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Vulcan Hotel

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Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in September and we had a great experience. All the staff were very friendly & helpful & they let us check in early because the room was ready. The room was small but clean & the bed was really comfy. Nice bathroom/shower too. Definitely recommend & will stay here again.

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

Thanks for pointing out our great location. We strive to offer value for money accommodation for visitors to Sydney. Thanks for staying with us. Regards - Carole & Harvey - Owners

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Beds where comfortable, price was good, clean and well maintained. Looks recently repainted. We only spent one night in the cheapest room, but for the price paid it was a nice comfy stay. Would stay again.

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

Hi Kimberley B Thanks for your review and for mentioning how clean and tidy our hotel is and that you would stay again. We apprecaite your comments.Regards Carole & Harvey - Owners

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've stayed at the Vulcan Hotel a number of times over the years and have always found it to be 'warm and friendly' - somewhat like your country holiday cottage. It's close to the city centre and Darling Harbour. The rooms are not large but are quaint and comfortable with all the conveniences you need in a room. Nice restaurant...

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

Hello PeterG8882014 Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you mentioned our friendly and helpful staff. With regards to our prices we believe we are very keenly priced given our location to Sydney city centre and other major iconic attractions. We have a variety of room types if you wanted a budget rate. Like our Shoe Box room for...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed August 14, 2014

I stayed here a couple of nights for work, which was located on Glebe Point Road, less than a 10 min walk away. The location was fine for that; I didn't go any further afield, so hard to judge if it's a good location if you're a visitor or tourist to Sydney. The room was fine; mine overlooked the main...

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

Hi Empress_joanna, what a fabulous Trip Advisor handle. Thanks for your lengthy review of our family owned and run hotel. We have taken note of the shower issue you raised and will take immediate action. Reception is open till 10pm however in an emergency we would assist you after those hours. Kind regards - Carole & Harvey - Owners

Munster, Germany
Reviewed August 13, 2014

Vulcan hotel was the perfect choice to stay in while being in Sydney. Loved the furniture and the way the whole hotel looked like. The hotel is located next to the university. Not really in the middle of town but within a 10 min. you are in the middle of everything- just what I wanted. In addition to that, staff...

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

Hello Julie K We really appreciate your review of our family owned and run hotel. Thank you for mentioning our great location to the city centre of Sydney. Regards Carole & Harvey - Owners

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 2, 2014

Accused by the owner at 1am this morning of setting off the fire alarm. What the?!?!?! Incredibly rude man. The whole experience has left a very bad impression. Won't be recommending this place any time soon

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

Joanna, it is unfortunate that the fire brigade and owner entering your room to check on your well being during a fire alarm was intrusive in your opinion. No blame pointing at all, we simply were worried for your safety. Regards, Carole and Harvey - Owners

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed July 31, 2014

I must say I am very happy with my room at the Vulcan, I am in 308 it's perfect, comfy bed, pillows, quiet, I have a wonderful spa which I found hard to get out of as I was so relaxed, perfect after a very early start a flight and a long day in a conference. Easy walking distance to...

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

Hello Ingrid O Thank you for pointing our hotels' wonderful attributes in your review. We appreciate your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Carole & Harvey

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed July 22, 2014

As a regular visitor to Sydney and a regular at the Vulcan I find satying there is like staying with a good friend and not the sterile enviroment of most large hotels. It is a no fuss well located hotel with lots of charm. The staff are friendly and as a regular treat you as such.

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

Hello Frank M Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy you feel as comfortable as at home when you visit us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Carole & Harvey - Owners

Maitland, Australia
Reviewed July 21, 2014

We've stayed several times at the Vulcan as it ticks all the boxes for a young family or for a couple. With kids we had a great space that was very comfortable for us all. As a couple we were upgraded and the room was quiet and well set out. This is a great location and the breakfast downstairs is...

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

Hello TomJacB, lovely to have stay with us so often and appreciate your kind review about our hotel. We strive to be a stylish value for money hotel with friendly staff and so near to Sydney city centre

Los Angeles
Reviewed July 6, 2014

They hotel is great value for money. The location is close to Darling Harbour and the public transport systems of Sydney. Also: sydney fish market, Glebe, Dog track. Modern interior - clean, tidy and well appointed. I based myself for 7 days in this hotel and saw all of Sydney. From Darling Harbour, to the farmers markets, Opera house, Manly,...

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VulcanH, Owner at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Annenberg Lovely to have a guest from USA review in such positive way. Thank you for noting our location and easy access to see all the great sights of Sydney Australia. Please come and stay again. Regards Carole & Harvey - Owners

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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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: $93 - $177 (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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“Not facing main road”
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“On the corner of two busy streets not sure how the traffic affects external rooms. We asked for a quiet internal room.”
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“great location, close to shops and university”
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