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Ambassadors Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   107 King William St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Ranked #47 of 54 hotels in Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm in two minds about this hotel - Good things: location is excellent, SO central, two blocks from Rundle mall, and it's a lot cheaper than surrounding hotels. The place has a delightful vintage / heritage feel - if you go in not expecting a shiny new modern hotel then you will hopefully appreciate the grungy vintage aspect to it.... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We held our daughters 21st at the Amba Bar, what a great venue! The retro furnishings and private bar and bathroom facilites were amazing and just what our daughter wanted. Our decorations were kept to a minimum. Plenty of space and seating. The staff were great and Nigel was only too happy to do what ever to make her night... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

From the moment we walked in we could tell we were in for a horrible stay. Customer service we recieved combined with a horrible stench spelt a recipe for disaster. We took a rickety old "manual" lift upto level two and needed to walk up several flights of stairs to level 3 with all our luggage. The room was nothing... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Booked for lunch on the balcony. Great position and good wine. Food was slow to be served. Potato skins were great. Vegetarian main course was excellent. Steak was a very bad cut of meat and full of fat and was inedible. I wouldn't recommend it.

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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

From the moment you walk through the door, the stench of stale cigarette smoke and last nights beer permeates throughout the foyer. The tile are old and cracked, the furniture in dire need of restoration. Then you climb into a rickety old elevator, which actually is quite entertaining.... But the smell, oh the smell, it is overwhelming.... The rooms are... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The good: Location.. Located in the city centre.. Accessible to nearby public transport & shopping areas.. The bad: Where do I start.. The hotel stinks.. One lift that goes up to the 2nd floor but my room's at the 3rd floor, thus had to carry my luggage up.. Room was very small for 3 pax.. Not even enough space to... More

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights and was unimpressed by the Hotel. We stayed with our two kids and got to our room to find it small with 3 beds (double and 2 singles) squashed in. Dinner that night was poor. Meals were cold and flavourless. And for the price we paid(roughly $25-30 per meal) you would think it would be... More

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Ambassadors, Owner at Ambassadors Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to submit feedback regarding your stay. We are sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. The hotel does hold regular private functions on Friday and Saturday nights, however our functions that night ended at midnight ( they never go past 1am), the noise you would have been hearing... More

Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I was very disappointed with the breakfast at your Hotel on Anzac Day. The service was great and the meal looked very appertising but it was stone cold. Other guests we had a drink with prior to going upstairs for breakfast said they were going elsewhere as last year the meal was cold. I wish I had listened to their... More

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The second oldest building in Adelaide with the original bar where people would get some grog before shooting through. The hotel is a like rabbit warren, large rooms enclosed and split up, once very grand, several staircases, some that lead nowhere, a cranky lift. They weren't letting the top floor rooms because of the heat. My bedroom had a very... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

terrible hotel and unhelpful staff.When I booked they promised me that internet is free and I had very bad experience with staff sorting out internet.1 st day they said technician is looking into,next day they said is working but it did not.Finally I found that it does not work even though staff say free Wifi,it works only in common area... More

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Address: 107 King William St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambassadors Hotel 3*
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Located in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, the Ambassadors offers comfortable, value for money accommodation in a character filled heritage building. A variety of room types are available and all feature en-suite, heating/cooling, TVs, bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and daily servicing. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily for all guests along with free wireless internet throughout the building. ... more   less 
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