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Russell overview

Russell is a romantic getaway unique for its monuments and shops. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Take in some local culture at popular attractions, such as National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia. Make plans to visit the popular Old Parliament House and Australian War Memorial. A family- and business-friendly area, Russell also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Russell

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Russell has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Russell with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Russell hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Russell hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Russell

Fly in to Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from central Russell.

What to see around Russell

Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • CSIRO Discovery Centre
  • • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre
  • • National Zoo and Aquarium
  • • Big Splash Waterpark
  • • Superkarts Go Karts
Distinguished for its monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Australian-American War Memorial
  • • National Carillon
  • • Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial
  • • Old Parliament House
  • • Australian War Memorial
Below are some favourite shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir – or simply browse:
  • • Kingston Shopping Centre
  • • Kingston Mall
  • • Canberra Centre
  • • Manuka Shopping Centre
  • • Federation Square
Popular places in the area include:
  • • National Gallery of Australia
  • • Parliament House
  • • National Museum of Australia
  • • Australian National Botanic Gardens
  • • Telstra Tower

When to visit Russell

Curious about when the best time to visit is? Here are the seasonal trends to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 28°C day, 10°C night
  • April-June: 21°C day, 1°C night
  • July-September: 17°C day, 1°C night
  • October-December: 26°C day, 5°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 146 cm
  • April-June: 138 cm
  • July-September: 140 cm
  • October-December: 156 cm
  • Business-friendly
  • Romantic
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Family-friendly