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4.4 out of 5

"Location, location. Staff were friendly, rooms large and clean. Continental breakfast was good. Really enjoyed our stay, will definitely stay again. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 14 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney puts you in the heart of Sydney, within a 20-minute stroll of International Convention Centre Sydney and Star Casino. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, balconies, and LCD TVs.

All 96 rooms feature TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Phones, irons/ironing boards, and desks 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 lounge bar. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and concierge services. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Ultimo hotel include SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Tower.

Premium Room, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$106* Per night/room 26 Oct. - 27 Oct.

Deluxe Room, Balcony

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney ratings based on 228 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 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 (154) Business (1) Couples (21) Family (28) Other (2)
5 out of 5
Location, location. Staff were friendly, rooms large and clean. Continental breakfast was good. Really enjoyed our stay, will definitely stay again.

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2021

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15 Jun. 2021 by Reception

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. We believed that you had a beautiful and amazing experience whilst in Sydney, and Metro Aspire could be a part of it. It is wonderful to know that you liked our spacious room, and our staff could provide you with an exceptional quality of service that could exceed your expectations. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet, yet strategic area whereas just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many greater areas. We are sincerely looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

3 out of 5
No guests after 10pm????? The beds aren’t comfortable either. But other than the bed the room was nice with a good location and price.

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2021

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16 Apr. 2021 by Rose

Dear Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. We genuinely apologize in regards to have a misunderstanding with "No guests after 10 Pm", Actually should be "No visitor after 10 Pm". With the uncomfortable bed, We will definitely pass this message to our management. Please be advised that we always have a 24-hour receptionist, and therefore on your next stay, please give us a call at any time as our receptionist will be more than happy to help you straight away. Once again, we are always looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

5 out of 5
Great location

Posted by on 11 Apr. 2021

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20 Apr. 2021 by wayne

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet area just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many greater areas. We are sincerely looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

4 out of 5
Rooms were nice and bright. Very clean. Staff really lovely and helpful

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2021

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10 Apr. 2021 by Rasan

Dear Anonymous Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. We believed that you had a beautiful and amazing experience whilst in Sydney, and Metro Aspire could be a part of it. It is wonderful to know that you liked our spacious room, and our staff could provide you with an exceptional quality of service that could exceed your expectations. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet, yet strategic area whereas just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many greater areas. We are sincerely looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

4 out of 5
the location was excellent, close to a lot of areas of interest, only issue was you could hear guests in adjoining rooms talking.

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2021

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10 Apr. 2021 by Receptionist

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet, yet strategic area whereas just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many more great areas. We genuinely apologize in regards to the noise. Unfortunately, it is not the service we proud ourselves of at the time. We will definitely pass this message to our management. Please be advised that we always have a 24-hour receptionist, and therefore on your next stay, please give us a call at any time as our receptionist will be more than happy to help you straight away. We believed that you had a beautiful and amazing experience whilst in Sydney, and Metro Aspire could be a part of it. It is wonderful to know that you liked our spacious room, and our staff could provide you with an exceptional quality of service that could exceed your expectations. Once again, we are always looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

5 out of 5
Great place for the price, really lovely staff are the best thing about it! Spacious rooms. Netflix available, BYO login.

Posted by on 30 Mar. 2021

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10 Apr. 2021 by Rasan

Dear Anonymous Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. We believed that you had a beautiful and amazing experience whilst in Sydney, and Metro Aspire could be a part of it. It is wonderful to know that you liked our spacious room, and our staff could provide you with an exceptional quality of service that could exceed your expectations. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet, yet strategic area whereas just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many greater areas. We are sincerely looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

5 out of 5
The hotel was great to stay at. It was very quiet with no city noise, very clean and easily accessible.

Posted by on 14 Mar. 2021

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20 Mar. 2021 by Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney

Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear that the location of the hotel met your needs during the stay. We are only 10-15 minutes away from Sydney CBD while we are away from the busy city streets. Once again we appreciate your great feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel again in the near future. Regards,

4 out of 5
Staff very friendly but it would have been very had a toaster been provided

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2021

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13 Mar. 2021 by Reception

Dear Anonymous Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. We believed that you had a beautiful and amazing experience whilst in Sydney, and Metro Aspire could be a part of it. It is wonderful to know that you liked our spacious room, and our staff could provide you with an exceptional quality of service that could exceed your expectations. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet, yet strategic area whereas just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many greater areas. We are sincerely looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

4 out of 5
Good value, basic rooms, older hotel in a great location

Posted by on 1 Mar. 2021

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13 Mar. 2021 by receptionist

Dear Anonymous Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. We believed that you had a beautiful and amazing experience whilst in Sydney, and Metro Aspire could be a part of it. It is wonderful to know that you liked our spacious room, and our staff could provide you with an exceptional quality of service that could exceed your expectations. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet, yet strategic area whereas just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many greater areas. We are sincerely looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

3 out of 5
Lovely staff. Great location very close to Darling Harbour

Posted by on 28 Feb. 2021

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13 Mar. 2021 by receptionist

Dear Anonymous Thank you for choosing Metro Aspire Hotel for your recent accommodation. We genuinely appreciate your time to give us such positive feedback. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed most of the aspects of your stay. We believed that you had a beautiful and amazing experience whilst in Sydney, and Metro Aspire could be a part of it. It is wonderful to know that you liked our spacious room, and our staff could provide you with an exceptional quality of service that could exceed your expectations. Metro Aspire is indeed located in a quiet, yet strategic area whereas just a few minutes away from Darling Harbour, China Town, Convention Centre, Sydney CBD, and many greater areas. We are sincerely looking forward to having you stay with us again in the nearest future. Kind regards, Metro Aspire Team Member

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. There's an onsite business center. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/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 Sydney hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 96 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (1.5 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Metro station: Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney offers 96 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. 40-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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 50.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and Union Pay. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

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.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 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 Sydney Ultimo
  • Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney Ultimo
  • Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney
  • Metro Aspire Sydney Ultimo
  • Metro Aspire Sydney
  • Aspire Hotel Sydney
  • Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney Hotel
  • Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney Ultimo
  • Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney Hotel Ultimo

You should know

  • 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.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.