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Establishment Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Bridge Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #46 of 182 hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Launceston, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only those in the 'know' with know where to find this hidden gem in Sydney's CBD. We are very grateful for tripadvisor for helping us stumble across this great space to eat, sleep, rest and play. Tucked away in a narrow laneway, you could be forgiven for walking past the entrance to the hotel if you weren't looking for it... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most probably my favourite stay in Sydney. I love the spacious, well appointed rooms, great bath rooms and most probably the best selection of restaurants on your doorstep. It is the best boutique hotel in Sydney, with easy access to all tourist and business attractions.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've found Sydney to have a lack of decent boutique hotels and I'm not keen on big hotels, so Establishment fitted the bill. Once inside we were welcomed by friendly, polite staff. Our room was on the 3rd floor facing the entrance. It was spacious and reasonably well maintained, with an understated style. There was an iPad in the room,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Currently in the process of booking accommodation @ The Establishment Hotel and couldn't go past our first touch point, our booking assistant Meg Wanna! Not only was she professional with through product knowledgebase her thoughtfulness in accommodating our two young children came naturally. A credit to her employer @ The Establishment Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Masterchef style dining, great food, good service, quality food, nice location, very central, easily accessible, great wines, nice pub at ground floor, open most hours, always full of people with great buzz around

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were VERY pleased with our stay at Establishment. You enter via cobbled stone lane way and step into a discreet and stylish lobby where staff are warm and quick to help. The rooms are remarkably spacious for a city hotel and are appointed with quality finishings, my favorites being the Bulgari bath products, organic activated nuts in the minibar... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stayed here with my husband for 1 night on a weekend. Booked for an Establishment Room package including a dinner at Est but after a warm greeting was pleasantly surprised to be upgraded to the Penthouse. (scroll to end for summary) ARRIVAL: Thankfully the cab driver knew how to get to the hotel, but the hotel website provides a great... More

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Sydney, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed here for Valentine's Day this year. The room was delightful and tastefully appointed. If you are after a view, this is not the place for you. The meal at EST fabulous and buffet breakfast the next morning in what was the bar the night before a lovely setting.

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A slightly belated review of this impressive city centre boutique hotel. When stayed here when we came to see the British Lions tour. We drove from Melbourne; do not rely on SatNav when you hit Sydney as the hotel is tucked between two main streets in Sydney and the SatNav failed to fine the entrance given all the tall buildings.... More

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Perth, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

There is a lot to like: reception staff are much friendlier and more helpful than most; the decor is still stylish if a bit worn; the location is great; and, you can get a reservation at Mr Wong (not otherwise available). (We didn't try the hotel breakfast having read poor reviews.) The less likeable stuff? The weird crumbling sub floor... More

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Address: 5 Bridge Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Establishment Hotel 4.5*
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A luxurious boutique hotel, with a uniquely intimate feel.31 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including two stylish Penthouse suites, access to a private gym and Establishment’s numerous bars and restaurants. Establishment hotel offers world class accommodation for discerning travellers. Located in the middle of Sydney’s CBD, it’s a very short walk to Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and botanical gardens.Voted Best Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Australia by the National Australia Hotel Association in 2006. ... more   less 
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