The Deco Hotel offers easy access to the best shopping Canberra has to offer. Here are some of our favourite shopping destinations, so you’ll know where to go for all your retail needs if you’re visiting our capital city.
Canberra Shopping Centre
This large indoor shopping mall in the CBD is home to over 300
Braddon has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most stylish shopping destinations in Canberra. Fashion fiends flock to the trendy boutiques which feature exclusive collections by Australian designers, while art lovers adore the small galleries showcasing work by emerging local artists.
Located just 2.5km away from our hotel, Braddon also offers a variety of tempting cafe bars and an
Manuka Shopping Centre
Its main shopping centre is Manuka Terrace, a multi-storey shopping and dining centre that offers a supermarket as well as a variety of fashion and gift shops, and most of the recognisable names in fast food.
Adjacent to this is Manuka Village, a fashion and beauty haven filled with boutiques and salons, as well as essential services such as banks and chemists’ shops. The Village also offers an excellent selection of cuisine from around the world.
The Old Bus Depot Markets
The Old Bus Depot Markets have become an institution in Canberra, operating every Sunday since 1994, when they were set up by two local mothers who invited their friends to sell jewellery and crafts. Today there are over 200 stalls on the site in Kingston, just over 8 km from the hotel.
Specialising in arts and crafts, the markets sell a wide variety of quality handmade goods in a friendly and bustling atmosphere. They are an essential stop on any visit to Canberra, and a perfect place to pick up some original gifts for friends and family back home.