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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this accommodation for a quick Sydney visit for myself and my teenage daughter recently. The location was easy to get to and super handy to Bondi, the City and Moore Park. The hotel has a lovely atmosphere and is very clean and well maintained. The staff were friendly and helpful and the included breakfast was fresh, healthy and...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a terrible experience, they said that they didn't receive our room reservation and that they had no spare rooms, we called Expedia, they called the hotel, and suddenly they have a room for us. worst customer service I've ever had. at least the breakfast was good.

Thank heli_rahamim
Wairarapa, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found this place online when we were booking to go to a trade fair at the Hordern Pavilion. I'm so glad we did. It's on a tree-lined street, and oasis of calm near Oxford Street. We booked a "Cosy Room" because we're trying to save money for our very young business, and because we weren't spending much time in...

Thank Quack_quack_quackl
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Hughenden for many years and the service just gets better and better. If you have beloved dogs and would like to have them stay with you then this is the Hotel for you. Fabulous service, lovely atmosphere - it is definitely our home away from home and the whole family enjoys the great location. Close...

Thank mrtiggs2016
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in a standard room in the past for about $200pn. Whilst small, they were fine for our needs. We like the ambience of the old features, the lounge and dining areas are really pleasant. We have really enjoyed staying there in the past. On this occasion, we could only secure a deluxe room for $450. WHAT AN...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights. Beautifully kept, a wonderful blend of history and modernity. Breakfast was included with the room, nice selection of fruit, cereal, cold meats and hot buffet. Conveniently located to the Allianz Stadium and great eateries nearby. We will definitely be back!

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Hughend14, General Manager at Hughenden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, its great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best! -The Hughenden Team.

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My family (2 ad, 2 kids) stayed overnight to be close to the SCG. We had to get 2 rooms, one with a king and the other with a queen bed. We didn't really spend any time in the room. The king room was big enough and had a fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. The bathroom was VERY small! The...

Thank mharborne
Hughend14, General Manager at Hughenden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi mharborne, Thanks for your review! We have a lot of guests that stay with us for events at the SCG and Allianz stadium due to the close proximate that you would have found it to be. Regarding the parking, I totally agree! Our car park is subject to availability and due to the restrictive parking situation in the area...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful piece of history tucked away into the historical area of Woollahra. Close to a main street of cafes, restaurants, bars and retail stores. Near to bus routes. Neat, clean, tranquil with friendly staff and pet friendly. I have enjoyed my stay here.

Thank dai e
Hughend14, General Manager at Hughenden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi dai e, Thanks for your review, glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! Come and see us again soon! The Hughenden Team.

Reviewed 13 December 2016

We booked a Standard Plus room for a 5 night stay. Could not be faulted. The room was a good size and very well appointed. Breakfast was good, with a reasonable selection. The hotel is well located, and enjoyed strolls down Queen street to various eateries and shops, and quite close by is Paddington with many eateries/bars/shops/. Very attentive staff....

Thank Mike T
Hughend14, General Manager at Hughenden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mike T, Thank you for such a positive review, its always great to see! I recommend everyone that stays with us should take a little time and do as you have in exploring the local Woollahra and Paddington area, there are so many great boutiques and cafes/restaurants that really add to the experience of visiting the Eastern Suburbs. Cant...

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I was staying overnight in Sydney on business. I wanted something close to the city and Woollahra worked for me. The room I was offered was beyond tiny, so small it made my room at home when I was a 5 year old seem like a palace. There was no window in this tiny converted broom closet, if one ignored...

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Hughend14, General Manager at Hughenden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

prof_skunk, As you would have found when booking with the Hughenden, we have six room types which range in price and size. Our lead in room, which we label as a "Cosy Room" is quite limited in space, but has all the facilities required by our many regular guests who frequent them, either passing through or traveling to Sydney for...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award winning Hughenden (circa 1870) is a gracious historic hotel at the gateway to the antiques and art galleries of Woollahra, in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Associated with Australia's first philosopher, The Hughenden experienced many changes from grand residence to Masonic Hall to Ladies College. In 1993, The Hughenden commenced a programme of extensive restoration, redeveloping it into a beautiful boutique hotel.Today, The Hughenden, known as Sydney's premier Art and Literary Hotel, features marble fireplaces, the original grand staircase, Victorian dining rooms, art exhibitions and literary events.Visitors are welcome to experience the warmth, charm and personal service offered by The Hughenden. With 36 Heritage Rooms, 8 self contained Terrace Suites, Pet Friendly Accommodation, Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Meeting, Event and Wedding facilities, The Hughenden has unique offerings for all to experience and enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hughenden Boutique Hotel

Address: 14 Queen St, Woollahra, New South Wales 2025, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Woollahra
Price Range: €115 - €268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hughenden Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Hughenden Boutique Sydney
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“We had room 30, which was a "cozy room" but it was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Quack_quack_quackl, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Take the standard room only. Enjoy this beautiful hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 949jennyr, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Cosy rooms are small but ... Well - cosy !!”
 of 5 bubbles C1910SCkims, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 11, 12, and 19 are all great”
 of 5 bubbles BrianO437, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“don't get landed with room 14 - the fountain outside goes all night”
 of 5 bubbles HGDaily, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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