We’ve listed our fave places to stay in Canberra to suit everyone’s financial status. For a full list of accommodation options, also check out Visit Canberra. These properties usually book out for the Spilt Milk weekend, so be quick.
GET ME AS CLOSE AS POSSIBLE
QT Hotel is our recommended hotel in Canberra for Spilt Milk and it’ll take less than 20 minutes on foot to get to the gates. QT Hotel has some of the best rooms in the capital, along with free wifi, a speakeasy bar, barber shop, restaurant and 24-hour room service (#hotelyf). It’s four stars of heaven with the festival on your doorstep.
Canberra’s YHA is your best bet for backpacker accom. It’s located right in the middle of the city, and is only a twenty minute walk to Commonwealth Park.
If you’re looking to throw in with mates, here are the best options in the Canberra CBD. These are between 25-30 mins walk to Spilt Milk in Commonwealth Park and they’ve all got one and two bedroom options:
- Abode Apartments
- The Avenue
- Crowne Plaza Canberra
- Mantra Macarthur Hotel
- Mantra on Northbourne
- Adina Serviced Apartments James Court
- Pacific Suites
- Quest Apartments
- Rex Hotel
- University House
LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE
Ovolo’s Nishi Hotel will ruin every hotel moment in the future for you. It’s an artful imagining of a sustainable future, bringing nature inside through design and finishes. Each room is fancy AF, with free minibar, in-room snacks, wifi and so much more. The Nishi building also has one of the best restaurants in Canberra, Monster Kitchen. It’s about a 25-minute walk to the gates of Spilt Milk.
PITCH A TENT
Our preferred campgrounds are Exhibition Park (EPIC). Make sure you mention Spilt Milk when booking for a special discount created just for our Spilt Milk fam. Exhibition Park is around 7.7km from the Spilt Milk venue. There is a light rail stop just outside the grounds as well as buses running every 15 mins or so from the closest Northbourne Ave bus stop straight to the entry.