We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Hotel Challis

    21-23 Challis Ave | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
     3 people are viewing this hotel
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$164
    View Deal
    Traveller (59)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (81)
    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good45%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “potts point” (100 reviews)
    “great location” (149 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    4 Feb5 Feb
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$164.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Sydney hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "dcb15c0ed2ff4923b8be4023bf59b1a1", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":594529,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32444930],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":2,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":2,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":164,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"dcb15c0ed2ff4923b8be4023bf59b1a1","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":164,"lowestMetaPrice":164,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":164,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":164,"lowestMetaPrice":164,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":164,"hotelName":"Hotel Challis","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImRjYjE1YzBlZDJmZjQ5MjNiOGJlNDAyM2JmNTliMWExIiwiQUlLIjoiNTc1N2I0OTM5MjFkNDc5NDk4NGY1MzUxZjA1MWUyYzkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/02/2018", "checkOut": "05/02/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$164", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79016822":"OrbitzEWS","75140078":"Expedia","76561481":"Hotwire","109283215":"HotelsCom2IB","79612114":"CheapTicketsEWS","32444930":"BookingCom","75142983":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (811)
    There are newer reviews for Hotel Challis
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    141 - 145 of 776 reviews

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Stylist décor, good lighting in room, loved the balcony for enjoying Sydney's winter sun. Lobby sitting room good for waiting for airport shuttle and having a toilet attached handy when arriving early at hotel to leave luggage.More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank dorothyfredajones
    Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel ChallisResponded 24 August 2017

    Dear dorothyfredajones, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the recent visit to Hotel Challis, we appreciate it a lot. It is a pleasure to know that you found our property to be suitable and stylish. We definitely are looking forward...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Great place to stay in a great location. Firstly, the location is great - away from the hustle and bustle of the centre of Sydney, but close enough to walk (or transport) it there. Semi urban feel with a great main street and lovely side...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Adrian M
    Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel ChallisResponded 24 August 2017

    Dear Adrian M, It was our great pleasure to read the review that you so kindly wrote - descriptive and full of compliments. We can`t ask for more really. Thank you very much. Indeed, the place and the location are both great - that is...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Smaller room than anticipated. Ideal location for public transport. 5min walk to bus stop in Macleay St. or 10min walk to Kings Cross station in Darlinghurst Rd. Plenty of cafes and resteraunts in the area. Plenty of liquor outlets and delis. Woolies express 2min walk...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank V9018FPstephenr
    Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel ChallisResponded 23 August 2017

    Dear V9018FPstephenr, Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment about the recent experience with us - it is very kind of you! We really do have everything nearby an the area itself is ideal, as you mentioned. The property has four room...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    The Challis Hotel is well located, quiet, comfortable and clean. The beds are extremely comfy and the bathroom was spacious. I love the fact that there are good cafes, coffee and convenience stores out the front door.More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Karen M
    Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel ChallisResponded 23 August 2017

    Dear Karen M, Thank you for being so kind to leave this beautiful review about your excellent stay with us recently. We are enormously happy that you like the property, the beds, the area and all the shops around. We all love it too! Thank...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    I absolutely loved my stay. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfy. The area is just beautiful. Cafes and restaurants right on the street and all up the main road. The harbour just a 5 minutes walk away. Highly...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank mandyc569
    Response from sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel ChallisResponded 15 August 2017

    Dear mandyc569, thank you so much for taking the time to write this beautiful review - excellent job! We are grateful for all the compliments and we consider it to be a great success for us: happy guests - our top priority. We are hoping...More

    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$89 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 55
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Agoda, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline and HotelQuickly so you can book your Hotel Challis reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney
    • Also Known As
    • Challis Hotel Sydney
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (59)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (81)
    Bathroom (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 182 hotels in Sydney
    Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel
    939 reviews
    .03 km away
    Holiday Lodge Hotel
    74 reviews
    .08 km away
    Macleay Hotel
    898 reviews
    .12 km away
    DeVere Hotel
    533 reviews
    .22 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Billy Kwong
    852 reviews
    .11 km away
    Cho Cho San
    255 reviews
    .08 km away
    Macleay Street Bistro
    284 reviews
    .09 km away
    The Apollo
    477 reviews
    .23 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Woolloomooloo Wharf
    111 reviews
    .42 km away
    Elizabeth Bay House
    52 reviews
    .20 km away
    El Alamein Memorial Fountain
    22 reviews
    .40 km away
    Elizabeth Bay Marina
    10 reviews
    .38 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    julie739
    5 December 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from sydney_lodges | Property representative |
    Hi, According to the law and regulations in Australia, smoking is strictly prohibited in most of the public places. Smoking is not allowed at the balcony. Heavy fines apply for violating these rules.
    0
    Votes
    Lin L
    3 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Loub52 | Reviewed this property |
    It is not a hill more of an incline.
    0
    Votes
    Elvine622
    11 May 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Stylstnz | Reviewed this property |
    Hi - its on a small urban urban street and there is NO street parking. There is parking buildings in the area and from memory they have the info on the hotel website. Its a cute hotel and great value for money.
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Room with a balcony a must"
    Read review
    "There are 4 floors. I stayed on the third floor and would have preferred the 4th (had I known) :-)"
    Read review
    "Side rooms are next to trees full of noisy birds, so ask for a room at the front."
    Read review
    "Travel light and leave the cat at home."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing