East Hotel, Canberra’s four and a half star contemporary design hotel is now open offering 140 rooms in various studio and apartment-style combinations, for business and holiday guests.
“We are bringing something fresh to the Canberra market at East Hotel, with great, memorable service and an atmosphere that ensures our visitors and guests feel comfortable, relaxed and inspired,” said Dan Bisa, owner of East Hotel and director of Bisa Hotels. “We are passionate about creating a happy, happening precinct that showcases the personality representing a side to Canberra that many may not have experienced.”
The East Hotel has opened its doors to both business guests and holidaymakers in Canberra
The rooms are oversized, designed to suit all types of guest, from single business travelers to couples and families. There are kitchen facilities in every room, which allows a degree of autonomy many travelers enjoy. Families are welcome at East Hotel and are well catered for, including two-bedroom suites with a ‘Kid’s Cubby’, which has bunk beds, child-friendly furnishings, X-Box Kinect and other little kiddy touches. X-Boxes and board games are also available from the Guest Services desk for use in other rooms.
The staff at East Hotel are savvy and knowledgeable about what to see and where to go in Canberra, and are delighted to help guests uncover the experiences that only a true local would be able to share. Maps and listings of the best local sights and activities are available, including cycling maps for when guests take one of the hotel’s bikes out for a spin. East Hotel works with a local babysitting service to provide babysitting at short notice. During special event dinners at the Hotel’s restaurant, Ox Eatery, a special ‘kid’s room’ can be organized with kid friendly shows on a big screen, activities and snacks.
Room styles suitable for both individuals as well as families are available.
Guests can enjoy a wide range of facilities and services, including a professional and full service business centre; 24 hour gym facility and complementary access to a local gym for a full range of exercise classes; undercover parking; the East Hotel ‘Free Range’ news agency service offered in the lobby, where guests can pick up a daily newspaper, books or current and back issue of magazines to enjoy in the relaxing surrounds of the lobby or in the seclusion and comfort of their rooms and a friendly and accessible front desk team including full concierge service. There are laundry facilities in the majority of rooms, with complimentary facilities for those in studios. Professional dry cleaning and laundry service is available Monday – Friday.
East Hotel’s business facilities are state-of-the-art with modern and professional conference rooms, boardrooms and an all-day meeting lounge, complete with air hockey table, to foster the creative environment that leads to the success of any meeting. The facilities have the flexibility to fit perfectly to most business requirements with a distinctively edgy East Hotel touch. All rooms feature the latest in business technology, including VGA and HDMI capable projection screens and huge LED televisions. The concept behind the conference rooms is to provide business areas with a bit of flair, to inspire and get the creative juices flowing. The catering packages are custom-tailored for each group by the Food Director in coordination with the client and crafted by the expert team at Ox Eatery.