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QT Canberra

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Bega, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This place is really good. When I found out it was the old Lakeside International I was nervous. The place has been refurbished, the rooms are quirky and clean but only had a queen size bed, room service only took ten minutes for a meal to get to the room, breakfast was really good. Will definitely stay again.

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi chopchop996 Glad we were able to come through with the goods - it's amazing what a whole hotel makeover can do! We do have rooms that have King size beds as well - let us know next time you're booked in that you'd like one and we'll get it organised for you. Lauren

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It just didn't have that superior feel. The room was great, loved the Nespresso machine. But room service took ages to answer the phone and not a big choice after 11pm. We went to a concert do looking forward to a late dinner in our room. Front desk service excellent. Parking an extra $12.

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi KarenDarren Thanks so much for your review, hope you enjoyed the concert! Am hoping you got to enjoy our room service options on your return to the hotel, even though we took longer than normal to answer! Thanks for highlighting our front desk team - they definitely are excellent! Lauren

Gold Coast
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I stayed at QT for 3 nights for business and loved it. Quirky foyer with interesting snippets based on creative images of parliamentarians which is what Canberra is known for. They have really taken the story to deliver a great experience. The rooms are not huge but full of interesting artistic style, the bed was the most comfortable hotel bed...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi billie12GoldCoast Love to see we've got a return guest in you! We love our little points of difference as well - we like to think this is why we're so memorable! Glad you were also able to experience our dining options, our breakfast is absolutely the perfect start to any day! Lauren

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A warm greeting at reception desk, funky photos, and a sense of Canberra in the main lobby. The room was wonderful with a view north over the city. It was tidy and well appointed and the bed comfortable with great pillows. Just the place to rest after a busy day.

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Andrew C, Thanks for making us your post-match venue! Hopefully with the recent upgrade of Manuka Oval, we can see more fantastic cricket games come to life in Canberra. So happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Lauren

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

First time I've stayed at QT although I've visited friends in the bar previously. The rooms are so funky and hip. The ordinary hotel room is brought to life with patches of colour and old and new furnishings. And if you like something, you can buy it. Service was friendly and professional. A little pricey on the room service, it...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Kristal K, Great to see such good feedback from someone popping their QT cherry! The design of the hotel rooms, public areas, and of course the funky items for sale are definitely what make QT so unique. See you when you're in town next! Lauren

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I've stayed here a few times now and its always a pleasure. The hotel is definately not your typical hotel - the art, style and rooms - quirky, stylish and impressive. The small touches in the room let you know that attention to detail is high on their list and the staff are super friendly and helpful. The food is...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi tashemtravellin Thanks for making us your base in Canberra! It's always great to hear people like us so much that they come back each time they're in town - there's no greater compliment! We're lucky to be in such a position that you can get great views of the lake or the city - there are no losers here!...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

After staying at the QT Canberra, wouldn't stay anywhere else. The inside of the hotel is spacious and modern, with a great bar serving excellent drinks. The bartenders were all really fun and personable, too. I skipped breakfast at the hotel, but had dinner one night. Reasonably priced and the food was the best I've had at a hotel...or a...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Kissie326 Thanks for your stellar review! We love our little quirky decorations so much, of course we want you to be able to have them at home as well! Glad we can be your new base when travelling not only through Canberra, but Australia wide - hopefully it's not too long before you can tick the others off your...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

First of all i want to say, the people giving this place a 1/5 are probably very sad people who don't know how to have a good time. Not only were staff extremely accommodating, but super helpful as well. The rooms were so modern, and quirky! I've never stayed someone like it before, and i loved the decor. If you...

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Lauren S, Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi nat07129 What an amazing review - we wish you could rate us higher as well! So glad you were able to experience the different areas the hotel has to offer, and that we came out shining for you. Always great to see our staff complimented, we think they're pretty great! See you next time you're in town! Lauren

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Good location on edge of CBD but by the lake and its footpaths. Doesn't look special outside but inside looks very up to date. Room very pleasant: spacious and airy with modern decor. Bed was a little soft but comfortable and wifi is good enough for video streaming. Bathroom is good with a walk in shower and good cosmetics. Breakfast...

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Shannon-Marie D, Guest Relations Manager at QT Canberra, responded to this review

Hi there Simon S, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and appreciated our modern decor. If you stay with us often, may we suggest signing up to our Priority Guest Rewards? This awards you with many benefits including discounts on room price and lunch and...

Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I entered the hotel for a business function and there was no signage where I had to go. I asked the hotel check in lady, and she didn't know anything and pointed me towards the restaurant. I asked the front manager of the restaurant and she totally ignored me, walking away to help other customers. I was standing at the...

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Capitol Bar and Grill
Capitol Bar and Grill
Cuisines: Bar, Australian, Grill
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
QT Canberra sits within the iconic Lakeside hotel that has been the scene of many a handshake deal and long lunch. In the great tradition of Australian politics we do business with a wink and a nod and know that after a gruelling day of question time (from the kids or the leader of the opposition) you need a place to put your feet up an a soft bed to fall into. Our 205 guest suites are kitted out with designer decor and all the business savvy mod cons we know you need to get the job done. Expect a seamless technology offering and a team geared to assist you with any left-field requests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about QT Canberra

Address: 1 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: RM468 - RM1,068 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — QT Canberra 4.5*
Number of rooms: 205
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Also Known As:
Rydges Lakeside Canberra Hotel Canberra
Rydges Lakeside Hotel Canberra
Canberra Rydges Lakeside Hotel
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Canberra
#14 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
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