4.1 out of 5

"Very nice hotel, pleasant staff. Close tomall amenities. Breakfast and dinner available at hotel. My stay at the hotel was very nice and I would rec ... " More

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Surry Hills awaits you at Rydges Sydney Central. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 271 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers. Fridges and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include slippers and designer toiletries. Additionally, in-room massages, safes, and hairdryers are available.

The restaurant, Albies Restaurant, is open for breakfast and dinner. Enjoy the fitness centre and spa tub. 11205 square feet (1041 square metres) of event facilities include conference centres, and other business amenities include a business centre and limo/town car service. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

With a stay at this 4.5-star Surry Hills hotel, you'll be 0.8 km (0.5 mi) from Chinatown Night Market.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$179 per night

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Balcony Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room (MUST Check Out Before 9am)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Rydges Sydney Central ratings based on 1,019 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Rydges Sydney Central

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3 out of 5
Bit noisy. Pillow was too high, bed was great, one of the best I’ve slept in.

Posted by on 9 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5
Very nice hotel, well located. Will definitely recommend to anyone

Posted by on 30 Nov 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Dec 2018 by Jenny - Hotel Management

Thanks for your great review! Hope we can welcome you back again soon.

5 out of 5
Close to central station. My room was upgraded which was delightful. The only thing that reduced my score for comfort is that the colourful chairs look great, but they're not great for relaxing in, as the cushions try to fall off. Otherwise I really love staying here.

Posted by on 29 Nov 2018

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2 Dec 2018 by Jenny - Hotel Management

Thanks for your great review of our hotel. Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the barcelona chairs in your room. I'm glad you enjoyed the rest of your stay with us though. Kind Regards, Jenny - Hotel Management

5 out of 5
Enjoyed my stay. Staff very friendly and available to help all the time.

Posted by , from New Zealand on 23 Nov 2018

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27 Nov 2018 by Jenny - Hotel Management

Thank you for your great review Persis. I hope we can welcome you back to the hotel again soon. Kind Regards, Jenny - Hotel Management

5 out of 5
Nice hotel very central to our needs. Will be staying again when we return to Sydney next week.

Posted by , from New Zealand on 23 Nov 2018

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27 Nov 2018 by Jenny - Hotel Management

Hi Graeme, Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found our location convenient. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Jenny - Hotel Management

5 out of 5
Very comfortable bed. Helpful staff. Good location.

Posted by on 20 Nov 2018

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27 Nov 2018 by Jenny - Hotel Management

Thanks for your great review!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Nov 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Nov 2018 by Demi Butler - Front Office Manager

Thank you for the 5 stars! We hope to welcome you back soon.

4 out of 5
Great hotel. Very good location to the city and Capitol theatre. Staff friendly and efficient. Price was good.

Posted by on 7 Nov 2018

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16 Nov 2018 by Demi Butler - Front Office Manager

Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back soon!

4 out of 5
Great location, staff friendly and efficient,rooms comfortable and clean.

Posted by , from Cairns on 6 Nov 2018

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16 Nov 2018 by Demi Butler - Front Office Manager

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

4 out of 5
little overpriced but happy with it - Thank You :)

Posted by on 5 Nov 2018

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16 Nov 2018 by Demi Butler - Front Office Manager

Thank you for you review, we are so glad you enjoyed the stay!

Property Features

Rydges Sydney Central offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness centre. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business centre, a limo/town car service, and meeting rooms are available. Event space at this hotel measures 11205 square feet (1041 square metres) and includes conference centres. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Rydges Sydney Central. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Surry Hills hotel.

  • 271 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • 10 conference rooms
  • 11205 sq ft of conference space
  • 1041 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Corner/local shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (14.8 km / 9.2 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Central Light Rail Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rydges Sydney Central offers 271 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This Surry Hills hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Albies Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Open select days.

Bar Surry Hills & Kitchen – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

Please note: some Superior Room rate plans have special check-in and check-out times. In these cases, the special times are included in the room name. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 55.0 per day.
  • 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

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 32 for adults and AUD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 44 per night
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 49 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 55.0 per day
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Rydges Sydney Central Hotel Surry Hills
  • Rydges Sydney Central Hotel
  • Rydges Sydney Central Surry Hills
  • Rydges Sydney Central
  • Sebel Surry Hills Sydney
  • Sebel Surry Hills Hotel Sydney
  • The Sebel Surry Hills Hotel Sydney

You should know

  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.