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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Rented the room with bunk bed (family of 4). Has all needed by us as city travellers - close to King Cross train station, free unlimited wifi with good signal, near grocery store & food outlets in King Cross, near two main car rental shops, has self laundry (coin) & ironing, very helpful frontdesk. The room faces William St but...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In a city with high priced hotels, this place offers decent rates and is in a great neighborhood - near Kings Cross with lots of transporation and places to eat/drink, and within walking disance of a lot of city sights. Modern building, clean and nicely, if simply, decorated.

1Thank ParisWanderlust
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel for our two night stay as it's conveniently located to a main station- Kings Cross- and only about 30 mins away from the airport. It is also walking distance to the main attractions and frequent buses run very close to the hotel. The twin room was basic and very clean. It's perfect for those seeking a...

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Tandang sora
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled sydney 2016 of april (was autumn) and been there in the hotel for 7 nights. Was a very basic hotel, just fair enough of the price. For as long as its clean and has a comfortable bed to lay down and rest during the night where i have to re charge my energy for the next day and i...

1Thank Iammelesq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stay four nights but isn't perfect even the hotel is okay. Pay attention to your "noises neighbors" the walls are pretty slim and we can hear everything. The bed and mattress was good enough and the toilet shower just fine.

Thank Tony L
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights 1st room was facing the main road, very noisy 2nd room was much more quiet but the hygiene was not up to ACCOR standard , black dust flew out from air con and stained tea spoon Hotel close to kings cross station, surrounded with pubs, supermarket and cafe Do remember to get your hair dryer from...

1Thank kopibreak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was lovely and very cheap... It was super clean and very modern. had a great outdoor terrace where you could sit and relax watching the street. The manager & staff were lovely and the breakfast was really nice.

1Thank Paula M
Duty M, Front Office Manager at Ibis budget Sydney East, responded to this review

Dear Paula M Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are so glad you found our hotel a good place to stay. We are pleased that you enjoyed so much of our establishment, and we would be honoured to have you return to our hotel in the future. Kind regards Duty Manager

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Checked into this hotel after having a bad experience at a hostel in town. It was clean and comfy and close to town with parking also available. Beds were comfy and was an enjoyable stay. Reception is 24 hours and staff were always happy to help. I would recommend this hotel if your staying in the Sydney area for a...

1Thank Georgiecattani
Duty M, Front Office Manager at Ibis budget Sydney East, responded to this review

Dear Georgiecattani Thank you for giving us Positive rating and for recommending our hotel to other travellers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay.Take care! Kind Regards Duty Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

$149 including breakfast for 3, its quite a good price and i would consider it close to everything. Couple of minutes from king cross or 15-20 min walk to the opera house or city. Cab and uber to city areas is under $15.

1Thank Michael C
Duty M, Front Office Manager at Ibis budget Sydney East, responded to this review

Dear Michael C, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are so glad you found our hotel a good place to stay. We are pleased that you enjoyed so much of our establishment, and we would be honoured to have you return to our hotel in the future. Kind regards Duty Manager

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Good location, friendly staff. Was difficult to communicate with the reception area as there wasn't any phone inside the room. Had to go down every time we needed to request something. A good stay, nonetheless. :)

Thank akoclulu
Duty M, Front Office Manager at Ibis budget Sydney East, responded to this review

Dear Guest I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. We would be honoured to have you return to our hotel in the future. Kind Regards Duty Manager

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Staying in Darlinghurst

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 5 minutes from the Sydney CBD in the cosmopolitan East Sydney, Formule 1 Sydney East is the ideal inner city budget accommodation. The lively area boasts a huge range of restaurants, bars and clubs; and is within walking distance to the city, Sydney shopping, museums, art galleries, Hyde Park and the colourful Oxford Street.From the close by train station, Bondi Junction, Circular Quay and many more attractions are only a few stops away. Rooms feature a queen size bed with single or double bunk, twin beds or quad share rooms and all have a private en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and LCD TV's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ibis budget Sydney East

Address: 191 - 201 William St | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 Sydney East)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Darlinghurst
Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Price Range: £27 - £727 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ibis budget Sydney East 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Formule 1 Sydney East Hotel Sydney
Formule 1 Kings Cross Sydney
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#91 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“Rooms at a higher floor maybe is quiter cause ours was quite considering were on the road side”
 of 5 bubbles Iammelesq, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the rooms facing Premier Lane instead of William Street for a quiet comfy sleep”
 of 5 bubbles kenneygoh, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“William Street side can be a bit noisy but good view from higher floors. Premier Lane side should be quieter, but ...”
 of 5 bubbles johndV3118KJ, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I had a room overlooking the main road but noise was no problem and good view of the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles tmbobSlough, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a harbour view. It's well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Abi94, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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