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Armidale, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Room was clean and tidy and a large bathroom. Adequate for a quick overnight stay as had to be at the hospital the next morning. Had to park quite a way and so had to do a few trips with all the baby gear.

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sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We advertise clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation close to the Prince of Wales Hospital, Coogee Beach and the University of New South Wales. I am so glad your expectations were met and we look forward to welcoming you again.

Antrim, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We spent 5 days in this lodge - we had a 1 bed apartment and 1 bedroom. the lodge was basic but clean and tidy and the staff were lovely. We could just come and go as we pleased. very close to Randwick shops and restaurants and only a short stroll to Coogee Beach

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sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your comments will benefit others looking for affordable, clean and tidy accommodation close to the University of NSW, the Prince of Wales Hospital and Coogee Beach. I am glad the staff made you feel welcome and we look forward to welcoming you back one day.

Campbelltown, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I stayed here last week with my friend as her son was born 9 weeks premature and had a small set back and was transferred to Royal Randwick Women's Hospital. The location of the hotel was extremely convenient as it was directly across the road. The hotel itself wasn't the cleanest. You had to get your own fresh towels each...

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sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very handy to The Prince of Wales Hospital complex and glad you found it so convenient as many others do. We are budget accommodation and advertise we service rooms weekly. As people often require extra towels during the week we offer them to be collected from a central stand on each floor. There...

Wauchope, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The lodgings were quite satisfactory for the modest cost. Bed was quite comfortable. Air conditioner worked well and kept the room very comfortable. Spacious bathroom and shower, again, for a modest cost.

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sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and it was a convenient location for you just across the road from the Prince of Wales Hospital complex. We pride ourselves on offering clean and comfortable low cost accommodation in a friendly environment. Perfect we think, for country people visiting family, relatives and/or friends at the Prince...

Grafton, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Rooms clean and surprisingly modern inside. Good communal kitchen always clean. So close to the hospital that I was able to easily visit my wife whenever I felt like a short walk. Single room quite small but adequate for my needs. Efficient friendly staff. Rather ordinary outside appearance and entrance. Budget but comfortable.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

accommodation is very convenient to Prince of Wales Hospital, also local buses that will take you to beach, city, or Mascot railway station. Local cafes very good, and good coffee. Is on main road, so ear plugs are handy.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I found this Lodge to be better than I thought.... The beds were comfy the room a great size... the ensuite was massive but the shower was really small (that didn't make sense). Defiantly would stay here again. The only downside was trying to find a car park... This was very very frustrating... took us half an hour to find...

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1Thank Marina F
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Being a pensioner and having your husband admitted to hospital for a major operation I found this lodge a blessing. So close and all you need with a share kitchen which meant you were able to cook your own meals. Rooms very clean and tidy with all you want. I actually stayed there over 8 nights during the months.

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Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We booked this Avoca Lodge online and having not stayed here before we thought it a good choice whilst visiting family who live nearby. On our arrival at this Lodge there was no one to greet us. Just a notice on the Reception Desk stating your key to your room is in the envelope below. On entering our room we...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

I foolishly read the reviews for this accommodation the day before I arrived, which really stressed me out! No spiders, no cobwebs. Carpet looks old but is ok. Mattress seemed a bit wonky but then I had the best night's sleep in ages! Peaceful if your room is set back from the street. No noisy neighbours. Nice clean renovated bathroom....

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Sydney like a local at Avoca Lodge, a boutique lodge close to Coogee Beach in Sydney, Australia. With public transport close by, it’s just 20 minutes by bus to get to the exciting Sydney CBD and stunning Sydney Harbour. Coogee Beach is a 10 minute walk from the lodge.Avoca Lodge is situated just metres from the Prince of Wales Hospital and UNSW Kensington campus. The lodge also offers comforts such as wireless internet access, televisions and en-suites in every room. Spend the day at the beach, shop in the city or try some of the amazing food in and around the local streets of eastern Sydney. Avoca Lodge is a great place to stay to experience the real Sydney on a budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avoca Lodge

Address: 235 Avoca St, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Randwick
Price Range: $120 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avoca Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“We were on the bottom floor, closest to the front door, it's an absolute stunner of a room! I think the whole bottom floor is nice.”
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