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BLUE Sydney

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 Cowper Wharf Rd, The Wharf at Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly W Hotel)
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Ranked #34 of 182 hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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 yesterday NEW

Checked in on a Monday 25/8/14 for a Work / Personal break and was welcomed by friendly staff that took our luggage from our car and advised reception of our arrival which made checking in painless and a personal touch while they took our car keys and parked the car within their secure parking. While checking in we advised we... More

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Dubbo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful unique hotel and a pleasant change from your run of the mill hotel. Our room had 2 double beds and overlooked the water and the iconic Harry's Cafe de Wheels. The only negative is that you have to pay for internet. Really? In this day and age having to pay for internet is a bit ridiculous... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my husband had stayed at this hotel during our honeymoon and we are very pleased to have chosen this place. The staff was very welcoming, friendly and professional. Though we had reached before our expected arrival time, they still managed to arrange and service the room at a very short notice. Plus on knowing that we are honeymooners,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is fantastic quality, rooms are comfortable and luxurious, I got upgraded to a corner suite which was fantastic. The hotel staff are extremely professional and service orientated which is nice to see. Awesome restaurants like China Doll and Crinitis are downstairs. Would definitely return however it's being sold to a new owner and I believe the prices are increasing... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent onenight in this hotel, a Saturday night. Having said that, noise was not a problem. What could be a bit disappointing is the view. Several rooms face the street or are very near to it so don't have much 'marina' or 'pier' view. And the hotel appears to only occupy the street end of the old wharf in... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights. From the description when we booked I was expecting a terrific view -- but the view was of the wooden walkway and the end of the pier, just a glimpse of the harbour bridge. The room was excellent, spacious and well appointed with a great bed and good shower. The common areas of the... More

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Taj Blue initially because our son returned to Garden Island last Saturday. Whilst we expecting a good hotel, we found it to be better than we thought. We had a loft suite which meant the bedroom was upstairs and the living area downstairs. This configuration gave at least the impression we were in a room larger... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel with my girlfriends for a hens weekend. The layout of our loft apartments was fantastic. The downstairs sitting area and powder room were great and the view was beautiful. It was great having the iPads that were provided to search where to have brunch etc. We used the indoor pool and the water temperature was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just finished a weekend at this hotel, very pleased to have chosen this place. The staff were very welcoming, professional and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms we more then expected clean with all lovely touches. We had not included breakfast however decided to try the buffet, which was beautiful. This will now become our Sydney hotel of choice.... More

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful iconic building makes you feel special from the moment you pull up. The rooms are beautiful and spacious with outstanding views from the windows. The pool, although a bit difficult to find is worth the effort, the gym well equipped and always plenty of clean towels and toiletries to hand. There's a wonderful atmosphere in the cleverly designed... More

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Address: 6 Cowper Wharf Rd, The Wharf at Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly W Hotel)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — BLUE Sydney 5*
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Hotel Style
#22 Romantic Hotel in Sydney #28 Business Hotel in Sydney #31 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A boutique property with the reliability, consistency and attentive service of a major business hotel. Each of BLUE’s 100 Guest Rooms, including 33 stunning Loft Rooms, retain the authenticity and charm of the historic wharf building while providing the latest in modern luxury and accommodations. Each room features unique characteristics of the original heritage-listed wharf, modern decor and a view of either the eclectic Woolloomooloo Bay Village or the sensational Sydney Harbour foreshores. Recent Awards- 2012 BLUE Sydney features at No. 9 in the Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in Australia in the TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards- 2012 BLUE Sydney features at No. 11 in the Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in South Pacific in the TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards- 2012 Conde Nast UK, GOLD LIST includes BLUE Sydney - 2011 Australian Hotels Association award for Excellence – WaterBar, BLUE Sydney- 2010 Conde Nast Readers Choice Award selects BLUE as the ‘Top Hotel in Oceania’- 2010 World Travel Awards London – BLUE Sydney awarded ‘Australia’s Leading Boutique Hotel.’ ... more   less 
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