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The Village Canberra is situated in the heart of Canberra’s city centre, making it the perfect spot to see the many sites Canberra has to offer, grab a meal, have a shop, or take a stroll through manicured and lush public parks.

The Village Canberra features a sunny rooftop terrace to relax after a big day of exploring. Guests can hang out in the games room, or enjoy a meal in the BBQ area. The large communal kitchen and dining areas are perfect to whip up a delicious meal, or guests can grab a drink and a slice from The Shaking Hand bar located below the premises. 

The Shaking Hand Bar is the perfect spot to unwind after a long day of exploring the city, to enjoy live music, or a dance the night away with DJ’s who keep the party going late into the night! With cold beer, wine, spirits, frozen margaritas and pizza by the slice, The Shaking Hand bar has everything you need for a great night out. 

All rooms are air conditioned and feature a work desk. Some rooms have a private bathroom, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Village Canberra is a 5-minute walk from the coach terminal, which offers connections to Sydney and Melbourne. It is a 5-minute drive from the Australian War Memorial, the National Museum of Australia and Parliament House. Canberra Airport is a 15-minute drive away. Lake Burley Griffin is just a 10-minute walk away. The whole of Canberra is at your fingertips when you stay at The Village Canberra!



7 Akuna Street, Canberra, ACT 2106


From the airport

If you are travelling by car, taxi or uber, the hostel is just a quick 10–15-minute drive away. It will normally cost about AUD 25 for the journey. Alternatively, if catching public transport bus route 3 from Canberra airport to the city every day from 05:58 to 21:28, with buses coming approximately every 15 minutes. The journey time is around 20 minutes, costing approximately AUD 5 one-way, making it a great transfer option for those travelling on a budget. The hostel is just a 1-minute walk from the Legislative Assembly London Cct bus stop.

From the Canberra Railway Station

If you are arriving at the Canberra Railway Station, bus line 2 is across the road from the station. It is a 20-minute journey into the city centre. Once arrived at Legislative Assembly London Cct bus stop, the hostel is just a 1-minute walk away.


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