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Top Watson Holiday Packages


Save some money with Wotif.

Our neat little packages combine your flights and hotels to make life simpler.

So you can see even more in Watson with the extra funds!

How does a spare AU$251^ sound to you? That's what you could save if you book right now. And don't forget — you've got the flexibility to mix and match from more than 550 partner airlines and 665,000 properties.

Wotif has some of the most competitive prices under the sun. Better find your passport — now's the perfect time to take to the skies.

Watson Accommodation

We recommend that you don't drag your heels when choosing accommodations in Watson. There are only 4 places to stay in and around the neighbourhood. You'll be stoked to hear Wotif has rounded up some wonderful deals which are ready and waiting for you to bag today.

Our top recommendations are the Canberra Carotel Motel (Corner of 150 Aspinall) and the Parklands Hotel & Apartments (6 Hawdon Place). They both have fantastic reviews and comfortable beds, so why not check out the rates and amenities and then decide?

Car Hire in Watson

At Canberra International Airport you're spoiled for choice. Budget and Firefly always have some fantastic bargains on offer. You can also find good deals at Alamo Rent A Car and Enterprise. All of these offices are just a hop, skip and a jump away from the terminal building.

Chat to the gang at Avis (17 Lonsdale St). It's only 5 kilometres away from the city centre and has a nice choice of hire vehicles on offer.

Holidays to Watson

Isn't it time you put a stop to dreaming about Watson and boarded that plane already? We think it is. But before you start battling with your neighbour for more elbow room, let us get you up to speed on the basics.

Watson is a lively neighbourhood in the national capital of Canberra. It can be found 6 kilometres northeast of the centre of the city.

Solo travellers won't be alone for too long in Watson. With Canberra's population standing at roughly 370 000, you're sure to make loads of new friends while you're in town.

How about activities that are totally free? Sounds amazing, right? Well Watson has a ton of those:

  • Are your ankle biters missing their classroom? Stimulate their minds without dipping your hand into your wallet at the National Capital Exhibition and the Australian Army Memorial.

  • Discover more about the culture and creativity of the area at the Canberra Contemporary Art Space. After all, there's no better way to get to know a new place than by admiring its artistic offerings.

  • Step into the past at the Albert Hall, High Court of Australia, the Australian-American War Memorial and the Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial. These time-honoured attractions are free to look around — we'd say you'd be out of your mind to miss them.

  • Take in the tranquil surroundings of Dalhousie Mound Springs and Lake Burley Griffin.

  • Spend a day going between the National Library of Australia, the Australian Defence Force Academy, the National Carillon and the Rats of Tobruk Memorial.

  • Find some inner peace at Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, Canberra Baptist Church, the Canberra Mosque and Wattle Park Uniting Church. These renowned religious sites are ideal places to nurture your spiritual side before continuing on your journey.

  • Schedule a day to go to Mount Ainslie, Arkaroo Rock, Jerrabomberra Wetland and Mount Majura for a memorable outdoor adventure. After all, hanging out in nature is one of life's greatest joys.

*Savings based on all Flight + Hotel package bookings on Wotif.com from Jan 2017 to Jun 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

Family Hotels in Watson

Canberra Carotel Motel

Canberra Carotel Motel

170 Aspinall St, Watson, ACT
    2.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    3.6 out of 5 (18 reviews)

    Situated in the suburbs, this campsite is within 3 miles (5 km) of EPIC, Kamberra Function Centre and Mount Majura. Australian War Memorial and Canberra Centre ...

    from AU$221

    Red Cedars Motel

    Red Cedars Motel

    Stirling Ave, Watson, ACT
      2.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      3.9 out of 5 (318 reviews)

      Situated in Watson, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of EPIC and Kamberra Function Centre. Mount Majura is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

      from AU$119

      ibis budget Canberra

      ibis budget Canberra

      15 Tay Street, Antill Street, Watson, ACT
        2.5 out of 5.0
         
         
        3.4 out of 5 (514 reviews)

        Situated in Watson, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of EPIC, Kamberra Function Centre and Mount Majura. Canberra Centre and Australian National University ...

        from AU$85

        Top Flight Deals

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        ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

        *Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
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