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Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney
Ranked #53 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
Zurich, Switzerland
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“Great for the price you pay”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

The hotel is dated but the room was good after all, big enough with balcony and clean. It is good located near China Town and about 10-15 minutes to Darling Harbour. I was surprised what you get for the price you pay. In comparison with other Sydney hotels it's very cheap and much better then the other (way more expensive) hotel we spend at the end of our vacation.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
285 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2013

On your doorstep Chinatown, Casino, Fish Markets, Darling Harbour, Powerhouse Museum and The City - can not ask for a better location. Rooms are so reasonably priced, clean and comfortable, with basic, but certainly all the amenities you need. At these prices and in this location, certainly worth a visit. So check out there rates.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Ko Samui, Thailand
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Good location for china town and George street. Rooms and facilities are dated and very dusty but generally clean and tidy. Initial welcome by the two women on reception was abysmal. We flew in by 9.30am after a night flight with no sleep from Bangkok. We had requested and early check in by email the week before. They replied to say they couldn't guarantee it but would try their best to accommodate. I mentioned this on check in and the woman didn't even acknowledge our request. Told us to come back at 2pm. One woman was more interested in playing with her phone than dealing with guests. No welcome to Sydney, no offer of a map. when I asked for directions to go for a coffee locally she said turn left and walk for 10 mins. Not the best start to our adventure. I must add that the rest of the staff where incredibly helpful with our requests. It's a shame those two women where there to 'welcome' us. The lifts are temperamental. The Wifi is not free, it's $5 for an hour or $10 for 24 hours and they can't guarantee access in your room, which I thought was a bit of a cheek when you have paid for the service. We had limited access in our room in the first floor.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2013

There is a faded elegance about this place. The lifts are slow, the electronic keys fail to work, but the rooms are huge and the staff incredibly helpful, as they had to be because every time I went out they had to let me back in.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Blue Mountains
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97 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2013

Brilliantly located behind China Town and just outside the centre of Sydney this clean comfortable well priced hotel offers everything you need as a base for trips to Sydney. Breakfast is fine, parking underneath (a must if you have a car), rooms are a good size and well maintained. Look for special priced deals (which often include breakfast and parking) on the 'Deals" sites.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Given its low cost I had some doubts about Aspire Hotel which I set aside due to its location close to where I needed to be. I needn't have worried. The common areas and room were clean, and the staff efficient and friendly. All this for $100/day near the heart of Sydney. What more could any traveller reasonably want?

  • Stayed September 2013
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Property: Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney
Address: 383-389 Bulwara Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #53 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney 4*
Number of rooms: 96
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney has recently (Dec 2016) completed a full refurbishment of the property including brand new guest rooms, restaurant, lobby, bar and function rooms. Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney is conveniently located in a quiet street adjacent to Darling Harbour. Our 96 rooms offer spacious, comfortable and contemporary accommodation, some with excellent city views and open air balconies. Car parking, internet access & breakfast also available. See the best Sydney has to offer, with Darling Harbour, ICC Sydney, Star Casino, China Town, Paddy's Markets and Sydney's CBD all within easy walking distance of the hotel. ... more   less 
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