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Falls short of other Rydges

We booked this hotel having had positive experiences at other Rydges, and with two young children the main attractions were the location of Rydges Central as well as the swimming pool for the family. We were surprised on arrival to ... more

August 18, 2016

danielle Jones

Adequate but major rome for improvement

my stay started out good with check in , as for the room there was not 4 towels supplied even know i notified you on the reservation that my children where staying with us this to me is unprofessional . ... more

August 12, 2016


Fantastic Accommodation

Had An awesome stay! Though I requested for a higher floor, they gave me a room at the second floor. The hallway got a strong flowery smell which I find it too strong. The supervisor was very professional and help ... more

August 11, 2016


The hotel was nice but the service could be improved

Generally speaking, the hotel was nice. The only thing we didn't much appreciated is that we were not informed AT ALL that there were construction works. We were awaken on the Friday at 7am. I talked with the staff about ... more

August 08, 2016

the Parrs

OK however not the standard we were expecting from a Rydges hotel.

The hotel is obviously undergoing renovations-it would have been good to have been told this when we arrived instead of finding it out as we went to our room and were greeted with the invasive sound of jack hammering! Subsequently ... more

August 04, 2016

David Robin

Excellent location, slightly dated.

Rydges Central is in a good location, friendly helpful staff and open spacious feel to it, basic rooms and corridors are large but dated, paint peeling off the walls and damage to fittings shows sign of neglect from management, for ... more

August 03, 2016


Central, spacious and clean. All you need for a short stay.

A short stroll from Central Station and close to lots of options for food/drink/nightlife. The room was clean and spacious, and the bed was comfortable. The adjoining Italian restaurant even had $5 schooners of local craft beer which was great. ... more

August 02, 2016



Check in was poor...2 hrs late . Check in staff carlotta? not sure....heavly tanned..asked if we would wait for room she said not long...i ask store bags ...she says yes take a seat...? 1 hr later we ask again about ... more

August 02, 2016

Yoshimi Yoshida

really enjoyed and staff were kind from the start, gave me a good quiet room

I did not expect that it was quieter than it is as it is located in the central, close to the large Bus and Train Terminals - I obviously had a better spot, clean and good bath tub. My main ... more

August 02, 2016


Fantastic location and great service

Easy to get to, check in and out was a breeze, overall a fantastic place to stay and I will be returning.

August 02, 2016


great service, maintenance needed

the staff and service were excellent. Room 216 is in need of some maintenance. both the bath head and the shower head were loose and hard to readjust. the television would not change channels due to issues with the remote/receiver ... more

August 02, 2016

Mark Newman

You were friendly and always willing to please

We only stayed two nights but were made to feel welcome and important, the room was clean and inviting and the staff were always will to be help . We will most definatly stay again.

August 02, 2016


great location in a vibrant part of Sydney

Rydges Central has generous sized rooms, well maintained and very clean. Our room on the 7th floor had reasonably good views out to the south of the city. The hotel is convenient to some very good restaurants in Crown Street. ... more

August 02, 2016


Good but noisy

Ive stayed here before and the standard of the room and service was great as ever. However I was awaken early Saturday morning to banging from the room next door. Looks as though the workman had started early to renovate ... more

August 02, 2016


Happy traveller

Hi everyone , we have stayed at Rydges Sydney Central quite a few times now , and every time has been great ,we find the staff are always happy,friendly and helpful. We were fortunate enough to get one of the ... more

July 27, 2016


The best

Deep very kind and considerate services, The best feeling in the hotels visited in Sydney travel

July 22, 2016



Hotel is tired needs a refresh and breakfast is substandard to compared to another of your hotels interstate.

July 15, 2016

patrick meehan

very good but could be better

an excellent hotel overall location ok however the shower falls short of what i expect in a top hotel we struggled to have a decent shower with the water pressure low and constantly going hot and cold i also mentioned ... more

July 15, 2016