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Best Canberra Family Hotels

Avenue Hotel Canberra
Great for families
5 out of 5
80 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
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The price is $117 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
4.7/5Exceptional! (957 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free airport shuttle, laundry
Travelers say...

"Clean hotel conveniently located"…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Avenue Hotel Canberra
Abode Gungahlin
Great for families
4 out of 5
Cnr Anthony Rolfe Ave and Gribble St, Gungahlin, ACT
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The price is $101 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
4.4/5Excellent! (963 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry
Travelers say...

"The hotel was clean and conveniently located. It suited us as we had our little dog with us on the trip."…"

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2021

Abode Gungahlin
Abode Narrabundah
Great for families
4 out of 5
61 Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah, ACT
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The price is $88 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
4.3/5Excellent! (942 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, bicycle rentals, washer and dryer, laundry
Travelers say...

"This hotel is very clean and comfortable I recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Abode Narrabundah
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Quality Hotel Dickson
Great for families
4 out of 5
Corner Cape & Badham St., Dickson, ACT
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The price is $104 per night from May 7 to May 8
4.3/5Excellent! (981 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Excellent."…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Quality Hotel Dickson
Pavilion on Northbourne
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
242 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT
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The price is $79 per night from May 9 to May 10
4.2/5Excellent! (1,927 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Fantastic people. very reasonable. Highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Pavilion on Northbourne
Pacific Suites Canberra
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
100 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
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The price is $125 per night from May 13 to May 14
4.2/5Excellent! (2,499 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry
Travelers say...

"Good place easy to find and good service as we arrived at 2350 . Well done"…"

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

Pacific Suites Canberra
Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra
Great for families
4 out of 5
2 Hely St. cnr. Canberra Ave., Griffith, ACT
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The price is $98 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
4.2/5Excellent! (971 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Close to all the locations in Canberra in a quiet location. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. The staff never walked by without saying heloo or helping if needed"…"

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra
Crowne Plaza Canberra, an IHG Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 Binara Street, Canberra, ACT
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The price is $121 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
4.2/5Excellent! (946 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Can be very noisy. Building is getting old and in need of renovations. Lifts with no / limited stair backup is frustrating and time consuming."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2021

Crowne Plaza Canberra, an IHG Hotel
Alivio Tourist Park Canberra
Great for families
4 out of 5
20 Kunzea Street, O'Connor, ACT
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The price is $83 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
4.2/5Very Good! (988 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, playground, outdoor tennis court, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Great facilities and cabin was in fantastic condition"…"

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

Alivio Tourist Park Canberra
Adina Serviced Apartments Canberra James Court
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
74 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
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The price is $138 per night from Apr 26 to Apr 27
4.2/5Very Good! (1,498 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kitchen, extra beds/cribs, washer and dryer
Travelers say...

"Large clean rooms close to all the city has to offer"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Adina Serviced Apartments Canberra James Court
Pinnacle Apartments
Great for families
4 out of 5
11 Ovens Street, Griffith, ACT
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The price is $131 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
4.1/5Very Good! (1,318 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry
Travelers say...

"Pros - large spacious apartment with separate lounge, dining areas a d two large balconies, close to shops, restaraunts, pubs, activities. Super location. Have stayed here before and would stay here again. Cons - parking is tight for large vehicles and limited, first in first served. Note - Being ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2021

Pinnacle Apartments
Nesuto Canberra
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT
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The price is $97 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
4/5Very Good! (1,556 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, outdoor tennis court, extra beds/cribs, washer and dryer
Travelers say...

"Clean, comfortable room with a well appointed kitchen. Well located to the city centre and the restaurants in the area"…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Nesuto Canberra
BreakFree Capital Tower
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra, ACT
The price is $145 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
4/5Very Good! (1,066 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry
Travelers say...

