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Balmain Lodge

  • Excellent14%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible58%
  • Jul 6, 2016
    “Traditional place for life style Aussie.”
  • Jun 6, 2015
    “Awful place”
415 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041 Australia See on map
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

It´s perfect place for enjoy with friends. The hotel is located in the best famous street in Balmain. This place is close for everything, transports, supermarkets, a lot of stores and boutiques. Easy to go and back.

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank Evelincandido
Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for a week ($300) and it was honestly an awful experience. Cockroaches, spiders you name it. The room I was given wasn't even clean (Looked like a prostitues den) and it was quite obvious the manager didn't care, he just wanted the...More

Date of stay: June 2015
13  Thank Deeea
Reviewed January 11, 2014

A few years back when it was a bit newer this was an acceptable budget choice. The best room is/was the one above the Wok on Inn takeaway. The rest of the place felt like a stale Uni hall of residence. That was a few...More

Date of stay: January 2014
5  Thank PominSydney_12
Reviewed September 11, 2010

Stayed at Balmain Lodge for a few days, had planned to stay there for much longer but couldn't handle the conditions and I have stayed in some terrible places around the world and this would be the worst. It looked like there was faeces on...More

Date of stay: July 2010
14  Thank JacksonHolt
Reviewed January 20, 2009

I stayed in the exact same room (no. 19) as the reviewer above (who stayed there July 2008). I can tell this by the photos he left. I paid $85 a night. The room was not clean. it stank of rancid oil or grease and...More

Date of stay: January 2009
8  Thank Chancaca
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Food & drink at the hotel
The Lodge Bar
31 reviews
Cuisines: Wine Bar
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Refrigerator in room
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$47 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Balmain > Balmain
Room types
Number of rooms
Price range
$47 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Balmain > Balmain
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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"Bedroom oposite the street, probaly will be quiter."
Jul 6, 2016
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