SYDNEY SOUTH WALDORF APARTMENT HOTEL

47 Chippen St., Sydney 2008 Australia (AUS)
3.5 Star Downtown Hotel
-33.88877 151.2004
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 264 guest reviews

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  • 42 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Hotel has 42 suites
  • Check-in: 2pm
  • Check-out: 10am
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Room Types

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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

10 mins to Chinatown 12 mins to Entertainment Centre 15 mins to Darling Harbour, Sydney Tower 10 mins by train to Opera House and Circular Quay. 5 mins to local train station 8 mins to Central Train Station.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 866 verified reviews

79
Good

Good city hotel. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby. Good accessibility by car. Popular among families.

“Close to Sydney city” “Close to restaurants and public transport”

Good Overall Ranking Top 42% in city
Excellent City Hotel Top 8% in city
Great Budget Hotel Top 20% in city

Good to know

  • Affordable parking

    “Free car parks” “Free onsite parking”

  • Accessible parking

    “Free car parks” “Car park is also available”

  • Good kitchenette

    “Oven is wonderful” “Full kitchen is awesome for family”

  • Great shopping

    “Bakery near by” “Easy walk to shops”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
365 reviews

Great location. Great accessibility by car with affordable parking. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping. Close to public transport and the train.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Value

92/100
184 reviews

Best value for money. Internet is affordable. Fair breakfast prices.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Breakfast

86/100
37 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Breakfast and lunch were very easy” “Breakfast is good” “Free breakfast”

Service

80/100
293 reviews

Friendly, professional service, however housekeeping is awful. Reception and management are fine.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Room

62/100
322 reviews

Decent beds and views, and clean enough rooms. Dirty, neglected rooms with poor furnishings. Good kitchenette. Rooms need updating with bad TV's and A/C. Nice balcony.

“Fantastic shower pressure” “Alarm clock did not work” “Walls are paper thin”

Wellness

59/100
28 reviews

Sufficient wellness & sports facilities. Good fitness area.

“Great gym” “Rooftop pool and spa were a highlight” “Spa was cold”

Bar

50/100
8 reviews

Standard bar.

“No milk” “Good coffee” “Coffee was not very nice”

Food

46/100
46 reviews

Decent menu, but restaurant is dirty and subpar overall.

“Smell the cooking” “Plate so didn't work properly” “Smell of food from other apartments”

Vibe

45/100
43 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Stylish Hotel. Unfriendly atmosphere. Unpleasant entrance area. Good choice for a city trip. Fine for a budget trip.

“No lounge” “Decor needs updating” “Shower Dated”

WiFi

41/100
24 reviews

WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced.

“Lack of wi-fi” “No internet” “Expensive Wifi”

Ranked top 40% by families, with a score of 77

Good to know

  • Near city centre

    “Close to heart of city” “Within walking distance of city”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Good clean and comfortable facility” “Clean facilities”

  • Good kitchenette

    “Oven is wonderful” “Full kitchen is awesome for family”

  • Bad internet service

    “Lack of wi-fi” “No internet”

Review highlights

Location

97/100
78 reviews

Great location. Parking is good and affordable. Near to the city centre with good shopping options nearby. Close to public transport and the train.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Value

94/100
36 reviews

Best value for money.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Service

80/100
55 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Cleanliness

68/100
23 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

“Good clean and comfortable facility” “Shower was moldy” “Dirty dishes”

Room

61/100
58 reviews

Poorly-maintained but decently clean rooms, with okay beds and subpar bathrooms. Good kitchenette.

“Alarm clock did not work” “Walls are paper thin” “Hair dryer was missing”

Wellness

49/100
7 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Gym was small” “Gym not open” “Spa was cold”

Food

47/100
7 reviews

Food is not good.

