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Telstra Awards “Winner” ACT 2013 Micro Business

Posted on 17 Jul 2013 | No Comments

We are so very thrilled to announce that we are the Telstra 2013 ACT Micro Business of the year.  This is a very prestigious award and the application process is gruelling.  We are honoured to be a member of the Telstra Alumni and looking forward to the learning opportunity that participating in the National Awards process will provide.
Thank you Telstra.
Click here to see Laurie McDonald’s acceptance speech.
Click here to see more information on the Telstra Business Awards.

Latte Magazine Article

Posted on 8 Apr 2013 | No Comments

What a fantastic way to start the working week 🙂
We were doing an online advertising audit this morning, in the form of a Google search on Canberra Furnished Accommodation and look what we found!
We didn’t even know this article had been published and are chuffed to have found it, especially as Laurie is a premium member and advocate of Business Chicks.
Click the link below to read the full article.

Canberra Furnished Accommodation on Facebook

Posted on 15 Aug 2010 | No Comments

We have a Facebook Page!
Check us out when you are next logged in, or click that you like us or click on our Like Badge on the left of our Home Page.

Canberra Accommodation with the comforts of home

Posted on 6 May 2010 | No Comments

May 2010 – Canberra Weekly magazine wrote about us in their Local Business Series

Masterpieces of Paris Accommodation Package

Posted on 13 Dec 2009 | No Comments

Canberra Furnished Accommodation are offering an ‘Prides of Paris Accommodation Package’ to celebrate Paris’ finest masterpieces being hosted at the National Gallery of Australia from December 2009 to April 2010. 
With artworks on display from the likes of Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and more, this event is not to be missed.  So if your seeking an escape to stylish, spacious and private accommodation with a once in a lifetime experience attached then you need to look no further.
The package includes 2 nights in fully equipped 1 bedroom executive apartment, 2 tickets to the Masterpeices …

Online Bookings Now Available

Posted on 6 Oct 2009 | No Comments

Your Canberra Furnished Accommodation can now be booked online! 
With just a few clicks of the mouse you can confirm up to the minute availability of your chosen property and make your booking, at any time of the day or night.  You can even book one of our generous continental breakfast hampers so you don’t have to shop on your way home.
Next time you need nightly accommodation in Canberra, please come straight to our website to book your ‘home away from home’.
Look forward to seeing you soon,

About the Managing Director

Posted on 18 Aug 2009 | No Comments

Laurie McDonald is the Managing Director of Canberra Furnished Accommodation, and the ACT 2009 Business Woman of the Year
I’ve experienced being away from home for work, being between homes and not able to live at home for a little while – it can be stressful.  With this in mind, I have set out to create a nicer experience for you by creating a ‘home away from home’ in every single one of our 37 properties.  Because having to be away from home shouldn’t be an experience where you give up your comfort …

Businesswoman of the Year

Posted on 11 Aug 2009 | No Comments

Thank you to Megan Doherty and Mel Adams from the Canberra Times for the great article and gorgeous photo, Lisa and Cam from the Mix 106.3 breakfast program for the interview this morning and for saying my website on air –, Mike Welsh from the 2CC Drive Show for the interview this afternoon – and especially the Canberra Win News team (Rob Herrick, Aiden Lynch and many others behind the scenes) for the news feature they put together which gave me the opportunity to share the win with …

Our Newest Addition – Apartment 33

Posted on 4 May 2009 | No Comments

I have just been to visit our newest 1 bedroom executive property, Apartment 33, and WOW it’s a stunner.  The apartment is located on the 5th floor of the Glebe Apartments development, adjacent to the Convention Centre and Casino Canberra.  Inside there are tree top views to the East of Canberra with Mount Ainslie, Parliament House and glimpses of Lake Burley Griffin able to be enjoyed from the balcony.
Its a large open plan and light filled apartment with substantial storage, actually, I have never seen such generous storage in an apartment before.  Whilst …

See Inside … Canberra Furnished Accommodation

Posted on 29 Mar 2009 | No Comments

On Thursday 26th March we invited a small group to See Inside our new 3 bedroom apartment.
This event is something we run regularly at Canberra Furnished Accommodation, we are proud of what we do and love having the opportunity to prove our claim that our properties are the best value and quality for temporary accommodation in Canberra.
The evening was a great success.  We enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with members of the local business community over a drink and show them through one of our properties, demonstrating why we …