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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good13%
  • Average18%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible49%
1 Mar 2018
“Criterion Hotel Sydney”
7 Jan 2018
“They need some curtains and a good cleaner”
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title says, by far the worst meal I have had in Sydney. My wife had simple fish but in a city where they have an abundance of fresh fish this was so clearly frozen stuff quickly blitzed that it took any flavour of...More

Thank Mike2576
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

It's cheap. But, cheap rates don't excuse the filth, and the general mankiness on offer. Filthy toilets, filthy showers, broken cabinets, mould, scum, and there's an overwhelming stench that smells like either the wafting scent of a decaying body or the aroma that's created in...More

3  Thank Anna S
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What can I say about this place? Nothing that’s positive other than it’s central. It’s cheap and cheerful and it’s true you get what you pay for. Bedding was clean though which is more that can be said for the rest of the room. The...More

Thank MrandMrs_PB
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 7nights been to Sidney 3 times never ever stayed in a place so dirty after check on (not like your normal check in)we were shown our room entrance had 4 bins full of concrete floor so much dirt on it the...More

Thank Nina M
Response from TeamGallagher, Manager at Criterion HotelResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Nina, We can only apologise for your experience at the Criterion Hotel. Renovations were taking place in the bar on the basement level which contributed to the dust etc and we apologise as this should have been managed and cleaned more thoroughly. We will...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

6 day stay. Am disappointed as the pics on the page most definately do not reflect the sad condition this once beautiful building is in. The pictures are very deceiving. There is no such t hing as room service. 3 of us in the room...More

Thank pinkpanther9605
Response from TeamGallagher, Manager at Criterion HotelResponded 15 March 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, We can only apologise for your experience at the Criterion Hotel. We will talk to the house keeping staff to ensure the issues you mentioned regarding towels and cups does not happen again. Renovations will be taking place soon, we are just waiting...More

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"It was close to the city and from our experience, not sure there would be a 'better' room."
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"Go elsewhere, this property is a disgrace."
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"Do not book based on the photos online."
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