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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed in a king room. The bed was amazing. The room was very nice but small. Even though it was small, it had everything we needed. The bathroom was also nice but small. The reception area is very nice. The building is lovely and the neighborhood is great with excellent restaurants.

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

Dear sean123984, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted to find out that you have enjoyed your time in the hotel and Sydney. It is a big luck to have the hotel in such an amazing historical building and we are proud of it. Hopefully you will decide to...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

GREAT value for money for a Sydney hotel with an excellent location. Close to delicious restaurants and amenities. Easy to get to and from. Quiet and clean rooms. Walking distance to the city. Good wifi.

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

Dear christinecU748PG, We are pleased with your kind review, thanks a million for sharing it with us and other guests! Nice and informative. We hope you will be our guest once again one day. Cheers!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Had a good stay in this hotel. I'm a repeat client and the rooms are clean and beds are comfortable, just had a minor issue about the scheduling of my booking and fees but it was resolved quickly. I would recommend to stay in this hotel.

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

Dear Arvin B, Thank you for your nice comment. We are happy that you are a returning guest, means you like us. Good to hear that whatever the issue was it got resolved fast and hopefully we will see you again soon! Cheers!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The hotel is situated in a central location to the city and the restaurant precinct in Potts Point and Woolloomooloo (walking distance). Although the room was a little small, it is comfortable enough for a short stay and has all the amenities required to be comfortable.

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

Dear Kylie G, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are more than happy to know it was a pleasant time spending and we hope you will come to stay with us again in the future.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Upon arrival I was given a free upgrade from a Queen Suite to a King Suite which was a lovely start! The hotel interior had a nice boutique feel to it. Room was generally very clean although the bathroom tiled floor could have been cleaner as there were a few stains. In terms of location, it's very close to all...

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

Dear Angel T, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this nice and detailed comment. It is nice to read through your comment and see the perspective of guests. It is true we have a school next door, but the overall location is fantastic. A roll of toilet paper ca always be asked from the reception -...

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Small, clean but not overly friendly as you would normally expect with boutique hotels. Booking through booking.com was a nightmare as the hotel and the host website don't appear to have arranged to collate all the information required for a booking leading to phone calls which raised my attention as to where or not it was a scam.

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

Dear jarrod956, thank you for taking the time to leave the comment about your recent experience with Hotel Challis. We are sorry to know that reserving a room was such a big deal - it is never an issue at all. There were probably some technical issues to the website. We send our sincere apologies. Luckily, all resolved in a...

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I really liked the location, the cleanliness, the friendly and helpful staff, the modern finishing in the room I stayed in, and the good value for money! It was a modest walk to the Botanical Gardens and Opera House and Potts Point and Kings Cross are interesting in their own right.

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

Dear Edgar S, Thank you for taking the time to leave this kind comment and thank you for staying with us. It is always a great pleasure to have nice and interesting people as guests here. Hotel Challis wishes you all the best in your new start in NZ and anytime you feel like you miss Sydney, you know that...

Bernburg, Germany
Reviewed 31 July 2016

- Our room / bath was not cleaned during our stay - wi-fi had to be charged in advanced - room was very very smal ( 3x2,5m) - short bed (only 1,8m) the location was very good ( close to metro) and the check in during the night was working fine.

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

Dear I6099ARclaudiab, Thank you for taking the time to leave the comment about your stay in our gorgeous boutique hotel. We are sorry to know that your bathroom was not cleaned, which seems very unlikely. It would only be not serviced if the guest puts the sign Do not disturb on the door. Wi-fi never has to be charged in...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We enjoyed our stay in Hotel Challis. Most of the staff are friendly and accommodating. Our room was clean and they have excellent facilities-laundry room, lift, also you can print important documents for free!

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

Dear angelacI7260HY, And we are giving you two thumbs up back as a thank you for your nice review! Thank you for staying with us and please, come back!!!

Calamba, Philippines
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Truly value for money hotel! Cleaner than most 5 star hotels that I have stayed in. Really comfortable beddings which will give you a good night's sleep after a long day of going around the city. The hotel has no food service but there are plenty of really good cafes and restaurants nearby.

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

Dear phbf, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this beautiful comment about the hotel and your stay in it. We are pleased to know that everything went great and hopefully we will see you here again one day.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • 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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  • Airport Transportation
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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: ₹ 6,471 - ₹ 14,099 (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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