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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Medusa is tucked away in the middle of bustling Darlinghurt. Once you enter this quirky little boutique hotel, the noise of Sydney fades behind the very effective double glazed windows. Jesse and Luke are charming hosts who welcome the guest into an interesting and well appointed property. We had the grand suite with the huge balcony overlooking Darlinghurst Road, which... More 

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Nabiac, Australia
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Colour scheme needs an update but rooms well done. Nice to have windows that open. Man at front desk a lovely character. Location great. Would definitely stay there again. Check out The Almond Bar nearby for a great meal.

1 Thank Lynn H
Paris, France
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36 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Mixed feelings about my stay. The positive: Every single person who works at the Medusa in terms of service is truly outstanding. They truly go the extra mile consistently to make sure you are comfortable and happy. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. The negative: I was facing the street and it was very noisy. I had trouble sleeping and ended up awake... More 

1 Thank paestum70
Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

1: Describe the service you experienced. The check in service was easy and welcoming. This is a small hotel and the service is a little more personal than a big city chain so it’s nice. The hotel looks like an old Sydney Terrance house and when you walk in the reception is really pleasant. 2: Tell us how you liked... More 

1 Thank MSmithyx
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Returned again to Medusa, and again had a great experience. We got great service, extremely clean rooms, and all the things you want from a boutique hotel. They keep ticking all the boxes …. thanks …. and will see you again soon!

2 Thank Ary L
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I booked a Deluxe Double Room. The rooms are clean & comfortable and feature a sink, fridge, microwave, cutlery and spacious bath/shower. The hotel is conveniently located within Darlinghurst and is in walking distance of many galleries, restaurants, cafes and bars. The free fruit and pastries in the lobby and complimentary chocolates in the room were a nice touch. Would... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

I needed a hotel close to St.Vincents Hospital and by luck found the Medusa. I had a room upstairs for a couple of days but needed to be at ground level when my wife was discharged from hospital. Luke shuffled reservations around and we moved to 202. The rooms are compact, but spotless and I never heard any noise from... More 

2 Thank Malferg
Honiara, Solomon Islands
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

The first word that springs to mind is "cute". Lovely boutique hotel close to Oxford St and the Cross. Spotless rooms with great amenities and quality fittings. The management are a delight and the peaceful and quiet atmosphere is delicious. Free and reliable WIFI. Cute bathroom with a great big bath, plenty of large fluffy towels and lovely toiletries. Comfy... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I was travelling alone for a working trip, coupled by some time for tourism and I have found a very central and small hotel whereas I totally felt at home! Great experience. Accommodation is simple but nice. It is clean and cheerful. In a country where smoking is over-criminalised, this country has found pleasant spots for smokers also which do... More 

Thank Storti
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and supporting stuff. We had a great room to the courtyard. The room is well equipped with a small kitchenette (cottlery, microwave, tea, coffee, minibar, plates). The room was big in comparison to the bathroom. We could hear the guests upstairs our room which was disturbing. The hotel is located in a nice quarter Darlinghurst with a lot... More 

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Staying in Darlinghurst

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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Additional Information about Medusa

Address: 267 Darlinghurst Rd | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Darlinghurst
Price Range: $170 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Medusa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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