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University House

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Sydney, Australia
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I stayed here for work as the budget was limited and it was near where I had to be for the day. Accommodation was fine in that it was comfortable and clean. It is a bit dated, but the grounds are nice, the view from the room was nice and everything was clean. The food at the restaurant was expensive...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away from most people, it a great place to go to for some cheeky after work beers. The beer garden is incredibly nice, and they provide some pretty decent food to go with it all. Cold lagers on tap.

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We share your views on the beer garden and cold lagers. Especially on a Friday evening! We look forward to welcoming you to the house. Kind regards Michael

Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came down for a Raiders match at GIO Stadium and just needed a simple place to stay. The reception staff were pleasant and the check in process was simple. The rooms were simple as you'd expect but perfect for our needs. It was clean and tidy and the beds were comfortable. Insulation was poor so you felt the doors slamming...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you to the house on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you might expect, being linked to the university, this was fairly basic accommodation but at a nice quiet location within walking distance from some restaurants but quite a long way from parliament and the galleries. Good value for money/

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This hotel is I understand prt of the original Uni buildings- the rooms are comfortable and warm in winter, the rooms have had an upgrade however the original features remain and this is part of the enjoyment and experience at the hotel. The hotel has a restaurant and I believe a cafe/bistro. The hotel is convieniently situated near the lake...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. I'm glad the features of the room and the wonderful Fred Ward furniture met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House. Kind regards, Michael

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2017

In the grounds of Canberra University and close to Civic Centre University House provides a range of accommodation. It was outside term time so I opted for a single room with a share bathroom. My room was spacious and clean, if a little dated and not the smartest. I had no trouble showering whenever I wanted. Breakfast at the Fellows'...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review. Our single rooms with shared bathrooms are currently under review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House. Kind regards, Michael

Dapto, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with the accomodation. We stayed for one night while in town with no kids. We ended up with two single beds and when we went for our $20 each breakfast we had requested it was closed. They had a bad but for some strange reason it was not open on a Saturday night? The grounds were old and...

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Hawthorn, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This was suggested by a friend and proved to very good. They were busy so we were only able to get a standard double room. The decor is older style but not dreary and it was exceptionally clean and quite comfortable no complaints about the room. The buildings are set in a lovely native Australian garden environment with pond and...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Merimbula, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great Location and large rooms Older style accommodation was very refreshing The large leafy rectangle was beautifully manicured bordered by tranquil goldfish pond The very mature trees offered a cool canopy on a hot summer day Very private - like having own personal part Free parking a plus Would definitely stay here again Everything at your fingertips

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Kurten, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I really enjoyed my stay at the University House. Ok, the rooms and the furnitures are really oldfashioned but in a way nostalgic and homely. The Fellows bar is a great place to socialize, have a drink and a snack. I can recommend to stay at this place.

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about University House

Address: Cnr Balmain Cr & Liversidge St | Australian National University, Canberra 2601, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: RM374 - RM633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — University House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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“If your not keen on stairs you need to mention this when you make your booking”
 of 5 bubbles Gefoh, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want accommodation during the academic year, book your own private facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles BelairTraveller, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a top room so you don't hear people walking above you. Maybe request a room that doesn't back on to the car park.”
 of 5 bubbles KA472, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are three floors. No lift, so if you have a heavy suitcase ask for a lower room.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardV636, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor if not too mobile there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles MattyOakmere, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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