"Everyone was friendly and staff where quick to help when needed."…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

BreakFree Capital Tower
ibis Styles Canberra Tall Trees
3.5 out of 5
21 Stephen Street, Ainslie, ACT
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The price is $84 per night from May 16 to May 17
3.9/5Good! (975 reviews)

"I was travelling with elderly parents and Tall Trees was an easy and peaceful place to stay. Front desk staff were very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

ibis Styles Canberra Tall Trees
Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
30 National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
The price is $73 per night from Apr 26 to Apr 27
3.9/5Good! (969 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...

"We stayed in the executive 2 bedroom apartment located up 1 flight of stairs. The apartment had been renovated and had premium appliances,stove,fridge,washing machine. There was a tv in 1 bedroom and in the lounge area, and a kitchen table. So it was spacious for 3. There was a small balcony with ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Crestview Tourist Park
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
81 Donald Road, Karabar, NSW
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The price is $73 per night from Apr 26 to Apr 27
3.7/5Good! (623 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, playground, laundry
Travelers say...

"Quiet little park in a convenient location near local services. The park was neat, with good facilities and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Crestview Tourist Park
Novotel Canberra
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT
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The price is $122 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
3.6/5Good! (971 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Very Clean and good size rooms. Parking was a bit of a hassle as they parked my car in another parking lot and I could not get anything out of it later. Great location."…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Novotel Canberra
ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk
Great for families
4 out of 5
1222 Federal Highway Service Road, Sutton, NSW
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The price is $90 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
3.6/5Good! (976 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, outdoor tennis courts, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Excellent value for money, bathroom was renovated, new air conditioner, buffet breakfast has plenty to eat and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk
Madison Capital Executive Apartments
3.5 out of 5
108 Northbourne Ave, Braddon, ACT
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The price is $80 per night from May 4 to May 5
3.5/5Good! (1,121 reviews)

"no hot water in the mornings room lighting is too dark and need an overall upgrade can be tricky finding parking & spaces too narrow for big cars location is good"…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Madison Capital Executive Apartments
ibis Styles Canberra
Great for families
3 out of 5
203 Goyder Street, Narrabundah, ACT
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The price is $80 per night from May 7 to May 8
3.4/5Good! (981 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Overall was happy with the hotel. The breakfast was very good."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

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Where Should We Stay in Canberra?

The welcoming destination of Canberra is a great choice if you've been considering a vacation with the kids. The lake views, museums, and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Fly into Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), which is located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. Canberra offers 82 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Novotel Canberra: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free cribs. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 4.5-star hotel.

BreakFree Capital Tower - Offers an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and in-room washers/dryers. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star apartment.

Abode Gungahlin - Features a restaurant, in-room kitchens, and free parking. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Quality Hotel Dickson - Offers a restaurant, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Canberra?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use this information to decide when to grab the kids and head to Canberra.

  • Hottest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 35°F
  • Driest months: September, April, February, and November, with an average rainfall of 1.62 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, March, August, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.17 inches

What Should We See and Do in Canberra?

While you and your family are visiting Canberra, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as National Museum of Australia and National Gallery of Australia. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like EPIC, Australian National Botanic Gardens, and Australian War Memorial.

Canberra is also well-known for the:
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Art
  • Parks
  • Tours

Getting Around Canberra

To see more of the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Kingston Canberra Station or Queanbeyan Railway Station. Canberra may not have many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

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Frequently asked questions

What's Canberra like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids, the welcoming destination of Canberra is a good choice. The lake views, museums, and parks are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Fly into Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), which is located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the center of Canberra.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Canberra?
The Evergreen B&B is a top 3.5-star B&B on Expedia for families, and features free parking and laundry facilities. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Abode Kingston and Hidden gem With Private Walled Garden.
How many hotels that welcome families will I be able to find in Canberra?
Expedia has 67 hotels in Canberra that are great for families.
What's the seasonal weather like in Canberra?
The hottest months are usually January and February with an average temp of 66°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 45°F. Average annual precipitation for Canberra is 23 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Canberra?
While you are visiting Canberra, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Canberra Centre and National Museum of Australia. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like Commonwealth Park, Australian War Memorial, and National Gallery of Australia.