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Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel

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Perth, Western Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This hotel and the wonderful people who run it are a fantastic find! Everything from the friendly greetings, to the great tourist advice, to the amazing breakfast are topnotch.Thank you so much for accommodating us and even finding a room for our "extra" at late notice. We all loved staying at The Simpsons, love the location and will definitely be... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Brilliant boutique hotel in Potts Point Sydney. Homely, efficient, superb service, lovely rooms and great breakfast. Very convenient location for setting out on foot to discover Sydney. You could not ask for a better beginning and end of your day touring Sydney.

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great location in the heart of Potts Point. Quiet in a very busy area, comfortable and well appointed rooms, excellent breakfast, attentive and helpful hosts. Our second visit and we will certainly be back.

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simpsonshotel, Owner at Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel, responded to this review

We do appreciate returning guests, so thank you Grey JW for staying again and for writing your Review. Yes, "Simpsons" is in great location, and it is quiet for such a busy, interesting area ! Glad that you liked our breakfast; Damien does set it up well, and Marie's home-made rhubarb, apple and raspberry compote is a real favourite, especially... More 

Auckland
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great location and wonderful food venues within walking distance makes Simpsons my choice whenever I stay in Sydney. Simpsons offer an elegant alternative to most hotels and the comfort and hospitality of the staff and owners make you want to return every time. The rooms are spacious and individual in their own style. Simple conveniences like strong flowing showers and... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were offered an upgrade but the original booked room was far more to our liking. The upgrade room had a leaking tap that I found needed more strength than I had to turn off and the original room was lighter and bigger, just up a level so more walking, or should I say climbing. The stairs are a but... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had a Family room with our adult daughter. The common areas were the best part of the Hotel with sherry and port on offer. Fake open fires and older style furniture. The room was showing signs of neglect with three lights not working wardrobes with hinges off and terribly uncomfortable beds. The hosts were lovely people . And Breakfast... More 

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simpsonshotel, Owner at Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review "Simpsons". I am glad that you enjoyed the breakfast and ourselves ! Thank you. Yes, I agree that our Public Rooms are the best part of the hotel. We have filled them over the years with antique furniture, our paintings and bric-a-brac. And yes, the wardrobes in our Guest Rooms have probably... More 

California
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Our room was elegant, comfortable, and quiet. The owners were friendly and very very helpful. There is also a lovely, large front room where one could sip sherry, play chess, or read, and a fresh, well stocked continental breakfast is served in a quiet breakfast room at the back of the hotel. Potts Point is an interesting neighborhood with a... More 

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simpsonshotel, Owner at Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you MWS ! Thank you for your kind review. Very glad that you enjoyed the local restaurants.....we are very blessed to have such a great choice, all within close proximity. I myself sat the other night by the cosy fire on a chilly evening, sipping a sherry with friends, and felt that the atmosphere was very relaxing. So I... More 

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Marie and Keith are wonderful hosts and gave us great service and advice. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. The Simpsons of Potts Point House is tastefully decorated with antiques and is well supplied with everything we needed. Breakfast was included and provided a good selection of breads, cereal and fruit. The location was perfect for walking to most... More 

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simpsonshotel, Owner at Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Cheryl ! Thank you for this very kind review, and the flattering comments about me.....I am almost blushing! We do enjoy giving our guests personal information on the best to see in our beautiful City, and the eclectic and interesting Potts Point neighbourhood. Glad that you enjoyed our healthy breakfast buffet, and Marie's delicious home-made rhubarb compote! Thanks again... More 

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

This gracious and elegant small boutique hotel in the historic Potts Point art deco district combines arts & crafts architectural heritage with a luxury experience. Located within walking distance of the Sydney CBD, Darlinghurst and Rushcutters Bay, “Simpsons of Potts Point” Boutique Hotel offers a superior level of personal service. You will cruise Sydney Harbour and watch Sydney light up... More 

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simpsonshotel, Owner at Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jessica T. Thank you for your Review. Yes, Potts Point is an historic Art Deco area, with a smattering of much earlier Georgian and Victorian buildings. Many grand mansions have been lost to the "Developers Wrecking Ball", but fortunately a large number have survived, including "Simpsons", which was built in 1892, in the then new "Arts and Crafts" style,... More 

rochester, ny
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

We enjoyed our visit very much. Accommodations in a dormer queen room were fine, and breakfast was straightforward but nice, in a very bright pleasant breakfast room. They did microwave an egg for me each day to have a poached/ soft boiled egg on toast, as only eggs were hard boiled otherwise. We especially appreciated being able to use your... More 

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simpsonshotel, Owner at Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive Review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. And yes, we really are in a great location for restaurants....we counted once that within a five-minute stroll, there are some 40 restaurants and cafes ! If you stay in Potts Point, you will certainly not go hungry! Cheers...keith and the Simpsons gang ! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Simpsons" is an intimate 12 - room B&B boutique hotel, situated within a restored 1892 Victorian mansion, and is very centrally located in leafy tree-lined Potts Point, a vibrant and cosmopolitan area, being the closest suburb east of the City, with many interesting restaurants, bars, galleries and cafes nearby, yet only a 20 minute walk to the beauty of Sydney Harbour and Opera House. ... more   less 

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Address: 8 Challis Ave | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $276 - $575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“There are no lifts, so request a room close to the ground floor!”
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“Rooms facing off road may be quieter,”
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“Walk down McElone Steps to Woolloomooloo and the world famous delicious Harry's Cafe de Wheels for a late night snack!”
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“Family rooms are great for a couple and child or 2 people (not a couple) lovely private outdoor area”
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“Ask for a ground floor if you don't like climbing stairs.”
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