“Smell the cooking” “Plate so didn't work properly” “Smell of food from other apartments”

WiFi

36/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Lack of wi-fi” “No internet” “Expensive Wifi”

Ranked top 56% by couples, with a score of 77

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Alarm clock did not work” “Aircon leaked”

  • Food is not good

    “Smell the cooking” “Plate so didn't work properly”

  • Great shopping

    “Bakery near by” “Easy walk to shops”

  • Train station is close

    “Within walking distance to trains” “Easy walking distance to train station”

Review highlights

Value

93/100
28 reviews

Best value for money.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Location

91/100
55 reviews

Great location, close to the train station. Parking is good and affordable. Great shopping.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Service

77/100
31 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Room

65/100
45 reviews

Rooms are clean and decent overall with okay beds. Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms.

“Alarm clock did not work” “No shower curtain” “Walls are paper thin”

Amenities

63/100
15 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Facilities/appliances worked perfectly” “Good clean and comfortable facility” “Roof closed”

Food

49/100
5 reviews

Food is not good.

“Smell the cooking” “Plate so didn't work properly” “Smell of food from other apartments”

Vibe

48/100
9 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No lounge” “Decor needs updating” “Shower Dated”

Ranked top 46% by solo travelers, with a score of 81

Good to know

  • Poor vibe

    “No lounge” “Decor needs updating”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff are fantastic and go out of their way” “Lady at reception was extremely helpful”

  • Great location

    “Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
13 reviews

Great location.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Value

90/100
8 reviews

Best value for money.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Service

77/100
15 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Cleanliness

69/100
8 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Good clean and comfortable facility” “Shower was moldy” “Dirty dishes”

Comfort

66/100
11 reviews

Rooms are big and moderately comfortable.

“Spacious apartment” “Quiet, close to transport” “VERY LOUD construction”

Amenities

63/100
6 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Clean facilities” “Run down buildings” “Roof closed”

Room

62/100
18 reviews

Rooms spacious and relatively tidy.

“Fantastic shower pressure” “Alarm clock did not work” “Walls are paper thin”

Vibe

42/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No lounge” “Decor needs updating” “Shower Dated”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff are fantastic and go out of their way” “Lady at reception was extremely helpful”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
11 reviews

Great location.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Service

80/100
10 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Room

62/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“Alarm clock did not work” “No shower curtain” “Walls are paper thin”

Good to know

  • Affordable parking

    “Free car parks” “Free onsite parking”

  • Accessible parking

    “Free car parks” “Car park is also available”

  • Great shopping

    “Bakery near by” “Easy walk to shops”

  • Train station is close

    “Within walking distance to trains” “Easy walking distance to train station”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
331 reviews

Great location. Great accessibility by car with affordable parking. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping. Close to public transport and the train.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Value

92/100
169 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Breakfast

88/100
36 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Breakfast and lunch were very easy” “Breakfast is good” “Free breakfast”

Service

80/100
262 reviews

Friendly, professional service, however housekeeping is awful. Reception and management are fine.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Room

62/100
295 reviews

Decent beds and views, and clean enough rooms. Bathrooms are unclean; air-conditioning, TV and bathroom are all substandard. Room are old and neglected, but kitchenettes are OK. Spacious rooms with charming balconies.

“Alarm clock did not work” “Walls are paper thin” “Hair dryer was missing”

Wellness

59/100
28 reviews

Sufficient wellness & sports facilities. Good fitness area.

“Close to everything Spa” “There is also a gym” “Rooftop pool and spa were a highlight”

Bar

50/100
8 reviews

Standard bar.

“No milk” “Good coffee” “Coffee was not very nice”

Vibe

48/100
38 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Stylish Hotel. Unfriendly atmosphere. Unpleasant entrance area.

“No lounge” “Decor needs updating” “Shower Dated”

WiFi

45/100
22 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Lack of wi-fi” “No internet” “Expensive Wifi”

Food

44/100
36 reviews

Decent menu, but restaurant is dirty and subpar overall.

“Smell the cooking” “Plate so didn't work properly” “Smell of food from other apartments”

Ranked top 37% by families, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Near city centre

    “Close to heart of city” “Within walking distance of city”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Good clean and comfortable facility” “Clean facilities”

  • Bad internet service

    “Lack of wi-fi” “No internet”

  • Affordable parking

    “Free car parks” “Free onsite parking”

Review highlights

Location

96/100
65 reviews

Great location, close to the train station. Parking is good and affordable. Near to the city centre with good shopping options nearby.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Value

93/100
29 reviews

Best value for money.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Service

79/100
48 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Cleanliness

68/100
19 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

“Good clean and comfortable facility” “Clean towels” “Smell the cooking”

Pool

65/100
6 reviews

Ordinary pool.

