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Rydges Sydney Central

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Whakatane NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location for a stopover...just a walk across road from Central rail station and wonderful express airport train...Everything about hotel was great apart from breakfast... food was very average and service was all over the place.... a bit poor for the price

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Tijuana, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed 4 nights and I consider Rydges an excellent hotel chain but this time was very disappointing. Two days the maid service was not made, no clean cups, no towels,dirty tub (yellowish foam when filled), dusty room.. Room was dark lacking proper lighting. Sauna not working. Pay-per-views were very expensive and only a couple of free channels. Finally as animal... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for a few days on business. Very pleasant and cosy rooms with comfortable beds. A great location in Surry Hills so within walking distance of awesome restaurants. I'd recommend the location of this hotel for that alone!

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Thank Jem_LIU
Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Jem, Thank you for the lovely feedback. We are very lucky to be so close to the wonderful eateries in the area, it is great to hear you had a chance to sample some of them. We will look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Warm regards, Poppi Dean | Guest Relations Supervisor More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Not recommended!!!! Not nice to knock on guest hotel room after travelling for hours n check at d refrigerator from d guest before. Why not do it before? ...near d train station though good if want go by train after

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Thank Rina K
Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Rina, We always appreciate guest feedback, so thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I apologise for the disruption after check-in. Unfortunately our minibar stock is checked during the day, please always feel free to make use of the ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign to ensure you are not interrupted during your stay. I hope we may... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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44 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfectly located for our needs we enjoyed our weekend stay here. Decent breakfast options and a very nice spacious room. Check in could have been more helpful in giving us some idea of directions. Cleaning of room rather poor. Towels were left hanging but new ones also provided. Glass not cleaned from bedside table. These little things prevent me giving... More 

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Thank Johns1951
Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very lucky to be located so close to many of the sights and sounds that are popular in Surry Hills and Sydney. I’m sorry to hear you were not provided with adequate directions upon arrival, we have a 24 hour reception team and a concierge on... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was clean and comfortable. Larger room with a couch, coffee table to sit at. Bed was nice and the room was clean. Very close to Central station is handy. Staff were friendly. Nothing was above what was expected, but also no problems or issues at all. Got exactly what I expected with no complaints.

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Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. It’s good to hear you enjoyed the room and convenient location. We will look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Poppi Dean – Guest Relations Supervisor More 

Old Bar, Australia
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60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will just relay our experience. We booked two interconnecting rooms as we had care of our three grandchildren aged 6 months to nine years. We arrived to find the rooms were not interconnecting but separate rooms hence all of us slept in the one room with a cot and fold down couch shared by the two eldest. We were... More 

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Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel following your recent stay. I’m glad you enjoyed the Merlin Attraction passes and our indoor pool! I apologise for the issues with your stay. They have been addressed with our management; however, please feel free to contact myself or the hotel if there is anything further you wish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we've stayed here and it was another OK experience. Room was lovely - nice to have a couch to sit on and cleanliness was good. We did find something smeared on the window sill (apricot?) but it was behind the blind and not a real problem. Bathroom was missing a shower cap - box looked... More 

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Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Mahlah, Thank you for the feedback. It is wonderful to hear you will stay again and had the opportunity to use our indoor pool. I apologise for the issues you experienced during your stay, I have passed on the comments to our Housekeeping Manager and Maintenance team. We will look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Poppi... More 

Morrinsville
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from staying at Rydges in Surry Hills. Very handy to Central Railway station and comfortable walking distance to the great Sydney shopping experience. Staff are very friendly and extra helpful. Rooms comfortable clean and warm. Room service great wifi excellent and a warm spa helps you unwind. Ideal location definitely coming back. Represents great value for money

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Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm, Thank you so much for the excellent review! We love hearing that we have played our part in an enjoyable trip. I’m glad you had a chance to use our in-house spa and free guest WiFi as well as explore Sydney from our convenient location. We will look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Poppi Dean... More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rydges always tends to deliver on location and customer service. On previous trips to Sydney we have stayed at World Square (which is also good), this time though we opted for Rydges Central as they were offering a 2 4 1 night special. The hotel is an easy walk from Central Station, is right in the mix of great Surry... More 

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Rydges_Central, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Kirsten, Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback! It is always lovely to hear when our guests enjoy the rich history and wonderful amenities available in our Central location. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay and hope we will see you again soon. Warm regards, Poppi Dean – Guest Relations Supervisor More 

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Staying in Surry Hills

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Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighborhood continues to distinguish itself as a shopping destination, offering the best collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into a hub of media, design and professional services - a colorful and diverse place equally known for its antique dealers, art galleries, cafes and pubs. Strolling down the street on a Saturday morning, you’ll see a mix of students, artists, hipsters and a few all-nighters from Oxford Street, the “Gay Capital of Sydney”. In this vibrant neighborhood you will find bohemian chic and modern style co-existing side by side.
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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4.5 star hotel in Surry Hills. 271 guestrooms, with a 15m heated indoor pool, spa, sauna & gymnasium. Along with 2 restaurants and bars & cafe. ideal space for meetings, events & conferences ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Sydney Central

Address: 28 Albion St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Formerly The Sebel Surry Hills)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Surry Hills
Price Range: $126 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Sydney Central 4.5*
Number of rooms: 271
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Also Known As:
The Sebel Surry Hills Hotel Sydney
Sebel Surry Hills Sydney
Citigate Hotel Sydney
Sebel Surry Hills Hotel Sydney
Hotel Style:
#17 Spa Hotel in Sydney
#39 Family Hotel in Sydney
#48 Business Hotel in Sydney
#66 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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