Forrest Hotel & Apartments

30 National Circuit2603CanberraAustralia
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About Forrest Hotel & Apartments

Forrest Hotel & Apartments is a family-friendly, 3.5-star hotel in the Garden District of Canberra featuring a restaurant, complimentary Wi-Fi and beautiful courtyards.

Non-smoking rooms feature a television, en suite bathroom, tea and coffee facilities and hair dryer.  Some rooms have a kitchenette.

Services and amenities offered at the hotel include BBQ facilities, a conference room, free parking, laundry facilities and free newspapers.  Guests also have access to a nearby tennis court and bicycle rentals.

Sherwoods Restaurant and Bar offers guests the option to eat outdoors on a deck and features a wide variety of dishes and a vast breakfast each morning.  Room service is available.

Forrest Hotel & Apartments is located close to Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia, Manuka Shopping Village, National Convention Centre and Questacon.  Other nearby attractions include The Old BUs Depot Markets, Museum of Australian Democracy, National Library, Australian War memorial, and Lake Burley Griffin Shores.


30 National Circuit, 2603, Canberra, Australia
Telephone: +61(2)62034300 | Fax: +61(2)62952119 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Obliging Staff go out of their Way

Friendly and helpful staff members go out of their way to assist guests with anything they need.  Guests reported that they are knowledgeable about the area and provide sound advice on what to see and do during their visit, they are accommodating to

Outstanding Breakfast with Lots to Choose From

Guests reported that the breakfast served each morning is excellent and features a wide variety of wholesome, tasty, fresh and well-prepared hot and cold items.

It's Very Easy to get Around the Area

The area around the hotel is very easy to get around on foot and its safe at all hours of the day and evening.  Guests reported that almost everything they wanted to access was within walking distance including shops, bars and restaurants.

Negative Reviews

Uncomfortable and Unkempt Rooms

There are some issues with the small guest rooms at this hotel including uncomfortable beds and a lack of cleanliness.  Guests reported that the carpet is dirty, there is a strange smell in the rooms, the decor is dated and there is a shortage of toi

It Gets Noisy Around the Property

Due to the lack of soundproofing in the rooms, much of the noise that occurs around the hotel is not filtered and this makes sleeping and relaxing very hard.  Guests reported being able to hear everything going on in nearby rooms, luggage being rolle

Rating Overview

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7.7 out of 10 based on 2222 reviews