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Arts Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Hotel has great accommodation & it is walking distance to the SCG. The staff were excellent nothing was to much trouble. I would recommend this Hotel to anyone. We had a room facing the street & you could just hear the traffic. The Hotel has its own restaurant which we didnt use but we had heard good reports about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this for my partner and young son as it was close to stadium for an event and it had parking......WRONG no parking what hotel does not have enough spaces for rooms its ridiculous had I been warned of this when booking I would have paid upfront for the parking to ensure they had a spot not having to drive... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our overnight stay here was fine. But do not rely on parking. We had the most horrific luck with parking here. Ended up paying $117 for overnight at the hospital. A cheap stay turned into a very expensive one.

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Thank Samantha C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My original 1 week stay morphed into 2 at this great hotel. All of the staff I encountered were professional and friendly and went out of their way to help and answer any questions I had. The room was a good size for me and always very clean. Add in a lovely little courtyard, it's own laundry, being so close... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic location, central to everything and great cafes, restaurants and shops right on the door. Very functional and comfortable place to crash. Perfect place to stay if you will be out and about visiting or exploring. Great having the bar / pub down stairs.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok this property is perfectly located, close to paddington & the city. The rooms are nice, clean & not that noisey considering you are on Oxford street. Great hot shower & the best fluffy towels, yes i would stay here again.........plenty of food options very close by, great little cafe just across the road for breakfast (Ampersand cafe)......

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

I stayed for a week whilst my husband was in St Vincent's for heart surgery. The lift was very scary so I used the stairs for the majority. Did not worry me. I could not fault the staff always helpful & obliging. Price was reasonable & bed comfortable. My room overlooked Oxford St but was reasonably quiet. Hotel next door... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

I booked this hotel via Qantas Holidays and was thoroughly disappointed that my room did not resemble those featured on the website. Mattress was sagging and was probably 15-20 years old; Hair dryer was dated and didn't work efficiently; Rips in carpet had me tripping over The dirt on the windows and the fridge nearly made me vomit. Location was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

Perfect location to stay with walking distance to all Paddington's shops, cafes and markets. Room was clean and had everything I needed. Loved the little balcony overlooking the weekend street life. The reception staff were fabulous, friendly and helpful. I'd certainly stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Came for Medical reasons. While I was in hospital, hubby stayed at hotel. I stayed night before and night after. Excellent staff. Great location. Parked car on arrival. Did not move it until we left Sydney. So convenient to hospital- easy walk- and buses at the door. Great pub next door for dinner. Will definitely be staying again.

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Staying in Paddington

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Paddington
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Arts Hotel is a charming 3 star hotel offering personal service and a unique location in Paddington, Sydney's arts and fashion precinct. All rooms have ensuite, air conditioning, free Foxtel, safe, ironing facilities, bar fridge, hairdryer and clock radio. Garden rooms face onto the central courtyard and have complimentary wi-fi. Interconnecting rooms are available for families with children. There is free wi-fi in all public areas of the hotel, free guest bicycles and free car parking (NB space is limited and cannot be reserved).Set amongst fashion boutiques, specialty shops, cinemas, late night bookshops, art galleries, pubs, cafes and restaurants, the hotel is also within walking distance of the city. Buses run directly to City shops, Circular Quay, Central Station, Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay. Paddington is a heritage conservation area with a village atmosphere. It is a delight to explore on foot with its narrow winding streets and restored Victorian terraces houses. There are over 280 boutiques in Paddington and on Saturdays you can visit Sydney's most popular street market.The Arts Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Sydney. We invite you to experience the charm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arts Hotel

Address: 21 Oxford St | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Paddington
Price Range: $117 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arts Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Sydney Sullivans Hotel
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