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3inFun Canberra

17Sep

With 3infun you can see Canberra’s top 3 attractions on the one ticket when you stay at Alpha Hotel Canberra and save more than 25% on the usual price of entry. Plus, receive a FREE* return visit to one of the participating attractions!

Plan a snow stopover these Winter holidays at Alpha Hotel Canberra

01Jun

As Winter approaches so does the opening of the NSW Snowy Mountains snow season – set to kick off on the 8th June until early October.

Now is the time to plan your ‘Snowies’ Winter holiday and to book your road trip pitt stop in Canberra, a scenic 2-3 hour drive from the NSW Snowy Mountains.

You can’t beat Alpha Hotel Canberra as the place to stay on the way:

  • Affordable stays from just $129 per night
  • A range of rooms types suitable for couples, families, groups
  • Plenty of easily accessible off-street parking
  • Unlimited Free WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Relax by the lobby open fireplace
  • A variety of catering options to choose from including onsite dinners and breakfasts or Bistro dining at the Tuggeranong Vikings or Southern Cross Clubs next door
  • Quiet setting overlooking the Brindabella Ranges just 20 mins from all major Canberra attractions

Check your dates and book from just $129 per night.

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions - Brindabella Ranges

Brindabella Ranges

02Apr

Step outside the hotel and you will see the amazing Brindabella Ranges. Located in the National Park, on the border of NSW and the ACT, these ranges are suitable for those who enjoy bushwalking, orienteering, fishing, bike riding and 4wheel driving. The close proximity to the hotel makes these ranges worth exploring. Ask our Reception for maps and suggestions of where you may see our native fauna and flora.

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions - Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

02Apr

Only 15 minutes drive from Alpha Canberra, the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex- located at Tidbinbulla and managed by CSIRO on behalf of NASA, this venue is well worth the short trip from our hotel!

Open daily, this Complex provides the two-way communication link between many robotic spacecraft in the solar system and beyond. Great for enquiring minds’ interested in NASA and Australia’s involvement in space exploration. Make use of our great value family packages, suites and breakfast & dinner menus.

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions Cockington Green

Cockington Green

02Apr

Check out the displays of stunningly made miniature cities, bulidings and wold famous structures and gardens at Cockington Green. A must –see for all the family, this landmark attraction is abundant in the exhibitions and activiites that it offers. Being only 20 minutes from Alpha Hotel Canberra, it features a 34 -room dolls house, Buckingham Palace, the Taj Mahaal and for the kids, children’s playground, and miniature steam train.

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions - Corin Forest

Corin Forest Alpine Adventure

02Apr

Alpha Hotel Canberra is the closest hotel to Corin Forest. We are located 30 minutes away from the Tidbinbilla ranges where the year-round alpine adventure precinct is situated.

In summertime take in the spectacular views of the ACT, with Namadgi National Park and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve right next door. Ride on the exhilarating Alpine Slide that descends 1.2km through the forest. Take a bush walk, or bring a picnic. Nearby Square Rock, Gibraltar Falls and Tidbinbilla make a for a great day trip.

In winter Corin Forest provides Canberra’s only snow experience. Rug up and get set for beginner skiing or boarding, with lessons from trained instructors available. Join snow play for tobogganing, building snowmen and snowball fights. Warm up with a hot chocolate and roast marshmallows by the roaring open fire in the lodge.

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions - Lakeside Leisure Centre

Lakeside Leisure Centre

02Apr

Situated only 5 minutes walk across the road from the hotel, take advantage of our close proximity to the indoor 50metre temperature control lap pool at the Lakeside Leisure Centre. Make full use of the 25metre leisure pool and for the toddlers, there is a shallow water pool with a beach entry. This facility is perfect for the whole family. With a health a fitness club and a café- you can’t go wrong!

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions National Arboretum Canberra

National Arboretum Canberra

02Apr

Escape from the hustle & bustle of Canberra’s urban centre only 10 minutes driving distance to the National Arboretum. This 250 hectare site consists of stunning forest and gardens of threatened, rare and symbolic plants from around the world. For those who have an appreciation of nature, landscapes and public art, this attraction is worth a visit. Explore the Village Centre that features different exhibitions, an amphitheatre and a café. Relax, enjoy the fresh air and peaceful ambience and close proximity to our hotel.

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions - National Museum

National Museum Australia

02Apr

Perfect for the whole family, and within 20 minutes driving distance from our hotel, this social history museum is a great destination. With a plethora of activities available for children and adults including a 3D virtual reality theatre, a robot and a Discovery Space programme, it is a venue to visit while you are staying with us. Ask our Reception for current exhibitions and directions.

Alpha Hotel Canberra Attractions - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

02Apr

A highlight in Canberra is the National Portrait Gallery. Drive 20 minutes to this attraction where you will see a collection of portraits of Australian icons who have contributed to make our society as we know it today. Check out current exhibitions or such as “the Artist’s diary : portraits by Judy Cassab” or “Elvis at 21” For school groups, families and those who are interested in art, the National Portrait Gallery is a worthwhile venue.