Very good

4.1 /5

Score from 4156 reviews

Rating summary

Cleanliness

4.6

Comfort

4.4

Facilities

4.5

Staff

4.3

Overall room rating

Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

4.7

One-Bedroom Apartment

4.4

Twin Room

5.0

Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

4.3

Two-Bedroom Apartment

3.0

Queen Room

4.0

Deluxe Suite

5.0
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Forrest Hotel & Apartments

  • 30 National Circuit, Forrest, 2603 Canberra, Australia - View on map
4.1 /5
Very good
Hotel type: Guest accommodation - Hotel Chain: Golden Chain Motels
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Quick description

Located in the quiet Canberra suburb of Forrest, this hotel is less than 10 minutes' drive from Parliament House and the National Gallery of Australia. Forrest Hotel & Apartments offers an on-site restaurant and modern accommodation with free cable TV.

Each room, suite and apartment at Forrest Hotel & Apartments Canberra includes heating, air conditioning and tea/coffee making facilities. Some have a kitchenette or kitchen facilities.

The hotel’s Sherwood Restaurant offers a seasonal menu and outdoor dining in summer. Guests have access to barbecue facilities. Cafes and restaurants are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Forrest Hotel and Apartments is 15 minutes' drive from Canberra Airport. Free on-site parking is provided.

Rooms: 115

Important information

Please note that a 3% surcharge applies for payments with American Express and Diners Club credit cards.

Please note that all bookings paid in cash require an AUD $200 refundable credit card pre-authorisation or cash deposit upon check in.

Please note 500MB of free WiFi is provided. After this has been used additional charges apply.

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Deluxe Suite

Food & Drink

Tea/Coffee Maker, Refrigerator, Kitchenette

Bathroom

Toilet, Bathroom, Shower, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Iron, Heating, Desk, Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Telephone, TV, Cable Channels, Radio

Services/Extras

Alarm clock, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock

This spacious suite includes a kitchenette and work area.

One-Bedroom Apartment

Food & Drink

Dining area, Microwave, Refrigerator, Kitchen, Dishwasher

Bathroom

Bathroom, Hairdryer, Toilet, Shower

Room Amenities

Iron, Heating, Ironing Facilities, Seating Area, Air conditioning, Desk

Media/Technology

Cable Channels, Radio, Telephone, TV

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This refurbished apartment features a separate living room and a fully equipped kitchen.

Two-Bedroom Apartment

Food & Drink

Microwave, Dining area, Refrigerator, Kitchen

Bathroom

Bathroom, Toilet, Shower, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Desk, Heating, Ironing Facilities, Air conditioning, Seating Area, Iron

Media/Technology

Cable Channels, Telephone, TV, Radio

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This apartment has a separate lounge area and full kitchen facilities.

Twin Room

Food & Drink

Refrigerator

Bathroom

Shower, Hairdryer, Toilet, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Desk, Heating, Air conditioning, Iron, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Radio, Telephone, Cable Channels, TV

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

Includes en suite bathroom, tea/coffee making facilities and ironing facilities.

Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

Food & Drink

Microwave, Kitchen, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Dining area

Bathroom

Toilet, Hairdryer, Bathroom, Shower

Room Amenities

Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Desk, Seating Area, Iron, Washing Machine, Heating

Media/Technology

Telephone, Radio, Cable Channels, TV

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This apartment features a private bathroom with a walk-in shower, separate lounge area and full kitchen facilities.

Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

Food & Drink

Refrigerator, Dining area, Microwave, Kitchen

Bathroom

Shower, Toilet, Bathroom, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Desk, Air conditioning, Heating, Seating Area, Washing Machine, Iron, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

TV, Telephone, Radio, Cable Channels

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This refurbished apartment has a separate lounge area and full kitchen facilities.

Queen Room

Food & Drink

Refrigerator

Bathroom

Toilet, Shower, Bathroom, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Heating, Air conditioning, Iron, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Telephone, TV, Radio, Cable Channels

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This room offers tea and coffee making facilities, an iron with ironing board and en suite bathroom. Bedding is 1 queen-size bed.

Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

Special Offer: Two-Bedroom Apartment

Food & Drink

Refrigerator, Dining area, Kitchen, Microwave

Bathroom

Shower, Hairdryer, Toilet, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Ironing Facilities, Air conditioning, Iron, Desk, Heating, Seating Area

Media/Technology

Cable Channels, Radio, TV, Telephone

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This apartment features a dining area, microwave and cable TV.

