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Vulcan Hotel

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500 Wattle Street | Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a business trip a couple of months earlier, I returned to the Vulcan with family members and booked a larger room. What I like about the hotel is its location, the attentive staff and the pleasant ambiance. The breakfasts are excellent too and decent value. Overall, the Vulcan offers value for money in a city where accommodation prices are... More 

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

We are delighted you chose to return to stay at the Vulcan Hotel with family members SpecialPato33. Thanks for your review and tips. We are very proud of the delicious breakfasts we serve freshly made to your order. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very friendly upon our arrival, and went out of their way to point us in the right direction to bus stations, train stations and certain landmarks. They weren't always 100% accurate, but I admired their enthusiasm! The bedroom was clean and tidy, functioning bathroom, good shower, mini bar and television. We had a view of another building,... More 

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

Thank you for your comprehensive review of our hotel Anja M and for highlighting the attributes of our location in Sydney. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in a room at the Vulcan for a work conference we were attending in Darling Harbour. We couldn't fault the place. The staff were really friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and had all we needed - a TV, bar fridge, desk, kettle etc. The bathroom was small, but it was adequate. We... More 

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

Thank you for your review Deevz, we are always glad to accommodate people with a room on the floors that have lifts, when specifically requested. As we are a boutique hotel there is one floor at the top which does not have lift access. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

Brentwood, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very attentive staff in all areas of the hotel. Room was clean and quiet. Easy walking access to many tourist locations. The neighborhood was clean and you felt safe walking in any direction. The breakfast options were nice with a good variety. We felt like we were very well taken care of and really enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend this... More 

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

Thank you for your review Phyllis S. We appreciate your comments and we are delighted our boutique hotel met your expectations. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

As someone who lives in hotels a lot, this was a pleasant surprise. Happy staff, nice clean well set out room in a quiet location made this very pleasant indeed. TV that isnt restricted by that movie channel crap thing a lot of hotels run so everything is in analogue (big tick in my book). The only things i found... More 

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

Thanks revrobbo388 for taking the time to review our boutique hotel and the many positive comments. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

Hobart, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We were allocated a loft floor bedroom on the 4th floor which can only be accessed via steep and narrow stairs. It really was disappointing and very little space to stand upright! We asked to be moved and staff were very helpful. Room 215 was much more suitable. The hotel is well maintained for an older style hotel and it... More 

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

We appreciate your review and have passed on your comments "The staff are really very helpful and friendly, full marks to them!". to our staff. Our hotel is a boutique hotel with a range of different rooms and we are glad we were able to accommodate you MML651 Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

After visiting our first intended hotel (which was god awful) we walked down to the Vulcan and were met with the most amazingly friendly staff (good one girls). We asked to inspect a room before booking, and were shown straight away the most beautiful, elegant, clean and comfortable room. The bed was like a cloud, best night sleep, and they... More 

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

Thank you Jennifer B for taking the time to review the Vulcan Hotel in Sydney. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the complimentary comments regarding our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

People I met were nice, professional. But... Poor review based on rate vs e.g. QT and the following feedback: Room 310 - Arrived in room with toilet permanently running which I had to reach in the top and stop - Minibar wide open with a towel stuffed in it - Peeling window frames - No hotel made room service (think... More 

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

Thank you for your comments rdflloyd. Your experience at our boutique hotel is important to us, as a heritage building we are always upgrading our hotel and a new ironing room is being built therefore we have scaffolding set up temporarily. There was no charge for WiFi, its free at our hotel. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

Perth, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
31 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

this is an excellent family run type hotel, staff care and it shows. Well situated close ..taxi, bus ride ..to CBD and Darling Harbour. Rooms comfortable and with all basics. Good breakfast in their Resturant. I recommend this little gem.

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

Thank you Jill M for your comments regarding our boutique hotel. We hope you visit Sydney again so we can welcome you back to the Vulcan Hotel Warm regards, Carole and Harvey - Owners More 

Sydney
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My partner and I stayed here with our family and friends after our wedding around the corner in Chippendale. It was a great hotel with nice boutique rooms. There is a courtyard and a bar where you can also have breakfast in the morning for an additional cost. They didn't offer a cheaper wedding rate even though we had quite... More 

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

We appreciate your time with reviewing the Vulcan Hotel Martin P. Every room is different and adds character to our boutique accommodation. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Harvey and Carole - Owners More 

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