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Vulcan Hotel

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Eastbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But not particularly close to the centre. Stated to be in Darling Harbour area but a good and hard 20minute walk. Having said that it is a fine hotel with everything you need at a reasonable price. Taxis are easy to come by (uber has had effect) so a good combination.

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you very much for your positive feedback, it has been a pleasure to welcome you in Sydney. We just would like to clarify that Darling Harbour is 10 minutes away from our location if you take the easiest way (through the goods line). We are looking forward to welcoming you again during your next visit in this...

Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here 2 years ago with my hubbie and brought my 8year old grandson this time around. Great staff, bathroom recently updated, double glazing, good temperature control, comfortable beds, lovely light filled breakfast room. Powerhouse, darling harbour, tram, train, cbd all in walking distance. Nice student neighbourhood. Perfect place for young and old. We'll be back

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Antoinette, It was a real pleasure to have you back and thank you very much for your lovely feedback. We are delighted to say that we are the perfect gateway towards a successful stay in Sydney for every generation. We strive to provide an outstanding quality of service for our guests and exceed expectations. We will be very pleased...

Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location on the fringe of the cbd meaning most things are 10-15 minutes walk away. A quiet hotel. Free wifi and friendly staff made this a good stay. Rooms have everything you need and are compact. No complaints 🙂

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your positive review. We work hard to ensure that we provide our guests with the most enjoyable experience. We are glad that you have appreciated our location and hope to be on your list during your next visit in Sydney. Thank you again for choosing the Vulcan hotel. Warmest regards, Gonzague Cohoner Duty...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top marks to the Vulcan Hotel. The welcome was very warm, friendly and informative. The room was very comfortable, modern and well appointed with free wifi, tea/coffee making facilities and a shelf full of interesting books. From the Vulcan Hotel it is just a short, easy walk to Chinatown, Darling Harbour and other nearby attractions. The delicious breakfast in the...

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a nice review and taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and it is a great satisfaction for our team to receive positive feedback. Our motto is "Hospitality beyond borders" and I trust we could not have done it better. We will be pleased to welcome...

Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quiet neighborhood; close to 2 hop-on hop off stops;close to China town and Powerhouse museum and train station; walkable and easy access to Darling Harbour; free coffee/tea in room; clean, newer carpet, bathroom; free wifi; flat screen tv

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yollaine, Thank you for your lovely feedback, it is always very rewarding for our team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us as we strive every day to provide our guests with memorable stays. We are looking forward to welcoming you again during your next visit in Sydney. Kindest regards, Gonzague Cohoner Duty Manager

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed here for 4 nights and the room was fantastic, clean and serviced daily. We had a room at the top that was huge. The breakfasts were brilliant- had the paleo breakfast on Monday - the chef is great- I didn't want to finish eating. Yves and Rosa were attentive, friendly staff and nothing was too...

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Swampgirl001, Thank you very much for your feedback, it is very rewarding for us to have such a good review. We are pleased that your enjoyed your stay with us and especially the breakfast that our chef upgraded this week. We work hard to offer the most wonderful experience to our guests. We will pass on your comments to...

Sunshine Beach, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights in a 2nd floor room off street room. Nice & quiet. Room was nicely furnished, bathroom with shower, all modern & very clean. Small room but had smaller overseas. Beds comfy, mini bar, kettle, wardrobe, desk, quiet aircon. Liked the historic architecture, & it is what it is, an old pub with modern amenities. Breakfast in...

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Armles50, Thank you for sharing your experience, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us! Our goal is to deliver the finest service to provide our guests with a constant excellence. Each feedback bring us a chance to improve the quality of service we strive for. For your information, we provide different room categories and in order...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lovely quiet accommodation within a close walk to Darling Harbour. Very comfortable, clean and inviting. Lovely breakfast in the cafe with great coffee. Beautiful old building that has been modernised with lovely staff. A great find!

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sandy, Thank you for your rewarding comment. We work hard to make every stay a special occasion. It is important for us to receive feedbacks in order to improve our guest experience and provide modernity to our historic building. We are pleased that your enjoyed your stay and the breakfast of our newest talented chef! Thank you for choosing...

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I can sum this place up with one word:- Wow Make that two words:- Simply great. I guess by now you have got the picture we loved this place and will be totally bias in this review. We regularly travel to Sydney from Hobart to join cruise ships and have constantly been looking for a good place to stay that...

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Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is very rewarding for us to receive such good comments. Our team is trained to offer our guests the expertise necessary when you travel in a busy city like Sydney. As a result, we try to answer every guest needs in order for them to find a...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Spent two days there. A little hotel 10 min walk to central station or Chinatown. Not too expensive. There is a neat cafe at the front. I had fried eggs on sour bread. Quite ok. Probably should have asked for runny centre. Most things are there. Wifi. Tv. Mini bar. Bed is firm and clean. Bathroom is small but adequate...

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Vulcan H, Duty manager at Vulcan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kkyisan, Thank you for taking the time to write your thoughts. Our guest satisfaction is our priority and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is true that our location is perfect to fit business travellers as well as leisure guests. We strive to offer the best quality of service in order to be the...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Vulcan Hotel Sydney is a stylishly renovated heritage listed hotel; the ultimate city retreat. The Vulcan Hotel Sydney features 46 well appointed ensuite rooms that cater for travellers who not only appreciate its quality accommodation but also its personal service and charm. The Vulcan Hotel Sydney is centrally located a few minutes walk away from the heart of Sydney's famous Darling Harbour and within short walking distance to Chinatown, Broadway, and the Universities. A quick walk to the monorail or train station and you are in the heart of Sydney City within 10 minutes. The property is also a completely non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vulcan Hotel

Address: 500 Wattle St | Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €97 - €199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vulcan Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Nice quiet room with free coffee/tea”
 of 5 bubbles Yollaine2, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“On the corner of two busy streets not sure how the traffic affects external rooms. We asked for a quiet internal room.”
 of 5 bubbles armles50, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“great location, close to shops and university”
 of 5 bubbles threebears2008, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great location”
 of 5 bubbles quisqueyas2016, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on courtyard side are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles k2881q, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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