Special Offer: One-Bedroom Apartment

Food & Drink

Refrigerator, Microwave, Kitchen, Dining area, Dishwasher

Bathroom

Shower, Hairdryer, Bathroom, Toilet

Room Amenities

Desk, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Air conditioning, Iron, Seating Area

Media/Technology

Cable Channels, TV, Radio, Telephone

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This apartment has a kitchen, dishwasher and dining area.

Special Offer - Double Room

Food & Drink

Refrigerator

Bathroom

Hairdryer, Shower, Bathroom, Toilet

Room Amenities

Air conditioning, Iron, Ironing Facilities, Heating

Media/Technology

Radio, TV, Telephone, Cable Channels

Services/Extras

Alarm clock

This double room features air conditioning.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of Forrest Hotel & Apartments

General

WiFi available in all areas, Paid WiFi

Food & Drink

Restaurant (à la carte), BBQ facilities, Room service, Bar

Transportation

Bicycle rental (additional charge)

Common areas

Garden

Cleaning services

Laundry

Miscellaneous

Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout, Air conditioning, Non-smoking rooms

Internet

WiFi is available in all areas and charges are applicable.

Parking

Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of Forrest Hotel & Apartments

Check-in

From 14:00 Until 22:00 hours

Check-out

From 07:00 Until 10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
All children or adults are charged AUD 10 per night for extra beds.
Children's cots/cribs are not available.
There is no capacity for cots in the room.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Contact methods

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Newest reviews for Forrest Hotel & Apartments

    All reviews (38)   reviews in language: EN(38)
    D
    • Diane

    • Family with young children
    • Business trip
    4.4 /5

    2014-03

    My Apartment had everything to make my stay enjoyable.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Deluxe Suite

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    3.0
    S
    • Sue

    • Traveling as a couple / pair
    • Night life
    4.3 /5

    2014-02

    We liked the location, being close to the lake, city and museums and fine dining retaurants within a few minutes walk.The room was clean and comfortable and was affordable (we obtained a special deal which was significantly lower than the rack rate) If we can get similar deals in the future we would definately stay there again.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Size

    5.0

    Clean

    4.0

    Convenience

    4.0

    support / service

    4.0
    J
    • Jenny

    • Solo traveler
    • Sightseeing
    4.4 /5

    2013-09

    Friendly and happy staff. Good room service. Excellent quality meals. And of course my discount through booking.comDidn't enjoy the weather but fortunately we had a dryer to dry our clothes.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    4.0

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    4.0

    decor

    4.0

    support / service

    5.0
    E
    • Eric

    • Family with older children
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.7 /5

    2013-09

    At 6pm I was at ANU with no idea of where I was going to stay for the night. Jumped on the iPhone and booked online with Forrest, by 6:45pm I was checked in and by 7pm I had room service deliver a pizza.Terrific, efficient service for this weary traveller.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    3.0

    support / service

    5.0
    G
    • Glenda

    • Mature couple
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.7 /5

    2013-09

    We stayed in an apartment for 5 nights which was a reasonable price and very comfortable. Older building on the outside but completely refurbished inside. Good parking availability & within quick drive to Manuka cafes

    Helpful?

    yes

    Size

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    support / service

    4.0
    M
    • Mulvina

    • Solo traveler
    • Night life
    4.8 /5

    2013-08

    the barbeque area was a great help

    Helpful?

    yes

    One-Bedroom Apartment

    Clean

    5.0
    B
    • Brian

    • Family with older children
    • Sightseeing
    4.8 /5

    2013-08

    Position, restaurant good, covered parking, TV goodi wish there was a proper fry-pan in the apartment for cooking,

    Helpful?

    yes

    decor

    5.0
    J
    • Jean

    • Group of friends
    • Night life
    4.7 /5

    2013-05

    Great location.Well equipped

    Helpful?

    yes

    One-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    5.0

    Clean

    5.0
    T
    • Tuula

    • Group of friends
    • Business trip
    4.5 /5

    2013-05

    Good location - easy to findExcellent valueNo free Wi-Fi, Carpet very soiled, toilet in laundry difficult to access. Advertised as refurbished -must have been many years ago.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Twin Room

    Clean

    4.0

    Convenience

    4.0

    decor

    5.0

    support / service

    5.0
    K
    • Kerri

    • Group of friends
    • Business trip
    4.8 /5

    2013-05

    Good size tv ,comfortable bed ,and everything was very cleanNo restaurant on Sun night

    Helpful?

    yes

    Twin Room

    Clean

    5.0

    decor

    5.0
    N
    • Noel

    • Family with young children
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.6 /5

    2013-04

    Location was off a main road which was great, yet no too far from civic where I needed to be.The wine I purchased from the office

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    5.0

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    5.0

    support / service

    4.0
    S
    • Shamshad

    • Traveling as a couple / pair
    • Sightseeing
    4.3 /5

    2013-04

    Good location,quite and peaceful Car parking goodNo heater lamps in the bathroom.The fridge woke me up few times as it was noisy when it was running.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Clean

    5.0

    support / service

    3.0
    P
    • Penelope

    • Family with young children
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.9 /5

    2013-04

    The friendliness of the staff, the relaxed, unstressed ambience of the location.A bath, rather than a shower would have been great in both cases, butthe shower was ok. The double room was a bit small for a teenager andmyself but adequate for one night-it was a shame I missed out on thedouble suite. Parking was a problem last time as conference members tookup all the motel spaces. Maybe some form of reserved spaces for those inthe motel is necessary. I was worried about my car and in the morninghad to re-pack it early from a distance to catch an early plane on timeand it was frosty. Saying that, the staff let me park outside the diningarea where it would be in the light and in full view of staff. I havehad my car broken into, in Canberra before so was concerned aboutleaving it a distance from the room.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    5.0
    J
    • Judy

    • Group of friends
    • Night life
    4.6 /5

    2013-04

    The reception staff were friendly and well informed.The room was spotless and very comfy, it was quiet too.Breakfast was delicious.Bedrooms a bit hot.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    5.0

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    5.0

    support / service

    3.0
    S
    • Stuart

    • Traveling as a couple / pair
    • Business trip
    4.3 /5

    2013-04

    Quite alot to see in Canberra. Hotel was great, good location and close to the city.

    Helpful?

    yes

    One-Bedroom Apartment

    J
    • Janet

    • Family with young children
    • Sightseeing
    4.5 /5

    2013-04

    Excellent kitchen, prepared a meal for the family.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Size

    5.0

    Clean

    4.0

    Convenience

    4.0
    P
    • Patrick

    • Mature couple
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.4 /5

    2013-04

    Close by to the Manuka cafe area.Long black human hairs on the sheets, and on bathroom floor. Sheets not pressed. Used ??

    Helpful?

    yes

    One-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    5.0

    Convenience

    3.0

    decor

    5.0
    S
    • Sarah

    • Family with young children
    • Business trip
    4.7 /5

    2013-04

    The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. They have us lots ofinformation about what to see and where to eat. The room was modern,very clean and even had an electric blanket!!! Best nights sleepI've had in years!!City is spread out, taxis are quite expensive. Didn't see many buses either.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

    Clean

    4.0

    decor

    5.0
    P
    • Patricia

    • Family with older children
    • Australia
    • Sightseeing
    4.5 /5

    2013-04

    Clean and comfortable and proximity to things i wanted to see.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    4.0
    K
    • Kym

    • Mature couple
    • Australia
    • Night life
    4.5 /5

    2013-04

    It was very cosy set up lovely.Definitely stay again.Nothing

    Helpful?

    yes

    Size

    4.0

    Clean

    4.0

    decor

    4.0

    support / service

    5.0
    P
    • Peter

    • Traveling as a couple / pair
    • Night life
    4.4 /5

    2013-03

    Good location.handy to restaurants in Manuka.Clean and comfortable and a good price.Our room was very Spartan and bland no floor rugs, no carpet, nothing like the photos on the Internet! and very little equipment for self catering

    Helpful?

    yes

    Clean

    4.0
    E
    • Elizabeth

    • Group of friends
    • Night life
    4.7 /5

    2013-02

    Plenty of space and it is in a quiet location with good access to shops, cafes etcBathroom was a bit dated and no dishwasher!

    Helpful?

    yes

    One-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    5.0

    Convenience

    3.0

    decor

    5.0
    M
    • Marie

    • Group of friends
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.3 /5

    2013-02

    Quick check inGood PriceTVwasher & dryer, though new and of reputable brands did not work properly, particularly the dryer which was not ventilated and thus took an age to dry anything

    Helpful?

    yes

    One-Bedroom Apartment

    D
    • David

    • Traveling as a couple / pair
    • Night life
    4.8 /5

    2013-02

    Only came in late left early perfect for what we neededThe web site said foxtel in the room. Was expecting fox iq. Wasdisapointed

    Helpful?

    yes

    Queen Room

    Convenience

    5.0

    support / service

    5.0
    N
    • Noel

    • Mature couple
    • Night life
    4.5 /5

    2013-02

    The apartment had everything in it that we wanted,bed lovely.We would definitely stay here again.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Deluxe Suite

