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The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel

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Cnr Kent and Argyle Sts. | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second visit to this lovely brewpub hotel! A fantastic stop for a long weekend in the City - wonderful placement and lovely well kept rooms, with great food, tasty beer and a great atmosphere. Staff are always helpful and knowledgeable. A great place to stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cracking pub and brewery serving a great selection of beers and a beautiful meat pie to boot. Very good. The interior is welcoming and friendly as are the staff. They also have a great knowledge and appreciation of their wares.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great accommodation Great food and that staff could not have done any more Thank you Col,Kristian and all the bar staff.Transport,Restaurants, entertainment all within walking distance .We've now been spoilt and will be our first choice (if available )when we next visit lovely Sydney.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in 1836 and has been a hotel since 1841. The staff were friendly and the atmosphere created felt like yesteryear. Typical pub decor and being named a brewery the beer varieties great. During the week no need to book. We had the sirloin steak & meat pie with mushy peas ----delicious. Would recommend if you desire home made meals.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying on the rocks, we went for a little pub crawl, this one was on the list, I have been here along tome ago but wanted to take my partner, not all that busy as it was a wet and windy Thursday night, the customers who think its ok to stand at the bar, and not move when asked politely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights in January 2014. Located at the quieter end of the Rocks, with great views of the bridge and harbour from the nearby observatory, this is a wonderful place to stay when visiting Sydney. Nothing nicer than a glass of 'three sheets' after a day of wandering around the city. Would heartily recommend this hotel :)

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

What an experience to eat and drink at Australia’s oldest brewery! The food was very tasty and the beer was nice. Nothing too special but nothing to fault either. We tried the range and happily enjoyed everything we had. The staff were excellent and knew a lot about beer. I would highly recommend staying at the hotel because you are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This historic hotel is the oldest pub & brewery in Sydney and has the feel of an olde English pub. The bar serves its own beer and the meals are lovely. We were with a small family group so we had to use the dining room as outside tables were for couples only. It is located in Sydney " The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We were recommended to stay at The Lord Nelson by friends and were delighted by their recommendation. It is in an ideal position on The Rocks with Sydney harbour a very short walk away along with most of the major attractions. The pub on the ground floor was very busy but surprisingly the hotel rooms above were quiet. Our room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My wife and I spent three nights in Room 302 during our recent visit to Sydney. If you're looking for luxury accommodations with endless amenities, this isn't your place. If you're looking for a comfortable place to sleep that is convenient to the major tourist areas of Sydney and want to save some money for meals and activities, the Lord... More 

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