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University House

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#30 of 57 Hotels in Canberra
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ballan, Australia
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This is a typical student-like accommodation, but is clean - serviced daily and comfortable. It is close to most things and in walking distance to the University, CSIRO and town. Rooms are heated with water heaters, and air conditioning is available. The staff are friendly and helpful. The café and breakfast room is good and the coffee excellent

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with a friend. It was a quaint room with comfortable and warm bedding. Heated flooring in the bathroom and a spacious seperate living room with a tv and tea and coffee facilities. We only stayed one night. The surroundings were beautiful. It's location is great and the service from the front desk staff was excellent. Only thing...

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

Dear Melissa, Thank you for your positive review. From time to time depending on what's happening at the House parking can be of short supply. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in a twin superior room and had no complaints whatsoever. The room was cozy and exceptionally clean. We even had a small private balcony overlooking the magnificent garden. The beds were so comfortable we always had a good night's sleep. Two in-house restaurants, very handy if you don't feel like eating out. Brekkie was 20%...

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

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

Melbourne
Reviewed 11 April 2017

All I needed was a quiet, clean room to rest my head at the end of a day visiting family in Canberra and this hotel ticked all the boxes. I stayed in J Wing, Room 370 which had twin beds and a spacious bathroom with shower and bath. As noted by others this hotel is pleasantly stuck in a time...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Our stay at University House for 2 nights was faultless. Free parking, excellent customer service at check in, manicured grounds and an extremely spacious and comfortable room. We were in the North wing in a double room. The living room was absolutely massive as was the balcony with a pleasant outlook to the university buildings. The place was spotless. There...

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I've stayed in Canberra many times but never somewhere in such a beautiful quiet setting. The hotel is a rectangle around a large grassy yard with mature trees and our corner apartment had a deep north-facing verandah. All windows overlooked a quiet leafy street and our 2 bed apartment was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The full kitchen meant we...

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

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

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed three nights and was impressed by the beautiful old building and size of the rooms. Functional and comfortable furniture (not luxury). Only downside was the distance to restaurants on a Sunday night when Boffins and Fellows were closed.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review. The House is looking at reviewing dinner trading on Sundays so hopefully good new coming soon. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2017

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Management is currently reviewing at all points mentioned, and understand improvement is needed in areas. We're glad you enjoyed the tranquility of the House and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Kind regards, Michael

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017 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 13 March 2017 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

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: $106 - $245 (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”
Gefoh, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want accommodation during the academic year, book your own private facilities.”
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.”
KA472, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are three floors. No lift, so if you have a heavy suitcase ask for a lower room.”
RichardV636, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor if not too mobile there are no lifts.”
MattyOakmere, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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