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Located in Capital Hill, Hotel Realm is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Parliament House and Old Parliament House. This 163-room, 5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Barton and also close to National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia.


There are ample dining options with 5 onsite restaurants, including Buvette Bistro & Wine Bar, which specializes in French cuisine. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


All 163 individually decorated rooms feature iPod docks, minibars, and espresso makers. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Free newspapers, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

At Hotel Realm, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is available for AUD 20 per day. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.


  • Close to Parliament House and Old Parliament House
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Hotel Realm features an indoor pool and a spa tub. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. 11 meeting rooms are available. This Art Deco hotel also offers a fitness center, a sauna, and spa services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Hotel Realm is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 163 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Realm offers 163 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and safes. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Buvette Bistro & Wine Bar - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Chairman & Yip - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Maple + Clove Wholefoods - This cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open daily.

Lilotang - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Ostani Bar & Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.

Spa Services

Mudd The Spa has 4 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and massages. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5 and AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 20 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30 per night
  • 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

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Kingdom Getaway

Book a stay in a Kingdom Getaway room category and receive the following:

  • Overnight accommodation in a One-Bedroom Suite
  • 2-course dinner and complimentary bottle of house wine in hotel's signature restaurant
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Late check-out
  • Parking included
Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions may apply.

Free Parking Offer

Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel December 16, 2016 - January 31, 2017, and receive free parking.

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

National Rating

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

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