All hotels in Barton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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4.1 / 5Excellent

Score breakdown (from 55 reviews)

Average rating for:

  • Cleanliness
    4.4
  • Service
    4.2
  • Comfort
    4.1
  • Condition
    4.1
  • Neighborhood
    4.2
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4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great heritage hotel"
Great hotel. Freshly refurbished and spacious rooms. Well preserved 1920's style in common areas. Parking space can be a problem. Neighbourhood is full of government agencies, not a lot happening outside of business hours.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Jul 4, 2015
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Best deal in Canberra"
I stayed here for 6 weeks while visiting ANU (uni visitors' housing was ludicrously expensive). The hotel itself isn't anything spectacular, but it's totally adequate and it's a great value compared to the rest of the hotels in Canberra (see for yourself). It's right next to a bus station that several different buses go through so you can usually be in the city center within 15-20 mins or so. If you have a bike it's about a 20 min ride, probably 5 by car. The restaurant is decent -- not amazing, but pretty good. The staff are really friendly and accommodating. No concerns about safety, cleanliness, functioning facilities, or anything basic like that. Overall the hotel could use a bit of basic renovation, I suppose, but it's not like anything is falling apart. It's fairly near to Manuka and Kingston, where there are a lot more restaurants, some stores, bars, a grocery store, movie theater, etc. Though like most things in Canberra most of those things tend to close around 9 or 10. All in all it's a great place to stay if you need a hotel, don't need to be smack in the center of the city, want to save money, and aren't expecting something luxurious. I would totally stay here again.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
23 night business trip Oct 23, 2013
Cory
US

