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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We checked in and found mosquitoes in the room. Reception promised to do something about it, but when we returned reception was closed and the mosquitoes were still there. We had to sleep under the sheets as it was too late to get alternative accommodation. Room was run down and in dire need of refurbishment

Thank Merv J
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night to attend a concert, perfect location as we could walk to stadium and to the many Cafes but that's where it ends, the reception area and hall ways were filthy there was 5 people sitting behind reception desk just eating when we walked in, the room was just filthy, dust so thick you could...

Thank wendy209_13
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If I could rate zero stars I would. We paid $150 for a disgusting dump. No door on the toilet for a start. Sliding door to balcony dangling from one screw. Carpet covered in what looks like bodily fluid. Bathroom basin tap falling off. Absolutely gross. Owner gave me $50 back. Was too late in the afternoon to find somewhere...

Thank Scott M
Montville, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What a grot. Cigarette smell throughout the reception area. Difficult to open sliding doors to cigarettes butts and ashtrays on the pokey dirty porches. Flush in toilet needs 4 to 5 flushes. Hardly refills with water. Filthy carpets in rooms . Windows not cleaned. Room cleaning often misses bins and no floor vacuuming. Towel rails fallen off bathroom walls. TV...

Thank KenMaguire
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This hotel is in a good location, not far from CBD, 5-10 mins walk to Thai Town on Campbell Street. Interesting dining as it's also near Darlinghurst. The hotel provides you with a key in exchange of $50 deposit. They have their own parking behind the building for limited space, perhaps 8 cars. I stayed in room 19 where their...

Thank Natchaon C
Braidwood, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Great place, great people and the best verandahs,the rooms are reasonable yet comfortable, convenient parking and easy access to all that is going on. We wouldn't stay anywhere else. Thank you, see you all again soon.

Thank aamortimer
Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

If Its all about the location this is it. Plenty of food fun n drinks to be had. Walk to town or bus it. Crown st a min away. Unfortunatly rooms damp dark n dated. Staff easy to get on with. Parking available. You get what you pay for. Would stay again for great location.

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Not a place i'd recommend staying unless everywhere else was booked. The manager is nice and I understand that a refurb is going to happen so perhaps wait a year. The area is really trendy and has good eateries.

Thank laura-willow
Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Cleaners could have done a better job as body hair stucked on the wall in bathroom. Smell in the room as carpet was wet, water dripped from a/c as I need to use garbage bin to catch it. Stains were all over the bed cover which is really unacceptable. However, location and friendly staff are only selling points.

Thank w612
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

I booked this motel based on the photos and location...the price was ok too. When my husband and I got to the room all we could do was laugh! This motel is very old and run down. The bed was very uncomfortable, you could feel the springs. The bathroom is tiny and the shower useless. The worst thing is the...

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Additional Information about City Crown Motel

Address: 289 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Surry Hills
Price Range: RM414 - RM668 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Crown Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Ask for a room with a Verandah”
 of 5 bubbles aamortimer, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ring before you arrive by car”
 of 5 bubbles 123tripadviso, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles davidalanm2014, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose the Family dormitory style room it is a dungeon with no windows!!!”
 of 5 bubbles terinam2014, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
“best tip….. do not stay here!!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles PetaMe, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
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