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BLUE Sydney

5.0 of 5 6 Cowper Wharf Rd, The Wharf at Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly W Hotel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The BLUE hotel in Sydney was a very pleasant surprise. Having seen probably more than my fair share of hotels on business trips, I expected the usual brand of discreetly lit sleekness and anonymity but BLUE really fires on all cylinders. First of all the location is spectacular. On the water at Woolloomooloo with only a very scenic walk through... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight at the Blue Sydney and were pleasantly surprised with the high level of fabulousness that followed, from the valet parking attendant, reception personnel and the lady who brought us the chocolate fondue, strawberries and champagne, all were very friendly and made our stay special. Our room 543 was on the 5th floor on the Navy side and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had reserved 5 rooms for The Wedding Party and had particulary requested that 2 of these rooms to be interconnecting so that the Bride, Bridesmaid and Mother could get ready together. On arrival at the Hotel we were told that they had double booked and the interconnecting rooms were not available. We complained bitterly as that was one of... More

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New York City, New York
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126 reviews 126 reviews
109 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While nothing about my stay at BLUE (by Taj) was terrible, nothing was great and the entire experience felt unconsidered. The service wasn't attentive, the breakfast wasn't great, it wasn't clear if the central space was a night club, mall, or still a warehouse. Even the construction of the room seemed sloppy with plenty of wear and tear on the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Personally I think that Blue is misadvertised by the owners. When you arrive it looks just like an old boat house in dire need of renovation. Metalwork covers the building in its entirey, ensuring that even if you pay for a harbour view (which I did) it was not worth it as I was looking out onto a metal curtain.... More

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Canberra, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After coming off a very child friendly cruise, stepping into this hotel was wonderfully refreshing. Check in was very simple and the porters very attentive. We were able to check into our room as soon as we came off the ship as well which was excellent. We stayed in a loft room which was lovely. Plenty of amenities and real... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay here regularly and have always found everything to be great. Build around the old workings of the wharf gives the hotel special character. Several great restaurants located alongside the hotel at waters edge on Cowper Wharf. Breakfast is always excellent and check in and check out are seamlessly efficient.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel room was well appointed and the view amazing,bed very comfortable. But the shower is over the bath which was very high,at 5ft 2 inches it made getting in and out of the tub a very dicey operation and would not recommend for the short or not so spritely. Breakfast was nice and the staff very helpful. Great position... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blue Sydney is situated in a converted wharf building on Cowper Wharf. The luxury apartments on this wharf have been home to celebs - not surprising as it has an amazing view of the city and Sydney Harbour (but a different view from the standard Circular Quay one). The conversion has been thoughtful and some of the industrial architecture is... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in this Hotel during winter (August)….am not sure I would do it again as VERY cold open spaces! Breakfast area was a wind tunnel, gas heaters could not keep the cold away. Rooms were okay but needing an upgrade, service great and very helpful staff. Location was the best if you like being on the edge of the city.... 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*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Blue Sydney Hotel Sydney
Sydney Blue Hotel
w Hotel Sydney

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