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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2016

My husband and I stayed two nights at this lodge. Beds were reasonable and clean. The bathroom/shower was not as clean as I would have liked however, nothing is perfect. Cleanliness was mentioned to staff upon checkout. It is only a 3 minute walk over to Women's Hospital Randwick and the shops, cinema and a multitude of eateries were also...

Thank Rhonda B
sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Rhonda. We are glad your stay was comfortable and the location suited you close to the Prince of Wales Hospital Complex, 'The Spot' restaurant/bar and cinema complex and the Randwick shopping centre. Coogee Beach is only a short bus ride or a 15 minumte walk also. Our apologies if the bathroom cleanliness didn't meet your...

Saluda, South Carolina
Reviewed 13 December 2015

This is a budget lodge. It is very basic. We (three adults) spend 6 days in the lodge. Rooms are not serviced daily. Lodge staff work limited hours. The bathroom was very large. The air conditioner worked very well. It's in a great location; one block from Randwick City. There is a common kitchen.

Thank Ron R
sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Avoca Lodge. We are glad the location suited you well with the Prince of Wales Hospital, University of NSW, The Spot - which is a vibrant part of Randwick and consists of a collection of shops, restaurants, cafes and a cinema and beautiful Coogee Beach nearby. We advertise the...

Bonnie Scotland
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed here recently and was extremely pleased with the place. The lady on reception was very helpful, and she went out of her way to give me advice and help. My room was spotlessly clean, and perfectly adequate for my needs. Also mini fridge cutlery and crockery plus tea and coffee making facilities. Great value for money, would highly...

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sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It reflects a true picture of our clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation, with friendly staff close to Coogee Beach, the University of NSW and the Prince of Wales Hospital Complex. Hopefully we will see you again.

Armidale, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Room was clean and tidy and a large bathroom. Adequate for a quick overnight stay as had to be at the hospital the next morning. Had to park quite a way and so had to do a few trips with all the baby gear.

Thank Helen D
sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We advertise clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation close to the Prince of Wales Hospital, Coogee Beach and the University of New South Wales. I am so glad your expectations were met and we look forward to welcoming you again.

Antrim, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We spent 5 days in this lodge - we had a 1 bed apartment and 1 bedroom. the lodge was basic but clean and tidy and the staff were lovely. We could just come and go as we pleased. very close to Randwick shops and restaurants and only a short stroll to Coogee Beach

Thank MeaganJoyce
sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your comments will benefit others looking for affordable, clean and tidy accommodation close to the University of NSW, the Prince of Wales Hospital and Coogee Beach. I am glad the staff made you feel welcome and we look forward to welcoming you back one day.

Campbelltown, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I stayed here last week with my friend as her son was born 9 weeks premature and had a small set back and was transferred to Royal Randwick Women's Hospital. The location of the hotel was extremely convenient as it was directly across the road. The hotel itself wasn't the cleanest. You had to get your own fresh towels each...

Thank DaniB23
sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very handy to The Prince of Wales Hospital complex and glad you found it so convenient as many others do. We are budget accommodation and advertise we service rooms weekly. As people often require extra towels during the week we offer them to be collected from a central stand on each floor. There...

Wauchope, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The lodgings were quite satisfactory for the modest cost. Bed was quite comfortable. Air conditioner worked well and kept the room very comfortable. Spacious bathroom and shower, again, for a modest cost.

Thank Keith S
sydney_lodges, Manager at Avoca Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and it was a convenient location for you just across the road from the Prince of Wales Hospital complex. We pride ourselves on offering clean and comfortable low cost accommodation in a friendly environment. Perfect we think, for country people visiting family, relatives and/or friends at the Prince...

Grafton, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Rooms clean and surprisingly modern inside. Good communal kitchen always clean. So close to the hospital that I was able to easily visit my wife whenever I felt like a short walk. Single room quite small but adequate for my needs. Efficient friendly staff. Rather ordinary outside appearance and entrance. Budget but comfortable.

Thank Edward R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

accommodation is very convenient to Prince of Wales Hospital, also local buses that will take you to beach, city, or Mascot railway station. Local cafes very good, and good coffee. Is on main road, so ear plugs are handy.

Thank Anne H
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I found this Lodge to be better than I thought.... The beds were comfy the room a great size... the ensuite was massive but the shower was really small (that didn't make sense). Defiantly would stay here again. The only downside was trying to find a car park... This was very very frustrating... took us half an hour to find...

1Thank Marina F

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Sydney like a local at Avoca Lodge, a boutique lodge close to Coogee Beach in Sydney, Australia. With public transport close by, it’s just 20 minutes by bus to get to the exciting Sydney CBD and stunning Sydney Harbour. Coogee Beach is a 10 minute walk from the lodge. Avoca Lodge is situated just metres from the Prince of Wales Hospital and UNSW Kensington campus. The lodge also offers comforts such as wireless internet access, televisions and en-suites in every room. Spend the day at the beach, shop in the city or try some of the amazing food in and around the local streets of eastern Sydney. Avoca Lodge is a great place to stay to experience the real Sydney on a budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avoca Lodge

Address: 235 Avoca St, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Randwick
Price Range: RM374 - RM569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avoca Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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