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The Mercantile Hotel

25 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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The Mercantile Hotel
Ranked #103 of 182 hotels in Sydney
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ormea, Italy
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I stayed in a single room for a night for less than $80. It was a little room with a bed flat screen and fan. I have paid 6 times that in Rome for almost similar. Shared spotless bathrooms always clean and they are refurbished. I ordered grilled chicken with chorizo sausage salad which was good. My room was above... More

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Chorley
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If you want good old fashioned food, great beer and a place to watch to world go by then look no further than the Mercantile. After a walk round Circular Quay, some where that needs no explanation, we went to the Rocks and found this Oasis, we sat outside had several beers, an exceptional lunch with some good friends. The... More

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Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

Nice and relaxing atmosphere, great for a cold beer to chill out with, might be a little pricey but then again it is Sydney after all. Location is just perfect, but experience it for yourself and be your own judge.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My partner and I booked a One night stay here before going to new zealand. I knew we were getting a budget room so my expectations were low. However we were horrified on how we were first greeted by a man handing us room keys with no welcome or even talking to us. When we got into our room the... More

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MercSydney, General Manager at The Mercantile Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jess, I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay at The Mercantile, but i'm a little surprised by your comments also. Our hotel is known for its friendly staff so i apologise if you did not have a good experience on check in. Our bed linen is changed daily for new check in's and our linen is from an outsourced... More

Gosford, Australia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great old old authentic Irish pub, Foods okay but the beer is great Kilkenny and Guiness on tap. Great Music on Friday nights with Shayley Wilde. Fun times to be had friendly bar staff so get on it. Seating in and outdoors, always interesting people to watch. Busy markets outside on the weekends.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Was visiting Sydney as part of the British & Irish Lions Tour and was looking for somewhere to have a Guinness as I'm not a fan of lager. Having had this place recommended as somewhere that serves Guinness, it exceeded my expectations by also serving Kilkenny Beer too. Had a steak meal to go with the beer and despite it... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We have stayed here several times both as a couple and with friends and the location and price cannot be beaten. The breakfast is great and the markets are right outside the door! Would stay here again whenever I am in Sydney.

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

I've been to this pub a few times before and really enjoyed the food. This visit I tried the Steak and ale pie, an old favourite of mine, it's usually very good here. When it arrived my wife pointed out the strange pastry. On closer inspection it turned out to be a half of a toasted pitta type bread. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

luv this place amazing spot and food and drinks were magic also very good on weekends when market is on. fantastic atomosphere and pub has old fashion character about it with great service great way to start before going on cruise cheers dan.

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Milan, Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Let's start to say that this is not technically an hotel, but a pub with rooms. However, the location of the Mercantile, a few steps from Sydney Harbour Bridge, 5 minutes to Circular Quay and in the center of The Rocks, makes this a suitable opportunity for a no frills vacation in Sydney. There are rooms with common baths and... More

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Also Known As:
Mercantile Hotel Sydney
Address: 25 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Ranked #103 of 182 hotels in Sydney

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