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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Establishment is a unique and beautiful hotel. I enjoyed the hidden doorway, muted lighting and calm ambience. Many other hotels look the same. The layout and decor of the rooms are tastefully designed. From the high-end toiletries and minibar options to the yummy turn down cookies and tea, I felt totally indulged. It was also lots of fun to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a friend and was dubious due to the lane way entrance and busy bars. Very helpful staff, beautifully appointed rooms with very comfy beds and high quality toiletries. Stylish, tastefully decorated the great atrium breakfast was very relaxing. I'll be back.

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve been to Sydney several times and have stayed at several hotels of varying quality in different neighborhoods. Knowing that I’d prefer a boutique hotel and also knowing that a view of the harbor was not the most important thing on my list, I thought this hotel was beautiful and in the best location for visiting Sydney. After reading dozens... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this for a business trip, hoping for something different from a regular corporate hotel. Overall, I was disappointed. I don't think this deserves the boutique hotel accolades it has. Hotel is hard to find, down an alleyway. Room and furnishings were aged. I could see the wear in the curtains, the stains here and there. Beware the Dark... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

Big nice furnished and well equipped rooms, done with great taste. Perfect location allthough a bit hidden, so no views to expect. Maybe sometimes a bit loud because of the noise from the street. Breakfast could have a bit more choice but the place was awsome and the staff so friendly. To recommend for those who value good design and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

This hotel had a great vibe, fabulous service & restaurants close by. The rooms are really different & cool compared to others I've stayed in. Great location to explore the city of Sydney and beyond. The staff were very helpful with our needs & would definately stay there again in the future.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I recently stayed at the Establishment Hotel for the night after returning to Sydney from a family holiday, this was the best way to finish of what was a wonderful time away. On arrival I received a lovely welcome back from the team on reception and was checked into my studio room, the rooms are just as I remember, Ipad,... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The location of this hotel is excellent for exploring what Sydney has to offer. On top of that you don't need to leave the complex to try a lively bar and some very good restaurants. Sadly the overall hotel experience is let down by poor service and tired looking rooms. The staff do little to make you feel welcome and... More

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Dublin Ireland
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12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We were here just before Christmas and eat in the E Sushi Restaurant on the 4th Level - The Bar is in the same large room and this afforded us division 1 People watching - It is aimed at the uber trendy smart office crew and has a local handle where they call it "The Dry Cleaners" (Because this is... More

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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We arrived on Xmas day, I was vet happy with the service and rooms. The back entrance was very dodge , I started developing fears of what lay inside. Much to my pleasure it was nice. I wondered why they had ear plugs in the bathrooms....I stopped wondering the day after Xmas when I was suffering from jet lag at... More

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Additional Information about Establishment Hotel

Also Known As:
Establishment Hotel Sydney
Address: 5 Bridge Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
#38 Business Hotel in Sydney
#43 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#66 Family Hotel in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Establishment Hotel 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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