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Volda, Norway
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sentral hotel for Sydney Railway station, Capitol teathre, Darling Harbour an China Town. we visit this hotel for 4 Nights. Clen room, frendly staff and they took care of Our luggage after we chekked out. Can recomand this hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good updated rooms but needs double glazing to block out street noise. Mostly quite clean and comfortable however there were lots of school group kids staying and the lift was broken. Staff were nice. Overall good value.

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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, supermarket and lots of eateries within walking distance, walk to Darling Harbour. New, clean rooms, comfortable bed. Great value for money in centre of Sydney! Would recommend to anyone.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located in the heart of China Town, good shopping with markets and supermarkets handy. Room was comfortable and very clean with comfortable bed. Had a room on the first floor and was able to open a window.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Late booking through Expedia after unexpected overnight. High expectations from website photos not reflected with reality on arrival. Checkin staff at 1130pm were new and had a number of issues checking me in. Lift was out of order so carried luggage up 2 levels to room. Hotel is clearly not yet finished with fancy new carpets/tiles/light fittings, but painting and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An old hotel refurbished. The room I was in was a good size. Oddly there was not writing table in the room. A clean no frills hotel. Staff service was well mannered and efficient. I would have given a rating of 5 if the lift was working.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Comfortable room great friendly staff and first class service, good facilities and great location ideal for shopping restaurants bars and harbour. We really enjoyed our stay,would defo use again and recommend

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Rosedale, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

1 night stay in room 112 - king. Large room with great bathroom area. Very comfortable bed, clean and nice decor. Located right in the centre of the Haymarket, easy walk to Darling Harbour and city centre . Very much enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back.

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi Jane - thanks for the fabulous review. 112 is one of my favourite rooms in the hotel. See you next time. Regards, Scott

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked a 4-night stay at the hotel, as part of a Flight Centre package for the Crowded House Encore concerts at the Sydney Opera House. The hotel was absolutely lovely, set in a brilliant location and in very close proximity to all conveniences and transport (Sydney's Central Railway Station). It was such a comfortable room, that we spent the...

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi Andrew - thanks for the great 5 star review. Our Ultimo Studio rooms are perfect to relax and enjoy some "You" time in..... Regards, Scott

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was reasonable. However the lift wasn't working so a long haul up the stairs. Staff weren't all that helpful. Sent to room with wrong keys so back & forwards. Most of the male housekeeping staff didn't speak much English.

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TheUltimo_GM, General Manager at The Ultimo, responded to this review

Hi Jonathon - thanks for the feedback. Sorry to hear you had issues with the keys. We will follow up with the front desk team. Regards, Scott

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theatre, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aarons Hotel Sydney Central which will be named as The Ultimo Hotel is currently undergoing renovation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ultimo

Address: 37 Ultimo Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Aarons Hotel Sydney)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Room Service Wheelchair access
Price Range: $161 - $506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ultimo 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Aaron Hotel Sydney
Hotel Style:
#73 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“many hotels in darling harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles jOnathOn49_19, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check what floor you are staying on as lift wont be repaired until 15/12/16”
 of 5 bubbles 698stephenieb, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure ask for a bigger room maybe as the one we were in was tiny.”
 of 5 bubbles 302LisaC, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Staying for a week inquire about larger room.”
 of 5 bubbles Kaz2655, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the room was a bite small ”
 of 5 bubbles bronwynh623, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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