Try Silo Bakery… for pastry that will melt in your mouth, Pomegranate Restaurant… Middle Eastern delights, The Kington Hotel… cook your own steak!,Essential Ingredient… a stunning selection of cooking wares and local and imported cheeses and other gourmet goodies, Supabarn Supermarket… for all that you need to cook in your rooms,.. and the relatively new Winning Appliances where they offer luxury kitchen appliances and even hold wine appreciation classes!
If you’re off to Manuka you’ll find ONA on the lawns… voted world’s best barista, Momento Designs… a dress for every occasion, Manuka Cinema… for the latest blockbusters, The Department of the Exterior… a stunning collection of Australian designers of women’s fashion and Mee’s Sushi… there’s a reason there’s a line-up!
The location is perfect too, and convenient for a long run along the park and down to the lake. (In my heyday as an AFP detective trainee I used to do two laps around the Lake before breakfast! ) The hotel also has bikes for free to take a nice ride around the neighborhood.
In regards to comfort the rooms are huge and the beds so comfy,…I often make some sandwiches for lunch and, keep track of Canberra political events on the multiple TV screens around the place,…
“I guess this is as close to a home away from home you can get… but only better!”