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Rydges Sydney Harbour

"We had a good stay and great visit to the city with the kids"

Matt - October 1, 2020
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Rydges Sydney Harbour

55 George Street, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia, 2000 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
Property highlights
Front desk [24-hour]
Hassle-free check in
Close to The Rocks
Within 100 m of property
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Popular landmarks
The Rocks 100 m
The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk 540 m
Sydney Opera House 610 m
Sydney Harbour Bridge 660 m
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 1.0 km
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium 1.4 km
Queen Victoria Building (QVB) 1.6 km
Darling Harbour 2.0 km
Bondi Beach 7.3 km
Manly Beach 10.3 km
Nearby landmarks
The Rocks Markets 20 m
Harbour Cruise 30 m
Gannon House Gallery 40 m
Ken Done Gallery 50 m
Craft Nsw Gallery 70 m
Sydney Visitor Centre – The Rocks 80 m
Louis Cardini the Rocks 80 m
Billich Gallery 80 m
Foundation Park 80 m
Original & Authentic Aboriginal Art Shop 90 m
9.5

Exceptional

Location rating score

Inside city center

This property is in high demand!

3 travelers have booked today.

  • 390 meters to public transportation

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Currency exchange

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Daily housekeeping

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Value for money8.2
Distance to city center2.0 km
Location rating9.5
Nearest airportSydney Airport (SYD)
Distance to airport9.6 km

Rooms available at Rydges Sydney Harbour

Excellent
Room comfort & quality
8.2
Queen Room
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 queen bed
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Executive King
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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Superior King
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Twin Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 double beds
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Deluxe Harbour King
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Harbor view
  • 1 king bed
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Executive Double Room
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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 king bed
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Standard Double Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 queen bed
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Accessible Queen Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • 1 queen bed
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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  • Shower
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Superior Room
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  • Shower
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Rydges Sydney Harbour?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

What are my dining options at Rydges Sydney Harbour?

Rydges Sydney Harbour features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

What is the smoking policy at Rydges Sydney Harbour?

Rydges Sydney Harbour does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

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What people love about Rydges Sydney Harbour

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    Location

    "Great location if you are going on a cruise."

    marion

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    May 16, 2018

  • 8.8
    Excellent
    Staff 

    "The staff were lovely a very accommodating."

    Jo

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    January 24, 2021

  • 9.2
    Exceptional
    Location

    "The location is what makes this hotel good."

    Robert

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    July 2, 2020

Property ranking|Compared to 3,100 Sydney properties
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Location score
9.5/10
Service score
8.7/10
Room comfort score
8.2/10
Cleanliness score
8.5/10
Better than
99
%
of Sydney properties
Better than
97
%
of Sydney properties
Better than
97
%
of Sydney properties
Better than
95
%
of Sydney properties
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Overall rating:
8.6
Excellent
4,102 reviews
Cleanliness
8.4
Facilities
7.9
Location
9.5
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What travelers say they love:
The view was lovely, room was spacious and clean.
Amy from Australia
Couple
More about Rydges Sydney Harbour

More about Rydges Sydney Harbour

Located in the historic Rocks district, Holiday Inn Old Sydney boasts a rooftop swimming pool offering views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. It offers modern rooms featuring a bathtub in an en suite bathroom. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a refrigerator and a work desk. Each room offers tea/coffee making facilities and your choice of soft or firm pillows. The Holiday Inn Old Sydney is just 3 minutes’ walk from Circular Quay and the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are 15 minutes' walk away. Guests can relax in the spa pool, or enjoy the sun on the rooftop terrace. The 24-hour reception is located in a magnificent 8-storey atrium with a glass ceiling. The Lobby Lounge and Bar offers café-style meals and an extensive range of Australian beers and wines. A breakfast buffet is served daily in Playfair Terrace Restaurant.

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Most talked about facilities

View
16 mentions
Breakfast
14 mentions
Swimming Pool
12 mentions
Car Park
4 mentions

What they offer

9.2
Exceptional
Staff 

"The staff were lovely and very accommodating."

