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Close to City Centre Shopping Precinct
Close to Lonsdale Street Restaurants & Cafes
Apartment Style living
Conveniently located close to Canberra attractions
Check-in from 14h00
Check out up to 10h00
84 Northbourne Avenue
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Check-in from 14h00
Check out up to 10h00
Enjoy your own little sanctuary in the heart of Canberra. At Mantra on Northbourne, we've got you something for everyone, from hotel rooms for business travellers and couples to spacious, self-contained apartments for families and groups. If you're looking for self-contained accommodation our 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments are the perfect choice. Whip up some home cooked favourites in your fully equipped kitchen, and let the dishwasher do the work while you put your feet up in front of the TV.
Number of meeting rooms: 4
Maximum size: 150 m²
Maximum capacity: 150 people
Maximum banquet capacity: 120 people
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Below Avg accomocation not worth $$ , Great location
Yasir A. Families - 12/04/2021 Confirmed reviews ALL
We just returned from a 4-night stay at Mantra @ Northbourne. It wasn't what we expected. The photographer did an exceptional job with the room pictures posted online. The rooms were very tired-looking, old and small. We, a family of four ( 2 adults, 2 kids ) , paid good money to get ourselves a twin room. Went to our room, moved the curtain and I was greeted by a big black wall on the entire side of the hotel, a pitch-black wall. It was a big turn-off. The bathroom was very outdated. One night we returned and there was no parking space. Questioned the reception and I was advised that the parking is actually outsourced and they don't own it. If there is no space left, too bad. You need to park elsewhere. Sofa bed bad hardly a mattress on it, it was just sprung. It was just horrible Kids were very excited about the availability of a " hot pool ". The first night we got in and the kids wanted to take a dip. Turned up at the poolside and it was nothing short of pathetic and it wasn't even HOT. Yes, it was cold water, they managed to get a small room in a room and that was it. The floor was dirty, the water was cold and it was all just yuck! There was only one positive about Mantra @ Northbourne. Location! Location! location! It was a 6-8 min walk to the main street where all the restaurants were. If we visited Canberra again, would I pay close to $1500 just for the location? NO. I'd rather pay a little more to stay at a place that offers value. The whole experience at Mantra was nothing more than 2.5 Star, .5 for the location.
close to CBD and nice place to stay
Rich Families - 12/04/2021 Confirmed reviews ALL
Overall, it was positive. The rooms were spacious and had what we needed. The staff were great and were very easy to talk too and made us feel welcome.
Kate Business - 12/04/2021 Confirmed reviews ALL
The staff were polite when we were there but the room was dirty. We even went and brought our own loo paper. Bathroom wasn’t clean. Lucky we brought Glen 20 The veranda so dirty that you couldn’t even sit out there. The dishwasher was dirty and dishes and dirty water in the bottom of it. The kitchen lacked even a plug for the sink. No dish cloth etc. The microwave is actually in a dangerous spot and would break OH&S rules. I had to chisel ice from the freezer just so I could close the freezer door. Then the freezer didn’t work 100%. It was also extremely noisey in the early morning with Kids running up and down the hallway to the pool . Staff were always polite to talk to but disappointed with the standard of the room for a Mantra plus seeing that all rooms are meant to have extra cleaning due to COVID-19. I believe the room definitely didn’t meet COVID-19 standards of cleaning.
Good location - basic
Niamh Families - 12/04/2021 Confirmed reviews ALL
Stayed in 1 bedroom apartment with kids, location is excellent, walking distance to city centre and restaurants. The kitchen in the apartment was very disappointing, tiny in size and not well stocked with cutlery (about 4 forks, 3 spoons, 5 knives in total) and minimum amount of plates / bowls etc No doona cover provided for sofa bed, just one sheet provided (besides actual sheet covering mattress). Given we were told there were supposed heightened covid cleaning practices in place, this was disappointing. Doona itself was quite well worn and stained. Also had to ask for pillow cases for pillows to use with sofa bed. We had indicated when we booked that we would be using the sofa bed as well as the bed in main bedroom. Staff were very friendly and happy to help with our requests but just wish we didn’t have to keep asking for so many basic supplies.
Good location and nice staff
Anonymous Families - 12/04/2021 Confirmed reviews ALL
Location was great, staff extremely helpful. But paintwork in the room was grubby and the bathroom was stained and outdated.
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