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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star Forrest motel in Capital Hill, near Parliament House


Located in Capital Hill, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Manuka Shopping Centre, Parliament House, and Old Parliament House. National Gallery of Australia is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free motel has a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court. Self parking is free. Other amenities include a conference center, WiFi in public areas, and conference rooms.

Room Amenities

All 114 individually decorated rooms feature WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include wired Internet and rainfall showerheads. Limited housekeeping is available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The motel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Event facilities include a conference center, conference space, and a meeting room. This Forrest motel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Complimentary self parking is available on site. Guests can use the indoor pool and health club at a partner hotel.

Forrest Hotel and Apartments is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 114 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Climate control 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Limited housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9 AM.

Sherwood Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


Hotel Name

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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