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City Crown Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   289 Crown St., Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Ranked #121 of 182 hotels in Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Yes the place is a little run down, However the location is fantastic! Staff are very nice and helpful and the Cafe had great coffee. It's not very often you get balconies in hotels these days, It was a great space to sit and watch the world go by. The weather was great which helped. The hotel was good value... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

A really nice, unpretentious room in Surry Hills. Room 9 Cafe downstairs served great simple food and perfect coffee. The room was perfect for the two of us, with a nice bed. Although slightly smallish, the generous courtyard/balcony with views of Crown street more than made up for it. With bars, cafes and great shopping all within a 5 minute... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Even though I read the mixed reviews on here we decided to stay and "give them the benefit of the doubt". Unfortunately we found it all a bit run down...the tiles in the bathroom were cracked. Towels were pretty thin. The drain clogs with the shower curtain and floods the bathroom if you aren't careful. Also was annoying not being... More

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Durban, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Awful, awful, awful. Rooms so small you couldn't move passed each other. Walk in "wardrobe" a pole sticking out the wall with a few coat hangers on. The TV didn't work and the sliding door didn't close properly. Entrance to the room was a concrete square with a rubber mat with holes in covering the concrete. The bathroom was so... More

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South Hedland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights as it was the cheapest place I could find around Christmas time. I definitely recommend the City Crown Motel! We are two young adults on a budget and it fulfilled ALL of our needs. Beds were comfy, there was a charming balcony with an ashtray (most places won't let you smoke),... More

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

It was just an awful stay!!! We would have changed after having seen (and smelled!) the room but there was nothing available in Sydney so we were unfortunately forced to stay there... By entering the room an absolutely disgusting smell took our breath away!!! There was a stain of mold (at least 30cm big!) on the ceiling which was really... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Great location but a bit aged, it is a MOTEL! Deluxe rooms have terrace thats all the difference and you can watch the cigarette ash fall like snow from the balconies above. Handy to everything good range of restaurants, transport both bus an train. Tips, secure parking but limited 20 pn for this area its a bargain and top floor... More

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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We stayed here for two nights as it was in close proximity to the entertainment centre for the P!nk concert and the hotel had a shuttle service for the airport as we were going overseas. We booked the shuttle (around $30 for 2 adults) we booked it for 6:45 am and got confirmation of this. On the day we were... More

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Bideford, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We had some minor concerns that we, as elderly UK tourists, might be out of the normal range of this Motel's clientèle, but we need not have worried. The staff were very straightforward and exceptionally helpful. The room was (of course) not large but completely adequate and the outside balcony/deck was a charming addition. Car parking was tight but available... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Looking at a couple of the bad reviews I'm wondering if those reviewers actually stayed in the same City Crown Motel as us. We have stayed in this motel on numerous occasions when my partner has been receiving treatment at St Vincent's Private Hospital in Darlinghurst. The family and their staff who run this establishment are extremely pleasant and helpful;... More

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Address: 289 Crown St., Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — City Crown Motel 3*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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