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Lismore, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rydges Central has good service. Comfortable beds. Good facilities. Indoor pool, gym, spar all good. Good for conferences. Close to transport. Room clean. House keeping needs to apply more time in their cleaning of the showers, still has soap stains.

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed here a few times for business now, and I am always satisfied with the service, room and location. You're an easy walk away from Central station (so no trouble travelling further into the CBD if you don't feel like walking, and only three station stops away from the airport). There are plenty of cafes (with great coffee!) just... More 

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

Dear Liisa, Thank you for your great review! We are very lucky to enjoy such a central location for our guests close by to some great little gems in Surry Hills, it’s lovely to hear it suited your needs for the stay. I will pass your compliments on to our staff, they will be very pleased. We hope to welcome... More 

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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here two nights and would definitely return. The room was clean and comfortable, with plenty of towels. Full mini bar and coffee facilities in the room were great too. Being here only two nights I hung on my door a sign to say there was no need to clean it. For this a received a $10 voucher under... More 

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

Dear Kyle, It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your recent stay and had a chance to take advantage of our ‘Go Green’ initiative! Thank you for the excellent review of our hotel. We will look forward to welcoming you back during your next trip. Warm regards, Poppi Dean | Guest Relations Supervisor More 

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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never had a particularly high impression of this chain, but we were pleasantly surprised on staying there. The room was smartly decorated in the contemporary fashion. No, the room was not huge, but was well organised with all the amenities one expects. The hotel is very central and surrounded by plenty of reasonably priced eating joints. Staff could be... More 

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

Dear Anne, Thank you for sharing your review. I am pleased you were pleasantly surprised during your time with us and had a chance to enjoy the surrounding amenities. It is concerning to hear of your experience with our staff, we normally pride ourselves on our warm Rydges welcome. I will address this with our Reception team. I hope we... More 

Perth
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140 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just checked in and I can not say I am impressed so far. We were met with a foul chemical smell in reception redolent of cheap air freshener. Our room smells too. We thought it was fresh paint, but on close inspection this is not the case. No renos here! No coat hangers either! Well there were four for... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback following your arrival to our hotel. Please accept my apologies for the issues you have experienced with your room. I hope you are having a wonderful time with your conference today. Please do not hesitate to contact myself or reception at any time so that we may assist in resolving any troubles straight away.... More 

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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I often stay here for weekends when we have theatre plans because the rates are reasonable and the rooms and service can be counted on to be of a pleasing standard. This time I stayed to attend a conference at the NSWTF building next door and was greeted with the usual lovely and efficient service I've come to... More 

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

Dear Sam, Thank you for your lovely review of our hotel. Our staff will be very happy to hear you enjoyed the service provided during your stay. Please accept my apologies for the issue with your shower recess. I have passed on your feedback to our Housekeeping Manager. It is always a pleasure to hear from such a loyal guest.... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel was clean, the rooms were spacious and the hotel was close by to everything we needed, very short walking distance to china town and the Paddys markets. One problem when we first arrived was our bed was broken, completely broken, we contacted reception who sent a maintenance person- it was fixed quickly, but I don't see how house keeping... More 

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

Dear Alan and Jess, Thank you for sharing your review of our hotel. It is lovely to hear our location suited your needs for the stay and that you enjoyed our delicious ‘Rise” buffet breakfast. Please accept my apologies for the issue you experienced with your bed on arrival, I will address this with our Housekeeping Manager. I am glad... More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our tenth stay at Sydney Central since joining the PGR program (and we had stayed a number of times under the previous chain) and received a loyalty recognition from Poppi which was a lovely touch. We were also upgraded from a Superior to a Balcony room on Level 2 which would have been a great place to relax... More 

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

Dear Jen, Thank you for your wonderful review following your recent stay. It is a pleasure to receive such lovely feedback and great to know you enjoyed your time with us! I’m glad you had a chance to explore the great amenities in the area, and our very own Bar Surry Hills, particularly during such a busy trip. Thank you... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a Friday night here, great handy location, close walk to central station. Huge rooms with comfy bed, but terrible pillows. Shower has rather poor water pressure, but it was very clean. Really nice glasses to drink out of. The girls at the front desk were extremely friendly and helpful. I wasn't a fan of the underfloor fish tank, I... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review. I’m pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay in our convenient location. I have passed on your feedback regarding the water pressure in the shower to our Maintenance Manager. Unfortunately the greenery that normally resides in our in-ground fish tank has been temporarily removed for the cleaning process. This will be returned as soon... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was comfortable, I had asked for a room with a view and a double bed. Instead I got two single beds pushed together to form a double bed (useless to a solo traveller and better for couples to be honest) and a view of the neighbouring converted warehouse. The staff upon checkout only offered a meagre apology for... More 

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

Dear Antony, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I’m glad our location and rooms suited your needs for the stay. At this stage, all our beds have this convertible feature. Our beds will be changed to the popular Rydges Dream Beds during our current refurbishment. I apologise for the issues you experienced at reception and with... 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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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
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: $135 - $309 (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
#67 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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