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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I disliked this hotel as soon as I stepped into it. The hotel very old, dimly lit hallways that were painted in dark gray and the dampness smell was uncomfortable. The carpets are really worn out and the front desk is not on the ground floor. I had planned to quickly check and head out to see the sights and...

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

Dear James L, Thank you for your time reviewing our hotel. I am sadden to hear that you didn't have a pleasant stay in our hotel. We understand that our Heritage listed building is not of every one's liking as the hotel has many of its original features still operational such as; original lift (although hotel also has a modern...

Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here from 24-26 December 2015. Nice place, very good and friendly staff and nice beds. Comfy beds and a quiet place. We woke up some mornings with a lot of singing from the chapel just by the hotel. No problem with the noise from the street... It really depends on where the room is located. We stayed at first...

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

Dear tronduns, Thank you very much for your kind review and candid feedback. We are pleased to read that you found our hotel rooms and common areas very convenient and also our hotel cleanliness standards met your expectations. In our hotel we have many room categories to suit better our guests needs, however we would certainly take on board your...

Orange, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We stayed one night to attend a concert at the entertainment centre room although the quite small was more than adequate. Bed was very comfortable. Also handy to Central railway and China town. Staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. We would stay there again. We had a room at the back away from potential street noise.shower. Shower was quite big.

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

Dear 218brendanc, Thank you for your time reviewing our hotel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time in Sydney and that you could also have a very pleasant and good night sleep after your concert! We would definitely love to welcome you back to our wonderful hotel. Warmest regards, Constanza Arroyo

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Third stay at this hotel and every bit as good as before. Our room was large, quiet and had very good dark curtains. The aircon worked well and the walk in shower with monsoon head was a real treat! We will be back!

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

Dear Lilibet22, Wow, what a review! it made all team feel very proud and happy to see that our guests feel welcome and comfortable as if they were at home. We hope to have the chance to welcome you back once again in the near future. Until then, safe travels and all the best for this coming 2016! Warm regards,...

Reviewed 24 December 2015

Centrally located, close to China Town, Town Hall and Central Stations. Obviously recently renovated the rooms are nice and clean and they have great showers! I've stayed here many times and am always welcomed back.

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

Dear Mark_Scholes, Thank you very much once again for staying with us and for your kind review. It is fantastic to welcome you back to our wonderful hotel which is already your home away from home every time you visit Sydney. Safe travels and please do not hesitate to contact us directly next time you wish to stay with us...

Orange
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Great location for a weekend shopping trip, within easy walking distance to Central Railway Station. Beautiful decor, super friendly and professional staff. Room was quiet and comfortable with all the necessary facilities. Guest lounge facilities a definite bonus. Will happily return.

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

Dear C5935LXjulief, What a lovely review! Thank you very much for your kind words, our team is thrilled to hear that you did enjoy your time in our hotel and found our team very helpful and professional. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly next time you visit Sydney to welcome you back to Pensione Hotel! Warmest regards, Constanza...

Sandy Beach, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The location was awesome. Right in the guts of the city. A quick walk to the major Sydney icons. Chinatown is just around the corner too; mmmm. Not a palace, but clean and comfortable. We will return...

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

Dear roycew930, Thank your very much for your kind review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found our hotel location very convenient and that our hotel facilities and cleanliness standards met your expectations. Looking forward to welcoming you back to our wonderful heritage listed hotel! Safe travels. Warmest regards, Constanza Arroyo Front Office Manager

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2015

We had an excellent one night stay. Some notes: - Many of the rooms are not wheelchair (read: pram) accessible (in fact there are a couple stairs just to get to the lift from the street). Luckily my husband is okay with lifting our pram up a few stairs. If you can lift your pram, no worries. - The $30...

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

Dear Rasweet, Thanks for your great travel trips, it appears you explored the area and enjoyed your time with us which is so pleasing to read. We always love seeing a familiar face - so do let us know next time you are in Sydney so we can welcome you back. Until then safe travels. Warmest Regards, Simon Farr General...

Ballan, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Great place for an overnight stay room clean very close to the city within walking distance community kitchen which is great for a large family to use didnt hear the traffic at all friendly staff also.

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

Dear ChrissT9427CI, Thanks for your great 4 star Review! The team are Pensione Sydney are so pleased that you enjoyed our service and found your overnight stay enjoyable. Make sure you let us know when you are next back in the city so we can look after you once again. Until then, safe travels. Warmest Regards, Simon Farr General Manager

Orange, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night to go to a concert. Clean, comfy bed, great shower just what was needed for one night as it is close to venue, food and shopping. Also close to Central for trip to airport. Room 316 is nice and quiet and dark. Air con worked well on a very hot night.

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

Dear Rechargedbat, We are excited to read that you time with us met your expectations for your quick trip to see the concert. We are pleased that our facilities were to your liking and you loved our comfy beds and rainwater shower heads. Come back soon! Warmest Regards, Simon Farr General Manager

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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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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 

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Address: 631 - 635 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: $116 - $381 (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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