Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star Forrest motel in Capital Hill, near Parliament House


Located in Capital Hill, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Manuka Shopping Centre, Parliament House, and Old Parliament House. National Gallery of Australia is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free motel has a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, conference rooms, and concierge services.

Room Amenities

All 114 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include rainfall showerheads and coffee makers. Limited housekeeping is available.

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Forrest Hotel and Apartments

30 National Circuit Forrest ACT 2603

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The motel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Forrest motel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Onsite self parking is complimentary. Guests can use the indoor pool and health club at a partner property.

Forrest Hotel and Apartments is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 114 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Limited housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9 AM.

Sherwood Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 10 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per night.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 19 for adults and AUD 8.50 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 10 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.