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Rydges Capital Hill Canberra
Ranked #33 of 58 Hotels in Canberra
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Stayed recently. Great room, good amenities and centrally located. Reception desk person in the morning was very grumpy and I had to argue to get a copy of the bill! Not a great impression. Anyhow good value for money.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
Thank thefunfive
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RydgesNS, Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Thank you for your review.

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to welcoming you back next time.

I will personally be following up with the staff member in regards to the service you received on check-out.

Thanks again

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Reviewed 21 October 2013

Great location. Close to Parliament House. Lots of places to walk to and restaurants close by .rooms all updated new carpet. Curtains ,paint. No work done on bathrooms but ok..beds very comfortable with doonas

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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1  Thank Glenara
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RydgesNS, General Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2014

I was pleased to read that we had a great location and you appreciated the work completed in the bedrooms.

Thanks again, please visit us again soon.


Sincerely
Jon Ackary
General Manager
jon_ackary@rydges.com

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Reviewed 18 October 2013

We stayed in Rydges Capital Hill during Floriada year ago. I bought deal on livingsocial. For early booking we were upgrade to spa room. Room very nice, clean, we even received bottle of vine and chocolates on arrival :)
Breakfast very tasty, only one thing: for coffee from espresso machine you need to pay extra.
Free Wifi :)
Long distance to CBD :(

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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RydgesNS, Front Office Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2013

Thank you for your recent review, It was pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found the breakfast to be very tasty, the free wifi throughout the hotel has also had some very positive feedback from previous guest’s as well.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel next time you are in Canberra.

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Reviewed 17 October 2013

It was a nice hotel. I stayed overnight. Location was okay but probably rather stay closer to everything so didn't have to drive everywhere. I did check in after 2pm as requested though but had trouble with room being ready. Had to wait 10 mins minimum before we could go to a room

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Rachel B
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RydgesNS, General Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2013

Hi Rachel,

Thank you for your recent review, It was pleasing to hear you found the hotel to be nice and in a reasonably good location.

I do apologize that your room was not ready at 2 pm and that there was a short wait to get into your room. I will be following up with our housekeeping department in regards to this.

We do hope you choose to stay with us the next time you are back in Canberra.

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Reviewed 17 October 2013 via mobile

Quite a dated hotel but still quite nice and comfortable. Well appointed, clean and very quiet. Ample parkingand multiple boardrooms so well appointed for meetings. Close to parliament house, shops and restaurants and certainly a good option for business travellers.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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RydgesNS, General Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2013

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to provide us with some feedback on your recent stay with us at Rydges Capital Hill.

Glad to hear that you found the rooms to be comfortable, clean & quiet, also the location of the hotel suited your needs.

We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Canberra for business.

Thanks Again.

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

I attended a conference here. It's a great venue for that. The hotel itself is nice and the event area is part of an atrium, which is very pleasant for networking and chatting - good acoustics. The event rooms are well appointed, good flexible sizes and good facilities. Great food and a very nice experience all round. I wouldn't hesitate to come here again.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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RydgesNS, Front Office Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2013

Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and that you found the whole experience to be a very good one!
I will pass on your feedback to our Conference Sales Manager.
We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Canberra.

Thank you

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Just came back from a lovely overnight stay with my hubby and our 3.5 year old toddler. Hubby was in Canberra for some work so this was booked for us by his company. I have to say that everything was just lovely. The location very convenient to restaurants/takeaways and Coles, only a short 5 min walk. The room itself was really good, small little touches such as leaving my son a little colouring pack on his made sofa bed was really appreciated. Huge spa bath and great shower and water pressure. There were signs that the hotel was getting older but it didn't really bother us. Super comfy king size bed. Didn't get to try the restaurant so can't really comment on it but it looked lovely. Will definitely come back again !!!

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
1  Thank tzu1974
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RydgesNS, General Manager at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2014

I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed staying particularly kind of you mentioning the gift for your 3.5 year old and the great water pressure.

We hope to welcoming you and the family back in the near future.

Sincerely
Jon Ackary
General Manager
jon_ackary@rydges.com

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Additional Information about Rydges Capital Hill Canberra

Address: 17 Canberra Ave. | Cnr Canberra Avenue & National Circuit, Canberra 2603, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Business Hotel in Canberra
#28 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
Price Range: £77 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Capital Hill Canberra 4*
Number of rooms: 186
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
FREE WIFI!! Rydges Capital Hill is the ideal Canberra hotel from which to base your stay in the Nation's Capital. Whether you are visiting for leisure or business, you'll find everything you need within close proximity at one of the best Canberra accommodation providers. This Canberra hotel is 500 metres from Parliament House, surrounded by the busy business districts of Barton and Parkes, walking distance to Manuka and Kingston, and close to most of Canberra's national attractions. The city is a 5 minute drive. ... more   less 
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