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Hughenden Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   14 Queen St, Woollahra, New South Wales 2025, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Woollahra
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is in one of Sydney's nicest streets and that alone promises much. The building is attractive from the street but it doesn't take long to note the shabbiness which begins at the doorstep. Check-in was friendly and the public areas of the hotel are nice, befitting the age of the building and the decor. Our room is meant... More

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Canberra, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable, charming, good service in the bar, a roaring fire on a winter's night. When we left our small but clean room I left my mobile phone behind and they were very happy to post it to us. I would stay again, not for the rooms (really quite small) but for the ambience and service.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love it every time we stay here. Walking distance to alliance stadium, it is a convenient place to stay. Modern facilities in an old world building, complete with a library, it is a comfortable cosy place. Full of interesting memorabilia, the attached restaurant and sitting room are a wonderful place to have a wind down with a hot or... More

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Wollongong, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great accommodation venue in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. 6 minutes to the city, close to SCG & Footy Stadium, Oxford St. Simple elegance, clean, comfortable, good breakfast and very friendly and helpful staff. Loved the stay and will be back.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights when travelling with out 2 Great Danes, yes, Great Danes! We had a slight hiccup at the start when the room we were allocated did not have ANY curtains in the lounge area (even though we specifically checked it was a room inclusion because of the dogs and their tendency to... More

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Perth WA
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival both male attendants at the desk stood and watched as I struggled to get the suitcase and bag through the front door. Offer of assistance to take the suitcase to my room was accompanied with constant comments on how heavy the bag was. Room 21 on the First floor was right above the dining room, so very noisy.... More

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Jered M, Front Office Manager at Hughenden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at our hotel and for taking the time to post a review about your stay. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet, and our lovely heritage building. I apologise about the noise from the cleaners in the restaurant. Our contract cleaners for the restaurant are meant to clean the restaurant... More

Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Thsi boutique hotel is currently undergoing painting & renovation. Charming but many of the rooms are very small, so choose your rooms with care. They are small rooms and remeiniscent of an English hotel. However, the staff are very helpful and there is a new restaurant that is attracting new diners. The hotel is well located close to the CBD... More

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Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We've stayed here a few times now, as it's location is very handy for games being played at Allianz Stadium. On this occasion we chose the dinner, bed and breakfast package for $568, and were pleasantly surprised. They now have a fabulous french bistro style restaurant called 'Vincent' serving lunch and dinner - and the food and service was excellent... More

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Hobart, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stayed quite a few times here because of its location and general feel of the place which has an interesting history. Comfortable lounge area, revamped restaurant and reception. However the guest rooms really could do with some solid renovating...threadbare carpets, odd bits of furniture that don't quite fit, peeling ceiling paint, dirty windows, very "tired" bathrooms. Reception have said many... More

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Jered M, Front Office Manager at Hughenden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of the hotel, and for choosing to stay with us. I see that although your review was posted in May 2014, your stay was in October 2013. It may interest you to hear that in the past 6 months, we have renovated nearly all of our rooms with new bathrooms, carpets, furniture and TV’s. We have... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We made a conscious choice to choose a boutique hotel over an impersonal chain. We were for the most part very satisfied, the hotel is a good location for the chi chi shops, cafes and galleries around Queen St, but an easy bus or taxi into the city. There is a comfortable little bar with welcoming fireplace We had a... More

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Address: 14 Queen St, Woollahra, New South Wales 2025, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Woollahra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hughenden Boutique Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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The award winning Hughenden (circa 1870) is a gracious historic hotel at the gateway to the antiques and art galleries of Woollahra, in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Associated with Australia's first philosopher, The Hughenden experienced many changes from grand residence to Masonic Hall to Ladies College. In 1993, The Hughenden commenced a programme of extensive restoration, redeveloping it into a beautiful boutique hotel.Today, The Hughenden, known as Sydney's premier Art and Literary Hotel, features marble fireplaces, the original grand staircase, Victorian dining rooms, art exhibitions and literary events.Visitors are welcome to experience the warmth, charm and personal service offered by The Hughenden. With 36 Heritage Rooms, 8 self contained Terrace Suites, Pet Friendly Accommodation, Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Meeting, Event and Wedding facilities, The Hughenden has unique offerings for all to experience and enjoy. ... more   less 
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