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4.0 / 5Good
496 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Capitol Theatre
    11 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Hyde Park
    20 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Sydney Town Hall
    20 min walk
  • Airport
    Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)
    12 min drive

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    About this area

    Surry Hills

    Located in Surry Hills, Royal Exhibition Hotel is in the city centre and near the airport. Capitol Theatre and Sydney Opera House are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Crown Street and World Square Shopping Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Sydney Cricket Ground or Qudos Bank Arena. Our guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transport: Central Light Rail Station is 6 minutes by foot and Capitol Square Light Rail Station is 11 minutes.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Capitol Theatre - 11 min walk
    • Hyde Park - 20 min walk
    • Sydney Town Hall - 20 min walk
    • Sydney Tower - 3 min drive
    • International Convention Centre Sydney - 3 min drive

    Getting around

    • Sydney Central Station - 6 min walk
    • Central Light Rail Station - 6 min walk
    • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 21 min drive

    About this property

    Royal Exhibition Hotel

    Along with a restaurant, this hotel has 2 bars/lounges and a rooftop terrace. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are on-site. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. Guests will also find LCD TVs, fridges and coffee/tea makers.

    Property amenities


    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    No on-site parking available

    Food and drink

    1 restaurant
    2 bars/lounges

    Family friendly

    Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
    Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


    ATM/banking services
    Free newspapers in reception
    Front-desk safe

    Guest services

    Daily housekeeping
    Front desk (limited hours)
    Luggage storage
    Tour/ticket assistance

    Languages spoken



    Rooftop terrace


    Designated smoking areas

    Room amenities


    Climate control (air conditioning)
    Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
    Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)




    32-inch LCD TV

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker


    Individually decorated
    Laptop-compatible safe
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Pros: Clean, friendly staff. Cons: Unable to store my luggage at the accomodation when I checked out at around 8am. There was a bell to ring for assistance between 7:30-10:30 but no one answered. To my surprise I saw someone behind the bar cleaning when I was already outside the hotel, I guess my call was ignored.

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

    Was a bit noisy with the light rail right outside the window and bright from the external building light, but bed was comfortable and accessability to the train was excellent. It only took me 40 mins from leaving the hotel to having cleared security at T3.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Great value & a convenient place to stay

    The hotel is very convenient, right the opposite of Central Station. Staff was very friendly, quick check-in & express check out. Great value. It was great to have access to a separate entrance to the accommodation from the tavern once I picked up the key.

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The location is excellent - across Central station, plus very close to light rail options. Although it is above a pub, no noise could be heard - my room was on the second floor. The room was clean and comfortable. Wifi was very good, I was able to watch shows on my tablet. One issue was that the door of my room rattled whenever another door on the floor was closed. Also, the room key for another room on the floor was able to open the door of my room.

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

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