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It has the perfect location, close to everything, we can even view a part of the Sydbey Opera house from our balcony. Everything you need is just a few minutes walk away. All in all it was great.
Location was great, hotel was clean, very nice room, better than I thought, I booked a twin but got 2 queen beds, was a beautiful room was next to the staff laundry or tea room or something which was very loud on sat morning
Clean, quiet and safe (close to police station). Staff weren't very friendly. Do not refill soaps every day. Location is not good (about 15 minutes from the central station). Although it was our honeymoon we did not get even a congratulation card (and was suggested to purchase an upgrade in full price). Breakfast was very poor.
Quiet. Had a lanai. comfortable. Narrow halls and not a user friendly lift
The reservation of priceline was not in the system in the hotel. Only after the good staff at the hotel we could get our room
The proximity to all sydney has to offer. The staff were very helpful.
Very nice hotel, rooms were very nice. Friendly staff and very helpfull. I would certainly recommend this hotel. The second and third level have a pool area, this can be quite loud.
Mainly the location and the fact that there was parking eventhough it was a bit tight for medium size sedans and anythig bigger The meals were budget and reflected as much in the flavor
good service and very friendly staff no
The Ibis Budget Hotel is close to the airport and there are a lot of fast food restaurants nearby. You can park in front of the hotel for 15$ per night. If you're taking a shower the whole floor of the bathroom gets wet, very inconvenient. There were a lot of ants in our room, but we got a new room with the same problem. I recommend to stay only one night if you really have to.
Checking out! Room was small like a prison cell. Beds are metal framed. Bathroom is tiny. tv is very old and chained to the wall! There is no hair dryer, no iron (except in laundry room on ground floor), no toiletries, no kettle. Wifi is very expensive. Only rubbishy fast food outlets nearby. They charge a ridiculous $6 aud one way for shuttle bus - you can walk to the domestic terminal, it takes 5 minutes.
My room smelled, was tiny, and there was no privacy out my window which faced across the parking lot to a busy Krispy creme.
It's very convenient to the Sydney airport; otherwise nothing too special. If you just want somewhere to stay before an early flight, it fits the bill, though staying near Central Station or Redfern would be almost as convenient. They really nickel-and-dime you: charging for wifi, for breakfast ($12 is way too much for what they provide, even in Sydney) and charging for a shuttle for the airport. I hate it when hotels do that.
Close to airport The room and bathroom needed a good cleaning. Room was minuscule , bed and pillow disappointing and hallway dark dingy and dirty. Glad I couldn't sleep and went to eat at mcdonalds.
At least it is clean Too many Staff was rude and incompetent - gave me the wrong room number n key card A silly design in shower causes false fire alarm easily Bed is not fixed but on wheels Make sure you have the right rate as one for day and one for overnight
no coffee/tea facilities, no toiletries, very poor standard, very basic, not what was expected. Only good side was convenience to airport.
Cheap tariff. Very comfortable bed. Easy to drive to from Canberra. Very handy to airport. Relatively easy access to bus service to City. Flexible about check-out time (11am was fine with them).
The new block of rooms is clean. Flat screen TV. Staff cordial. The wireless internet service was expensive and not at all reliable.
Quite close to the airport Small room the fire alarm ringed at 5am
Very convenient to Airport we only stayed one night more than happy to stay again, compact room, helpful staff.
Convenience to SYD airport Walls too thin. Able to hear everyone else using their toilets all through the night.
Staff were friendly and knowledgable. Nothing.... Everything was to the standard we were expecting.
staff were friendly, helpful. room was clean and tidy. close to central station so easy to get around. the pillows were abit on the hard side.. other than that was good.
the location was great - such a short walkf from Central Station. The place was nice and tidy and cosy and the staff at the bar were very friendly. one of the towels were soiled that was fiven to us as a new one.. and the surrounding pool area wasnt very clean. Also the treadmill at the gym wasnt working and there wasnt enough ventilation in the room.
the design of the rooms we booked online for 3 people for $239 and when we went to the counter she charged us $274est and didnt have a reason why.I feel like we were trying to be ripped off
Easy to access with covered drive-in entry and valet parking. Friendly efficient staff. There was a discrepancy at checkout but this was rectified. The room booked sleeps 3 with the booking clearly stating the price is for 3. I was originally charged extra. They claimed that the on line site was misleading. While the 3rd bed was made up there was no extra towel,blanket or cutlery for the third person. Low level lighting with no makeup lighting. Would still stay there again.
central location, free internet (3 hrs/day), clean modern rooms would have preferred wifi in rooms, only ethernet broadband available
The proximity to transport was great.
Good location near central station and transport facilities, shops and bars.
Handy to railway station, markets, china town The floor was wet because people came in dripping from the rain outside, ramp was very slippery almost slid over.
