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Coogee Bay Hotel

253 Bay Road 9 Vicar Street, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034 Australia
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#5 of 6 hotels in Coogee
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3.8 of 5 bubbles
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3.3 of 5 bubbles
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Two accommodation styles in one amazing beach side hotel. The Coogee Bay Hotel has welcomed guests and visitors since 1873. For a young country such as Australia this is a significant achievement for any establishment. Coogee is a beach suburb located only 8km south east of Sydney's central business district, and has been popular as a beach side resort town since it was connected to Sydney via public transport in 1902. Today Coogee's proximity to Sydney Airport and to Sydney City, along with its popular swimming beach, ensure that it continues to thrive as a hub of restaurants, cafes, and hotels which are all located within a short walk of the beach. The Coogee Bay Hotel has recently invested in our classic pub rooms located above the bar, and our new Coogee Bay rooms offer a casual, playful, relaxed beach side stay. Perfect for those who want to spend a lazy sunny afternoon in our beer garden, and then dance the night away to a live band. Some rooms have access to a stunning balcony opposite the beach from which you can enjoy the sea breeze, and take in all of the local sights from the comfort of your own room. The Coogee Bay Hotel also boasts a 4-star Boutique hotel located behind the main property at 9 Vicar Street, Coogee. The Boutique hotel is a hidden gem, and it is popular with business travellers, couples enjoying weekend escapes, and families bringing the kids to the beach during the holidays. Offering spacious and luxurious accommodation, the Boutique hotel feels more private and intimate than the rooms above the bar. With two styles of accommodation, a sports bar, beach side Brasserie, beer garden, Selina's live music venue, and private function & meeting spaces, the Coogee Bay Hotel can cater for all of your needs. We look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful hotel during your next visit to Coogee.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Beach
Billiards
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Evening entertainment
Nightclub / DJ
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Ocean view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Great View
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Greatblackhawk wrote a review Mar 2020
Cobham, United Kingdom1,654 contribution467 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We first started visiting Coogee in 2015 and one of the first bars we went to was the CBH.
They’ve made some improvements in recent time’s and it’s become a bit of an institution in the Beach area.
Not sure it’s quite iconic yet but certainly close.
The Pros are it’s proximity to the Beach, it’s ability to cater for a relatively large number of people and variety of food choices.
However at really busy times (it’s very popular!) it can be a bit manic.
I’m also more aware of the smell of cigarette smoke outside although it does restrict smoking to certain areas.
However we are quite sensitive!
We’ve eaten there in the past and it’s been a good experience.
Like many check out Happy Hour times plus they sometimes have other offers going on.
For example they had a deal with Peroni when we were there.
If only in Coogee briefly it’s a must-visit place!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Daniel S wrote a review Jan 2022
Sydney, Australia382 contributions89 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
After a long walk we decided to have lunch in the courtyard, which is located opposite the beach. I ordered the Salmon with the vegetable which was nice.and a pint of beer ( make that two pints) Overall the food and drinks are a little over priced.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Patricia P wrote a review Dec 2022
Canberra, Australia35 contributions61 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful location in Coogee with free parking. Rooms are a bit rundown and will benefit from a renovation. Our room's bathroom and tub were full of mosquitoes and mould. Front desk staff helpful. A bit expensive for what the rooms are, but I suppose you pay for being at Coogee beach
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Date of stay: December 2022
2.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Petal wrote a review Feb 2020
Brisbane, Australia937 contributions169 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
After a traumatic experience staying at a run down hotel in Sydney we were very grateful to get into the Coogee Bay Hotel on a hot Saturday in February.

The staff are wonderful and helpful with very efficient service.

The rooms are large, clean, lovely and cool with great air conditioning. Even though Coogee is busy we had no noise in the night.

The location is perfect just across the road from the beach, nearby cafes and bars etc.

There is a fridge, tea and cofee making and cooking facilities, crockery and utensils which is very handy.

There is a full bath as well as a separate shower.

The bed was huge and lots of pillows. There is a huge closet with lots of hanging space, an iron and ironing board.

We had a nice outdoor area balcony with table and chairs.

