Rydges Sydney Central Hotel

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28 Albion Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 2010  show map
 4 stars
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Rydges Sydney Central Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

Rydges Sydney Central is an 11-story hotel in a trendy area of Sydney at a close proximity to shopping centers, a market and boutiques offering 270 stylish rooms. Featuring Chinese architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2009.

The property boasts convenient location minutes away from Central Sydney train station. The center of Sydney is 1 km away from the venue.

Darling Harbour is 2.4 km from the hotel and Paddington is about 1.6 km away.

The hotel is near Wynyard subway station giving access to Chinatown, Capitol Theatre and Chinese Garden of Friendship. Due to its location 10 km from Kingsford Smith airport, fast access to the Rydges Sydney Central Hotel is provided.

Rooms

Rydges Sydney Central is a deluxe hotel offering rooms with wireless internet, individual climate control, central heating, a living area and satellite TV as well as new bathrooms with a shower, complimentary toiletries and bath sheets. Some rooms feature views over Darling Harbour and Surry Hills. In-room self-catering facilities include coffee/tea makers, an electric kettle and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

The hotel modern bar offers beers on tap, cocktails and coffee as well as pasta and pizza. Offering thai, asian and australian dishes, Longrain is a 5-minute walk away.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of AUD 32 per person per night. 

Services

There are limousines for rent on site.

Relax

Rydges Sydney Central Hotel also offers babysitting and cribs for guests staying with children. A gym and a fitness center are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 40 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   270.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Gay friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 55 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

28 Albion Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 2010

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City Center
  • Sydney
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Sydney
    1000 ft
  • Sydney Central Railway Station
    1700 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    1100 ft
  • Oxford Social (cuisine: Australian)
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Queen Victoria Building
    1400 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    4400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    270

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
Size: 305 sq. feet
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    Studio Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
    Size: 540 sq. feet
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      Superior Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 260 sq. feet
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        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or 1 Super King-size bed or Double bed
        Size: 345 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
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          Deluxe Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
          Size: 650 sq. feet
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            Executive Room
            Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or King-size bed
            Size: 260 sq. feet
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Rydges Sydney Central Hotel Sydney location
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              Hotel Address:

              28 Albion Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 2010

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Sydney
                3000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Central Station Sydney
                1000 ft
              • Sydney Central Railway Station
                1700 ft
              Underground stations
              • Wynyard Station
                1.2 mi
              Restaurants
              • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
                1100 ft
              • Oxford Social (cuisine: Australian)
                2000 ft
              Beaches
              • Queen Victoria Building
                1400 ft
              • iVenture Card Australia
                4400 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2009
              • Number of floors:
                11
              • Number of rooms:
                270

              Hotel Awards

              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSydneyRydges Sydney Central

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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              Rydges Sydney Central Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              Popular areas

              • Taylor Square - 1400 ft
              • City Center - 2700 ft
              • Surry Hills - 2700 ft
              • Oxford Street Darlinghurst - 2700 ft
              • Crown St - 3000 ft

              Places of interest

              Train stations

              Convention centers

              Shopping areas

              • Market City - 2000 ft

              Museums

              • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 2700 ft

              Parks

              • Qantas Credit Union Arena - 2300 ft
              • Chinese Friendship Garden - 2700 ft

              Universities, Institutes

              • University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - 2700 ft

              Business areas

              Public parking

              Local attractions

              • Sea Life Sydney Aquarium - 5200 ft
                Aquarium Pier, Sydney
              • Museum of Australian Currency Notes - 5200 ft
                65 Martin Place, Ground Floor, Sydney
              • Paddington Reservoir Gardens - 1.0 mi
                251-255 Oxford Street, Sydney
              • Wild Life Sydney Zoo - 5200 ft
                Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney
              • Art Gallery of NSW - 1.0 mi
                Art Gallery Rd, Sydney

              Near the hotel

              • Queen Victoria Building - 1400 ft
                455 George Street, Sydney
              • Opera Australia - 2300 ft
                480 Elizabeth St, Sydney
              • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 2900 ft
                Darling Harbour, Sydney
              • Powerhouse Museum - 3200 ft
                500 Harris St Ultimo, Sydney
              • Hyde Park Barracks Museum - 2300 ft
                Macquarie Street, Sydney
              • Chinatown - 2400 ft
                Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
              • Australian Museum - 2900 ft
                6 College St, Sydney

              Restaurants nearby

              • Longrain - 1100 ft

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

                82% likes this, based on 334 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai, Asian

