These are serviced apartments nestled beside the Lane Cove National Park in a very quiet part of North Ryde. All the apartments are split level ~3 floors. You enter in the middle where the dining room and kitchen are. You go down for the living space and open patio or go up a floor for the bedrooms. Not elderly or handicapped friendly. But great for large families with kids or big groups wanting to share an apartment.
All the apartments have 2 bedrooms - if you pay for the single room they just lock 1 room. Only the master bedroom has attached bath and a TV. The other room only has a desk and chair - very bare with the latest change. This was a dumb recent change. There is also a separate bath/toilet. Actual service is only once a week - but they do make the bed daily.
The kitchen is very well equipped and recently renovated with burner, large oven, microwave, dishwasher, kettle and utensils - so great if you plan to cook.
However the rooms, furniture, walls, paint, grounds are very tired and in need of serious update and renovations. Don't be fooled by the pool either - it takes 1 stroke to get from 1 side to the other! Being next to nature, you can expect all kinds of animals - insects, spiders, lizards (2 very colorful and large resident one to shock/entertain you) and rodents (especially in the roof space of apartments 20/21). Not to forget the common Cuckatoo wake up call at first light.
You also need to drive or wait for the sole bus if you want to get anywhere unless you are open to a dark long and uphill walk to civilization of food.
On the whole a good place if you have a large group and need a common place to stay and cook. However for singles or couples - not really a great or economical option.
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Thank you for staying with us at Medina Serviced Apartments North Ryde and for leaving your comments.
As you mentioned, the apartments perfectly suit the requirements of large a family thanks to the size of the townhouse which offer plenty of space to each of our guests. Being next to a massive habitant for natural resources, the property often gets bestow with the fascinating creatures from the National Park which is quite popular among our guests. The property has completed a major refurbishment in early 2012 where comprehensive work was done on the carpets, artwork, paintwork and beds. I will share your feedback with my maintenance team to address any inconsistency in the apartments for future guests.
RayChaud, thank you again for staying with us at Medina Serviced Apartments North Ryde, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the property on your next business trip to the Macquarie Business Park.
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