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The Langham, Sydney

5.0 of 5 89 - 113 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly The Observatory Hotel )
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The Langham, Sydney
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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 6 days ago NEW

I love The Langham in Sydney. Great location and helpful staff. The little extras like good tea and the fact they take care of some of my preferences every time I stay make it very enjoyable. So glad the renovation is complete and cannot wait to return. Will post then.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I started staying here on weekends getaways, when the hotel was still the Observatory Hotel. We take frequent and spontaneous trips into the city for birthdays and weekend getaways. We are Sydney locals but thoroughly enjoy getting out in our own beautiful city. Not much has changed since the name/ownership change from Observatory to Langham. The Langham... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed here a while ago, but continue to talk about the outstanding stay we experienced. The attention to detail was top notch. In fact, we were there 3 nights and returned for an extra 2 at the end of our stay. We celebrated my husband's birthday and the staff went out of their way to make it extra special.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very spacious rooms, everything to a high standard. Felt like staying at a modern hotel with old world service and charm. A very central spot for Sydney Harbour Bridge or the downtown business area. Good running routes available around the harbour's edge all the way from Walsh Bay to Farm Cove and the Botanic Gardens via the Sydney Opera House.

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13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The Langham is a brand with very old traditions and some old and elegant buildings. The junior suite we had in this hotel lived up and down to this – being both spacious, clean and well appointed, yet at the same time slightly tatty with worn surfaces on furniture and areas of wallpaper needing renewing. On checking in, we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I actually stayed here when called The Observatory in 2000. So was looking forward to revisiting this year. Now called The Langham nothing has changed, in fact the wording on the panel in the wardrobe in the room still says The Observatory. My room was very comfortable with an enormous double bed, desk and comfortable chair. The staff overall were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The best indoor swimming pool I have swimmed in around the world. Centre of Sydney and I loved the shades of pink in all the decors! Friendly staff and easy to get around everywhere! Loved our Easter stay here. Not to mention the surprise chocolate gifts we found on settling in was very thoughtful too.

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18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Booked an expansive package directly with the hotel, and was made to wait 4 hours on a sofa in the lobby after a 24 hours flight. Apparently the room type I have booked was not available even though other rooms were free. The GM reply was righteous and annoying, a person like that has no right to work in the... More

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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The hotel is old, and rooms are pretty dated. The breakfast buffet is poor. The in room dinning is good quality but expensive. The Gym is well equipped. Views over to Darling Harbour are not great. TV channels were pretty poor. For the cost this was not good value. Unimpressive....

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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Beautiful classic decor, happy attentive staff, fantastic water views from balcony - which is so rare to find these days. Langham hotel is a superb place to rest your head in Sydney. After staying here over a number of years though, its all about to change due to their renovations. Perhaps for the best? Cant wait to see whats to... More

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Address: 89 - 113 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly The Observatory Hotel )
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Langham, Sydney 5*
Number of rooms: 98
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