Stay & Play

Visiting Canberra

If 11 days of festival-filled action isn’t enough, stay in Canberra as it transforms into a kaleidoscope of colour, activity and experiences during autumn. The perfect place for a short break, Canberra will charm you with diverse activities, all within easy reach. Go for the iconic museums and galleries, and stay for the hidden gems and unexpected moments.

Plan your stay at

Save 20% off your stay at DOMA Hotels

Immerse yourself in the perfect fusion of luxury and culture at Doma Hotels Canberra. Elevate your festival experience with our exclusive accommodation sponsorship taking 20% off your stay at Hotel Realm, Burbury Hotel & Apartments, Little National Hotel or Brassey Hotel.

Use ENLIGHTEN when booking. For new bookings only.

Get 15% off with Abode Hotels

We’ve partnered with Abode Hotels to offer Canberra Balloon Spectacular fans 15% off their accommodation for the duration of the festival. This special offer is available across all Abode Hotels properties in Canberra.

To receive 15% off your stay, simply use the code BALLOON24 on the Abode Hotels website, when making the booking.

Click here for other accommodation offers.

Discover more than you expect and get to know the real Canberra