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Holiday Inn Old Sydney

2,504 reviews
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Stayed 5 nights at the Holiday Inn @ The Rocks and the location is the best feature. Right in the middle of the best part of Sydney with more history in the vicinity than you can poke a stick at. 5 mins walk to the...More

Thank Ian P
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Took the train from the airport to Circular Quay and then a short walk to the Holiday Inn. Greeted by very friendly reception staff who also confirmed our bookings with the operator for our planned trip the next day. Clean, spacious room with everything we...More

8  Thank Jane W
Response from Thomas Z, General Manager at Holiday Inn Old SydneyResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Jane, thank you very much for your detailed and constructive review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear you had a great time with us, while exploring The Rocks and various sights of Sydney. The team will be pleased to...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night whilst visiting Sydney with family. Lovely rooftop terrace with pool and Jacuzzi. Drinks can be ordered by phone. The rooms are simple but perfectly adequate. We dined in the hotel restaurant..very very nice and good value for Sydney. The views...More

Thank Harris1962
Reviewed 4 days ago

Choose for its location and pool. Whilst location could not be better we were extremely disappointed by the pool. Rooftop photos very deceptive. In reality the pool is tiny and only 3-4 feet deep. There were very few sun beds and no shade. The rooms...More

Thank CmarH
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to have a couple of nights in city of our home state early January. Found Holiday Inn Old Sydney through one of the 'last minutes' websites at a very reasonable price, and were not disappointed. Brilliant location with easy walk to Opera House,...More

Thank Clare H
Response from Thomas Z, General Manager at Holiday Inn Old SydneyResponded 4 days ago

Hi Clare, thank you for sharing your experience and I am happy to hear you enjoyed your getaway with us and the team looked after you well. Yes - we are really well located to explore Sydney, whether it is for sight seeing or shopping...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Price range
USD 161 - USD 405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Green Hotel in Sydney
#34 Family Hotel in Sydney
#48 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
USD 161 - USD 405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 Green Hotel in Sydney
#34 Family Hotel in Sydney
#48 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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6 October 2017|
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Response from Laurel S | Reviewed this property |
Walk out side door of hotel not front. In alleyway that has restaurant entrance. There ahead is a cafe that is organic and healthy and fresh food. Just can’t remember it’s name. So just a stroll under 2mins.
23 August 2017|
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Response from Adrian M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about my previous question. Our windows did open and the stay was pleasant. My previous comment was for another hotel.
Jane A
4 July 2017|
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Response from Karen72_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm sorry I don't know. However most hotels can assist in some way although you may incur extra charge. I'd give them a call and ask, they are very helpful. Just make sure you call the hotel directly and not the external... More
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"Rooms on the 8th floor are quieter as the restaurant is on the 1st floor (821 was good and faces over the..."
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"There is no need for a room with a view. They have great views of the Harbor Bridge, Opera House and downtown..."
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"You need to book for this evening well in advance."
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"Room high up and at end of a corridor."
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