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Kirketon Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels

229 Darlinghurst Rd | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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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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Wollongong
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose the Hotel so I would be close to Sydney Day Surgery where I was attending for an op. This Hotel is clean, sensibly priced, comfortable and very well located so we will return for a more relaxing visit next time.

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

Dear pioneerfitness, What a nice review, thank you. We are happy that your room was clean and comfortable and that our location was close to where you needed to be. Next time we do hope that you are able enjoy your stay for leisure! Kind regards, The Kirketon Team More 

Pender Island, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff are friendly and respond immediately when you call with a problem. The room was nothing special but the bathroom with it's rain shower head was super nice and very clean. If you are more than 5ft 9in watch you don't bang your head on the TV that hangs out into the room. Luggage stands would have... More 

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

Dear Kathy M, Happy to read that you enjoyed the rain shower head and the service of our team! We have luggage stands on request, so in future let us know and we will happily deliver one to your room. To be able to watch TV comfortably from your bed, the TV’s are attached to the ceilings of our rooms,... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay here b4 our cruise cosy little hotel was ok for a night comfy bed but room is on the small side stayed again en route to fnq last year was still pleasant enough even tho I left my expensive head phones in the room on check out and rang from airport 20 minutes later only to be told nope... More 

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

Dear Dale Q, Our apologies for the missing head phones. Our housekeeping staff is diligent with any guest belongings and we are sorry that we were not able to find them after your departure. To make sure this does not happen again in future, we will retrain our entire team. We are glad to read that this did not turn... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel is the location - set in the middle of some of the nicest restaurant, bars and cafes...everything you need is a short walk away. We booked Kirketon after reading reviews about the quirky boutique decor of the hotel. In all fairness, the lobby and common areas are just that - snazzily done, fresh and... More 

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

Dear Payal84, Thank you for your review! It’s great to read that you enjoyed the location of our hotel, with so many restaurants, bars and cafes just on the doorstep. We are sorry to read that the design of our rooms was not what you expected and are always open to hearing more feedback so we can take this into... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in to this wonderful hotel on the 18-3-2015 till 21-3-2015. Summarize it all Location : Great location. In the heart of Sydney. Walking distance to King Cross Station. Check in : Perfect. Credit to the hotel staff ( forgotten her name, she was on the 12 pm shift.) She helped us with the tour arrangement and told us a... More 

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

Dear attelethdons, Thank you for your review of the hotel. We are happy to read that your arrival was welcoming and we will pass on your compliments to Marije, we are sure she will be happy to read that you found her tips useful! Our apologies for your experience with housekeeping, this is definitely not the norm you can expect... More 

Melbourne
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last stayed at this property in 2005. My impression this visit was no different. I liked it. There seems to have been a soft refurb recently. The room was in good condition. It is important to note that I was travelling solo and booked a standard room. They are petite, there is little room between the end of the... More 

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

Dear Melbourneguy, Thank you for your review, glad to hear that you enjoyed your 2nd visit to our hotel just as much. If there would be a time when you do experience noise, we can allocate a room on the 2nd floor and put a sleep well pack in your room before your arrival, do let us know when making... More 

Shellharbour, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel looks very swish but both times I have stayed there I have found the rooms very small. If you had a bag any larger than an over night bag then there is absolutely nowhere to put it. People often travel with luggage. If you only have a small bag then you can make do even though there are... More 

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

Dear Naomi M, Your feedback is much appreciated, thank you for taking the time to write a review! We do offer rooms with more space for luggage and a seating area, our executive and superior rooms, so those may be more suitable for your next visit. Glad to read that you made the most of our location and enjoyed the... More 

Canberra
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for three nights whilst in Sydney for a business trip. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel and would definitely consider staying here again. The hotel is located on Darlinghurst Road and is around a 5 minute walk from the heart of Kings Cross. It is quite hidden away on... More 

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

Dear CanberraLocal, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review, we really do appreciate it. We are happy to read that you would consider staying again in future; you may want to try one of our bigger rooms (executive or superior) if you are after some more space. It seems like we did not bring your... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The little gem located in Darlinghurst was a nice hide-away. Easily walkable to Oxford street and transit made the Kirketon an easy stay. Great rain showerhead and the room was kept clean for my four day stay. Mobility challenged travellers may be an issue with the stairs. Breakfast at Tiffany's on the televisions was a nice touch. I'm very pleased... More 

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

Dear CDN_Adventurer_2, What a wonderful review of our hotel, thank you very much! We are happy that you got to enjoy our location and service and that you were pleased with your stay. As the hotel is in a heritage building, indeed there is no elevator and your room tip for mobility challenged guests is certainly helpful! Looking forward to... More 

Greater Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A good hotel for a overnight or two. Rooms clean and comfortable. Our room a superor was a bit tired but quiet and fine for ovenight stay. Great cocktail bar and plenty of fantastic restauants and cafes nearby.

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

Dear Rob B, Thank you for your review of our hotel. It is great to read that the room was clean and you enjoyed Eau de Vie, the cocktail bar. We do apologize that the room felt tired and will get our maintenance team to update this as soon as possible. Until next time, The Kirketon Hotel Team More 

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