Quality Hotel Woden
Crnr Melrose Drive & Launcesto
Canberra, AC 2606
Phone: (61) 2 62817733
Fax: (61) 2 62817730
The Hellenic Club was established over 30 years ago as a meeting place for the Greek community. Today it has a membership of over 30,000 representing all walks of life. It sponsors many sporting and community organizations in the Canberra area. The club has coffee shops, a large and busy bistro and a tavern serving authentic Greek dishes. This is a popular club for functions, weddings and conferences. A Tab, poker machines, Keno, Fox Sports TV and a Greek TV channel are part of the entertainment. A new facility for members is the West Deakin Hellenic Bowling Club.
This new cinema complex is next to the Woden Plaza shopping center. Hoyts Woden Plaza features eight state of the art auditoriums with super screens and specially designed seating allowing for maximum viewing. There is full digital surround sound and hearing loops to cater for guests with hearing impairments. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
A really dynamic venue, the Canberra Southern Cross Club at Woden is the largest from the among the ones at the other locations. It 's a very popular event venue, one of the top meetings and events venue this side of Australia. This place reeks of high quality entertainment. It isn't just an event venue but is a total solution provider for any kind of event-its got a restaurant, children's play areas and a number of other facilities that other venue might fail to provide. Check the website for all the latest events and gigs happening here.
A haven for young rock fans, the Green Room is a venue where several upcoming as well as popular bands perform live. The shows range from hard rock concerts to soft blues music. Call for detailed event schedule.
The Irish Club was formed as a meeting place for the Canberra Irish community and friends. Cead Mile Failte, meaning a hundred thousand welcomes, is what the club is all about and it welcomes interstate and overseas visitors. The club sponsors many sporting clubs in the Weston/Woden area, including the Irish Club Cricket Team and Darts team. You can also learn the Irish language, Irish dance or join the Celtic Choir. Other features include a restaurant and bistro, live music and traditional Irish music sessions on Tuesdays, so bring along your instrument.
The Canberra Highland Society and Burns Club provides a place for Scottish people, descendants and friends to meet in a friendly atmosphere. Members' facilities include poker machines, TAB, Sky TV and the budget Burns Club Bistro. Monster raffles and lucky badge draws are held weekly. Scottish Country dancing for juniors is held every Tuesday afternoon and Country Line dancing is also taught at the club. A shuttle bus is available on Thursday and Friday evenings for the Tuggeranong area.
The Manuka cinema has six screens all with high quality surround sounds. Films screened range from the latest blockbuster Hollywood releases to foreign, independent and art house films. Treat yourself to some popcorn or an ice-cream from the Candy Shop before the movie. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or check website.
Manuka Oval, the premier sporting venue of Australia, hosts a range of international and local cricket matches and the Australian Football League. With a huge capacity of 13,350, the venue has its fame in the likes of Bradman playing here. With well-preserved trees around the stadium retaining the old-world charm of the stadium, the legendary place continues to enthrall audiences all around Australia. The stadium has a top quality event center in the Manuka Oval Functions and Events Center which hosts private and corporate events. The Bradman Room, the highlight of this center has topmost event facilities and a fully functional bar.
The Wesley Music Centre is a state-of-the-art, multi-facility center which hosts concerts, seminars, lectures and music recordings. The center comprises a Music Room with a seating capacity for 140 spectators, a Seminar Room for meetings and a Recording Control Room equipped with advanced technology for recordings of songs and other programs.
One of the better places to go to cool off in is the Manuka Swimming Pool in Manuka. This place is also available for private functions, so be sure to call ahead to find out more information. It is also worth mentioning that many Canberra schools and sporting groups use this service.
Avail dinner cruises aboard the licensed MV Southern Cross every Thursday night, or host your party here. The modern vessel has all function facilities with dining on two decks for up to 80 guests. The night views of Canberra are magnificent. The cuisine is exceptional modern Australian with Asian and Mediterranean touches. The a la carte menu is changed regularly but may include roast lamb, beef, fish and a vegetarian dish. Desserts include brulee, tiramisu and cheese platters.
The Albert Hall is a grandiose structure built in Classical Revival Style of architecture. It has, over the years, become the most popular and preferred venue for concerts, music and dance performances, weddings and other private events in the city. Drop by for a show or call in to book it for a special day with your loved ones.