WHERE TO STAY IN CANBERRA

We’ve listed our favourite accommodation options in Canberra to suit every budget. These properties will book out for Oktoberfest Parklands weekend so get in early!

OKTOBERFEST PARKLANDS FAVOURITE

Our preferred hotels in Canberra are Abode Hotels. They’ve got a variety of locations across the city, including their newest property Abode Kingston which is just 3km from Oktoberfest Parklands.

The bright, chic rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and en-suites and light-filled sitting areas. You can upgrade your stay to include in-room kitchenettes, espresso machines and washer/dryers.

Abode Kingston is less than a 6-minute car ride to Oktoberfest Parklands and perfect for your weekend away to the capital!

SHORT STROLL AFTER A LOT OF LAGER 

If you want some close quarters so you can fully maximise your time at Oktoberfest then here are the best options for hotels in the area. These are all around a 20-minute walk to Oktoberfest Parklands Canberra on Patrick White Lawns.  

Hotel Kurrajong
Hotel Realm 
Burbury 
Brassey Hotel 

MY MONEY IS FOR BIER 

If you’re interested in saving your money on accom so you can splurge on all the beautiful Bavarian food and beverages, there are a number of low budget places to stay around Canberra. 

Canberra’s YHA is your best bet for low budget backpacker accommodation and is located right in the middle of the city and a 7-minute walk to city bus station. It’s only a 6-minute drive or a 30-minute walk to the Oktoberfest gates. 

If you are budgeting for beer but still want the comfort of a hotel, then Forrest Hotel is ideal. It has both single and double bedrooms and is a 35-minute walk or 7-minute drive to the Parklands. 

Capital Executive is another good option for a budget hotel. It is a little bit further away from Patrick White Lawns but is closer to the city and has easy bus access to both. If you’re driving, it only takes 8-minutes to Oktoberfest.  

LIVE THE APARTMENT LIFE 

If you’re looking to pitch in with your freundes, here are the best apartment options in the Canberra CBD. These are all a 10-minute walk to the City bus station. To go directly to Oktoberfest Parklands it’s an 8-minute drive or a 40-minute walk. These properties all have one and two-bedroom options

The Avenue
Mantra on Northbourne
Medina Serviced Apartments James Court
Pacific Suites
Quest Apartments
Rex Hotel
University House
 

Need more ideas? Check out Visit Canberra for more options, including backpackers, motels and self-contained properties. You can also try your luck on Air BnB 

  Not sure how to get to Oktoberfest? Get all the details here.