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Royal Exhibition Hotel

3.0 of 5
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86-88 Chalmers Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Ranked #24 of 61 Sydney B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The accommodation was good value with pleasant clean room and very convenient location We stayed in a delux room on the first floor on a Wednesday night and although there were street noises they were muffled. Managent was considerate and helpful when I confused the booking

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights in February 2015. We had no air conditioning in the room and the window didnt open so peak summer the room was roasting! the manager was nice enough and bought a fan but fans only make the room more stuffy! The receptionist had no clue and manners. Told us it was chargeable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second time at the Royal Exhibition Hotel. We stayed in room 4 on the first floor. The room is large, clean and quiet. The staff are all friendly, helpful and professional. The bistro food is good quality and variety, serving sizes are good. A good variety of cold beers on tap and fine wines. Located close to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

the reception of this hotel is inside the bar (I think its pretty cool) . What I love most about this hotel is the awesome location! it is just across the road from central station. Easy to get anywhere and everywhere. Just take the train. It's walking distance to paddy market and hay market. Despite the fact that the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in one of the family rooms with two separate sleeping areas. The bathroom is dated but they have signs posted stating that renovations are occurring in 2015. The stairs are tight to get up and down however there is a lift in any case. It is close to central station and to a number of Surry Hill restaurants.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Well at beginning we were a bit worried to sleep above a pub with gambling stuff. But check in was very nice with this cute young asian lady, very friendly and helpful. And everyone in this hotel was at the same level of customer service. Otherwise, rooms were good sized with air conditioning and a fridge, bathroom a bit dated... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Since my first review, I have stayed twice more at the Royal Exhibition so as to be close to the trains at Central Station, my latest stay being in January. I have found the staff to be polite and efficient, the rooms spacious and clean and booking in at the bar quick and trouble-free. If I had one complaint with... More 

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Broadbeach, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I think this was our fourth time stay and most likely the last. Firstly, all the accommodation level stairways and halls were being painted so the smell of paint lingered in your room,. Our room was tired, all lights on walls were not working , the hairdryer had a 'last checked' certificate stuck to it saying 2006, it was falling... More 

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NSW Central Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Positioned in Surry Hills just opposite Central Railways Station is a great little hideaway. The room was large and sunny, beautifully presented and very clean. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Only draw back was the 24 hour pub/hotel located directly opposite. I was very tired, so went off to sleep without a problem. My partner however found the... More 

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Christopher C, General Manager at Royal Exhibition Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patrice, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Chris Carroll More 

Mount Riverview, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I stayed here overnight for convenience while attending a function in the city. This hotel is across the road from Central Station so is very easy to find. I am very noise sensitive and being a Saturday night the bar was VERY noisy but I couldn't hear any of it in my room. Everything was clean, and those staying in... More 

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