Wendy

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May 29, 2019

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Nearest essentials

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Food and dining

Breakfast options

American
Continental
Vegetarian
Full English/Irish
Gluten-free

Restaurants on site

Playfair Terrace Restaurant
Cuisine:Australian
Menu:Buffet, A-la-carte

What's nearby

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Reviews of Rydges Sydney Harbour from real guests

Overall rating
8.6
Excellent
From 4102 reviews
9.6Location
9.1Service
8.6Cleanliness
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Rating via Booking.com8.7
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10
Excellent
Cleanliness8.7
Facilities8.1
Location9.7
Room comfort and quality8.7
Service9.2
Value for money8.3
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8-9 Excellent (776)
7-8 Very Good (804)
6-7 Good (295)
<6 Below Expectation (338)
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8.0
Excellent
Colin
Couple

Very good”

Location and the view from our room was superb.
Air conditioning in our room was a little noisy, but bearable.
Reviewed June 02, 2021

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1.0
Pushpinder
Couple

Waste of Money”

The staff at reception in the morning was very polite while we checked out.
It was definitely not worth the money. The staff at reception that signed us in needs to learn the difference between heathy joke and saying something in a sarcastic way that they think its funny and ...
Reviewed June 02, 2021

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4.0
Jules
Business traveler

Not impressed”

Location
The room wasn’t anything like the images on your website. My head was touching the ceiling in the shower. Despite the low occupancy I wasn’t given a good view.
Reviewed June 01, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Terence
Couple

Very happy”

Location brilliant, staff very helpful. Will be back.
When my wife and myself went for drink at bar about 6pm it was pretty cold, I think because of such a big open area on the ground floor, you could look at more heating in cooler months.
Reviewed June 01, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Susan
Group

Fabulous location, excellent staff”

Great location in the Rocks. Staff couldn’t do enough for us, all with a smile. Rooms clean and comfortable.
Probably COVID-related, but the restaurant was not open for dinner and the bar only from 5-9 pm each day. Room service therefore also affected. But staff offered as much as they possibly could to make...
Reviewed May 31, 2021

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6.0
Maureen
Couple

Pleasant”

Location was great. Good value for money. Good wifi. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Bathroom was old and very small. Television remote didn’t work properly and needed a new battery.
Reviewed May 31, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Fiona
Couple

Good”

Location was perfect and the staff were amazing
The rooms were pretty run down and in particular the shower was very poor.
Reviewed May 31, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Lemond
Couple

Superb”

great room and breakfast, stayed here before when it was Holiday Inn and same quality of service all round.
Reviewed May 31, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Niina
Family with young children

Bit dated. Good location.”

Location good
Dripping taps, noisy air con
Reviewed May 30, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Radford
Couple

Clean and tidy, with everything...”

Great location and friendly staff
Nothing all was good
Reviewed May 30, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Gabby
Business traveler

would happily stay again.”

location was optimal for what I needed, close by all forms of trransport. Staff were excellent to deal with.
Unfortunately the meal I ate there was not very good, the steak wasn&#39;t tender for a sirloin, it was cooked medium well not medium rare and the pork belly bites did not crackle, the crackle part ...
Reviewed May 30, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Christine
Couple

Great Location ”

That you could walk to circular quay and catch a ferry. Very close to the quay
No on site parking
Reviewed May 29, 2021

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5.0
Williams
Family with young children

Passable”

Location
The bathroom was tiny
Reviewed May 29, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Anonymous
Couple

Amazing location and charm”

We absolutely loved our 4 night stay here. Walking distance to everywhere. Literally a 2min walk to circular quay to see the opera house and harbour bridge and some great local cafes and restaurants. ...
Reviewed May 29, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Peter
Couple

Very convenient place to stay...”

Location was very convenient, and we had a nice room with a rooftop view over the harbour, the bed was comfortable and the staff were great.
The &#39;excellent breakfast&#39; was far from it. All the supposedly hot food was tepid. It would have been great to have some heating under the dishes. The &#39;scrambled eggs&#39; were tasteless (I...
Reviewed May 28, 2021

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3.0
Michael
Couple

Poor”

Service was good.
Cleanliness was poor.
Reviewed May 27, 2021

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5.0
Adam
Business traveler

Passable”

Tv did not work, Coffee machine only made espresso, no cappuccino or latte, Cereal was stale, I paid for my breakfast in my room rate, I went to a caffe up the road for coffee and breakfast and paid...
Reviewed May 26, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Bruce
Couple

Great Sydney location ”

Great location for getting to public transport, eating and shopping. Really comfortable hotel with everything you need for a few days in Sydney.
N&#47;A
Reviewed May 26, 2021

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5.0
David
Solo traveler

Overall, it was an &quot;ok&quot;...”

I did not liked the bathroom because it was not what I expected from the pictures when I booked online. The bathtub was very small. When I looked at the picture of the bathroom, I was looking forward ...
Reviewed May 26, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Paula
Family with young children

Would definitely visit again and...”

Room with a view was great! Bed&#47;pillows were comfy. Very central to everything. Love the Rocks !
Help with luggage on arrival.
Reviewed May 26, 2021

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