Nishi, 25 Edinburgh Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Ovolo Nishi is Canberra’s most creative and inspired boutique hotel – where artisan influences, culture and interior design collide. Ovolo Nishi offers stunning private spaces. You will find something to suit every occasion- corporate functions, cocktail parties and private dining. All events are catered with restaurant-quality food from Monster Kitchen and Bar. Choose from one of the Day Delegate packages or let the team custom plan a bespoke event. THE MOSAIC ROOM - Artistic space with high ceilings, natural light and outdoor terrace. MONSTER SALON - An eclectic space for large dinners and receptions. NISHI GALLERY - A beautiful serene gallery-style space with natural light perfect for launches and cocktail parties. KENDALL LANE THEATRE - A cool and cosy 35-seater theatre located just across the road from us.
Ovolo Nishi Function Rooms
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does an event cost at Ovolo Nishi Canberra?
Events at Ovolo Nishi start from 350.00.
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What type of events can be hosted at Ovolo Nishi Canberra Hotel?
The following types of events can be held at Hotel Ovolo Nishi:
- Awards Dinner
- 50th Birthday Party
- 40th Birthday Party
- 30th Birthday Party
- Birthday Party
- Cocktail Party
- Bar Mitzvah
- Gala Dinner
- Trade Show
- 21st Birthday Party
- Corporate Offsite
- Corporate Function
- Corporate Retreat
- End of Financial Year Party
- Engagement Party
- Executive Retreat
- Christmas Party
- Networking Event
- Product Launch
- Residential Conference
- Private Dining
- Bridal shower
- Baby shower
- Hens Night
- 18th Birthday Party
- Bucks Night
If your specific event type is not on the list, contact one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts and they will check if Ovolo Nishi Canberra ACT is able to facilitate your event or will help you find an alternate venue.
How do I find out if Ovolo Hotel Nishi is available for my event date?
The best way to find out if Hotel Ovolo Nishi is available for your event date is to send an enquiry through or get in contact with one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts.
Availability at many venues around the country is limited so if your date is flexible, please let the VenueNow team know and the venue may be able to provide a range of dates that suit your needs.
What catering / food and beverage options are available at Ovolo Nishi?
The following food and beverage / catering options are available for guests at Ovolo Nishi Canberra Australia:
- Filtered Water
- Inhouse Catering
- Bar Tab
- Coffee / Tea
For more information regarding food and beverage / catering options, please contact a VenueNow Event Booking Expert.
What steps are involved in booking an event at Ovolo Nishi?
There are a few steps involved in booking an event at Nishi Ovolo and the VenueNow team are here to do the heavy lifting for you.
Firstly, contact the VenueNow team by submitting an enquiry or speaking to one of our team members online or over the phone. We'll need to collect a few details from you, such as your:
- Event type
- Number of people attending
- Preferred event date & time (and if this is flexible)
- Budget (per person or total)
- Room layout
- Food and beverage / catering requirements
- Any other requirements
Once we've gathered these details, the VenueNow team will contact the team at Ovolo Nishi Hotel to check:
1) Can they host the event on your preferred date / time? If not, what are some alternate dates / times?
2) What is the estimated cost based on your event requirements?
This process tends to take around 1 business day on average to receive a response from the venue. Once we've received a response, the VenueNow team will contact you as soon as possible.
If you're happy with the proposed price and dates / times, the VenueNow team will connect you with Nishi Canberra Ovolo to finalise your booking (which may include a site visit if you choose to do so).
VenueNow provides this service free of charge to you as we are paid a small fee by Hotel Ovolo Nishi if you book via us.
I have more questions. How do I get in contact?
There are a number of ways you can get in contact:
1) Call the VenueNow team on 1300 647 488 during business hours AEST
2) Contact the VenueNow team via our online chat in the bottom right of the screen
3) Submit an enquiry via the form on the page
The VenueNow team usually reply within a few hours during Australian business.
