Rydges Capital Hill Hotel - Canberra

17 Canberra Ave, Forrest, Canberra, Australia, 2603  show map
 4 stars
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Rydges Capital Hill Hotel - Canberra

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

The comfortable 4-star Rydges Capital Hill Hotel is a great place to stay in Canberra.

Conveniently located in the shopping district of Canberra, in the proximity of Canberra Centre, Australian National Korean War Memorial and Australian War Memorial. Parliament House and Manuka Oval are about 10 minutes' walk away.

Shops and boutiques are within easy reach of the hotel.

Rydges Capital Hill Hotel lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Canberra airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises 186 rooms featuring Master One-Bedroom Suite, Executive Corner Suite and Spa Suite. They offer en suite bathrooms with free toiletries, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

At the garden restaurant guests can enjoy Australian cuisine. Guests can unwind in the Capital And Co bar with a favourite drink.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of AUD 19.50 per person per night.  The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of AUD 24 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel offers a business corner and a meeting room together with friendly staff.

Relax

Reflex massage and steam baths are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 12 per day.

Number of rooms:   186.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay at the price of AUD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rydges Capital Hill Hotel - Canberra Canberra location
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Hotel Address:

17 Canberra Ave, Forrest, Canberra, Australia, 2603

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City Center
  • Canberra
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    3.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Canberra Railway Station
    4600 ft
Restaurants
  • Sammy's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian)
    200 ft
  • Italo Australian Club (cuisine: Italian)
    600 ft
Ski areas
  • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
    2.9 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    186

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed
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Room facilities
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    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 865 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Embassy Suite

    Room facilities
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      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double beds or 2 Single beds
      Size: 390 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Room facilities
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        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 540 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Rydges Capital Hill Hotel - Canberra Canberra location
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          Hotel Address:

          17 Canberra Ave, Forrest, Canberra, Australia, 2603

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Canberra
            3000 ft
          Airports
          • Canberra (CBR)
            3.7 mi
          Train Stations
          • Canberra Railway Station
            4600 ft
          Restaurants
          • Sammy's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian)
            200 ft
          • Italo Australian Club (cuisine: Italian)
            600 ft
          Ski areas
          • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
            2.9 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            186

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanberraRydges Capital Hill

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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          Rydges Capital Hill Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Questacon - 5000 ft

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 2700 ft
          • Manuka Shopping Area - 3700 ft

          Places of interest

          • Parliament House - 2700 ft
          • Old Parliament House - 3000 ft

          Train stations

          • Canberra Railway Station - 4300 ft

          Convention centers

          • National Convention Centre Canberra - 2.0 mi

          Shopping areas

          • Kingston Mall - 3700 ft

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • American War Memorial - 1.6 mi
          • Anzac Parade - 2.1 mi

          Stadiums

          • Manuka Oval - 2000 ft

          Museums

          • National Museum of Australia - 1.8 mi
          • Royal Australian Mint - 2.1 mi

          Business areas

          • Embassy of the United States of America - 4300 ft
          • Embassy of the People's Republic of China - 5000 ft
          • Embassy of France - 5000 ft
          • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - 1.1 mi
          • British High Commission - 1.4 mi

          Galleries

          • National Gallery of Australia - 5000 ft

          Local attractions

          • National Gallery of Australia - 5300 ft
            Parkes Place, Canberra
          • National Portrait Gallery - 1.0 mi
            King Edward Terrace, Canberra
          • High Court of Australia - 1.1 mi
            Parkes Place, Canberra
          • Questacon - 5300 ft
            King Edward Terrace, Canberra
          • National Library of Australia - 1.1 mi
            Parkes Place, Canberra

          Near the hotel

          • Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew - 1600 ft
            State Circle, Canberra
          • Turner from the Tate - National Gallery of Australia - 2200 ft
            National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
          • National Archives of Australia - 4100 ft
            Queen Victoria Terrace, Canberra
          • Wanggoolba Creek - 1600 ft
            Fraser Island, QueenslandAustralia
          • Manuka Oval - 2600 ft
            Manuka Circle, Canberra
          • Museum of Australian Democracy - 4600 ft
            18 King George Terrace, Canberra

          Restaurants nearby

          • Sammy's Kitchen - 200 ft

            Address: North Quarter, Canberra Centre
            Phone: +612 6247 1464

            68% likes this, based on 273 reviews
            Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian
            Price Range: USD 14 - USD 19

          • Tim's Restaurant - 600 ft

            Address: 78 Franklin Street
            Phone: (02) 6239 4223

            65% likes this, based on 13 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian

          • Jewel of India - 800 ft

            Address: Shop 16 Manuka Court Bougainville Street
            Phone: (02) 6295 7037

            61% likes this, based on 72 reviews
            Cuisine: Indian

          • Italo Australian Club - 600 ft

            Address: 78 Franklin St
            Phone: (02) 6295 1588

            61% likes this, based on 37 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          • Legends Spanish Restaurant - 700 ft

            Address: Franklin Street
            Phone: 6295 3966

            58% likes this, based on 72 reviews
            Cuisine: Spanish
            Price Range: USD 11 - USD 50

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            186

          Hotel Awards

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          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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          Rydges Capital Hill Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rydges Capital Hill

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 17 reviews

          Individual guest reviews

          • Single
            6.2

            Stuff up with Breakfast Room delivery ordered 6.30 - 6.45 arrived 6.45 ordered pineapple juice got something else didnt like purple in colour ordered hot milk for cereal got Cold milk Toast uneatable cold and hard Left a note on tray but heard nothing ???

