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Hotel Challis

TravelocityUS$94*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it is convenient and clean, but that was it for good points. The staff were rude on a Sunday morning. The cleaners arrived noisily and early and made a huge racket I was on the ground floor and the outside door right next to my room was open all the time, no exception and it was breezy and also...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan D, Thank you so much for being so kind to leave a review on TripAdvisor about your recent stay with us. That is well appreciated. Thank you for pointing out the convenience of the locations and the cleanness of the property. We are sorry to realise that you considered the staff to be rather rude. Sorry your expectations...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was small but very clean and quiet. Reception desk welcome was efficient and quietly courteous. We love the position, in a residential neighborhood but just a walk into town. The lounge was a good touch with the tables and chairs on the veranda making it seem homely.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear judithhF2635AL, And that is a beautiful review! Thank you so much for letting us and others know about your experience at Hotel Challis. We loved all the compliments and we feel proud that we were able to deliver the best service to you. It`s a great neighborhood and the actual building fits in perfectly in the ans ansamble of...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was comfortable & clean, smallish but all that was needed. Comfortable bed & pillows. Was able to easily get to all we wanted in Sydney easily by transport with some great food available just 20 to 50 metres away. Staff were very helpful & friendly. We had no complaints.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear Phil L, Oh, thank you so much for the love and for taking the time to let us know how amazing your stay with us was. If Hotel Challis had medals to give you would for sure get the one for being the nicest gusts, I promise. We are so happy to know that you loved the bed and...

Boracay, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good room (Queen) with nearly all the facilities one needs for a comfortable stay. The location was good in that I could walk to all the obvious attractions (Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Darling Harbour, Rocks) with easy transport options to other places of interest. The locale is good with a variety of restaurants and cafes on the doorstep but you...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear Z8649NLsteveb, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and for leaving such a lovely comment! It is a great pleasure for us to read the review as it appears that everything was good and right: good location, the room size worked for you and it was a comfortable stay. We hope you will...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice little hotel in a great location. Staff were friendly, and bed was comfortable. Bathrooms a bit small, and internet is limited (which can be annoying when you're trying to work on Skype).

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear elinord307, Thank you so much for the lovely review you posted on TripAdvisor about your recent stay with us! How nice is that of you. We are all excited to read it and to find out that you liked the property, the staff, the bed! Sorry about the Internet issue. We do have unlimited data offer if the room...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accomodation was very well located amongst resteraunts wine bars and cafes. It was close to transport links and the staff were very very helpful and courteous. The room was comfortable and clean,water pressure could have been better for shower.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear O7221FAkevinp, Thank you for taking the time to review the stay at Hotel Challis. It`s indeed very well located and the amount of bars and restaurants around make it almost impossible to stay hungry) Thank you for the compliments and we are looking forward to seeing you agian soon!

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location, it was comfortable, however it lacked a towel rail near the basin. It would have been better if there had been a ramp for suitcases instead of stairs. It would have been nice to have a microwave in the room.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear 940matinae, Thank you for taking the time to review the stay with us recently! We are glad you liked the stay with us. We are taking the comments you made into consideration, however, we don`t think the microwaves will be ever installed in the rooms. We hop to see you back one day!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grand facade of this old Victorian is a beautiful highlight as you approach from the tree lined street. Simple rooms decorated nicely provide all basic needs (tea/hairdryer/soap). As advertised by the property, the small rooms are tiny by Australian standards and the bathroom is very small. Absolutely fine for a single business traveller, but small room not recommended for...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only problem is the lack of a dining room for breakfast. Emplyees extremely helpful, always asking if anything was needed.information was precise and at the right time. Good choice for anyone stay at Sydney

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear Guillermo H, Thank you for taking the time to review the stay with us recently - it is so lovely! Thank you for the kind words that you had to say about the property and the staff! Yeah, we do not have a restaurant in the building, however, the terrace has some tables and chairs that people very often...

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are very small but fine for a short stay with small luggage. They do have a luggage store however. The location is excellent close to city and train station. Good eating places a few minutes walk. Airport shuttle pick up and drops off from this hotel

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear martharF787XZ, We are happy to hear from our return guest. We are happy to know that Hotel Challis is the base for your frequent trips to Sydney. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Some of the rooms are small, and we suggest them to be used by single travelers rather than couples....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Challis offers a boutique hotel experience in Potts Point. Accommodation is set over two beautifully restored and completely renovated terrace homes. Hotel rooms feature premium bedding, free WiFi access, air-conditioning, large flat screen TV, a work desk and chic en suite bathroom with amenities. Walking distance to Kings Cross train station and only 10 minutes to Circular Quay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Challis

Address: 21-23 Challis Ave | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €78 - €129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Challis 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Choose a balcony room.”
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“The balcony room I had was on the 3rd floor and faced the tree lined street - 302”
R2005TNsandras, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balcony room if available”
Kieran27, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a large balcony”
BeckieY, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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