What famous Australian Capital Territory attractions are nearby?
Hotel Ovolo Nishi is located at 25 Edinburgh Avenue in the NewActon Precinct of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Situated in Canberra CBD, Hotel Ovolo Nishi is close to some of the top destinations in the area, including the National Gallery of Australia and Parliament House with its beautiful Floriade display. It's also the perfect jump-off point to begin exploring the creative city of Canberra and popular sites like Commonwealth Park, Canberra Museum and Gallery, National Museum of Australia, Lake Burley Griffin and National Gallery of Australia — all just minutes away.
What types of accommodation are there at Hotel Ovolo Nishi?
Hotel Ovolo Nishi Canberra provides everything you require for a comfortable stay and is the ideal venue to hold your next event or special occasion. Each of its guestrooms boasts artistic vibes and all the modern conveniences that make your stay more enjoyable, such as air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, an in-room iPad, free high-speed wifi, a free mini bar and free in-room snacks.
All rooms feature original artworks, restored furniture and modern bathrooms with heated floors, bathrobes and a hairdryer. Each room has either a city or atrium view and is kitted out with clay rendered walls and restored furniture. Some rooms have a separate sitting area, soaking tub or fully equipped kitchen. Accommodation perks include evening socials, daily refillable mini bars and free breakfast. There's a hip vegetarian restaurant and bar on-site called Monster Kitchen, a gallery and a 24-hour gym.
Rooms include the Cosy Atrium, the Snug Sun Room, the Original Sun Room, the Original Atrium, the Creative Atrium, the Creative Sun Room and the Meandering Atrium.
Cosy Atrium — The tree ferns planted in the internal atrium are visible from these relaxing rooms, which all have ambient warm lighting and free wifi. There's a single vanity and a single overhead shower. Original artworks are on display, as well as twentieth-century furniture that has been reupholstered and refurbished.
Snug Sun Room — A jungle vibe is created by rough elements and lots of industrial timber. The Snug Sun rooms feature a retro writing desk with a mini bar, as well as an Indian woven daybed that also serves as a luggage rack.
Original Sun Room — Original Sun Rooms look out over the lake and the bushland beyond. Each room has a king-size bed and its distinct personality, thanks to the restored old furniture and original artworks that reflect Ovolo Nishi's sustainable design principles. The walls are finished with a blend of clay rendering, concrete, cork and natural fibres, drawing influence from the textures of the Australian countryside.
Original Atrium — Salvaged Tasmanian tree ferns provide the ideal vista from the Original Atrium rooms — all you have to do now is relax and take in the scenery! These rooms have a king bed, a single vanity and an overhead rain shower. You'll also find original artworks, lovingly restored vintage furniture and a little additional space to spread out so you can genuinely feel at ease.
Creative Atrium — The Creative Atrium, which overlooks the internal atrium forest of Tasmanian tree ferns, is excellent for guests wishing to combine business and pleasure. Creative Atrium rooms have a king bed and a reclaimed oak desk in a low-lit, calming setting. And with the separate seating area, the Creative Atrium is your own little hideaway!
Creative Sun — Creative Sun rooms have a king-sized bed, a desk, free wifi and an adjoining sitting area with views of the bushland beyond. Innovative walls made of cork, concrete, and eucalypt board represent the Australian countryside. Clay rendering also aids in the purification of the air.
Meandering Atrium — This is the biggest room at Ovolo Nishi. Meandering rooms have a king bed, a desk, a flat-screen tv, a separate sitting area, double vanity and twin overhead rain showers. Each room also has a concrete bathtub, where you can relax completely. The furnishings in the Meandering rooms are a mix of refurbished twentieth-century pieces from across Australia, and the walls are covered in reinvented textures representing the Australian landscape.
What are the available facilities and amenities at Ovolo Nishi Hotel?
Guests at the Ovolo Nishi can enjoy the following amenities: free wifi, luggage storage facility, swimming pool, concierge service, social hour (first round is on the house), self-service laundry, free all-day snacks, free daily breakfast and a free loot bag.
