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Establishment Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney-siders know The Establishment Hotel as a popular place for afterwork drinks and as a pickup place for suits, but most are unaware that there is also a fine hotel. The entry is discreet through a back lane - perfect for making an incognito rockstar arrival. The rooms are immaculate, open plan and exquisitely designed. Whether you're looking for a...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel oozes character.From the moment you enter the hotel you a greeted by sincere and genuine staff. We are currently staying in the hotel and we love it, we do not want to leave, We were hesitant after reading some reviews about noise, however it is nothing to be concerned about, just what you would expect from an inner...

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EstablishmentHotel, Manager at Establishment Hotel, responded to this review

You know who has serious charm? You do! Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. sushi e is one of my favourite; the snapper with white soy, is amazing! Next time we'll book you into Mr Wong, you must order the deep fried icecream with butterscotch sauce... I have dreams about it. See you then,...

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 nights at the Establishment, the hotel is very handy, just off Bridge Street and only minutes from Circular Quay. Every staff member is really great, they recommended and booked some fab restaurants for us and went out of their way to be helpful. The rooms are nicely done, modern and stylish, as are the public spaces. However,...

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EstablishmentHotel, General Manager at Establishment Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sibs62, Thanks for the feed back we appreciate your comments. Our staff here at the hotel are amazing and I will pass on your kind words. In regards to the noise we are sincerely sorry that this occurred. Like most heritage listed buildings they come with pros and cons; ours being that particular rooms can be affected by the...

Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The upside about The Establishment is the great location, a few minutes walk from everything, especially Circle Quay and the ferries to the various beaches. The downside was how nearly impossible it was to find; the entrance hidden in the alley ways created some interesting drama upon arrival and departure. For example, it took three attempts with the concierge to...

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EstablishmentHotel, General Manager at Establishment Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ricriordon, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate the feed back and have taken your comments on board. In terms of the hotel being hard to find, this what some people find part of the Establishment hotel's quirky charm. Although the main entrance to the Establishment is on George Street, you still have the exclusivity...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such a unique Hotel... An old warehouse from the 1800's turn into a lovely hotel... Staff was very friendly, and the room was absolutly gorgeous.... Breakfast a bit pricy, but it was one of my favorites in all of Australia....Location is great, walking distance to Opera House, and the rocks... cute coffee shop right next to hotel.... enjoyed...

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EstablishmentHotel, General Manager at Establishment Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Claudia K, WOW, thanks for the stellar review. We love our little hotel and glad that you did as well. We really appreciate the time you took to review us. Next time you stay with us, be sure to try one of our restaurants, the bonus of staying with the hotel is that you are guaranteed to get into...

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had a wonderful experience at the Establishment Hotel ! Adriane and Meg went above and beyond anything we could of expected ! The entire staff was so very helpful. They helped us get medical help, taxis, and even really great pizza ! They helped us out in so many ways and we appreciate all that they did for...

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EstablishmentHotel, Manager at Establishment Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fisher Family, It was lovely to have you stay with us and it's wonderful to here we were able to leave such a good impression. I've passed your comments onto the staff. We'd love to see you again next time you're in Sydney :) We'll book you in for some of the other delicious restaurants in Merivale's repertoire. Best...

Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in prime location for all of your business and personal travel needs. Only a couple of minutes walk to the Opera House and ferries, and shopping right outside the door. The staff were very helpful and friendly every day as we came and went from the hotel. The room was fantastic, great closet space, comfortable bed. The...

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EstablishmentHotel, Manager at Establishment Hotel, responded to this review

HI Landastewart, Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback. I'm a sucker for the turndown treats myself, and find the tea very calming in the evenings. We hope to see you next time you're in Sydney. Best regards, Meg Wannan

Boonsboro, Maryland
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic boutique hotel with a modern industrial feel. Design/layout of the room was beautiful and the location is very close and convenient to shopping/restaurants/transportation. We loved our stay at The Establishment.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed with business colleagues. Stylish hotel. Room large although a little dark. Difficult to shave in bathroom as no direct mirror in front of sink. Mattress either needs tu Int or changing. Lovely and helpful team.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

When in Sydney we normally stay at the Shangri-La, but have been wanting to try the Establishment Hotel due to the fact it houses some of the best restaurants in the city. It's a hidden gem - some taxis drivers will find it hard to find. The rooms are chic and beautifully appointed.Very spacious for an inner city hotel.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxurious boutique hotel, with a uniquely intimate feel.31 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including two stylish Penthouse suites, access to a private gym and Establishment’s numerous bars and restaurants. Establishment hotel offers world class accommodation for discerning travellers. Located in the middle of Sydney’s CBD, it’s a very short walk to Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and botanical gardens.Voted Best Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Australia by the National Australia Hotel Association in 2006. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Establishment Hotel

Address: 5 Bridge St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: $346 - $538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Establishment Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Establishment Hotel Sydney
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#37 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
#38 Business Hotel in Sydney
#58 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“We love our Establishment room”
 of 5 bubbles 1Happyguest444, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“As noted above.”
 of 5 bubbles ricriordon, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“do the buffet breakfast, yes its a bit pricey , but very good!”
 of 5 bubbles 134claudiak, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Away from the side of the Establishment Bar - it can get noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles 110traceyv, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No views unless you like alleys”
 of 5 bubbles JacquesSydney, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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