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4.6 out of 5

"Lovely manor with owners personal touches. We were very comfortable and looked after well. Beautiful place close enough to Canberra, but far enough o ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 06 Dec 2016

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Hotel Description

At Ginninderry Homestead, you'll be 14 km (8.7 mi) from University of Canberra and 15.8 km (9.8 mi) from Australian Institute of Sport. Highlights at this Georgian guest house include free continental breakfast, free self parking, and a conference center.

Flat-screen TVs with DVD players are featured in all 14 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas, and espresso makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and microwaves. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like free toiletries. Down comforters, free bottled water, and ceiling fans are also available.

This guest house offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Other amenities include an outdoor tennis court, laundry facilities, and a microwave in a common area. Each morning free breakfast is served.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 4-star Wallaroo guest house, attractions include National Zoo and Aquarium and National Convention Centre.

Superior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ginninderry Homestead ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ginninderry Homestead

Everyone (5) Couples (7) Family (1)
4 out of 5

Privacy close to Canberra

Lovely manor with owners personal touches. We were very comfortable and looked after well. Beautiful place close enough to Canberra, but far enough out for peace and quiet.

Posted by , from WA on 6 Dec. 2016

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5 out of 5

would love to go back

I will definitely recommend this to friends Beautiful Sue our host so lovely Everything was fabulous. So clean and tidy

Posted by on 12 Nov. 2016

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5 out of 5
Pros: The location, the goats, the garden and the peace and quiet
Cons: Possibility of being bitten by a brown snake
Location: Outstanding
Facilities: Top of the line; Value: Fantastic; Service: Remarkable; Cleanliness: Spotless; The host was very attentive and made everthing possible for a comfortable stay

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 22 Oct. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: The peace and quiet and the decor. Restaurants & shops nearby. Live like the landed gentry of colonial days.
Cons: Nylon blankets. Soap dispensers not cakes of soap.
Friendly host but unobtrusive.

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Wollongong on 1 Oct. 2013

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3 out of 5
Pros: The rooms were immaculate
Cons: Nothing
Value: Affordable, Inexpensive, Economical; Absolutely go again

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 31 Jul. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Everything... The fireplace is pretty sensational and the beds wonderfully comfy
Cons: We didn't have time to stay longer
Location: Perfect, Wonderful, Away from it all
Facilities: Top of the line; Value: Great deal; Service: Flawless; Cleanliness: Gleaming, Beautiful;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 24 Jun. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Peaceful location
Location: Away from it all
Facilities: Outstanding; Value: Affordable; Service: Friendly; Cleanliness: Pristine;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Regional VIC on 3 Dec. 2012

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4 out of 5
Pros: Much more romantic setting than staying in a city hotel. And it was only a short drive into town.
Cons: No bath tub. But this was a minor thing overall.
Location: Tranquil, Great
Facilities: Good, A nice country feel.; Value: Affordable; Service: Friendly, Courteous; Cleanliness: Spotless;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 3 Oct. 2012

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5 out of 5
Pros: Despite being quite close to Canberra, it has the impression of being in the bush. Beautiful gardens and lovely walks.
Cons: Driving past the tip to get there!!
Location: Away from it all, And yet not far!!
Value: Very reasonable.; Service: Good, Courteous; Cleanliness: Beautiful; Pet friendly, which was excellent, and the bed was marvellous.

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 15 Aug. 2012

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5 out of 5
Pros: Views and open fire.
Location: Away from it all
Facilities: Home away from home; Value: Fantastic; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Gleaming;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 11 Aug. 2012

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Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this guesthouse measures 9149 square feet (850 square meters) and includes a conference center. Ginninderry Homestead also features barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Georgian Wallaroo guesthouse.

  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 9149 sq ft of conference space
  • 850 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2001
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Conference center
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) (28.6 km / 17.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ginninderry Homestead offers 14 accommodations with DVD players and espresso makers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards.

  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Espresso maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 2 PM - 8 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

All guests are asked to contact the property in advance to confirm arrival time and to obtain the property's front gate entrance code.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 2 PM - 8 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Caters to adults only
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: AUD 25.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Ginninderry Homestead House Wallaroo
  • Ginninderry Homestead Wallaroo
  • Ginninderry Homestead Guesthouse Wallaroo
  • Ginninderry Homestead Guesthouse
  • Ginninrry Homestead Wallaroo
  • Ginninderry Homestead Wallaroo
  • Ginninderry Homestead Guesthouse
  • Ginninderry Homestead Guesthouse Wallaroo

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • This is an adults-only property and children 15 years old and younger aren't allowed.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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