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Central Private Hotel

358 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #39 of 64 Sydney B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If all you are looking for is a place to sleep and leave stuff if your out in the city then this place is adequate, not great but adequate. I will say that the beds themselves were comfortable enough and I slept well but if you are intending to spend any time at all in your room, to say the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stayed here at the suggestion of a friend since we were on a tight budget. I shopped around and this just seemed to be the cheapest in a good location for us to get to where we needed to go. Even though this is budget accommodation it was still $100+ a night which is not worth it for this... More

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Maitland, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I have just re-read the reviews incase I have the wrong hotel (this one is on Elizabeth street) I am totally amazed that no-one has entered anything about the noise!!! As most reviews say, the rooms are small and basic and the windows leave a lot to be desired! But the bed is comfortable and has clean sheets and the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
43 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights when we went to Sydney to see the Lion King. It was a great location, easy to get to being right opposite Central Station. There were heaps of great restaurants in the area, and it was just a short walk to the theatre. The check-in staff were great, very friendly and... More

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Borlänge, Sverige
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We got a double room for 79AUD. Very comfy bed, free wifi and computer in the room. Mini fridge, ensure bathroom, little bit tight. . Staff very polite and helpful. The only thing I didn't like about the room was that it had 2 big windows facing a parking lot. Apart from that, it was a very good stay for... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Plus points: Clean room with en suite shower and WC; comfortable beds and adequate hanging space. TV with remote. Computer and free wifi. It is close to the train station and centre of city. Reasonable price for its location. Minus points: No hand basin!!! Just a kitchen sink with no plug. Decor a bit dull.

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Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

For a cheap and convenient place to sleep Central Private Hotel is a winner. Yes it is very average for decor but as a place to sleep it does it's job very well. The room had a TV, computer and a shower/ toilet and mini fridge. Location was excellent just a short walk from Central Station.

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Beauty Point, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

stayed here for 2 nights, end of Jan. rooms have all you need but are very outdated, old and in need of some t.l.c. it was very hot whilst we were there but rooms only have a fan.... no air con, tv is modern and all rooms have computer and super fast wifi.. only 2 mins walk to central station... More

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Mechelen, Belgium
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Yes, this hotel is cheap, but I would strongly suggest to cough up a few extra dollars and to get a better place. In my room, the Wifi did not work. The carpets in the hallway were very dirty. The room had a weird smell and was incredibly hot (even though is was not very warm outside).

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The Place itself is very lousy for the price: Cheap and Cheerful is one thing, but this is very very basic. Wifi and PC in the room is nice, but no AC and it got very hot. We didn't care too much since it was a place to sleep after a night out. The problem came when we opened the... More

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Address: 358 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The Central Private Hotel is the cleanest and best 2.5 star budget accommodation in Central Sydney. We have a large selection of budget single and budget double rooms which have "shared bathroom" facilities. There are large, clean and tidy Ladies & Gents bathrooms and toilets on every level. These budget rooms are very popular with price conscious travelers to our fair City of Sydney. Our ensuite bedrooms are spacious, delightfully color coordinated and have full private facilities. ... more   less 
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