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The Mercantile Hotel

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#108 of 181 Hotels in Sydney
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Free Wifi
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2.5 Star Hotel
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30 Jan.31 Jan.
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All reviewsirish pubshared bathrooms were cleanchicken schnitzelcircular quayguinness pierocks arearocks marketsheavy suitcasesgreat locationweekend marketprivate bathroombring earplugsbreakfast was includedrooms are basicopera housesingle roomsydney bridge
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My Irish husband had to visit the oldest Irish Pub! The drinks were quite reasonably priced here—we also had fish and chips. Our favorite part about the Pub was the live music. They even played some classic Irish songs. I would recommend for a quick...More

Thank Annelise C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This hotel is in a prime location. I love the fact you can walk to the Opera House, Sydney Bridge and is in an area, the 'Rocks", which offers plenty of shopping, restaurants and pubs. The bathroom is in the hall, but we didnt share...More

Thank allyj003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old hotel, if you like to enjoy the old style rooms with big windows. Shared bathrooms were clean and just across the room. Water service was great. Portable AC was good. Beds were comfortable. Superb location if you are budget traveler to visit the...More

Thank chandana_silva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mercantile is the longest running Irish pub in Australia. Excellent selection of beers on tap. Had the lunch special of chicken schnitzel which was fantastic. The bar staff were very accommodating about allowing us to try several of the different beers on tap since...More

Thank jeff f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night and it was sufficient. Very basic and outdated rooms but for a single night it was enough. The location is great and close to the ferry and sights. No elevator so keep in mind if you have heavy or...More

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USD 91 - USD 163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
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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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WATravelgirl1
25 October 2017|
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Response from Sam W | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We have just stayed here for a night, it was the worst night sleep ever!! Please read my review before you book!!! **DONT NOT SLEEP HERE** ABSOLUTE ROBBERY!! $300 for that, WOW, the owner is living the dream! A... More
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WATravelgirl1
25 October 2017|
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Response from longbich | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there are any en-suite rooms.
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Anne D
8 October 2017|
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Response from MercantileHotel | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we have music from 3pm every Sunday and the legendary Shaylee Wilde still plays here from 8.30pm until late!
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"Rooms are in the 2nd floor."
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"Ensure you request an en-suite room if that's your preference. Access stairs might make it difficult for..."
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"Ask for top floor room to cut down on noise from pub"
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"Up high you are away from bar/band noise but down lower you have less stairs to negotiate."
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