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Venita Riordan

Room was not clean and was generally run down.

Staff were very pleasant and efficient. Facilities were good. Only negative was that the bathroom had not been cleaned properly and the furniture in the room was broken, tattered, stained or worn and it was due to these things, that ... more

October 10, 2016

Andrew Wooles

very good

Thank you for a good stay everything was to a great standard Heather was fantastic on reception

October 08, 2016

Paul maher

Good service, spacious room but noisy. Great location

The welcome was good and efficient. The rooms are always spacious but this one was noisy, next time I will ask for one over looking Elizabeth street or Albion street. We were looking back at an internal courtyard. The air ... more

October 07, 2016


A comfortable stay

A very enjoyable and comfortable stay. The hotel is well appointed and is close to public transport. There are a lot of small eateries and restaurants in the vicinity of the hotel. Staff were welcoming and helpful.

October 01, 2016


Overall our stay was great but check in was very disappointing.

We were very happy with our room. Breakfast was fantastic. Very disappointed to wait an hour for our room to be ready so we could not check in until 3pm. The lady at reception gave us some drink cards which ... more

October 01, 2016


Satisfactory experience

Room was clean. Check in and check out were polite and efficient. I like the hotel's drive to promote "going green" although like most hotels there doesn't seem to be any recycling. My only criticism is the gym: the multipurpose ... more

September 26, 2016


accessibility upgrades

The room i stayed it, room 341, needs it air conditioner fixed. The disabled lift to the front counter also needs upgrading as it couldn't lift the weight of myself and chair up the metre and a half. The disabled ... more

September 25, 2016


Some shortfalls in catering for children

We booked in as 1 adult & 3 children with Priority Guest Rewards Family Saver. On arrival at our room it contained 1 queen bed and a sofa bed not made up & 2 towels. We had to sort this ... more

September 24, 2016

Zoe Lines

Very Good.

Great sized room, loved the balcony. Quiet place to stay in the city.

September 19, 2016


Location suited purpose of our visit.

Reasonable rates, checkin efficient and staff obliging. Room quite reasonable, although shower really needed a thorough Scrub. Didn't use tv, aircon unchangeable.

September 19, 2016

Karen Jackson


Two days of jack hammering Swimming pool unavailable Air conditioner was very difficult to master an even temperature, either too hot or too cold by a change of only 1 degree on the thermostat. Most of the time I switched ... more

September 19, 2016

Daniel Rose


Good Hotel. Central to where I do business and meet up with friends. Most staff are friendly. You do not have to employ Miss Worlds to make it a great hotel. Continue to employ ordinary and normal people of all ... more

September 19, 2016

Sandra Francis

Nearly Excellent

Great, perfect for us, central accommodation, easy parking, beautiful beds, and not too noisy other than air conditioner

September 19, 2016

Sharon D

So very helpful

My daughter and I spent a lovely 3 nights at the Rydges City Central Sydney and could not have been more pleased. The staff were so helpful helping us navigate Sydney with advice on the easiest way to get to ... more

September 19, 2016


Not too bad

The room was clean but the a few things werent good. Like the king bed not very good at all matress was terrible and not actually a king bed wasnt happy with that. Also the only chair in the room ... more

September 13, 2016


Rydges Sydney Central was a refershing change from the busyness of World Square Rydges!

The furnishings aren't exactly new - writing desk and coffee table had marks beneath the glass top and hand towel rail in the toilet was came off (it was not glues/screwed in properly. I styaed at Rm 626 and my ... more

September 07, 2016


Excellent, great stay

All hotel staff are kind and always happy to help. Excellent service will be back.

August 22, 2016

David Parsons

Room was clean and tidy, and the bed was comfortable.

The Staff are always courteous and professional, and welcoming. The food is good. The Hotel is in a location that is close and convenient to the CBD. The table on the balcony of room 209 needs attention. Suggest toilet brushes ... more

August 22, 2016