This is a really lovely little hotel. It is only a year old, so the rooms are lovely and new and the housekeeping staff do a fabulous job keeping it clean. The hotel is modern, yet maintains the charm of the original building. The staff are young and enthusiastic.
The IPad and free Internet in every room is a great idea; so convenient for checking emails and looking up train and bus timetables and so on. We wish all hotels had this.
The eatery is a nice place for a drink. Our friends who live in Sydney came to meet us in the bar and were very impressed. The menu is a little sparse, so we only ate there once. That said, it is only a few minutes walk to Darling Harbour with lots of places to eat.
We stayed for six nights in a king bedroom with external window. This staying longer meant we received a 20% discount, which made our stay excellent value for money. The room was perfectly adequate in size for a six night stay. I think a smaller sizes may have been a bit too small unless you are staying for less time and plan on being just using it as a base. We chose a room with an external window. I know some people have said that there is road noise, but really you could only hear traffic during the day and evening, not during the night, and it never kept us awake and it wasn't loud.
This hotel makes a great base for a holiday where you plan on getting out and about. We would certainly recommend it to our friends and family.
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