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Vulcan Hotel

3.5 of 5 500 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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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a night at the Vulcan on the last night of our 3 week tour of Australia. We booked this hotel because it looked "interesting" and it was fairly close to the airport. The taxi driver was unable to find the address, so we grabbed our bags and eventually found the hotel on our own. Reception... More

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

Dear theRoamingMurp, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We truly appreciate your lovely comments. Thanks again for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Vulcan Hotel in the future. Warm regards, Carole and Harvey - Owners More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were booked into this hotel by a holiday company. As we arrived on my husband's birthday I emailed the hotel in advance to advise them of this and asked for a room with a view. What we actually got was a very small room with a view of an ugly concrete building across the street. We could not use... More

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

Dear The2Hoopers, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are disappoitned that on this occasion we were unable to meet your expectations. We will certainly investigate the pillows in your room and we are currently in the process of reviewing our Wi-Fi services and charges. It was lovely to hear that you found our team members... More

Newcastle, Australia
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small, and historic hotel run by a family. It is well located in the Central station area of Sydney. My Superior Double was a bit smaller than I thought it would be from viewing the photos when booking, but it was clean, with a wonderful mattress and good shower. My only complaint, and this is actually a... More

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

Dear suem030, Thank you so much for your review on Tripadvisor. We really value your feedback in order to improve our guest experience. We are currently in the process of reveiewing our Wi-Fi offering for our valued guests. Once again thank you for your construtive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Vulcan Hotel. Regards, Carole and... More

Newport Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice stay. Definately would book again. Breakfast was stellar. Staff friendly, helpful. Owner friendly and cute. In her Melbourne cup hat. We had to take care of business and they were very helpful

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

Dear georgias700, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to the Vulcan Hotel in the near future Kind regards - Carole and Harvey - Owners PS: I am also glad that you liked my Melbourne Cup Hat :) More

Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Years ago I used to regularly travel in country NSW and Queensland and the atmosphere at the Vulcan bought back memories of those times. In particular the owners and hosts and the exchanges we shared were very reminiscent of the "country pub". During our stay, breakfast tended to be a "chat experience" with both those serving and fellow guests, which... More

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

GKSWanderlust thank you for your review. We truly value the comments of a senior contributor. We pride ourselves on old fashioned hospitality and enjoy meeting with our customers over breakfast. Being a lass from Gunning I respect what it means to have helpful service and respecting peoples privacy. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay.Kind regards Carole and Harvey -... More

Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have mixed feelings about this hotel. Because my stay in September was nice but somehow there was an unpleasant experience with the staff. I stayed in September 2014 for three nights as a family with one-year-old infant. In the morning my husband and I decided to have a breakfast at the hotel. The breakfast was great -- the poached... More

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

Hello ririmaulidina, Thank you for your very frank and honest review. We value you taking the time to air your comments. What I can tell you is that one of the staff members' you mentioned is not longer working for our hotel, she has decided to leave. We have mentioned your concerns and undertaken staff training with the other staff... More

sydney
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I can highly recommend the Vulcan and will use them again. Their Understanding and 'real' customer service is a rare thing in hotels these days - and they do it just right. Great little spot btw. Many thanks your new loyal customer!

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

WOW slabayne of Sydney. How delightful it was to read your review. We will share it with our staff. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards - Carole & Harvey - Owners More

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I've noticed that hotels in Sydney are pricey by my standards, but this one was in the range of others that I was looking at in the CBD area near Chinatown and U. Sydney, where I was attending a conference. This hotel was quite good. They had an excellent breakfast on site! The rooms were clean and the staff was... More

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

Hello William R, Thank you for your review and comments on our location. Just wanted to mention that WiFi is free if you book directly with the hotel on our website or email? Kind regards Carole & Harvey - Owners More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We booked our 5 night stay at the vulcan on the morning of arrival on Booking.com. i hadnt seen this prior to the day of booking so from looking at pictures, location etc on tripadvisor thought looked good value for money and was cheaper than booking direct with the hotel. we booked a double room When we arrived we had... More

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

Hello danjelina Thanks for your review and lovely comments about our location and breakfast. Surprised to hear it was cheaper to book via a third party website. I will look into that as we strive to offer the best price by booking directly with our hotel website. We also offer up free WiFi i f you book direct with us.... More

Darwin, Australia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I stayed two nights at the Vulcan Motel. I enjoyed the peacefulness of the hotel in the middle of a busy city and located close to Central Station. The room was small but clean with a very comfortable bed, well stocked mini bar and good sized bathroom. I did not use the café but the menu looked good with a... More

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

Hello Pat K Thanks for your review in particular noting our great location and fabulous breakfast. We value Senior Contributors comments . Kind regards - Carole & Harvey - Owners 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vulcan Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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