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Establishment Hotel

#41 of 175 Hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
5 Bridge Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife won a night at this hotel as part of a raffle prize. The staff are at the top of the game, the room was very comfortable. While the lighting is adjustable we would have liked to be able to set it brighter some of the time. Parking and finding the entrance is not easy. The best option is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I needed a night where i could just indulge! I made a late reservation on booking.com at 4.30 in the afternoon and i rocked up an hour later. The hotel has 1 parking spot they allocate so id suggest booking this in advance. Its $50. Its no valet though. I parked down the alley way to unload my bags and... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, great location. A great shame about the extremely paper thin walls..... Both nights were kept wide awake until early morning from hearing absolutely everything in the next room. Complained to the front desk each night, this didn't help. Such a shame, would have been a great experience however this wasn't so great for us...

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is a lovely little hotel with a great location in the Sydney CBD, conveniently attached to a bunch of restaurants and bars owned by the same group. Staff are fantastic, very helpful and friendly. Everyone has a smile on their face which makes such a difference. Rooms are spacious and comfortable with a great rain shower. The gym is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was a small business function, entertaining a few clients after work. A large, generally open bar, provides lots of stand up space for chatting with guests. It is very popular and crowded when we visited. Service was not great, with inadequate staff numbers, noticeably reducing as the clientele thinned out. We consistently though they were about two staff short... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Chose the Establishment as an alternative to usual business hotels. Would be a great base for a romantic few days of indulgence, fine dining and late night fun. Only down side was rooms getting dated, particularly the technology etc. but I encountered no problems with noise etc that others have reported, but then we were there early in the week.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The Establishment hotel is right in the middle of Sydney's business district and therefore ideal for both business people and tourists who want easy access to the Opera House, Sydney harbour and the botanical gardens. The hotel is based in a large, old brick building which is accessed down a narrow side alley (take a taxi if you have luggage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Traveled to Sydney from San Francisco for business. The hotel has charm and access to fabulous restaurants. Was concerned about noise from adjoining bars: Establishment Bar, but my room (#35 on third floor) was actually quiet. Front Desk mentioned they avoided placing guests in room #38 because that was directly over the bar. Overall found the hotel quite charming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I stayed in an Establishment room (they have two styles, some decorated with light colours, some with dark colours) for 3 nights. What stood out: location, staff, ambience, and in-house restaurants/bars. The location is spectacular, you couldn't really ask for a better one. I could nip for a walk on circular quay in 5 minutes and the opera house in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Outstanding customer service in a unique boutique hotel environment. A thoroughly enjoyable stay highlighted by the attention paid to detail. The Bulgari cosmetics and individual patron tequila serves in the mini bar are a nice touch. The turn down service with fresh cookies are a unique treat. Looking forward to my next stay.

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