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Royal Exhibition Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   86-88 Chalmers Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Mount Riverview, New South Wales, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Henty, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed twice at this Hotel once at the start and again at the end of our holiday. We found it to be in an excellent position being close to Central Railway Station. The staff were friendly and helpful, the food good and the room comfortable and quiet after 10pm. We will stay again.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The hotel does not match the description on the website. At the first day the check-in was right in the bar because they do not have a lobby. The room was dirty with the horrible smell , there were lots of dust on the floor and other surfaces. Black mold was right on the toilet. The room was noisy because... More 

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

Dear Guzel, As you were shown in person last December when you stayed at the hotel the description on our website is accurate. All hotel rooms are professionally cleaned daily with the appropriate cleaning agents and are sound proof with double glazed windows. The tattered piece of old carpet you describe is a very expensive rug that covers a small... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a hotel with great 4 Star Accommodation within walking distance to Central Railway Station. Very Clean en-suite rooms with air conditioning and coffee making facilities. The staff are friendly and make you welcome. No noise from Hotel which is open until early hours of the morning. Great low cost restaurant, which plenty of alternatives near by in walking... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

we found this hotel excellent for an overnight stay in sydney before our flight overseas and again on the way home. the staff were friendly, the room was clean and the bed was comfortable. It was luxury but the price and location were great, the windows were double glazed so little noise came in from the outside.

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

First off, we arrived after bar hours - we hadn't been told that there was a restriciton on hours and we arrived off the standard international flight. We managed to knock up the staff, who had recently closed the premises and were going home. We were led behind the bar into a dingy corridor with peeling lino on the floor... More 

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

Hi Pat, I'm sorry to hear you had such a dreadful experience and would like to confirm you have reviewed the correct hotel. Firstly, every website that we are affiliated with clearly state the hours that reception is open, if guests are arriving outside of these advertised hours all we ask is that they contact us beforehand and we arrange... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The good: location is fabulous, as is the price considering how central it truly is. Check in was swift and easy, and the staff are incredibly friendly and accomodating. Initially we (two couples in a room that sleeps four) were pleased with our choice. The bad: the realisation that the fridge was not plugged in, the TV was not plugged... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

hi all...we travelled to Sydney in Nov'13 for one week....and booking a budget hotel was quite challenging....after surveying many websites, we finalized Royal Exhibition hotel.. and let me tell u guys...it was really a pleasant surprise...best part is location...right outside Central station...metro connectivity to airport, circular quay and almost everywhere...though it has a pub on ground floor but there was... More 

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Perth, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Gee this review will be all over the place, firstly the rooms, clean in every way but my shower head was broken and just flopped around, no soap holder, shower doors were frightening it felt like they were ready to fall off and water was just about impossible to adjust. $5.00 for Wi-Fi which rarely worked. Close to Central station... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

A friend and I stayed here for one night at the end of Jan 2014 as a stopover on our way home to England. We had booked a twin room and found that we had two lovely sized double bedrooms and a good sized shower room so plenty of space to spread about. Staff were really helpful. Good location and... More 

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Address: 86-88 Chalmers Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Exhibition Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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