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Central Railway Hotel

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#58 of 188 Hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“room was clean”(36 reviews)
“third floor”(9 reviews)
“minute walk”(25 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
3 Star Hotel
If you’re looking for affordable accommodation in the heart of Sydney, you’ve found it with Central Railway Hotel. Our self-contained rooms have everything you need for your stay, perfect for families, groups of friends and business travellers. Completely refurbished in 2013, our hotel...
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Location and contact
240 Chalmers Street, | Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales 2016, Australia
6.5 km to Kingsford Smith Airport
92 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.1 km from Chinatown
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5 Aug6 Aug
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All reviewsroom was cleanthird floorminute walkpublic transportstay there againgreat place to stayfree wifiwithin walking distancevisiting sydneyeasy accessexcellent locationcircular quaymicrowaveaccommodationluggagecbdcafes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is near the city center, even it can be reached easily by walking. Super nice and friendly staff, as we arrived late and they still waited for me, though I couldn’t be contacted due to my flying schedule. For such an affordable price,...More

Thank Rini A
Response from CRHOTEL, Manager at Central Railway HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rini A, We are pleased to hear you had a nice experience at Central Railway Hotel in particular with our staff. We are looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Sydney. Kind Regards, Virginia Tumelero and the Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central Railway Hotel is in my opinion the best value hotel in Sydney. Although it is a bit dated and in our room a couple of maintenance issues should have been sorted; it is still the best value. Most importantly it is CLEAN. Reception staff...More

1  Thank Richard H
Response from CRHOTEL, Manager at Central Railway HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Richard H, We are delighted to hear you found our hotel value for money, that our staff was friendly, cleaning standards were to your satisfaction and our location suited your needs. It's very rewarding to see our guests feeling welcomed and enjoying Sydney attractions....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There very Friendy clean beding clean bathrooms also the grounds very well kept.Also you can leave your luggage there until your room ready.Vicky the boss will go out of way to help you.You are close to everything

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Thank reidpres
Response from CRHOTEL, Manager at Central Railway HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mr Preston, It was a pleasure welcoming you and your friends at Central Railway Hotel. It's very rewarding to see our staff looked after you and our location suited your needs. We hope to see you again next time. Regards, Virginia Tumelero Hotel Manager

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Within walking distance of central railway. Comfy bed and room. Microwave, sink, toaster and kettle. Room was clean and staff very friendly and helpful. A coffee machine was set up from 7am to early afternoon so it was nice to be able to make a...More

Thank Sharon M
Response from CRHOTEL, Manager at Central Railway HotelResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Sharon M, We are happy to see you enjoyed your stay at Central Railway Hotel. We are looking forward to seeing you back soon. Kind Regards, Virginia Tumelero and Team

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A good budget hotel, situated near CBD. Near the railway station with indian restuarants near by. No kitchen facilites except micowave and bread toaster. Complimentary coffee is provided from morning 7.00 am to evening 4.00 pmMore

Thank Gowrishankar288
Response from CRHOTEL, Manager at Central Railway HotelResponded 10 June 2018

Hi Gowrishankar288, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It's nice to see you had a pleasant stay and enjoyed our little coffee station in the morning. We hope to see you again next time you are in Sydney. Kind Regards from all of...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$67 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$67 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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28 January 2018|
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Response from CRHOTEL | Property representative |
Hi Sunflower, We do have coin operated washing and dryer. Regards Virginia
24 July 2017|
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Response from Madridalcielo | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice it was broken. What I did notice is that it was too low, but it was not a problem. All good. Regards
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Response from bvo_797098 | Reviewed this property |
For the first part of your question: There's escalators and elevators to get your around the train station.
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"pick up ground floor as they dont have lifts"
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"No lifts, so if you have heavy luggage or struggle to lift those bags, seek a ground floor apartment"
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