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4.4 out of 5

"We have visited the Vulcan Hotel many times now for short stays in Sydney and we love it. The hotel style and location is why we return, as well as th ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 26 Jan 2021

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Hotel Description

At Vulcan Hotel Sydney you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like International Convention Centre Sydney and Powerhouse Museum. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 46 soundproofed rooms feature flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Additionally, phones, desks, and free toiletries are available.

At the hotel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of airport drop-off service.

Within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Ultimo hotel, attractions include Paddy's Market and Capitol Theatre.

Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$132* Per night/room 1 Aug. - 2 Aug.

Superior Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Queen Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Vulcan Hotel Sydney ratings based on 396 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 Vulcan Hotel Sydney

Everyone (262) Couples (91) Business (2) Family (18)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 May 2021

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23 Jun. 2021 by Anj Hernandez, Duty Manager

We thank you for taking the time to provide us a rating and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2021

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1 Mar. 2021 by Rose Lijic, Duty Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great rating. We are delighted to see you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Management

4 out of 5
We have visited the Vulcan Hotel many times now for short stays in Sydney and we love it. The hotel style and location is why we return, as well as the staff are always helpful and welcoming.

Posted by on 26 Jan. 2021

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21 Feb. 2021 by Rose Lijic, Duty Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

4 out of 5
It's a beautiful old building lovingly cared for and run by friendly staff. Great location for the city and Chinatown.

Posted by , from Carcoar, NSW on 10 Dec. 2020

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11 Dec. 2020 by Rose Lijic, Duty Manager

Dear Tim, Thank you for the lovely review! It was a pleasure meeting you and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Management

4 out of 5
Lovely heritage building. Parking is 200 metres away. Good location.

Posted by on 22 Nov. 2020

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24 Nov. 2020 by Rose, Duty Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for the great rating! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you in the future. Kind Regards

4 out of 5
We really liked our room, it was a corner room and had lots of windows/natural light. Small room but ok for just the two of us πŸ‘

Posted by , from Dubbo on 6 Apr. 2020

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7 Apr. 2020 by Rose Lijic, Duty Manager

Dear Seb, Thank you for the great feedback! We are delighted to hear everything was perfect during your stay. Upon your next visit, please feel free to inquire about a larger room, as we do have many throughout the Hotel. We hope we have the chance to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, Vulcan Hotel

4 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Mar. 2020

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2 Mar. 2020 by Christine - Hotel Manager

Thank you for your positive rating. We hope to welcoming you again in the future. Kind Regards, Vulcan Hotel Management

5 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Feb. 2020

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29 Feb. 2020 by Rose Lijic, Duty Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for the five star rating! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Vulcan Hotel

5 out of 5
Friendly service. clean, comfortable. convenient location

Posted by on 6 Feb. 2020

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7 Feb. 2020 by Rose Lijic, Duty Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for the great rating! It's always a pleasure to hear our guests enjoyed their stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Management

5 out of 5
Great place to stay and very quiet. Immaculate room and bathroom and common areas. Vintage decor and lots of charm. Coles express over the road at servo for daily needs and 20 min walk to shopping centre or cafe strip and Central Station. Friendly and helpful staff. Free wifi.

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2020

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4 Feb. 2020 by Rose Lijic, Duty Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for the great feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to mention all the great aspects of our little gem, from the decor to our great staff members. We try to provide the best service possible and value for money, without the grand price tag. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Managemnt

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Vulcan Hotel Sydney. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Sydney hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 46 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney Airport (SYD) (9.6 km / 6 mi)
  • Train station: Exhibition Centre Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport drop-off
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Vulcan Hotel Sydney offers 46 accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Vulcan Hotel Sydney has a restaurant on site.

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 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in information and lockbox information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 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 30 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 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. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. 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 and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Cash or credit card deposit required
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 50.00 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.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5 and AUD 30 for adults, AUD 5 and AUD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 16.00 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 10.00 (from 3 to 9 years old)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 25.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 25.00 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)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30 per night
  • 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

  • Hotel Vulcan
  • Vulcan Sydney Ultimo
  • Vulcan Hotel Ultimo
  • Vulcan Ultimo
  • Vulcan Hotel Sydney Hotel
  • Vulcan Hotel Sydney Ultimo
  • Vulcan Hotel Sydney Hotel Ultimo

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • 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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