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Harbourside Apartments

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2a Henry Lawson Ave | McMahons Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 , Australia
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Ranked #41 of 182 hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
JaneneA Melbourne, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had arrived in North Sydney by car & lucky for us a quick google search for accommodation on the area found the Harbourside Apartments. We had only stayed one night but the location & views are amazing. Free car parking & the ferry service at your door makes this place a real GEM. The staff were really helpful. I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ive looked at the pictures of other reviewers rooms and wondered at one point if I was actually reviewing the same property. Our room was on the 15th floor and was, put simply - tired in some parts and completely 60's outdated in others. The kitchen, which was far too big and closed off for the size of the apartment... More

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The apartments are fine. Great location adjacent to the ferry terminal. Nice area of Sydney. Friendly staff and the parking was excellent. The apartment we stayed was south facing and wasnt airconditioned (unsure if this is the case for all) and in mid-winter it was freezing. They provide an electric heater but it couldn't keep up. We had to get... More

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Adelaide, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed four nights. We were upgraded to a room with a harbour view and it really was a stunning view! We watched fireworks over the Opera house and bridge from bed, bliss! The apartment was nice, clean, and had a well equipped kitchen. We borrowed a cot for our stay for an additional charge of $15 per night.

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Have stayed here several times and have always gone for the harbour view one bedroom apartment. Always a fantastic experience. You just take in the whole harbour and you are looking straight at the bridge watching the water traffic and occasional super boat arrive. Rooms are good and it is full kitchen so we always shop first at Crows Nest... More

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Kalbarri, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

had a nice 3 night stay with family, comfortable and incredible location really . The reception staff were cold but helpful when pressed. Lovely place to be based while in Sydney , would return . Apartments are old but well maintained and fully equipped with essentials . Good housekeeping every day

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Adelaide South Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Absolutely awesome apartments - sensational absolute waterfront with incredible views of the Sydney waterfront from Luna Point around to Darling Harbour. Rooms were clean, comfortable and did I mention the views.......wow! Everyday a tray of Danish await you at reception - as they put it "To put a smile on your face and brighten your day!" a very lovely niche... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Absolute waterfront with uninterrupted views of the bridge and harbour. These are apartments so there is plenty of room and a kitchen to make life easier. We walked 50m to McMahons Point ferry wharf to catch the ferry to Circular Quay. Dinner was the dial a restaurant service recommended on the fridge - quick, easy and tasty. Dinner arrived within... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We stayed in this apartment building end of March 2014. We stayed on floor 8 in an apartment overlooking the Harbour bridge. What a way to wake up each morning drinking coffee looking out at the Bridge, Opera House and Central Quay. Fantastic and much quieter (and cheaper) than a central Sydney hotel. Rooms are well appointed with an open... More

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Perth, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights and were most impressed with one small exception - there was no toaster in our room and I was informed that this was not an oversight, but a management decision. The view from our apartment on the 16th floor was fantastic. Parking is a problem. The establishment has a 3 storey... More

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harbourside82, Manager at Harbourside Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Conner2011 Thank you for providing feedback on your recent stay at Harbourside. I have inspected all apartments on the 16th floor and all have a toaster within the apartment. We do place some appliances in the cupboards in various apartments to keep the kitchen area minimal and tidy. I can assure you that it is not a management decision... More

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Address: 2a Henry Lawson Ave | McMahons Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 , Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbourside Apartments 4*
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The panoramic harbour views from Harbourside Apartments set this property apart while offering the exclusivity of a waterfront address right on the edge of Sydney Harbour. Sydney CBD and Darling Harbour are accessed peacefully and quickly without fuss by ferry from McMahons Point wharf at the end of the driveway. Harbourside offers studio, one and two bedroom Apartments furnished in a modern contemporary style. Harbourside Apartments are serviced daily with free car parking for guests. ... more   less 
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