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The Stonewall Hotel

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Address: 175 Oxford Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9360 1963
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10:00 - 06:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 06:00
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There is so much to know about Stonewall Hotel, it is not just a place to...

There is so much to know about Stonewall Hotel, it is not just a place to go to the weekend. Stonewall Hotel is a history, it is an institution and it is a safe place for the GLBTI community. Stonewall is committed to supporting the lifestyle that all of us in the Gay community enjoy so much. Whether it be entertainment, fashion, parties or music, Stonewall will bring you events and items that help create the spirit of unity and love for our way of life.Our music will showcase our most popular Dj’s, our Hotel will provide a venue to enjoy each other’s company and Stonewall will also create lifestyle stuff that reflects our sense of self. Stonewall proud to be a Gay brand.The history is remembered the future is here!PROUD TO BE GAY AND LESBIAN!

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Basically the go to gay bar for Sydney and visitors. Loved the entertainment shows. Dance floor upstairs is junky old smelly carpet that should be replaced. Sound system is awful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sean B
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basically the go to gay bar for Sydney and visitors. Loved the entertainment shows. Dance floor upstairs is junky old smelly carpet that should be replaced. Sound system is awful - bring ear plugs. Crowd is fun and mixed.

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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great Wednesday night here with the shag tag - see someone you like send them a message! Great fun, met loads of locals who were extremely friendly (1 a little too friendly ) ! Great show and a must when in Sydney- been a few times now and always have fun. Highly recommend this place - cute bar... More 

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Thank David W
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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915 reviews
373 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 500 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Perhaps the afternoon is not the best time of day to check out a gay bar. It was fine enough and the beer cold and surprisingly the music wasn't too loud. Interesting, though.

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Thank Kirkcaldylad
Sydney
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A fine local however the security guards let this place down. Judge mental for no particular reason. There are more inviting places across the road at Palms. Spend your money elsewhere.

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3 Thank ripadvice
Milan, Italy
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58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had really fun on Wednesday 4th January, where they organized the "malebox" party. Drinks don't have alcohol as in Europe, but we appreciated it. Please, bring always your passport: after 10 pm you must be over 25 (they told me). Me and my partner are both over 25, so we had fun.

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1 Thank Pulcinomilano
New York City, New York
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669 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Very lively and busy venue. Sadly like all of Sydney, you cannot stay out late past the lock-out laws. It gets louder as you approach midnight, so bring your ear plugs. The host(ess) on Wednesday nights also runs a neighborhood "meals-on-heels" delivery program.

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Thank KKua
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My partner and I stopped in here on a whim and had a great time. it was Drag Queen Trivia and the crowd was fun but not too raucous. Drinks were cheap and the people were friendly. What more can you ask for?

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Thank Charles H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Here for the first time in a good few years. It was still the busiest (many other bars were extremely quiet). One night we were ushered into the smaller bar joined on next door after 1.30. It was much smaller (although quite nice) . Barmaid had a bit of attitude when I asked for the same draught beer I had... More 

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Thank HabanaEdinburgh
Norah Head, Australia
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201 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Gay friendly hotel, even we r straight we were well looked after and entertained by the staff and patrons alike, gotta love Polly and her Follies.

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Thank Sorro63
Hove, UK
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296 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I came here a couple times. It seems to be the most happening place on Oxford Street, with drag shows on every night. One night I caught Lady VD (Verushka Darling) doing her problem solving clinic; just don't mention that you have a boyfriend. The other time I 'think' I caught bad drag night (Sunday), but I can't be sure... More 

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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