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Horsley
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

WOW what can I say! This place impressed from the moment we arrived at 8am The office manager, Armindo Lopes, could not do enough to assist our party of five One guest in a mobility scooter and two just arriving on an overnight flight from Darwin. Three of us had been on the road since 5am. We asked for one...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really not worth a review. Awful experience from check-in to check-out. During the busiest time of the year they only had one front desk person to handle multiple check-ins. Extremely small rooms. Bathroom behind a sliding door with no privacy. Funny smell throughout this very old building. Front desk was not staffed upon check-out. Left the key on the desk....

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean, tidy and quiet.Friendly staff it is an excellent location in the heart of the city. Easy to walk to from central station and find (3 hours on a train the leggs needed a stretch)The State theater is around the corner, Darling Harbour 400 metres beyond in the same direction. It is my hotel of choice in Sydney reasonably priced...

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Uralla, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even with the small room this is a lovely old fashioned hotel, I recommend you ask for an upgrade, rooms ending with 03 are fantastic, but the best thing by far about this hotel is Armindo, he would have to be the best manager of any hotel, so accommodating and courteous- nothing is too much trouble, he is a true...

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DenisR-Castlereagh, Manager at Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear travelveryoften4, I was very pleased to learn from your review that you thoroughly enjoyed your recent stay at the Castlereagh. Thank you for commenting on the impeccable service provided by my colleague Armindo. He will definitely be glad to hear about, when I will pass this message on. I hope you will have many more future opportunities to return...

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The location is great - very central. Check in guy was professional and polite. Room was tiny even with just me on my own. Had Tv fridge mini bar but very cramped. Bathroom also very small only one scooped dish in shower not enough space for amenities and leaked badly- floor was saturated. Breakfast was good - Louise was very...

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DenisR-Castlereagh, Manager at Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jimenix, I would like to thank you for having chosen to stay at the Castlereagh during your recent visit to Sydney and for taking the time to share your review. I was very glad to read that you were delighted with our breakfast selection and that you had the chance of tasting one of our delicious world renown Grand...

Medindie, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Average to good hotel. Pros: Good customer service at the reception desk. classic entrance hall. Good bed, and plenty extra pillows. Good internet. Very closed to every where you want to go. Newspapers provided. Cons: Tea, coffee and biscuits only. No water bottles as welcome pack. Surprise charge $3 per day for using safety box. It was not mentioned on...

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DenisR-Castlereagh, Manager at Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hue L, Thank you for having chosen to stay at the Castlereagh and for having dedicated a few moments of your time to share comments. I was very glad to know that you have appreciated the strategic central location of our establishment, which does indeed allow easy access to Sydney’s historic monuments and downtown area within walking distance. Thank...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Our group (10 rooms) all found the service to be very friendly and caring. The rooms were of a high standard and in keeping with a Heritage building Hotel. The meals were of a high standard. The accommodation, food and drinks were sensibly priced. The location is superb being right in the centre of Sydney.

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DenisR-Castlereagh, Manager at Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Blue130, First of all, allow me to thank you for having chosen The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel for your recent visit to Sydney and for sharing your experience! We are glad to see that you enjoyed our very central location and that your rooms and our new Spring F&B options contributed to your comfort during your stay with us. We...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The location was convenient as the train station and supermarket were close by. It was near the sights and it was pretty close to Chinatown if I'm not mistaken. The bathroom and bedroom were relatively clean and basic, but very small. It wasn't really a problem for me as I hardly stayed in my room. It had an old and...

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DenisR-Castlereagh, Manager at Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear twinkle212, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It is pleasant to see that you appreciated our central location and feature. Thus said I regret to learn about the minor issues you have experienced with the room accommodation you have been assigned. The feedback you have given has been shared with our Housekeeping team in order to make...

Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The Castlereagh Boutique hotel is an eclectic hotel. The decor is from years ago and being such adds to the ambiance. The breakfast room was elegant and a la carte menus had lots to offer. The rooms are not large but well laid out,clean and comfortable. I would have given an excellent review but there was a very faint sewage...

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DenisR-Castlereagh, Manager at Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Smoltman, Thank you for posting a comment here on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you liked the elegant atmosphere of our hotel and the classical decor of our rooms. I was also pleased to read that you had a chance to try our new Spring breakfast menu which indeed offers a variety of cooked on order and buffet selections...

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Let me start by saying the rooms are quite small, when compared to other Australian hotels. However, if you have travelled to countries where the hotel rooms are standardly small (i.e. Japan), then you will be fine. There is still enough room for your luggage to be laid out nicely, and there was also a small table and chairs to...

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DenisR-Castlereagh, Manager at Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lani B, Thank you for having taken a few minutes of your time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I was glad to learn that you were pleased with time you have spent at the Castlereagh and I would like to thank you for kind words regarding our Housekeeping team. They will be delighted to know that their friendly...

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The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel is an elegantly restored, heritage-listed property ideally located in the heart of Sydney's commercial, retail and entertainment centre. The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel has a variety of public bars and dining areas to suit the needs of casual visitors and hotel guests. No stay at the Castlereagh would be complete without dining in the splendor of Cello's Restaurant, our Grand Dining Room, one of the last of its kind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castlereagh Boutique Hotel

Address: 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: RM499 - RM1,016 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castlereagh Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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“see if they have rooms you can actually see out the window of...”
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“The rooms on level 10 are small, maybe go for level 11.”
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“There are a few stairs at the entrance to the hotel”
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“Don't expect a drink, a ramp for the steps into the hotel,or a parking spot anywhere near the hotel.”
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