Motel Monaro - Canberra

ex. Best Western

27 Dawes Street, Kingston, Canberra, Australia, 2604  show map
 3 stars
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Motel Monaro - Canberra

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Laundry
Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Meeting facilities

Business center

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Overview

The 3-star Motel Monaro offers fine accommodation in Canberra. Founded in 1963, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2011.

The city center is about 30 minutes on foot. Such Canberra sights as Australian War Memorial and Parliament House are all within reach.

The hotel is set next to a war memorial, a museum and an art gallery.

Guests will find themselves a 10-minute walk from Canberra Railway train station. The property is located within a 5 km distance of Canberra airport.

Rooms

This business hotel provides non-smoking rooms equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, climate control, LCD TV, a safe and a phone. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant for guests to enjoy their meal. A shopping area features La Rustica Trattoria Pizzeria and Figaro within 250 meters of the venue.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are free self parking, a safe deposit box and a newspaper stand provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   29.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Motel Monaro - Canberra Canberra location
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Hotel Address:

27 Dawes Street, Kingston, Canberra, Australia, 2604

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City Center
  • Canberra
    1.3 mi
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    3.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Canberra Railway Station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • La Rustica Trattoria Pizzeria (cuisine: Italian)
    700 ft
  • Pizzazz (cuisine: Australian)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    29

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Questacon1.3 mi

Popular areas

  • Manuka Shopping Area1700 ft
  • City Center1.2 mi

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Kingston Mall400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Stadiums

  • Manuka Oval2000 ft

Business areas

  • Embassy of the People's Republic of China1.6 mi
  • Embassy of the United States of America1.6 mi
  • Embassy of France1.7 mi

Galleries

  • National Gallery of Australia1.3 mi

Local attractions

  • Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew1.1 mi
    State Circle, Canberra
  • National Gallery of Australia1.3 mi
    Parkes Place, Canberra
  • National Portrait Gallery1.3 mi
    King Edward Terrace, Canberra
  • King's Park1.2 mi
    Kings Avenue, Canberra
  • National Archives of Australia1.3 mi
    Queen Victoria Terrace, Canberra

Near the hotel

  • Manuka Oval2000 ft
    Manuka Circle, Canberra
  • Turner from the Tate - National Gallery of Australia4300 ft
    National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Jerrabomberra Wetland3400 ft
    Dairy Road, Canberra
  • Wanggoolba Creek4900 ft
    Fraser Island, QueenslandAustralia

Restaurants nearby

  • La Rustica Trattoria Pizzeria700 ft

    Address: 35 Kennedy Street
    Phone: (02) 6295 0152

    60% likes this, based on 101 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Bodega de Pintxos700 ft

    Address: 27 Kennedy St
    Phone: 02 6295 0777

    50% likes this, based on 38 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish

  • Cafe Lella800 ft

    Address: Jardine St, Kingston
    Phone: (02) 6239 6383

    Cuisine: Italian

  • Pizzazz600 ft

    Address: 41 Kennedy St
    Phone: (02) 6239 6200

    Cuisine: Australian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 25

  • Harem Turkish Restaurant700 ft

    Address: 48 Jardine St
    Phone: (02) 6295 0386

    61% likes this, based on 31 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    29

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Australia

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Motel Monaro Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Motel Monaro

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 46 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    6.2

    The staff were very helpful and could be approached on any matter

  • Single
    10.0

    I arrived at the Monaro in winter after an overnight flight and a long day. My room was warm and free from noise and I was able to get a good rest. The next morning I was ready to work as normal. Also the shops in Kingston are very near and there are enough facilities in the room to mean that you can put together your own breakfast. It's not at all a fancy place but if you just need somewhere to rest then you could a whole lot worse than the Monaro.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Very comfortable, warm bed and fantastic shower!

  • Family with children
    9.2

    The location: right next to Kingston shopping centre which has some outstanding restaurants; within walking distance of Parliament House, the national Art Gallery, Old Parliament House and the Portrait Gallery. For the more energetic, the City Centre would only be about 45 minutes' walk away.

  • Single
    5.8

    Internet connection was good, albeit a bit pricey (15 AUD for 12 hours cumulative usage). The hotel is a 5 minutes walk to a number of restaurants/cafes and shops which is convenient.

    The hotel has the 'charme' of a typical US highway motel. Absolutely nothing fancy, carpet and equipment quite old. I was there during Australian fall (May) with cold mornings. There was no heating in the bathroom which was a challenge in the morning when taking a shower. Heating in living room worked well though.

  • Single
    7.4

    Place was comfotable and in a good location for what i needed

    car parking was abit tight meaning not much room but still kept car off the road at night

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Friendliness and cleanliness.

    Not enough space in room - nowhere for 2 suitcases to be stored.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    the room was equipped well for a comfortable stay. The newly renovated bathroom had a fantastic shower.

    For a family of four, we found the room a bit too small.

  • Single
    7.0

    My overnight stay was one of convenience to the Canberra rail station. The accommodation was comfortable and all that I required. Staff were courteous and helpful.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The Motel was very close to a variety of restaurants and also close to the National Gallery which was our reason for the trip this time.

  • Single
    9.6

    Staff were very polite and helpful, even allowing a late check out so family members who had just arrived could use the room to freshen up

    would have liked some beer and wine in mini bar

  • Single
    7.8

    The motel was conveniently located near amenities, such as restaurants, gyms, supermarket, weekend markets, post offices and bars. The neighbourhood was quiet and peaceful.

  • Single
    7.8

    close to good quality shops with plenty of options for dinner, flat screen TV

    internet access was poor, this is the third time I've stayed in Canberra and internet access has been poor in all cases

  • Single
    4.2

    Room was very small - like a room in a hotel in France. When i switched on the light in the bathroom the noisy fan went on. It was not possible to switch it off and it was really loud.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Spacious and clean family apt #30 with separate double bedroom, self contained and private

How to reach hotel

hotel Motel Monaro - Canberra Canberra location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

27 Dawes Street, Kingston, Canberra, Australia, 2604

Get directions
City Center
  • Canberra
    1.3 mi
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    3.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Canberra Railway Station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • La Rustica Trattoria Pizzeria (cuisine: Italian)
    700 ft
  • Pizzazz (cuisine: Australian)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    29

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCanberraMotel Monaro

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Australia

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