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The Maisonette Hotel

2.5 of 5 Guest house   |   31 Challis Avenue | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 3 nights at Maisonnette in January 2014. The location is great - no doubt. Close to many restaurants, walking distance from everything etc. The staff is absolutely not nice, not helpful (except the manager who is nice and helpful but the others make you feel like you disturb them all the time and like you are a complete... More

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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One could not ask for a better location than Potts Point and the Maisonette Hotel in Potts Point to spend holiday in Sydney, NSW, AU... I reserved the cheapest room. It was only about 7" (2m) wide and about 14" (4m) long, with a single bed, a table w/chair, a tall cabinet for clothes and such, a digital flat screen,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel was extremely disappointing- The tv bracket was hanging off the wall, there was no aircon so the room was roasting, we had to pay for WIFI,room was very small and the staircase is very narrow. Half way through our 7 night stay we asked if we could have a clean bed sheet and were told it would be... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Sydney is an expensive city for hotels,and when you are way passed your backpacking days and on a budget,this might be a problem.Look no further! The Maisonette is a well-run establishment in the lovely neighborhood of Potts Point, 5 mins away from lively Kings Cross,and a mere 20 mins walk from Circular Quay via the gorgeous Botanical Gardens. Darlinghurst and... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

We booked this last minute and arrived about a hour after booking online which was no problem, the lady on reception was very helpful and told us how to get to all the local places we might need, we had a twin room which was all that was left but it was clean and great for what we paid, was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Staff was friendly and room was clean with enough dishes and appliances (all working and in good condition) to do a bit of self-catering if you want to. As things go in these older houses, plumbing is not perfect and the shower emits very little water (girl's, washing hair didn't really work for me) and there can be smells from... More

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I am a solo traveler on a budget and found the Maisonette perfect for my requirements. The hotel is located in a great area and only a short walk to Kings X station. It is also only about a 15 min walk through the lovely Botanical Gardens to Circular Quay. I was allowed to check in early which was appreciated.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This was perfect for what I needed, basic single room, clean and shower and toilet was spotless. Far better than hostels would recommended this to anyone stayed there on two separated occasions during my stay in December 13 and both were as good as each other! Staff were really friendly and location was great!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights in mid-October 2013. The hotel is well-located, being a 10-15 minute walk down from Kings Cross station. I arrived very early and couldn't have my room yet as it wasn't ready, but the girl at reception kindly let me leave my luggage with her, which was greatly appreciated. My room was a single with... More

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O'Fallon, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I would not stay here again. I saw two cockroaches staying there in my bedroom. The staff was nice and helpful. It is a nice location, close to public transportation and a ton of restaurants nearby. But for what I paid for, I thought it would have been cleaner.

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Address: 31 Challis Avenue | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Ranked #19 of 64 B&Bs / Inns in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Maisonette Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family-run Australian guest house ideally located in the chic area of Potts Point - perched up high on the edge of Sydney Harbour. The world famous Sydney Harbour is a short stroll through the stunning Royal Botanical Gardens. We offer modern and comfortable accommodation in one of Sydney's best areas. Our friendly team will ensure your stay in Sydney is a memorable experience. ... more   less 
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