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“Traditional style and really excellent service”

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Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney
Ranked #14 of 178 Hotels in Sydney
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Traditional style and really excellent service”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I had a very rushed check in. Literally entered the Foyer, threw the bag and grabbed a Tie. The Front staff were brilliant and I never gave it a second thought that i was abandoning my suitcases to them.
I didn't return until later in the day. The room (804) was very spacious. Great older style,lots of timber and elegance in the design.
The Bathroom lights can be set on sensor, and i saw this in a lot of the hotel bathrooms as well. So it does have a green conscious,
Only a 5 min walk from Circular Quay and the Rocks or Opera House. Directly across the road from the Botanical Gardens and Conservatory of music.
It is no way a modern or Boutique Hotel. It has a feel of a traditional American Style, like the classic Hotels of New York. I had a drink in the Bar and the staff there were very attentive and polite. Great stuff and great service.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
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TimothyBuckton, General Manager at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, 21 June 2016
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your feedback. We value your feedback and it will be passed onto the team. We hope to see you back at Sir Stamford Circular Quay.

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Timothy Buckton
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We were in Sydney for one night and stayed at Sir Stamford Circlular Quay. We caught the train from the airport ($32.00 for two people one way, taxi is about $45.00) and walked the easy and short walk to the hotel. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the room was lovely.

This was a reasonably priced stay (for Sydney CBD) close to everything, Opera House, parks and harbour, breakfast was yummy and good value (prepaid at check in). We would stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
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TimothyBuckton, General Manager at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, 4 April 2016
Dear Guest,

Thank you for yourfeedback regarding your recent stay at Sir Stamford Circular Quay.

We have taken all feedback on board. This helps us improve our service.

We do look forward to having you back at Sir Stamford.

Kind Regards

Tim Buckton
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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We stayed at Sir Stamford for 2 nights in July 2014 and everything was perfect. Personal friendly service from all of the staff and excellent food in the dining room.
The hotel is perfectly located for concerts in either the Opera House or the recital hall in Angel place as well as good eating around circular quay.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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TimothyBuckton, General Manager at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, 4 April 2016
Dear Guest,

Thank you for yourfeedback regarding your recent stay at Sir Stamford Circular Quay.

We have taken all feedback on board. This helps us improve our service.

We do look forward to having you back at Sir Stamford.

Kind Regards

Tim Buckton
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

A really lovely, comfortable hotel with high quality facilities and service. We spent our wedding anniversary in a suite and loved the space and the personal service we received. The high tea is very decadent. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed May 2014
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TimothyBuckton, General Manager at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, 4 April 2016
Dear Guest,

Thank you for yourfeedback regarding your recent stay at Sir Stamford Circular Quay.

We have taken all feedback on board. This helps us improve our service.

We do look forward to having you back at Sir Stamford.

Kind Regards

Tim Buckton
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General Santos, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

This hotel was perfect when I had a recent bonding trip with my Mom. It's just about 10 minutes walk to the Sydney Opera House, the circular quay harbor, cafés and restaurants. The big plus factor is the friendly concierge who gave us maps and instructions to places we want to visit. And more the big charming bedroom and big bathroom was a nice welcome after a long day of exploring beautiful Sydney.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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TimothyBuckton, General Manager at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, 4 April 2016
Dear Guest,

Thank you for yourfeedback regarding your recent stay at Sir Stamford Circular Quay.

We have taken all feedback on board. This helps us improve our service.

We do look forward to having you back at Sir Stamford.

Kind Regards

Tim Buckton
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The staff was really friendly and the hotel was top notch and luxury! The location is perfect -- 2 blocks from Circular Quay! The room was beautiful and quiet --- even though we were close (and could see) the highway, there was no highway noise at all! In the evening there was a fire in the lobby fireplace. Next time I go to Sydney, I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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TimothyBuckton, General Manager at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, 4 April 2016
Dear Guest,

Thank you for yourfeedback regarding your recent stay at Sir Stamford Circular Quay.

We have taken all feedback on board. This helps us improve our service.

We do look forward to having you back at Sir Stamford.

Kind Regards

Tim Buckton
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Gorgeous lobby with extravagant furnishings and lovely open fire, welcoming bar/restaurant area, very professional and friendly staff (not those snooty types), beautiful room and beds with massive marble bathroom. Just one thing though - why does brekky have to be so expensive? (Eg $13 for a small serve of muesli, when one can enjoy two course dinner with wine for $49) Just saying

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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TimothyBuckton, General Manager at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, 4 April 2016
Dear Guest,

Thank you for yourfeedback regarding your recent stay at Sir Stamford Circular Quay.

We have taken all feedback on board. This helps us improve our service.

We do look forward to having you back at Sir Stamford.

Kind Regards

Tim Buckton
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Property: Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney
Address: 93 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Sydney
#2 Family Hotel in Sydney
#7 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
#14 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#24 Business Hotel in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney 5*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay offers 105 generously sized, well appointed hotel guest rooms, including 15 hotel suites, the majority of deluxe rooms and suites feature French doors opening onto Juliet Balconies, which overlook the Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay, Sydney Conservatorium of Music or the Royal Botanic Gardens. Significant fine art collection featuring 18th Century Louis XV and Georgian antique furniture, Staffordshire ceramics, French marble urns, Persian rugs and hundreds of hand cut chandeliers. The hotel itself partly resides in a stunning 1897 historic Health Department Building. Open fireplaces in winter and the pleasure of a roof top swimming pool in the summer. A fully equipped gym complete with a sauna. Famous for High Teas, Sir Stamford at Circular Quay has excellent one bedroom suites and one of Sydney's largest Presidential suites complete with a Steinway baby grand piano. ... more   less 
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