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Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   229 Darlinghurst Rd | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Ranked #66 of 182 hotels in Sydney
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always refer to trip advisor before deciding on the hotel and after reading good reviews i decided to stay in this hotel. However it was a miss on this one, i was a bit disappointed. The following is my opinion so others can make informed choice Pro's 1) Great location - easy to walk anywhre and King Cross station... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First off, the hotel room was probably the smallest I've seen in all my travels in Australia. But don't let that dismay you. The hotel is great. There is free wi-fi, the look of the hotel is beautiful and "boutique"-style, and they have an amazing bar. The bathroom was pleasant and the shower was spacious. But really, it comes down... More

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Rob R, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Kirketon Hotel! We love to find out that we were the perfect hotel for your visit to Sydney, our Standard rooms may be small but what they lack in size, they make up for in functionality. Along with our amazing location, surrounds and service we believe we have the... More

Nara, Japan
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the rooms is really on the small side, standard room's bed are too tiny. windows open out to nothing. location is ok but not perfect. decor is up to each individual's taste, but i'm not a big fan of the heavy bygone era Audrey Hepburn style use of black and dark colours, but that's just me. it's just a bit... More

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Rich8rd, Thank you for reviewing the Kirketon Hotel, we truly appreciate our guest’s feedback. As you have said, our décor is certainly up to each individuals taste and interpretation, we feel the darker hues give a feeling of relaxation and cosiness to our boutique hotel. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed our service, it is something that... More

Blue Mountains, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in Darlinghurst for Pinup Doll Australia Sydney heats - I was held up in traffic and running hideously late. Luke was amazing, so welcoming and helpful, I could not have asked for more! The room was lovely and clean and the bed was amazingly comfortable - I was exhausted and it was appreciated. I will definitely be visiting... More

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear MissJCreations, Thank you for taking a moment to review the Kirketon Hotel. We enjoy hearing that our team members can help out, especially when you’re in a rush and that you could be relieved of the exhaustion by a good night’s rest! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kirketon Hotel in the near future and a... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kirketon is located in Darlinghurst road, which is surrounded with great restaurants and bars, also not far from Crown St, which has more great restaurants and bars. The reason we like this location is that you are not around all the touristy restaurants etc.. We came over for work and to see Madam Butterfly on the water which was... More

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear nargeo, Thank you for your review! It is so important to us to get such valued feedback from our guests to allow us to constantly improve and review the standards we offer to ensure all of our guests have an enjoyable stay. I am extremely happy to see that you enjoyed most aspects of your recent stay with us.... More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the last 12months I have stayed at the Kirketon many times when visiting Sydney. This is by far my favourite hotel. I love the funky decor & quirky touches such as Audrey Hepburn movies playing in the hallways & vintage lamps allowing for mellow lighting. The standard rooms are small but well appointed with great wardrobe space allowing for... More

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear lisamaryv, Wow! What a review! With quite a number of stays under your belt, you are more than qualified to review the Kirketon and we are so pleased to see each time you stay with us, as we cannot put a price on loyalty. We love seeing familiar faces and the Kirketon looks forward to welcoming you back soon!... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the in-laws in town so took the opportunity to lock in a night in the Cross. With the Kirketon just round the corner it allowed us to dip in, but more importantly head back to what is a very nice hotel for a bit of class.

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Paul A, Thanks so much for the review! I hope you enjoyed the weekend with your family and can't wait to welcome you all back next time they are in Sydney. Warm regards, The Kirketon Family More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

booked room on lastminute . com.au was suppose to be an upgrade deal to a large room. room I got was tiny - literally a meter either size of double bed and a meter at end of bed. kinda felt like a prison cell!!!! almost claustrophobic should have said something re the upgrade but couldn't be bothered - pretty disappointed... More

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear natsurf, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent stay with us at the Kirketon Hotel. While we would love for all of our guests to be in a superior room every time they stay, unfortunately the upgrade is subject to availability upon arrival. Please... More

Hobart
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed on business for two nights. Good sized room and had everything I needed for business and relaxation. Great location for my needs and a useable parking solution. Breakfast offer also good value. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Would gladly come back.

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Peter M, Thank you for your short but sweet review of the Kirketon Hotel. Quirky is a great way describe the hotel as we dare to be different and we are glad you found the hotel functional. We have all the services and facilities you need for a short and long stay right at the doorstep as you mentioned.... More

West Hollywood, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little hotel , sexy rooms , great locations , I 've stayed there twice now . The free wifi is awesome , you hardly find that anymore in any hotel and the bar is really charming . Don't expect the most fabulous hotel ever , but for it is , it is really cool and works... More

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KirketonManager, Hotel Manager at Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear UlrikN, Thank you for your review of the Kirketon Hotel. We love hearing that you enjoy our styling within the hotel and rooms and that coupled with our location ensures the hotel works perfectly for you! Unfortunately Sydney is inundated with pigeons, as with many major cities. With this said we do regularly clean the exterior of our building... More

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Also Known As:
Kirketon Hotel Sydney - By 8 Sydney
Kirketon Hotel Sydney - By 8
Kirketon Hotel Sydney
Address: 229 Darlinghurst Rd | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
#59 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#63 Family Hotel in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Renowned for friendly and effortless service, the Kirketon Hotel welcomes its guests to experience the genuine warmth and charm of the professional team whose prime objective is to look after the guests. The intimate 40 room iconic boutique hotel is located in the heart of Sydney's restaurant, bar and nightclub district, moments from Oxford Street and Kings Cross Station and nestled in a quiet corner of the Darlinghurst, Potts Point and Kings Cross Triangle. Moments walk to Woolloomooloo, the Sydney Financial District, and Botanic Gardens, home to the award winning ‘Eau de Vie’ the Kirketon is ideally located for all accommodation needs. ... more   less 
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