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The Mercantile Hotel

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is not a hotel as such and more just a few rooms above an Irish pub. On the day we arrived they only gave us one towel and when we asked for another they said they had run out and gave me a hand...More

1  Thank popstarpink
Reviewed 16 June 2017

At the top end of The Rocks. Very affordable. No elevator or lifts. Many stairs to rooms. Tasty tucker and creamy Guinness. Handy to the Quay, 10 mins to Wynyard or Circular Quay railway stations. Under the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stayed overnight at the Mercantile for our cruise. So close and handy to the OPT and Circular Quay. The food was delicious , the bathrooms clean and rooms couldn't be faulted.. We will stay at the Mercantile whenever we have a cruise and for...More

Thank Spintara
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I booked in here to be close to Vivid and encounted the lovliest manager called Simon.He moved our room for me as my mum is 89 and there are a lot of stairs.He carried the bags for us and nothing was a problem.Wen returning he...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This place was chosen for a family birthday lunch, primarily because of the positive reviews. The kitchen must have been having an off day as no-ones food was anything more than passable. Disappointing!

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#10 Best Value Hotel in Sydney
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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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WATravelgirl1
25 October 2017|
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Response from Sam W | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We have just stayed here for a night, it was the worst night sleep ever!! Please read my review before you book!!! **DONT NOT SLEEP HERE** ABSOLUTE ROBBERY!! $300 for that, WOW, the owner is living the dream! A... More
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WATravelgirl1
25 October 2017|
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Response from longbich | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there are any en-suite rooms.
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Anne D
8 October 2017|
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Response from MercantileHotel | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we have music from 3pm every Sunday and the legendary Shaylee Wilde still plays here from 8.30pm until late!
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"Rooms are in the 2nd floor."
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"Ensure you request an en-suite room if that's your preference. Access stairs might make it difficult for..."
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"Ask for top floor room to cut down on noise from pub"
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"Up high you are away from bar/band noise but down lower you have less stairs to negotiate."
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