              • Mamak - 2300 ft

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

                86% likes this, based on 389 reviews
                Cuisine: Malaysian
                Price Range: USD 11 - USD 15

              • Tetsuya's - 2900 ft

                Address: 529 Kent Street
                Phone: 61 2 9267 2900

                74% likes this, based on 506 reviews
                Cuisine: Asian fusion
                Price Range: USD 0 - USD 440

              • Oxford Social - 2000 ft

                Address: 135 Oxford Street
                Phone: 0293310557

                77% likes this, based on 174 reviews
                Cuisine: Australian
                Price Range: USD 11 - USD 30

              • Lucio Pizzeria - 2600 ft

                Address: 248 Palmer Street

                79% likes this, based on 110 reviews

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2009
              • Number of floors:
                11
              • Number of rooms:
                270

              Hotel Awards

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              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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              Rydges Sydney Central Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rydges Sydney Central

              Average guest rating

              7.8out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 104 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              10.0
              Rooms
              8.0
              Service
              8.0
              Value
              8.0
              Dining
              0.0

              Guest reviews

              • Malcolm Hughes
                September  2016
                8.6

                I chose the hotel because of it's close proximity to Central Station. A short walk with luggage in tow. Early checkout, and off to station for train to International Airport.

                Great location for inbound/outbound travelers taking trains to or from airport. As well as being near the heart of Sydney.

                Pleased to say I have no negative comments.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The front staff were just lovely I would stay there again and I have already told my friends from the Central West nsw. Excellent

              • Group of friends
                8.2

                Close to central, friendly staff, excellent rooms

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                Value for money, easy to get to from airports

                Too far from central city, no cafe's close by

              • Couple
                6.6

                Very spacious room. Large and comfortable bed. Pretty clean inside the room. Good room service

                Still renovating. Interior fit outs are largely not finished. Painting on room doors and unfinished swipe locks make hotel corridors look old and trashed. Should look heaps better when it's all finished. O, and the lobby aquarium was not anywhere compared to the photo on the website. The spa was broken when we went too.

              • Couple
                5.8

                In room dining menu and convenient location

                Tardiness in making up rooms. Also unable to assist in location of a scissors.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                Loved the location. Rooms clean, comfortable and well-appointed. Staff fantastic - helpful, capable and cheery. No complaints.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                The staff are always efficient but the best thing is the size of the rooms. Great.

                Coffe wasn't great and wasn't replenished when room was serviced.

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                The presentation of the hotel was nice, the staff were very helpful, great location, great value for money.

              • Family with children
                5.8

                Location

                Toilet was not cleaned properly.Carpet in the room behind the sofa set was dirty.The walls of the room had patches of different paint and was not white washed.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                I liked the beds comfortable, Doonas & pillows soft and cuddley

              • Couple
                5.8

                Large room, correct number and type of towels, parking on site.

                Upon check-in, the room rate was more than the Booked.net price we had confirmed. This was changed but the assistant then had to find another room and this took some time.

              • Family with children
                7.0

                Position was better than I thought, easily walked to places that suited us and if not, could drive or catch public transport quickly.

                Disappointed with room interior and cleanliness. I would have expected the Sebel to be maintained at a higher standard.

              • Family with children
                6.6

                Its close by to the city and also to the place where we were attending to our business while we there for 4 days.Staff were helpful but very agumentative.Guest need to be told also in advance through making reservation that you will be charge for parking.I have know idea how they worked that amount they charge weather its short or long term you will be charged for $30 .

                Parking as a house guest we should be allowed to park for free.Breakfast vouchers should be a choice for the guest to make not being force into it.Confusion on our bookings we were being overcharge to another extra $300aus .Our total booking cost from Booked.net was around 650 upon check in we were told that we have 950 something that we need to pay upon check out.The hotel got the information that it was 3 adults checking in not a couple with a baby/

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                The friendly and incredibly helpful staff on the front desk.

                Not enough bath towels.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Rydges Sydney Central Hotel Sydney location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              28 Albion Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 2010

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Sydney
                3000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Central Station Sydney
                1000 ft
              • Sydney Central Railway Station
                1700 ft
              Underground stations
              • Wynyard Station
                1.2 mi
              Restaurants
              • Longrain (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
                1100 ft
              • Oxford Social (cuisine: Australian)
                2000 ft
              Beaches
              • Queen Victoria Building
                1400 ft
              • iVenture Card Australia
                4400 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2009
              • Number of floors:
                11
              • Number of rooms:
                270

              Hotel Awards

              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSydneyRydges Sydney Central

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Australia

              Use Badge