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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic room for a single person - yes - finally hotels are doing rooms for the single traveller. All I needed, beautiful brick room, high ceilings and air con on 30 degree night. And, quiet. Good location.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lifts been out since November. Not a huge issue if you like 7 flights of stairs to your room. I'm pretty sure as you pass the signs on the fire doors reminding patrons that it is an offence to obstruct or keep the fire doors open you will have the same perplexed look as I. Our room was clearly occupied...

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you didn't notice the remarks that we have on all of our booking channels advising of new lift installation. We have been doing our very best to ensure that we let everyone know. Fortunately we have a sister hotel just around the corner that we have been relocating any guests that...

Blacktown, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ultimo is absolutely adorable with a country feel. I loved everything about it from the hooks on the wall to hang our clothes, the wooden staircase, the courtyard, the door to the courtyard and especially the exposed brick. What a unique and lovely hotel! Will definitely be staying again.

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi Kimberleyc - thanks for this great 5 star review. It's fantastic to hear you loved the hotel. The courtyard rooms are fantastic, such a great space to sit and watch the world go by. Regards, Scott

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had stayed at Aarons Hotel a bit years ago but had avoided it as it was getting pretty rundown and my final stay had multiple cockroaches in the room. Thought I'd give it another try since the renovations and it's been improved remarkably. Still an old building (not much they can do about that) but new paint, new carpet, floor...

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi SGontour - thank you for your positive review and feedback. It's great to see you enjoyed the improvements we have made to the hotel. Regards, Scott

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

For what we wanted to do in Sydney for the weekend, this hotel was the perfect choice for us. Paddy's Market, Chinatown, Mamak and lots of other good eats all within walking distance. Staff were friendly, room was clean and check in & check out were efficiently handled. Would we stay here again? Yes of course!

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hell HeeTun, thank you for your great review and feedback. I appreciate it greatly and we definitely look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Scott

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous small hotel in a great location. Had stayed here many times as Aarons hotel and was interested to see the renovations. Light airy reception . My room was awesome , spacious , very clean and well appointed . Decent bath products and tea/coffee facilities. Staff extremely friendly and efficient at both check-in and check out. The location is 1st...

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi KLlindag - thank you for this amazing 5 star review. It's always a pleasure to hear such great feedback from our return guests. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Scott

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with my mum for a midweek escape. If you are travelling by car, ensure you are prepared for a walk to the actual hotel (unless you want to foot the bill for a taxi). So once we had lugged all our bags from the car all the way to the hotel, we are informed that there is...

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi Jenade B - thanks for the review and I'm so sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay. We have a stopping area outside the hotel for you to drop off your luggage so we can take it to your room at check in. This makes the 200m walk back from the carpark much easier. I'm sorry the lift...

los angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in the summer so the A/C was very much appreciated. The only thing was that it's facing directly in front of you so I actually had to wear long sleeves/pants to sleep at night since it got really cold. The room itself had plenty of bathroom space (separate shower and toilet). No closet space...

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi oneinfivebill - thanks for the fantastic 5 star review. It's always great to see some detail in the feedback. We'll make sure you don't have any unwanted visitors waiting for you next time you stay with us. Thanks again. Regards, Scott

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was perfect about this hotel! The staff was amazingly helpful and answered all of our questions with incredible customer service! When I had lost my luggage on my flight they did everything they could to help me locate it. They were very friendly and provided such great service and quality to help ease my stress from the luggage situation....

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi Kenzie - it's always amazing to hear such great feedback about the team here. They do an amazing job. Thanks for the 5 stars. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Scott

Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this literally at the last minute and got a great deal for 6 nights. For Sydney prices it was very economical. It's right in the heart of Chinatown, next to Central and a short walk to Surry Hills with all the great restaurants and pubs there. We got a great room, large with huge bed and big bathroom....

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi Arixtravels - I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed the new room. 112 is one of our very special rooms and always gets great reviews. We hope you head back our way again soon. Regards, Scott

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theatre, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aarons Hotel Sydney Central which will be named as The Ultimo Hotel is currently undergoing renovation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ultimo

Address: 37 Ultimo Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Aarons Hotel Sydney)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Room Service Wheelchair access
Price Range: ₹ 7,374 - ₹ 21,984 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ultimo 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Aaron Hotel Sydney
Hotel Style:
#66 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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