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Y Hotel City South

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   179 Cleveland St, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia (Formerly Noah Lodge)
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Ranked #143 of 182 hotels in Sydney
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just to be clear, this is YWCA accommodation. The hotel is good for the budget traveller who isn't interested in luxury and just wants a private space to sleep. The hotel is located a fair distance from the main tourist drag of sydney, if you're not a keen walker then you're definitely looking at travelling by bus to the pciture... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

checked into my room on level 1, wondered what the musty smell was. Saw the window open and closed that thinking the fumes from the road were the cause. But no, upon having a shower found I couldn't close the shower door, and the water ran out into the bathroom floor and then into the bedroom. The toilet didn't stop... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Absolutely shocking! Arrive at reception (4adults and 2 children) to be told that we would have to pay for secure parking even though we weren't informed of this at time of booking. Continued to our rooms to find cockroaches running across the pillow and floor of both bathrooms. Thankfully we were shown different rooms which didn't appear to have these... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had a small but very nice room with fridge TV and a nice bathroom, everything was clean and tidy. We slept on the roadside but when we closed the window we didn't hear a thing. The breakfast was not to bad, especially for the price we paid...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Having read the reviews before I stopped at the Y Hotel, I wasn't expecting much. However, I was pleasantly surprised. It is 'budget' accommodation but the staff are friendly, it's clean and the breakfast is an added bonus (tea, coffee, juice, cereal & toast). I didn't hear train noise from my room, but I imagine that the rooms overlooking the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Stayed on a weekend very busy but no problems lift could be a bit slow must say the room was one of the smallest i have stayed in including hong kong but very well appointed and clean ,beds were soft and good air-con the windows are double glazed so not to noisy as you are very close to the railway... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I ve stayed in Y hotel Hyde park and here ( this hotel is certainly lower standard at the same price). Not so close to train station as advertised ( min 10 min walking) Pros: -Blend between hotel and hostel, -Breakfast included -Coffee and tea provided in the room ( in twin and double ) Cons: -Facilities very limited, -Not... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stayed for one night only - a Friday in October 2013, as it was a last-minute booking and I didn't want to spend over $280 elsewhere. I paid about $150 for a standard room. The room was basic but clean. The room I had looked across to other rooms, but there were blinds which you could put down for privacy.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Hotel is next to a very busy railway and a very busy highway. Promisses to send someone to look after the electricy were not followed up. Room is very small. Hotel is just a bit too far from the center.

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

You get what you pay for, the location is very near the station and main road so if you are a light sleeper then it's not for you. The glazing is good but you can hear the rumbling of the trains at all hours. It is a little bit out of the city centre but the bus that runs to... More

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Address: 179 Cleveland St, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia (Formerly Noah Lodge)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Y Hotel City South 3*
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Y Hotel City South is located on the corner of Cleveland and Regent Streets a short stroll from Prince Alfred Park. Central Station is just 15 to 20 minutes' walk away and is close to Sydney university and other education organisations. Private Bus Company called "AirBus, costs approximately $15 per person can be used to transport you to and from Hotel and Airport. Please Note: Hotel can only organise transportation From Hotel to Airport. Light breakfast is included in room rate. Breakfast is served between 6:30am to 9:30am DUE TO EXTREMELY LIMITED PARKING SPACES, PARKING MUST TO BE PRE BOOKED PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. ALL CAR SPOTS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. COST APPLIES. (Note: WIFI available in all areas - fees apply) Darling Harbour is 2.5 klm or approximately 30 minutes walking distance Sydney University is approximately 800 metres or 30 minutes' walk Central Railway station is approximately 900 metres or 15 - 20 minutes' walk Redfern Stations is approximately 500 metres or 10 minutes' walk China Town is approximately 1 klm or 20 minutes' walk Sydney Airport is approximately 7.6 klms or 12 minutes' drive Please Note: Y Hotel City South building is located close to the railway lines. All rooms have double glazed windows. ... more   less 
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