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Syl's Sydney Homestay

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2015

I stayed with my family at Syl's in January when I had to come up to Sydney from Melbourne to sit 3 exams (totalling 7 hours) on the one day in nearby Double Bay. So I really wanted somewhere I could feel calm and relaxed the day before. We felt privileged to be welcomed into Sylvia's beautiful home, and our... More 

Thank Judith P
England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

Our stay in Sydney was embellished by the fantastic care and kindness offered by Sylv and Paul.Nothing was too much trouble and we were made to feel like part of the family throughout. A beautiful home with beautiful people, perfectly situated for access to the City and further afield. Thank you Sylvia and Paul. Alf, Sheila, Mike and Helen.

1 Thank Alf L
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

Lovely warm greeting very friendly people .Lovely room with all facilities. Delicious breakfast in a shared dining room . use of kitchen facilities all day if required . owners are highly experienced and give useful tips . THE establishment is near a ferry so travelling into Sydney city is a complete delight

1 Thank Mary C
1 review
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Reviewed 11 December 2014

As a family we enjoyed the home and warm hospitality from Sylvia and family. Very comfortable and easy access to Bondi Beach and attractions. Will surely stay at Syl's Sydney Homestay on our next visit to Sydney.

1 Thank john l
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

I needed a single night's accommodation for an event in Rose Bay and came across Syl's homestay. I wasn't staying there much so the price was perfect but I was not ready for what I got. Like others, I was warmly greeted by Syl after the redeye from WA and offered breakfast. After a short tour I prepared for my... More 

2 Thank Paul O
Greater Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

I was warmly greeted by Sylvia after a four hour flight from WA.She was very wecoming and polite. I was offered a cup of tea and shown around the homestay. The view from the balcony was breathtaking. Rooms were claen and tidy,a fan came in handy as it was fairly humid outside. Breakfast was a leisurely affair with tea on... More 

Thank kanta v
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

We stayed at syls last weekend as we had a wedding to go to in watsons bay. We had an easy 10 mins drive back from the reception. And 3 mins to the ferry to the city the next day. Thanks syls and Paul

2 Thank Pozichris
Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

We were staying with friends for family wedding good location and Syl is really helpful with local transport and trip information. Rooms as expected for home stay but apartment is great for family's or groups. Breakfast great plenty of choice and just ask if you want anything different. Good to be able to come and go at anytime through the... More 

1 Thank Rosemary B
Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

We needed a place to stay with friends for a family wedding and staying at Syl's proved to be perfect for us and our group. Syl and her family were very warm and welcoming and went out of their way to help us when we needed it and left us alone when we were getting on with enjoying ourselves. We... More 

1 Thank aycor
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

I travel to Sydney several times a year and have stayed in many parts of the city. To be half way between Rose Bay and Bondi in a leafy gorgeous neighborhood with shoppes and restaurants two blocks away is ideal. I ride the ferries everywhere each day and then return to the welcoming friendly couple Syl and Paul's charming expansive... More 

1 Thank Ntsharris

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Additional Information about Syl's Sydney Homestay

Address: 75 Beresford Rd, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Waverley > Rose Bay
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask owners a very small establishment”
 of 5 bubbles marycQ5804YJ, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We had the room with the en suite wasn't aircon but we stayed in the autumn.”
 of 5 bubbles Pozichris, 20 May 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and shaded.”
 of 5 bubbles Ntsharris, 28 Mar 2014 | Read review
“we had a shared bathroom, but it was fine the bathroom was huge and clean and no issues with sharing with another couple over two days.”
  • feeding the rainbow lorikeets during breakfast
 of 5 bubbles bicko2, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Do as much research as possible on the B&B, and ask questions such as does it have air conditioning, does it have stairs, does the whole family stay etc”
 of 5 bubbles bills791, 27 Feb 2014 | Read review
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