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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stayed for three nights while in the ACT for business. The hotel is in a fairly quiet part of Canberra, while still being a short drive to the CBD. The room was well appointed and spacious, and the bed was excellent. Easy check in and out. The large/free car parking was a definite plus. The gym was sufficient for most...

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Rowland F, General Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Andy, Thank you so much fro providing feedback from your recent stay. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us All the best

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a 1 night stay here and was more than adequate. Is a little dated but room was great and bed comfy. Breakfast was awesome with just the basics. Bacon was cooked perfecy and bread choices very tasty. Would stay here again .

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Rowland F, General Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Brad W, Thanks for sharing your experience of the hotel. Our refurbishment work is due for completion early 2017 so hopefully we can fill that extra rating circle on your next footy trip! All the best and I hope your team won.

Sydney
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stayed for two nights. The hotel was in a good location to get to most of the attractions and restaurants. The room was spacious enough for the three of us. Breakfast included a good variety of foods. There were quite a few families staying here and yet we didn't get the feeling of being over crowded. There is a...

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Rowland F, General Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Angelba, Thank you for the positive feedback, we are truly pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to seeing you again

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Got a scoopon deal not sure how that rated against normal rate but appeared very good value for money. Welcoming staff. Lovely area to sit and read books if you choose to. Didn't use sauna but would have if I had of done research beforehand. We had hire car so location from airport and to places to eat and visit...

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Karen E, Thank you for the positive feedback, we're always pleased to hear from our happy guests. Looking forward to seeing you again

New South Wales
Reviewed 31 August 2016

So wonderful to revisit this welcoming hotel, years after first discovering it on our way to the snowfields. Congratulations and thank you to Andrew for his warm and professional welcome and well done to the entire team for the beautifully presented rooms. The restaurant provides a range of excellent meals, so you can arrive, relax and dine on site, -...

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi markandsuec, We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thankyou for taking the time to let us know. I'll be sure to pass your feedback along to the guys and gals in reception and the restaurant Rowland

Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Rooms were modern, clean and spacious, beds were very comfortable and breakfast was sensational. Staff were very friendly and helpful and hotel was close to all Canberra's attractions. We would definitely stay here again and will highly recommend to others.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sheryn58, Thank you for the positive feedback, we are truly pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to seeing you again

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stayed here for one night on a Scoopon deal. Excellent value for money. Room clean and spacious. Shower excellent, bed comfortable, wifi good. Staff very helpful and courteous. Will stay here again and recommend to others.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Steve J, Thank you for the positive feedback, we are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to seeing you again

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Really nice staff, and close to National australian art gallery. Easy parking at hotel and free.Restaurant is very good and also breakfast was delicious. Clean rooms and good king size bed. Access to Gym and sauna was also so good.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi dlarter, Thank you for the well considered feedback. It's always great to see how we're tracking. We hope to see you again soon

Geraldton, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The hotel appeared old and tired, room dated and the curtains dirty. Wi fi not working/very long. Close to bus stop and National Gallery Australia, Portrait Gallery, Parliament House. Walking distance to the Old Bus Depot Markets on a Sunday and glass works. So if you utilise the hotel for its closeness and out all day, then tolerable.

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi hoganrdt, Thankyou for taking the time to let us know of your experience of the hotel. we do have some rather extensive refurbishments that have already commenced. Hopefully this is enough for you to give the hotel another try on your next visit to Canberra Hope to see you again soon

Warragul, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is one of those places where your room is comfortable, spacious and quiet. A solidly built establishment which is let down by its poky bathrooms. If able I would have rated it as good rather than very good, and the only let down is the bathroom but quite honestly it was a major downer for me with the shower...

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Rowland F, Manager at Diplomat Hotel, responded to this review

Hi John W, Thankyou for taking the time to let us know how your stay went. We do haev an entire floor dedicated to walk in showers and can assign these rooms on reservation should a guest request. Thanks to teh feedback of a number of guests we are also now trialing some new shower screens with a view to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Diplomat Hotel is located in the heart of Manuka-Kingston - an easy walk to the best that Canberra has to offer! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diplomat Hotel

Address: Cnr Canberra Ave & Hely St | (2 Hely St), Canberra 2603, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: RM489 - RM940 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Diplomat Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Diplomat Canberras Boutique Canberra
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
#17 Romantic Hotel in Canberra
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