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    Criterion Hotel

    Criterion Hotel G 260 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent5%
    • Very good14%
    • Average18%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible47%
    4 weeks ago
    “Unhappy staff”
    3 May 2017
    “Needs renovation”
    Free Internet
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 158 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    please do not go to this hotel. this is truly the oldest, dirties hotel ever. The pictures say enough. I do not dare to touch anything, that's how dirty it is. The only thing nice about this hotel is the location. Not looking forward to...More

    Thank Romi M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Title says it all. Great pub in the CBD, food decently cooked and good serving size and service for the money. Seating is at a premium but wander in anyway—you might get lucky. Drinks are reasonable considering the location.

    Thank humblepuck
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This is without doubt the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Filthy, spartan, unfriendly, utterly grim. I complained to the hotel manager and he shrugged his shoulders. The room was a squalid square box, the facilities unloved other than by cockroaches. The one advantage...More

    Thank davidhopes
    Response from Gallagher M, Manager at Criterion HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Peter, Thank you for staying at the Criterion. We are about to undergo a renovation and inject some love into the historic building. We usually get a lot of compliments about the staff, so your comments did come as a surprise. We will address...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This venue is in the heart of the city great location. Had the pasta of the day seemed microwaved and was cold in the middle but was pleasant enough. Staff though I feel like they definitely didn't want to be here take your money and...More

    Thank Peter M
    Response from Gallagher M, Manager at Criterion HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Peter, Thank you for visiting PJ's Criterion. We are disappointed to hear that the experience didn't meet your expectations. We take pride in the staff we hire - and the qualities you mention above are definitely part of our recruitment criteria. We will definitely...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    Where to start? Rooms were small, dirty and hadnt been maintained in years. The bathrooms were worse and the staff werent much better. The 'hotel' is on top of a bar and mini casino where the smell in the mens toilet made me want to...More

    Thank scottdohertybsc
    Response from Patrick G, Owner at Criterion HotelResponded 12 October 2017

    Dear Sir/ Madam You are correct the facility is about to undergo an upgrade very soon and hope that should you return your experience is a better one I also note your remarks about the staff - this is disappointing as we usually get a...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$60 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Central Business District
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    • Criterion Hotel Sydney
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    Traveller (86)
    Room & Suite (19)
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    Nearby
    Central Business District
    The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
    energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
    buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
    shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
    frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
    dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
    the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
    reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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