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Rydges Sydney Central

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   28 Albion St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Formerly The Sebel Surry Hills)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed the one night. Noticed a damp musty smell on check in but didn't think too much of it. However, when going to bed, discovered wet carpet. Rang downstairs, manager came up and then organised a new room for us. The breakfast is really good and set us up for our next day. Great location for the train etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I must say a change of hands has shown so much improvement in customer service, hygiene more variety in the mini bar and in house room service. The best added feature is what they have done on the deck, they have new wicker chairs and a service phone that actually works, you can have a coffee meal ect and enjoy... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed at Rydges on a number of occasions, in Sydney, and it's always a faultless stay. The rooms are basic, but have the required amenities for a comfortable stay. I'm always sure to ask for a Queen or King size bed. I've had colleagues stay at this hotel, and always get stuck with 2 single beds. There is a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated in a quiet like street, so close to everything, which is a plus. The bathroom utilities were all vegan and cruelty free, which was a massive plus for me. The bed was comfortable, and it was spacey enough. Although the balcony room only featured a view of the apartment block next door, so don't bother paying... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights for a work. We had a standard room and found that it was quiet spacious for the two of us. The basic room has a nice bathroom, bar fridge (with very tempting goodies), a couch, television and reasonably comfortable bedding. The location is great if you are planning on spending your time... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got a great deal by arriving after 8.30pm. This was my first time to stay after the changeover from Citigate Sebel, and the standards are similar to how they were in its previous guise. The main thing that was different was there was no robe in my standard room: this was a disappointment. The previous comments about the shower... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Formerly the Sebel, Rydges is an ideal location for those business travellers not needing to work in the CBD but still wanting to be within an easy walking distance of this precinct. It's also a 2-3 minute walk from Central train station, so a very convenient option for getting around Sydney. Being on my feet 3 consecutive days at tradeshows,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was big and well furnished. Hotel is close to Central Station for trains, close to Chinatown for food and close to markets for shopping. Has swimming pool, spa and sauna. Just as well we didn't spend much time in the room as the view out of the window was of the back of an office block. Staff were... More

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Blair W, Director of Sales at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Hi Dale, Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you and your family back to the hotel again soon. Kind Regards, Jenny More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Rydges Sydney Central for a few days with my 17 year old daughter. As I was attending a workshop in one of the hotel's conference rooms for 2 days, it was important to me that we were in a safe, busy, central location where my daughter could safely walk by herself to the shops and cafés. The... More

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Blair W, Director of Sales at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your very detailed review! We are happy to hear you became a Priority Guest Rewards member during your stay. We are very fortunate with our location to be close to some of Sydney’s great attractions. Hope you enjoyed the Lion King!! We do get some great feedback about the Koi Fish Aquarium in the lobby, the kids... More

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Address: 28 Albion St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Formerly The Sebel Surry Hills)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Sydney Central 4*
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Also Known As:
The Sebel Surry Hills Hotel Sydney
Sebel Surry Hills Sydney
Citigate Hotel Sydney
Sebel Surry Hills Hotel Sydney

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4.5 star hotel in Surry Hills. 271 guestrooms, with a 15m heated indoor pool, spa, sauna & gymnasium. Along with 2 restaurants and bars & cafe. ideal space for meetings, events & conferences ... more   less 
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