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“cheap and nasty” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel ibis budget Sydney East
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   191 - 201 Williams Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 Sydney East) (Darlinghurst)   |  
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Ranked #140 of 181 Hotels in Sydney
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“cheap and nasty”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

This hotel is in a great location but is cheap and nasty.
The room is small also a small tv and no other facilities. (fridge)
Al most no service provided at reception staff, but it is handy to the city.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Hotel located very close to trains and buses. Prompt check in.
We were given a room on the sixth floor with a view of the harbour. Room vas very spacious as it had disabled facilities. Excellent value for money. Would be prepared to stay again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Service is impeccable! Such friendly and helpful staff which made my short trip really enjoyable. The room was clean and I even had a great view of Darling Habour. All and all it was a great hotel! I will recommend it to others and come back to stay there too. :)

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank melissa_goh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

A great, clean choice away from the main hustle and bustle of the cross. Bed wasn't the most comfortable but u get what u pay from. Room was quiet, no noise from the street or other guests. Parking was only $20 a night but a bit of a walk from the hotel.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

It's great for the young who want to party in the city an stay somewhere cheap. Rooms where small reasonably clean except maybe wear your thongs in the shower. Bottoms of the shower curtains mouldy and looks like they hadn't been cleaned in a long time. No bed side tables only a small bench opposite side of the room. Newest thing in the room was the tv. Walls could do with a lick of paint just to freshen up. Staff need to re adjust attitude be more friendly the Manger on Duty especially, management should get of there butt help the guest. Instead of sitting there and rolling around on you chair because your to lazy to get up. Smile once and awhile can make someone's stay a little more. Just because its a low rate hotel doesn't mean you have to be...

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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Address: 191 - 201 Williams Street | Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 Sydney East)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Darlinghurst
Amenities:
Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #140 of 181 Hotels in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel ibis budget Sydney East 2.5*
Number of rooms: 115
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just 5 minutes from the Sydney CBD in the cosmopolitan East Sydney, Formule 1 Sydney East is the ideal inner city budget accommodation. The lively area boasts a huge range of restaurants, bars and clubs; and is within walking distance to the city, Sydney shopping, museums, art galleries, Hyde Park and the colourful Oxford Street.From the close by train station, Bondi Junction, Circular Quay and many more attractions are only a few stops away. Rooms feature a queen size bed with single or double bunk, twin beds or quad share rooms and all have a private en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and LCD TV's. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Formule 1 Sydney East Hotel Sydney
Formule 1 Kings Cross Sydney

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