John Savona of Hyatt Hotel Canberra shares his Canberra gems.
The grand lobby of the Hyatt Hotel Canberra

What are your five hidden gems in Canberra?

What’s your most unusual visitor request? 

I was requested to remove the large curtains in a room due to a dust allergy. Lucky for me that the guest didn’t want the carpet pulled up as well.

‘Canberra is ...’

...a well designed, beautiful, multicultural, interesting place to live in with a population of 370,000 — it’s a gem of a city.

Where do you take interstate visitors?

Australian War MemorialNational Museum of AustraliaMount Ainslie and Gold Creek Village.

What’s the most interesting thing left behind in your hotel rooms?

The most incredible thing left behind was a car! 

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