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Establishment Hotel

#37 of 184 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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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Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous service from the front desk and rooms are well put together. Unfortunately though the rooms are not equipped for business customers - too dark, no lamp on desk or chair and the window has no filter so all can see in from neighbouring offices. Also can't darken room at night for sleep as curtain is see-through. Taxis also seem... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a real feel for Sydney, only three days there so we didn't have long. We hopped into a taxi on arrival, memories of Tokyo as our white gloved driver weaved his way through the city, I happened to mention how refreshing it was to find a driver who knew his way around, unlike Melbourne, he said that wasn't... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest problem we had was getting to the hotel ! The taxi driver had no idea where it was, and it's a little hard to find with the doorway tucked down an alley. But perfect location: walking distance to great shopping, the Rocks, the Quay Harbour, close to the train station and to opera Minutes from Circular Quai with... More 

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Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 1 night stay at this glorious boutique hotel, was his present for my partners 50th birthday. We were given tickets to watch a show at the Opera House and I decided that although we live on the northern beaches in Sydney, staying in the city for the night would be a decadent treat. And oh boy it was!!! The... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great hotel and great location. Yes it's a little noisey at times, but it is part of one of the most popular downtown restaurant and bar spots. Great staff. Great food and drink choices. If you want a wild night out just pop downstairs to the establishment restaurant or if you fancy great Cantonese food head to Mr Wongs, one... More 

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Kellyville, New South Wales, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Hotel great Room great Bathroom awesome Parking non existent had to use Wilson Parking in Bond Street as advised by staff Wow $84 to park on Sunday evening and leave Monday morning Certainly didn't miss us Vacuuming of the hallway at 7.30am was hard to take right outside the room after a very late night May I suggest 10am for... More 

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