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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The people at Parklands are all very nice, which is a positive. However, there are a number of negatives: 1. I stayed for 9 nights for business purposes in February 2017. Whilst my towels were changed when I requested this, at no time did any cleaning staff actually touch the bed! Not even to straighten the sheets and blankets! I've...

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bairnsdale
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Stayed at parkland for 4 days and it was sensational, the property is beautiful, the rooms are great and roomy,the bathrooms are clean and the beds are comfy, the balconys are a very welcoming extra,we loved the place and will definatley stay again, then theres the front desk, the guy is one of the nicest people ive met, always smiling...

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Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Staff, on the couple of occasions we used them were very co. Operative. This was our 2nd visit and we will go back again. If I had one small complaint it is the lack of cooking utensils to cook anything but basic.Australia bobjay

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Parklands hotel/apartments is one of Canberra's older accommodations, but we found it comfortable, clean, and easy to find. We stayed for a week in a 3-bed room, and found the extra bed quite useful for sorting our belongings. Although the carpet and some fittings were a bit tired, the amenities (including a microwave oven) were quite adequate. If we opted...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It all started with the booking. I booked one night through Expedia and then went to book another night but rang the hotel first to ensure we could stay in the same room. No problem! They would wait for booking to come through and book me in. Oh dear! This did not happen. We spent approx 1 hr trying to...

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Jason I, Manager at Parklands Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

HI Catherine, Thank you for your feedback. Prior to reading this I was made aware of the issues you faced with your reservation and your stay. In the first instance I would like to sincerely and unreservedly apologise for the inconvenience and distress this caused you. The issues highlighted a clear gap in our staff training that I have since...

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

As a family with a young child we were shocked at the hotel's smoking policy. Although many no smoking signs were located all throughout the courtyard, we were unable to open our door without smoke wofting into our room. We were relocated into another room, however the staff and management were highly unprofessional with their dealings with our complaint. We...

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MsCarolSinclair, Manager at Parklands Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. As you will be aware Paklands Hotel is non-smoking in all rooms. One way to ensure people follow those rules is by providing a designated undercover outdoor smoking area that meets the ACT Government guidelines. At Parklands this is on the upper balcony at the rear of the building (all the lower courtyard is non-smoking)....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Booked room going on the website, which was a queen size apartment, we were given a queen suite, that does not include what the apartment was advertised as. Management resistant to our complaint until proven to them, after that refunded us and we found accommodation much better less per night , and closer to Canberra.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Parklands is a little dated but having said that the room was clean and comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The fan in the bathroom made a lot of noise. Overall good value for money and a good place to stay for a short trip to Canberra. Family stay in Canberra lots to see and do.

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Sydney
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stayed for two nights in a double room, which had kitchen and laundry. The location is good you can walk to the local shops which have cafes and grocery stores. the rooms are OK, they need a bit of a freshen up but are clean and functional. We decided to skip the room service however I took the towels...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a spa suit, it was a bit disappointing that the bed was a zip together (uncomfortable to sleep on). Otherwise the room was comfortable. Could do with a bit of an update. Loved the "Green Option".

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
DICKSON PARKLANDS. WHERE HOME MEETS HOTEL Just because you're away, doesn't mean you can't have all the comforts of home. Stay with us and enjoy the space and freedom of apartment living with all the best bits of a hotel. Not only that, but we're super close to the Canberra city and a short stroll to Dickson. Sound good? We think so too. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parklands Hotel & Apartments

Address: 6 Hawdon Pl | Dickson, Canberra 2602, Australia (Formerly Dickson Parklands Hotel & Apartments)
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $133 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Parklands Hotel & Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dickson
Best Western Canberra
Canberra Best Western
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“Get the top floor if you can, we were in the first floor, next time we will get a room with a balcony.”
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“Ask for one that opens onto the courtyard not in a corridor.”
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