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University House

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is I understand prt of the original Uni buildings- the rooms are comfortable and warm in winter, the rooms have had an upgrade however the original features remain and this is part of the enjoyment and experience at the hotel. The hotel has a restaurant and I believe a cafe/bistro. The hotel is convieniently situated near the lake...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. I'm glad the features of the room and the wonderful Fred Ward furniture met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House. Kind regards, Michael

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the grounds of Canberra University and close to Civic Centre University House provides a range of accommodation. It was outside term time so I opted for a single room with a share bathroom. My room was spacious and clean, if a little dated and not the smartest. I had no trouble showering whenever I wanted. Breakfast at the Fellows'...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review. Our single rooms with shared bathrooms are currently under review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House. Kind regards, Michael

Dapto, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the accomodation. We stayed for one night while in town with no kids. We ended up with two single beds and when we went for our $20 each breakfast we had requested it was closed. They had a bad but for some strange reason it was not open on a Saturday night? The grounds were old and...

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Hawthorn, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was suggested by a friend and proved to very good. They were busy so we were only able to get a standard double room. The decor is older style but not dreary and it was exceptionally clean and quite comfortable no complaints about the room. The buildings are set in a lovely native Australian garden environment with pond and...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Merimbula, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great Location and large rooms Older style accommodation was very refreshing The large leafy rectangle was beautifully manicured bordered by tranquil goldfish pond The very mature trees offered a cool canopy on a hot summer day Very private - like having own personal part Free parking a plus Would definitely stay here again Everything at your fingertips

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Kurten, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I really enjoyed my stay at the University House. Ok, the rooms and the furnitures are really oldfashioned but in a way nostalgic and homely. The Fellows bar is a great place to socialize, have a drink and a snack. I can recommend to stay at this place.

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I used to live in Canberra and moved back to Victoria some years back so when hubby and I had to return to Canberra to attend a wedding - ANU is the last place I would have considered staying, however it came up as an option through booking.com. I took a chance and could not have been more pleasantly surprised....

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your very positive review. We look forward to welcoming you to the House on your next visit to Canberra. Happy New Year! Kind regards, Michael Zaja

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit with lounge room and kitchen. It was a great space for 2 adults and 2 kids. It was lovely and quiet as it was in the Christmas holidays. The only problem was it was hot. There was only 1 wall air conditioner and it was in the living space, so the bedrooms were...

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We are presently looking at relocating our Two Bedroom Apartment air conditioning units. During the warmer periods the air conditioning does take longer than usual to circulate through our large apartments. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 28 December 2016

1970's nostalgia on the ANU campus makes for a pleasant stay. It's basic, but good. Just come to peace with the original patina and enjoy an authentic retro feel of old school Australian academic peace and quiet. Good internet and an easy place to get work done.

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the House on your next visit. Happy New Year! Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 19 December 2016

The rooms were spacious and lovely but the front office staff are what made our stay amazing. William on the front desk went above and beyond with his service and was even happy just to have a chat and provide some local knowledge. Looking forward to staying again

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Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at University House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I will pass on your comments to William and happy that he exceeded your expectation. We look forward to welcoming you back at the House. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Michael

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about University House

Address: Cnr Balmain Cr & Liversidge St | Australian National University, Canberra 2601, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: €82 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — University House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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“If your not keen on stairs you need to mention this when you make your booking”
 of 5 bubbles Gefoh, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want accommodation during the academic year, book your own private facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles BelairTraveller, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a top room so you don't hear people walking above you. Maybe request a room that doesn't back on to the car park.”
 of 5 bubbles KA472, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are three floors. No lift, so if you have a heavy suitcase ask for a lower room.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardV636, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor if not too mobile there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles MattyOakmere, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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