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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Morristown, New Jersey
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on the train and it was a quick walk. We were able to check into our room at 1100am. We loved the decor and charm. Well situated if you enjoy walking to the attractions. Great service as we asked for additional blanket and the Manager came up and checked on the heater which we had on AC.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a spa room with a view of the mountains. I loved the bathroom which also had the same view. This room is spacious, was clean and smelled clean. Even the curtains! I love vintage hotels but most of the time I regret it as I can smell dust off everywhere then get sick. But The Carrington is an... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent stay at the Carrington hotel. The hotel manager Derek went out of his way to accommodate us. The hotel has been undergoing extensive renovations (including our room) and it is good to see it has lost none of its heritage character and feel. We love the different areas in the hotel (library, dining room, ball room... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a family we used to spend every May at the Carrington Hotel in Katoomba,and August out at the Hydro Majestic at Medlow Bath. I recently went on a nostalgia journey to these see how these icons of the halcyon days were ... Thankfully I found the Carrington just as it had been, gracious and elegant.. Still true to its... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slept one night at this majestic grand old dame. The staff were extremely nice, however I found the room I was in too cold. With Sydney being 5 degrees, I can only estimate that Katoomba was around 0 plus windchill. I found the reverse cycle air con inadequate for the size the the room. I was also shocked that the... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely the place to stay in Katoomba. This is a grand hotel with loads of history and plush surroundings that remind us of a bygone era. It's also in an excellent location. Only downside is that the shared bathrooms are quite worn out. Otherwise recommend it highly.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Centrally located, the Carrington Hotel in Katoomba offers an excellent heritage hotel experience. Features very comfortable beds, an excellent shower and reasonable 4 star offerings. Breakfast is average and could be improved to cater better for overseas traveller tastes.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 July 24, 2015

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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