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4.2 out of 5

"Air conditioners and lights turn off suddenly several times in a night " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 18 Apr 2022

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Sydney 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 hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 309 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while premium bedding and pillow menus invite a good night's rest. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The buffet restaurant, Albies Restaurant, is open for breakfast. Sydney Brewery Surry Hill is the hotel's own brewpub, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Enjoy the gym, spa tub, and sauna. 14047 square feet (1305 square meters) of event facilities include a conference center, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/cafe, and a snack bar/deli. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of self 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 and 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Circular Quay.

Superior Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$200* Per night/room 19 Jun. - 20 Jun.

Family Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Rydges Sydney Central ratings based on 248 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 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

Everyone (159) Couples (38) Family (35)
3 out of 5
Air conditioners and lights turn off suddenly several times in a night

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Apr. 2022 by Nick

Dear Chien, Thank you for the review of our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable visit at our hotel. Your feedback is valuable for us to improve in our guest experience. Our A/C is set up on a sensor mode to help save the environment by saving energy. Please accept my apology if it had caused any inconvenience. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Sydney! Kind Regards, Nick Thapa - Rooms Division Manager

5 out of 5
i loved how close it was to Central train station the breakfast was great i loved the hotel room

Posted by on 11 Apr. 2022

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13 Apr. 2022 by Nick

Dear Mark, Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we continuously strive to improve our guest experience. We are glad to know that your stay was comfortable & enjoyable. We highly appreciate your support. We look forward to welcoming you back in near future for another great experience. Warm regards, Nick Thapa Rooms Division Manager

5 out of 5
High class property, great amenities, roomy suites and a dining option right next door, the Sydney Brewery with reasonable prices. Hotel close to Central station and other transport options.

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2022

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3 Apr. 2022 by Nick

Thank you Malcom so much for choosing Rydges Sydney Central and for sharing this review. It is a great pleasure for all of us to hear, that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Nick Thapa - Rooms Division Manager

5 out of 5
Comfortable room with plenty of space to sit, relax and work

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2022

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3 Apr. 2022 by Nick

Thank you Denise so much for choosing Rydges Sydney Central and for sharing this review. It is a great pleasure for all of us to hear, that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Nick Thapa - Rooms Division Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Feb. 2022

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5 out of 5
Very clean rooms and excellent spa, pool and sauna

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2022

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16 Feb. 2022 by Nick

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future for another great experience. Kind Regards, Nick Thapa - Rooms Division Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Feb. 2022

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5 out of 5
Reception was very accommodating

Posted by on 23 Jan. 2022

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24 Jan. 2022 by Nick

Thank you Luke for the excellent review. It was a pleasure having you for your stay. We are very pleased to hear your amazing feedback. We look forward to your next stay us in the near future. Kind Regards, Nick Thapa - Rooms Division Manager

1 out of 5
I will never stay here again. Thankfully, there are enough options elsewhere in the area.

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2022

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12 Jan. 2022 by Nick

Thank you Nicholas for reviewing our hotel. I hope we have another opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel. Kind Regards, Nick Thapa - Rooms Division Manager

4 out of 5
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Posted by on 4 Jan. 2022

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6 Jan. 2022 by Nick

Thank you Darcy for the fantastic rating. We are excited to know that you had a relaxing stay at our hotel. We hope to have the chance to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards, Nick Thapa - Rooms Division Manager

Property Features

As a guest of Rydges Sydney Central, you'll find an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafe and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 14047 square feet (1305 square meters) and includes a conference center. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Rydges Sydney Central. For a fee, parking is available. This 4.5-star Sydney hotel is smoke free.

  • 309 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • 14047 sq ft of conference space
  • 1305 sq m of conference space
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • 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 (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Metro station: Central Light Rail Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rydges Sydney Central offers 309 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Sydney hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, desk chairs, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Desk chair

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10 AM.

Albies Restaurant - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast only.

Sydney Brewery Surry Hill - This brewpub specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. 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
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property 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.

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property 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 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20 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 or credit 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Cash or credit card deposit required
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No 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 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 not 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 compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

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 29 for adults and AUD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Secured self parking fee: AUD 55 per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 percent

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

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • One child 2 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.
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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.