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Vulcan Hotel

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Oban, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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6 hotel reviews
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
2 reviews
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Central to Ultimo, this boutique hotel is a clean, affordable, quiet stay with large modern rooms, free wifi and a cafe that serves a great Big Breakfast (traditional or vegetarian) that will keep you happy through to lunch time. You're just a quick walk to the Broadway restaurant strip but there is no noise. The owner personally checked on how... More 

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

Dear stefansorensen2000, Thank you for such a great review on your recent stay. It is pleasing to read that you found our Hotel clean, affordable and enjoyed the freshly cooked Breakfast in our Cafe. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future! Regards, Christine - Hotel Manager More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

For sure the location ( easy acces to any part of the town by public transport or by foot, or low fared taxi rides) of this hotel and the facilities of the nice and spacious Boutique hotel rooms all build up to the excellent experience during our 5 day trip to Sydney. The staff at reception made the experience exceptionally... More 

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

Dear liesbeth266, Thank you for your positive comments on our convenient location and our great staff! We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Regards, Christine - Hotel Manager More 

Austin, Texas
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44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I, along with two other colleagues, had a quick one night stay in this lovely boutique hotel while on a work trip. The Vulcan is beautiful, having a nice seating area upon entering. The rooms are small, which is not surprising for a hotel in Sydney, but offer everything you need. The location is ideal, being a quick five minute... More 

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

Dear csprau88, We are pleased you enjoyed your quick trip to the Vulcan. Next visit please ask for a larger room - perhaps a Studio with city views and balcony. These are available for just a small upgrade fee. Regards, Christine - Hotel Manager More 

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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: $105 - $193 (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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