NearbySt Christophers Church
St Christophers church Canberra is only minutes from The Forrest Hotel.
St Christopher’s became the cathedral church of the Archdiocese in relatively recent times. In 1973, on the silver jubilee of the Archdiocese, Archbishop Thomas Cahill consecrated the extended St Christopher's Church building as the Cathedral Church of the Archdiocese. It is very popular for weddings in Canberra.
St Andrews Church
St Andrews Church in Forrest is nearby to The Forrest Hotel. Regular Sunday services at 9.30 am and 7 pm. St.Andrew’s choir is a voluntary choir of 22 singers covering the voice parts of Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass. The choir sings at the traditional 9.30am church service every Sunday as well as at special services such as Easter and Christmas.
Serbian Orthodox Church
The Serbian Orthodox Church is located directly next door to the Forrest Hotel. If you are attending one of the many Serbian weddings in Canberra, we are the perfect hotel solution.
The Canberra Jewish Centre is opposite the Forrest Hotel. The Canberra Jewish Community is a growing community with a unique, diverse population.
Visiting the Canberra Italian Club. Forrest Hotel is just next door so we are the perfect place to stay. The Italian Club has various events. Please see http://www.italoclub.com.au/
Health Club Facilities at Rydges Capital Hill
If you would like to use a gym or swimming pool during your stay at the Forrest Hotel and Apartments, Rydges Capital Hill is a 1 minute walk down the road. Located on Canberra Avenue, the Hotel contains a gym, pool, spa and sauna. Prices are as follows:
• $12 Gym, fitness/aqua class, pool, spa & sauna (must be over 16yrs to train in gym)
• $8 Pool, spa & sauna (Adult) • $3.50 Pool, spa & sauna (Child) • Discounted rates for families
Health Club Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 6am – 8pm • Saturday 8am – 8pm • Sunday 8am – 4pm (restricted on Public Holidays)
Please ask for directions from the Forrest Staff at reception.
John James Hospital is 6 minutes from The Forrest Hotel. Calvary John James Hospital is the largest private hospital in the ACT, located in the prestigious suburb of Deakin.
Canberra Hospital is 12 minutes from The Forrest. Canberra Hospital (TCH) is the region's major public hospital, providing specialist and acute care to more than 500,000 people. more info
Calvary Hospital is 18 minutes from The Forrest. Calvary Hospital is a fully accredited 250 bed public hospital located in the suburb of Bruce in north Canberra. Calvary Hospital is a modern facility with contemporary team-based care and cutting edge technology. Calvary continues to grow and develop as we improve our services today and prepare for the services of tomorrow.