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Garden Lodge Sydney

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Ok the price was cheep the bed comfortable but because the wall between our room and next door was not insulated we could hear everything . I mean groans and all. T V sound was enough to keep us awake . In morning the power board went down so no water for coffee or toast . I would only estimate...

Thank Robert P
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The Garden Lodge is clean and tidy and the staff were very polite and accommodating. This would be a great alternative to some of the more expensive hotels around the airport as it is only about 7 km away. I also liked the secure parking the only downside to this accommodation that it does not have any restaurants nearby. Although...

Thank martin b
Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed in the family room overnight being 2 Adults & 2 Children (8 & 10). First impression from the outside is not great and reception has a mouldy smell but the room was clean & tidy. Their is free on-site secure parking which is a bonus. For an overnight stay with the kids it is not a bad option.

Thank Glenn26645
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Liked free parking & wi-fi, Loved the shower water flow (decent). The location is great if you want to catch train. It could be better if the chairs are stain free. Overall, it is value for money stay.

1Thank Vivien M
Culburra Beach, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The accommodation in the rooms was good, however on entry of the reception area the smell of wet mouldy carpets was very off putting. The staff were very helpful and phoned us a taxi and followed up when the taxi would arrive

2Thank Julie C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Doesn't look much from the road, but the rooms are nice, they are clean and have everything you need. Staff are helpful and friendly. The road is busy, but we did hear any traffic notice through the night. Very reasonably priced for Sydney. We'd definitely stay again.

Thank Perry C
Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This motel was ranked as the best in Haberfield.... I would not like to see the worst! The bathroom was updated and reasonably clean ( good shower head) but the bedroom was scruffy and worn. Bed was comfortable and must admit that the location for us was very good. The motel is on a major road but was well insulated...

1Thank J M
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Good location, very close to train station and bus stop. The room is quite spacious and clean. All the guests share one washing machine and two dryers. Although it's a little bit noisy at night, cause it's close to a busy road, this is not a bad choice if you have a tight budget in Sydney.

1Thank Molly L
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed just one night between business meetings in the Sydney area. The hotel was basically as described except for the bathroom. "Designer toiletries" consisted of a generic brand 'conditioning shampoo' and shower gel. If you're female and know what "designer" really means, take your own shower products. Towels that were provided for a 2 person room consisted of 2 older...

1Thank Bluesky2325
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Booked for a 4 night stay. Check in no problems, free car parking. Pleasantly surprised with the size of the room - certainly bigger than some of the 5-star hotels we've stayed in!! Very efficient, professional, helpful staff. Lovely, peaceful atrium which houses breakfast tables as well as comfortable sofas & reading material (even a free massage chair for guests...

1Thank MistyCoco

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Garden Lodge Sydney is a Tripadvisor recommended Sydney motel and is just 7km to City Centre and 8km to Olympic Homebush Stadium with buses, trams* and trains. All rates with private balcony, unlimited WIFI internet, free car parking, free laundry facilities, shared microwave, oven and dining facilities. This motel has food delivery service from outside and a 24hrs convenient store next door. A great choice for travellers looking to visit Sydney without paying too much staying in a Sydney motel. *The light rail tram stop at Taverners Hill is just a 2 minute walk from the motel and offers a clean, direct and cheap method of getting to Darling Harbour and City Centre (all between 15 and 20 minutes' tram-ride away). Buses, trains and taxis are just at the door step to the city, Olympic stadium, convention centre, etc. You save on room rates, WIFI internet, car parking, laundry facilities and light cooking facilities. One of the most preferred accommodation by Tripadvisor members for visiting Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Lodge Sydney

Address: 17 Parramatta Rd, Haberfield, Ashfield, New South Wales 2045, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Ashfield > Haberfield
Price Range: RM351 - RM639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Lodge Sydney 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Rooms facing north are away from the main street”
 of 5 bubbles W5325JWjuliec, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms at back of hotel, first floor are very quiet considering the location. beautifully sunny in the morning too.”
 of 5 bubbles MistyCoco, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As this motel is on a busy road, ask for a room towards the back.”
 of 5 bubbles 24burna, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift, request for a room on the ground floor if you have large luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles claraq818, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had a room other side of busy Parramatta street, so it was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles guestCan, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
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