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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room on top landing clean enough but very cramped, had to walk sideways round the end of the bed to cross the room. Many flights of steep narrow wooden stairs. No lift. Furniture slightly shabby eg chair with split in side of seat in the reception area, and bedroom walls scuffed in places. Receptionist polite and helpful. TV, aircon, fridge...

Thank MusicianTeddington
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a good budget accommodation option. It's located right in the center of the city, walking distance to Circular Quay and all the Sydney attractions. Nothing fancy, but has everything you need for a short stay.

Thank Danielle M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great location because its next to Wynyard Station and two blocks from Circular Quay. Rooms are budget level but fine. Nice touch is the kitchen and lounge central to all the rooms. Staff were helpful. Not a romantic place to stay but great for a comfortable bed while you spend most of your time enjoying Sydney.

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christine Z, Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! Looking forward to seeing you again!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

On arrival was greeted by a steep set of stairs to 1st floor reception. Was then told our room was on the 4th floor. I asked where the lift was and was laughed at and told that there is a picture of the stairs on the website...ok so then could someone help carry the 100+ kgs of luggage? I then...

Thank Robbieg15
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Very steep flight of stairs to reception, about 20 stairs, then another two flights to our room not easy with bags for people over 60 ,however staff were friendly stored our bag early. Room was clean big shower nowhere to put your toiletries in bathroom ,water was nice and hot. TV reception poor we could only get the ABC no...

Thank sixfriends44
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Small hotel, suitable for short term. But no elevator. But friendly staff, clean rooms and comfy beds. It's not much, but it's worth the price. Central to everything, 2 min walk to Wynyard train station.

Thank cass631
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The rooms are compact and basic, but very good value for money. It was a little hard to find a power point for the kettle in the room. There is no breakfast available , but there is good kitchen facilities. The stairs into the hotel are steep. Very basic mini bar.

Thank rogerjh2016
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here for three nights, and it was as expected for the price. We were looking for something affordable and close to the city and this ticked those boxes! Being in the city, there was a lot of noise outside in the mornings so if you like a lie in I wouldn't recommend staying in a room overlooking the...

Thank SmithShaunagh
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is very deceiving. It suggests it's a hotel, its actually a hostel. Share lounge, share kitchen. Luckily we got our own bathroom. However, be warned of you leave your bathroom door open whilst showering and set the smoke alarm off, you will be up for a hefty fine! The room was very dated and the floor had dark brown...

Thank SMT2187
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

On Saturday 20 August 2016, I stayed at this hotel in room 206. Worst hotel ever. The smell in the room was disgusting, as was the condition of the carpet. After checking under the bed to try to determine where the smell was coming from, I discovered rubbish. I couldn't be moved to another room as the receptionist said they...

1Thank Marlenehill

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The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about City Lodge

Address: Level 2, 15-17 Hunter Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 5,253 - ₹ 27,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“FYI - No lifts, steep flight of stairs to get to rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 100daniellem, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms n the third floor are easier if you wouldn't like to go up and down so many stairs”
 of 5 bubbles 83elnazi, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There was no view and next door building very close but could use blind to block that out”
 of 5 bubbles Y9271XUlindap, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the second floor had only small windows without a view but air conditioned, quiet but a little small.”
 of 5 bubbles 436fionak, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Possibly the rooms nearer the Reception. Save you having to haul you bags up the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Marieeliz06, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
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