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Altamont Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels

207 Darlinghurst Rd | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2063, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 63 Sydney B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This is a really nice hotel pet friendly and different decor, a big of a Tuscan feel. The manager Alan is very accommodating I would certainly recommend this boutique hotel and stay here again very well situated close to restaurants And bars.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Love, love, loved the Altamont - favourite place to stay in Sydney. But it's shut! Going to be knocked down so that a block of ugly apartments can go up in place of this historic, funky and truly original boutique hotel. Where is all that great Balinese leather furniture going to go - that's what I'd like to know! There's... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I spend every second week in Sydney for work and have for more than a year. After trying various hotels and private apts I was becoming very disheartened with finding the right place that would make my time away from home and family more comforting and enjoyable without imposing on friends all of the time. I came across the Altamont... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I stayed here with a close friend who was visiting Australia. All I can say is that it was just perfect. Being a Sydneysider myself, I was particularly proud of the quality of this hotel, and the decor and all the little touches - the ever so friendly owner, or perhaps even just the receptionist, I wasn't too sure, because... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I had walked past the Altamont many times but never stayed. It had been on my list, just not high on my list. It does look less inviting from the outside than it actually is. Having tried (and been rather disappointed with) Morgan's (across the road-ish) and with the Medusa (my personal favourite) booked out I ended up finally giving... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Simple hotel with just enough for a short stay. My company put me up in the Hilton for a few days...then on my own budget booked a room in the Altamont for a single night. This place is smack between a backpackers hotel and a "proper" hotel. Don't expect any perks like room service or a mini-bar. The front desk... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights whilst my husband was in hospital, I chose this hotel because it was within 5 minutes walking distance to St Vincents Private Hosp. I was very pleased with my choice. The hotel was clean, the proprietor pleasant, and the room spacious, and comfortable. I would stay here again, it's in a great location, close... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I stayed at the Altamont for three nights for a work trip. I chose it because it allows pets which is brilliant for me because I hate leaving the little guy behind. For such a small hotel in a busy location the room was whisper quiet. Service was friendly and unobtrusive and the location is excellent. My room was clean... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Basically not bad for the money $105 for the night, bed only.. would not be my choice for more than one night. Attentive staff member when we booked in and we were shown to our room, the bedding was clean but the room very dated and in need of repairs and a face lift esp the bathroom, if your fussy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We had a great stay, very convenient, bed and pillows were very comfortable, we slept well even though it was the weekend in Darlinghurst and we had a room facing the street. Alan and Bear (the dog) are great. Just over on Victoria St you have a good selection of cafes, bars and restaurants. It includes toast, cereal, juice, tea... More

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alanmzzz, Manager at Altamont Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Hi Janet Cheers so much for your very positive review of the Altamont. Your kind words are very complimentary indeed; especially from such a seasoned reviewer as yourself - we are all glowing with pride... We look forward to you staying with us again when next you are in the harbour city. Bye for now............Kurt, Alan and team. More

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Address: 207 Darlinghurst Rd | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2063, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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HOTEL ALTAMONT - A GREAT VALUE HOTEL WITH LOTS OF STYLE AND PERSONALITY. An amazing location in the heart of Sydney’s most exciting and eclectic neighbourhood. Alan and his team will welcome you with their personalised hospitality. Let them guide you to the best eats, experiences and hotspots that only locals know about.Rest your head in Sydney's most unique hotel, the ALTAMONT. ... more   less 
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