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“Amazingly Comfortable Stay!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cambridge Hotel Sydney

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Cambridge Hotel Sydney
Ranked #37 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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1 review
“Amazingly Comfortable Stay!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great location and just right for the budget! It was closed to entertainment area like Oxford street. It's location is quiet as it is not on the corner street but still captures great view from the balcony of my room.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Jhon Bert R
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StevenGargano, General Manager at Cambridge Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
Hi Jhon Bert,

It’s great you enjoyed our central location in Sydney’s Surry Hills as well as the high standard of our accommodation. I’m glad you found our hotel to offer excellent value for money; thank you for sharing your thoughts, the Cambridge Hotel looks forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards,
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Wellington
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

The Cambridge is very conveniently located being close to the city and also to the many eating places in Darlinghurst. It is also quiet at night and the streets around it feel safe. Also if you need to work while you're there the desk set up is good and sometimes they have special prices which include wifi.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sarah & David W
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StevenGargano, General Manager at Cambridge Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
Hi Sarah and David,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your recent stay with us. I’m glad you enjoyed our Surry Hills surrounds and the quality of restaurants in our nearby vicinity. Further to your feedback, many of the Cambridge Hotel rooms feature work desks for travelers on business. The hotel also provides complimentary Wi-Fi to guests that book direct online. Our Front Desk team appreciate your 5/5 rating and look forward to welcoming you both back.

Kind regards,
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

Wanting to get away from the overpriced rooms in the CBD/city centre of Sydney we booked this hotel because of it's more neighbourhood-like location. Of course the neighbourhood is Surry Hills so if the hotel didn't work out we were always going to be able to eat, drink and shop well. Luckily for us, the Cambridge turned out to be fantastic. We got an excellent rate online and took the airport train directly to Museum Station, for a 10 minute easy walk to the hotel (you can also get off at Central and, although the walk is shorter, there is a hilly bit for 3 blocks). The hotel is easy to find, with clearly visible signage and bright orange façade. Check in was quick and painless. The directional signage on each level is clear and plentiful so there was no wandering down the wrong corridor to find our room (and the corridors are a bit quirky). The room itself overlooked the light well (we checked in late and the better rooms were filled) so there wasn't much natural light but there were plenty of bright lights in the room. Our bathroom was absolutely spotless, the bed was insanely comfortable and the pillows large and full. One thing we liked also was that there was a sheet and a comforter, rather than just the quilt itself. And the sheets are thick, soft and pristine white. We slept better than we do at home! In the lobby are computers if you need them, lots of information on things to do and next door is an Italian restaurant. However with the incredible variety of excellent restaurants and bars in Surry Hills, you should get outside, go up to Crown Street and explore them for yourself. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DaisyFire
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StevenGargano, General Manager at Cambridge Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
Hi DaisyFire,

Thank you for taking the time to share your detailed feedback on your stay at the Cambridge Hotel. It’s great you enjoyed our Surry Hills location, as well as our high standard of accommodation and housekeeping facilities. I’m glad you found our rates to be affordable and our rooms, high value for money.

Thank you again for your thoughts, the team appreciate your kind commendation of their service and look forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards,
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

The hotel was well located and close to everything I needed, and was clean and well presented with friendly staff. The quality of food was not the best however it is close to many places to eat. There was a fair bit of building noise around during the day.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Phil B
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StevenGargano, General Manager at Cambridge Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
Hi Phil,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your stay. I’m glad you enjoyed our accessible location and friendly staff. It’s unfortunate you found our room service lacking in quality; our Food and Beverage Manager is investigating this further. I thank you for providing the opportunity to improve the standard of our accommodation and the hotel looks forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards,
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Orange
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

Right in the city, close to sydney hot spots presentation great service good but watch out which room they put u in
Near the alley is noisy and they want gull psyment up front. The hill to get back to hotel is a bit if a doozy

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Tami W
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StevenGargano, General Manager at Cambridge Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
Hi Tami,

I’m glad you found our location accessible to the CBD and within walking distance of all the harbour city has to offer. In regards to our payment policy; the hotel takes a pre-authorised amount of your full room charge plus an additional deposit. This is similar to a majority of hotels and acts as a guarantee for payment. This total amount is finalised during check-out and the remainder is made available again on your card. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, I hope I have clarified on our payment policies.

Kind regards,
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Darlinghurst
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

Wonderful staff, great rooms, very modern and amazing big Balconys to unwind. Very central and easy to book, no hassle. Just of Sydney's Gay strip Oxford Street, close to restaurants, bars and food stores. 10/10 for everything! :-)

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Shawn G
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StevenGargano, General Manager at Cambridge Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
Hi Shawn,

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay at the Cambridge Hotel. I’m glad you enjoyed our friendly staff and high standard of accommodation, as well as our close proximity to Oxford Street and Taylor Square. Thank you again for your feedback, the hotel looks forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards,
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Shailer Park
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

compact, clean room, overall great service, in room facilities kettle, fridge etc located in wardrobe, could be re-organised.
I would certainly use this hotel again, I didn't use the hotel bar/café.

thanks

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Keith M
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StevenGargano, General Manager at Cambridge Hotel Sydney, responded to this review, May 18, 2014
Hi Keith,

I’m glad you enjoyed many aspects of your stay at the Cambridge Hotel. Our Front Desk and Housekeeping Departments appreciate your kind commendation of their service and standards. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, the hotel looks forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards,
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Additional Information about Cambridge Hotel Sydney

Property: Cambridge Hotel Sydney
Address: 212 Riley St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Formerly Quality Hotel)
Phone Number:
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Surry Hills
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#16 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
#26 Family Hotel in Sydney
#36 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#39 Business Hotel in Sydney
#49 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cambridge Hotel Sydney 4*
Number of rooms: 149
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4 star Cambridge Hotel offers multi-award winning accommodation located in the heart of Sydney's Surry Hills. Many of our 149 guest rooms and suites offer stunning city-scape views from their private balconies. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Sydney's main attractions, and is ideally located for accessing Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Cockle Bay Wharf and Sydney's Iconic Landmark's such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Facilities include 24-hour reception and room-service, a rustic Italian restaurant and an indoor, heated swimming pool and spa. All rooms enjoy complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safes and comfortable bedding. Parking will never be an issue at the hotel with 5 basement levels of parking available for guests to use (fees apply) ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Quality Hotel Sydney
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