At the fabulous near new Nishi Apartments, located in the centre of Canberra within trendy New Acton is this 8-star energy rated contemporary one bedroom apartment on the sixth floor of this award-winning building. Adjoining the Ovolo Hotel it has all the conveniences of the hotel amenities such as bars, restaurants cafes, day spa, hairdresser and even the Palace Cinema complex.
This beautifully designed apartment has Bosch appliances, four burner gas cooktop, and kitchen and is finished with Caesar Stone benchtops. The European style laundry also houses Bosch appliances. The bed area which has a queen size bed is separated by a slick frosted glass enclosed bathroom which is totally private and flows through into the kitchen/dining/living area with large flat screen TV as well as uninterrupted views of Black Mountain, with Lake Burley Griffin off to the left. There is a lanai with glass sliding stacker doors that open out onto an enclosed balcony which also has glass sliding stacker doors to take in the view of Canberra’s highest peak.
Because of the way this building is designed with its high energy star rating electric air-conditioning is not required. Natural cross-ventilation with the cleverly designed windows which open inward at the front of the apartment gives a complete air-conditioning effect. There are also two tower fans which become available in heatwave conditions during summer and this means A/C isn’t needed at all. In the winter heating comes from the solar panels across the entire roof that heats up a thermal hot water system but you will notice when you enter that the apartment already feels quite a comfortable temperature.
If you’re a working traveller, you’re in luck The loungeroom features a large desk and ample lighting to help you get your work done. Combined with the fast and unlimited WIFI available throughout the apartment you will be covered. The dining table and breakfast counter can also double as temporary workstations.
This apartment also comes with free secure undercover car parking.
Guests have access to the entire unit – you are booking the ‘entire place’ which means you can make yourself at home throughout. A set of keys will be provided to the doors, allowing you to come and go as you please throughout your stay, 24 hours a day.
This is such a wonderful location with views being so close to the lake and the Australian National University ANU is only a 12-min walk. You are also only a 10-min walk into the center of the city.
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New Acton offers a great diversity of attractions and experiences all within and in close proximity to the precinct. My apartment is ideal for business people, solo travelers or couples. Acton has something to appeal to the curious, adventurous, foodie or explorer within us all. You can explore significant culture, art and history throughout the numerous museums, galleries and archives. You can discover embassies, landmarks, markets, shopping, food, and wine. Visit Parliament House and take a guided tour to both debating chambers and view the largest eclectic Art Collection in Australia. The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, the National Capital Exhibition for more info on Canberra and its history, the National Museum of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Australian War Memorial are nearby. Stroll along Lake Burley Griffin, the National Gallery of Australia – the choices are endless and it is all within maximum a 5-min drive from the Nishi Building.
If you are more into recreational activities you can explore the walking and bike trails of Lake Burley Griffin right across the road from the Nishi Building or go on an early morning or late afternoon hike up Red Hill to see the ‘roos and other wildlife – we are the Bush Capital of Australia after all. On Red provides sweeping views and a range of coffees and smoothies for your efforts 11-min drive from Nishi Building. Mt Ainslie is another amazing lookout to go and see. You can drive up there or hike up; the view is well worth it you will be seeing Canberra at its finest 5-min drive from Nishi Building.
University, Lake, and City are all within the walking distance. There is also another option of taking Route 101 free city loop to wonder around.
Other things to note:
An additional $40 will be charged to your total if a check-in happens after 8 pm and we require your arrival time as the Concierge does not live on site.
Please note that this property has been specifically catered for short-term rentals and is not a hotel.