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Manuka Shopping Centre
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Manuka Shopping Centre which includes street scenes and autumn leaves

Make a stop at this suburban shopping oasis in Canberra’s inner south region, for gourmet foods, fashion, coffee and specialty stores. 

Experience a friendly village atmosphere at Manuka Shopping Centre, which provides interesting outlets for everyday needs, entertainment and luxuries all in one location. Visit for essential services and stay for the restaurants, fashion and gift shops, all in close proximity to Canberra’s major attractions.

At the corner of Flinders Way and Franklin Street is the most prominent centre, Manuka Terrace. In this welcoming multi-storey plaza, find all you need for your Canberra stay. Stock your kitchen at the supermarket and browse more than 20 shops. Make use of the carpark with nearly 600 car spaces. Choose from a collection of fast-food outlets or dine at the Japanese or Middle Eastern gourmet restaurants.

West of Flinders Way, discover Manuka Village, with more food from around the world, beauty salons and fashion boutiques. Handy services fan out across numerous blocks between Franklin Street and Bougainville Street. If you’re looking for a chemist, bank, tailor or bottle shop, these streets will serve your needs. Enjoy coffee, burgers, barbecue, Thai, Italian, Chinese food or sushi. Find tables for outdoor dining on the footpath in the shade of wide trees. Then see a movie at the Greater Union Theatre.

When your shopping bags are full, wander around Griffith, the suburb surrounding the Manuka commercial district. Along with neighbouring Kingston, Griffith is becoming a very popular precinct for quality dining and nightlife.

From Manuka Shopping Centre make the short walk to the spacious cricket ground of Manuka Oval, also known as StarTrack Oval, as well as nearby St. Paul’s Church and St. Christopher’s Cathedral. On a warm day, swim at the unique art deco baths of Manuka Swimming Pool, just north of the cricket ground. For a longer walk on a sunny day, stroll north around Manuka Circle, through Telopea Park to the banks of Lake Burley Griffin. Alternatively, head south for a picnic in Griffith Park.

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Top Hotels Close to Manuka Shopping Centre

Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Forrest Hotel and Apartments
3.5 out of 5
30 National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
The price is $62 per night from Jun 17 to Jun 17
Located in Capital Hill, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia, and Old Parliament House. Australian War Memorial ...
3.9/5Good! (965 reviews)
"generally good room. Great location for canberra."

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2021

Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Rydges Canberra
Rydges Canberra
4.5 out of 5
Corner Canberra Ave & National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
The price is $125 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
Located in Capital Hill, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Manuka Shopping Centre, Parliament House, and National Gallery of Australia. Commonwealth ...
4.1/5Very Good! (68 reviews)
"Lovely hotel - I enjoyed my stay. Food was lovely and the restaurant and bar area is stunning. Areas for improvement - it is very difficult to organise room service. After a busy work day I did not feel like coming downstairs to eat but had no choice as could not get through. Some issues with getting ..."

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Rydges Canberra
Burbury Hotel & Apartments
Burbury Hotel & Apartments
4 out of 5
1 Burbury Close, Canberra, Barton, ACT
The price is $125 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
Located in Capital Hill, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Manuka Oval, Parliament House, and National Gallery of Australia. Commonwealth Park and National ...
4.2/5Excellent! (987 reviews)
"Overall ok. Been to better room for the price."

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2021

Burbury Hotel & Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Forrest Hotel and Apartments
3.5 out of 5
30 National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
The price is $62 per night from Jun 17 to Jun 17
Forrest Hotel and Apartments
Rydges Canberra
Rydges Canberra
4.5 out of 5
Corner Canberra Ave & National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
The price is $125 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
Rydges Canberra
Burbury Hotel & Apartments
Burbury Hotel & Apartments
4 out of 5
1 Burbury Close, Canberra, Barton, ACT
The price is $125 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
Burbury Hotel & Apartments
Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra
Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra
4 out of 5
2 Hely St. cnr. Canberra Ave., Griffith, ACT
The price is $104 per night from Jun 20 to Jun 20
Ramada by Wyndham Diplomat Canberra
Knightsbridge Canberra
Knightsbridge Canberra
4 out of 5
3 Leichhardt Street, Kingston, ACT
The price is $130 per night from Jun 14 to Jun 14
Knightsbridge Canberra
Pinnacle Apartments
Pinnacle Apartments
4 out of 5
11 Ovens Street, Griffith, ACT
The price is $139 per night from Jun 14 to Jun 14
Pinnacle Apartments
Little National Hotel Canberra
Little National Hotel Canberra
4 out of 5
21 National Circuit, Barton, ACT
The price is $139 per night from Jun 14 to Jun 14
Little National Hotel Canberra
East Hotel
East Hotel
4.5 out of 5
69 Canberra Avenue, Griffith, ACT
The price is $147 per night from Jun 14 to Jun 14
East Hotel
Hotel Realm
Hotel Realm
4.5 out of 5
18 National Circuit, Barton, ACT
The price is $167 per night from Jul 11 to Jul 11
Hotel Realm
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.