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George Street Private Hotel

700a George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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43 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

Even though this is a budget 2 star accommodation/backpackers it served our needs well.. It is very well located near to all the shops and very handy to Central Railway station. There is No LIFT and you have to use the stairs all the time.. Staff were friendly and helpful

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canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

I've stayed for many hotels in Sydney but for me this hotel is the good one considering the price, location and service. I've got a very good deal for this hotel and they give a very good service. The staff was very nice and the hotel is very clean. Hotel location is very accessible and just walking distance to sydney's... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

Room type: Twin @ $73 per night. Our room was on the 2nd floor, so it was shielded from most street level noise. No tv, but it's not necessary. Fan provided in the room, but no air conditioning. At this time of year this was not a problem, but in Summer, it might get too hot. Communal bathrooms. Bathroom availability... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2010

George is a perfect hostel, located smack downtown Sydney. The free bus stops right outside the front door, Scruffy Murphy's around the corner serves a great cooked breakfast and there is free internet or wifi in the common room. We stayed in a double room with a private bath and tv (!) for $100, Nothing schmancy, but it was clean,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2010

my room was really noisy until about 3am and then at 9am housekeeping hoover outside rooms and bang on doors to see if you need towels. I left there just wanting somewhere quiet to catch up on sleep. Bathrooms were not cleaned everyday. They say they are a hotel, but are defo not!

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TheGeorgeStreetHotel, General Manager at George Street Private Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly, I would like to thank you for your feed back regarding our business. I apologize for what must have been an awful night. We have had problems from the pub next door and their sometimes loud music. The noise affects a couple of our rooms that face in the pubs direction. I'm dealing with this but it is a... More 

Hamburg, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2010

A previous review gets it spot on: "Advertised as a boutique hotel on the Internet, the George is definitely not boutique, CERTAINLY not a hotel and the service leaves a lot to be desired." Only stay here if you are headed towards the 3rd world after here, will be roughing it, and need to prepare. It honestly felt more like... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2010

Advertised as a boutique hotel on the Internet, the George is definitely not boutique, CERTAINLY not a hotel and the service leaves a lot to be desired. We arrived, exhausted, at the shabby-looking lobby only to be told by the surly receptionist that we had no booking, when in fact we had received email confirmation of our three night's stay... More 

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oxford, england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2010

This is definitely a hostel not a hotel, though the majority of the rooms are single/twin. I stayed for a week in a 6 bed girls room, over New Years. The best thing about this place is the LOCATION. George Street runs all the way down to Central Quay and there is a free shuttle bus running along it, though... More 

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Littleton, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2009

"The George" was the last place we stayed at our our trip to Australia. It advertises as a "hotel" but it's definitely a hostel. I think the best way to describe it is as an incredibly well run business. There is FREE internet which works fast and well. The room was comfortable and had a window. The kitchen area was... More 

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2009

This is an excellent option for budget accommodation in a hostel type establishment in a top class location, very close to central station and quick bus journey to circular quay. Stayed in twin bedroom which was very small but did the trick. If all you want is a clean bed in a clean room then this is grand. Shared bathroom... More 

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