The York by Swiss-Belhotel

5 York Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia | 3 star hotel
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Blue mountains

A travel blog entry by alicebeano

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Today we are having a road trip with Tansin to the blue mountains. It took a hour or so to drive up in tansins car (the thrill seeker!). We arrived in a small town called katoomba. Very quaint but not a small as imagined it to be. We had a look from the viewing point and then took a walk along the path to the interconnecting bridge for the 3 …

Day 2

A travel blog entry by jennifer16

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Getting ready to start day 2 in Sydney! The weather hasn't been the best, but I still can't get over the fact that I'm here! Also one of my bags didn't make the connection flight in San Francisco (which of course had all my essentials in it) but it should be arriving soon so hopefully I won't be rocking the shabby-hipster look for much longer. …

Farewell Sydney

A travel blog entry by jblock

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... favorite constellation! Hmmm…Maybe I should play Margaritaville the next time I’m thirsty and see if that works also! :-) Never doubt the power of Jimmy Buffet.

This week I did several costal walks at sunrise. It’s absolutely stunning. I know the pictures probably don’t do it justice, but I’ve attached several below in hopes that I can convey at least a little of the beauty at the earlier hour. I really ...

Take it easy Sydney.....

A travel blog entry by ginanao

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... on the free barbies’s and even did the coastal walk finishing in Coogee again. We also visited Manly beach for the first time too, it’s a little more out of the way than the other beaches so we’ve always put it off but it was worth the ferry ride over in itself and the beach of course was beautiful. Before we got the ferry over to Manly we tried a very different way to view the harbour and surroundings; we caught a Jetboat from Circular ...

G'day mates, here we are in the land down under!

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... surfers who don't give a **** about mess or hygiene and stay up drinking and yelling till the early hours…oh dear, I'm starting to sound old now aren't I…but to be fair, we've got a fairly decent room with a balcony overlooking some groovy bars, and from what we gather its a good price for the area. Having just spent 2 weeks in far more basic conditions I think we can cope!

Sunday afternoon was spent catching up with ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the City Center area of Sydney, is near Goat Island, Balloon Aloft, St Patrick's Church, and Shark Island.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews The York by Swiss-Belhotel Sydney

    The Bells Will drive You Mad !!!

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    Stayed a month in a one bedroomed north facing apartment. Just across the road is St Philips Anglican Church, the bell tower of which was below our balcony. Bell practice starts at 3.30pm every Friday and continues almost non-stop until 7.30pm.

    Everything you will ever want.

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    Far better than staying in an ordinary hotel. I stayed in a Studio Apartment with a fully equiped complete kitchen including a toaster and everything to cook a full meal. ( warning .. Butter only needs a couple of seconds in the microwave oven to make it soft to spread ). I had a Queen size bed with 6 pillows, excellent quiet individual room controlled air conditioning system, comfortable lounge, balcony with table and 2 chairs, CD player, VCR player, free cable TV, new washing machine and dryer, iron ( in bathroom cupboard ) ironing board ( in bedroom wardrobe ), and a separate shower as well as a bath tub. All so new and clean it was like moving into a new house.

    Wonderful Hotel

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    My travel companion and I stayed at the hotel in July and loved it. We had a spacious studio apartment that suited all our needs. Especially loved the added convinience of the full kitchen and washer/dryer seeing as how we stayed for 11 days. The staff always went above and beyond to answer questions, deliver room service or anything else we needed quickly, offer suggestions, or draw a map everytime we left the hotel on an adventure. The hotel is located right in the center of everything and we were able to walk to most locations. One other note that might be relative to some. We are a same sex couple and I'm sure the hotel staff was aware of this but were always treated respectfully. This is something we do not always encounter while traveling and it was greatly appreciate. Good food, great service, clean rooms, lovely pool, attentive staff. We will definitely stay again.

    Just what we wanted

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    We had a studio apartment which had a well fitted kitchen, was furnished in soothing neutral colours and was comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpfull. We wanted an apartment hotel so that we could cook in the room and from that aspect The York's kitchen was more than adequate for cooking full meals. While we were in Sydney we looked at a number of other hotel apartments and decided that we would definitely return to The York on our next visit.

    Not a happy experience

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    Reception was friendly but apartment smelled of cigarette smoke even though I had requested non-smoking - was then informed no non-smoking accomodation in the hotel - a noisy extractor was used but it only helped a little. The one bedroomed aptmnt that I had was spacious and nicely decorated but bathroom was not ensuite to bedroom but about 12 metres away near the entry door. No dishwasher in the rather tired kitchen - but the hotel is being renovated - what frightened me was that I think this was one of the renovated units! And they got a job lot of BRIGHT yellow tiles in the bathroom. Position would be ok in the day time but very little open for shopping or food at night. A good breakfast in an empty restaurant attached to the units. Was horrified when charged A$171 for four local phone calls when using the phone to dial-up a local number ISP. Was told it was because I used the data port - but I had no option as phone was on the wall. This was NOT a broadband connection and cost me $12 an hour. The amount is in dispute. I visit Sydney regularly but won't stay here again.

    Fantastic place

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    I stayed here for a week in March 05 and I can not recommend it highly enough. We found a deal on lastminute.com for The York which was amazing value. We had a one bedroom apartment with separate bedroom bathroom and dining area, including a very welcome fully kitted out kitchen and washing machine and dryer.

    Loved it!

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    The York is in a fantastic central location in Sydney, has great room service food and good service. I loved it.

    Great value and location at the York Apartment Hotel

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    We spent a week here in October 2004. Had a one bedroom apartment. Kitchen was huge. Good size living room. Laundry facilities in apartment. Very comfortable and in a great location, walkable to shopping, restaurants, the Rocks and the Quay. Staff was helpful and there were lots of TV stations to find out what was going on at home. Considering prices of other hotels in Sydney, this was a great value.

    Worst Hotel Ever Stayed In.

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    One of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in. Rude Staff, Bad Food.

    Total waste of money. Does not deserve a 4 star rating.

    Great Find

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    We recently stayed at the York Apartment Hotel upon entering (three nites) Australia and again prior to departing Australia (two nites). It was exactly what we required for us and our two grandsons and at a very reasonable price. We stayed in a two-bedroom apartment with a king bed in one bedroom and twin beds in the other bedroom. Apartment also included two bathrooms, a laundry (washer and dryer), full kitchen, living room and dining area. Staff was very friendly and helpful, even calling the evening prior to our departure to make sure we had a taxi booking for our early morning departure. Location was very near downtown shops, market and resturants, as well as a direct, fifteen-minute walk to the Sydney Bridge Climb, the "Rocks" and Circular Caye. One of the best meals we experienced during our three-week vacation around Australia was in their resturant, Zolies on Jameson.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The York by Swiss-Belhotel Sydney

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent