Forrest Hotel and Apartments in Canberra

Forrest Hotel & Apartments

Located in a quiet street in Canberra's garden district, Forrest Hotel and Apartments is situated in a convenient location, adjacent to Parliament House in the Parliamentary Business District. We are just a stone's throw away from major tourist attractions, including the National Gallery of Australia, Manuka Shopping Village, The Old Bus Depot Markets, and much more!

We are one of Canberra's best value properties, perfect for business or leisure. Offering Standard through to Executive Accommodation options, we cater for all levels of comfort. Our Apartments feature tranquil courtyards and undercover barbeque facilities for your enjoyment. Here at the Forrest Hotel and Apartments, we pride ourselves on being a non-smoking property.

Whilst you are here, unwind in our Sherwoods Restaurant and Bar, where you can experience alfresco dining on the deck, overlooking leafy parklands.

Our well-equipped Conference Room with scenic park views provides the perfect environment to hold your next function. Our dedicated team of conference organisers can tailor any package to suit your needs.

Family owned and operated, we pride ourselves on being able to offer a refreshing and welcoming level of service. Renowned for our hospitality, you will enjoy all the comforts of home complimented by our outstanding service. Our friendly staff will be able to assist you with tourist information, local maps and any other information you may require.

  • "'Comfortable Lodgings'"

    " We found the 2 bedroom apartment at Forrest to be comfortable and conveniently located. The apartment had everything we needed for a home away from home for a week long stay with a family of 4. The staff at both reception and in the restaurant were ..."

    July 28th, 2015

    Anon, Rockhampton AUS,

  • "'Pleasant and Convenient Stay'"

    " Clean, tidy, comfortable. Service was polite and pleasant. Room was clean and well appointed. Breakfast was most enjoyable with a great variety of food. The staff were very attentive and polite. Great value all round. "

    July 28th, 2015

    Chris, AUS,

  • "'Excellent'"

    " Canberra's best kept secret hotel. If you are looking for a great place to stay with fantastic service and affordable then you need to check this out. We will definitively come back and highly recommended. "

    July 24th, 2015

    Otti, Sydney AUS,

  • "'Good Location, Friendly Staff'"

    " When we arrive in this hotel on 12/6/2015 the reception staff were polite and helpful.The location it self is pretty close to all other attraction like Parliament House, National War Memorial ,and National Zoo Australia. About 5 mins drive to Canber..."

    July 24th, 2015

    Dee Jay, Sydney AUS,

  • "'Fantastic Accommodation'"

    " We only had an overnight trip to help our daughter move and we picked Forrest Hotel based on a great deal but we were very happy with everything. We plan on staying here again in August. Tidy & clean. "

    July 24th, 2015

    Tina, St Helens Park AUS,

  • "'Great Stay'"

    " Was warmly welcome and just so helpful will stay again close to everything I needed was a quiet getaway for my partner and I so we loved the cosynessand very well in the middle of everything we wanted to see thanks again Forrest Hotel "

    July 24th, 2015

    Anon, Sydney AUS,

  • "'Was Perfect!'"

    " We only stayed 1 night, but the service and the amenities were excellent! Each room had a additional heater (so thankful since it was very chilly in Canberra). Location was perfect, so it was very easy to visit many attractions. Parking was free and..."

    July 24th, 2015

    Alina B, Washington DC USA,

  • "'Great Location, Easy tio Find, Close to the City Centre'"

    " The accommodation has everything we wanted kitchenette. Comfortable. It also a portable heater for the bedroom. The bathroom is good size and clean. Would be happy to stay there again in the future :) "

    July 24th, 2015

    Sonja, Gosford AUS,

  • "'Peaceful, Clean & Great Location'"

    " Stayed at Forrest Hotel for 2 nights in preparation for running the 2015 Canberra Marathon. The 2 bedroom apartment was nice and spacious, clean and had everything we needed. The room and outdoor surrounds were tidy, well keep and peaceful. We found..."

    May 21st, 2015

    Kelly H, Sydney AUS,

  • "'Two Day Stay In Canberra'"

    " Comfortable, clean & affordable hotel in Canberra that was close to the main attraction to us The War Memorial. The apartment we stayed in had a fully equipped kitchen. The restaurant had a variety of choice. The staff were friendly & helpfu..."

    May 21st, 2015

    Colleen R, Sydney AUS,

  • "'Lodging Close to Manuka'"

    " The lodging was comfortable and clean, value priced for Canberra. A bonus for me was that the nearest restaurants and shops where those in Manuka, about a 10-15 minute walk.The building is motel style, the rooms are simple and functional. The revers..."

    May 21st, 2015

    Viajero, Austin Texas USA,

  • "'Great Value for Money'"

    " I have stayed here a few times and it is excellent value, in a great quiet location. The rooms are comfortable, quiet and clean. Manuka shops is close by and there are some great restaurants there if you like to eat out. I will definitely be back. "

    May 21st, 2015

    Danette, Gundagai AUS,

  • "'Excellent Place to Stay'"

    " Locality for our purpose was spot on. Walking distance to Manuka, shops, restaurants and theatre. Easy to get around Canberra from here in your car too. "

    May 21st, 2015

    Lynne, South Coast AUS,

  • "'Good Accommodation'"

    " Room was excellent. Hotel is less than 5 mins drive to the Parliament House, that makes it very convenient location for tourist. "

    May 21st, 2015

    Amol, USA,

  • "'Short Stay, Both Convenient and Comfortable'"

    " Very friendly staff, clean facilities, dining available and very convenient location "

    May 21st, 2015

    Barbara, NSW AUS,

  • ""Great Location""

    " The hotel is located in the national circle and is a great area close to the restaurants of Manuka and Parliament. It is an older style hotel but is clean and has all amenities. There is free parking on site and the staff at the front desk were very..."

    March 17th, 2015

    Anon, Sydney AUS,

  • ""Very Friendly And Welcoming""

    " We enjoyed our stay. It was a easy commute to the city, beautiful food and resturant. We were welcomed with friendly service. The rooms were comfortable and the pleasant. There was plenty of off street parking.I would definitely stay here again. "

    March 17th, 2015

    Tracy, AUS,

  • ""Great Place As Home Away From Home""

    " I was impressed with the very supportive front office staff as the saying goes front office staff is the first point of call and they undoubtful are the best marketing tool to get clients come again and again. "

    March 17th, 2015

    Ram, Fairfeild AUS,

  • ""Great Place To Stay In Canberra""

    " I am very occassionally in Canberra for work. I have stayed in a few different places. This hotel was my most recent choice though. It is walking distance to the Manuka shops which is basically Canberra's trendy area with cafes, restaurants and bars..."

    October 28th, 2014

    Jimmy J, Melbourne AUS,

  • ""Forrest Hotel -The Only Place To Go""

    " From the owner down to the humblest staff, they really make you feel welcome. The rooms are wonderful and the apartments to die for. Every one makes you feel very welcome and they always remember you from the last time. I cannot recommend them highe..."

    October 28th, 2014

    Jennifer J, Melbourne AUS,

  • ""Hidden Gem - Much Improved From Years Ago!""

    " I uses to stay here in the early 90's for work but thought I would try Forrest Lodge again for a visit to Canberra. It was clean and comfortable - the aircon has made the rooms warmer and it is an excellent place to stay for the price. "

    October 28th, 2014

    Anna U, Sydney AUS,

  • ""Very Good""

    " Clean, good location, the fully equipped kitchen offers every convenience.Clean, good location, the fully equipped kitchen offers every convenience.Clean, good location, the fully equipped kitchen offers every convenience. "

    October 28th, 2014

    Dikang I, Foshan CHINA,

  • ""One - Night Review""

    " Beautiful hotel. We've spent there only one night and part of one day but it's enough to appreciate it's location, service and accommodation. Forrest Apartments are the excellent place to stay both to couples and to families with one or two children..."

    October 28th, 2014

    Alexey V, Moscow RUSSIA,

  • ""Great Place To Stay In Canberra""

    ""Great Place To Stay In Canberra""

    October 28th, 2014

    Deborah, AUS,

  • ""Lovely BBQ Area""

    " Great location. Very clean. Pleasant helpful staff. Plenty of room. Lovely big fridge in kitchen. Beautiful, clean BBQ area with great electric BBQ's. Cleaning equipment left so you could clean bbq for next user. Washing powder with washing machine..."

    October 28th, 2014

    Fran, AUS,

  • ""Great Stay""

    " We spent two nights at this hotel. The location is fantastic as it is within walking distance of Parliament House and close to a multitude of restaurants in Manuka.The rooms are well appointed with everything supplied and the location is very quiet ..."

    October 28th, 2014

    David J, Perth AUS,

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