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Arts Hotel

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked at the last minute, to make a family visit, this family owned & run place is a gem. Every room has an art theme including original works of art instead of the bland corporate non-art of chain hotels. All rooms feature original art works, fancier room get bigger art works. Despite being in the cheapest category of room, I...

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Wooli, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

very clean,wonderful staff,close to st vincents hospital no milk or bickies all in all ok ,will definately stay next time i'm in Sydney got airport shuttle to door,$22 better than train filled in time roaming the quaint side streets around hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonably well located: Paddington is a lovely area with very nice shops and cafes, good for breakfast. On a main road with direct bus routes into the city centre and out to Bondi. A short walk to Surry Hills, and a long walk to the city centre and Circular Quay but better to use the bus or a taxi. Views...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this property is very good but the place itself is very modest. I would call it a city motel not hotel. Room very small, bed and inbuilt desk in room 109 takes up 3/4 of the room, bathroom tiny. No face washers, breakfast not available on site and no room service. But room was clean and linen...

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Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I stayed for 2 nights in an entry level room on the second floor at the back of the hotel Pros Very handy to St Vincents Friendly, understanding staff Comfy bed Very quiet room Cons Fairly basic room , but fine for a place to rest your head and have a shower A bit overpriced

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stayed 8 nights in a room away from busy Oxford Street and found it quiet and beds comfortable. St Vincent's is only a short walk away, so easily accessible if you have to be at St Vincent's for appointments or to be admitted. There is plenty to do around the area. Verona Cinema Bar for a movie, Berkelouw Books...

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We picked Arts Hotel for the price and location and it was perfect for that. Compact rooms, everything clean and tidy. Friendly staff at check in and check out. Great location, we walked to our show which was down Oxford St. Safe location too, we were two single ladies and we felt perfectly safe walking back from our show late...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

It might not be 5 star hotel but had great location and nice room. I would stay here when return to Sydney. Pool area was very nice on second floor. Close to gay area and public transport. Love all the local coffee shops.

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Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I stayed here with my daughter for a cricket match at the SCG. Perfect location! Easy walking distance to SCG and Allianz, 10 minutes. Restaurant's up the road and cafes next door. Rooms are small but very clean and tidy and have everything you need for a short stay. Reception is there 24hours for when you come back a little...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a basic hotel ideal for the short trips to Sydney near the SCG. Easy walking distance to the CBD. Bus at door. Reception can give you a discount voucher for the pub next door. Rooms reasonable size. Double bed, separate shower and toilet, windows on one wall, safe in room, small bar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities....

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Staying in Paddington

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Paddington
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Arts Hotel is a charming 3 star hotel offering personal service and a unique location in Paddington, Sydney's arts and fashion precinct. All rooms have ensuite, air conditioning, free Foxtel, safe, ironing facilities, bar fridge, hairdryer and clock radio. Garden rooms face onto the central courtyard and have complimentary wi-fi. Interconnecting rooms are available for families with children. There is free wi-fi in all public areas of the hotel, free guest bicycles and free car parking (NB space is limited and cannot be reserved).Set amongst fashion boutiques, specialty shops, cinemas, late night bookshops, art galleries, pubs, cafes and restaurants, the hotel is also within walking distance of the city. Buses run directly to City shops, Circular Quay, Central Station, Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay. Paddington is a heritage conservation area with a village atmosphere. It is a delight to explore on foot with its narrow winding streets and restored Victorian terraces houses. There are over 280 boutiques in Paddington and on Saturdays you can visit Sydney's most popular street market.The Arts Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Sydney. We invite you to experience the charm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arts Hotel

Address: 21 Oxford St | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Paddington
Price Range: ₹ 7,301 - ₹ 11,082 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arts Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Sydney Sullivans Hotel
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#13 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
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“Rooms away from Oxford Street would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenB35f, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suggest you to see available room beforehand.”
 of 5 bubbles aca1l, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Inside room on floor 1 and a half with pool view is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jellybean64, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“1st floor was great & we had a front room, could hear the traffic slightly which didnt stop us from sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Perfect for visitors to St Vincent's Hospital”
 of 5 bubbles Susiewrx, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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