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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing is cheap in Sydney. This place is ok, middle of the range Pop in for a quick drink Meals are not bad either and ok prices Staff are friendly and there is usually plenty of seating Located opposite Central Station, exit of Chalmers street

Thank Daryl W
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Close to public transport . Lovely clean rooms.... We found the staff lovely and cheerful. Make sure you ask for the corner rooms ( eg room 4) they are bigger than the others. Would certainly come back here again. Within walking distance to Darling Harbour, lots of eateries close by.

Thank Krisy64
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked the hotel as we wanted to be near public transport and fairly central and this did the job. We liked the rooms which were spacious and had a welcoming feel about them - nothing commercial or boxy about this hotel. The bathroom had loads of toiletries and was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. We stayed... More 

Thank CWAJW15
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 9.30pm on a Sunday. Traveled straight from airport, having been ripped off by taxi driver claiming not to know where hotel was kept driving round, was greeted with as we walked through the door "we close at 10pm good job you made it" we we then told we could have a quick drink if we took it to... More 

Cotton Tree
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Great spot right across the road from Om Central station! Friendly staff Rooms clean and 3 star quality Bistro has good pub food but their are cheaper eats around the area but nevertheless it's a good value feed Definitely recommend

Thank coll612
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Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Only stay one night. It was perfect only a short walk to the train station we come from Newcastle and had a early international flight the next day. Right price right location. Need to book early to get the cheap rates

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Newcastle, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

This pub is fantastic. Its across the road from Central Station, has a bistro with cheap and tasty meals, and he rooms are spotless with lovely dark wood old furniture. I will definately be making another stay there soon.

Thank bronte000
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Royal Exhibition Hotel is a budget hotel located bang opposite the Southern Concourse of Sydney Central Station. So travelling from / to airport or anywhere else in Sydney is very easy. Rooms are spacious and reasonably well furnished. Bathroom looked newly renovated and modern. Free WiFi worked well in our second floor room. Lift is available. The pub on the... More 

Thank Debashis M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Great old school Sydney Pub - fantastic location for transport with Central station directly across the road. Good size clean rooms -Great value for money. Good variety of restaurants and other pubs nearby.

Thank snozzau
Manila, Philippines
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night and found the place to be quite convenient. It is a few meters away from the train station and has has pretty good food and drinks at the bar below. You check in at the bar, since there is really no reception area. The room was spacious and comfortable and we were allowed to... More 

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Conveniently located directly opposite Central Station, with direct link from Airport. Only 10minutes from heart of the city, with Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, The Rocks and city shopping at our door. We have 10 refurbished Standard Double rooms rated 3 star by the Australian Accommodation Association and 4 Deluxe Boutique rooms all serviced by a modern elevator. All our rooms are tastefully decorated, and have queen beds and feature their own ensuites, air conditioning, flat screen television, coffee and tea making facilities, refrigerator, safe and are all serviced daily.Facilities with the hotel, Public Bar, Gaming facilities including TAB, Restaurant serving lunch and dinner 7 days, Beer Garden and Terrace Cocktail Bar and Functions area. ... more   less 

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Address: 86-88 Chalmers Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Surry Hills
Price Range: $86 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Royal Exhibition Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Second floor is good.”
  • Bathroom is thru that door in corner and is newly refurbished, very modern.
 of 5 bubbles Tootone56, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1-3 seem good”
 of 5 bubbles Jo9T, Mar 19, 2016 | Read review
“Check the room and bed before you pay. And don't expect the management to care about you. It's a pub with a few rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 720libbys, Oct 31, 2015 | Read review
“Three floors , all reasonably quite.”
 of 5 bubbles bettys676, Oct 28, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms that face the main street do have some traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles geoffreyh408, Sep 12, 2015 | Read review
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