FAQs

Where do I collect the keys?

Keys are available for collection after 3pm on day of arrival, unless an earlier check-in time has been arranged.

Keys can be collected from our office during business hours. During business hours we will be there to welcome and assist you, after hours you can collect your keys from our safe. More detailed information is provided with your accommodation receipt after your payment, Photo ID and Guest Agreement is received.

Does the apartment have internet access?

Our Griffith 1 Bedroom King properties include free Wi-Fi.

Our Zirconia building in Braddon includes free Wi-Fi.

For all other locations we can provide you with a Telstra mobile internet device.  It comes complete with information on how to load credit and provides a great connection experience.  *Subject to availability, conditions apply. For further information, please ask with us.

Where do I leave the keys?

This information will be provided to you with your departure information and are also published on the back of the door in your property.

Do you require a bond?

No bond is required.  You provide your credit card details as security for the property and keep your accommodation payments in advance for the duration of your stay with us.

When is my first invoice due?

Your first accommodation invoice is due 2 weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date.
If you are booking less than 2 weeks prior to occupancy, your full payment will be due immediately.

Do I need to bring linen or towels?

Each property is equipped with plenty of fluffy cotton towels and lovely freshly ironed bed linen. There is also a spare set of bed linen per bed in each property. Depending on the duration of your stay additional linen can be made available .

How long can I stay?

Stay a day, a week, or months. The longer you stay the cheaper the rate.

Do you provide a regular service clean of the property?

Service cleans are not included in our rates, but we would be pleased to arrange them for you. Please contact us for further information.

What does a service clean include?

  • Changing the bed linen;
  • Cleaning the bathroom areas;
  • Floors vacuumed/swept and mopped;
  • Windows/mirrors cleaned; and
  • Surfaces wiped over/polished.

Please note that our staff will clean around any personal effects left on the floor or on any surfaces. Washing dishes is not included and if left, will be cleaned around as best we can. Finally, whilst our staff do take the garbage out for you during the weekly service, we do recommend that you regularly empty the bins to preserve the hygiene of your living environment.

Can I pay over the telephone?

Yes. We accept a wide range of credit cards, there is no fee for VISA or MasterCard but a 5% fee for Amex and Diners.

What is supplied?

When you arrive at your property there will be complimentary provisions of tea, instant coffee, sugar, espresso coffee, milk, toilet paper, personal amenities, washing-up detergent, washing powder and dishwasher powder to get you off to a comfortable start.

Can you make it easier for me to get to know my property?

All of our properties have a Guest Compendium which provides information on the local area, information on the properties facilities (for example a map of the complex showing the location of garbage rooms and parking), as well as manuals to help you operate all of the appliances.

Is there onsite reception at each property?

Unlike a Hotel, Canberra Furnished does not operate with a full time reception desk. All of our accommodation is in residential environments so you have a quiet and private environment during your stay. However, once booked in you can contact us 24 hours per day on our emergency after hours number.

Our business is operated from a central office during business hours, which you are more than welcome to visit when collection keys or making enquiries.