Stayed here for one night as part of a wedding party.
Check-in was quick but did not find the staff to be particularly friendly. Did not have a warmth welcome sort of feel to it. Standard small Reception area which is adjacent to the hotel lobby bar.
First impression was not great as there were a lot of laundry or linen bags outside rooms in the hallway towards our room on 3rd floor. Found 2 bags sitting outside our room upon check in. See the photo i attached.
Room size was ok with a queen size bed and a single bed on the side. Peter Morrisey's bathroom amenities was a surprise and pleased with this. The furniture in the room looks a bit tired old but the bedding setting was modernised.
Unfortunately I found coffee stain on the side of the bedside table, which was clearly visible from where you laying on the bed. Also, there was a dust ball found on top of the toilet near the flusher which should not have been missed by the Room Attendant.
No issues in the room, all appliances worked fine, tea and coffee with biscuits were provided. Mini Bar items were very reasonably priced.
We had a late check out at 12pm with additional cost of $10 ($5 for each hour) so we took our time and relaxed.
Check out was quick with no hassle but again, no warmth in the voice and did not even ask how our stay was etc...
In my opinion, I wouldn't say this is a 4* hotel - I would give it more like a 3* hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- MERCURE PENRITH IS AT THE GATEWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY Penrith is one of Sydney's best inland aquatic playgrounds. Have fun riding the rapids at Penrith Whitewater Stadium, visit the Sydney International Regatta Centre, paddle on the Nepean Gorge in a canoe or relax with a picnic by the Nepean River. Penrith Valley, with its beautiful rivers, national parks and lakes, is just a 55-minute drive from the centre of Sydney. It's a great escape for the whole family with plenty of things to see and do. LOCATED IN PENRITH VALLEY AT THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS Explore pockets of unspoiled bush land, national parks, as well as the many treasured historic landmarks scattered throughout the region. Experience the area's lively arts scene on display at local museums and art galleries. Enjoy the beauty of the Nepean Gorge from the deck of the Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler or explore on foot. Whether you're staying for business or pleasure, for a night or a week, Penrith will exceed your expectations. A MAJESTIC PLAYGROUND FOR THE YOUNG AT HEART Next door is Penrith Panthers Your World of Entertainment with 9 dining options, 6 bars, Aqua Golf, Cables Wake Park, ifly and a travel shop. Panthers also offers a state of art Convention Centre, with seven architecturally designed formal and informal functions rooms, boasting an 800 delegate purpose build seminar and entertainment theatre with state of the art audio visual. Also at Penrith Panthers Your World of Entertainment is The Evan Theatre a first-class, purpose built entertainment venue. The Evan has been host to an array of leading entertainers including John Farnham, Boys II Men, The Wiggles and David Strassman. Adjacent to Penrith Panthers Your World of Entertainment and the Mercure Penrith is a 1500 seat Exhibition Marquee, one of Sydney's largest marquees. Sportingbet Stadium, home of the Penrith Panthers, is opposite the Mercure Penrith. The Mercure Penrith boasts 223 rooms featuring flat-screen TV s, cable TV , air-conditioning and high-speed WIFI Internet access. Additional facilities include a gymnasium, guest lounge, outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area and ample parking. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Chifley Penrith Panthers Hotel Penrith
- Panther Penrith
- Chifley Hotel Sydney