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4.4 out of 5

"Great property while in transit from home to cruise ship. Close to all public transport. Clean, breakfast included everything you need and less than 3 ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 20 Mar 2020

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Hotel Description

The Russell Hotel puts you in the heart of Sydney, within steps of Museum of Contemporary Art and Susannah Place Museum. Highlights at this hotel include free continental breakfast, a bar/lounge, and a rooftop terrace.

All 30 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and ceiling fans. You'll find nice touches like bathrobes and free toiletries to enhance your stay. Room service, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

The Push Bar is open for lunch and dinner. Fortune of War is the hotel's own pub, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Other amenities include 2 restaurants and free WiFi in public areas. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Places within a short walk of this 3-star Sydney Central Business District hotel include Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal.

Superior King/Twin

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$172* Per night/room 8 Jul. - 9 Jul.

Classic Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Single (No Bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Heritage Queen Room 23 (noise disturbance Thu-Sun until late)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy King/Twin (No Bathroom)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Double (No Bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Russell Hotel ratings based on 280 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 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Russell Hotel

Everyone (184) Couples (70) Business (1) Family (21)
4 out of 5
Great property while in transit from home to cruise ship. Close to all public transport. Clean, breakfast included everything you need and less than 300m to cruise terminal.

Posted by on 20 Mar. 2020

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
Close to attractions and fantastic staff , would stay again

Posted by , from Breamlea on 7 Mar. 2020

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3 out of 5
Bring your own aircon, and don't forget the ear plugs!

Posted by on 26 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Nice room. Great view over George Street. Aircon would have made my stay even better as fan was quite noisy to have on all night.

Posted by on 21 Dec. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location, very convenient to Circular Quay trains

Posted by on 3 Dec. 2019

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4 out of 5
No tv in the room was a bit disappointing...........

Posted by , from Melbourne on 2 Dec. 2019

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5 out of 5
Loved the room decor, the old building, the continental breakfast.

Posted by on 25 Nov. 2019

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5 out of 5
We have stayed before and will always come back it is a hidden gem .Great staff easy check in . The breakfast is just what you need to get started for your day in Sydney. Room was good bed was comfy.

Posted by on 7 Nov. 2019

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Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at The Russell Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Sydney hotel.

  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1790
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) (17.3 km / 10.7 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Circular Quay Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Wynyard Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Russell Hotel offers 30 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily.

The Push Bar - This cocktail bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fortune of War - This pub serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 11:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 30.0 per night.

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. 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.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Self parking fee: AUD 25 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 25 per day
  • 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)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 30.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Russell Hotel The Rocks
  • Russell The Rocks
  • The Russell Hotel Hotel
  • The Russell Hotel The Rocks
  • The Russell Hotel Hotel The Rocks

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.
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