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Vulcan Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is small, but ok. It's clean and it has private bathroom (the hand-wash is very small). This Hotel is located very close to Broadway Street, where you can find a lot of restaurants, Central Station (10 min - walking), Chinatown (10 min - walking) and Darling Harbour (15 min - walking). The price compared to others in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this hotel in Sydney which is quite reasonably priced. The staff are very welcoming and friendly full stop the rooms have everything that you need including a mini bar fridge. There is a smoking Courtyard in the middle of the hotel which is open to the elements. The Breakfast cafe does very good breakfasts and is worth a visit.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel through Qantas Hotels at a great rate. We were attending an awards night for my company at Pyrmont and I wanted something reasonably priced as we would really only be sleeping and showering. What a little gem!! The hotel was lovely, the staff were very very helpful and the breakfast was fantastic!! The room was smallish,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We were very happy with the location of the hotel, we had little noise from the street and it was in walking distance of most nice suburbs, as well as public transport. The room's furniture might need a little updating and the bathroom's grout was going black which looks nasty. But all in all the room felt clean otherwise, the... More 

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear k2881q, Thank you for taking the time to write about the Vulcan Hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the room clean. At the moment we are looking into re-grouting some of our bathrooms and upgrading the basins. I have passed your comments onto our staff and they were delighted to hear about your positive feedback.... More 

Oban, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I'm in Sydney once or twice a month on business at the southern end of the CBD. The Vulcan is well located, very comfortable, very good value and the staff are excellent. it's quiet, the rooms are spacious for the fee paid. The hotel offers a good breakfast.

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian M, Thank you for your positive feedback and your continuing support! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards, Christine - Hotel Manager More 

Maroochydore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

When working in the vicinity I always stay at the Vulcan. The staff are always friendly and helpful, the rooms are always clean and well maintained. The best part is the bed and shower, that is what I always use as a gauge on how good a hotel is and this one is good. Another very good thing is that... More 

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cliff P, We are delighted to read that you chose to stay with us again and we didn't disappoint. It is very pleasing that you find the Hotel always clean and well maintained. Thank you for your positive comments on our staff - they certainly are an asset to the Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you again in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We stayed there for 5 days. The hotel was so clean, quiet and cozy, and good for price. We were happy with service, minibar. The location was very close to UTS, and TAFE and also 15 min walk to The University of Sydney which I commuted every day very easily. The other advantageous was lots of free parking spots(after 6... More 

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear elnaz i, Thank you for leaving feedback on your recent stay at the Vulcan Hotel. We are pleased to hear you found the Hotel clean, quiet and in a convenient location. Thank you also for your comments about our friendly customer service. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Regards, Christine - Hotel Manager More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The reception was lovely, warm and welcoming--I was traveling alone and under the pressure of an academic conference (I chose the Vulcan due to its close location to the University of Sydney), so having someone at the desk who was so willing to help me find locations and print out directions (buses, timetables maps) was incredibly helpful. Also, the breakfast... More 

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Vulcan H, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary W, Pleased you noticed our double glazed windows to keep out the road noise. Some Windows are even triple glazed. We also hand pick our staff and train them all to have your interests at heart. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Regards, Carole - Owner More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This little boutique hotel is first rate from the friendly staff to the clean comfortable rooms and the bright pleasant in house cafe. We loved it here and the rates were so reasonable. A great tourist and business hotel with lovely ambiance

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Vulcan H, Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cminors, We love reading feedback like yours and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay, our comfortable rooms and our inhouse cafe. We take great pride in the cleanliness of the Hotel and strive for the best possible customer service. We hope we will be seeing you again in the future. Regards, Christine - Hotel Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Brilliant reception, easy to the cbd,etc., clean and stylish rooms, breakfast a dream. I came exhausted and within 30 mins I was refreshed. Hard to believe that I am in the heart of a bustling city, here it is quiet, feserved and elegant and there will still be space in your wLlet when you check out. A family affair and... More 

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Vulcan H, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ZhouLIN, Many thanks for your comments. We can't do much better than 5*star. Hope to be welcoming you again soon. Regards, Carole - Owner More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Vulcan Hotel Sydney is a stylishly renovated heritage listed hotel; the ultimate city retreat. The Vulcan Hotel Sydney features 46 well appointed ensuite rooms that cater for travellers who not only appreciate its quality accommodation but also its personal service and charm. The Vulcan Hotel Sydney is centrally located a few minutes walk away from the heart of Sydney's famous Darling Harbour and within short walking distance to Chinatown, Broadway, and the Universities. A quick walk to the monorail or train station and you are in the heart of Sydney City within 10 minutes. The property is also a completely non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vulcan Hotel

Address: 500 Wattle St | Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $117 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vulcan Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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