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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly we arrived at 11am, but it was completely closed, nobody around so we called the out of hours number to be told they won't open until 12, even though the opening hours say 11am. We finally checked in at 2pm, girl was quick to take payment but didn't tell us where anything was in the hotel just showed us...

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Early dinner with granddaughter. New owners-revamped. Service much quicker. From order to eating-6 minutes. Panko schitzel nice and moist. Chips were actually wedges. They were good. Gravy awful. Very sweet. Chef's salad was a bit odd. They said feta, beetroot, pumpkin and almond. The almond was a broken up sesame biscuit. Still tasted OK. A bit pricey. $30. Maybe add...

Thank bellaboho
North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I arrived to a hotel that is totally shut. I had to call someone to come and let me in, waiting 15 minutes on the street for them. There is no manager on site. I would never have booked had I been told it was shut. Also, when the pub is open, there appears to be nothing preventing pub patrons...

Thank katy20172017
Goulburn, Australia
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

When we arrived the sign on the door said they opened at 11 so we waited and waited and at 11.30 we called the after hours number, Adam was lovely and explained as it was New Year's Day the pub wasn't open but he would be there soon to check us in as we were going to Field Day that...

Thank logan_chandler96
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Congratulations to the new owners for a much-needed restoration in keeping with Frisco's naval heritage. I disagree with an earlier review and can see a lot of thought was put into the use of space and the broad and 'tricky' demographic to maintain the appeal and affordability for the loyal locals as well as broadening the appeal to a more...

Thank bloss20152015
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Been going here for years, previously a hidden gem of the area. downstairs bar still seems a fairly mixed and unpretentious and inviting, pool tables inside and great tables and chairs on the footpath, though the decor inside has started to take a turn for the worst, twee shabby chic pseudo-sailor look has been installed over the more authentic sailor...

Thank Luka S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Great Aussie pub in the heart of Woolloomooloo, great location - walking distance to the Botanical Gardens, Art Gallery and the CBD. Very friendly and helpful staff, fantastic food with specials on different days of the week and happy hours. There are rooms upstairs, which are basic but adequate and great value for money. Highly recommend!

Thank Katrina H
Nice, France
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The pub is next to our hotel and very convenient. The happy hour offers 5 dollar pints. There is pub food too which we didnt try. Good atmosphere. I can recommend to go for a beer and meet the locals. If you look for a tourist magnet head elsewhere.

Thank Phil6676
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Our group couldn't fault the food or the service. Thank you Adam and the lovely girl who looked after us. We will be back! Perfect spot upstairs on the verandah for a large group. Easy walk from the Botanic gardens.

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TheFrisco, Manager at Frisco Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely words and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Friends visiting from QLD stayed at The Frisco for three nights as it was close to where I live. We all had a lovely late lunch on the balcony upstairs. The north facing sun & views over the city were great. Meals were delicious & very moderately priced. I also checked out the rooms, clean & comfortable with shared bathrooms....

Thank Kylie W
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Frisco Hotel boasts a rich heritage in one of Sydney's best known addresses. Our guests enjoy the ambience of a classic East Sydney hotel with bar, TAB, gaming facilities and hotel accommodation. Now under new management The Frisco is catering for everything from your after work drinks to your next birthday party. With a first floor catering for up to 150 guests and 6 hotel rooms on our second floor enquire now for your next function or short Sydney getaway. We are ideally located at 46 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo. Only a 5 minute walk from the Botanical Gardens, Darlinghurst / Kings Cross and 10 minute walk from the Sydney Opera House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Frisco Hotel

Address: 46 Dowling Street | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $80 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Frisco Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Not reviewing the accommodation but I'm sure that's improved as well.”
 of 5 bubbles bloss20152015, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“this review is as a bar and eating venue, not for accomm.”
 of 5 bubbles 115lukas, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
“There are 2 family rooms that sleep 4, plus a room that sleeps 3, and double rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles KatrinaH444, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Only went to restaurant.......”
 of 5 bubbles GenaW_11, Oct 15, 2015 | Read review
“Sit on the balcony....sublime!”
 of 5 bubbles CherylTom60, May 7, 2014 | Read review
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