Canberra Rex Hotel

150 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australia  show map
 3 stars
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Canberra Rex Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

The 3-star Canberra Rex Hotel lies within 1.7 km from Lake Burley Griffin, National Museum of Australia and Australian War Memorial. Canberra Rex Hotel has been welcoming guests to its en-suite rooms since 1961.

The city center is 5 km away from the hotel. The property is 1250 meters away from The Australia Institute.

This hotel is superbly based near lakes.

Guests can reach Canberra Rex Hotel by car from Canberra airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

The hotel offers 157 rooms featuring a dining area, a minibar, TV, a safe and free Wi-Fi as well as luxurious bathrooms with a dryer, a hairdryer and a walk-in shower. A toaster, an electric kettle and a dishwasher are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Every day a hearty breakfast is served in the dining room. Guests can try coffee and tea served in the lounge bar.

Services

The hotel offers a photocopier, an exhibition space and a catering service together with helpful staff.

Relax

Spa facilities at Canberra Rex Hotel include a sauna and a Jacuzzi. Active guests will benefit from fitness center and a gym available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   149.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • Free parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of AUD 20 per person per night in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

150 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australia

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City Center
  • Canberra
    2.9 mi
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    4.5 mi
Train Stations
  • Canberra Railway Station
    3.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Millie's Restaurant & Bar
    300 ft
  • Charcoal Rooster
    1200 ft
Ski areas
  • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
    1.4 mi
Beaches
  • Batemans Bay
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    149

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 270 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This twin/double room features air conditioning, seating area and electric kettle.

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    Two-Room Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This refurbished room features a modern bathroom with a walk-in shower. It also includes a 40-inch flat-screen TV with movie channels. A buffet breakfast is provided. Please note that the rates is based on 1 guest. Maximum occupancy is 2 (see hotel policies). Rooms that are wheelchair accessible are available on request. Please use the special request box when booking or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

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      Studio Suite
      Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed or Twin beds
      Size: 420 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Studio Suite

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        Suite
        Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed or King-size bed or Double bed
        Size: 445 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Hotel Suite

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          One-Bedroom Apartment
          Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed or Twin beds
          Size: 540 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          Apartment, 1 Bedroom

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            Two-Bedroom Apartment
            Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed and 2 Single beds or Twin beds
            Size: 650 sq. feet
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            • Private bathroom
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              Bed type: Double bed
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                  Deluxe Suite
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                  Executive Double Room
                  Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or King-size bed
                  Size: 270 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Canberra Rex Hotel Canberra location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    150 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australia

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Canberra
                      2.9 mi
                    Airports
                    • Canberra (CBR)
                      4.5 mi
                    Train Stations
                    • Canberra Railway Station
                      3.5 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • Millie's Restaurant & Bar
                      300 ft
                    • Charcoal Rooster
                      1200 ft
                    Ski areas
                    • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
                      1.4 mi
                    Beaches
                    • Batemans Bay
                      1.1 mi
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      149

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                    Canberra Rex Hotel Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Convention centers

                    Shopping areas

                    • Australian War Memorial - 1.2 mi
                    • National Museum of Australia - 1.7 mi

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Anzac Parade - 1.4 mi
                    • Telstra Tower - 1.7 mi

                    Stadiums

                    Museums

                    • Glebe Park - 1.0 mi

                    Business areas

                    • Canberra Centre - 4300 ft
                    • British High Commission - 1.9 mi

                    Local attractions

                    • Canberra Museum and Gallery - 5100 ft
                      Cnr. London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra
                    • Batemans Bay - 1.1 mi
                      Eurobodalla Nature Coast, Canberra
                    • Australian War Memorial - 1.3 mi
                      Treloar Crescent, Canberra
                    • Lake Burley Griffin - 1.1 mi
                      CanberraAustralia
                    • CSIRO Discovery - 1.1 mi
                      North Science Road, Canberra

                    Near the hotel

                    • Corroboree Park - 3100 ft
                      Paterson & Corroboree Park Streets, Canberra
                    • Canberra Centre - 4800 ft
                      148 Bunda Street, Canberra

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Millie's Restaurant & Bar - 300 ft

                      Address: 150 Northbourne Ave
                      Phone: (02) 6248 5311

                    • The Haige - 1400 ft

                      Address: 108 Northbourne Avenue
                      Phone: (02) 6243 8121

                      64% likes this, based on 93 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian
                      Price Range: USD 2 - USD 91

                    • The elk and pea - 2200 ft

                      Address: 21 Lonsdale Street

                      63% likes this, based on 49 reviews
                      Cuisine: Australian

                    • Charcoal Rooster - 1200 ft

                      Address: 94 Lowanna Streey
                      Phone: (02) 6247 2246

                      74% likes this, based on 8 reviews

                    • Debacle - 1800 ft

                      Address: 30 Lonsdale Street, Braddon
                      Phone: 6247 1314

                      Cuisine: Australian
                      Price Range: USD 11 - USD 29

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      149

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                    Canberra Rex Hotel Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Canberra Rex Hotel

                    Average guest rating

                    6.8out of 10
                    Very good
                    Based on 296 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      Great position in the city with a very good buffet in the morning, all with a 11am check out. Will be even better when all the refurbishments are done.

