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Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments
4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   243 Pyrmont Street | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia   |  
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Ranked #34 of 133 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“Must like traffic noise”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We stayed for three nights on the first floor on the very Eastern end and the traffic would start on the freeways at about 4:00 am it felt like they were about to drive through the wall , shower in the bath with a pretty daggy shower screen but very spacious with a full size kitchen. Well located for Darling harbor with very easy walking access. Not sure if we would recommend this hotel but then if you were in a different room ?...

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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OaksGoldsbrough, Manager at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, responded to this review, October 12, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your post. I am sorry that the room location did not meet your expectations. Being an old wool store centrally located in the Darling Harbour area the layout and design of the building does make some of the apartments prone to the traffic noise. And the apartments are allocated on the day of arrival however staff has always been proactive in offering the best solution of moving to a quieter room for any such guest concerns. Thank you for your and the positive feedback regarding the location. I will certainly take all your comments into consideration and I thank you again for them.
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed there for a few nights and found the location great as its right on Darling Harbour. It has more of an apartment feel than a hotel and the inside verandah section is quite unusual.
As you would expect the rooms are thin and long as its a converted woolstore
Facilities in the room were excellent and I would recommend it as a great alternative to a small hotel room

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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OaksGoldsbrough, Manager at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, responded to this review, October 11, 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the apartment was well equipped for you needs. Should you be in Sydney in the future, we very much look forward to welcoming you back.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Visiting Sydney for work, the hotel is in Pyrmont and so is central and close to everything. The apartment is quite large and spacious. There is a walkway that takes you to the harbour. Very good apartment hotel.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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OaksGoldsbrough, Manager at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, responded to this review, October 8, 2013
I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments. Thank you for your and the positive feedback regarding the location. We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in Sydney.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Our stay here was lovely the first 2 nights, great room! GREAT service the whole trip! Close to everything!
Then came the last 2 nights, our phone didn't work at all in our room! People were very loud leaving their rooms and slamming doors and gates ( we were on level 2 room 226)bed was hard! our air conditioner stopped working completely, went down stairs to see staff.. TWICE! Second time staff member was a bit rude! Then this happened again the next night! Then to top off our trip the fire alarm went off, my partner and I had no idea where to go or what to do. Don't believe I'll recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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OaksGoldsbrough, Manager at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, responded to this review, October 8, 2013
I would like to apologise for your dissatisfaction regarding your stay. I do have your booking details and will certainly be contacting you in regards to the concerns raised. I completely agree that it is unacceptable for the situations to occur that may hinder your memorable stay. Also we do take Customer Service very seriously and it is an essential attribute of our business. We thank you for your positive comments as well.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Really good apartments for a few days in Sydney stayed with family after long flight from UK lovely comfortable bed great views well equipped kitchen. The building is startling inside old beams and high roofs

Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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OaksGoldsbrough, Manager at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, responded to this review, October 7, 2013
I appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments. I am very pleased that you enjoyed the apartment and that the location and facilities were desirable for your needs while in Sydney. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Well worth the price to have so much room in such a brilliant location.

Only suggestion would be to have advice on how to access initially via the walkway. We did some extra miles trying to figure it out walking from the train... Granted most people are brighter than us and arrive by taxi or shuttle!

Loved it and would return.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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OaksGoldsbrough, Manager at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I am please that you were happy with your overall stay at the Oaks Goldsbrough. I do wish to inform you that there are signage’s put up near the walkway for directions to our building however I will take your comments on board and discuss to further review them and improve this shortfall. I hope you choose us again for your accommodation needs in the future.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

We had booked a 2 bedroom apartment and were upgraded to one with an amazing view over darling harbour. It was a perfect vantagepoint to watch the fireworks on the Saturday evening. The location of the oaks is great. A very short walk to darling harbour and walkable distance to the city centre. The apartment itself was clean and spacious.
We would definitely stay at the oaks again.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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OaksGoldsbrough, Manager at Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am also happy that the staff were able to offer you an upgrade and that you enjoyed your two bedroom apartment. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Address: 243 Pyrmont Street | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 133 Specialty Lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 325
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, offer central Sydney accommodation in an architecturally renovated historic landmark building. Situated in the hub of Darling Harbour and combining the charm and elegance of the 1800’s, with all the modern amenities for your business or leisure stay.With a magnificent neo-classical facade, original tallow wood floors and exposed ironbark columns featured throughout the hotel, as well as views from many of the rooms over the skyline of Sydney and one of its major attractions, Darling Harbour, Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments stands out. ... more   less 
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