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“Japanese inspired and minimally elegant, one of the hippest hotels in Canberra. A strong emphasis is placed on chic design and foodie elements, with a top quality bar and restaurant. Ideal for visiting the city's sights, with the Parliamentary Triangle just 5 minutes' drive away.”

“Japanese inspired and minimally elegant, one of the hippest hotels in Canberra. A strong emphasis is placed on chic design and foodie elements, with a top quality bar and restaurant. Ideal for visiting the city's sights, with the Parliamentary Triangle just 5 minutes' drive away.”

Recommended For

  • Romantic Break
  • Easily Canberra's coolest hotel, making this a great pick for couples after a romantic stay
  • Business meetings
  • Popular among business travellers seeking an atypical, yet refined, inner-city base
  • Foodies
  • Has a strong foodie focus
  • Sights nearby
  • Located in the vicinity of the Parliamentary Triangle, which includes Parliament House and the National Library of Australia
  • Mountain biking
  • If you’re feeling really adventurous, the hotel can organise mountain biking on Mount Stromlo
  • Other Activities
  • Other popular outings include the National Arboretum, Questacon National Zoo and the aquarium
  • Museums
  • Easy walking distance to the National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery
  • Designer Shopping
  • Ardent shoppers can hit Canberra’s many chic boutiques
  • City Style
  • Contemporary
  • A modern mash-up of 20th-century furniture, art and natural materials like clay, concrete and wood
  • Artworks
  • Various quirky and bold artworks decorate the public lounge's walls
  • Lakeside
  • Close to the scenic shores of Lake Burley Griffin
  • Eco
  • A sustainably produced building
  • Conference facilities
  • Downtown
  • Views
  • Gourmet
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Designer
  • Romantic
  • Restaurant
  • Chic
  • Gym
  • Quirky
  • Child friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Luxury
  • Intimate

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 50 per day
  • Bicycles available
  • The hotel has five Goodspeed bikes for guests to borrow (you’ll also be lent a lock and helmet)
  • Views
  • Conference facilities
  • Library
  • No pets
  • Bar
  • Walking distance restaurants
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Meeting Room
  • Hairdresser/Beauty Salon
  • Gym
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Child friendly
  • Sitting Room
  • Wifi
  • Concierge
  • Suites
  • Disabled access
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Room service

Activities

  • Sights nearby
  • Located in the vicinity of the Parliamentary Triangle, which includes Parliament House and the National Library of Australia
  • Mountain biking
  • If you’re feeling really adventurous, the hotel can organise mountain biking on Mount Stromlo
  • Other Activities
  • Other popular outings include the National Arboretum, Questacon National Zoo and the aquarium
  • Museums
  • Easy walking distance to the National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery
  • Designer Shopping
  • Ardent shoppers can hit Canberra’s many chic boutiques

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Ovolo Nishi Canberra, Australia

Teeming with new-school charisma, Ovolo Nishi is a darkly lit hub of design-driven chic – with an art and foodie focus. Decidedly sexy, it's easily Canberra's coolest hotel, making this a great pick for couples after a romantic stay, plus friends or business travellers seeking an atypical, yet refined, inner-city base.

Originally published by The Telegraph (view article)