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Vulcan Hotel

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500 Wattle Street | Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have lived in the Pyrmont/Ultimo for many years now. I have heard of the Vulcan before and walked past it a hundred times. But recently - whilst between apartments - I needed a little B&B to stay in. Which based on the rates was what I expected. How wrong was I! This is a beautiful little boutique hotel! Fantastic,... More 

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Cookie0671 for your glowing review of our property. It is particularly wonderful to hear from a true local about the location and customer service standard of our hotel. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Regards Christine - Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is convenient to CBD, Chinatown and easy access to downtown Sydney. Rooms are small but comfortable. Good WiFi access. Adjoining coffee shop convenient for breakfast etc. Staff in hotel and coffee shop were first rate. friendly and courteous.

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Brian H We greatly respect a Grade 3 contributor reviewing our property. Thank you for pointing out the great location and quiet rooms. Kind regards Christine - Manager More 

Canowindra, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a little hotel on the outskirts of Sydney close to darling harbour china town everything you need lovely breakfast to get you going then just a short stroll into the heart of the city. we had an interior room which was very quiet very reasonable priced for the service you receive.

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christopher N So glad to hear you and the lads had a great weekend at the Vulcan Hotel. We are in a great location for friends to meet,stay and explore the heady highlights of Sydney. Thank you for staying. Regards Christine - Manager More 

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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great experience at the Vulcan Hotel; sad that I was only here for one night. The location was great and attention was pad to every detail. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable, the room was spotless and offered mints on the pillow, a card with information about the weather for the following day, cookies, coffee, free, fast wifi... More 

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kitcaryall, Thank you for your review and highlighting our location, cleanliness and helpful staff. Our breakfast is sensational , filling and home made and worth the small amount we charge for it. We hope to see you again one day. Regards Christine - Manager More 

Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am writing this review from one of their rooms. My wife and i arrived here yesterday and i received an immediate great surprise from Vulcan! Apparently Julia (i think so) had upgraded me to a bigger room with balcony as a goodwill gesture reason being that i had indicated in our booking that we were here for our honeymoon.... More 

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Vulcan H, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

xela7349 Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are thrilled that you chose to stay with us for your honeymoon. Please come and stay again for your anniversary. Regards Carole - Owner More 

Hawks Nest, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very clean , cute and good value . Good location . there was shampoo but no conditoner , when i asked the guy at reception he looked at me like i was wierd and exclaimed the motel do not provide conditioner , which i thought was odd . No hot water for a shower only warm .

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Vulcan H, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

suzisme Thank you for your review we appreciate your comments. I have personally looked into your comments. The shampoo and conditioner are combined in the one container. It is a 2 in 1 set. The temperature of the water in the shower - it surprises me that you found there was a lack of hot water. The hot water system... More 

Alameda, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I stayed here for a few days while visiting Sydney. This hotel is an easy commute to and from the airport. It's about a 15 min metro ride and a 10 min walk from the metro to the hotel. The staff werre friendly and the rooms were clean and quiet Most hotels in Sydney have a restaurant located inside, and... More 

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Vulcan H, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Tiffany C Thank you for your review illustrating how close to everything we are in the centre of Sydney. We pride our selves on our friendly staff, thank you for noting.I take your point about not being open later at night for food and bar services.We are such a short walk or an even shorter taxi ride the greatest... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Everything was impeccably clean and tidy. The sheets were wonderful and the cleanliness added to my comfort. I slept very well. Breakfast was delicious. For me, cleanliness is the most important consideration in booking a hotel and the Vulcan scores a 10 on that point. Staff are all very courteous and competent, and I'll certainly think of staying at the... More 

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello solosenior255060 Thank you for your review I shall pass on to my team how you enjoyed the stay at the hotel. The staff work very hard to keep our hotel clean and fresh. We welcome back again for another stay. Regards Christine - Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I stayed at the Vulcan Hotel in Ultimo for one night this week on business. I chose it because it was within easy walking distance to the majority of my meetings up in Sydney and because it was reasonably priced for the area ($148 + tax per night for a Standard Queen). THE PRO’S - The location is pretty convenient.... More 

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Vulcan H, General Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello RantingJules, Thanks for your very detailed review. We pride ourselves on our lovely staff and real Aussie style breakfast. With regards to the smells you are referring to that could be freshly laid carpet. We have just invested in high quality carpet being laid throughout the entire hotel. This is most likely the odour you are referring too. The... More 

gold coast
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I stayed here 7 yrs ago. Same feel Same serene subdued feel. Staff are nonchalantly helpfully friendly They know ..they have the exact measure of your comfortable conversational distances Nice little cafe next to the reception is perfect for a rely morning new paper and the gossip around happenings around. Somehow this little place reminds me of a 1930s art... More 

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Vulcan H, General Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

parthach Thank you for your beautifully delicious review of our hotel. We pride ourselves on being affordable stylish and providing friendly customer service. We trust you will stay again. Regards Christine - General Manager More 

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