Find a Hotel to Celebrate Spring in Australia: Floriade Festival 2009

- Melissa Mewdell,

Spring Flowers at the Floriade Festival in CanberraThere is no better way to celebrate spring than Floriade. The biggest flower festival in Australia is found in Canberra’s Commonwealth Park from September 12 to October 11, 2009.

This year’s theme, Mind, Body and Soul, will really set a relaxing and rejuvenating tone as spring’s flowers bloom!

You’ll be able to meander amongst magnificent gardens, sample regional food and wine, enjoy natural spa treatments and see more than one million flowers!

If you’re going to attend this fresh spring festival, we recommend staying at luxurious hotel in Canberra to maximize your time with the flowers and to keep your trip totally relaxing.

The Best Hotels in Canberra:

Hotel Realm:

This modern design hotel in Canberra is only a 10 minute drive away from the Commonwealth Park and is found in the Parliamentary Triangle of the city.

At Hotel Realm, you’re a quick walk from Australia’s culture icons: the National Gallery of Australia, National Library of Australia and Old Parliament House.

The hotel has 158 rooms and suites of varying sizes, so you will definitely find something that suits your needs whether you’re staying for only a few days of whether you’re on an extended stay. Our favorite suite is the Terrace, which is a two-storey penthouse featuring a huge entertaining area, fully equipped kitchen and private balcony featuring excellent views of the city.

Other excellent features of this hotel include its Mediterranean restaurant, Konoba Restaurant, award winning Bacchus Bar and Mudd the Spa. The spa has five relaxation suites including a couple’s room, perfect for unwinding with your sweetheart!

Hyatt Hotel Canberra – a Park Hyatt Hotel:

Also found in the Parliamentary Triangle, Hyatt Hotel Canberra is a heritage building that has been carefully restored to its original art deco grandeur. If historical buildings are your passion, than you will love this hotel!

Again, only about a 10 minute drive from The Commonwealth Park, you won’t find a better boutique hotel in Canberra from which to base yourself if you’re partaking in Floriade this year.

In fact, you’ll get right into the spirit of Floriade because the hotel features gorgeous landscaped lawns and gardens on its property.

Our favorite features of this hotel include its spacious guest rooms, excellent views of the city and art deco features. This hotel is also wheelchair accessible, which is a thoughtful touch.

Guests who book their stay at Hyatt Hotel Canberra through Kiwi Collection can take advantage of our special relationship with them and will be able to check out late on their last day!

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