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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 64 Sydney B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Beachmere, Australia
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43 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Melbourne
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Nelson, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Spent a few nights here, ate the food, drank the brew. Room: I got the cheapest room and it was small, big enough for the bed and not much else, but that was fine, because I wasn't spending much time in my room. It sort of felt like visiting your grandma's house. Still, it was clean and the bed was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed recently overnight in their refurbished rooms above the hotel. What a great place to discover. We had been to the hotel on many occasions for a drink and food but we only discovered a short time ago that the hotel offered accommodation. On first look, given the age of the building we didnt expect much but the website... More

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Charlotte
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

When we visited Sydney 2 years ago we ate here several times and the food and beer were great. On our return to Sydney we went back for "pie" night. What can I say. The pie looked like it had been bought from the "pie man store", the German type beer was so sweet it was undrinkable. Wish we never... More

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Warragul, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The last time I was in the Lord Nelson was in 1982 along with a lot of other lads "down from the bush" in the Hunter Valley construction projects. Lets just say that back then it wasn't the family friendly venue it is today, but all I could see a couple of Sundays ago was a place I am sorry... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Beer in Australia is expensive for provincial Brits, but you don't mind paying so much if it is good beer. The beer brewed at the Lord Nelson hotel is excellent. My wife and I spent an evening with friends at the Lord Nelson and had a bar meal. The food was good and reasonably priced, but the 5 star rating... 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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