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Canberra Carotel

The Canberra Carotel is a family owned and operated business established in 1962 and the ideal budget place to stay on Canberra excursions.

With decades of experience, our friendly staff offer teachers 24-hour assistance throughout their stay, ensuring excursions are enjoyable, relaxing and memorable.

Situated at the base of Mount Majura, the Canberra Carotel is 7 kilometres from Canberra’s centre and within 15 minutes of major attractions/venues.

Groups of 90 or more students may enjoy exclusive use of our site.


  • All self-contained villas have 2 separate bedrooms, a private bathroom, furnished veranda and are air-conditioned.
  • Twin share is standard for teachers; each teacher with their own bedroom.
  • Linen and towels are provided.
  • Any potentially hazardous kitchen items in student rooms are locked away prior to their arrival. This service is free of charge.
  • Beds are made up prior to arrival and rooms are serviced during your stay.
  • Our self-contained cabins are ideal for any isolation requirements.


  • We are Halal Certified.
  • Mealtimes vary according to each group’s itinerary, with only one school group occupying the Dining Hall at any given time.
  • Students are individually served and can select from foods offered.
  • We offer fully catered meals to a maximum of 130 in our dining hall.
  • Our chef prepares all meals on site, fresh daily, ensuring a variety of nutritious homestyle meals that are attentive to dietary requirements.
  • Cooked breakfast, packed lunch and dinner are part of the standard package.
  • Morning/afternoon tea and suppers are an optional extra.


  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • A meeting room, free of charge.
  • Ample coach parking on a sealed surface.


  • Rooms located close together for easy supervision.
  • An after-hours caretaker, located onsite for peace of mind.

For more information go to group-specialist