The following English reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

4.0 / 5Excellent
Stay was very pleasant. No toothpaste. Room was very cold.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip Jul 24, 2015
donna
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Nicely renovated hotel with comfort and history"
We very much enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Kurrajong. The room we had was nicely decorated, clean and comfortable. However, it would have been even better if there had of been two arm chairs instead of only one. Breakfasts were nice and we enjoyed the old photo wall hangings and learning a bit about the history of the hotel. Parking was a little challenging at the busier times with the dimly lit public street the only option one night. A larger car park would be good to see.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night romance trip Jul 17, 2015
Stephen
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great hotel"
Great hotel and good location.. Very cosy!!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night business trip Jul 3, 2015
TARIQ
GB
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Easy location and great history."
Very comfortable historic hotel. Location great and public transport on the doorstep. Decor wonderful. Very comfortable.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night trip May 2, 2015
Sarah-Jane
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"one night"
Great stay. Room fabulous, quite, well appointed. The only issue I had was the "hot water" - it wasn't hot. Breakfast good - coffee good.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Jun 15, 2015
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
2 nights in fine weather though a little cold. The room heating despite the assistance and helpful advice of very friendly maintenance person Dave was a little cool.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Jun 10, 2015
Gerard
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Not good enough."
It was obvious that the hotel had a beautiful multi-million dollar renovation. But our room was filthy. The bathroom was dirty and dusty with boot marks on the tiles. Our bed was unmade and dusty. It definitely put a dampener on our experience.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip May 30, 2015
Adrian
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Good homely accommodation"
The hotel is a great alternative in Canberra. Very homely feel to it. Location is good for the city if you have transport. Only negative is the range and price of the restaurant menu. Limited choice and ridiculously high prices. With no transport, there are no other food options within walking distance. Whilst rooms are well heated, corridors are not!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night business trip May 24, 2015
TERRY
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Kurrajong Hotel Canberra"
Very pleasant. Nice, welcoming fire in the hearth of the lobby where one could linger - reading, chatting or having a drink. Good rooms of a very nice size but only one chair and for 2 people it was awkward! Some of the hotel and restaurant staff were excellent, ready to help at any moment.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night business trip May 3, 2015
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Canberra art visit"
We particularly enjoy the European style breakfast in fact it is one of the reasons we return as well as the proximity to the museums and galleries.A minor problem is the location of the t.v ergonomically impossible to view in any comfort.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Apr 28, 2015
A Traveler
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"A bucket list to do hotel"
We found this hotel a breath of fresh air The history and memorabilia gave the Kurrajong a unique place in Australia's list of must do hotels.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip May 5, 2015
gary
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Lovely rooms, great area, friendly staff"
A very nice, yet friendly hotel in Canberra. Close to all parliament house and the lake. The rooms were nicely renovated and very comfortable. A very nice restaurant downstairs, but expensive.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night business trip May 4, 2015
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"ANZAC 100 YEARS MEMORIAL WEEKEND"
Comfortable, modern hotel rooms. Carparks were hard to come by at the hotel, which should not happen. Restaurant (Chifley's) was very busy at breakfast on Anzac Day, and there was a fairly long wait for a table and then further lengthy delay in getting meal served! Location was very central to the main attractions - War Memorial and Museum, Parliament House, Royal Mint, etc. Wi-fi provision was minimal and should be provided FREE for hotel guests. Staff were pleasant and efficient for the most part, altho on one day of our stay our room was neglected to be serviced, and I know I did not leave the DO NOT DISTURB sign on my door as we were OUT all day!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night romance trip Apr 24, 2015
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Lovely refurbished hotel"
I stayed at hotel Kurrajong for ANZAC day April 2015 in the Heritage room for 2 nights. The hotel is an old building that has been refurbished but still maintained its classic features. As i walked in the main foyer felt very cosy with a wood fire burning. The room was of a high standard of cleanliness with good quality amenities. The garden area out the back of the hotel is lovely in autmn with a mix of lavendar bushes, deciduous trees and a beautiful seating area around tables with inbuilt gas heaters. We tried to book for dinner on the night that we arrived but sadly it was fully booked. We did get to go to breakfast in the morning and although the food was pleasant it did take them 1.5 hours from order until our breakfast was brought out from then kitchen and this was after i had to enquire of its whereabouts. Lucky for us we werent in any rush. The staff serving in the restaurant have to sort out a better system of service as three times they came to our table with coffees that we never ordered and they would go from table to table asking whos coffees they were. My one other gripe is that despite having hung the Do not disturb sign on my door, housekeeping staff walked into the room on two occasions while i was sleeping. I was quite annoyed as i was trying to sleep before departure and work committments. Overall it was a pleasant stay. The hotel was very nice
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 28, 2015
Carly
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Very comfortable and convenient location"
We enjoyed our stay and because of its excellent refurbishment, attentive staff and location, we would definitely stay there again.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 27, 2015
Michael
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Lovely hotel in central location"
This hotel is recently renovated and the results are lovely. Very classy fittings, comfortable bed, only negative was water pressure in shower was a little weak. The restaurant and bar areas are top notch with nice outdoor seating area.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 20, 2015
minna
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Comfortable heritage hotel near Parliament House"
Enjoyed the central location of this hotel, and its 1920's style which includes log fire and courtyard for afternoon tea/cocktails. Food was good - well presented and at reasonable prices. Extensive renovations should have included soundproofing the function rooms: the noise from an event in one of the central rooms permeated the entire upstairs floor. Generally helpful staff, but a couple of them could do with a refresher course on communicating with guests in a pleasant and respectful manner.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 19, 2015
Mark
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Recently renovated hotel."
Enjoyed our stay but wouldn't come back. Rooms are way too dark and ours was noisy. Problem with the fridge. The breakfast service is too slow and forgetful. They say they provide guest parking but there are not enough spaces. The restaurant was quite nice.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 17, 2015
Ann
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"professional and service oriented"
Excellent all round. Great to see a professional outfit at a reasonable price
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Apr 10, 2015
A Traveler
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
it was excellent - great food, excellent service, comfortable room, close to Parliamentary places of interest & galleries too
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 14, 2015
A Traveler
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great location close to attractions!"
Really classy interior with a historic sense. Great cleanliness and comfort! Limited parking though.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 10, 2015
tarek
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Character hotel"
Lovely old charm with all modern facilities. Very convenient for tourists or business
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night family trip Mar 31, 2015
Sally
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Quiet and comfortable"
Enjoyed thoroughly. Location very convenient as we could walk everywhere
