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Canberra
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean, comfortable and great location. Only issue was a leaky toilet which I turned off at the tap so I could sleep in quiet. Finding reception on level one was a bit of a journey! Good value for money.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Deana313, We are so delighted to read your glowing review. It is so pleasing to see that our rooms were clean, comfortable and in a perfect location for your visit to Sydney. Thanks for advising re the toilet cistern (we will have our maintenance team rectify this immediately). We'd love to welcome you back soon. Until then, safe travels,...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thankfully I was there for only 3 nights. It's small and not that clean. The location is good, but if you don't eat Chinese food well there's not much around. I would not go back there. And the showers well the water goes always on the floor. Seems very old hotel, the elevator was very slow.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Chantal B, Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to read our location was to your liking. Rest assured we take pride in our cleanliness and always encourage open communication with our team (we are available 24/7 to assist and should we have been aware of your cleanliness concerns - we would have acted straight away, it is a...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location and street appearance give an initial dodgy impression but the service, staff and room (comfortable, clean, windows, secure, accessible, all basic needs met) were excellent. Good value for money.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear 208NS, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted that we delivered on comfort, cleanliness and your basic needs were met. We agree you should never judge a book (or a hotel) by its cover! Thanks again and we can't wait to welcome you back next time you are in Sydney. Until then, safe travels. Warmest Regards,...

Almeria, Spain
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think that this is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Even worse than Eastern European hotels in the 1970s. The room we were allocated was not fit for purpose and the whole experience ruined our stay in Sydney. Our booking was for a Double Standard and we arrived at 1020 in the morning. We were told that...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear CC00000, We are disappointed to receive your review and read that from the outset your expectations delivered by your travel agent (whom we believe from feedback from many of the guests off the cruise ship advised our hotel was 4.5 stars). First of all, we do apologise that this was the case as we work hard to ensure that...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent service, getting us into a room at 6am ( totally not expected!!) Super clean, central to everything and comfortable for the size of the room. Had a lovely time and would definitely come back and/or recommend to people!

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear 9570livias, We are so pleased to receive your glowing review. It was an absolute delight having you be our guest and we can't wait to look after you once again. Let us know when you are next in Sydney! Safe travels 9570livias! Warmest Regards, Simon Farr General Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is very conveniently local to the Central Station and just a block-and-a-half from Chinatown. The staff at the front desk are very helpful! My room is small, efficient and comfortable, but might be a challenge for two people. It is quiet. It would definitely not work for a person using a wheelchair or crutches. The entry to the...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read overall your time with us was enjoyable and our team provided friendly and helpful service. Yes, some of our rooms are a little cozy,perhaps next time we can reserve one of our larger footprint rooms which may be more to your liking. We do for future guest reference have a...

Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a room here for a 50th birthday party in the CBD. Arrived by train at Central Station and had an easy walk (via some nice cafes!) to the hotel. I had been warned the entrance was a little tricky and that reception was up a flight of stairs on the first floor. Staff were friendly and welcoming. My room...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Tracey B! We are so pleased that overall your experience with Pensione Sydney was an enjoyable one and we can't wait to welcome you back next time you are in the city. Safe travels until we see you again. Warmest Regards, Simon Farr General Manager

Toowoon Bay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean room, comfortable bed, great shower, comfortable temperature for sleeping. Very convenient to transport, cafés and shops around the Sydney CBD. Very friendly and helpful staff, flexible check-in times.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear MargaretbL1089IT, We are so pleased to read your glowing review of Pensione Hotel Sydney. To read that your room was clean, comfy with a great shower and bed is music to our ears. It is also fantastic to read our team provided great flexible check in experience and willing to assist in any way possible. We hope to welcome...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this hotel reasonably clean and the bed was comfortable, and the bathroom quite presentable. It was close to eating places and convenient to the light rail from Central Station and to Darling Harbour etc. However, the room was very tiny, and the view out the windows was just rooftops. The room was stuffy and thank goodness for air...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear ChezzaGaz, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read that your room was clean and comfy bed and bathroom. Thank you for your feedback relating to the size of the rooms. We certainly do have a variety of larger rooms and we aim to be as transparent as possible on our online sites stating the rooms size...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

arrived at hotel from cruise, dismal looking hotel, lift rattles when in use. Couldn't move for suitcases on stairs and landing - no storage for luggage as other hotels. Eventually we were checked in after a few hours. Room absymal, no wardrobe, view of air condition and roof, no room to even move around room. Chipped paintwork, dirty marks on...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear MarkKate2015, We are dissapointed to receive your review and read that from the outset your expectations delivered by your travel agent (whom we believe from feedback from many of the guests off the cruise ship advised our hotel was 4.5 stars). First of all, we do apologise that this was the case as we work hard to ensure that...

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theatre, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Sydney’s entertainment and theatre district, the Pensione Hotel Sydney is centrally located and like no other. Set behind a beautiful Heritage-listed façade, the Pensione Hotel offers boutique interiors, breathtaking hospitality and incomparable value for money. Featuring all the desired hotel amenities, with warm and inviting staff that have a great knowledge of the local area, the Pensione is perfectly suited as a base to explore Sydney. ... more   less 

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Address: 631 - 635 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: £63 - £242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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“Away from reception, so maybe higher up, tho i am not sure if there is a lift.”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyB403, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wouldn't ever stay here”
 of 5 bubbles markKate2015, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't think there is one.”
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“Ask for a quiet room - avoid rooms near the kitchen where the door could be opening and closing a lot (that is a guess of course)”
 of 5 bubbles txdch3, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The room next to the guest lounge.”
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  • door and the mini-bar and the curtain covering the window looking out to the guest lounge
  • Bed and bunk bed
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