We loved our stay and cant wait to come back.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from coogeebayhotel, Guest relations at Coogee Bay Hotel
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Dear PussyCat69, Thank you for your fantastic feedback. We are thrilled that you had an amazing stay and that you loved your room, our handy location and of course our very friendly, helpful & efficient staff! We are very grateful for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you and your family back on your next trip to Coogee. Warm regards, The Accommodation Team @ The Coogee Bay Hotel
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Steve H wrote a review Feb 2020
South Australia, Australia81 contributions3 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had lunch for 5 people all of us choosing the Pizza it came out in a timely manner and was really good.
the venue has multiple dining areas from alfresco to indoors and also sea views. it's a great spot to relax have a drink or something to eat .
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from coogeebayhotel, Guest Relations Manager at Coogee Bay Hotel
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Hi Steve, Thanks for leaving us a great review. We are glad that you had an awesome time and we will be sure to pass on your feedback to the team. We hope to see you again soon, it's always a great day at the Bay! Kind regards, Coogee Bay Hotel
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Jennifer E wrote a review Oct 2022
Canberra, Australia10 contributions4 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
The Coogee Bay Hotel is definitely not what it used to be. How disappointing. It doesn't feel like a pub now, just a place that's been taken over and "fancied" up to justify the prices and that includes both the food and the drinks. The different areas with different names including the restaurant ALL have the exact same menu with the same prices. That's not a pub. The food we had was average at best and overpriced drinks, $16 for a pint of factory beer, $19 for a glass of wine! I saw a wine I recognised that is well under $20 at the supermarket on the menu for $100.00 a bottle. Rip off!! The only thing going for it is the location and that's what they're banking on. Other reviews have mentioned security (bouncers), that's the first thing you see, it's like they are trying to deter people from coming in. There is no atmosphere it's way overpriced. There will definitely be some atmosphere if that hessian false ceiling goes up in flames one winter when the heaters are on though. I wonder what it's hiding?
As so many others have also decided not to go back, we won't be either.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Jenny Silva wrote a review Dec 2021
Sydney, Australia11 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I didn't even have the chance to go to this bar and I can't express my disappointment. At the begging of December, I made a reservation for 1st January 2022 @ 6 pm for 10 pax at the Balcony Bar and just 3 days before the date of my booking they called to inform me they have cancelled my reservation because the Balcony Bar will be closed. They didn't give me any other option and they ruined my plan with my friends as I will not be able to find a spot in another place that can accommodate my request in such a short time. So frustrating.
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Date of stay: December 2021
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Pat R wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
It’s been a while since I’ve experienced such a sexist and basic venue. For some reason I forgot that in 2020 it was still ok to discriminate based on appearance, but unfortunately this is the service that Coogee bay hotel had to offer. I would avoid at all cost unless you meet their “clientele “ standardised
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Mathew P wrote a review Feb 2021
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
If the restaurant is near empty on a Monday night there is no excuse for main meal to be 40 minutes after your entree then to be very disappointed with the meal I was served.
I suggest you stop the public from watching your head chef standing chatting with staff in the kitchen and thinking he is doing a good job I think differently but that’s my thoughts.
I have been travelling for work for the last 25 years as a business owner myself and stayed her plenty of times.
The accommodation and bar facilities are great but I will not not be visiting your main restaurant anymore.
Sorry just saying!!!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Coogee Bay Hotel, General Manager at Coogee Bay Hotel
Responded 28 Feb 2021
Dear Mr Pollard, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We're thrilled to welcome you back and to hear that you love our accommodation and bar facilities. We have passed on your comments regarding your meal on Monday night to our Food and Beverage Manager. We are very sorry that your meal took so long to reach you and that it was not up to usual standard. Warm regards, The Accommodation Team @ The Coogee Bay Hotel
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Renata wrote a review Jan 2024
Joinville, SC3 contributions1 helpful vote
1.0 of 5 bubbles
After ordering nachos at the restaurant, we were presented with Doritos instead. Doritos contain industrial dyes, elements we strive to avoid in our diet. If we intended to consume Doritos, we wouldn’t have chosen a restaurant. In addition, the restaurant declined to replace the dish or refund the payment, compounding the overall disappointment.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: To avoid the restaurant
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Kat13Falk asked a question Oct 2018
New Westminster, Canada128 contributions21 helpful votes
Hello. Do you have early check in or luggage storage? Thank you.
Answer from Todd O
Townsville, Australia15 contributions17 helpful votes
Hi, Yes, Coogee Bay Hotel did a luggage storage for us on our day of check out as we are leaving the Coogee Bay for airport late in the day. Not sure about early check in.
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Shirley W asked a question Oct 2018
9 contributions
Is the restaurant open to the public?
Answer from jimpyjones
Kingsley, Australia82 contributions23 helpful votes
So sorry never saw your question. Yes if is Snd is very nice
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SCBlossom asked a question July 2016
Charleston, South Carolina4,492 contributions155 helpful votes
Is there a self serve laundry in the hotel or nearby?
Answer from Raeldan
Belmont, Australia63 contributions13 helpful votes
There are three within 100m radius
Renata wrote a tip Jan 2024
Joinville, SC3 contributions1 helpful vote
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"To avoid the restaurant"
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IndigoBeach2020 wrote a tip Nov 2023
Australia2 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"For parking, drive down the driveway, go underground and push the buzzer on the right. Reception will open the security gate for you."
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AichKaye wrote a tip Dec 2020
Neutral Bay, Australia237 contributions69 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Make sure you don't have a room above the bar!"
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Ray C wrote a tip Dec 2019
Melbourne, Australia28 contributions24 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"The best rooms have water views however the rooms with street views are good also."
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Barbara H wrote a tip Aug 2019
Sydney, Australia33 contributions4 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Corner suites"
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PRICE RANGE
AU$255 - AU$459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
74
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coogee Bay Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Coogee Bay Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Bondi to Coogee Walk (0.2 km), Dunningham Reserve (0.4 km), and McIver's Ladies Baths (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Coogee Bay Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Coogee Bay Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Coogee Bay Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Coogee Bay Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Coogee Bay Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sugarcane, Osteria Coogee, and La Spiaggia.
Is Coogee Bay Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.04 km away from the centre of Coogee.
Does Coogee Bay Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Coogee Bay Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting State Theatre (7.1 km), Anzac Memorial (6.5 km), and St. Mary's Cathedral (6.8 km).
Does Coogee Bay Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Coogee Bay Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.