Stay at the Crowne Plaza Canberra hotel overlooking Glebe Park for personalised service in the heart of Canberra. Arrive along our tree-lined driveway and enter the bright Lobby atrium of Crowne Plaza Canberra , where you'll be welcomed by our friendly Front Desk staff. Stop off for a coffee in the Atrium Lounge and when you're ready, head to your sophisticated room or Suite or plunge into our refreshing outdoor pool . Our central location puts us 2 minutes' walk from Canberra's National Convention Centre and near the city's many shops and lively bars and restaurants. Parliament House sits 3km from Crowne Plaza Canberra while Canberra Airport is 20 minutes away by taxi. Explore artistic treasures at Australia's National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery, 2.5km away. Book an appointment at Earth Day Spa for massages?and therapeutic treatments, or exercise at our Pro-Fit Health Club. Liaise with our dedicated Crowne Meetings Director to organise briefings, board meetings or conferences for 130 in our 6 sleek meeting rooms , or host tantalising steak lunches and dinners at our modern Redsalt Restaurant. Ask the dedicated Concierge at Crowne Plaza Canberra to recommend walking routes around the shimmering waters of Lake Burley Griffin . The chime of the National Carillon and the Captain Cook Memorial fountain will be lasting memories of Canberra.
Hotels in Canberra
Canberra is Australia's inland capital city which has so much to offer to tourists beyond beaches and wildlife. The Molonglo river in the city makes it a beautiful place to visit and is located about 150 miles away from Sydney. Canberra has amazing weather from September to November which marks Spring that is followed by Summer from December to February. Canberra has a vibrant cultural heritage and boasts of historical monuments all along with the city.
Weather and the Best time to travel Canberra
The winters in Canberra can be quite cold, but being an inland city, the weather is mostly dry and comfortable through the year for travel. June-August are winter months in Canberra but the rest of the year has pleasant weather here. The best time to make the most of travelling here is the months of November to February.
Canberra Airport is one of the busiest airports in Australia and is well connected to major cities across the west coast and east coast. Flying to Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland or the Gold Coast are all options for those in Canberra. Canberra connects people to over 180 International destinations across Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Africa.
Transportation in Canberra
There are buses and taxis to help you get around the city. Australians are very fond of cycling through the city, and you can try their way to get around if that's what interests you. Given that there are not too many tolls of excessive traffic spots, hiring a car might also be one of the best ways to get around. If you're on a budget, you can also consider getting a bus travel pass for the Transport Canberra buses that run through the entire city. Finding Cheap Hotels in Canberra comes with the additional requirement to be able to travel easily to the places you wish to visit.
How to get to Canberra
Getting to Canberra from Canberra Airport takes around 20 minutes and requires you to cover a distance of 9 km. The best way to do this is to get a taxi, but if you're up for public transport options, then Transport Canberra has a Bus that goes by to the city every hour of the day. If you're travelling within Australia, there are ample domestic flights and trains to Canberra. If you enjoy driving, you can consider hiring a car to make this trip as well. Sydney to Canberra is the top of the list to drive down by the road and quite pleasant experience too. Canberra can make for a beautiful weekend getaway if planned well.
Hotel info and Prices for different hotel ranges
Canberra has amazing hotels as well as apartment rentals all over the city. Canberra Downtown has some of the most famous tourist places as well as dining and party scenes which is why most of the 5-star hotels are situated here. Amazing views, facilities like indoor pools, spa and sauna rooms are all available. What's even better is that you can travel worry-free with your pet as well. Book Canberra Hotels with pet-friendly inclusions so that you can take your furry buddy along. You can expect to get amazing deals for 3-star hotels starting from AUD 70 and for 5-star hotels starting from AUD 120. You can book Canberra hotels in advance for your time of stay and receive the best Canberra hotel deals. It is better to pick apartments which are well furnished with a great kitchen and laundry facilities if you're considering to take a long trip to Canberra. While the city centre is a great spot to stay if you'd like a cheaper place then try accommodation around ANU or Acton. If you'd rather have a calm and peaceful suburb with a lot of pretty trails, then Wood Valley is the place for you to be.
Canberra Tourist information
Top Tourist Attractions in Canberra
Being the capital territory of Australia, there are plenty of government buildings and memorials that adorn this city. Canberra attractions include the Parliament House with its fantastic architecture, the National Gallery of Australia, National Museum of Australia, National Zoo and Aquarium and the Australian War Memorial. If you like the idea of hiking or taking long walks on a trail, then Mount Ainslie is the perfect idea to take a glimpse at the sunrise or sunset. The Australian National Botanic Gardens are also scenic and attract a lot of tourists to see the various species that grow here. The paths are serene, and you can take in all the green you want here! Another happening tourist spot is the Lake Burley Griffin where you can spend an evening or just go bicycling around it. Casino Canberra can be a fantastic experience with multiple events and restaurants to choose from. If you love getting a taste of the fresh produce In the local markets, you should indulge yourself in the capital region farmers market. A lot of exciting fruit finds you here! If you have extra days to plan in and around Canberra then the Mount Majura Vineyard, Lake Tuggeranong, Balloon Aloft Canberra, Black Mountain Peninsula. John Knight Memorial Park, Lake Ginninderra, Corin Forest Mountain Resort and the Tidbinbilla Natural Reserve are some other amazing places to visit.
Top Food places in Canberra
If you are a foodie, then Canberra is no short from a paradise. Meat lovers can be assured of fresh produce brought to the table, ample local wine being brewed, and a fantastic palette put forward in hundreds of cuisines across the city. While we can go gaga about the incredible food here, there are a few things to do in Canberra that you cannot miss. Well if you've ever watched Australian MasterChef, we're sure you just have built up an exotic image of the dishes to try here, and we're sure it won't disappoint you. Griffith, the City Centre, Lyneham and Kingston are some of the best places to try different cafes, restaurants and pubs. Pecking duck burger, Southern Fried Chicken, Tiramisu Gelato from Gelato Messina, Rotisserie meats, Mongolian kangaroo spring rolls and momos and creamy fried chicken are some dishes you definitely must try.
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