Being able to get around the city without to much hussle. Having coffee and something to eat without going to far away from the hotle. The one day of rain but it did not slow us down that much.
convienience to everything restaurant & bar not open sun nights , little difficult with kids to find a place to eat & have a drink, other than chinese / macdonalds
The lovely big bed and the movies Sauna was not accessible
very convinient location front desk was under staffed during our stay. waited for 15 minutes to check-out
New room was great Price for new year stay, on going renovation
The fact it was close to the city. The staff were great and the breakfast was great too.
Staff were very friendly and accomodating of late check out Taxi took 1 hour to arrive at hotel and found a stray hair in the bed
Proximity from NSWU none
Quiet, relaxing, easy to deal with, comfortable
Lovely old heritage building and period furniture added to the charm. Rooms were very clean with the added touch of small kitchen facilities.
Ambience and location
Location close to public transport to Bondi Junction shopping and a short ride, distance and time, to the airport.
cost and location parking
It was our honeymoon and it was close to our reception and it was in a classic style.
Close proximity to shops, transport and Coogee Beach. Room size was small, no parking facilities and well over priced.
The hotel receptionist I believe was called George went out of his way to help u's with a late check out and kept our bags safe as we were not flying until late that evening. He was exceptionally friendly and helpful and is a credit to the hotel.
Reasonable location - good bus connections Extremely basic accommodation for a "boutique" hotel. Room was single size with double bed
not much tv shower view (another wall) no draws or chairs small bathroom sink but nowhere to put your toiletries.excessive outside noise.
Handy for transport very close to Central station, monorail, bus routes. Walking distance to Darling Harbour - good shopping nearby. A little noisy, especially from the cafe/bar area but this did not detract from our stay.
The location of the hotel and the staff
It's location in the city was what I liked best
The hotel is perfectly situated, close to the railway station an city bus stop. Room (deluxe) was realy nice and clean, but too small. There is also a loundry and a lounge area, where you can prepare your own food. The hotel entrance is not nice.
The staff was EXCELLENT! Every person I interacted with at the desk was professional, friendly, and helpful. I think the lounge is over another restaurant and the aromas from that restaurant were a bit strong. But that was MINOR compared to the location, staff, cleanliness and interesting architecture of the bldg.
There is one lady who is extreamly mean at the reception. I was very upset to her since she didn't want to tell me how to get to the airport by bus and train. I saw her smoking in front of locker place during her work time. It was my last day in Sydney and she made me feel real terrible.
washroom is quite clean and look nice..the hotel is in town, easy to travel around. Its very small hotel and hardly notice from the road.
The close proximity to city centre and transport systems. Easy access to restaurants. Security system employed by the hotel especially after 10pm. Being near the city centre noise was inevitable but was very intrusive at times. Shouting and screaming by young people leaving clubs in the early hours was a problem most nights. Work on a tower block across George Street was also a problem after the Easter break had finished.
very cute boutique type hotel, modern rooms, great position for market shopping the unique combination of older style building with modern style
location to airport and Mascot Railway Station Bathrooms are tiny and there are no exhaust fans in them
super comfortable for price and next to both international and domestic sydney airports with very easy nominal price shuttle service.
We stayed at the hotel because of its convenience in being located close to Sydney International airport Nothing - all AOK
The room was quiet and the hotel was close to the Domestic Airport. It was convenient having a restaurant which provided both dinner and breakfast.
Rostered Concierge gentleman very pleasant before 5.30pm, Room very comfortable, Young lady serving drinks at around 4pm Saturday evening told us quote: you'll have to wait while the keg of beer is switched over?.....(we felt not apporpriate timing or words used ). Unclean mattress protector...
Efficient check in and check out procedures. Air conditioning a bit too loud in the room but fine.
The vicinity to the airport, 24 hour service, friendly staff N/A
Staff were helpful & assisted in everyway possible.
Location next to corporate office
I was not impressed with the way tables were left uncleaned in the meal area for extended periods of time. I had to move dirty dishes to get table space to have my meal. This applied to both evening and breakfast.
Great location walking distance from train station
Close to shops, bars, food. Friendly staff as well Small rooms, but you pay what you get for so I am satisfied.
I think the was excellent. Staff were obliging and helpful. Loved the outlook in the dinning room. The carpet in the room we were given was filthy, it turned me off stating there gain. The rest of the room was ok for th money we paid.
Liked location - close to work and China Town. A convenient and good value hotel The room had a residual stale cigarette smell and was quite small. Have stayed here previously in larger rooms
Location All facilities are old, and room is quite small I even cannot put the chair in front of table. Will never stay there in future.
Excellent location, Perfect coming from airport by train to Central station. Short distance to walk to hotel from Central down to Campbell St or catch the light rail down to Hay St and walk through arcade to hotel entrance. Next door to Capital Theatre. close to George St bus stop to travel into main part of city. Have a meal in China town visit Darling Harbour.
Location is excellent. Restaurants are so close. Breakfast was good.
