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City Lodge

06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, there's no stairs so had to struggle with 2 large cases. Receptionist was useless we asked for help on transport & local attractions & she had no idea, we were asking for the easiest way to bondi beach & she said she had never heard of it. Hotel was right next to the station...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Conveniently located near Wynyard station which at the moment is a bit of a mess as it's undergoing refurbishment as is nearby George Street. Neither is a major problem. Remember reception is in the first floor and there is no lift. When you reach it you'll find an obliging receptionist. If you're early, she'll store your luggage (ditto when you...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Sydney in March 2017. Hotel is very small, nothing special, centrally locating, close to everything. What was good in this hotel is a great help provided by Front Desk person, Shelley. She gave as a some good advises, recommended excursions. We very please to Shelley for her professional service.

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Phoenix, AZ
Reviewed April 11, 2017

City Lodge is a good value for Sydney. It is an old, historic building, which they clearly advertise. They also tell you in advance that you will walk up 2 flights of stairs to check-in. Shelly at the front desk is very, very nice & helpful. She allowed us to store our luggage since we arrived hours before check-in. Our...

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christine Z, Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! And looking forward to see you again!

Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Excellent location, centre of Sydney CBD. Small room but adequate for an overnight stay, quite comfortable. Friendly staff and price unbeatable for such a location. Having your own ensuite is a bonus and the room is very clean. The only downside is no lift and narrow stairs which may hamper less able people.

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christine Z, Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with City Lodge ! Looking forward to seeing you again !

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed March 8, 2017

my room was right next to reception. There is no lift in the hotel, so that was good in the sense that I didn't have to carry my bags up more than 1 flight of stairs, but bad in the sense that it was REALLY LOUD. The free wifi was terrible, so I used my phone as a hotspot. The...

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christine Z, Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with City lodge! Looking forward to seeing you again !

Reviewed February 28, 2017

Just left city Lodge, lack of doing my own home work a shock to system. 1. No left, no pool or gym. My room was on the top floor. 2. Service is poor, lack of offering service or understanding to customers. 3. Lack of equipment, example one Ironing board and Iron in the Kitchen that services all the rooms. 4....

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Llandudno Junction, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 21:00 in the evening. We were met with a smile and a simple check in procedure. The room was on the top (4th) floor and yes there aren't any lifts available so we did have to carry our cases but you'll only do that the once. The room was spacious enough for a short stay with tea/coffee...

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Teddington
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Room on top landing clean enough but very cramped, had to walk sideways round the end of the bed to cross the room. Many flights of steep narrow wooden stairs. No lift. Furniture slightly shabby eg chair with split in side of seat in the reception area, and bedroom walls scuffed in places. Receptionist polite and helpful. TV, aircon, fridge...

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christine Z, Front Office Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us ! Looking forward to see you again !

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed November 27, 2016

This is a good budget accommodation option. It's located right in the center of the city, walking distance to Circular Quay and all the Sydney attractions. Nothing fancy, but has everything you need for a short stay.

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Thank you for staying with us ! Looking forward to see you again !

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about City Lodge

Address: L 2 15-17 Hunter St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: $71 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms at the back are quiet.”
MissyT68, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“lower floor ( no elevator), to ask questions on the Front Desk”
125bens, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“try not to be right next to reception unless you don't want to carry your bags up stairs”
vespa_beth, Mar 8, 2017 | Read review
“Don't let the photos of the room deceive.”
sailelea, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“FYI - No lifts, steep flight of stairs to get to rooms”
100daniellem, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
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