Royal Exhibition Hotel - Sydney

86 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia  show map
 3 stars
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Royal Exhibition Hotel - Sydney

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Electric kettle

Overview

Royal Exhibition Hotel boasts positioning close to State Theatre, The Cenotaph and Hyde Park, offering 13 rooms and featuring a casino, a rooftop terrace and a veranda.

Featuring central location, the hotel puts guests in the heart of Sydney. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

Within walking distance of Surry Hills district with bars and a stadium.

Royal Exhibition Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

Individual rooms at Royal Exhibition Hotel are equipped with heating, a refrigerator, a laptop safe, a personal computer and pay television. The rooms look on to the park. The guestrooms feature en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer along with an electric kettle, a dishwasher and a stove as well as antique furniture.

Eat & Drink

A variety of dishes are served in Lal Qila Pakistani & Indian Restaurant and Longrain, which are only 10 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The on-site comforts include a designated smoking area, an elevator and an ATM.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   13.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 06:00-10:00 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Royal Exhibition Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
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Hotel Address:

86 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sydney
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Sydney
    1000 ft
  • Sydney Central Railway Station
    1000 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Lal Qila Pakistani & Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian, Pakistani)
    2100 ft
  • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    2700 ft
Beaches
  • Queen Victoria Building
    3100 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 06:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    13

Rooms and availability

Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 185 sq. feet
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How to reach hotel

hotel Royal Exhibition Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
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Hotel Address:

86 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sydney
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Sydney
    1000 ft
  • Sydney Central Railway Station
    1000 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Lal Qila Pakistani & Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian, Pakistani)
    2100 ft
  • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    2700 ft
Beaches
  • Queen Victoria Building
    3100 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 06:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    13

Royal Exhibition Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

Places of interest

Train stations

Shopping areas

Stadiums

Museums

  • Powerhouse Museum - 3300 ft

Parks

  • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 3700 ft
  • Chinese Friendship Garden - 3700 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - 2000 ft

Theaters

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Archibald Fountain - 5200 ft
    Hyde Park, Sydney
  • Cockle Bay Wharf - 1.0 mi
    201 Sussex St., Sydney
  • iVenture Card Australia - 1.1 mi
    191 Harbourside Shopping Centre Darling Harbour Sydney, New South Wales 2000Australia
  • Hyde Park - 5300 ft
    Macquarie St, Sydney
  • Nicholson Museum - 1.0 mi
    Southern entrance of the Quadrangle at the University of Sydney, Sydney

Near the hotel

  • Opera Australia - 1000 ft
    480 Elizabeth St, Sydney
  • Woolloomooloo Wharf - 2100 ft
    Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
  • Queen Victoria Building - 3100 ft
    455 George Street, Sydney
  • Powerhouse Museum - 3400 ft
    500 Harris St Ultimo, Sydney
  • Cavalia - 1900 ft
    Entertainment Centre Moore Park Sydney, Sydney
  • Chinatown - 2500 ft
    Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum - 3300 ft
    Macquarie Street, Sydney

Restaurants nearby

  • Lal Qila Pakistani & Indian Restaurant - 2100 ft

    Address: 351-353 Cleveland Street
    Phone: 02 9319 1988

    86% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 29

  • Mamak - 3200 ft

    Address: 15 Goulburn Street
    Phone: (02) 9211 1668

    72% likes this, based on 366 reviews
    Cuisine: Malaysian
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 14

  • Longrain - 2700 ft

    Address: 85 Commonwealth St.
    Phone: 02-9280-2888

    77% likes this, based on 340 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai, Asian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 06:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    13
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Royal Exhibition Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Royal Exhibition Hotel

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 119 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Were made to feel welcome. the food in the bistro was very nice and well priced. We felt safe in the hotel and the room was quiet and cool. The staff were friendly and will come back again. thanks very much.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The staff, always ready to help. Also the location, it's right by the central station and 30 mins from circular quay (if you walk fast).

    Walls and cielings must be pretty thin judging by the noise coming from other rooms. If you have noisy neighbours you might have a sleepless night. We did one night but that wasn't enough to spoil our stay.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Loved the room, meals were great, staff very helpful, excellent location right across from Central Station, at a great price. Would highly recommend and we are returning next week.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The noise from the rooms next and bars near the hotel (on weekends) is clearly audible.

  • Couple
    6.6

    Location was nice close to the railway station. Room was clean and comfortable.

    The hotel has also a few bars which can cause some noice to the rooms.

  • Older travelers
    4.2

    Conveniently close to Central Station

    The facilities were not up to a reasonable standard as the refrigerator did not work, the toilet cistern leaked into the bowl, reading light fittings were broken and the wardrobe door hinges were broken.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    The location suited our needs and the convenience of the Central railway station being so close was a great advantage.

    I found the pillows to be too firm and not having a phone in our room if only to contact staff was at times inconvenient.

  • Single
    6.4

    Central location, very friendly helpful staff,relaxed

    Old fashioned, bit scruffy,no internet access or phone in room

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Friendly staff, lovely rooms with antique furniture, easy to find and very close to central train station (which is great for people out of town and who don't know sydney very well)

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Very convenient to public transport, shops, and food outlets. Rooms basic but clean, airy and bright. Staff very friendly and helpful

    beds a little hard

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Central and handy to the railway station. Easy access to airport. Clean and good quality accommodation

  • Group of friends
    9.0

    The hotel has a quaint old fashioned appeal to me and has been furnished cleanly and comfortably with excellent low cost meals, great kitchen. The bathroom in my room was lovely and clean with plenty of fluffy towels, which I find important in a stay. The locality of the hotel is fantastic, right outside central railway station, ideal to catch a train to the airport or a bus or train to the city. An easy walk to Chinatown and the markets.

    The main bar had racing, football tv screens but the music that was playing at the other end of the bar was drowned out by noise

  • Single
    7.0

    pretty good value for money for the price and location and its a reasonably comfortable place to stay. Location wise its close to Central Station, close to the CBD, and has a good range of restaurants within walking distance.

    the bed was tired and sloppy. The room has a street light right outside the window.

  • Single
    9.2

    Location is ideal as I was attending a school reunion at the hotel. I was able to leave my luggage until I was ready to leave. Friendly helpful staff.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Nice bar set up. Large comfortable room. Good bathroom. Great staff and location. Will be using the hotel again

    TV in room was too small and dated

How to reach hotel

hotel Royal Exhibition Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

86 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Sydney
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Sydney
    1000 ft
  • Sydney Central Railway Station
    1000 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Lal Qila Pakistani & Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian, Pakistani)
    2100 ft
  • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    2700 ft
Beaches
  • Queen Victoria Building
    3100 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 06:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    13