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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel, walk to Circular Quay

The Russell Hotel places you in the center of The Rocks, within a 5-minute stroll of Circular Quay and 15 minutes from other popular places like Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Highlights at this hotel include free continental breakfast, a bar/lounge, and a rooftop terrace.

Free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and ceiling fans are featured in all 30 individually decorated rooms. Nice touches include bathrobes and free toiletries. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This The Rocks hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and a garden. For a surcharge, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) is offered to guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Russell Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Library 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 1790 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.

The Russell Wine Bar - This tapas bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


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National Rating

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

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