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Shearwater, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second stay with Gary and Julie for a weekend in Sydney was welcoming, relaxing, quiet and Gary's breakfasts tasty and thoughtfully generous. this couple really do nail the right balance as hosts of an intimate B&B and the location is ideal being close proximity to the city centre. The suburb of Glebe has a wealth of eateries (Gary and... More 

Thank Annie S
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful five (5) night stay at this B&B in the community of Glebe, an Urban burb of Sydney. Gary and Julie de Garis are gracious hosts with much good advice on what to see, where to eat and how to get there. Their home is a calm oasis their guest can come home to... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly recommend this excellent B&B in Glebe. This is my second stay, and I will certainly stay on future visits to Sydney - but book well in advance, Gary books up early. The rooms are spacious and well appointed (there are only two, so this is a quiet and individual place). Gary is a superb host, offering fabulous home-made... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed for 3 nights at Forsyth Bed and Breakfast and we're delighted with every aspect of our visit. Gary and Julie are lovely, genuine people who provide high quality accommodation in there lovely home. I can only reiterate all the positive comments from previous reviewers and say a big 'Thank you' to our hosts!

Thank GinnyStaffordshireUK
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I stayed here on Business and received some the best service along with curbside pickup and delivery! Gary was there when I arrived early in the morning and was willing to go above and beyond to the regular Hotel service I'm used to and although I'm not a huge breakfast eater, but Gray was willing to cook just about anything,... More 

Thank avalencia2016
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Another excellent stay with Gary and Julie. Unfailingly welcoming, warm and engaging. Nothing is too much trouble, attentive without being intrusive. Enjoy the best breakfast on offer with blueberry pancake to die for! They have created a calm oasis near the heart of Sydney. Strongly recommended.

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Perth, Australia
1 review
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I've just completed a three night stay at Forsyth bed and breakfast. A real home from home. The personal attention I received from Gary, the host, is at a level never experienced at "Larger" hotel chains. Nothing is too much trouble for him A great choice is given at breakfast time, but the Buckwheat pancake is a "Must!!" 11/10

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
1 review
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This 5 star hide is perfect for people like me who do not like big five 5 hotels. Gary is a great host and provided all the insights to sydney and Glebe township making the drive from and to the airport very enjoyable. The location is also perfect for jogging along the waterfront park to the fish market and ANZAC... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is our second stay at Forsyth B&B. This stay was just as good as our first. We arrived a little later than planned and Gary made us a lovely pot of tea...just what we needed after battling the Sydney traffic!! We stayed in the Rozelle room which is spacious and comfortable. The view at night over the city lights... More 

Thank Jenni H
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I have stayed at Forsyth B&B three times now, it is my first choice for accommodation whenever I stay in Sydney. The facilities are excellent - clean, spacious and comfortable. There are two rooms to choose from, the Rozelle room and The Black Wattle room, I have stayed in both. The Rozelle room has a balcony and offers a great... More 

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Staying in Glebe

Neighbourhood Profile
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do, but has transformed into a student-centric melting pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the eccentrics and aboriginals that roam the streets, integrating students and people of all economic statuses into the multi-cultural fabric that distinguishes this suburb. Glebe Foreshore is a great destination for a leisurely walk along the Bay, and the Saturday market is a great scene for bargain hunters.
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BOOKINGS ONLY AVAILABLE DIRECTLY WITH FORSYTH BNB. Forsyth is a delightful boutique bed and breakfast, a "piece of inner-city serenity", nestled between Glebe Point Road and Blackwattle Bay on Sydney Harbour, located 3 kms from the city and 20 minutes drive from the airport. Forsyth offers two spacious quiet guest rooms, both located upstairs, with no common walls. Each has a queen size bed, its own bathroom, reverse cycle air-conditioning, cable television, and free wi-fi. The Blackwattle Room has a separate television/ reading space and en-suite shower room, and "a circular porthole offsets the angular ceiling and gives a bird's eye view of the street". The Rozelle Room offers a full size bathroom (with double shower, bath and bidet) and a private balcony with views out towards Anzac Bridge and the city. Glebe Village has numerous restaurants which cater for every taste. Blackwattle Park with its beautiful foreshore promenade along Sydney Harbour is located a minute's walk from Forsyth, and Sydney Fish Market, a working fishing port, is close by. Forsyth is well serviced by public transport, and close to many local attractions including Chinatown, Star Casino, Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Powerhouse Museum. The Rocks and the Opera House are a short bus ride away or a walk for the hearty. In good weather, breakfast is served outside in the Japanese courtyard garden, alternatively in the dining room with its cathedral ceiling. Pick-up/drop-off at Sydney airport or cruise terminals is available on request. In order to avoid disappointment, please book early. We hope you enjoy your stay at Forsyth BnB. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forsyth Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3 Forsyth Street | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Glebe
Price Range: $190 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The room with the deck is the best, but both are good.”
 of 5 bubbles crossleyb, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both suites are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles dt63, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rozelle Room with nice en suite and private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles WayneC63, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“back room has lovely balcony with table and chairs”
 of 5 bubbles hilary0, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Rozelle”
 of 5 bubbles 574cathyr, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
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