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Garden Lodge Sydney

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   17 Parramatta Rd | Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales 2045, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014
MAF53 Sydney, Australia
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Milton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

When we travel, we want to stay in a hotel AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE. However, where we do end up staying, we expect the bare minimum in hotel hospitality standards. The Garden Lodge is a dated hodge podge of crazy. Greeting us near the FRONT ENTERANCE in the parking lot were was a set of discarded, filthy mattresses. We were... More

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BestSydneyHotel, Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Julie S, Thank you for your review. We appreciate both your positive and constructive feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed our convenient location, hot shower/bathroom and friendly service. I am sorry to hear that some aspects of your stay were not up to your expectations. The discarded mattresses were left on the designated area by the relevant authority... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We've been here a few times now. Very quiet motel close to rail, bus and the new tram stop that provides convenient access to Sydney. Rooms are a good size and open on to an internal garden court. Lots of opportunity for meals elsewhere, helpful staff and competitive rates. On site car parking.

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BestSydneyHotel, Front Office at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear MAF53, Thank you so much for your positive review of our motel! We are so glad you have enjoyed all of your stays with us. As you have written, the Garden-Lodge is very close to Sydney’s three main forms of public transport; trains, buses and trams. The new trams are just 2 minutes walk away, and are regular, clean... More

Sanctuary Point, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This is a very tidy motel which is totally soundproofed from any traffic noise on Parramatta Road. Room was quite large, clean and comfortable with a small smokers balcony. Staff are cheerful and quickly able to sort out my channel selection problems on the TV. Not much dining within walking distance but a myriad of Asian cuisine to choose from... More

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BestSydneyHotel, General Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Yeremazing, Thank you for taking the time to provide a great positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to know that you had a pleasant experience at our motel and are glad that you were able to take advantage of our proximity to visit many local attractions and even explore the city’s highlights. The new tram service has started... More

Deweyville, UT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had no idea where this hotel was in Sydney, in relation to other places we wanted to visit, but the price was OK and service was great. A little far from downtown and the harbors, but within easy walk to bus line and train station. Room had a full-size Jacuzzi and a small patio (very small) outside. Only negative... More

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BestSydneyHotel, Front Office Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Marlene B, Thank you so much for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Garden-Lodge. A very new feature of Sydney’s public transport, the light rail, has just opened a station near us at Taverner’s Hill. Only a two-minute walk from the motel, the light rail runs direct to Star City Casino,... More

Santiago
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

It is a Motel, not a Hotel. Service was very good. Close to a railway station and a public bus station heading to the city. Close, 10min walk, to Sunny Hill suburb with nice cafes, restaurants and liquor shop.

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BestSydneyHotel, General Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Milan S, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Garden-Lodge and thank you for your positive review. We are incredibly close to the railway station, only a five minute walk to Summer Hill Station where you can catch trains into the city at all times of the day. It only takes 15 minutes to... More

Toronto, Ontario
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here. The room was well appointed and clean. Front desk staff was very helpful. The location was great. Not too far from Summer Hill Station which meant you were just 10 minutes away from Central Station.

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BestSydneyHotel, Front Office Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear luckycanadian63 Thank you for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We're very glad that you found the rooms were clean as we take pride in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the motel. All our rooms now have energy-saving features including inverted-cycle air-conditioning, energy-saving lightbulbs, key-card electricity activation to conserve power,... More

Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Thank God we arrived late and were leaving early!!! The carpet was HORRIBLY dirty through out the lobby the hallway leading to our room and in our room! Yuck! I did NOT walk barefoot! The bed after being thoroughly searched past the test. Fake greenery decorated the lobby and walkways! Which speaks volumes to laziness which makes it even more... More

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BestSydneyHotel, General Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Lisa D, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are most concerned to hear that we failed to meet your expectations and please accept our sincere apologies. Providing an enjoyable and comfortable experience for our guests is a high priority of the motel and I regret that we have been inconsistent in delivering our service. We... More

Margaret River, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

this is 3.5 and really is great value in a fantastic location, we stayed 8 nights and all we really needed was a bed so suited us fine, easy to connect free WIFI and some fox TV channels as a bonus, staff very pleasant and helpful. A short walk to Summer Hill train station and over the other side of... More

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BestSydneyHotel, General Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Nocky, Thank you for taking the time to post your views on Tripadvisor. We are always grateful for any feedback we receive from our guests, whether it be positive or constructive. Your kind comments on our great location, comfortable bed, shower and great staff services are much appreciated. We are also glad to know that you enjoyed our fast... More

Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights over the New Year's holiday. Although it is not perfect, I think it's a reasonably priced hotel for such an expensive city. The GOOD: -Very convenient location. There is a bus stop outside that will take you to most of the downtown areas in 20-30 minutes; if there's no traffic I think you might... More

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BestSydneyHotel, General Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear JordanUT, Thank you for staying at Garden Lodge Sydney recently and taking the time to post a positive review online! We are glad to know that you were pleased with our great location and the attentive service of our associates and that overall, you had a pleasant stay with us! Yes, our convenient location is merely 9km from the... More

Seattle, Washington
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112 reviews 112 reviews
22 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights. It is very handy for getting the train to the city center. It is at the beginning of the Great Western Highway. This takes you to the blue Mountains. Since we were going to both we picked this place as the best location. It is a little rundown looking on the outside but clean... More

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BestSydneyHotel, General Manager at Garden Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear CPjules, Thank you for staying at Garden Lodge Sydney recently and taking the time to post a positive review online! We are glad to know that you were pleased with our great location and the attentive service of our associates and that overall, you had a pleasant stay! Yes, our convenient location is merely 9km from the airport /... More

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Address: 17 Parramatta Rd | Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales 2045, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Garden Lodge Sydney 4.5*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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#83 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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Just 7km to City Centre and 8km to Olympic Homebush Stadium with buses, trams* and trains. FREE NOW: 1)WIFI internet - promotion now 2) Use of guest laundry room with dryer.3) Free CCTV monitored Carpark.4) Use of shared microwave oven and pizza oven.5) Plates, mugs and cutleries.6) DVD player and DVDs.7) Coffee and Tea making facility in the room.8) Private Balcony. 9) Coach and high vehicles parking available - we welcome travel agents. 10) 24Hrs Convenient Store next door. *The light rail tram stop at Marion and Taverners Hill is just a ten minute walk from the motel and offers a clean, direct and cheap method of getting to Star City, the Sydney Fish Markets, and Haymarket (all between 15 and 20 minutes' tram-ride away). ... more   less 
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