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Vulcan Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   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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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here a couple of nights for work, which was located on Glebe Point Road, less than a 10 min walk away. The location was fine for that; I didn't go any further afield, so hard to judge if it's a good location if you're a visitor or tourist to Sydney. The room was fine; mine overlooked the main... More

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Munster, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vulcan hotel was the perfect choice to stay in while being in Sydney. Loved the furniture and the way the whole hotel looked like. The hotel is located next to the university. Not really in the middle of town but within a 10 min. you are in the middle of everything- just what I wanted. In addition to that, staff... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accused by the owner at 1am this morning of setting off the fire alarm. What the?!?!?! Incredibly rude man. The whole experience has left a very bad impression. Won't be recommending this place any time soon

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

Joanna, it is unfortunate that the fire brigade and owner entering your room to check on your well being during a fire alarm was intrusive in your opinion. No blame pointing at all, we simply were worried for your safety. Regards, Carole and Harvey - Owners More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say I am very happy with my room at the Vulcan, I am in 308 it's perfect, comfy bed, pillows, quiet, I have a wonderful spa which I found hard to get out of as I was so relaxed, perfect after a very early start a flight and a long day in a conference. Easy walking distance to... More

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

Hello Ingrid O Thank you for pointing our hotels' wonderful attributes in your review. We appreciate your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Carole & Harvey More

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As a regular visitor to Sydney and a regular at the Vulcan I find satying there is like staying with a good friend and not the sterile enviroment of most large hotels. It is a no fuss well located hotel with lots of charm. The staff are friendly and as a regular treat you as such.

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

Hello Frank M Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy you feel as comfortable as at home when you visit us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Carole & Harvey - Owners More

Maitland, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We've stayed several times at the Vulcan as it ticks all the boxes for a young family or for a couple. With kids we had a great space that was very comfortable for us all. As a couple we were upgraded and the room was quiet and well set out. This is a great location and the breakfast downstairs is... More

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

Hello TomJacB, lovely to have stay with us so often and appreciate your kind review about our hotel. We strive to be a stylish value for money hotel with friendly staff and so near to Sydney city centre More

Los Angeles
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

They hotel is great value for money. The location is close to Darling Harbour and the public transport systems of Sydney. Also: sydney fish market, Glebe, Dog track. Modern interior - clean, tidy and well appointed. I based myself for 7 days in this hotel and saw all of Sydney. From Darling Harbour, to the farmers markets, Opera house, Manly,... More

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VulcanH, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Annenberg Lovely to have a guest from USA review in such positive way. Thank you for noting our location and easy access to see all the great sights of Sydney Australia. Please come and stay again. Regards Carole & Harvey - Owners More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I liked that the place was set in a heritage building and provided a sort of old-world charm. We got the superior double room. It was large enough to fit in the cot for a third sleeper. Modernly appointed rooms were basic, a little dusty and a little dark but suitably comfortable nonetheless. Drove up from Melbourne in the evening... More

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VulcanH, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi bluecurrant, Thank you for kind review and we appreciated you choosing to stay with us at Vulcan Hotel. Happy to accommodate your late arrival and glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Carole & Harvey - Owners More

Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stay at the Vulcan several times a year and each time I notice something new and improved. The staff are friendly and personable. Rooms are very clean and comfortable - including the smaller rooms - complete with TV, mini bar and air conditioning. It is very closely situated to Broadway - where you have a great range of restaurants... More

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VulcanH, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello LauraM We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your review and telling others of our lovely hotel and great location to Sydney city centre. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Harvey & Carole More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Some places get better over the years and some start out ok and then gradually, well, they don't exactly deteriorate they just get a bit jaded. Neither is the case with the Vulcan Hotel. It continues to be spotless, excellent efficient friendly owners and service. We have seen the same people cleaning for years, and Yves in the café has... More

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VulcanH, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KandNAustralia How lovely of you to write such a lovely review. We value you as a client and are so happy when you return to us each time you visit Sydney. Kind regards Carole and Harvey More

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Address: 500 Wattle Street | Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vulcan Hotel 3.5*
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The Vulcan Hotel Sydney is stylishly renovated and this heritage listed hotel is the ultimate city retreat. The Vulcan Hotel Sydney's 46 contemporary designed ensuite rooms cater for travellers who are not only appreciate its quality accommodation but also its personal service and charm at a really great price. The Vulcan Hotel Sydney is centrally located, few minutes walk away from the heart of Sydney's famous Darling Harbour and within a short walking distance to Chinatown, Broadway, Theatre land and the Universities. A quick walk to the monorail or train station and you are in the heart of Sydney City Centre within 10 minutes. The property is also a completely non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 
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