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Hampshire, UK
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes the rooms are small! BUT how much time are you spending in the room? Your in SYDNEY!!!! The hotel is in a wonderful neighbourhood, fully of exceptional restaurants. Peter checked us in and was extremely helpful he gave us a map & explained some of the highlights of Sydney, and how best to get there. So the rooms are...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasant, welcoming desk staff. Had I not been in haste to meet someone I should have asked to see other rooms since mine was cramped, especially the hanging space for clothes, and the bathroom lacked shelves. The lighting was however exceptionally good for a hotel. The cleaning of the room after the first night was perfunctory and inadequate. The building...

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I like it. Location is the best. Rooms are still the size of a Tokyo hotel room AND cheaper, also clean & OK. Internet is excellent. Staff good. I hung here for years when the Challis Lodge was a quasi-flop house. Same layout, SMALL rooms, but cleaner with better customer service. I will be back. Aloha!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent stay with Hotel Challis. Location was excellent, cleanliness was excellent and service was great! Rooms slightly small, but very comfortable and had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is great, the area is full of interest and easy by train to the CBD. It's not ideal if you have lots of luggage and are travelling by car. It is very much used by international tourists who appreciate comfort, cleanliness, location and a reasonable price.

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Brüssel, Belgien
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean room, friendly staff, close to Potts Point and Kings Cross, lovely style of the building. Loved the neighborhood with its bars and restaurants close-by. Good wifi connection.All was perfect, I'd come back again

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear Christian W, Thank you for "scoring" us so high and for taking the time to review your stay on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate it. We are a newly renovated property and it adds the charm of the building. Thank you for complementing the stuff. We are hoping to see you here again. Contact the hotel directly for the best...

Redcliffe, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Hotel Challis for 2 nights in a balcony room, it was excellent. It was very clean, there was a small fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, a wardrobe, desk, 2 other tables and a king size bed. There was a table and 2 chairs on the balcony and the air conditioning was on when I arrived. The shower had...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear Sandra S, Oh, wow! What a review. I think I will read it again as it feels so good to get all the pleasant messages from it. Thank you so much for being so kind and for taking the time to let us know how it was for you at Hotel Challis. You did great as for the room...

New London, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted by the Challis. Although a small hotel it had the feel of a boutique property. The recent refurbishment has clearly paid off. It is convenient for walking into the CBD and main tourist attractions in Sydney and close to one of the best pools in Sydney near the Botanical Gardens and surrounds.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Challis, responded to this review

Dear Lisa F, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about the stay with us ion TripAdvisor. Such a pleasure for us to read that you liked the property. Yes, we are freshly renovated and it gives a special vibe to this charming building and definitely makes the stay even more pleasant. We are a cosy boutique...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has small rooms, but i makes up for it big time! 1. Location Great restaurants on the same street and surrounding streets! 2. Interior Newly renovated. It's nice and fresh. beautiful building! 3. Staff Super friendly and helpful I highly recommend this!

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Dear DustyPink-Travels, Thank you for being so kind to leave a nice review about your stay with us. What a pleasure. Yes, we are a small property, however, nicely located and with a lot of things to offer. Just one year after full renovation - everything in the hotel is fresh and clean and new. Thank you for the compliments...

Adelaide
Reviewed 1 week ago

while the place was clean and tidy, i found out when i arrived that there was no parking. they had a "deal" with a local city parking lot, however, its a 10 minute walk (with bags / suitcase) back to the hotel. the room is very small, and the bathroom is VERY VERY small with no counter space at all

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Challis offers a boutique hotel experience in Potts Point. Accommodation is set over two beautifully restored and completely renovated terrace homes. Hotel rooms feature premium bedding, free WiFi access, air-conditioning, large flat screen TV, a work desk and chic en suite bathroom with amenities. Walking distance to Kings Cross train station and only 10 minutes to Circular Quay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Challis

Address: 21-23 Challis Ave | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $132 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Challis 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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“The balcony room I had was on the 3rd floor and faced the tree lined street - 302”
 of 5 bubbles R2005TNsandras, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balcony room if available”
 of 5 bubbles Kieran27, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a large balcony”
 of 5 bubbles BeckieY, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King Rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles JoshN479, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are with balconies!”
 of 5 bubbles sophietravelmatters, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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