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Arts Hotel

21 Oxford St Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 05/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#98 of 204 hotels in Sydney
The Arts Hotel is a charming 3 star hotel offering personal service and a unique location in Paddington, Sydney's arts and fashion precinct. All rooms have ensuite, air conditioning, free Foxtel, safe, ironing facilities, bar fridge, hairdryer and clock radio. Garden rooms face onto the central courtyard and have complimentary wi-fi. Interconnecting rooms are available for families with children. There is free wi-fi in all public areas of the hotel, free guest bicycles and free car parking (NB space is limited and cannot be reserved).Set amongst fashion boutiques, specialty shops, cinemas, late night bookshops, art galleries, pubs, cafes and restaurants, the hotel is also within walking distance of the city. Buses run directly to City shops, Circular Quay, Central Station, Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay. Paddington is a heritage conservation area with a village atmosphere. It is a delight to explore on foot with its narrow winding streets and restored Victorian terraces houses. There are over 280 boutiques in Paddington and on Saturdays you can visit Sydney's most popular street market.The Arts Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Sydney. We invite you to experience the charm.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Bicycles available
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Complimentary tea
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish


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124Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
23Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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AW788 wrote a review Sep 2019
Aberdeen, United Kingdom193 contributions67 helpful votes
Stayed September 2019. Clean and safe hotel. Room size could be a little bit bigger. Safe in room with tea making facilities. 20 minutes walk from museum train station and 25 from central station. Ideal location for visiting Bonding, the cricket ground and other locations. Would stay again.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Mandy wrote a review Aug 2019
6 contributions12 helpful votes
We stayed for 4 nights in Arts hotel. The rooms are compact and clean but more than adequate with a kettle and tea/coffee facilities, which was much appreciated! It’s not directly in the centre of Sydney, but the buses are easy to use, so it wasn’t really a problem! The bar next door is convenient and offers 10 per cent discount off food and drink, so it was convenient after a day of sightseeing! The bus route outside the hotel takes you into the centre of Sydney or to Bondi beach the other way! The staff on reception were particularly helpful and friendly!
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Date of stay: August 2019
2 Helpful votes
kw448793 wrote a review Aug 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom7 contributions20 helpful votes
Located in Paddington but an easy walk to the CBD and on a great bus route, really easy to travel around. We visited Sydney for two weeks and found the staff to be helpful and welcoming, more than happy to answer any questions and offer advice and suggestions. Laundry facilities were great as when you're travelling around various cities you need this to be easily available. This hotel was recommended and generally I would have always stayed more in the heart of the city, however I visited areas that I wouldn't have been aware of if I hadn't been based here. Rooms where fine with good storage, a safe and a decent size. No eating facilities on site, but lots of places beside the hotel. We were advised to get an Opal card and using buses ferries and trains was no problem at all...
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Date of stay: July 2019
3 Helpful votes
Geoffm wrote a review Jun 2019
Dubbo, Australia439 contributions74 helpful votes
Stayed 5 nights. I was in hospital and wife and son stayed over. Clean and tidy with friendly and efficient staff. Small amount of parking available.location good to Saint Vincent’s and city. Some good food places close by. Woolies not too far away.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Daniel K wrote a review Jun 2019
Kent, United Kingdom1 contribution
Our stay at the Arts hotel has been fantastic, close to everything you could need in Sydney making travelling around so very easy. The hotel room was extremely clean, comfortable bed and a great shower! The staff are very wonderful, knowledgeable and a credit to the hotel, the reception staff so friendly and helpful with anything you could need and a fantastic knowledge of everything Sydney (and further afield!) Do pop into Arts bar next door! A wonderful little bar with great atmosphere, open fire and food and you get 10% off, highly reccomend the Schnitzel and Irish beef pie! Thank you to Mark and all his staff for a wonderful experience on our first trip to Sydney!
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Date of stay: June 2019
USD 89 - USD 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaNew South WalesSydneyInner East / Paddington
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