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Royal Exhibition Hotel - Sydney

3 star Hotel Sydney

86-88 Chalmers Street - Sydney

Price starting from AUD 90.00

The Royal Exhibition Hotel in Sydney, Australia, is conveniently located in downtown Sydney, opposite the Central Railway Station, directly across the road from the Devonshire Street exit to Central Station, and only 15-20 minutes from the airport.

Extensively refurbished, this 3-star hotel features a stylish cocktail bar with a bistro, a rooftop terrace and beer garden, several plasma TVs showing all FOX sports channels and ESPN, and a totaliser facility that caters to horse racing enthusiasts. Close to the hotel, there are 2 Internet cafés where you can check your email, otherwise you can avail of the on-site Wifi access available for a fee.

During your stay, you can enjoy everything this extraordinary Australian city has to offer. Some of the most popular tourist attractions are: the garment district of Surry Hills, with its numerous shops; the Sydney Harbour Bridge; the Historic Rocks; and Darling Harbour, known for its waterside dining, shopping, and museums.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 6.4 Fair
Based on 5 hotel reviews © 2015

there was alot of confusion upon checkin, the room was spacious and comfortable. n...

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Facilities at Royal Exhibition Hotel

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Luggage room
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • City tour
  • Lift/elevator
  • Garden
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • Children 1 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Check-in: between 2 PM and 10 PM.

Check-out: before 10 AM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 5.00 per day (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

Official Australia STAR Rating provided by AAA Tourism Pty Ltd
AAA Tourism Pty Ltd assigns an official STAR Rating for accommodations in Australia. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars and is displayed on this page as 3 stars.










Royal Exhibition Hotel reviews

7.1 Good
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Singapore

Convenient for Central Station. Suitable for an overnight stay after arriving in Sydney.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • August 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Australia

8.3 Very Good
  • July 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Australia

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  • December 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • China

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Room Details

Royal Exhibition Hotel offers 13 guest rooms for your family-friendly holiday. Guests can unwind at the end of a busy day and enjoy 32-inch TVs. Business travelers visiting the Darlinghurst - Surry Hills area will have access to wireless high-speed Internet access (charges apply) as well as desks and laptop-compatible safes.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers and hair dryers. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini fridge
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Safe
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Desk
  • Wireless Internet access
  • TV

Distances from Royal Exhibition Hotel

Railway Square - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
University of Technology Sydney - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Ray Hughes Gallery - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Capitol Theatre - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Paddy's Market - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Brett Whitley Studio - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Market City - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Sydney Institute Ultimo College - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
World Square Shopping Centre - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Chinatown Night Market - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Sydney Entertainment Centre - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Powerhouse Museum - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Chinese Garden of Friendship - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Taylor Square - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Broadway Shopping Center - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
The preferred airport for Royal Exhibition Hotel is Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.