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Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels

631 - 635 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stayed here for 2 nights on a business trip, found them by chance as i was trawling the web looking for affordable, central places to stay. Am SO glad i did - very affordable, very clean and great service - we will definitely stay again!

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Keztril, It’s a pleasure that we were able to exceed your expectation Keztril! We certainly enjoyed having you stay with us and our team are thrilled to read that many aspects of your stay "ticked" all the boxes. Please do let us know when you are coming back to Sydney –as we always love welcoming back regular guests. Until... More 

Canberra, Australia
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54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is great so if that's your most important factor then this hotel is great but otherwise it's hard for me to recommend it. Our double bed was broken and when we brought it to the hotel's attention they said there was nothing they could do as they were fully booked so we had to try to prop up... More 

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Nature and Beauty, Thank you for your review. Firstly, please accept my sincerest of apologies that this rare situation was not comprehensively resolved during your stay. Please do note that we take our guest satisfaction and expectations seriously. This is certainly not the norm at Pensione Sydney and I would be more than happy to discuss your concerns via... More 

australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 days on our way to Fiji, then 3 days on the way back to WA. The location - in Chinatown and not far from the Harbour is brilliant. The people on the reception desk are very friendly and extremely helpful. While you can see the aging of the hotel, they seem to be slowly refurbishing. The rooms... More 

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Silver6951, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Pensione Hotel Sydney. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and would return next time you are in Sydney. It is fantastic to also hear that you slept sound and you found us to be one of the quietest... More 

Spring Beach, Australia
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125 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel with some misgivings as, going through a third-party booking site, the deal was so cheap I thought I was in for a somewhat dodgy night. Budgetary issues meant I took a gamble and booked a "matchbox" room. Upon checkin, I was upgraded to a bigger room, still for the same low price. Staff were very pleasant.... More 

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Maggie C, Thanks for your fantastic review. The Pensione Team are thrilled to read your review and to find out that our chic hotel and friendly team exceeded your expectations is humbling. We love that you enjoyed our newly painted and refreshed rooms, and found our linen of a high quality. Thanks for your small but priceless feedback regarding... More 

Alice Springs, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i wanted a nice quiet hotel and thats what i got. nice room clean and tidy,small but just right for single person,shower/toilet clean towels and clean bed when i want it made room off main road so no loud noices and great friendly staff also helpful. short walk to railway station,paddys market just around corner lift just by main door... More 

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Greg L, Thank you for your review. … 5 Stars! WOW! We are thrilled to read that we exceeded your expectations, particularly in relation to your guest room and its cleanliness, as with the friendly attentive nature of our team members. It’s wonderful to read that you were able to take in the sights around Sydney and the Haymarket... More 

Luzon, Philippines
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28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For early travelers, they have guest lounge where you can take a rest and freshen-up before you start the day. Room (Shoebox, Double bed, 13sqm) - You get what you pay for. We can barely open our luggage for the small size. I normally don't unpack at all, but I did this time since they have cabinet and drawers to... More 

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Rufeecola, Thank you for your great review! We are so pleased to read that your enjoyed your time with us and you found our hotel convenient, comfortable and our team friendly. It is so great to see that you utilized the guest lounge during your stay and found the amenities in the hotel met your expectations. We always love... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Staff were very friendly and helpful and the location is just great - on George street and near Darling harbour. You need to book in on the first level which caught me a little by suprise but the room and bed were comfortable and the amenities were excellent - Loved the large 'rose' on the shower.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Tim905, We are so thrilled to read your review! It’s wonderful to see our amenities met your expectations and you loved the large rain showers. We always love welcoming back our guests and we would be delighted to look after you once more. Until next time Tim905, safe travels! Warmest Regards, Simon Farr More 

Hiroshima, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to stay and inexpensive. Very convenient to Chinatown. The room I had was small (matchbox size is how it was advertised, though it was larger than I was expecting), but it and its bathroom were clean and comfortable. The people working at the hotel were friendly and helpful, and even though the hotel is in a busy... More 

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Peter H, The team at Pensione Sydney are thrilled to read your glowing review! It is so nice to hear that even though you were in our advertised matchbox room, there was still space and you were pleasantly surprised. It is also pleasing to read that our team met your expectations and the street noise was not audible from... More 

Adelaide Hills, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only spent one night but it was a pleasurable experience. We were going to a show at the Capitol theatre which is just a stones throw from the hotel. Room was clean and neat with a kitchenette. Bed was comfortable. The only issue was I could smell cigarette smoke coming through the vent from the smokers area down below. The... More 

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear JaneF, Thank you for you review! The team and so pleased to read that you found our location convenient – we are so close the Capitol Theatre, just 200m across George Street. It is so warming to read that our team welcomed you with open arms and made you feel at home, with great customer service. I do apologize... More 

Macau, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy very much my stay at Hotel Pensione. Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice bedrooms. Very quiet. Beautiful old recovered building. Central location (George street). Keep on the good work guys.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Fernando L, 5 Stars! Thanks Fernando L. Our team are thrilled to read you enjoyed your time with us and you found our team, location and facilities to exceed your expectations. We would love to welcome you back when you are next traveling to Sydney, and we look forward to accommodating you once more. Until then, safe travels. Warmest... More 

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