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 3, 2015
chris
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"A beautifully restored piece of history"
We chose this hotel because it is near the restaurant where we were to celebrate a family birthday. Next time we stay in Canberra we'll choose it for itself. In a building steeped in history, it has been tastefully restored probably beyond its former glory. Many historical features have been preserved. Our room had all the modern conveniences, yet without the rather sterile quality that often accompanies a modern hotel. The staff were welcoming and friendly, with none of the pretensions that unfortunately seem to be requisite in four star hotels. We did not eat in the restaurant so I can't comment on that aspect of the hotel.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Mar 17, 2015
Maggie
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Stay at the Kurrajong"
What was Great? History stylish vibe, stay was comfortable, great credit to Alex, Hotel Kurrajong Porter great customer service focus, particularly after losing my daughters pillow, tracking it down and returning to us. What needs improvement? Gap between Hotel.Com quoted price, and charge on the bill which was resolved. Reception & Concierge staff also need in their computer systems
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night family trip Mar 13, 2015
Craig
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"You will return !"
I will return for another wonderful stay in this very inviting and beautifully decorated hotel. The staff were genuine and extremely helpful, We enjoyed a wonderful desert late in the evening, sitting outside on the terrace, and a fabulous breakfast the next day. It's clear that the elegant home, now an equally elegant hotel, has kept it's unique charm.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Mar 10, 2015
Pam
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Enjoyed the new Kurrajong greatly"
It was refreshing to stay somewhere fabulous in Canberra for a change. They've nailed the renovation of a fantastic old building that has so much history for the politically interested. The service was great too. Can't wait to stay there again.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Mar 3, 2015
Anna
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Lovely hotel"
Sadly only stayed the one night but will definitely be my first choice when visiting Canberra again hopefully for a longer stay. The staff were very friendly and happy to chat. The hotel itself is very well maintained and visually stunning. A touch of nostalgia in its decor in the lobby and the rooms are very modern and up market.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Feb 14, 2015
A Traveler
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"'when in Canberra, only one place to stay'"
A warm, friendly balance between old style and modern comfort. Staff are outrageously friendly and helpful. Top marks.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Feb 7, 2015
William
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Exceed my expectations!"
Staff are extremely customer focussed. One of the best hotel experiences I've had. Staff provide better service than 5 staff hotels in the area!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Jan 27, 2015
A Traveler
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great, renovated hotel"
Great hotel wallimg distance to old parliament and, questacon
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 8, 2015
Ben
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Value for money"
Friendly staff, a bit of a walk to the room and unfinished renovations but in all a good experience
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip with friends Jan 3, 2015
George
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Close to Parliament Houses"
The staff at the hotel were all very friendly and welcoming (especially Alex). The hotel has just been through a refurbishment, therefore the rooms are very clean and new. My husband loved that it had a coffee machine where as I loved that is also had a kettle. We ate dinner on both nights in the restaurant and the food was great. There is insufficient parking for the number of vehicles that wanted parking, so even though we paid the $7.50 per night for parking we only got to park in there on one night (because we got in early). It's disappointing that we were told this charged would be removed for the first night and it wasn't. I didn't get to see the bill until after I'd paid it. Couldn't be bothered going back in and fighting over $7.50 when I wanted to get to the War Memorial.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 6, 2015
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
Excellent hotel and helpful staff but didnt like having $50 pending on my card
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip May 7, 2014
col
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"What do you want to see?"
If you are going to Canberra for sight seeing, then Hotel Kurrajong is a great location. You can walk to most places including Parliament, the National Gallery and National library. Without a car, it is a bit of a hassle to get in to the CBD but there is a main bus stop just outside the hotel. The hotel is a bit old and I was not convinced that the heat worked in our room but the service was wonderful.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip with friends Apr 24, 2014
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great location"
Fantastic, awesome.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Apr 4, 2014
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"living history"
This hotel is very old world with original polished wooden floors and fixtures. Anyone working at or visiting Parliament house must stay here at lease once. This is where our former Prime Ministers stayed. If only the walls could talk! Even the Queen has stayed here. Great historical photos line the walls.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Mar 27, 2014
Eleanor
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"comfortable"
good place for quiet , easy stay
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Feb 14, 2014
A Traveler
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Great service"
Hotel had great service but rooms were bit outdated and old looking
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Dec 7, 2013
A Traveler
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Deserves Better Management"
This hotel has great potential. However. . Front desk service poor. Maintenance needs a shake up. TV channels not right.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Nov 20, 2013
Robert G
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"We had a free upgrade!"
We started our stay with a free upgrade so that was great. Then They got messed up at the restaurant: We had something we didn't order then nobody came to take our order but told we had to pay for what we had. They did not appologised. We stayed 2 nights and I was very surprised they didn't cleaned the room or made the bed or change our towels. Also if you were to take a shower too long, the water would not drain but would flood the bathroom.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Nov 27, 2013
gentianne14
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Great location"
Hotel is in a very good location. Close to Civic and Manuka. Rooms are basic but fine for the price. No TV in the room. Not sure how the shared bathrooms would cope if it was busy.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Nov 23, 2013
Chris Hardy
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Good"
For the price it's a great hotel
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Nov 22, 2013
A Traveler
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Cheap and nasty"
Similar to backpackers but your in your own room.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Nov 15, 2013
GoBigOne
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Great location"
Very convenient location close to many places of interest. Service was good,
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Nov 8, 2013
A Traveler
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Clean room & comfy bed but thin walls"
Stayed in a budget single. Price very reasonable for an ensuite in Canberra but it does mean the rooms are quite hostel like. However it was clean & the bed was comfy so it met my main requirements. Light sleepers may wish to look elsewhere - the walls are so thin I could hear my neighbour snoring loud & heartily. The hotel is in the process of being renovated so hopefully it's something that may be improved - along with keeping the hotel bar open past 9.00!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Nov 4, 2013
Cailin
IE
2.0 / 5Fair
"Not a 4 star, probably 2 star"
Very basic, advertised as 4 star, I would say maybe 2 star bed and breakfast.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip Sep 11, 2013
Pony Express OBC
GB

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5.0 / 5Outstanding
"위치가 참 좋아요"
호텔 자체는 약간 오래된 듯 보이지만 상당히 청결하고 여러가지로 준비도 잘 되어있었습니다. 객실도 깨끗하게 잘 준비되어 있었지만 좀 오래된 건물 특유의 분위기는 어쩔 수 없더군요. 전 개인적으로 제 객실과 굉장히 비슷한 방에 4년정도 살아본 터라 오히려 편안했지만요. 찾아보면 주변에 식당이 제법 있다고 나오긴 하는데 실제로 나서서 찾아보려면 그렇게 쉽지 않았다는 게 흠이었습니다. 하지만 위치 자체는 버스정류장도 매우 가깝고 좋습니다. 호텔 안에 있는 식당 음식도 괜찮은 수준이었어요.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Sep 11, 2013
A Traveler
KR
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