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Strattons Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   249 Castlereagh St (Corner of Pitt St), Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #101 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

First of all the hostel (hotel) are on Castlereagh St. and the reception is in George St. (2 block away) so at the beginning we were lost (caring all our luggage) looking for the reception. The WiFi it's only available at the reception and the speed its no good. When we came in to the room there was a dead... More

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Sydney
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

this is NOT a hotel it is backpackers accommodation - had to walk two blocks to another place and up 2 flights of stairs to get key and then do that again to get towels. There is no lift and a walk up 3 flights of stairs to get to basic room - no TV or any other niceties. Very... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews 114 reviews
71 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I have stayed in several hotels all over the world, and have reviewed quite a few of them. This is my lowest rated one ever. I am not too fussy with hotels and hostels, but this is just absurd. When you book online they tell you there is WIFI, which I expect to pay for because you do almost everywhere... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Okay, the hostel has a good location. But that sort of sums up all the up's with it. It is dirty, with bugs in the rooms, only 2 toilets per floor, and the beds are hard and noisy. Also the hallway seems to be some kind of place for people to party. Earplugs and sleeping mask is a must-have if... More

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We had to stay here over new year with a minimum stay of 5 nights. During that time there was not internet in our 'annex' its wasn't very clean and there are only 2 showers per floor! If it hadn't been new year our time in Sydney would have been heavily marred by our accommodation,. As it was we didn't... More

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Lima, Peru
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I shared a room in the 5th floor with 4 girls, room was clean, the bed was also not bad, no towels were provided, the shared bathroom was clean also. Though the address sent in the booking confirmation was not right, the local was in George Street and the address mentioned in the confirmation was 249 Castlereagh Street, not too... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

You get what you pay for and some reviews have been harsh (and made me a little nervous). Staff were friendly, quite a few long staying people on their OE - had made friends and shared food - vibe was ok, polite etc. Shower was hot - never had a queue and everything was cleaned at 7am everyday. Didn't get... More

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Essex, England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

We booked a room here as we arrived in Sydney at 9am and were leaving at 7pm on a night bus, we wanted somewhere to have a shower/sleep/relax! So it was perfect for this! Beds were comfortable, and the shower was hot!! Only problems were checking in at a different hostel down the road, and carrying our luggage up very... More

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Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
51 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

The bar was the only place in Sydney that I felt 'real locals' and not toiurists or business workers , were the customers. felt honest adn welcoming for an australian bar. Also did meal deals which were good for Sydney.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

First night in the hostel my room mate got bitten all over her shoulders and legs. We had noticed upon arrival that the doona covers had not been changed, but the sheets and pillow case were. When we returned to the hostel the second night, I lay on my bed for ten minutes and immediately noticed that I was starting... More

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Address: 249 Castlereagh St (Corner of Pitt St), Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Strattons Hotel 2.5*
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