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Located in Capital Hill, Forrest Hotel and Apartments is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Parliament House and Old Parliament House. This 114-room, 3.5-star motel welcomes guests with conveniences like free in-room WiFi, free self parking, and a conference center. Near the airport, it's also near National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia.


Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.


Forrest Hotel and Apartments's 114 rooms are individually decorated and provide coffee makers, free newspapers, and free bottled water. Guests can expect free WiFi and 30-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also available. Limited housekeeping is available.

Property features

Guests of Forrest Hotel and Apartments enjoy an outdoor tennis court, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center. A stay here includes free parking. Front-desk staff can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a computer station, free newspapers, and laundry facilities.


  • Close to Parliament House and Old Parliament House
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Forrest Hotel and Apartments

30 National Circuit Forrest ACT 2603

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The motel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Forrest motel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Onsite self parking is complimentary. Guests can use the indoor pool and health club at a partner property.

Forrest Hotel and Apartments is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 114 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Forrest Hotel and Apartments offers 114 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 30-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Forrest motel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Limited housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9 AM.

Sherwood Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 19 for adults and AUD 8.50 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 10 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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