    Size

    4.0

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    4.0

    decor

    4.0

    support / service

    5.0
    V
    • Valerie

    • Traveling as a couple / pair
    • Night life
    4.5 /5

    2013-02

    This is my second time using your booking service and the Forrest. Thefirst time I travelled alone and paid less, getting a king sized suite-it was excellent-just what I needed-it was business. This time I had astep daughter who is a teenager with me-I tried too late for the doubleroom apartment, but it was booked out. I like the friendly staff-thismakes a big difference and I also like the fact that it is really cleanand nothing is too much trouble. Early breakfast for instance is cateredfor. I live outside Canberra, but have opportunities that I need to booka motel there, particularly from that location. I will use the Forrestas my first choice as it meets all my needs. I am sure there are alsoluxury apartment's because there was a marked difference between mytwo experiences.Nothing to complain about. The apartment was much more than I was expecting for $139 for the night.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    4.0

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    3.0

    decor

    5.0

    support / service

    5.0
    J
    • Jonathan

    • Group of friends
    • Sightseeing
    4.5 /5

    2013-02

    Good price facilities adequateWater pressure on the shower.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Deluxe Suite

    Size

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    5.0
    P
    • Peter

    • Group of friends
    • Business trip
    4.7 /5

    2013-02

    Friendliness and cooperation of staff, prompt response to problems. Airconditioning that works.Housekeeping been knocking the door at 9am to clean the room. Weinformed him that we not ready.Housekeeping should clean check out roomfirst rather than in house guest.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

    decor

    5.0
    P
    • Patricia

    • Family with young children
    • Night life
    4.2 /5

    2013-02

    Great value for money in convenient location.Not very central -car is a must !

    Helpful?

    yes

    Twin Room

    support / service

    4.0
    Y
    • Yuanchao

    • Family with older children
    • Business trip
    4.9 /5

    2013-02

    15 minutes walk to the house of parliamentQuiet neighborhoodNear parks and shopssingle beds are very narrow

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    5.0

    Clean

    5.0

    decor

    5.0
    J
    • Jackie

    • Family with young children
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.7 /5

    2013-02

    The cleanliness, comfortable bed, location, quietness, car parkNo bath, toilet / laundry very cramped but of no real concern

    Helpful?

    yes

    Twin Room

    Clean

    5.0

    Convenience

    5.0
    D
    • Don

    • Family with older children
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.6 /5

    2013-02

    The position was very quiet & close to all that Manuka has to offer, as well as the Gallery precinct, the Museum, the Bus Depot market and many other special attractions.Our bed was comfortable, but the sheets were very thin and miserable.I thought that at $150 a night it was a bit expensive but we stillenjoyed our stay.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    4.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    5.0

    support / service

    5.0
    K
    • Kate

    • Solo traveler
    • Australia
    • Business trip
    4.5 /5

    2013-02

    It was a nice comfortable motel, staff were friendly & polite.The apartments were quite dated and your advertising shows quitedifferent pictures to the reality. A bit misleading really

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    4.0

    Clean

    4.0

    Convenience

    4.0

    decor

    5.0

    support / service

    3.0
    J
    • June

    • Family with older children
    • Australia
    • Night life
    4.5 /5

    2013-02

    Room was adequate if a bit small. The price was good. Contained fridge and toaster.Convenient location. Close to shops and variety of restaurants.No air conditioning in the bedrooms it wasHOT!!!!!!!

    Helpful?

    yes

    Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    4.0

    Convenience

    4.0

    support / service

    5.0
    J
    • Janice

    • Mature couple
    • Sightseeing
    4.1 /5

    2013-01

    Loved the coffee machine. Visited with2 older children and athletics coach for the Australian Mountain running championships.It was cold

    Helpful?

    yes

    Executive One-Bedroom Apartment

    Size

    4.0

    support / service

    3.0
    D
    • Diane

    • Solo traveler
    • Sightseeing
    4.7 /5

    2013-01

    Close to Village shopping, coffee shops etc.Close to National Art Gallery.Original room - key didn't open door.Soap dispenser in shower blocked.Remote control for TV didn't work.Asked for good bedside lighting - had to get another lamp.Requested a Microwave - had to get one brought over.They said Booking.com didn't pass the request on.This has happened before and they said the same then.

    Helpful?

    yes

    D
    • David

    • Group of friends
    • Australia
    • Holiday / leisure
    4.5 /5

    2013-01

    Good position near city centre.that we couldn't stay longer.

    Helpful?

    yes

    Deluxe Suite

    Size

    5.0

    Clean

    4.0

    Convenience

    5.0

    decor

    5.0

    support / service

    4.0
    C
    • Claire

    • Group of friends
    • Australia
    • Sightseeing
    4.6 /5

    2013-01

    The rooms were clean & functional, the staff were friendly & helpful.

    Helpful?

    yes

    decor

    5.0

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