The Ovolo Nishi lobby features a large open fireplace, and Monster Kitchen and Bar serves local and seasonal produce infused with French and Japanese flavours. Valet parking is available but space is limited. The valet parking entrance can be found at 25 Edinburgh Avenue. Paid public parking is available on Philip Law Street.
What are the available event spaces for an Ovolo Nishi party?
Hotel Ovolo Nishi has a wide range of function rooms for you to choose from, so whether you're holding a small boardroom meeting or an elaborate wedding reception, the hotel is sure to have a room that suits your needs perfectly. Whether you're booking an Ovolo Nishing wedding or a corporate function, the combination of great food, artistic vibes and excellent service at a great price is unbeatable! The Ovolo Hotel Nishi staff are event experts and will cater to special requests. In addition, the hotel is located in Canberra's busy New Acton precinct, so there are plenty of exciting things to do before or after your event, including a stroll to the National Museum or the Parliament House.
Monster Salon — Original artworks, mid-century contemporary furniture and terrazzo floors distinguish this one-of-a-kind dining room. The space is designed to feel like a comfortable living room, complete with its own fire pit. This is an ideal venue for weddings, holiday parties, conferences, business luncheons, meetings, cocktail parties and other special events.
Mosaic Room — With high ceilings and plenty of natural light, this is a versatile space perfect for cocktails, lunches, weddings, conferences, meetings and celebrations. A Gerard Havekes mosaic installation fills a whole wall, creating a dramatic backdrop.
Monster Bar and Lounge — Domestic table lamps and antique chandeliers illuminate the breathtaking space and hang low over a veined green quartzite banquet table. The restaurant walls are adorned with an eclectic combination of 1950s oil paintings and neon prints from the 1960s, creating a genuinely diverse blend of styles. This space can accommodate up to 250 people and is the ideal location for cocktails, weddings, business functions and holiday parties.
How far is Ovolo Nishi from the nearest airport?
Ovolo Nishi is about 6 kilometres from Canberra Airport. The hotel also boasts free wifi, so you can easily keep in touch with the rest of the world whilst on holiday.
How far is Ovolo Nishi from the nearest bus stop/train station?
Hotel Ovolo Nishi is about 4 kilometres from Giles St Kingston Shops Bus Station and 4.5 kilometres from Canberra Railway Station. Both bus and train stations are within walking distance of the hotel.
Are there any nearby restaurants, bars and shops?
Raku Japanese Restaurant, Akiba, Kukula's, Tipsy Bull, Terra Canberra and The Fish Shack are just some of the many local Canberra eateries just around the corner from Hotel Ovolo Nishi. Canberra Centre, which has plenty of shopping and dining options, is also just a short walk away.
How far are the nearest major attractions?
Ovolo Nishi is situated in Canberra's city centre, making it ideal for exploring local landmarks like Parliament House, Woden Town Centre, National Museum of Australia, Commonwealth Park and Royal Canberra Golf Club. It's also a short walk from Woden Park, which is a popular walking and jogging track. In addition to this, Hotel Ovolo Nishi boasts a number of on-site facilities including a 24-hour gym and a vegetarian restaurant and bar.
Is there an inclusive food and beverage package at Ovolo Nishi?
While most guests choose to enjoy meals at the hotel's on-site restaurant, if you do feel like venturing out there are a range of cafes and eateries just minutes away. Ovolo Nishi also provides complimentary breakfast, sundowner drinks at social hour and treats from the minibar.
Is there an event/wedding venue at Ovolo Nishi?
Yes! The Mosaic Room, Monster Salon and Monster Bar and Lounge are available for functions. These venues are ideal for hosting cocktail parties, private dinners and business functions of up to 250 people. If you're thinking about organising a wedding or other formal event, Ovolo Nishi offers extensive wedding packages that will suit any budget and size of party.
