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The Best Hotels In Canberra For Business Travelers, 2020

Canberra is the capital city of Australia, which is incidentally one of the largest cities over here. The city design is the brainchild of two American Architects who were commissioned in 1913 following a contest. The design seeks inspiration from the garden city movement which is marked by greenbelts in urban settings. Besides the greenery, there are other things as well which make the city interesting: it is home to many cultural and social institutions and organisations such as the National Library and the Royal Australian Mint.

Canberra is a city blessed with natural scenic beauty, a planned city design,a thriving economy, and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. All these attributes contribute to a growing tourism industry, which in turn, has accelerated the establishment of high-end accommodation facilities in the form of luxury hotels.

Luxury hotels in Canberra are plenty, and many of them have an international reputation of unparalleled measure. Moreover, you will find luxury hotels of varying prices, services, and benefits. It totally depends on what you are looking for: a romantic stay at Ovolo Nishi is timeless, and QT Canberra assures you the services of a well-established hotel chain in the country. Basically, all you want is here in this city, and in case you are not sure which one to pick, I have a few for you to add to your list.

  1. Jamala Wildlife Lodge
    Address: National Zoo & Aquarium, 999 Lady Denman Dr, Canberra ACT 2611, Australia
    Jamala Wildlife Lodge is an award-winning luxurious escape into the wildlife without leaving modern-day sophistication. You choose to stay here and you will have the first-hand experience of wildlife, from majestic lions to lush wildlife greenery to gaze at. The lodge is located inside the National Zoo & Aquarium and comes with a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, rooms separated from the wildlife by strong glassed walls, and whatnot. One thing, however: it is quite expensive to stay here, But, it is worth all that you pay.
  2. Hyatt Hotel Canberra 
    Address: 120 Commonwealth Ave, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
    Coming from the world-renowned chain of hotels, Hyatt Hotel Canberra is a visual treat which offers high-class accommodation and value for money. The rooms are painted with mild yet pleasant colours, with an overall clean and sophisticated look. Here, spaces have been designated to conduct various kinds of events such as meetings and social functions. Other features include a fully-fledged laundry centre, swimming pool, and an on-site restaurant.
  3. Hotel Realm
    Address: 18 National Circuit, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
    The first thing you would notice in Hotel Realm is its sprawling lobby featuring fireplaces and extravagant sofas. But, of course, there is more to it than that. The hotel’s location is perfect as it is close to social and cultural hubs of the city, rooms reek of minimalist interiors which are pleasant to the eyes, restaurant serves delectable treats to satisfy yourself with, fitness centre helps you keep healthy, spa is where you relax away your time, and secured parking is all you need for your vehicle.
  4. QT Canberra
    Address: 1 London Cct, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    QT Canberra is located in a neighbourhood which is known for an array of fine dining and drinking spaces. The location is close to popular places in the city as well such as the Parliamentary Triangle, the National Portrait Gallery and others. The hotel operates rooms which come with political and animal artwork. Added to your comfort are other services such as a well-serviced restaurant, a barbershop, function spaces which are spacious and well-furnished, and a highly professional room service.
  5. East Hotel 
    Address: 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston ACT 2604, Australia
    East Hotel can be found near the famous café hub of the city and is close to the Kingston Foreshore area. It is best known for its apartment-style rooms featuring ultra-modern furnishings. Typical amenities in your rooms would include small kitchenette and laundry. There are three restaurants and bars which are supervised by the talented Francesco Balestrieri and serve local delicacies with finesse. Other services include fitness centre, child-friendliness, high-speed internet connectivity and services for people with special needs.
  6. Avenue Hotel Canberra 
    Address: 80 Northbourne Ave, Braddon, Canberra ACT 2602, Australia
    Avenue Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel which is popular among travellers for excellent room designs featuring spaciousness and elegance. The hotel is one of the most recommended places for corporate stays, considering that it is close to the city’s central business district and offers customised room services to cater to such stays. The Hotel runs an onsite restaurant called Marble & Grain which serves authentic European cuisine made from fresh local produce.
  7. Hotel Kurrajong Canberra 
    Address: 8 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600, Australia
    Hotel Kurrajong functions in a heritage building and offers a harmonious blend of the old and the new. Since it is located right in the heart of the city, it is close to many mainstream tourist destinations, particularly national galleries. There is a total of 147 fully furnished elegant rooms offering splendid outside views. It operates a fine dining place called Chifley’s Bar & Grill which is best known for its collection of fine wine. There are also function spaces which can hold a large number of people and can organise a variety of events.
  8. Ovolo Nishi 
    Address: NewActon Precinct, 25 Edinburgh Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Ovolo Nishi is an artistic delight best known for those who are looking for romance. But, it is not just about that and offers a variety of services to all kinds of travellers. The hotel comes with quirky exterior and comfortable yet modern interiors. The rooms come with vintage furniture, artistic bathrooms, and superbly comfortable beds. It operates a critically acclaimed restaurant called Monster Kitchen and Bar which creatively experiments with Australian cuisine. The entire place is family-friendly and desirable for those who have special needs.
  9. Crowne Plaza Canberra 
    Address: 1 Binara St, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Crowne Plaza Canberra is a reputed hotel which offers you a variety of rooms to choose from. Each room comes with a private balcony and well-furnished bathrooms. In case you wish to organise any event, the hotel takes care of that too with flexible function spaces within its premises. There are fine dining options, but you can always choose to get in-room dining service. Other services include secured parking, round-the-clock room service, and a fitness centre.
  10. Peppers Gallery Hotel
    Address: 15 Edinburgh Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Situated in the bustling Central Business District, Peppers Gallery Hotel is a heritage building functioning with the objective of keeping guests satisfied. It comes with creative wall hangings and artworks, highly personalised rooms, a well-acclaimed onsite restaurant, fully-furnished fitness centre, a library bar, and professional room service. There is also a tour desk which can help you explore the city better.

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Alexandra Dimitropoulou

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Alexandra Dimitropoulou is a VP and News Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, working to build and strengthen the brand’s popular, consumer-friendly content. In addition to running the company’s website, CEOWORLD magazine, which aims to help CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and other C-level executives get smarter about how they earn, save and spend their money, she also sits on the Board of Directors of the Global Business Policy Institute. She can be reached on email You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.