We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Needs an update.”
Review of Napoleon on Kent

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Napoleon on Kent
Ranked #121 of 178 Hotels in Sydney
Reviewed 18 August 2011

We stayed here on a business trip because of the convenience of a serviced apartment and the location. Location is indeed great, in the CBD and walking distance to everything. We were also able to use the business center for some meetings and consultations. It was convenient and decorated in a modern way, though there is no natural light and a bit gloomy down there. That describes the rest of the place as well; because of the location under the bridge it can be quite dark in the rooms. Our couch was old and stained and had a cigarette burn, and because of that it didn't feel clean in the room. Bed was comfortable, but all in all pretty ordinary and badly in need of renovations or an upgrade.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank DoubleAK
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (331)
There are newer reviews for Napoleon on Kent
See the most recent reviews
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

255 - 259 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2011

I actually stayed June '10. Sent email but never heard back. A friend told me about this website and I still had the pics I took of the room I stayed in so I thought I would review. Bathroom was disgusting... Exhaust fan full of dust, shower mouldy... Kitchen cupbosrd not cleaned and bin was filthy. The only thing good about this place was location.

Room Tip: Tip: Stay somewhere else.
  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Service
5  Thank JoZii
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 August 2011

I stayed at the Napoleon on Kent Apartments and highly recommend the place. It was easy to find and in walking distance to The Rocks, Darling Harbour and City Centre. I would happily stay there again. Although the apartments are not fancy, they are very comfortable.
I was lucky to stay in a room at the back of the apartments with a balcony and a view of the water. Based on feedback from work collegues who stayed at the front it was slightly noisy from the main road. Although I found the rooms quite sound proof but I wasn't at the front. All in all, a very good place to stay!

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank Sandgroper22
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We were most impressed with our 2 room apartment where a second bed was set up for our 2 children in the lounge area. When we asked for a couple of blankets they were there on the beds when we returned, we were allowed to move into the room to our amazement at 10am on our check in day and the cost was very reasonable at only $240 per night for the 4 or us, nearby establishments were closer to $350 per night.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Hallett505
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 July 2011

After reading other reviews was starting to get a little concerned that we had made the right choice for our 10 night stay in the middle of winter in sydney but should not have worried. The apartments were well lit from the street, easy to find not up a great hill,close to the rocks area, circular quay, railway and bus services, overlooking darling harbour and king street wharf area.
The room we had an apartment had good water pressure in the shower, new carpet, new light fittings plenty off all working, 10 coathangers, chest of drawers, safe, luggage rack, iron and board, double mirrored wardrobe, table and 2 chairs, coffee table, LCD tv on a swivel with foxtel, dvd player and a cd player/radio, sliding windows onto balcony with a decent view, blockout curtains, 2 seater couch new, clothes airer, mini fridge, all kitchen facilities with microwave and stove top all cooking app including electric frypan, airconditioner/heatpump, extra pillows/blankets queen bed very comfortable,shower with vanity unit/ toilet and hairdryer and toiletries, a working smoke detector and a laundry basket.
The studio apartment was spacious, natural light coming through even though right underneath the roadway, no noise at all from the roadway the room was nice and cosy, very clean on arrival and cleaned on the 6th day of our stay. No problems checking in or coming in through the main door after hours with access key, staff(4) were all very friendly, lift always working never saw anyone hanging around reception loitering. There was no noise from any other rooms and the place was full due to a conference being in town.
As for the train station wynyard was 100m away weekday entrance about 200m weekends,24 hour store less than one minute walk, restaurants in the rocks a couple of minutes walk,heaps of food courts and places for breakfast less than 100m, a bakery in erksine st only a street over, Observatory hill wonderful views a 5 min walk uphill, 4 pubs within a short walking distance one was incredibly cheap for drinks and food. Darling Harbour a 10 minute walk away all flat surfaces, Circular Quay as well 10 mins in the other direction where you can get all your buses, ferries and trains.
I did purchase 2 extra towels at the start of our stay $4 which was a small price to pay, the cafe up the road had free wi fi and very cheap food and specials. We did cook in the apartment the exhaust fan worked fine and if the smell lingered we just opened the windows if cold turn the heating up.
We payed through a travel agent $125 per night for a 10 night stay in a studio apartment that was serviced once during our stay. Realising this we did pack a selection of teas and coffee sachets and salt and pepper sachets that was it. Everything was available soap, toilet paper, shampoos, dishwashing liquid, etc.
The 2 facilities we did not use were the laundry, we handwashed our clothes and they were dry overnight and the car parking as we did not have a car.
I hope this review changes somebody's mind about staying there as it certainly made my mind up that I had made the best choice of an apartment stay in my price range.

Room Tip: book through a travel agent
  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
6  Thank TasmaniaLovesydney
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Sydney hotels
Central Business District
Megaboom City Hotel
Megaboom City Hotel
#68 of 178 in Sydney
293 reviews
Central Business District
Travelodge Hotel Sydney Wynyard
The Rocks
The Australian Heritage Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Central Business District
Ibis Sydney King Street Wharf
Central Business District
Medina Serviced Apartments Martin Place
Central Business District
Metro Apartments On Darling Harbour
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Napoleon on Kent? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Napoleon on Kent

Address: Napoleon on Kent Serviced Apar 219 Kent St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #121 of 178 Hotels in Sydney
Price Range: $137 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Napoleon on Kent 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Wotif.com, Evoline ltd, Expedia APAC, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Hooroo Pty Ltd, Cancelon, HotelQuickly and Hotelopia so you can book your Napoleon on Kent reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Napoleon On Kent Sydney
Napoleon On Kent Hotel Sydney

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing