Diplomat Hotel - Canberra

2 Hely St. Cnr. Canberra Ave., Griffith, Au, Canberra, Australia, 2603  show map
 4 stars
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Diplomat Hotel - Canberra

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The unique 4-star Diplomat Hotel offers 24-hour reception, housekeeping and wedding services. Founded in 1985, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2001.

Diplomat Hotel is 30 minutes' walk from the center of Canberra. A museum, a gallery and a war memorial lie a short distance away.

Guests will find shopping centers and boutiques in the vicinity of the hotel.

The hotel enjoys a convenient location within 5 minutes' drive from Canberra airport.

Rooms

Diplomat Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with individual climate control, TV, an individual safe, blackout drapes and complimentary wireless internet. Room facilities include an electric kettle, a dishwasher and a fridge as well as a pillow-top mattress, electric blankets and down pillows.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a hot cold buffet breakfast. Contemporary dishes are served in the stunning restaurant on site. Guests can unwind in the Diplomat bar with a favourite drink. A suburb area features Diplomat Bar & Grill and Ox Eatery within 50 meters of the venue.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Computer equipment, an exhibition space and a meeting room along with free self parking, an elevator and a safety deposit box are available for guests.

Relax

Diplomat Hotel offers such leisure options as a seasonal outdoor pool, barbeque grills and a tennis court. On-site fitness amenities include fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   67.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Library

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Goose feather pillows
  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of AUD 25 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Diplomat Hotel - Canberra Canberra location
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Hotel Address:

2 Hely St. Cnr. Canberra Ave., Griffith, Au, Canberra, Australia, 2603

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City Center
  • Canberra
    1.7 mi
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    2.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Canberra Railway Station
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • Diplomat Bar & Grill
    100 ft
  • Ox Eatery (cuisine: Contemporary)
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Diplomat photos Room
Standard Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Diplomat photos Room
Spa King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Diplomat photos Room
Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Diplomat photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

Diplomat Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Questacon1.7 mi

Popular areas

  • Manuka Shopping Area2700 ft
  • City Center1.6 mi

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Kingston Mall2700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Parliament House1.6 mi
  • Old Parliament House1.6 mi
  • American War Memorial1.7 mi

Stadiums

  • Manuka Oval3700 ft

Galleries

  • National Gallery of Australia1.7 mi

Local attractions

  • Jet Flight Simulator Canberra5100 ft
    Unit 5/4 Ipswich Street, Canberra
  • Wanggoolba Creek1.3 mi
    Fraser Island, QueenslandAustralia
  • King's Park1.5 mi
    Kings Avenue, Canberra
  • Turner from the Tate - National Gallery of Australia1.2 mi
    National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew1.4 mi
    State Circle, Canberra

Near the hotel

  • Jerrabomberra Wetland3400 ft
    Dairy Road, Canberra
  • Manuka Oval3700 ft
    Manuka Circle, Canberra

Restaurants nearby

  • Diplomat Bar & Grill100 ft

    Address: Hely Street
    Phone: (02) 6295 2277

    71% likes this, based on 19 reviews

  • Bean and Grain Cafe2000 ft

    Address: 12 Dalby Street
    Phone: 02 6295 9220

    71% likes this, based on 43 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

  • Rubicon2800 ft

    Address: 6A Barker Street
    Phone: (02) 6295 9919

    75% likes this, based on 116 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 90

  • Ox Eatery1900 ft

    Address: Canberra avenue

    63% likes this, based on 48 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • Aubergine2700 ft

    Address: 18 Barker Street
    Phone: 02 6260 8666

    86% likes this, based on 147 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: USD 62 - USD 75

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Hotel Awards

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Diplomat Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Diplomat

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 95 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    10.0

    We enjoyed our stay very much. The staff were friendly & helpful, and the hotel had an overall nice feeling about it. The room had everything we needed and was most comfortable - we only wished we could stay longer!

  • Single
    7.4

    the room was clean and comfortable. the staff was professional and friendly. the location is close to Fyhswick busniess area.

    no complaints

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Quiet hotel with character and spacious feel. A warm welcome as you enter from friendly staff.

    I would suggest that the "breakfast" package includes a fully cooked breakfast. We stayed over the weekend and our package we found after arriving was for continental only. We noted that not may used the cooked buffet breakfast and so a lot of food was wasted.

  • Single
    7.4

    The gentleman on reception was very helpful and accomodating. The room was comfortable and had free internet service. Internet service is very important to me when choosing a hotel.

  • Single
    8.8

    Staff are most courteous and efficient

    The Breakfast situation of $20 for a "full" breakfast .(in line with ordinary hotels.....what happened to the menu based breakfast.?...that was something I looked forward to as it was different to other hotels, more personal service...If you do decide to go to the $20 hot breakfast buffet then it needs to have a wider choice .for the money( not my preferred option)...

  • Single
    8.2

    Staff were very pleasant and professional.

    There was no internet access. I wasn't delivered the paper on the second morning.

  • Single
    9.6

    friendly staff central buisness location

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    We found this hotel many years ago and find it a great location for visiting all the interesting places in Canberra.

    The airconditioning only blew cold.Surprised they didn't serve vegetables with their meals.

  • Single
    9.0

    The service was excellent. No request was difficult, staff met requests in a professional and & empathetic manner; a sincere service.

    I can only speak for the room I was in. There were carpet stains and that was it really.

  • Single
    5.0

    The restaurant was open a reasonable time and the food good enough. There is plenty of free parking available.

    Internet was very poor, the room (1008) was very noisy from some generator or something that kept kicking in, and there was lots of noise from the adjacent kitchen and dining room.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    On entering the room we immediately smelt cigarette smoke. We considered calling front desk but as it was late we showered and went to bed. Even the sheets smelt of smoke. The next am we noticed two cigarette buts on the balcony in an ashtray. I know we should have said something the night before but.... Not good enough. We did make comment and the helpful reception suggested we should have called.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The price that we got was better then what the hotel could offer

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Its in a good location, close to Manuka shops, National Gallery, national Portrait Gallery etc. I was happy with the pricing.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Good price and clean room

    The airconditions needs refurbishment

  • Couple
    8.2

    Room was very comfortable

    Bar and breakfast staff were not very attentive and slow

How to reach hotel

hotel Diplomat Hotel - Canberra Canberra location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

2 Hely St. Cnr. Canberra Ave., Griffith, Au, Canberra, Australia, 2603

Get directions
City Center
  • Canberra
    1.7 mi
Airports
  • Canberra (CBR)
    2.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Canberra Railway Station
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • Diplomat Bar & Grill
    100 ft
  • Ox Eatery (cuisine: Contemporary)
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanberraDiplomat

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Australia

Use Badge