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The Carrington Hotel

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3.5 of 5
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15 - 47 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Katoomba
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A last minute booking that proved to be a good one. The Carrington is very central, we had dinner right around the corner which was an easy walk. Close to cafes & pubs. A short drive to all the tourist places Katoomba has. We stayed in a spa room which was a good size & had the things you would... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I had High Tea at this hotel one Sunday afternoon while visiting the Blue Mountains. The scones, sandwiches, savouries and sweets featured in the High Tea were of good quality and quantity, the atmosphere was nice and the service was friendly albeit it somewhat unprofessional at times. I have followed the progress of this hotel for many... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful olde world charm hotel. What a shame their Christmas in July lunch was such a disappointment. Vegetables were done to perfection. Ham and turkey were cut into slabs. Perhaps from a tin? Just awful. I'm sure for what they charged, $60 a head, they could've bought roasted turkey and ham off the bone. Plum pudding was lovely. Will... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a close call ... The stunning old hotel boasts some mediocre food The pumpkin soup is solid and Bland , and the wedges are too large and not light enough ...the beef open sandwich is enjoyable though Staff are helpful and drinks are cheap - wines by the glass .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because of snow, ice and road closures we had to spend a night in Katoomba. Accommodation was very scsrce because of sightseers visiting to see the snow and Christmas in July. We were happy to get a room! The Carrington had a cancellation for one of their 'premier' rooms at over $300. We took it as we were desperate. The... More 

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Narraweena, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here as a nostalgic treat for an occasion and were not disappointed. Although it had been 30 years since I last stayed here the ambience of yesteryear (hotel is over 100 years old) is still there (with mod all cons) and central heating in the room and "hot" water in the bathroom. Convenient to all... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive stay considering we didn't have enough toilet paper, tissues or towels to go around! An apology from reception upon check out doesn't quite cut it. Terribly awkward when you are on the loo and you haven't got any paper, or you step out of the shower to discover there aren't any more towels! The heating in the room we... More 

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Strathalbyn, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 days in July. We really enjoyed all the features of this beautiful historic hotel. It is beautifully restored with outstanding service and facilities. Excellent helpful staff, delicious breakfast included in the tariff. Great location as well. Loved sitting by the fire in the evening. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us met in Katoomba to celebrate a significant birthday! The hotel room, staff and facilities were great! We were only disappointed that they were upgrading their spa - so we couldn't use that. Love the old style with the modern conveniences. Beautiful stained glass everywhere and fantastic views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Childhood memories of stone lions, banisters for sliding, hidden rooms and dragons blood in the bar were rewarded by the contemporary comfort of the Carrington. The owners and staff have achieved what large hotel chains and tourist corporations try to do but nearly always fail: create the timeless magic of another time in the present day. I loved visiting the... More 

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