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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The musty smell hit us at reception and, as we navigated the rabbit warren of dingy corridors to our room, we realised it must have been emanating from there. We could almost forgive the stained carpet, unlockable sliding door (complete with sign stating it must remain locked) mouldy ceiling and dirty bedspreads, but the towel wrapped around the base of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Motel is older style but it depends what you need. Good budget motel, friendly staff and some rooms have good sized balconies overlooking the buzzing crown street. If you want to have $$$ left after paying for Sydney accommodation for great restaurants and shops this could be the place.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 28
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