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L'Otel

114 Darlinghurst Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Ranked #163 of 175 Hotels in Sydney
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Fethiye, Turkey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We arrived on Thursday morning for a two night stay. As we were too early to check in our bags were stored in the cupboard on top of mops, buckets and other grubby cleaning equipment. We arrived back late afternoon to be shown our room at the top of a flight of dingy, dirty stairs with clean towels piled along... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Where to start on this absolutely atrocious flea pit of a hotel! I had booked a trip for me and my Mum who was visiting from the UK a very special trip for both us celebrating my Mum's travels down under. We arrived after catching the red eye from Perth to be met by a locked door which was not... More 

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Fredrikstad
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stayed in this hotel last year, then it was fairly simple but now one year later it's become a filthy hardly one star hotel. The room is dirty, and broken. Even the lamp in the bathroom isn't changeable coz the electricity in the sagging roof doesn't work.. We complaint upon arrival that the toilet was still coloured in the bowl,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

When we arrived our room was not ready and we were looking to freshen up prior to starting our day. The staff offered their own room to change in. So hence we entered this tiny facility to encounter someone passed out on the bed only a few steps away from the door to the bathroom. We carefully navigated our way... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This hotel cost us £699 for 5 nights - not impressed. We were terrified after booking it as I found loads of awful reviews and I was thinking about abandoning the booking but we would have lost all of our money. We went and to be fair, it wasn't as bad as people had described so I will give an... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Kings Cross area in which hotel is located has undeserved bad rep. Yes, there are a few strip clubs & other sleazy enterprises but also very nice residential areas just off the main drag. And it feels generally safe. Hotel is basic but ok. Our particular room was quite claustrophobic (no window) & wouldn't want to stay in it more... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This was a basic Hotel right next to Kings Cross but the manager/owner John was extremely helpful. The bed needs changing but the bedding was clean. Shops and eateries are on the doorstep. Tea and coffee is supplied albeit 2 tea bags and 2 coffee pouches but no milk. Small fridge for your own use and very quiet aircon. Good... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It is OK staff is friendly, rooms are ok not fancy but ok. Bed is good. Shower etc is OK. Note I travel 70 % of the year for work Location is great, transportation to the city is nearby, walking distance.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

This was the first hotel i stayed in after a long o/s holiday coming back home and searching for an apartment. L'otel used to have a rep with locals of being a bit stylish but that was two decades ago and the carpets have not been replaced since. That said, the prices have been revised down accordingly and i got... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Carpet very dirty, a non smoking hotel, but constant smell of smoke which was very unpleasant. On the plus side friendly helpful staff and close to city and public transport. Low cost but still disappointed

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