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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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Shellharbour, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Canberra
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19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Vancouver, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 

Axminster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in the Kings Cross area which is a long walk from the main Quay, however there is a regular bus service. The rooms are very small and do not have any twin rooms. Otherwise it was very clean and the staff were excellent, helpful & friendly. Breakfast is not served in the hotel but in a cafe... More 

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

Dear Carol L, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! The room you booked was a standard room and indeed they are our most compact rooms. We do have larger rooms available, for your next stay I would recommend on of our executive or superior rooms, these rooms would fit an extra bed for any... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boutique in this case means small rooms which haven't been renovated, seemingly since the hotel was built. Bathroom tiny with smelly drains. Carpet old and dirty. Location good and bed comfortable but overall poor value for money.

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

Dear Neville G, Thank you writing a review about your stay at the Kirketon. We apologize for the inconvenience you have experienced. Your comments about the dirty carpet have been discussed with our housekeeping team as this is completely unacceptable. Our standard rooms are a small footprint for two guests and one of our Executive or Superior rooms would maybe... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kirketon for 2 night and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel staff where greet and offered helpful advise. The hotel is well positioned only 5 minutes away from the heart of the city. Funky and fun coffee shops and bars all located nearby. Great place to stay for business or pleasure.

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

Dear Peter M, Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Kirketon Hotel. Happy to read that you would recommend staying for both business and pleasure and you enjoyed our funky surroundings! Warm regards, The Kirketon Team More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4nights. Cannot fault this place. The staff should give training to anyone interested in working in the hospitality industry...they are superb. Friendly, knowledgeable, personable and efficient....nothing is too much trouble. Location wise this hotel is perfect. 5 mins walk to kings cross station, or a 25 minute walk into the city. I used the gym which... More 

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

Dear Cru22, Thank you very much for your feedback, it is great to read that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the great compliments about our team, they were thrilled to read your feedback as well and are happy that they made your stay enjoyable! If your travels bring you back to Sydney, do let us know, we are... More 

Currumbin, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

For quick overnight stays, out of the city consider Kirketon Darlinghurst. I stay here when I'm working around the Paddington area, super convenient. The team are friendly and the beds comfortable. And I recommend Fu Manchu alongside uf you're looking for a quick bite after a day of business.

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

Dear Ann-Maree M, It was a pleasure reading your review. Our location is indeed very central and close to Paddington so we are glad that you enjoyed that. Thank you for your feedback on the team and beds and we agree, the food at Fu Manchu is super nice! See you during your next trip! The Kirketon Team More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Our stay at the Kirketon was sound, the rooms very small and in need of some maintenance, shower head looked snapped (although still worked) but when you draw the shower curtains it is pitch black (dark red shower curtains?). On the plus side the staff were really nice (they took our luggage up for us), the rooms were clean and... More 

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

Dear Nickiejr_, Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Kirketon Hotel. Our maintenance team has fixed the shower head, our sincere apologies that this was not picked up before your arrival. Thank you also for your feedback on the shower curtains, currently these are being changed over to white in all rooms to have some more light and will... More 

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