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Sinclairs Bondi
Ranked #8 of 16 Specialty Lodging in Bondi
Reviewed December 18, 2012

I will not go back again. i do not recommend it. The owner would not let me in for a couple of hours and asked me to wait on the beach! What a start! Hard to sleep! Noise rooms coz windows do not shut properly. Dirty bed sheets that had hairs :( bathroom no good! I had a much greater experience from another place down the road.

Stayed: December 2012
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Reviewed December 8, 2012

My nephew and his partner had booked 5 nights at Sinclairs and I thought I would join them for three days of their stay at Sinclairs Bondi.I can honestly say that I was very comfortable in my double bedroom.Im quite fussy when it comes to space and general condition of my hotel rooms but this property is very decent,well maintained and surprisingly quiet.Very easy access to all that Bondi Beach has to offer.Westfield Bondi Junction is an easy stroll.

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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

My wife and I stayed in Sinclair s Bondi for 8 nights. It was a surprisingly upper class accommodation; the room was clean with a comfortable bed. Very good service, the staff was extremely attentive and helpful. Great location, close to the beach and shops. The rates were very reasonable. The atmosphere was terrific and the owner was wonderfully eccentric. I recommend Sinclair's to anyone.

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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

we had two rooms a family room & a double room the family room we paid for 5 people & we got 2 bed and a mattress so 1 person had to sleep on the floor.
We all ended up with bed bug s not happy that all 7 of us we where told there was parking on parking very hard to park a car.
Whe you went up to your room up the stair it smells very funky

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

The web page is nothing like the place we went as a family couple in one room and 5 in the other if they could not give 5 people beds in the family room they should not have taken the booking. Parking very difficult because there is no off street parking .The place also has bed bugs, there was no wifi We picked Sinclairs because we wanted to be in Bondi very Dissapointed

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

Our room was nothing like the photos online. Very disappointed with the room we were given.
We stayed 10 nights and didn't receive clean linen once. We were told we couldn't eat in our room even though we had a fridge and microwave?

Only consider staying if you like the backpacker party seen. Definitely wouldn't recommend as a bed & breakfast option for a couple.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

We had four days in Syndey before leaving Downunder and we had a great stay at the Sinclairs. The manager was super helpful and friendly and gave us lots of ideas of what to see. The room was very nice, clean and newly renovated (new bathroom, bed, sofa, TV, etc) with a very comfy bed for the parents. The pull-out sofa bed was good for the kids. Our bathroom and the other bathrooms on the floor were all very clean but some people on our floor did not clean up properly in the kitchen one night - lucky we ate out - I guess that can happen if you depend on other people to clean up after usage of public space!
We also enjoyed the location as there were plenty of shops and cheap but really good restaurants (Thai, Chinese, Italian) just around the corner. It is also just a 20 min stroll down to Bondi from where we had a wonderful coastwalk over to Bronte. Bus stops are also just around the corner and it was easy to go shopping, visit the Aquarium, Opera House, Museum, and the Zoo.
We could have stayed at a more expensive hotel but the savings by staying here were good enough to allow us to go a bit crazy on souveniers and we have to say that the manager did everything to help us out or accommodate us - including help with all our luggage! Thanks so much for all that.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Sinclairs Bondi

Address: 11 Bennett St, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Bondi
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 16 Specialty Lodging in Bondi
Price Range: $65 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sinclairs Bondi 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sinclairs Bondi offers budget accommodation in Sydney. We specialise in affordable accommodation and bed and breakfast within a 20 minute bus ride from the Sydney CBD, a short walk from the beach and shops and only 30 minutes from Sydney international airport.Sinclairs Bondi is ideally located with two beautifully maintained properties in Bondi Beach, Australia's most famous beach. Staying at Sinclairs Bondi allows you to visit all Sydney Tourist Attractions including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and The Opera House. We have a range of single, double, twin and family room accommodation in Sydney, with or without ensuites to suit your needs. ... more   less 
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