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    Hotel Challis

    21-23 Challis Ave | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 97
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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good43%
          • Average12%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “potts point” (71 reviews)
          “great location” (104 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Accessible rooms
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Airport Transportation
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          Kitchenette
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          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 4 days ago

          good location: the station Kings Kross is very close. Or walking to the Opera is possible within 10-15 minutes. The rooms are very small but clean. No breakfast but there are many cafés and a supermarket in this area.

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          Reviewed 4 days ago

          Hotel has many steps...request a room which has level access from the lift...otherwise a very nice place to stay and walk to many cafes and train station. Good Value for crazy Sydney prices and rooms are spotlessMore

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          Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis

          Dear GayTraveller55, Thank you for taking the time to review the stay with us at Hotel Challis. We do have steps as per the construction of the the property, sorry of that was not so convenient for you. It is indeed a very nice place...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I read the reviews about the rooms being small & chose a king room- it was the size of a standard european room. The bathroom was galley shaped with a shower at the far end- all new looking in good working order. I disliked hitting...More

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          Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis

          Dear G6549GNmaryh, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Hotel Challis. We are sorry to read about your experience with the bathroom. We had some musicians staying with us and they did rehearse, however, never outside of legal...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We chose Hotel Challis on the recommendation of a friend and because it was fairly close to Paddington where our son, daughter-in-law and grand daughter live. The room was very clean and quiet and we would stay at the Challis again if our visit to...More

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          Thank Elithabeth B
          Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis

          Dear Elithabeth B, Thank you for taking the time to review the stay with us recently. Oh, we are so glad that your friends recommended our property for your stay and then you guys loved it here! Thank you for all the compliments and beautiful...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          My friend and I stayed here during our stay in Sydney. This is the best location that you can get. It is accessible to public transportation but we just usually take the trains. It's around 5-10 mins away from Kings Cross station. I recommend to...More

          Thank harjy
          Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis

          Dear harjy, Perfect feedback - what else can we say?! Thank you so much for taking the time to share it with us and with others. We are delighted to read how the location suited the purpose of your trip, it is indeed a nice...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Price range
          • US$ 77 - US$ 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 55
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          Elvine622
          Do you have parking and if so, is there a charge?
          12 May 2017|
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          bjkkl5
          Is a complimentary breakfast included? If so, what type of food does it serve?
          23 April 2016|
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          Response from sydney_lodges | Property representative |
          Dear bjkkl5, Thank you for the question. We do not serve any food at any of our properties, just accommodation. Hope you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards, Challis Team
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          How do I arrange transportation from the airport to the hotel ?
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