                    • Older travelers
                      6.2

                      Good value for money - no frills, but reflected in the price

                    • Group of friends
                      6.6

                      Price was right. Location was good. Staff helpful.

                      Room was not made up very well on second and third days. Very disappointing.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      The breakfast was delightful and a good variety of choices. The Manager was very attentive, helpful and most courteous. The bed was comfortable but a bit tired looking and with an awful view. No warning was given about the possibility of frost on the car windshield in the morning and not having covered parking made it a chore to remove and get on my way.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      The staff provided excellent service and are very understanding and accomadating.

                    • Single
                      6.6

                      Friendly staff and location

                      Mis communication between Rex & Booked.net as when I arrived there they have cancelled my booking instead of my collegue for whom they charged no show charges. Internet connection was not good

                    • Older travelers
                      7.8

                      Although in need of a paint, our room was very comfortable, clean and had what is required for business or pleasure, ie comfy bed, tea, coffee and bathroom requisites. We had breakfast included in our room charge which was very good. Staff were courteous, efficient and friendly.

                      There was only one thing that I found strange (not a bad point), that was an apparent policy that means if you pay cash for your room you must pay a deposit on your key. I felt that I was being penalized for paying something more secure and more beneficial for a company than credit card. Weird!! Once the building project is completed, hopefully there will be increased parking facilities, also better room security, ie instead of keys, a swipe card for unlocking and power supply to rooms etc. this would mean that rooms would be more Eco-friendly.

                    • Single
                      5.4

                      price

                      king bed was two singles limited four channels of free tv heater wasnt to hot

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      Staff member at reception (on Friday 6th at around 10:00pm) was fantastic ,please tell this young lady,"she was wonderful with checking me in".

                      No Foxtel or even real digital tv facility. No weekend room service. Bathroom was a little shabby (loose toilet roll holder and loose clothes hook ) No free wireless. It could not be hard weaving that into the per room price)

                    • Single
                      5.0

                      Staff friendly and helpful but trying to compensate for a tired old hotel with poor outdated facilities. The restaurant was good - food good and staff quick and efficient. Dinner much better than breakfast - cold scrambled eggs two mornings in a row.

                      No hot water unless bath tap is run for up to 10 mins. Does not explain this in rooms, says to run sink hot water tap for a few mins hahahaha Whole place needs a good scrub up. No attention to detail - ie not even any bottled water in the mini bar - nothing except those hideous long life milk sachets Car park a mess - I don't care if they are renovating they need to tidy things up in the interim - clean up us as you are working so guests do not have to park in a mess. Walls are so thin I was woken by snoring in next room.

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      the location was just what i wanted... The cost was very good and the dining was excellent.

                      certain areas of the room could be upgraded ... in particular the television sets...... Due to the size of the televisions some parts of the in house movies ( which were excellent ) were not visible on the small televisions

                    • Older travelers
                      8.0

                      The price

                      Shabby and run-down but clean and reasonably comfortable.

                    • Single
                      4.6

                      Staff were generally helpful & friendly. Food good, varied & healthy. Papers free & a good variety.

                      Carpet was torn & a safety hazard. Bathroom antiquated &1 power point not working.Noise from inside hotel machinery. Horrendous noise from builders next door all day.

                    • Group of friends
                      3.8

                      Not much at all over priced I paid with a credit card then they took more money from the card it was dirty the beds were hard and the shower is shocking not worth 1 star

                      The whole thing

                    • Single
                      7.0

                      Location and parking

                      Whole place a bit tired, and room a bit spartan, but you get what you pay for. Limited TV channels; pay for Wireless (I didn't)

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Canberra Rex Hotel Canberra location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    150 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australia

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Canberra
                      2.9 mi
                    Airports
                    • Canberra (CBR)
                      4.5 mi
                    Train Stations
                    • Canberra Railway Station
                      3.5 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • Millie's Restaurant & Bar
                      300 ft
                    • Charcoal Rooster
                      1200 ft
                    Ski areas
                    • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
                      1.4 mi
                    Beaches
                    • Batemans Bay
                      1.1 mi
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      149

                    Hotel Awards

                    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanberraCanberra Rex Hotel

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Australia

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