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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2014

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Hobart Tasmania
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Needed to find a hotel in Ainslie and this was the only one on offer. Location was our primary objective but we were very pleasantly surprised at how comfortable this hotel is. We asked for a room with a balcony and a garden view and this was immediately arranged. The room, slightly older style but with all amenities, had everything...

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Dear kateshir, Thank you for the fantastic review of our hotel. Great to hear you liked your room and our lovely courtyard. Even better to hear you enjoyed your coffee from Josh, he certainly knows how to make a great coffee, I will pass on your comments. Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day and glad...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2014

I always make an effort to stay here when in Canberra. Close to the city while not actually being in it and a 10 min walk from the AWM makes it my fav place to stay. Hotel has lots of history and has a old world charm to it compared to most Mecure branded hotels. Rooms are generally decent sized...

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Dear Yobgow001, Thank you for the great review of our hotel, it is always good to hear from return guests. We have embraced the history of our hotel and compiled stories and pictures in a book which we have in all guest rooms and is a great read. Fantastic to hear you find our staff and breakfast friendly and value...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2014

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Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2014

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Les Hauts de Ceret, France
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Three of us had two very pleasant nights at the Mercure Canberra. The room faced the beautiful courtyard and it was very quiet. The big surprise was the restaurant where we got excellent service and great food. We all had different dishes and they all were fabulous! Will stay there again.

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Dear Martha S, Thank you for the great review of our hotel. Our Courtyard restaurant is certainly a hidden gem and we are receiving very good comments from guests. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Scott Grant General Manager

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 December 2014

The room was nothing to rave about, small and basic. But the hotel is worth the stay; ample parking for those driving in Canberra (which is advisable as taxis are expensive and public transport is that of a small town). A stones throw to the war memorial, Canberra Center (shopping mall) and old / new parliament house are just across...

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Dear importerexporter, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed breakfast and had very friendly service, our team members strive to exceed expectations. I am sorry your bags weren't taken to rooms and will address our front office team to ensure this doesn't happen again. We hope to welcome you back...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2014

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Reviewed 19 December 2014

Great rooms and facilities, fabulous breakfast. However, bad that the internet is not free. Walking distance to the city centre. Very service minded staff, great with helping out for e.g. scanning documents.

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Dear Bosse L, Thank you for the great review of our hotel. I will pass on your comments to our team as we all love to be told we are doing a great job. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Scott Grant General Manager

Braidwood, NSW, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2014

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Mercure Canberra, a part of Canberra's history Originally known as the Hotel Ainslie, Mercure Canberra was built to provide accommodation for public servants relocating to Canberra to support the transfer of the Commonwealth Parliament. It is one of eight remaining government built hotels or hostels from Canberra's first stage of development in the 1920s and is listed in the Register of the National Estate. Mercure Canberra is historically significant for its important role in the development of North Canberra and the forging of its community identity. While maintaining many original features, the hotel embraces the need for 21st century comforts to ensure you feel welcome and have an enjoyable stay. Our 129 guest rooms are well appointed and have been decorated in keeping with the heritage style of the building. Our Standard rooms are located in the Heritage wing, with the layout and style of room not changing from the hotels' original days. For those looking for a more modern layout, you may wish to select one of our Superior or Deluxe Loft rooms in the newer part of the building. Our guests have the option to dine at our onsite Courtyard Restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine in the evening and a choice of Continental or Buffet breakfast in the morning. Those looking for a more casual dining experience can enjoy Bistro style meals from our Olims Bar & Bistro, a favourite spot for hotel guests and locals to mingle, serving Craft Beers & Cider from our very own Lovedale Brewery Our location is ideal. 600m from the Australian War Memorial commemorating those who serve our country, both past and present. Most of Canberra's National Attractions are within 10 minutes' drive from the hotel and the CBD is and easy 10 minute walk away and offers a wide range of cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as shops and a Dendy Movie Cinema. Our team at Mercure Canberra look forward to making you feel welcome when you plan your next stay in beautiful Canberra, Australia ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Canberra

Address: Corner of Ainslie and Limestone Avenue, Canberra 2612, Australia (Formerly Olims Hotel Canberra An All Seasons Hotel)
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $115 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Canberra 4*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Mercure Canberra Hotel Canberra
All Seasons Canberra
Canberra All Seasons
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Canberra
#7 Romantic Hotel in Canberra
#10 Business Hotel in Canberra
#18 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
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“Loft apartment if possible”
 of 5 bubbles B5767RVjohnp, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I believe all rooms have recently been refurbished”
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“Check it out on arrival before you commit fully.”
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“Highly recommend if travelling with a 4 legged friend”
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