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Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by JSmisek great location, rundown hotel
Hotel is in a great location, convenient to the major landmarks of Sydney and easy walking to numerous restaurants and the Circular Quay rail station.
I realize this hotel is in a historic building. The ambiance of the corridors and the rooms reflect this - everything looks and feels old.
The rooftop deck, however, is a great place to view the skyline of downtown Sydney, the Opera House, and Harbor Bridge.
The high rates must reflect the location and demand. The rooms look and feel like a cheap airport hotel.
May 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Megal75 Great location
Great location in Old Sydney, adjacent to Opera House and Harbor Bridge Climb. Lots of pubs and food nearby. Ferry warf and
May 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Annemarie Goodwin Best hotel in Sydney.
Best hotel in Sydney. Location: 10/10: in The Rocks with Sydney Harbour (Opera House, Harbour Bridge) a short walk away. Staff: 10/10: cleaners left my hotel room sparkling clean each day. Hotel itself: 10/10: historic building which has all the mod cons yet still retains a sense of history. Loved the (saltwater/heated) rooftop swimming pool, with its views of Sydney Harbour. Very cosy by the fireplace in the hotel lobby. The only place I stay when visiting Sydney (unless hotel is booked out).
May 19, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Shapeoball Absolutely Perfect!
My wife and I stayed for 2 nights and were very impressed with the quality of customer service on arrival and throughout our stay....even the maintenance guy in the lift was very polite and cheerful! The hotel itself is spotless and a nice open, fresh feeling. Room was great, view was stunning and our complimentary upgrade to a king room was very much appreciated. We left our bags with the hotel after checkout as our flight was delayed and we decided to walk around Sydney. Bags were tagged and taken by staff into a secure area. Swimming pool on 8th floor has stunning views of opera house and harbour bridge. Hotel location is fantastic...very close to Circular Quay. We have stayed at other hotels which were more expensive and did not come even close to the service and overall positive experience of the Holiday Inn. We recommend this hotel to everyone....it's perfect! We will definitely been staying here again soon.
May 18, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Kram8 Information on how the heating / cooling works
Information on how the heating / cooling works
Biscuits and bottled water in the room
May 16, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Sarah911 Perfect Location, Pleasant Stay
Old Sydney is perfectly located in the heart of Sydney's Rocks area on George Street and is a 1 minute walk (out the front entrance# to the famous Rocks Markets. It is surrounded by excellent quality restaurants and has easy access via a 5 minute walk to trains and buses that service Sydney and beyond as well as tour buses. I booked a Queen size room for two people. I was given Room 419. The room was spacious and clean, plenty of room for storage of suitcases etc. The view from the room was of the city. Noise was not a problem. Wardrobe had plenty of space. Bathroom, although a little small, was clean. Boiling hot water in the shower with a shower head that actually produced water and not just a drip. All amenities were replenished every morning at a reasonable hour #not mid to late afternoon as I have experienced in other hotels#. WIFI was going to cost $18 / day which I thought was quite expensive, however I was encouraged to sign up for IHG Rewards #which I did not mind doing), in which case I received free WIFI throughout the duration of my stay and had no problems connecting and the speed appeared above average. Room had a mini-fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Check-in and checkout was a breeze and I was met by Ryan at the front desk who could not have been more polite, professional and welcoming. All in all, an excellent hotel that I would have no problem recommending or staying at again.
May 15, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Reina4 Great Location
We stayed here because it was close to the main attractions and because our travel agent suggested this hotel. It was not in the city which is what we wanted and was walking distance to our places of interest. It is a beautiful hotel inside the lobby and outside. I was disappointed with the first impression of our room. We had an executive king room but I questioned the staff about "executive" and was told it was their executive room It was a corner room with small windows and I felt closed in. It did not meet the same ambiance as the hotel lobby and lounge. First impression on entering lobby was OH How beautiful! Not so with our room However the room was clean and the bed was comfortable.......I would have liked a comfortable chair! The view from the roof was awesome! The service was great and the breakfast was absolutely wonderful! All in all we had a good stay and could not ask for a better location!!! Location location location!! I would stay here again.
May 12, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by NNissen Comfortable bed and great location
This Hotel is set in a well located of the Rock, just step outside and we are in the hub of gourmet food and quality shops and a short walk to Circular quay, to catch the Train or Ferry is a few walks away, amazing!
My room were very nice and quieted, very comfortable bed, pillows and bath room very clean ..
I am highly recommended this Hotel to everyone !
Above all of those i have mentioned, the price is very reasonable.
May 11, 2015