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Sterling Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights at the Forsyth BnB prior to a cruise. The accommodations were excellent, breakfast was delicious - served with a view to the Japanese garden, and Gary is a most accommodating host. He went out of his way to assist us with some travel issues and gave great advice on things to see and do in and around...

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

On our arrival at Forsyth B & B we were stunned to see what a beautiful place it was. We were warmly greeted by our host, Gary de Garis who then proceeded to make our overnight pre cruise stay totally memorable. The breakfast provided was amazing, fresh fruit, homemade muffins and muesli, fresh brewed coffee and hot breakfast made to...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed for 9 nights during a conference at the University of Sydney with a few days added either side of the conference for exploring the city and surrounding area. We stayed for the first 6 nights in the Rozelle room (the larger of the two with views out to the city) and the remaining 3 nights...

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed (2 couples) with Gary in December and had a delightful time. He is a wonderful and accommodating host and had great suggestions for our time in Sydney, directions on the best way to move around the city, and first-rate restaurant recommendations. Breakfast was delightful and we loved waking up with the birds in the trees just outside our...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is our third stay at Forsyth and we have already booked our visit for next year. I enjoy the conversation with Gazza (Gary) over breakfast each morning. We discuss lots of things such as politics, food and travel and I always learn something new. He makes a good coffee and cooks a delicious breakfast each morning. He knows me...

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Gander, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed with Gary and Julie for 6 nights and would wholeheartedly recommend Forsyth Bed & Breakfast. Our suite was immaculately clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was absolutely delicious, Gary caters to everyone's tastes and preferences. Gary and Julie go above and beyond, whether it's advise on where to eat, how to navigate the city, or things to see and...

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UK
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I had two short stays at Forsyth BnB during my trip to Australia. The room was spacious, very clean and comfortable and the breakfast was great. The location in Glebe was perfect - close enough to walk to to Darling Harbour but far enough away to be quiet and relaxed. Gary was a great host - very helpful. I hope...

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Shearwater, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our second stay with Gary and Julie for a weekend in Sydney was welcoming, relaxing, quiet and Gary's breakfasts tasty and thoughtfully generous. this couple really do nail the right balance as hosts of an intimate B&B and the location is ideal being close proximity to the city centre. The suburb of Glebe has a wealth of eateries (Gary and...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful five (5) night stay at this B&B in the community of Glebe, an Urban burb of Sydney. Gary and Julie de Garis are gracious hosts with much good advice on what to see, where to eat and how to get there. Their home is a calm oasis their guest can come home to...

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I thoroughly recommend this excellent B&B in Glebe. This is my second stay, and I will certainly stay on future visits to Sydney - but book well in advance, Gary books up early. The rooms are spacious and well appointed (there are only two, so this is a quiet and individual place). Gary is a superb host, offering fabulous home-made...

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Staying in Glebe

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Glebe
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do, but has transformed into a student-centric melting pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the eccentrics and aboriginals that roam the streets, integrating students and people of all economic statuses into the multi-cultural fabric that distinguishes this suburb. Glebe Foreshore is a great destination for a leisurely walk along the Bay, and the Saturday market is a great scene for bargain hunters.
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BOOKINGS ONLY AVAILABLE DIRECTLY WITH FORSYTH BNB. Forsyth is a delightful boutique bed and breakfast, a "piece of inner-city serenity", nestled between Glebe Point Road and Blackwattle Bay on Sydney Harbour, located 3 kms from the city and 20 minutes drive from the airport. Forsyth offers two spacious quiet guest rooms, both located upstairs, with no common walls. Each has a queen size bed, its own bathroom, reverse cycle air-conditioning, cable television, and free wi-fi. The Blackwattle Room has a separate television/ reading space and en-suite shower room, and "a circular porthole offsets the angular ceiling and gives a bird's eye view of the street". The Rozelle Room offers a full size bathroom (with double shower, bath and bidet) and a private balcony with views out towards Anzac Bridge and the city. Glebe Village has numerous restaurants which cater for every taste. Blackwattle Park with its beautiful foreshore promenade along Sydney Harbour is located a minute's walk from Forsyth, and Sydney Fish Market, a working fishing port, is close by. Forsyth is well serviced by public transport, and close to many local attractions including Chinatown, Star Casino, Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Powerhouse Museum. The Rocks and the Opera House are a short bus ride away or a walk for the hearty. In good weather, breakfast is served outside in the Japanese courtyard garden, alternatively in the dining room with its cathedral ceiling. Pick-up/drop-off at Sydney airport or cruise terminals is available on request. In order to avoid disappointment, please book early. We hope you enjoy your stay at Forsyth BnB. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forsyth Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3 Forsyth Street | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Glebe
Price Range: €129 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“We stay in the Rozelle room each time we visit. We like the view over the harbour and the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles MCTYEN, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room with the deck is the best, but both are good.”
 of 5 bubbles crossleyb, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both suites are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles dt63, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rozelle Room with nice en suite and private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles WayneC63, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“back room has lovely balcony with table and chairs”
 of 5 bubbles hilary0, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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