          • Couple
            8.8

            Convenient located (I had a ceremony to attend at the National Library) and quiet, the room was clean and I enjoyed the swimming pool, sauna and spa facilities. Nice internal garden with tables, breakfast was nice and so the staff.

            the carpet on the corridor to our room was old and the room was not warm enough in the first day. But I asked to check the air conditioner in our room and the second night the room was warm. During the weekend there is no-one in capital hill: better rent a car/bike than walking in desolate roads.

          • Group of friends
            9.2

            The room we had was spotlessly clean, towels soft and bed very comforable. The receptionist went out of her was to get us close to where our friends rooms and she was very efficient and helpfull on checkin

            the building is getting very old and the decor looks tired. Buffett breakfast was a bit ordinary.

          • Single
            5.4

            Location was good for my business needs and close to Manuka restaurants was good

            Its in dire need of a refurb. The rooms are old and worn. Carpets and doors at least should be replaced. Lack of power switches in room - had to pull the lamp out to use my laptop at the work desk.. Aircon (heating) did not work in room. Breakfast was really basic and I hate having to pay extra for a proper coffee (who the hell drink perculated coffee nowadays?). Also if you have the breakfast in the "Atrium" in winter then turn the heating on. Bit of a con adding surcharge to pay on Visa.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Conveniently situated, comfortable bed, good space in the bathroom, lovely light room.

            The housemaid over the weekend was absolutely useless at making a bed. Had to remake it. Otherwise room was clean.

          • Family with children
            4.2

            Nothing our room you so call an Embassy suit was disgraceful and I can not believe you sold it as a room . So disgusted was I I got the manager up to see the room so he did not think we had done the damage. I have stayed at Rydges in Mel and Perth and the standarded was high thats why I stayed at Rydges Canberra. The manage took 35% off our room price, greatful that, however the experience has left doubts that I would ever recommend Rydges.The room service food was average and presentation poor.

          • Family with children
            6.6

            Friendly staff & comfy beds

            The food was fairly ordinary. Breakfast - eggs where raw, bacon not cooked properly and the mushrooms where tasteless and watery.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            We did experience a non working however we were very kindly provided with a free breakfast and a discounted account - we could not have been happier with this result. Staff were courteous in handling the issue and we were satisfied customers. Thank you!

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The front desk staff was very helpful and professional.

            There was nothing wrong or that we didn't like during our stay.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Easy access, beautiful foyer, lovely room. Breakfast was disappointing as food cold and coffee pots empty. But overall room was great and air conditioning perfect. In house movies had no sound which was very diappointing.

          • Single
            5.0

            The location

            It was budget standard at mid to luxury price. The rooms were 1980s faded, furniture cracked, overcrowded and overheated and institutional style instructions not to change, the phone on the bedside table was unconnected. The staff confused my coffee order at the breakfast service. There didn't seem to be any wifi. Old fashioned, but not heritage. With breakfast a single occupancy cost $390, overpriced. This was booked centrally at rmit university, however I would not stay here again or recommend it to colleagues.

          • Group of friends
            6.2

            The restaurant food was pitiful, waiters clueless but friendly, concierge unhelpful and disinterested.

          • Family with children
            3.8

            I book family room but i went there and till 8pm there was no arrangement for my children bed.i went there 1530 for check in and i got answer to come back after one hour as your room is not ready i came back after 0ne and half hour still it was not ready

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            very little. We have stayed at Ridges Capital Hill for many years and were not impressed at the decline in services.

            The room we were provided was dark, with no external windows and artificial lighting so poor that it made even reading by bedside reading light virtually impossible. The privacy curtains on the windows facing into the hotel interior spaces made the room so dark that we needed an alarm clock to wake up on even the brightest morning. The breakfast buffet was appalling. Long queues, not enough staff to ensure that buffet items were refilled and constant shortages of food. We waited for 15 minutes at a virtually empty buffet table and left to have breakfast in Manuka.

          • Family with children
            6.2

            staff were great, spa was nice, heated pool great for winter

            hotel rooms need a facelift, rooms were dusty and nothing was cleaned well. We booked for 5 people and on arrival had only 2 towels and no bed linen for kids beds?

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Rydges Capital Hill Hotel - Canberra Canberra location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          17 Canberra Ave, Forrest, Canberra, Australia, 2603

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Canberra
            3000 ft
          Airports
          • Canberra (CBR)
            3.7 mi
          Train Stations
          • Canberra Railway Station
            4600 ft
          Restaurants
          • Sammy's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian)
            200 ft
          • Italo Australian Club (cuisine: Italian)
            600 ft
          Ski areas
          • Corin Forest Mountain Retreat
            2.9 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            186

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanberraRydges Capital Hill

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in Australia

          Use Badge