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“Worth stopping here its so handy for everything” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney - MGallery Collection

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Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney - MGallery Collection
Ranked #36 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
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frodsham
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“Worth stopping here its so handy for everything”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

There was some confusion on booking in as travel agent had booked it in partners name but staff were very helpful and friend whilst sorting this out. Lovely boutique hotel but if you need a lift upstairs this is not the place for you. Rooms are very clean and tidy, bathroom ok. Breakfast is good value. Very very handy for the bridge, circular quay and the opera house. Also the tour buses stop quite near by. Just an ideal location for anyone stopping for a few days in Sydney. Didn't have a car but they organised taxis for you. The only complaint was there alcohol licence 9.30pm .... we thought they were joking! So if you want a drink in the evening ou have to go elsewhere.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Great spot for a stay in Sydney with perfect location in the Rocks, close to all public transport (esp ferries), restuarants and entertainment and having it's own good bar, terrace cafe and very hospitable staff.
Car parking is a nuisance (typical inner city) having to use the public carpark nearby (the guest price reduction helped a lot).
WIll stay again.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Ideally located in the heart of The Rocks in the historic section around Nurse's Walk and the Suez Canal and a short five minute walk to Circular Quay. Boutique style and wonderfully restored to maintain original stone work and timber beams. Scarlett's Restaurant offers friendly service with well presented meals and great service. Plenty of other restaurants and cafes in easy walking distance. No elevators but assistance is available from the responsive staff.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

A lovely, quaint hotel just 3 levels high. Warm, cosy setting with very friendly and attentive staff. We stayed 2 nights and loved the close proximity to restaurants and cafes, and the Circular Quay ferry and train terminals. The main attraction was being in the heart of The Rocks and all its history! There is a dummy waiter-like lift only for luggage so rooms are reached via stairs but that's all part of the experience :) Lots of people have evening drinks at the bar which doubles up as the reception (I know, sounds weird but it works here!).

Room Tip: We stayed in 221 and you can hear a nearby band in the daytime but it got pretty quiet at night so n...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

we stayed here one night only as a stopover & it was a very pleasant experience.the rooms are very modern with everything there for you & good free toiletries aswell.The staff here are smartly dressed,well spoken,very polite & courteous .nothing was a problem here & everything was sorted for you.this hotel is not for groups but ideal for couples & families.there is lots of bars & eateries nearby.You are in 2 minutes walking distance from The Harbour Bridge & 5 minutes walk from the Opera house.the main shopping area is a 10 minute stroll away.i would recommend this hotel for that special occasion & would definetly stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is one of my favourite hotels in the world. It's not particular cheap but is a great boutique hotel. The staff are friendly and exceptionally helpful. I used to go to this hotel whenever I was in Sydney on business but then my company made a rule that you had to stay in a Sheraton or Westin when on business. A great shame.

Ideally placed for the restaurants and bars on the Rocks and not far from Circular Quay.

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
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Property: Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney - MGallery Collection
Address: 34-52 Harrington St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > The Rocks
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#34 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
#35 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#37 Family Hotel in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney - MGallery Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 59
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of Sydney lies the Harbour Rocks Hotel, a beautiful yet intimate 59 room boutique hotel, steeped in the history of the famous Rocks precinct.The Harbour Rocks Hotel is the perfect Sydney hotel accommodation choice, a popular & exclusive “home away from home” for discerning travellers and the perfect base from which to explore the city of Sydney.Perfectly located in ‘The Rocks’ and just a short stroll from some of Australia’s best icons the Sydney Harbour Bridge & Opera House, this Sydney boutique hotel accommodation offers a variety of stunning guest rooms to choose from. All to suit the needs of both the professional business and experienced leisure traveller. ... more   less 
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