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Southside Village

Cnr Canberra Ave & Monaro Highway Symonston South Canberra, Canberra 2609 Australia

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Nestled amongst large landscaped gardens and native Australian bush, our affordable accommodation choices include self contained furnished cabins, powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites. We are a mix of long term occupants, workers accommodation and tourist accommodation with an ideal central location for all major leisure activities in the ACT. Whether you're seeking a quick getaway, family reunions or long term accommodation due to work or travel commitments, we have a choice of accommodation available to suit your budget and requirements. You can (with prior notice) reserve the recreation room for functions while you are our guest. You can bring your own caravan, RV, tent or motorhome and enjoy slightly sloped grassed or level concrete sites and a range of facilities.
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Free parking
Coffee shop
Billiards
Darts
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Evening entertainment
Convenience store
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
ATM on site
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Bottled water
Iron
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Beth D wrote a review Dec 2023
Melbourne, Australia27 contributions18 helpful votes
Close to all of Canberras premier tourist attractions, good restaurants etc. - easy travelling. Quiet, little traffic noise even tho so close to major thoroughfares. A bit dated yet clean and dry during a couple of pretty wet days! Definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Robotiff wrote a review Nov 2023
Biggera Waters, Australia108 contributions73 helpful votes
Good spot to stay as our reasons for coming to Canberra were all southside . Lots of long stays and permanents but all good. Site a bit tight (van is 7.8m o/a) but got it in and all set up. Amenities clean and functional. Staff friendly and helpful. Would stay here again no problems!
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chris D wrote a review Nov 2023
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I did cancel out before arriving as I stayed with a friend, but at least I was able to get through to a real person and make a booking. All other accommodation was online and cost hundreds of dollars a night.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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John L wrote a review Sept 2023
Greater Sydney, Australia36 contributions7 helpful votes
My late check-in was really easy. Caravan site was clean and level. Toilets/showers were clean and it was good not having to use a code for the amenities. The park location was very convenient to my needs.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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GRM88 wrote a review Aug 2023
Brisbane, Australia16 contributions9 helpful votes
Great location and the staff are generally very helpful. Close to the city and easy to go anywhere around Canberra with access to the Monaro Highway close by. Amenties a little old and tired but always clean and well serviced
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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anniehar52 wrote a review Aug 2023
Bendigo, Australia47 contributions32 helpful votes
Southside Village not far out of town. Van spots a reasonable size and plenty of room for our small van. Amenities a little dated but very clean. Great area at one end for our doggie to be off lead. Would Re book next time in Canberra. Staff very pleasant.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Helen V wrote a review Aug 2023
Shepparton, Australia2 contributions
They gave us a great deal for a cabin with a queen and double bed, (couple and adult daughter), had plenty of room. The cabin was clean and odour free. Lacked a little bit on the crockery and cutlery as we did a lot of our own catering for meals. Didn’t like the tiny cups instead of mugs! Didn’t go to the on-site tavern this time but would go next time we visit. Easy to navigate to and from the city and all attractions.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Traffic noise if you’re not used to it. We’re from rural area but didn’t notice after 2nd night
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Suesan B wrote a review June 2023
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Great spot and a short easy drive to the City....approx 15mins.....we stayed in the unpowered sites which was very private....Green grass and a short walk to amenities....hot showers.....relatively close to the freeway and a little noisy but didn't really bother us....would definitely stay again.....thankyou
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: No close shopping nearby for basic milk and bread etc....make sure you are stocked
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Responded 16 June 2023
Thanks so much Suesan for sharing your positive feedback. It sounds like you had a great experience at our Southside Village! The short distance from the CBD, green grass, and great atmosphere must have made for a pleasant stay. It's convenient that the amenities were within a short walk, and while there may have been some noise from the nearby freeway, it didn't pose a significant issue. We're glad to hear that you would choose to stay at Southside Village again.
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lisa m wrote a review May 2023
6 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a poor caravan park that is noisy and very dated and ill kept amenities. However if you are travelling with a pet, you are restricted tot his caravan park in Canberra. The whole park is home to permanent residents with only one small area for travelling caravaners. The amenities did not have anywhere to place your shower bag in the shower cubicle and there was no hand wash or paper towels to wash your hands in the toilet area.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: try and find somewhere else that is pet friendly. The Southern Village is a very large park...
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gregfrankel wrote a review Apr 2023
Seymour, Australia80 contributions2 helpful votes
If you are looking for a picturesque caravan park this is not it. It was functional and reasonably well laid out. Reversed van in easy enough. Good access from the main road. The staff were friendly and very helpful. It is a big park with a combination of cabins and van sites. We had a powered gravel site that had Astro turf down in the living area, which was good. The facilities were all serviceable however quite old. 15 minutes to everything so good location. No complaints. Happy with park. Would stay again if in Canberra
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Date of stay: April 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Didn’t seem to have many kid friendly facilities.
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PRICE RANGE
AU$141 - AU$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Canberra South Motor Park
LOCATION
AustraliaAustralian Capital TerritoryCanberra
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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Frequently Asked Questions about Southside Village
Which popular attractions are close to Southside Village?
Nearby attractions include Axxe (0.9 km), Quizzic Alley Canberra (0.9 km), and Breakr (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Southside Village?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, meeting rooms, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Southside Village?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Southside Village?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Southside Village?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Southside Village?
Conveniently located restaurants include XO, La Cantina, and D'Browes.
Are any cleaning services offered at Southside Village?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Southside Village?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Southside Village?
Many travellers enjoy visiting National Archives of Australia (4.3 km), Calthorpes' House (3.9 km), and Mugga-Mugga Cottage (2.4 km).