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The Mercantile Hotel

25 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Newcastle, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very clean, I get the communial bathroom as they are spotlessly clean and modern and room cheaper rooms are roomy and clean, stff are friendly and helpful, great location to most attractions in the harbour and circular quay area.only thing need to know is on weekends the Rocks markets set up all through the night very noisy.but everything else is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very old Irish themed pub and it is a great place to spend a Sunday evening in Sydney. Entertainment is provided by the incomparable Shaylee Wylde and ranges from rock and ballads to Irish music. Entertainment starts about 8.00 pm and finishes after midnight. The clientele is a mixture of locals, overseas visitors and the Sydney Irish... More 

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India
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So so noisy- after noise from pub and pub closed, trucks sound like aeroplanes taking off all night as they make their way up hill. Road works or something outside all night. Windows very thin and cold. Staff rude- clearly unhappy hotel is part of the job.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here during a cold night in the middle of the crazy vivid festival. We where in search of a warm place to eat good and delicious food! That's exactly what we found! For a reasonable price we have a quickly served lovely dinner! The place is not the most fancy, was not super busy and the live... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go the Shamrock pie (beef vegetables in Guinness stew very crispy pastry) best pie I've had in a long time. Was with my father in law and he said he'd go back just for the pie. As always a pint or two at the Merc when in Sydney is an enjoyable way to spend some time!

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I moved to Mercantile after spending a few days in a hostel. What a relief! In view of the price, the location is excellent location, very friendly staff, nice rooms. Its an old house but rooms and bathroom is clean. Though reception is not there 24 hours I had an access key and no problem whatsoever. I´d definitively book this... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positives would be it was clean enough, the manager was nice and the location was great. Negatives - THE NOISE! The music in the pub below went on till 1am then our double room was next to the family/dorm room with an adjoining door. Unfortunately for us this was occupied by a bunch on drunk and rowdy women who would... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It may be old but it is in a great location at The Rocks. You can walk to everything. Stayed on a Thursday night and no problem with noise. It was clean and the bed comfortable. Stayed up on the top floor, so there are a few sets of stairs you have to climb, but well worth it. Would stay... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stayed 2 nights very comfortable and clean,Location for us excellent, staff were all and I mean all so helpful and friendly. Food was well priced and very good. Bands were great.will be making this our Sydney base.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Only thing going for this place was really its location, there are lots to see and do around here. But however, the free breakfast could have been better. Super basic and would keep you full for about 20 minutes if lucky. Cons: Reeks of alcohol as soon as you walk in, and EXTREMELY noisy when the band plays. Band stops... More 

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