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The Hughenden Boutique Hotel

14 Queen St, Sydney, New South Wales 2025 Australia
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A note from The Hughenden Boutique Hotel
Updated 19/05/20


#3 of 6 hotels in Woollahra
Travellers' Choice
The award winning Hughenden (circa 1870) is a gracious historic hotel at the heart of Woollahra, in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Associated with Australia's first philosopher, The Hughenden experienced many changes from grand residence to Masonic Hall to Ladies College. In 1993, The Hughenden commenced a programme of extensive restoration, redeveloping it into a beautiful boutique hotel. The last refurbishment in 2017 refreshed the hotel whilst preserving its old-world grandeur and character. The historic features such as the marble fireplaces, the original grand staircase, and servant bells are still prevalent today. Visitors are welcome to experience the warmth, charm and personal service offered by our hotel. With 32 Heritage Rooms, Pet Friendly Accommodation, Cafe, Lounge Bar and Event spaces, The Hughenden has unique offerings for all to experience and enjoy.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
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Room features
Air conditioning
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Italian, Nepali and 1 more
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Carolina M wrote a review Feb 2021
Sydney, Australia78 contributions15 helpful votes
Staff are very friendly, polite and helpful. This is a pet friendly hotel and we were not dissapointed. The location is very good, very near to many pubs and restaurants. There are various churches as well in Oxford Street which to my delight, I was able to attend a Saturday night vigil at St Franciss of Assisi Catholic church. Coffee shop of the Hughenden Hotel is great, coffee is good ! I can imagine that this place could be more lively and tidy if not due to pandemic. The room is a little bit small (since we have a frenchie). The bathroom is tiny and it will be better if there is a window for ventilation. I guess it's about time to remove carpet on the hallway. I think there is hardwood underneath the carpet. I am sure that hardwood is much much better. Overall, we
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Date of stay: February 2021
Shaan S wrote a review Feb 2021
Canberra, Australia2 contributions1 helpful vote
This is the second time we have stayed at this little boutique hotel. We love the history, character, high quality furniture and fittings and overall ambience of the place. Plus its location just off Oxford St. The full breakfast was not operating because of COVID, but we were warned in advance. A pity, as I recall that the pastries we had in our first visit were absolutely delicious, so we look forward to having them next time!
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Date of stay: February 2021
Peter D wrote a review Jan 2021
Perth, Australia9 contributions18 helpful votes
Wonderful to have somewhere to stay with your dog. Staff kindly upgraded us to a larger room when it became available. Was wonderful to have a "sun room". I appreciated breakfast vouchers but thought it a bit stingy that we had to find 40 cents each morning to add a milk alternative (eg soy). Surely this small cost could be accommodated. The proximity of Centennial Park was fantastic for exercising.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Marianne wrote a review Dec 2020
1 contribution
The location is perfect for me when travelling to Sydney from the mountains. My family is close by and all the essential shopping is in walking distance. The hotel itself has character and best of all, pet friendly. It has changed hands over the years and recently provided a change in front of house staff which has made all the difference. A delight to be the recipient of thoughtful, considerate and helpful staff. Rooms are well appointed with all the essentials and careful thought is given to the authenticity of the period it is reflecting. The restaurant is separate to the hotel and caters to a strict cuisine with their menu changing from time to time. The service was good and meal served promptly but unfortunately was not hot. I'll definitely give it another chance.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Kiribatitraveller wrote a review Dec 2020
Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati15 contributions8 helpful votes
The room housekeeping not at all thorough, the overhead fan filthy, bed barely made. Overall the hotel, including the entrance areas and front cafe area, needs a good clean, and the carpets int he passages need throwing out.
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Date of stay: December 2020
USD 89 - USD 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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