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Floriade - coming soon!

There's not long now until the nation's premier flower festival takes over Canberra. Floriade will be underway from 13 September to 12 October 2014, with gorgeous flower shows, exciting activities for children like the Circus Playground, delicious dining and the popular Nightfest. Visit for more, and don't forget to book your accommodation early to get the best possible rates!

The National Gallery of Australia

Now showing at the National Gallery of Australia is Stars of the Tokyo Stage, Kabuki prints by Natori Shunsen. These gorgeous portraits created in the 1920s and 30s bring to life the alluring world of Japanese Kabuki theatre. A must see for adults and children alike, and another great reason to visit Canberra!

Questacon - Fun for the whole family!

National Science Week kicks off on August 15, and there are tons of exciting activities at Questacon to keep you entertained. Check out their event calendar at If you'd like to discuss accommodation for school groups, get in touch with our friendly staff!

Affordable, Comfortable, Modern...Parkway Motel offers the ultimate in budget accommodation, only 15 minutes from the heart of Canberra. Family-owned and operated, Parkway will make you feel right at home with rooms equipped with modern and stylish amenities and friendly, attentive staff. With so much to see and do in Canberra, we look forward to seeing you regularly, and ensuring each stay is even better than the last!

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Visit our beautiful Nation's Capital...Canberra was designed to be the centre of Australia's government by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin, and is 300 km South West of Sydney and 650 km North East of Melbourne. With a population of over 340,000, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth largest Australian city overall. Its ethnic diversity is reflected in its multicultural dining options, vibrant nightlife, fashionable cafes, bars and clubs. You’ll find it’s a friendly place, offering a wide range of amenities and attractions. There are excellent entertainment and sporting venues, schools and hospitals, great shopping, and affordable public transport. Parkway Motel is a mere 15 minute drive from the heart of Canberra, and our friendly staff can direct you to many of the wonderful local attractions nearby. Queanbeyan town, a two minute walk from the motel, has great dining options and the Queanbeyan Park located across the road from Parkway is a tranquil place to relax after a long day of sightseeing.

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Parkway Motel is a non-smoking establishment. ALL rooms are non-smoking. Guests are able to smoke outside of rooms, but we request all guests to be considerate of the health and well-being of those who will use the room after them, and to dispose of their cigarette butts thoughtfully.

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