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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a superior room which was clean, private and had a balcony. The hotel is pet friendly, the staff couldn't do enough for you. The bed was comfortable and the value unbeatable. The food at the Courtyard Restaurant was utterly superb and the staff couldn't do enough for you, honestly, I'd go back just for the food alone. I...

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Patina F, General Manager at Mercure Canberra, responded to this review

Dear Adrian S, Happy New Year! Thanks so much for your fantastic review. I'm delighted to see that you had a great stay, and loved the food in the Courtyard Restaurant also. I will ensure the staff see your lovely feedback, we agree that they are our biggest asset. We look forward to welcoming you back in 2017. Kind Regards...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is fine, we had a car to get around. If you do not have transport, a hotel in the cbd might be a better choice. Pro's: fridge, kettle with tea & coffee, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, good a/c, good sized table & chairs and friendly staff. Con's: a bit dated and shabby, reasonably clean however. The sofa bed...

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Patina F, General Manager at Mercure Canberra, responded to this review

Dear 4ofus2011, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm really sorry to hear about the sofa bed. We did replace all of the sofa beds quite recently so it is concerning to hear that there is an issue. I will have housekeeping check all of the beds, but if you could let us know your room...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here overnight while in Canberra for my birthday trip away, they have a fantastic pub next door which you can walk in via reception. The staff where really friendly and helpful and even gave me a birthday card and a bottle of wine. The room was very tidy, breakfast was very nice. We would definitely stay again

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Neutral Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stay here as it was a personal stay vs business so usually my budget for business is higher and I stay elsewhere. However I was pleasantly surprised for the price the accommodation was great. Comfy beds, warm on a cold winters night and friendly staff. Would return for sure!

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Forster, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 night, some thought has gone into this access room. lovely balcony, non spring doors, spacious room with furniture to match this heritage hotel. Just. Lovely very clean room. Bathroom is adequate except for the fact these rooms need a something like a "coffee table" to go under sink to put toiletries etc on it. My partner is in...

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Gracemere, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply excellent, from the moment we checked in, to the moment we had to leave they couldn't done anymore for us. The room was excellent and the customer service provided to us during our stay is a credit to the entire team.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my husband here as a surprise for his birthday as it is conveniently located close to the Australian War Memorial. The building has a lot of history and there was a book in the room that told you all about it. Even though some of the facade is a little tired you can easily accept it as charm...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised by this Hotel. Late booking to visit friends and in an ideal location to walk into town and visit the war memorial. The bar in the hotel served good lunch menu and happy hour between 4-6 was good value.

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Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here one night in a deluxe loft room. The room was clean and comfortable although I did find a number of cobwebs around which was a bit of a surprise. The air-conditioning was a bit difficult to control but finally go it working. We had dinner and drinks at the bistro and the meals were good and generous...

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melbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we checked in, we had a good feeling about this place. Every member of staff we came across, from front of house, to cleaning staff and waiters in the restaurant, was exemplary, being both friendly and efficient. Our loft room was clean, quiet and comfortably furnished. Our room type also had a kitchenette. We had the pleasure...

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Patina F, General Manager at Mercure Canberra, responded to this review

Dear adenoz, thanks so much for your great feedback. I'm delighted to see that you had a great stay and were able to take advantage of both Olims Bar and Bistro and the Courtyard Restaurant for your dining options. Have a great Christmas and we look forward to welcoming you back in the New Year. Kind Regards Patina Farnham General...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $108 - $209 (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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“Rooms overlooking the garden would be preferable”
 of 5 bubbles MsH, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Views of the courtyards are best, especially with a private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 617PeterR, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book a superior room, they are large and good value, and eat at the Courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles L166QTadrians, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the lift. For couples only.”
 of 5 bubbles 4ofus2011, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you have a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles julesmm, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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