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The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel

Cnr Kent and Argyle Sts. | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #7 of 63 Sydney B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
AndrewVince Cambridge, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Admiral Ale was superb - a beer of this strength and flavour without viscosity is a major achievement. The batter on the fish (cobbler) and chips was the best ever. The squid was so fresh it squeaked! And Despina had two different beers - a first. I wish this pub was my local.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very spacious top floor room with the Harbour and Harbour Bridge views from windows that open.for fresh air. Quality bed. Quiet. Lovely breakfast and room though music choice could have been a little more subdued for breakfast time. Hotel with great atmosphere. Great service overall.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonder restoration. The atmosphere in this old English style hotel is nostalgic and inviting. On a cold wet winters day in Sydney there is nothing better than sitting by the fire and sipping on on of the finest beers I have ever tasted. This craft brewery is very proud of their own product and so they should be.... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an atypical hotel in a terrific area of Sydney. Walking distance to Circular Quay, the Wharf theater complex, etc., but on a calm corner, despite the pub below being busy and jovial. The room was large with great windows, the bed was comfy, the bathroom updated and sleek. Breakfast was decent, the muesli was quite tasty, the fruit... More

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Chandler, AZ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 5 nights at the Lord Nelson and loved it! The room was great, it came with breakfast and was in such a fantastic location in the Rocks...Had a few great meals and beer and wine in the pub (which was always busy)...The staff was very nice...Would definitely stay again and recommend to everyone

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

What a great pub. Had just walked around the rocks and was heading for the observatory when we passed The Lord Nelson. A great old pub, real fire and beer served in pints. We tried Quayle Ale and Victory Bitter very much which washed down steak pie, mash and musth peas.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed for three nights at the Lord Nelson - This is how we saw it: THE GOOD ***** Location, location, location in the Rocks Historic Pub, beautifully up-kept Room 201, large, bright, windows onto the street, comfortable bed, ensuite No noise in bedroom from downstairs bar - even on State of Origin night! Friendly, courteous reception and bar staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is one of the oldest pubs in Sydney just a short walk up from the Rocks. With its own brewery onsite, it provides a wide range of beers and refreshments. We were there for drinks only and had the Trafalgar Pale Ale which was an excellent drop indeed. It is full of character and is quite rustic in its... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Met up with an old mate here on friday- which seemed like the place to go after work. 10-15min walk from Circular Quay train Station.Tried the Quayle Ale which was refreshing then a few pints of the cider- not too sweet, easy to drink! Bar menu looked good from what i saw. Fire was going, prob didn't need to given... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

So I really wanted to stay here when we went to Sydney a few years ago but they were already booked so this time around, I booked as soon as I knew when we would be in Sydney. And I think it was a great idea as it's very central to all (you can walk to most places), the rooms... More

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Address: Cnr Kent and Argyle Sts. | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Sydneys Oldest Continually Licensed Hotel and Microbrewery. Brewers of fine natural ales, purveyors of delicious pub and restaurant fare and boutique accommodation. Established 1841. ... more   less 
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