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Beijing, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in a quiet street. Given I only stayed in Sydney for one night, I didn't have much time to take a tour around the city, so it's hard to say if it's convenient to go to the scenery spots from this location. The bathroom is large compare to the bed room, but the facilities in the...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to everything and still in a quiet street. No restaurant facilities in the hotel, but theres excellent breakfast just around the corner and many other restaurants to choose from just a stone throw away.

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

Dear Bettina S, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to know that you liked the stay and the area. We will definitely be very happy to see you back! Just let us know if you need any help with the reservation. Cheers!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in a lovely quiet neighbourhood full of small restaurants and shops. Easy access to transport to all the sights. Rooms and washrms are small but well appointed. Good value for the price. I plan to stay there again when I return to Sydney.

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

Dear Susan B, thank you so much for taking the time to leave this lovely comment about your recent experience with Hotel Challis. What a pleasure for us to know that you liked the area - we absolutely adore the neighborhood. A lot of nice eateries around, so easy to fall into temptation of just eating non-stop))) We will be...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was stay 2 night on Dec, 12-15 2016, service was good but the room size is very small, I booked the room type Deluxe with double bed size, i can't open a suitcase size large. But over all it's Ok, about location u can get a cup of coffee and breakfast beside the hotel

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

Dear Nama N, Thank you for taking time to write the review. The location is definitely superb, Potts Point is hot spot for coffee lovers and foodies in Sydney! Regarding room size, it seems that you stayed in Small Double Room which is the smallest kind and it is a good option for travellers on budget (we do not have...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five minute walk to Kings Cross station, less to bus stops. Quiet location on un-busy road. Room was "compact" with tiny bar fridge and small ensuite. Lovely old building but the interior has been fairly recently refurb'ed and is very clean. Short walk to a wide variety of eateries. We were in town for the Christmas Concert at the Town...

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

Dear Helen and Rob C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review about the recent experience at Hotel Challis. The property is located n a very picturesque and convenient location - easy to explore Sydney`s beauties from here. It is fabulous to read that you liked the building and the interior - we put a lot...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents enjoyed their stay a lot. The location is great since it's quiet but still so close to everything. Most I'd like to thank the staff who helped a lot beforehand and made sure that my parents felt in good hands.

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

Dear ingrid747, Thank you so much for your kind and glorious review! What a pleasure for us! We are very happy to know that your parents felt home at Hotel Challis and were looked after. We are very lucky with the staff - they are true gems and really kind people. We are sure we will be seeing you more...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased to have found the hotel Challis, a beautiful old world building, the location was excellent for many beautiful walks. Local restaurants are fantastic and the staff excellent Thank you so much, we will visit again

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

Dear M7127OJlindas, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a beautiful comment about your recent stay with us!!! You are very welcome and thank you for choosing us! We are also happy your have found Hotel Challis, honestly))) It`s a gorgeous building in a nice spot in the city. Easy walks from here to Sydney`s main attractions. Thank...

Winnipeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5-7 minute wak from subway in quiet street. Walk to subway is ok. Not too far from Bondi and not far from downtown. Restaurants close. Room was not ready at 2 but no concerns. We were tourists to Sydney.

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

Dear Reg D, Thank you so much for sharing the experience of your stay at Hotel Challis on TripAdvisor. A lovely, nice message just to let us know that everything was fine - that`s basically all we need to know from our guests. We are happy to read that the area was good for the purpose of the trip. Sorry...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient location, 10 minutes walk to King Cross station for 2 min. walk to bus stop. Lots of restaurants in the area to choose from. Friendly staff and offer bus shuttle to the airport for $14 AUD per person.

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

Dear Phi L, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your visit especially our convenient location and welcoming staff. There is plenty of restaurants in Potts Point area indeed and our guests are spoiled for choice! As for the airport shuttle, we are happy that...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1. The wall and window are pretty thin so I could hear the noise from the nearby restaurant, the hallway and upstairs guest. 2. The room is relatively small. For example, when I open the shower door, it could either hit the shower head or the sink. 3. There's a limit of data you can use for wifi. 4. The...

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Dear grace072016, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We value your pinion. We are sorry to hear that you had some issues during your time at Hotel Challis. We have four different room types - some rooms are smaller than others, we make sure to have all the information online. The Internet...

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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: ₹ 6,140 - ₹ 12,279 (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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“Balcony room if available”
 of 5 bubbles Kieran27, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a large balcony”
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“King Rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles JoshN479, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are with balconies!”
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