Ratings based on 558 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.5 out of 5
95% of guests recommend
4.4 Room cleanliness
4.4 Service & staff
3.9 Room comfort
4.0 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
4 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom Utah, USA

Perfect location. Great staff.

Posted Mar 28, 2015
Pros: Location. Staff. Old and charming. We had a room with shared bath. It was spacious and clean. Plenty of hot water.
Location: In the area called The Rocks. Waterfront area next to Circular Quay. All ferries, busses and trains are right there.
This was our second stay at The Russell. Great location in The Rocks. The staff is helpful for any directions, suggestions or special requests. We would stay there again. If it is hot outside, be advised that they have no a/c in the bedrooms.
5 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom Auckland

Full of charm. Perfect location

Posted Mar 15, 2015
The hotel was perfect for my visit. Such a charming hotel and the staff was amazing! The location couldn't have been better!
3 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom Perth

Excellent location and historical significance

Posted Feb 21, 2015
Pros: Position in Sydney
Cons: Room service
Location: Local area The Rocks, Sydney Harbour Bridge, ferries/trains Circular Quay, Opera House
Pleasant amenities but somewhat uncomfortable. Clear glass fridge door lit up room all night.There is no room service, despite onsite eateries. This is a very old pub, different levels, lots of steps, interesting nooks and crannies and a delightful lounge room. The neighbouring laneways in the Rocks are of great interest and there are many exceptional eateries and pubs.
2 out of 5
by A verified travelerfrom danmark

God beliggenhed

Posted Feb 12, 2015
Pros: Beliggenheden
Cons: Se rubrikken øverst oppe.
Location: Fint
Synes ikke hotellets standard lever op til det forventede og absolut ikke til prisen. For lidt plads i værelse 26 som vi boede i. Gulvet knirkede og var ujævnt. Manglede lænestole og bord så man f.eks kunne sidde og se tv. Dette var heller ikke muligt fra sengen p.g.a afstand og tremmer i benenden af sengen. Køleskabet larmede døgnet rundt og det samme gjorde air con anlægget. Døren til gangen sluttede ikke tæt, så der var lysindfald hele natten. Badeværelset manglede vedligeholdelse. Vandhane og bruser dryppede. Ingen hyldeplads til toiletting. Ingen udsugning. Morgenmaden var heller ikke særlig interessant. Meget kedelig.
4 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom Lincoln

Convenient and cozy! Great value!

Posted Feb 10, 2015
We stayed for two nights before a cruise! The location was fantastic - near ferries, Opera House and bridge and walking distance to port! Breakfast was a great perk! Shared bath was not a problem - always clean! Restaurant was also very nice and reasonable! We were there on Australia Day (rainy but fun) and were near many activities!
5 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom New Zealand

Well done Russell Hotel.

Posted Feb 8, 2015
Location: Central to everything The Rocks has to offer.
Hotel was great, reasonably priced, quaint room, comfortable bed, quiet position and friendly staff.
4 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom Taipei

Great accessibility to circular quay train station

Posted Jan 8, 2015
Pros: I feel warm and safe in the hotel and the services are great. I like the way of the interior design in our rooms.
Location: It's easily to access train station, ferry , opera house and harbour bridge.
The reception is very kind to explain all the tourist spots in Sydney for us, and we felt like home while our staying here. A highly-recommended hotel to stay while visiting Sydney.
5 out of 5
by brian kayfrom Australia - QLD - Brisbane

Posted Dec 30, 2014
Pros: Close to the action of The Rocks with Character
Location: Outstanding, near the cruise terminal
Facilities: heritage listed property; Value: Great deal; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Spotless; Owners are really friendly
5 out of 5
for Couples
by Cathifrom Harlingen, Texas

Enjoyed Sydney

Posted Dec 27, 2014 on Hotels.com
Beautiful little hotel. Located next to Circular Quay and lots of restaurants and shopping.
4 out of 5
for Families
by Winstonfrom Piscataway, NJ

Russell Hotel in Sydney

Posted Dec 17, 2014 on Hotels.com
I wanted to stay at a local Hotel versus a Hotel chain. The Russell isn't a fancy hotel with room service, AC or private bathroom but it has character and the location is right in the middle of everything, Ferries, Opera House, Harbor Bridge. Mass transit bus service is a block away. Everything else was 30-45 minute walk, Darling Harbor, Skywalk, Anzac Memorial. Restaurants and Pubs right around the corner. Rooms have ceiling fans and the windows open to get the night breeze, small fridge and electric pot to boil water. Linens and fresh towels changed daily, free WiFi, nice continental breakfast to start the day. Would definitely stay there again.