It was very convienant for the purpose of our stay which was to see a show
Love the location, but needs a little update, no maintenance has been done for a long time. TV old didn't work properlyStaff not that friendly Fittings old
excellent location & reasonable price & good service. Very clean & comfortable
Had a great night.
Simple , easy
The late checkout Proximity to restaurants/cafes Size of room The view out the window The cost of the buffet and a la carte menu at the restaurant
bay view (you need to pay extra for that), you can walk on the long beach terrible cleaning, very old hotel needs a major renovation, common corridors and the room is smelling.
the hotel staff as usual were excellent, the rooms are great I have stayed in this hotel before and always found it to be of the highest quaility, this time ther was was ono mini bar I found this strange and disappointing for a hotel of this stature
Very nice Yes,no pick up the dinner platte,the dirty dishers stay in the all way all night,not so good
View of the Airport and Botany Bay, nice restaurants nearby. Good breakfast buffet. Having to pay for extra for parking after paying for the room. Most hotels provide this as an inclusion. Need a display of the accomodation which demonstrates which room you are actually going to get, (similar to when booking seating at a venue, or for rooms on ship cruises) allows for more informed choice. The following two questions should not be multiple choice, it is more complicated than that. Let me just say that the hotel ranked among the more expensive for really no better facilities, it relies on location rather than service. I have stayed at better hotels, for example in Noosa Heads, where the location and rooms are far superior yet the price is far more reasonable.I would suggest that unless it is the 13th or 14th flor, $250 max
Great location for a stop over, lovely beach, excellent pool very convenient for airport.
The proximity of the hotel to the Sydney airport. The $250 price tag per night was very excessive. Will stay at cheaper hotel in future. Hotel interior needs upgrading especially the carpets. No access to the fitness area or indoor pool unless we paid extra money. This was not specified when I made the booking.
The Restaurants & Cafes in the Area are great, the people in them understand customer service & great food. The room looked run down & is need of a refurbishment, the bed was saggy, the TVs too small, the carpet was worn in sections & the overall cleanliss of the Hotel needs to be addressed post haste. For the price we paid, we were not impressed at all. The Bar staff, especially the Duty Manager on Saturday afternoon, were not friendly & appeared to be disinterested in the customers. We paid for a Bay View Suite, but all we saw without going onto the Balcony, was the Unit blocks accross the road. Very disappointed overall!
The room I was assigned had old, broken furniture; there were candy wrappers behind the armoire; a cup of candy treats left in there from the previous guests; a dead cockroach in the corner; broken toilet paper holder; beds were overused and way too soft; the entire room was run down ad disgusting.
the staff were excellent!! the gaming room/bar staff made our stay extremely pleasant and the front desk staff were very helpfull and always carrying a beautiful welcoming smile :) these members of your team are a credit to you. thank you no hash browns at brecki!!! just kidding the food, staff, rooms, view were great!! would definately come back!!
This time the weekday housekeeper was very good. Courteous, clean, consistent. Front desk - some of them were really good - one in particular checked my account and refunded me because apparently I overpaid. The weekend housekeeper was lousy - she did not even make the bed properly nor was she clean. She changed the bathroom towels but did not clean anything in the room. I thought that was terrible. May I also add that the hotel should invest on new curtains or at least have them cleaned as they're dirty. I've stayed at the hotel about 5 times already since the beginning of 2009 and I just wished they'd be a lot cleaner. Also, the glass doors leading to the balcony have not been cleaned. Front desk - while some can be very helpful, others can be just a little unconcerned that won't even check your account balance or anything when you pay. It may be an oversight but I think by going more professional, it will add value to the hotel.
close to unsw
near to the university Shower water fixtures leaking water, telephone out of order
The hotel was convenient to public transport and to the center of Sydney. It was affordable.
- Near the university,easy transportation and the hotel offers good price. - The cleaness of the hotel. 7 days in hotel, the bad for the kids only cleaned once because we requested it. The floor seems dirty as well.
Value for money, convenient to shops, airport, racecourse etc
The location and relatively low costs Insect on floor was not removed although room apparently had cleaned.Problems with handling of Master Cards (mine and other's) that were not accepted at your hotel but worked perfectly at other places.
It was a great price and had everything we needed. The interior fittings (carpet, walls etc) are due for a refurbishing, but for the price I really don't care.
Location of the hotel and large room Did not receive a room with the same bed setup as advertised on this website
I liked the value and that they had rooms for a maximum of six people, since we have four adults traveling. This hotel was not very clean. I am an avid traveler and have stayed in many different hotels and don't have what I would call high standards. But the room was tiny and smelled. The comforters had large stains on them, and beds were not sturdy. The lobby looks very nice and the downstairs restaurant seems nice (we didn't eat there) but then you get to the rooms and they are not as nice. The location is also troublesome, located on Anzac Parade which is a heavily traveled road that is hard to cross. I would recommend somewhere closer to a train station.