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Perth, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great little hotel in a great location. Walking distance to The Botanical Gardens, CBD, Boy Charleton pool and the harbour. There a re a number of good restaurants and cafes right on the street. It was worth the extra money to book a front room with french doors onto the balcony. Bathroom was quite new and very clean. Shower...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this hotel and this was the second year I have stayed whilst up in Sydney for the Gift Fair at Moore Park.Great modern rooms,very small but very well decorated.Location is great for access to Moore Park,bus at the end of the street,train station at Kings Cross a 10 min walk.Fabulous restaurants in Challis Ave and also lots more...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location. Easy access to the city and the Potts Point/Kings Cross precinct. Rooms are small and additional linen would be good but overall the rooms were comfortable and private. Pleasant staff. Very enjoyable stay

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a room with a balcony, not sure if it was worth the extra money we paid. Picked this hotel because it had self-service laundry facilities but there was a cleaners on the corner that did laundry for 10 dollars a bag could have dropped it there.

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Hampshire, UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes the rooms are small! BUT how much time are you spending in the room? Your in SYDNEY!!!! The hotel is in a wonderful neighbourhood, fully of exceptional restaurants. Peter checked us in and was extremely helpful he gave us a map & explained some of the highlights of Sydney, and how best to get there. So the rooms are...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant, welcoming desk staff. Had I not been in haste to meet someone I should have asked to see other rooms since mine was cramped, especially the hanging space for clothes, and the bathroom lacked shelves. The lighting was however exceptionally good for a hotel. The cleaning of the room after the first night was perfunctory and inadequate. The building...

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like it. Location is the best. Rooms are still the size of a Tokyo hotel room AND cheaper, also clean & OK. Internet is excellent. Staff good. I hung here for years when the Challis Lodge was a quasi-flop house. Same layout, SMALL rooms, but cleaner with better customer service. I will be back. Aloha!

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear A3117PDthomask, Oh, nice a great returning guest. I bet you like what we did wit the hotel in the past ten years) Now it is a completely new place, modern and stylish. We are touched to know that our customers stay so loyal! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Hotel Challis. We...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent stay with Hotel Challis. Location was excellent, cleanliness was excellent and service was great! Rooms slightly small, but very comfortable and had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear davidjE6808NR, Thank you for taking the time to review us and to give us the highest marks. We are happy to read your compliments - what a great stay. Maybe we should stay here next time as well))) It is a cosy boutique property, we do not offer breakfast, however, what we have to offer is nice, clean, stylish...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is great, the area is full of interest and easy by train to the CBD. It's not ideal if you have lots of luggage and are travelling by car. It is very much used by international tourists who appreciate comfort, cleanliness, location and a reasonable price.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear John-Tusler, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this nice comment about your recent stay with us at Hotel Challis. How lovely it is to know that you liked us, the location, cleanliness etc. True about parking, although, we have an option for that too! Wilson Car park at Kings Cross for $25.00 a night. We...

Brüssel, Belgien
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean room, friendly staff, close to Potts Point and Kings Cross, lovely style of the building. Loved the neighborhood with its bars and restaurants close-by. Good wifi connection.All was perfect, I'd come back again

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Dear Christian W, Thank you for "scoring" us so high and for taking the time to review your stay on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate it. We are a newly renovated property and it adds the charm of the building. Thank you for complementing the stuff. We are hoping to see you here again. Contact the hotel directly for the best...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Challis offers a boutique hotel experience in Potts Point. Accommodation is set over two beautifully restored and completely renovated terrace homes. Hotel rooms feature premium bedding, free WiFi access, air-conditioning, large flat screen TV, a work desk and chic en suite bathroom with amenities. Walking distance to Kings Cross train station and only 10 minutes to Circular Quay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Challis

Address: 21-23 Challis Ave | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: ₹ 6,238 - ₹ 15,227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Challis 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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“The balcony room I had was on the 3rd floor and faced the tree lined street - 302”
 of 5 bubbles R2005TNsandras, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balcony room if available”
 of 5 bubbles Kieran27, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a large balcony”
 of 5 bubbles BeckieY, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King Rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles JoshN479, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are with balconies!”
 of 5 bubbles sophietravelmatters, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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