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Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels

3.5 of 5 631 - 635 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
#79 of 183 Hotels in Sydney
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I recently spent 2 nights at the Pensione. From the outside the hotel looks like it is from a bygone era, entering through the front door visitors are welcomed by a very old fashioned looking lift although the lift car is modern (albeit a little slow). Reception is on the first floor where we were welcomed by... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 6 nights. The room was small but practical,[ we knew they were].Excellent position for the free bus, China Town and Darling Harbour. Front desk staff were always helpful whether giving directions or ordering the shuttle bus to the airport. We will definitely stay again and this time will get a room closer to the guest lounge so... More

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

Dear Annette09NZ, Thank you for your 5 star review! Our team are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us at Pensione Hotel. It is great to hear you will return to us next time you are in Sydney. We will be sure to allocate a room that is closer to the guest lounge so you can make full use of... More

Bundaberg, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live it because it's close to all the places we live to visit, darling harbour is a short stroke away. China town with amazing food is right out the back. Paddys market is a couple of blocks walk, also close to the entertainment centre, so no need for taxi rides. . It's clean and the staff have always made... More

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

Dear Donna S, It was so lovely to have you return and stay with us at Pensione Sydney once again. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and love to return to Pensione whilst visiting Sydney. It is wonderful to hear our team are so welcoming; it comes naturally to our great hoteliers. Thank you for your ongoing... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently had a weekend in Sydney and stayed at the Pensione hotel. The staff were amazing, really friendly and very helpful. Check in was quick, easy and cheerful. We were welcomed really warmly and were given fantastic advice about how to get around and things to do. We found our way around Sydney really simply as... More

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

Dear KerrynRongonui, Thankyou for your 5 star review! We are thrilled you found everything to your liking. It is wonderful to hear that our team gave clear and concise instructions which helped you navigate the city… it can certainly be a challenge some days. We would love to see you return, so we can look after you once again. Please... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I work within the hotel industry on the Gold Coast the company I work for services over 500 hotels and hi rise complexes so I have been around a few. I'm happy to say that this hotel really impressed me from the moment I walked in and was greeted by the lovely staff.i stayed 3 nights and though the... More

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

Dear Brett C, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Pensione Hotel Sydney. It is so nice to see with all your industry experience, we impressed you! That means the world to us, so thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back with a smile and looking after... More

Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I was so pleased I chose to stay here - as it was so handy to everything I wanted to see and do. I could walk to Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Paddy's Market, Chinatown - and though right on George Street, never hear a sound from the traffic below. My room was excellent (though I did have issues with the... More

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

Dear Elly25, We are delighted to read your kind review. It is fantastic to hear that your stay was enjoyable and you found our location convenient. My favourite level is level 3 too, what a great hint for our future guests… thanks you! We are sorry that our fire alarms were activated on Saturday morning (for a false alarm)…. on... More

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This hotel was a tremendous value in an over-priced city. The common space and the rooms were furnished tastefully and staffed with uniformly uber-friendly people. The hotel was convenient to most of the city center of Sydney. The rooms are on the smallish size, but we did not have any issues.

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

Dear Aras P, Thank you for taking the time to review Pensione Hotel Sydney. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We’re delighted you found our team uber-friendly… we are all so stoked to hear that! Some of our rooms are Petite in size, but full of character! Next time you visit us, please take advantage... More

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The standard petite double rooms are small, just enough room on either side of the bed to get in. Bed was comfortable though. Reception staff were fantastic, check-in and out was efficient, really helpful with booking taxis and airport transfers. Good location, short walk to Central Station and the free bus also stops out the front. Free wifi for two... More

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

Dear Jeffnnat, Thank you for your lovely review. You are certainly right, our petite rooms are cosy and have all the necessities you need for short term stays and quick visits to the city. We are pleased to hear you found the bed comfortable. We do offer a variety of larger rooms in our standard and deluxe doubles, which we... More

Canberra, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I booked this hotel for the price, location and the old world feel. It lived up to my expectations on all counts. Initially I booked a single bed room and was pleasantly surprised to have been upgraded to a double room on arrival. The building is solid and renovated tastefully. The room had a lovely street view. Bed comfortable, no... More

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

Dear KFoodieK, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Pensione Sydney, and rating us 5 Stars… that's terrific! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us at found our hotel tastefully decorated and best of all a great night sleep without noise. We really look forward to welcoming you back... More

Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
38 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Good - fantastic location (close to everything). Pretty good security and helpful staff. Bad - the rooms are super duper small and the walls are paper thin. Prepare for sleepless nights if you are a light sleeper. This is a budget hotel for budget travellers. People with families and young children should stay away.

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

Dear AlvinChanJB, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you found our rooms to be small. We do have Petite style rooms which I believe you reserved. However we certainly do have some Deluxe Doubles that are much larger, and I believe would be more suitable to your expectations. I am thrilled to hear that our... More

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Address: 631 - 635 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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