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Grand Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 Hunter Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #162 of 182 hotels in Sydney
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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English first
Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic and old but hey that's it's heritage. Bed comfortable and clean linen. Rooms getting ready for a makeover so that will improve. Shared bathrooms clean and no waiting. Good quality pub meals. Continental breakfast included. Temperamental lift which can be a issue if disabled. Very helpful and friendly staff. Location Perfect. Will stay there again.

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I could type an essay regarding how filthy this place was but I don't have the time or energy. Bottom line for $150 per night you get ripped. The service which were "bar girls" were extremely rude. On the website on wotif they showed total different pics. the elevator was from the 40s where by you had to physically push... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This place is the most disgusting 'hotel' that I have ever had the misfortune of staying in. Where do I start.... The glass in the window in our room is broken. You can't see in the bedroom mirror as it is thick with scum. The sink in the room must not have been cleaned since the 40s. The carpet was... More

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Wollongong, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

i would not advise my friends to stay at this hotel have nothing good to say about it. its all bad. could not put things in drawer as the base was mouldy tv reception was poor bed was uncomfortable could not stop scratching all nite. went to 3rd floor for breakfast at 7am the next morning walked straight out again... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Grand has been a favourite meeting place of mine for over 20 years in the CBD of Sydney. It's jumping downstairs and more intimate upstairs. They have a great selection of beers on tap and the bar food is great. It's tending towards more gastro-type finger food lately. Recommended.

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Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Staying here was just strange I know it is cheap but they could use an overhaul we stayed with no complaints because it's not unlivable but you could spend days cleaning one room and it wouldn't matter just needs a bit of work done really it was a nice stay just two things bothered me one stains on the sheets... More

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Melbourne, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

The good: The pub downstairs is nice as is the location. Free internet. The Bad: We arrived to find our room small, unvacuumed, with a window that doesn't shut completely, and a hard bed with 2 flat pillows. There's no sink in the bathrooms (which are not in your rooms), so you have to open doors with pee hands to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

This hotel is ONLY appropriate for young people partying in the city who need a bed to crash in at the end of the night. -The whole place has a rather annoying and mildly unpleasant smell. -The bed was surprisingly clean, everything else was of average cleanliness. -The toilets and bathrooms have NO sinks to wash your hands, you have... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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219 reviews 219 reviews
55 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Arrived at this hotel on a Friday evening, no reception and very difficult to determine where to go to get to your room. The room was poor. Scummy, seemed unclean. Bed was saggy. Toilets and shower are external to room which was OK for us and generally clean. Room was noisy all night - traffic noise and rubbish workers outside... More

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Maitland, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I stayed in the Grand 52 room with my mother, brother, and his girlfriend from Wednesday June 12 to Friday June 14, 2013. We were looking for a budget-friendly accommodation in Sydney's CBD. We had an absolutely wonderful stay. I had read several poor reviews prior to travelling to The Grand Hotel, and was not expecting very much when I... More

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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Sydney
Address: 30 Hunter Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Hotel Style:
Ranked #162 of 182 hotels in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay smack bang in the heart of Sydney in a historic pub that really takes some beating. Sprawling over three floors, its twenty rooms cater from singles to families – with basic, budget family and backpacker accommodation.Each guest enjoys a complimentary continental breakfast daily and room facilities include cable TV, fridge, fan, tea and coffee making. The Grand also has an inviting ground floor oak-panelled bar and bistro, a bottle shop, the maritime-themed 30 Knots bar on the first floor and a Pool Room on the second.Better yet, it’s just 200 metres away from Sydney Harbour and walking distance from many iconic sightseeing destinations. ... more   less 
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