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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Excellent service, staff very helpful, room very clean would recommend they instal a safe deposit box in all rooms. Location 25 to 30 minutes walk to circular quay. Liked best about hotel was the staff, liked least about hotel was no safe deposit box. Would certainly visit this hotel again.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear allandunnlindad, It is so pleasing to read your kind words regarding our team. We pride ourselves on our excellent service levels. It is great to read that we met these expectations. It is also a delight to read that you found our rooms clean and as such you would return. Thanks for your feedback regarding safes in the rooms....

Faulconbridge
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Walking distance from Central Station, on George Street, right in the heart of the action! Staff are excellent, accommodation is not lush......rooms are very small. I was upgraded to a Queen sized room, luckily I was travelling solo.....not a lot of room to move. There are many stairs, not great for arthritic older travellers!

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear N542ZWmarias, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Pensione Sydney. It is pleasing to read that you enjoyed the hotels location, you are spot on its right where the action lives! It is so rewarding to hear that our team provided you with great 8Hotelier service. Our team are available 24,7 to assist with...

Kyogle, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We are a rurally based organisation and we stay at Pensione whenever we have meetings in Sydney. It's nice and central, quiet, and the staff are really friendly and helpful. Fast and easy check in and check out and they will mind bags for us if we arrive early.

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear P7073MKlindaw, It is always a delight to have you stay with us at Pensione Sydney when you are in the city P7073MKlindaw! We love looking after our guests and having them return. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Warmest Regards, Simon Farr General Manager

Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Central and convenient! Excellent staff and service! My room is clean and comfortable though a little small. I found it a bit of a maze in getting up and down the different sub levels on the same floor, but I was lucky that I travelled light so I wasn't put out! I'd highly recommend Pensione if you're looking for a...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Angela D, Thanks for your review Angela D, it is great to read that our team were excellent and your room was to your liking. Our hotel can be a maze to navigate being a former post office. But our team are here 24,7 to assist (luggage included). We hope to welcome you back Angela D. Let us know...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Once again, that horrible word budget showed its head as we had to pick budget over fancy, due to high weekend prices in Sydney. Alas this place was fine. Small rooms, but very clean, friendly staff. They let us check out a bit later due to late night flights. The location on George street was great. If you plan not...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear William K, We are so pleased to read that we exceeded your expectations! Although the room was petite in size it is great to read it was clean, comfortable and our team were accommodating to your needs. We were delighted to offer a later checkout – we hope your flight was a good one! Hope to see you soon...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Clean and comfortable, great location and terrific value for money. Nothing is too much trouble for the fantastic staff.room was very quiet so i had a great nights sleep. This was my second visit in 3 months. I'll definitely be back!

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear bradleyc508, Thanks for your review Bradleyc508! We are so pleased that you found our location convenient, the hotel clean and comfortable and terrific value for money! Our team are delighted to receive such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Until then, safe travels. Warmest Regards, Simon Farr General Manager

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We stayed overnight as it was close to the venue for a band we were seeing. Parking was easy and close to the hotel. The hotel is very old school and has a nice vibe. The room was small ( as expected ) however the bathroom was large and very clean and had a large window which was nice. However,...

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Robynl325, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay Robynl325. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. It is great to read that overall your stay was enjoyable. For your next stay, please do let us know you would like a room away from our lobby area and we would be happy to oblige. We...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2015

I had the displeasure of staying at the Pensione Backpackers for 2 consecutive nights (4/1115-6-11/15). Only as Sydney was completely booked for the nights I needed to stay. For $294 a night I got a very heavy double bed, very hard to move when you’re pregnant, and a set of bunk beds. A fridge & coffee making facilities. No wardrobe....

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear 647kylier, Firstly thank you for your candid review 647kylier. It was disappointing to read your email sent to our hotel directly regarding your concerns. Feedback from our guests is very important to us as it allows us to continually improve and build upon our great hotel to ensure our customers’ expectations are met. It appears that on this occasion,...

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Took ages to find as signage very poor. Reception guy was polite and friendly 'deluxe' room tiny but clean not well maintained room 304. Air conditioner really noisy and lots of slamming doors- no room service. It was clean and bed comfortable but small. Lady on reception on checkout friendly

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear jimenix, Thank you for your feedback. We have recently erected some brighter signage at the entrance to the hotel to assist with guests finding our location. Our team are always just a phone call away and we are available 24, 7 to assist. We would have been happy to meet you should you have been lost! The former post...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Enjoyed my stay here... good location as hotel is near to many places of interest and transport services. Matchbox room was good for 1 person as the room area was small. Nice hospitality received from the team

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PensioneSydney, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Gwendalyn05, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that our petite Matchbox room was to your liking and you felt at home during your stay. Our team are delighted to hear your feedback relating to their service. We love seeing our lovely guests return to Pensione Sydney. Please do let us know when you are next in...

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Staying in Chinatown

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Sydney’s entertainment and theatre district, the Pensione Hotel Sydney is centrally located and like no other. Set behind a beautiful Heritage-listed façade, the Pensione Hotel offers boutique interiors, breathtaking hospitality and incomparable value for money. Featuring all the desired hotel amenities, with warm and inviting staff that have a great knowledge of the local area, the Pensione is perfectly suited as a base to explore Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels

Address: 631 - 635 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: $115 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pensione Hotel Sydney - by 8Hotels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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“Away from reception, so maybe higher up, tho i am not sure if there is a lift.”
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“Wouldn't ever stay here”
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“Don't think there is one.”
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“Ask for a quiet room - avoid rooms near the kitchen where the door could be opening and closing a lot (that is a guess of course)”
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“The room next to the guest lounge.”
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  • door and the mini-bar and the curtain covering the window looking out to the guest lounge
  • Bed and bunk bed
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