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Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast

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140-142 Cumberland Street | The Rocks, Sydney N.S.W., Sydney, New South Wales 2000 , Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I arrived after hours so reception was closed. So I buzzed at the door and was let in by one of the other guests. There I was greeted kindly and my bag was taken for me and I was led upstairs to my room - the Philip room which was very nice. It has a fabulous view of the Opera... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay with friendly staff, clean facilities, delicious breakfast and wonderful location. The three of us were in Sydney for four cold and dreary days this past July, but were snuggly warm in our room and thrilled with our accommodations. You can't beat this location and the couple in charge works really hard to ensure that you have... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the first call to saying goodbye what a great B & B nothing a problem, super clean and presented room, best of all parking. Great value central to everything at the rocks Thanks you both so much Steve and Cathy Lucas

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Theonlyjames, Owner at Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Stevetf1 and Cathy Thanks so much for taking time to review Sydney Harbour B&B. We are glad you both enjoyed your stay with us and hoped you also enjoyed your Wild Turkey conference which you attended. If ever in town in the future, please do drop on in again. All the best and warmest regards James and Linda Sydney... More 

Camden, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner & I stayed one night , & enjoyed breakfast the next morning. We found the service both organised & friendly. We do plan to go back & have already recommended it to friends & family,..We were booked on a tall ship voyage & the location was perfect from Circular Quay ST.

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Theonlyjames, Owner at Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Diana Thanks for taking to express your opinion of Sydney Harbour B&B. It was a pleasure hosting you and your partner and hoped you enjoyed your tall ship voyage. We hope to see you in the future since youre not too far away. Warmest regards James & Linda Sydney Harbour B&B More 

Cheshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'll keep this brief because the other 1* reviews are accurate. Positives: - Great location: five mins walk to Circular Quay but be aware that there are a lot of steps and it's up a steep hill so if you have difficulty walking avoid. - Nice clean bathroom with a good shower although holes had been patched up and not... More 

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Theonlyjames, Owner at Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Eleanor S Thank you for taking time to review Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast. We note that 2 other reviews have been written by the same party addressing identical issues which is a violation of trip advisor guidelines. Reasonable readers will be able to notice this and realize these guests proved problematic not just to staff, owners but also... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am at a complete loss as to why the majority of the reviews of this B&B are so favourable. I booked three nights largely on the strength of the Trip Advisor reviews and I was deeply disappointed with our stay. I have to say that the minority of reviews that score the B&B badly are in fact true and... More 

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Theonlyjames, Owner at Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Fred Thank you for taking time to review Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast. We note that 2 other reviews have been written by the same party addressing identical issues which is a violation of trip advisor guidelines. Reasonable readers will be able to notice this and realize these guests proved problematic not just to staff, owners but also to... More 

Northwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First let's start with the ugly, no warm welcome if you arrive after 6pm as you are just buzzed through the front door. You are then left to carry your cases up two flights of narrow stairs after in our case, a very long day. The rooms are cold, ok it's an old house with no central heating, so one... More 

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Theonlyjames, Owner at Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Oh Dear Sharon Thank you for taking your time to review Sydney Harbour B&B. Firstly, please accept our apologies due to our housekeeping oversight. As you have correctly pointed out this was rectified immediately. We, like many other establishments, implement the triple sheeting method for making beds. We encourage you to look this up and you will find it is... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A well located, quaint b and b in the heart of the rocks, Sydney. Lovely stay for the weekend here, we felt very welcomed and had a lovely room. Great breakfasts, clean bathrooms. The only downsides were tiny things, such as there not being a mirror in the bedroom, and the air freshener in the 1st floor toilet being at... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful bed and breakfast close to the Sydney opera house. We enjoyed staying here for two nights with our children. We had two rooms and one bathroom in our own little area which worked wonderful for us. We walked everywhere and had a great time. Great value for such a central location and the breakfast was very tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great position and very friendly hosts. The rooms were fine, nice linen and big fluffy white towels and the showers were great. Good breakfast and we were able to leave luggage until our departure in the afternoon. A top spot to stay.

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