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The Russell Hotel

954 reviews
#55 of 186 Hotels in Sydney
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“shared bathroom”(76 reviews)
“circular quay”(229 reviews)
“hard boiled eggs”(20 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying here last month and can’t recommend it enough! Great staff! The location is amazing! It’s a perfect base for a trip to Sydney. Also attached to the hotel are 2 fantastic pubs! The Fortune Of War (Sydney’s oldest) &...More

Thank Trish W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The friendly and helpful staff such as Maxine were unbelievably helpful in so many ways! they ran a full service concierge service besides the desk. This hotel could be so wonderful and has so much charm but it needs a facelift in their rooms. In...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a good location if your embarking on a cruise as its a short walk to the terminal. The hotel is super dated and really old. No tv in the rooms or aircon and the bathroom is shared.Beds not very comfortable and its...More

Thank Joyce767
Response from RussellHotelManager, Manager at The Russell HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Joyce767. We are a historic boutique hotel located within a heritage listed building which was built in 1887, and we pride ourselves on staying true to the history of the property. We have a variety of room types, from entry level...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights on the Australia Day weekend could not have asked for a better place. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room prices were very competitive and included a continential breakfast. Our room overlooked Circular Quay and Australia Day activities. It was an...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a hard place to rate. The location gives it a 6+; so does the gentleman in reception. We went cheap. If you want to go cheap in The Rocks, expect less. We had a very small room with shared (down the hall) bath. No...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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US$ 128 - US$ 384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#41 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 128 - US$ 384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#41 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Wendy S
31 May 2017|
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Response from WDSMarketing | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, you are not permitted to smoke inside any of our rooms. Our private rooftop terrace is a designated smoking area, or you can smoke outside the building in Globe Lane or on George Street. Thanks!
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LesleyR993
12 May 2017|
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Response from RussellHotelManager | Property representative |
Hello, We have two rooms withing the property that are suitable. They have a very large bathroom with no stairs to these rooms. The room type is called Standard Room with Ensuite Bathroom.
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Helen H
14 March 2017|
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Response from RussellHotelManager | Property representative |
Hello Helen, We have a Wilson Carpark located next door to the hotel at 155 George St. They offer our guests a rate of $25.00 overnight or 24 hours, single entry. There is no need to pre-book a space.
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"Ask for a room with an air conditioner. It is a must in hot weather."
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"2ND floor near rooftop balcony/garden."
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"Just ask when you book, I am sure they will be honest with you. Ours was great without checking first."
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"Look for a better hotel"
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