“Enjoyed the rooftop pool” “Lovely rooftop pool” “Rooftop pool and spa were a highlight”

Room

60/100
51 reviews

Decent beds, cleanliness, and kitchenettes. Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms.

“Alarm clock did not work” “Walls are paper thin” “Hair dryer was missing”

Wellness

49/100
7 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Gym was small” “Gym not open” “Spa was cold”

WiFi

36/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Lack of wi-fi” “No internet” “Expensive Wifi”

Ranked top 42% by couples, with a score of 81

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Alarm clock did not work” “Aircon leaked”

  • Great shopping

    “Bakery near by” “Easy walk to shops”

  • Train station is close

    “Within walking distance to trains” “Easy walking distance to train station”

  • Accessible parking

    “Free car parks” “Car park is also available”

Review highlights

Value

92/100
23 reviews

Best value for money.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Location

92/100
46 reviews

Great location, close to the train station. Parking is good and affordable. Great shopping.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Service

79/100
22 reviews

Beds and cleanliness are decent, but rooms look old and poorly-furnished.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Cleanliness

69/100
14 reviews

Good cleanliness in rooms, but so-so in the building.

“Good clean and comfortable facility” “Clean apartment” “Dirty dishes”

Room

64/100
36 reviews

Rooms are clean and decent overall with okay beds. Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms.

“Alarm clock did not work” “No shower curtain” “Walls are paper thin”

Amenities

62/100
11 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Roof closed” “No lounge” “VERY LOUD construction”

Vibe

48/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No lounge” “Decor needs updating” “Shower Dated”

Ranked top 57% by solo travelers, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Poor vibe

    “No lounge” “Decor needs updating”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff are fantastic and go out of their way” “Lady at reception was extremely helpful”

  • Great location

    “Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
13 reviews

Great location.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Value

90/100
8 reviews

Best value for money.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Service

78/100
11 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Cleanliness

69/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Good clean and comfortable facility” “Dirty dishes” “Balcony furniture needed a good clean”

Comfort

66/100
10 reviews

Comfortable.

“Spacious apartment” “Quiet, close to transport” “VERY LOUD construction”

Amenities

63/100
6 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Good clean and comfortable facility” “Floor is beyond understanding” “Roof closed”

Room

61/100
17 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Alarm clock did not work” “No shower curtain” “Walls are paper thin”

Vibe

42/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No lounge” “Decor needs updating” “Shower Dated”

Good to know

  • Good kitchenette

    “Oven is wonderful” “Full kitchen is awesome for family”

  • Nice building

    “Good clean and comfortable facility” “Lovely studio apartment with facilities”

Review highlights

Value

93/100
6 reviews

Best value for money.

“Excellent for the price” “Free car parks” “Great breakfast deal”

Location

92/100
9 reviews

Great location.

“Quiet, close to transport” “Superb location” “Parking excellent”

Service

83/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were unobtrusive” “Reception staff were excellent” “Reception uber friendly aNd very accommodating”

Amenities

70/100
7 reviews

Nice building.

“Good clean and comfortable facility” “Lovely studio apartment with facilities” “Interesting roof area”

Room

65/100
12 reviews

Room is all right. Good kitchenette.

“Alarm clock did not work” “No shower curtain” “Walls are paper thin”

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Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2pm
Check Out: 10am
Year of Last Renovation: 2001
Floors: 3
Rooms: 42
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 42
Handicap Rooms: 2
Suites: 42
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Weekly
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hours notice or one nights accommodation charged
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 10.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Airport & Shuttle Information

6-7 klms Taxi seats 4 persons - approximate cost $40-50 (from International Airport) $25-30 (from Domestic Airport)

Local Shuttle Info: $14 per person 5.30am - 7pm

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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