Centre - 6 min drive
  • EPIC - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Queanbeyan Railway Station - 10 min drive
  • Kingston Canberra Station - 26 min walk
  • Bungendore Station - 32 min drive

About this property

Rydges Canberra

When visiting Canberra, Rydges Canberra is a great choice to consider. Guests can visit the health club for a workout or grab a bite to eat at The George Grill, which serves local cuisine. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include an indoor pool and a bar/lounge. Fellow travelers love the central location and quiet guestrooms.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 186 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 11 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (AUD 15 per night)
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Fence around the pool

Working away

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference center (2153 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Health club
  • An indoor pool

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Low-height counter/sink

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Dining

The George Grill - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
The George Bar - This bar specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open select days.
Breakfast by The George - This restaurant serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 34 for adults and AUD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 percent

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2022 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Parking

  • Self parking costs AUD 15 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Capital Hill Rydges
Rydges Capital Hill
Rydges Hotel Capital Hill
Rydges Capital Hill Hotel
Rydges Capital Hill
Rydges Canberra Hotel
Rydges Canberra Forrest
Rydges Canberra Hotel Forrest

Frequently asked questions

Does Rydges Canberra offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Rydges Canberra does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Rydges Canberra?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Rydges Canberra?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Rydges Canberra?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Rydges Canberra?
Yes. Self parking costs AUD 15 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Rydges Canberra?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Rydges Canberra and nearby?
Rydges Canberra has an indoor pool and a health club.
Are there restaurants at or near Rydges Canberra?
Yes, The George Grill offers local cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from June 1 2022 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Maple+Clove Cafe (6-min walk), Malamay (7-min walk), and Kopi Tiam (9-min walk).
What's the area around Rydges Canberra like?
Rydges Canberra is a short 10-minute walk from Manuka Oval and 17 minutes' walk from Parliament House. Travelers say the area is very central and good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings

7.8

Good

8.5/10

Cleanliness

8.0/10

Staff & service

7.9/10

Amenities

7.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Robynne, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very comfortable clean and tidy. Super value for a weeks stay. Will stay again for sure.
Wayne, 11-night business trip
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6/10 Good

It was okay, the check in was so as he was new but okay. All the rooms around us were being renovated, painting etc. Was a bit noisy at times,.
Joanne, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Eugene, 1-night business trip
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6/10 Good

Dated hotel! Great location & friendly staff
Sabrina, 4-night business trip
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6/10 Good

Average at best.
Average at best. Way overpriced for an overnight stay, might try other options next time.
Michael, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very comfortable bed and the shower was awesome. The staff were extremely helpful.
Kathryn, 4-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Bel, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Grace, 1-night family trip
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