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    The Mercantile Hotel

    25 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    31 - 35 of 206 reviews

    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    I had wanted to do the official guided pub tour but they don't run on the weekends so I found a few places on my own. It was a hot day and the outside patio was packed so I went inside. It was pretty dark...More

    Thank redblueyes
    Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

    Here for two nights. Five minute walk to Circular Quay with Sydney Opera House and Ferry, train and bus services. Literally hotel is under Sydney Harbour Bridge. Hotel is basic. We shared bathrooms but plenty of them. Pub grub really tasty. Rooms cleaned daily with...More

    Thank Emmajames65
    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    Nice Irish pub with friendly staff however the amenities let this place down. The check in process is not good when there is loud music playing and you have to go to the bar to check in. The room was stuffy and hot with a...More

    Thank Kevin N
    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    We visited the Mercantile a few times whilst staying again in Sydney. The food is now better than ever with a very good choice at reasonable prices and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere at weekends is great with live music and...More

    Thank James U
    Reviewed 5 February 2017

    The location can't be beat! We were there for two nights prior to a cruise which left from a port about 500 meters from the hotel... located I. "The Rocks" there are plenty of great restaurants, pubs, attractions, circular quay, etc. the restaurant in the...More

    Thank Kevin20124
    Response from MercantileHotel, Public Relations Manager at The Mercantile HotelResponded 14 February 2017

    Hi Kevin! We do love our little historic suburb, The Rocks and we pride ourselves on our customer service, so we appreciate you noticing! Our building is over 100 years old and heritage listed, so this does mean no elevator for now! Our staff are...More

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    • US$ 78 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #15 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
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    The Rocks
    The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
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    buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
    Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
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    Sally A
    4 May 2017|
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    Response from MercantileHotel | Property representative |
    Hello, Our twin rooms either have 2 single beds or 1 double and 1 single bed. Maximum occupants would be 2 or 3 respectively. We also have a large room with 4 beds, 1 double and 3 single, which could suit a group of your... More
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    31Cents
    30 March 2017|
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    Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
    I think this hotel is better for a drink and a meal. Great Irish music on Sundays
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    LindaBama
    17 February 2017|
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    Response from MercantileHotel | Property representative |
    Hi Linda! You are staying in a double/twin room with ensuite, so this means you do have a bathroom! We look forward to your stay with us! Warm Regards, Mel
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    "Ask for top floor room to cut down on noise from pub"
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    "Up high you are away from bar/band noise but down lower you have less stairs to negotiate."
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    "higher level flood a must unless you don't want to sleep during live music nights!!"
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    "The top floor has a room facing the main street that has a lot of sunlight. We laos had a refrigerator."
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