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So many people slating this place but I'm really not sure what they were expecting for the price. I was in a four bed room and it was spacious, clean (apart from standard messy backpackers) and cheap. Everyone was really nice and was normally up...More
Had lunch here yesterday and the food was good and reasonably priced but don't be tempted to visit the bathrooms.
I've seen some grotty bathrooms in my day but this place takes the cake.
My wife was quiet stunned when she visited the ladies bathroom....More
Not a bad word to say about my time spent at The Cook! The rooms and facilities were well kept. The bar downstairs was always entertaining and served some great food. The staff and everyone I met were quite happy and helpful. I made many...More
Pros - quite cheap, very good bar downstairs with decent live music, friendly enough staff.
Cons- Had to wade through filthy ankle-deep water down a long alley to enter. Kitchen had no washing liquid, towels, plates, mugs or bowls & was filthy - residents seemed...More
Good points were as follows.....relatively inexpensive, will store luggage, clean linen, close to Sydney airport....bar shut at 11 p.m.
Not so good points are ......Bar......this is definitely a party place.....topless barmaids.....loud....pounding music.....not for families for sure.....feels very "edgy"
Room.......musty smelling, no telephone, no alarm, security...More
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds
surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.