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Planning Your Canberra Stay: Weekend Itineraries and Hotel Packages

Are you planning a weekend escape to the heart of Australia's capital city, Canberra? Look no further than Deco Hotel for a memorable stay! Whether you're a culture enthusiast, an adventure seeker, or a business traveler, we've got you covered with a range of fantastic packages and itineraries. In this blog, we'll help you plan your perfect Canberra weekend with different itineraries tailored to your interests. 



Find Cultural Gems for Art & Wine Enthusiasts


Are you a culture enthusiast planning a captivating weekend getaway in Canberra? Deco Hotel has your cultural exploration covered with our specially curated itinerary featuring the best of the capital city's cultural gems.

  • Morning: Start your day with a delicious full buffet breakfast at Deco Hotel. From fresh juices to a selection of pastries and hot items such as bacon and eggs it's the perfect way to kick-start your day.
  • Late Morning: Head to the National Gallery of Australia, which boasts an impressive collection of art and exhibitions. Remember to check out the beautiful sculpture garden! Deco Hotel is currently partnering with the National Gallery on an incredible exhibition by Emily Kam Kngwarray, be sure to check it out. 
  • Lunch: Treat yourself to local cuisine at Corella Restaurant & Bar, known for serving a Modern Australian menu inspired by native flowers and ingredients.
  • Afternoon: Dive into the history and culture of Australia at the Australian War Memorial. It's a moving and educational experience.

Image: Emily Kam Kngwarray, Anmatyerr people, Ntang Dreaming, 1989, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, purchased 1989 © Emily Kam Kngwarray/Copyright Agency. Sourced from: https://nga.gov.au/exhibitions/emily-kam-kngwarray/ 


Discover Canberra’s Rich History 


For couples who love culture, eager to explore Canberra's rich heritage and diverse offerings, we have a full day of captivating experiences. Uncover the city's rich culture, from world-class art to significant historical sites.

  • Morning: Enjoy room service breakfast for two, included in our Couples Package, before you start your day.
  • Late Morning: Discover the National Museum of Australia, offering insights into Australia's rich history and diverse culture.
  • Lunch: While you’re there, enjoy a coffee and a bite to eat at The Museum Cafe.
  • Afternoon: Take a stroll around Lake Burley Griffin and visit the National Library where you can engulf yourself in rich Australian heritage.


Experiencing Canberra’s Natural Beauty


If you're an adventure seeker craving the great outdoors, Deco Hotel invites you to embark on an exhilarating weekend adventure in Canberra. Get ready for an action-packed itinerary that showcases the natural beauty and thrilling activities the city has to offer.

  • Morning: Start your day with a hearty buffet breakfast at Deco Hotel. Fresh juices, seasonal fruits, and traditional hot items await you!
  • Late Morning: Embrace the beauty of nature at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Take a scenic walk among native flora and fauna.
  • Lunch: Enjoy lunch at Bicicletta Restaurant and indulge in homemade pizza, pasta, and gelato!
  • Afternoon: Visit Commonwealth Park and stroll around the open grassed areas and sculpted gardens and ponds!


Image sourced from: Visit Canberra


Explore and Play in Australia’s Capital City


Are you embarking on a family adventure to Canberra? Deco Hotel has tailored an engaging itinerary to ensure a delightful and entertaining day for all ages.

  • Morning: Begin your day with a delightful buffet breakfast at Deco Hotel. With something for every palate, it's the perfect start for the whole family.
  • Late Morning: Head to Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre, where interactive and educational exhibits will captivate kids and adults alike.
  • Lunch: Savour a leisurely family lunch at Courtyard Café, a family-friendly cafe at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.
  • Afternoon: Embark on a thrilling adventure to the National Zoo & Aquarium, where you can encounter various animals, from exotic creatures to local wildlife 

Book Direct & Save 10%


When you book directly through Deco Hotel Canberra's website, you'll save 10% on our best available rates and gain exclusive advantages, including complimentary Wi-Fi and a flexible 24-hour cancellation policy. 

Don't Forget: If you plan to return to Canberra for a business trip, consider inquiring about our corporate rates to secure quality, affordable accommodation.

In conclusion, Deco Hotel is your gateway to an unforgettable Canberra experience, whether you're in the mood for cultural exploration or outdoor adventure. Make the most of your visit with our exclusive hotel packages and offers. And remember, booking directly through our website not only saves you money but also offers you unparalleled benefits. We look forward to hosting you for an unforgettable stay in Canberra!