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    The Russell Hotel

    The Russell Hotel 143A George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good46%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “shared bathroom” (75 reviews)
    “rooftop garden” (37 reviews)
    “circular quay” (223 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We really wanted to love The Russell. It’s incredibly well-situated, just off the Circular Quay. The staff was very accommodating when we arrived well in advance of check-in after a long international flight—we ended up with a room hours before we thought we would. The...More

    Thank mpsayler
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    There is an interesting quirkiness about the place. It definitely has some charm, which makes up for other shortcomings. Rooms are noisy - the minibar really is very noisy, and cleanliness could be slightly improved. Breakfast is fine, however for the price they charge per...More

    Thank FLondonUK
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    At $239 a night it's not unreasonable to expect a private bathroom. Hotel is what might be termed quirky but generally old fashioned. Difficult to locate power points in the room. Breakfast is a spartan continental style affair. On the plus side location is very...More

    Thank Richard C
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    An old hotel that has been pimped up. With an additional building joined to it at the rear. One has rooms with shared bathrooms, while the addition has rooms with bathrooms. We were in room 7 in the ‘newer’ part. Room was tight, the electric...More

    1  Thank im44
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a charming hotel situated on the Rocks, overlooking Circular Quay, so a brilliant location. However don’t bother with a sat nav! The staff were wonderful. Thanks to the very helpful guy on reception when we finally arrived, fraught after a torturous entry over...More

    1  Thank jantNorthEastUk
    Response from WDSMarketing, Marketing at The Russell HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the review jantNorthEastUk! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again when you next visit Sydney!

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    Amenities
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    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$111 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #41 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    Wendy S
    31 May 2017|
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    Response from WDSMarketing | Property representative |
    Hi Wendy, you are not permitted to smoke inside any of our rooms. Our private rooftop terrace is a designated smoking area, or you can smoke outside the building in Globe Lane or on George Street. Thanks!
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    LesleyR993
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from RussellHotelManager | Property representative |
    Hello, We have two rooms withing the property that are suitable. They have a very large bathroom with no stairs to these rooms. The room type is called Standard Room with Ensuite Bathroom.
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    Helen H
    14 March 2017|
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    Response from RussellHotelManager | Property representative |
    Hello Helen, We have a Wilson Carpark located next door to the hotel at 155 George St. They offer our guests a rate of $25.00 overnight or 24 hours, single entry. There is no need to pre-book a space.
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    "Be sure to specify room with a bath if that is what you want. Corner room gives great views."
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    "Front of hotel would give great views of Harbour bridge!"
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