Rydges Canberra

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Indoor pool
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, individually decorated
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, individually decorated

Overview of Rydges Canberra

Rydges Canberra

4.0 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Map
Corner Canberra Ave & National Circuit, Forrest, ACT, 2603

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationManuka Shopping Centre10 min walk
  • Popular LocationParliament House17 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Burley Griffin2 min drive
  • AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.)14 min drive

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About this area

Canberra

Rydges Canberra is located in Capital Hill, a neighborhood in Canberra with good shopping. Kamberra Function Centre and Stromlo Forest Park are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Molonglo River Reserve and Mulanggari Grasslands Nature Reserve. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Manuka Oval or Canberra Stadium. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Manuka Shopping Centre - 10 min walk
  • Manuka Oval - 10 min walk
  • National Archives of Australia - 17 min walk
  • Parliament House - 17 min walk
  • Lake Burley Griffin - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Kingston Canberra Station - 3 min drive
  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Maple+Clove Cafe - 6 min walk
  • Malamay - 7 min walk
  • Kopi Tiam - 9 min walk
  • Bambusa - 9 min walk
  • Timmys Kitchen - 9 min walk

About this property

Rydges Canberra

Art Deco Canberra hotel in Capital Hill with health club
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a health club. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a conference center, and a coffee shop/cafe are onsite.
Rydges Canberra offers 186 accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 30-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries.

This Canberra hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a health club.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (AUD 15 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 34 for adults and AUD 20 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • The George Grill
  • The George Bar
  • Breakfast by The George

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Fence around the pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Conference center (2153 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - September 2020
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2022 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 34 for adults and AUD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 15 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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
Parking height restrictions apply
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Capital Hill Rydges
Rydges Capital Hill
Rydges Hotel Capital Hill
Rydges Capital Hill Hotel
Rydges Capital Hill
Rydges Canberra Hotel
Rydges Canberra Forrest
Rydges Canberra Hotel Forrest

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 101 out of 291 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 108 out of 291 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 40 out of 291 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 31 out of 291 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 291 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.8/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Pool was cold for most of the stay
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
staff were friendly and helpful
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Spacious room, comfortable bed but TV too small/old. Heating was too warm even on low, shower kept flooding and breakfast too expensive.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was overall a great experience. A little surprised to be charged for the whole stay (5 nights) upon check in but other than that, it was a pleasant stay
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good place
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022