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About Vulcan Hotel


Conveniently located near the central business district, Vulcan Hotel is close to all the fantastic sights that the city of Sydney has to offer. Major tourist attractions such as Darling Harbor, the city center, Theaterland, and universities are all within walking distance, while the Sydney International Airport is only 15 minutes away. This contemporary accommodation features well-appointed rooms complete with en-suite facilities and modern conveniences. Business facilities are also available with Internet access, fax services, and laptops for rent. Guests can indulge in tasty dishes that the Cafe Vulcan has to offer. Guest can also relax in the hotel’s courtyard, reading a favorite novel or sipping a glass of wine.
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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Car park
  • Airport transfer

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

Food & beverage

  • Room service
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar


  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service

Guest services

  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Tours

On-site facilities

  • Fireplace
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family room
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Smoking area

Health and security

  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Check-in [24-hour]

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
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Please note that the reception desk is not staffed 24 hours a day however, 24-hour check-in is available.

A credit card security deposit of AUD 100 is required upon check-in for charges or damages during the stay and will be refunded upon departure.

Guests must provide a valid form of government regulated identification (eg. passport, ID card, driver’s license, etc.) upon check-in.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 15 AUD
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1.5 Km
Distance to Airport: 10. Km
Internet Usage Fee: 0.00 AUD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 46
Parking Fee (per day): 20 AUD
Reception Open Until: 10:00 PM
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 25
Year Hotel Built: 1894
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2006
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Verified traveler reviews

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.7
  • Facilities 6.9
  • Location 7.4
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.4
  • Service 7.6
  • Value for Money 7.2
  • Food/Dining 6.7

Manon R. from Australia
Stayed 4 nights in July 2016
Lovely stay
We were very happy with the location of the hotel, we had little noise from the street and it was in walking distance of most nice suburbs, as well as public transport. The room's furniture might need a little updating and the bathroom's grout was going black which looks nasty. But all in all the room felt clean otherwise, the staff was all incredibly nice and helpful and we loved staying at the Vulcan :)
Reviewed July 31, 2016

jerry K. from Malaysia
Business travelers
Stayed 2 nights in June 2016
Receptionists are friendly and supportive
The receptionists are supportive and so friendly.
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Ayu D. from Indonesia
Stayed one night in May 2016
was not expecting too much but turns out surprisingly good
i was there for a short night, booked a standard room but they upgraded it to superior for free. thought we were lucky. room was super clean. it has a book shelf loaded with few good reads. however my room was right next to the lift so sometimes it was quite noisy. the reception lady was nice and helpful. overall i'd recommend this hotel as a good place to stay in Sydney.
Reviewed May 29, 2016

charley L. from Hong Kong
Families with older children
Stayed 4 nights in April 2016
nice decision
clean room and good service. The location is not close to central station. a bit small room but its acceptable. the reception with close at 10pm.
Reviewed May 02, 2016

Oscar K. from Netherlands
Stayed one night in April 2016
City trip for my girlfriends birthday
There was at 8 some work in progress, they started drilling and it woke us up. I sended a reguest for a birthday cocktail but they never read the reguest.
Reviewed April 09, 2016

Steven L. from Australia
Stayed one night in February 2016
Wont be back
Was disappointed that their car park was a block away and was at a extra cost that i wasn't aware of. Beds where old and springy and pillows where like sleeping on rocks. Had to use a towel for a pillow
Reviewed February 15, 2016

janvalee N. from Thailand
Families with older children
Stayed 2 nights in January 2016
Nice staffs
The room is quite old. The staffs are very nice and helpful
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Wenxuan X. from Singapore
Families with older children
Stayed one night in December 2015
Short family stay
Clean rooms, good breakfast at the in house cafe, in the periphery of the city centre
Stayed with my family here for just one day. Overall a good value for money hotel, although it is a little too far west from the main places of interest (could be planned around). However it's location was perfect for us given we've covered the east side in our stay at another hotel.
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Francis R. from Belgium
Stayed one night in November 2015
Vulcan hotel
only spent i night so did not use all for me to comment
It was ok it was only for one night before boarding ship
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Teo W. from Malaysia
Families with young children
Stayed 5 nights in November 2015
Very clean n comfortable hotel.
Clean, tidy n friendly staff.
Reviewed December 06, 2015


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