Anything designed by the architects behind Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art is bound to be one quirky ride, and aptly named Hotel Hotel Canberra is single-handedly bringing cool to the capital.

Spanning three levels of a Japanese-inspired new residential complex known as the Nishi building, the hotel’s 7-star eco rating is impressive, and hints at its sustainable conscience throughout. The lobby is a veritable mash-up of raw and sleek with wallpaper made from natural fibres and walls that are clay-rendered. The strangely intriguing interiors (bogong moth chandeliers, anyone?) curated by filmmaker Don Cameron bring a modern hippiness to each of the 68 rooms and 33 hotel apartments in the Hotel Hotel Canberra.

Luckily for the claustrophobic among us, most rooms have fantastic views across Lake Burley Griffin. And while we’re on the topic of the rooms…BYO crayons – being surrounded by reclaimed wood, muted tones and shaggy-rugs really makes you want to get creative!

Hotel Hotel Canberra – The Lowdown

VibeQuirky with a conscience
ThinkLittle Red Riding Hood Meets That 70′s Show
SoundNeighbourhood #3 By Arcade Fire
Crowd“A place for people people”, as the lobby door would suggest. Or cashed-up creatives, culture-hunters and gallery-goers.
HighlightsPart of the NewActon Cultural Precinct - a mecca for art and culture enthusiasts.Most interior wares are artisan and handmade
The bar has a wine-list to die-for.
The fun little signs in and around the hotel. “These doors are lock, buzz here of alternatively, buzz off.” Classic
The view to Lake Burley Griffin
Gorgeous bikes you can borrow
LowlightsNo pool or Gym
Opened In2013
Opened ByMononglo Group
AmenitiesFree WiFi, Locally-Sourced MiniBar, Air-Con, Original Artworks, All the normal mod-cons
PriceFrom $285 AUD

Hotel Hotel Canberra

Hotel Hotel Canberra

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Images via Hotel Hotel
Feature Image via Design Files