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The Nishi building shot by Tom Roe.

How to get here

You can find us inside the Nishi building in NewActon, Canberra.
We are right on the lake and close to the bush. It’s a ten-minute drive to the airport and a two-minute walk to the city.

Parking

The closest parking is beneath us at the Wilson car park, entrance via Phillip Law Street. This is a public car park and is subject to availability. Bring your parking ticket to reception and we can validate it for you and halve the standard cost. We also have valet parking at $40 a day. Please drive up to 25 Edinburgh Avenue and contact the concierge on arrival to organise this.

Amenities

Palace Electric Cinema

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Palace Electric Cinema

The Palace Electric Cinema is below us, down the grand stair. It has eight theatres and hosts international film festivals, art-house, documentary, independent and quality new release films. More information.

Roji

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Roji

This hair salon is on the ground floor behind the reception desk. It has been beautifully designed by Craig Tan architects. More information.

Nishi Gallery

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Nishi Gallery

The Nishi Gallery is a space dedicated to the presentation of exhibitions that explore curiosities on local identity, objects and their meaning, the natural world, design experimentation and artisanal making. More information.

Library

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Library

Our library is on the ground floor next to the reception desk. It is stocked with titles from Perimeter Books, a Melbourne outfit dedicated to small press, art, architecture and design books. It is open to every one at all times. Some of our books.

Yoga

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Yoga

Odona does yoga every day except Friday and Sunday. It's in the Shed on the hotel level of the Nishi building and she kindly lets Hotel Hotel guests join in for free (just contact concierge for the code that makes it free and book directly with Odona).  More information.

Bike hire

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Bike hire

Local makers, Goodspeed, make our bikes. Come and see us at concierge to arrange a ride.

Gym

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Gym

Our little gym is by the south lift past the grand stair. It has a view, cardio, free-weight and machine-based equipment. You can go any time; your key pass will let you in.

Compendium

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Compendium

If you like having all the info about us and your stay in your pocket; here are our in-room compendiums. Just pick which accomodation type you're staying in for all the right info.
Room compendium
Apartment compendium
Loft compendium

Events on today

22nd February

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Exhibition

Drawings by John Forrester Clack

The act of drawing, mark making and surface materiality are for John Forrester Clack a place where he can explore the incarnation of the word Amen – ‘So Be It’. Through exploration and experimentation, he has been working to see if he could be in the ‘now’, without fear of failures of the past or do

When:From Saturday 17 February to Thursday 29 March
Where:Belconnen Arts Centre
Go:FB
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Urban Instabilities

An exhibition of works by Phil Page and Katie Hayne that investigate the changes in Canberra’s urban landscape. Some works show the layers of change concurrently, others focus almost lyrically on what has gone or remains, and others incorporate what might have been.

When:From Thursday 8 to Sunday 25 Feb
Where:ANCA Gallery
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Russian Avant-Garde

A century after the 1917 October Revolution the National Gallery has drawn on its significant collection of Russian avant-garde art to mount a display that acknowledges the importance of one the 20th century’s most politically contentious and artistically ambitious historic periods.

When:Until 29 January
Where:National Gallery of Australia
Go:NGA
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If You Were Buried For A Thousand Years

If you were buried for a thousand years even you would be priceless. An exhibition by Alex Hobba, Patrick Larmour, Rosalind Lemoh, Darren Nedza, Timothy Phillips, Leila el Rayes and Camille Thomas.

When:From Thursday 8 Feb to Sunday 25 Feb
Where:M16 Artspace
Go:FB