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    Hotel Challis

    21-23 Challis Ave | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good47%
    • Average11%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “potts point” (78 reviews)
    “great location” (122 reviews)
    “la buvette” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 645 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Location is ok - a 30 min walk through the botanic gardens to the opera house BUT once the botanic gardens close in the evening you need to walk through a seedy area around Kings cross station through the red light district to get to...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I had a lovely experience at the Hotel Challis. It was very conveniently located close to my friend's place and to nice places to eat and shop. Also easy to walk to Sydney CBD. Comfy and quiet with friendly staff.

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Would not recommend to business travelers. I found the sheets and mattress to be cheap and uncomfortable. The room was very small, and the bathroom was really just a closet. No ironing board or iron, and despite asking a couple of times reception never brought...More

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    Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel ChallisResponded 3 days ago

    Dear UnusMultorum, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the stay with us recently. We are grateful for you to point out at certain issues. It is strange to hear that the mattress and sheets were cheap and uncomfortable, as they are...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I highly recommend this place.We enjoyed the historic character of this hotel, the tidy, compact and efficient room, the friendly and helpful staff, and the convenient location on a subdued side street.

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Good location not far from the main attractions.Nice room.Customer Service could be improved.At your arrival with baggages stop at kings cross train station,otherwise arriving from central you will find a long and challenging stairs!

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    Macleay Hotel
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • USD 90 - USD 177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 55
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    Elvine622
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from Stylstnz | Reviewed this property |
    Hi - its on a small urban urban street and there is NO street parking. There is parking buildings in the area and from memory they have the info on the hotel website. Its a cute hotel and great value for money.
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    bjkkl5
    24 April 2016|
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    Response from sydney_lodges | Property representative |
    Dear bjkkl5, Thank you for the question. We do not serve any food at any of our properties, just accommodation. Hope you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards, Challis Team
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    "Ground floor was excellent"
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    "Choose the biggest room you can afford - the small are very small!"
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    "Our room 409 was a good room, a level walk from the lift."
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    "Choose a balcony room."
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