4.5 out of 5

"Quiet location. Comfortable rooms. Walking distance to many attractions. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 11 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney puts you in the heart of Ultimo, steps from Powerhouse Museum and within a 15-minute stroll of International Convention Centre Sydney. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, balconies, and LCD TVs.

You can enjoy sofa beds, coffee/tea makers, and safes, featured in all 96 rooms. Fridges, hairdryers, and phones are also available.

The restaurant, Gumtree Restaurant & Bar, is open for breakfast and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of airport drop-off service.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Ultimo hotel include Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre.

Premium Room, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$125 per night

Deluxe Room, Balcony

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney ratings based on 115 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney

Everyone (109) Business (1) Family (2) Other (2)
5 out of 5
Always a great stay. Hotel is always clean, staff friendly, great value for money and so easy!

Posted by on 14 Jan 2019

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14 Jan 2019 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. Guest Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Metro Aspire Hotel. We are delighted to see you enjoyed your time here. Thank you for your kind comments about our staff I will be sure to pass them on. We love to receive positive feedback on the service we provide it encourages us to work even harder to ensure our guests needs are met. Thank you once again for your review of Metro Aspire Hotel and we hope to welcome you back to our hotel on your next visit to Sydney. Kindest Regards Metro Aspire Team

4 out of 5
Great experience, wonderful and helpful staff, happy with room and cleanliness. Only issues for our stay was tv reception very poor and hotel restaurant was closed which was disappointing

Posted by on 12 Jan 2019

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12 Jan 2019 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. Razi Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Metro Aspire Hotel. We are glad to see you were happy with the customer service provided by our staff. We love to receive positive feedback on our service this encourages us to work even harder to ensure the needs of our guests have been met. I do apologies that our restaurant was not open for dinner while you were staying with us. Please be advised it re opens on the 14th of January. Thank you once again for providing feedback from your recent stay we do hope to welcome you back in the future. Kindest Regards Metro Aspire Team

3 out of 5
Requested two twin beds and got two single and a sofa bed. Sofa bed extremely uncomfortable

Posted by on 5 Jan 2019

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6 Jan 2019 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. Guest Thank you for staying at Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney. We trust that you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate the short review you left us. Unfortunately, all our twin beds coming with 2 singles as room that you booked is premium room, we hope you had a lovely stay in Australia and we hope to welcome you back to Sydney again in the near future. Regards, Metro Aspire Team

5 out of 5
Staff very obliging anx loved the upgrade. Food and Pantry.very.well run and food very good.

Posted by on 15 Dec 2018

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15 Dec 2018 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. Guest Thank you very much for your great comments on our refurbished hotel! We're pleased to hear that our hospitality met your expectations. Please be informed that your kind words will be shared with all departments to encourage them all. Once again we appreciated your time to review us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel again in the near future. Regards, Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney

5 out of 5
We had a wonderful stay and would definitely stay again. Would recommend to our friends and family

Posted by on 14 Dec 2018

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14 Dec 2018 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. Guest Thank you for staying with Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney. We appreciate the simple yet positive feedback you have left us. We are glad to know that you found our rooms clean and spacious. We trust that you had a lovely stay with us and we look forward to accommodating you again soon. Regards, Metro Aspire Team

4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Dec 2018

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13 Dec 2018 by Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney

Dear Anonymous, Thank you very much for staying with Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney and thank you for taking the time to leave us a rating. We appreciate your time with us and we hope to welcome you back again shortly. Regards, Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney

4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Dec 2018

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10 Dec 2018 by Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your recent stay at Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney. We appreciate your feedback and we hope you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards, Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney

5 out of 5
Good location. Rooms are spacious and comfortable.

Posted by on 3 Dec 2018

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3 Dec 2018 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. Guest Thank you for providing us with feedback from your recent stay at Metro Aspire Hotel. We are delighted to see you enjoyed your time at our hotel especially your comfortable bed. We are in a great location just a 10 minute walk from Darling Harbor, the CBD, Paddy's Markets and many more. Thank you once again for your positive feedback and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kindest Regards The Metro Aspire Team

5 out of 5
Was very clean great size room and staff very helpful 5 min walk to Chinatown and casino great value for money would stay there again

Posted by , from South Australia on 12 Nov 2018

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13 Nov 2018 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. Heather Thank you so much for your kind review. Our aspire members will be delighted to hear your comments about their hard work. All our rooms are very spacious especially compared to other Sydney CBD hotel rooms as our rooms also comes with a large balcony. We hope you liked your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Metro Aspire Team

5 out of 5
Lovely hotel, short walk to the CBD. Staff friendly, facilities and restaurant excellent.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 12 Nov 2018

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13 Nov 2018 by metro aspire hotel

Dear. KayJ We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to review us. We would like to thank you for your very kind comments towards our hotel. We are definitely in a great location close to many surrounding places such as, The Power house museum, Paddy's Market, Chinatown, Market City and The Sydney Fish Markets. We are surrounded by nature and nearby parks rather than the busy streets of the inner city. We would again like to thank you for your very kind review and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney Team

About the Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney

Location 383-389 Bulwara Road, Ultimo, NSW 2007

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) is available for a fee. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney was completed in December 2016. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Ultimo hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 96 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (10 km / 6.2 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Metro station: Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport drop-off
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney offers 96 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Ultimo hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • LCD television
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and at the weekend from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Gumtree Restaurant & Bar – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 6 AM to 7 PM. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 6 AM to 7 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 25.00 for adults and AUD 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 16.00 per person
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 30.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aspire Hotel Sydney Ultimo
  • Aspire Hotel Sydney
  • Aspire Sydney Ultimo
  • Aspire Sydney
  • Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney Ultimo
  • Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney
  • Metro Aspire Sydney Ultimo
  • Metro Aspire Sydney

You should know

  • Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.