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Arts Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   21 Oxford Street (near Verona Street) | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
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Ranked #73 of 182 hotels in Sydney
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Smiths Lake, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Arts Hotel recently for a family get together. What a great find! Mark on reception was courteous and professional, the room was exactly as we expected and the room rate is unbeatable for the area. We parked on site which was excellent, however, be warned - the parking is on a first in first served basis.... More

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New Westminster, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel us on distant end of Oxford street. Price was best I could find at the time but a little pricy for the accomodation provided. Inside sun/swim area can be noisy and is a smoking area so you can't have windows open. Ok budget hotel if you can get a good price. The rooms and hallways are very dated... More

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in the Arts Hotel in Sydney for a week at the end of a 9 week stay in Australia. The Hotel itself is quite ordinary, with the average facilities. What made my stay really enjoyable was the staff. They were extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel is also perfectly situated, accessible to all the important sights!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here on business recently, and my boss and I were quite surprised to find how rundown the place was for the price, - especially because it looked quite flash in the photos. The location was great, and it was clean enough, but no in room facilities and the breakfast was very basic (no cooked option). The receptionist was... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I chose to stay here due to close proximity to health services and the city. The rooms are very small and out dated however it was clean and generally well maintained. The location is very convenient to cafés and pubs for meals. There is a good working lift and stairs to some of the rooms if you... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed here for our last week of a months trip from uk to oz. What a disappointment! The rooms were outdated, filthy and we had the added bonus of a cockroach. When I informed reception of this the reply was 'cockroaches will always find a way to get in.' This is the worst hotel I've ever... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights while visiting Sydney. The hotel was OK, but it is in need of a makeover. The room was outdated and really basic. The shower had mold and was small. Location is OK, but it is still a 20 minute walk to the citycenter or central station. We wanted to ask the staff information about the... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Sydney for one night on business and chose this hotel because of its location and price. The room was smallish but still had space for queen and single beds. The beds and pillows were amazingly comfortable. The bathroom was small but adequate. The staff were helpful and friendly. We arrived late in the evening... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I came from NZ to see the final performance of Otello at the Opera House and had no hesitation in staying at the Arts yet again. As a recently retired Senior University lecturer in Marketing and Tourism I am very aware of what constitutes superior service and we have always found it so here.Yes, there does need... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little hotel mid way between Paddington and Darlinghurst. As a Ex Sydneysider this is there area I want to stay, close to the city, beaches, shopping, a huge selection of restaurants, bars and parks. Buses at the door going into town or out to Bondi Junction, great shopping, and Bondi beach. A reasonable walk to Paddo markets and the... More

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Address: 21 Oxford Street (near Verona Street) | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arts Hotel 3.5*
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Sydney Sullivans Hotel

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The Arts Hotel is a charming 3 star hotel offering personal service and a unique location in Paddington, Sydney's arts and fashion precinct. All rooms have ensuite, air conditioning, free Foxtel, safe, ironing facilities, bar fridge, hairdryer and clock radio. Garden rooms face onto the central courtyard and have complimentary wi-fi. Interconnecting rooms are available for families with children. There is free wi-fi in all public areas of the hotel, free guest bicycles and free car parking (NB space is limited and cannot be reserved).Set amongst fashion boutiques, specialty shops, cinemas, late night bookshops, art galleries, pubs, cafes and restaurants, the hotel is also within walking distance of the city. Buses run directly to City shops, Circular Quay, Central Station, Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay. Paddington is a heritage conservation area with a village atmosphere. It is a delight to explore on foot with its narrow winding streets and restored Victorian terraces houses. There are over 280 boutiques in Paddington and on Saturdays you can visit Sydney's most popular street market.The Arts Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Sydney. We invite you to experience the charm. ... more   less 
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