We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Vulcan Hotel

    500 Wattle St | Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
    011 61 2 9211 3283
    Hotel website
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Savings alert: 30% below average rate

    The price you found is 30% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$126/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    SAVE US$13
    SAVE US$13
    Traveller (65)
    Room & Suite (242)
    Dining (12)
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good48%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “darling harbour” (59 reviews)
    “boutique hotel” (21 reviews)
    “central station” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Vulcan Hotel
    Special Offer: Book direct and save
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    24 Dec25 Dec
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$88.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Sydney hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "3ba0e28eef454ef89dd35318341c91c5", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":294612,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79850727],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":88,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"3ba0e28eef454ef89dd35318341c91c5","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":101,"lowestMetaPrice":88,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":101,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":101,"lowestMetaPrice":88,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":101,"hotelName":"Vulcan Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjNiYTBlMjhlZWY0NTRlZjg5ZGQzNTMxODM0MWM5MWM1IiwiQUlLIjoiYTAyNDdkODMzOWRjNDcwMGIzM2YyNmE4MzdkZmRkZWYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$88", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"78902355":"OrbitzEWS","76482173":"Hotwire","63389525":"IB_SiteMinder_1FumN2R","109229238":"HotelsCom2IB","79850727":"AgodaIB","54230750":"TravelocityEWS","33301066":"Expedia","32445193":"BookingCom","79454774":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (421)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 373 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Beautiful, clean fully refurbished heritage pub turned into a quaint little hotel. Staff excellent , friendly and helpful. Rooms and hotel decore' modern with nice soft colours and furnishings. Adequate sized rooms and private bathroom , clean with nice toiletries and linen. Aircon was quiet...More

    Thank 87Peter
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    Great hotel....we stayed for one night and found it very clean & tidy, central, helpful staff and an excellent café for breakfast and coffee. Easy to find and access in Sydney also good parking. A great variety of restaurants in easy/safe walking distanceMore

    Thank Paul J
    Response from Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan HotelResponded 31 July 2017

    Dear Paul, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad that your enjoyed our personalised boutique hotel and especially our freshly cooked breakfast. We are working hard to offer the best customer service to our guests! Thank you again for taking the time to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Recently stayed at this hotel in Sydney and can only assume that the location must be why it has a significantly high price considering the hotels standard. Was lead to believe they provided room service, however this was not the case. Extremely small rooms and...More

    Thank Karen G
    Response from Vulcan H, Duty Manager at Vulcan HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Karen, Thank you very much for your feedback. Our hotels standards are the same as any similar 3 stars hotels in Sydney. I guess that you might have been disappointed as your expectations were too high in comparison to the amenities provided. We are...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hotel is a fine average hotel. Probably rooms need to be aired more often to get rid of some light musty smell. Good breakfasts and very friendly staff. If you need anything sorted out ask for Rose!

    Thank Francesco Z
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    On the Sydney leg of our Australian yoga retreat with Flo, we checked into the Vulcan Hotel on 11/09/17. It is a boutique hotel that is approximately 3-5 blocks to restaurants. A gas station/convenience store with just about everything is a block away. A liquor/wine...More

    Thank Sherry C
    Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
    2,239 reviews
    #3 of 181 hotels in Sydney
    1 km
    Meriton Suites Campbell Street, Sydney
    5,734 reviews
    #9 of 181 hotels in Sydney
    0.8 km
    Veriu Broadway
    136 reviews
    #14 of 181 hotels in Sydney
    0.2 km
    Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney
    825 reviews
    #37 of 181 hotels in Sydney
    0.2 km
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 46
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Agoda, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Hotwire, getaroom.com, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and Cancelon so you can book your Vulcan Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Sydney
    • Also Known As
    • Vulcan Hotel Sydney
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (65)
    Room & Suite (242)
    Dining (12)
    Hotel & Grounds (78)
    Bathroom (8)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 181 hotels in Sydney
    Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
    2,239 reviews
    1.01 km away
    Veriu Broadway
    136 reviews
    .17 km away
    Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney
    825 reviews
    .20 km away
    Meriton Suites Campbell Street, Sydney
    5,734 reviews
    .84 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Australian Youth Hotel
    93 reviews
    .28 km away
    Gumtree Restaurant & Bar
    12 reviews
    .18 km away
    Essen Restaurant
    155 reviews
    .28 km away
    The Black Groodle
    18 reviews
    .23 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Powerhouse Museum
    987 reviews
    .42 km away
    Broadway Sydney
    24 reviews
    .37 km away
    Sydney Entertainment Centre
    66 reviews
    .43 km away
    Dr Chau Chak Wing Building
    19 reviews
    .37 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Vaio L
    14 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Vulcan H | Property representative |
    The Vulcan has a lift and we will welcome you and your Mother plus Daughter. Please check out our room types.
    Niels A
    12 May 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Vulcan H | Property representative |
    Hi Niels, Apologies for the late reply. To get to the Hotel from the Airport you have 3 options. You can either catch a shuttle bus which is located at the domestic terminal and cost between $15 and $20. They drop you off... More
    Room Tips
    "Rm 102 is huge with a sofa, 210 is spacious while 204 & 304 are really small"
    Read review
    "2nd floor corner room with large windows is great"
    Read review
    "Make sure if you book a Twin Room you are getting a Twin Room, not a Double Bed."
    Read review
    "Room was adequately sound-proofed.I know there is a nearby train station.Ambulances did run by once in a..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing