Build in 1927, originally known as the Hotel Ainslie, Olims and now Mercure Canberra, the hotel maintains many original features and embraces the need for 21st century comforts to ensure you feel welcome and have an enjoyable stay. Our 129 guest rooms are well appointed and have been decorated in keeping with the heritage style of the building. Our Standard rooms are located in the Heritage wing, with the layout and style of room not changing from the hotels’ original days. For those looking for a more modern layout, you may wish to select one of our Superior or Deluxe Loft rooms in the newer part of the building.
Function and Meeting Facilities
Mercure Canberra offers flexible event space with capacity to host an event for up to 260 people. Recently refurbished, our event space still maintains many of the hotels’ heritage features, while providing those modern necessities to host a successful event. Select from one of our 3 spaces, of hold a cocktail function in our beautiful internal courtyard gardens, terrace area or in the Olims Beer Garden.
Features of the Conference and Events Spaces:
- 3 Functional spaces holding small board rooms to 250 cocktail or 180 Banquet
- Internal Courtyard Gardens for Summer breakout spaces or Warm Lounge areas with our fire place for Winter breakout spaces
- Spaces are suitable for Corporate, Social and Residential Conferencing
- Air conditioning
- Mobility impaired access