How far is Ovolo Nishi from the city centre?
Ovolo Nishi is located within Canberra city centre.
How many rooms are there at the Ovolo Nishi?
There are 85 guest rooms at Hotel Ovolo Noshi. Each room is designed for an effortless experience with modern amenities including free wifi throughout the property, flat-screen tv with Apple TV, an in-room iPad and Amazon Alexa voice control.
How far is Ovolo Nishi from the National Museum of Australia?
The National Museum of Australia is just a 10-minute walk or a 4-minute drive away from Ovolo Nishi Hotel. This museum offers visitors an opportunity to explore Australian history and culture through interactive exhibits, audio visual displays and multimedia presentations.
What are some nearby bars and pubs?
Ovolo Nishi is surrounded by a number of local bars and pubs, including High Jinks, Bleachers Sports Bar, Hopscotch, King O'Malley's and The Civic Pub.
How far is Ovolo Nishi from the Royal Canberra Golf Club?
Ovolo Nishi is an 11-minute drive away from the Royal Canberra Golf Club, which boasts a 27-hole golf course with picturesque views of Lake Burley Griffin and Black Mountain. The course hosts some of the most prestigious golf tournaments, so if you're interested in watching some golf it might be worth booking a room!
Does Ovolo Nishi offer free wifi?
Yes! Ovolo Nishi offers free wifi throughout the property so you can keep in touch with family and work from anywhere in the hotel. Each guest room comes fully equipped with an iPad, Amazon Alexa voice control, flat-screen TV and more.
Is there a gym at Ovolo Nishi?
Yes! There is a fully equipped gym on-site that offers guests access to cardio equipment and weights. If you're looking for more of a workout head over to Commonwealth Park, which features walking and jogging tracks.
How far is Ovolo Nishi from the Canberra Centre?
The Canberra Centre is just a short walk away from Ovolo Nishi and consists of over 100 stores including restaurants, cafes and boutiques. If you're looking for some retail therapy there's also plenty of opportunities to find unique souvenirs, fashion boutiques, homeware stores and tech shops all around the city centre.
What are some nearby attractions that guests can visit?
Ovolo Nishi is situated within walking distance to Parliament House, Woden Town Centre, National Museum of Australia, Commonwealth Park and Royal Canberra Golf Club. Further out, the Yarralumla precinct has a number of popular dining and entertainment options.
What are some nearby cafes or coffee shops?
If you'd prefer to get your caffeine fix without leaving the hotel grounds, head over to Monster Lounge at Ovolo Nishi. If you'd like to grab a cuppa whilst exploring the city, some nearby cafes include Gather Cafe, Capital Grind and Brew and Brew.
Are there suitable venues for a business meeting at Ovolo Nishi?
If you're looking to host a business meeting, Ovolo Nishi offers several well-equipped function rooms that can accommodate up to 250 guests. Choose between the Mosaic Room, Monster Salon and Monster Bar and Lounge for your meetings, conferences, workshops, gala dinners, holiday parties, offsite and more!
What should I keep in mind when booking a venue at Ovolo Nishi?
All of the venues at Ovolo Nishi come complete with professional audio visual equipment and catering options. Each venue is designed to meet your specific needs, from small intimate spaces to larger events for up 250 guests.
In terms of location, what's great about Ovolo Nishi?
Ovolo Nishi is situated within Canberra city centre and a short walk away from Parliament House, Woden Town Centre, National Museum of Australia and Royal Canberra Golf Club. Further out, Yarralumla provides a number of popular dining and entertainment options while Lake Burley Griffin offers beautiful views throughout the city.
What's there to do in Canberra?
There are plenty of unique attractions for both locals and tourists to explore, including the National Museum of Australia, Australian National University, Australian War Memorial and National Zoo and Aquarium. If you like nature, there are plenty of native flora and fauna at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Further out, there are hiking tours on the Murramarang Coast and kayaking on Batesman Bay.