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The Russell Hotel

3.0 of 5 143A George St. | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed in room 19 near reception. Friends we were travelling with stayed upstairs in another room. Our Room was frightfully over priced ($345 p/night). The hot water tap leaked when showering and continued to do so the entire night. We had to be careful not to burn fingers when turning it off. The floor boards creaked really badly both... More 

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Begur, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked a room with shared bathroom to save money. The room was clean and comfortable but very small and with only a ceiling fan to keep cool. The shared bathroom was fine and the towels replaced on a regular basis. Location was ideal as the starion, quay and attractions are only just across the road and down some steps.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice old fashion hotel, in a great position next to The Rocks, and Circular Quay for buses and boats. Stayed here for New Years Eve, making it easy to get to the fireworks, and not too noisy by the time we got to bed. Shared bathrooms, just a shame the people next door didn't respect it a bit more.

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TOORADIN
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutly enjoyed my night at the Russell Hotel, would with out a doubt stay there again when in Sydney, went on the ghost tour which was great, everything is in walking distance or train station just across the road, will be back

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Tom Price, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel as it is literally across the road from the rocks and the cruise ship we'll be going on. The room is a good size with a little sitting area separate to where the bed is. The room is clean, well kept and the bed comfortable. The bathroom is a good size with a big shower. The... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent our 30th anniversary at the Russell Hotel between 5/1/15 and 8/1/15 and found it to be quite charming. Great location within the heart of The Rocks with easy access to all sites and facilities.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the Heart of the Historical Rocks area, Old style hotel accommodation with character and charm. good size rooms Some rooms have a shared bathroom but are well presented and will not detract from your comfort, excellent service from staff, close to a wide variety of eating establishments, parking arrangements at reasonable prices convenient to hotel. Continental style breakfast was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited The Russell Hotel again to catch up with my elderly mother in November 2014. It is still as charming, comfortable and familiar as ever. The (same) staff remain as helpful as ever, and continue to go out of their way to chat and do the little extras, from the Maintenance Man to the Manager himself! The first night... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
44 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Russell Hotel from 31 December 2014 to 4 January 2015. Because we only started looking for a hotel over the New Year period in Sydney in August, most of the affordable ones have already been snapped up. We were very lucky to find one at the Russell Hotel, though it was not our first choice given the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been meaning to write this for a while. Great little BnB in a great location it is a little older but that was fine however if you have left the kids at home and hope to get a bit of a sleep in ask to be placed away from the hallway cleaning room very very busy at 6.30am... More 

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Address: 143A George St. | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Russell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Russell Hotel Sydney
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#41 Romantic Hotel in Sydney

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