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The Carrington Hotel

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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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My sister thought we would enjoy this colonial-style hotel in the Blue Mountains. She was right. We loved the whole atmosphere, totally authentic, not having been restored as so many places are, in a way which destroys the original character. The stained glass, furniture and
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We’ve had a family reunion here and it has been very positive. We booked rooms that have en-suites and they are large, quiet and have beautiful stained glass windows. The atmosphere is quite special and the hotel is decorated in a way that takes you back in time. Staff have
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We loved the 19th Century feel of this hotel. Beautifully restored. Only a block or so form the train station. It is up on a hill, so if you are dragging lots of luggage, you may want to avoid steps by entering from the rear of the building. You also have to be willing to
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My family and I stayed at the Carrington on an extremely hot weekend. Unfortunately, when booking, I didn't realise that half of their rooms had no air conditioning. It was also unfortunate that it was such a hot weekend. While the staff and amenities were lovely, our
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Response from CarringtonHotel, Front Office Manager at The Carrington Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback. Unfortunately your stay coincided with a heat wave. Being a Heritage Property from the 1880s we have strict conditions about changing the outside appearance of the building. As a result we are not allowed to hang air conditioning units anywhere within sight. Only one style of room has air conditioning. These are our Colonial Rooms. They are above the carpark so we were able to place the units in the carpark and feed the piping up through the floor. These are our standard rooms so they are cheaper than our Premier Rooms and Suites. We do not increase the rate on these rooms during summer to reflect the added convenience of air conditioning. In years gone by there has been little need for air conditioning as the summers were cool. Occasionally the temperature would soar but it would just be for a day or so. With the changing world weather patterns the last few summers have been severe with whole weeks or 10 days now having temperatures of 30 or above. This situation has resulted in the hotel rooms becoming warmer than ever before. The hotel has accommodated millions of guests over its 139 year history without air conditioning. Heating to survive the freezing winters was always the priority! However we do accept that the higher temperatures are now a reality so we are now looking at options to air condition more rooms but this is proving difficult. We do believe our rates are reasonable and it is not feasible to change them based on weather conditions. Portable units are not an option due to draining issues. Thank you again for your review.
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We stayed at the Carrington for one night as part of an organised trip to the Blue Mountains. From the minute we arrived we were impressed. Our room wasn’t ready but the receptionist took our bags and gave us helpful information about the local area, so we set off for Echo Point
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The King George Suite at The Carrington Hotel
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The Colonial Room at The Carrington Hotel
Hello Miranda, Thank you for your question. Our accommodation does not feature an in-room safe, however our reception staff are more than happy to store your laptop and other valuables in our safe. They will provide you with a docket to collect your item/s when required. Kind Regards from The Carrington Hotel.
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Thank you for your question. We require a credit card authorisation or a $100.00 cash deposit on check-in. Regards, Derek Reservations
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Hi, the room we were allocated was a room connected to another room with french doors separating. The first room had a double bed and the connecting room had two single beds. So to answer your question, it did fit four people HTH :)
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Yes, rates include all taxes and fees as well as Continental Breakfast & Wi-Fi.
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"All rooms have ample space. You can select a valley view, en suite, room with lounge, wide range of prices."
"I spoke to a lady who stays there often who said that the shared bathrooms are very good so don't let that put you off."
"Heritage room was delightful"
"Room 51 on the second floor has a distant view of the mtns"
"Room 9 on floor 1 was quiet and light but no outlook. There is a lift in the building which is very helpful as it is over many levels."
US$90 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesBlue MountainsKatoomba
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