212 RILEY STREET, SURRY HILLS SYDNEY 2010 : Sydney
Location: Located half a block from Oxford St and a 5 minute walk to Hyde Park and the CBD. Bus stops are a few minutes away from the hotel entrance and central train station is an easy 10 minute walk. The local area (Surry Hills) is a popular precinct with many good restaurants, shops, pubs and bars.
Rooms: The Deluxe rooms are very spacious (average 41 sqm). All are located on higher floors and feature large flat screen LCD television (with 8 free cable channels), as well as a 2.5 seater lounge and a work desk with broadband internet. Due to the recent renovations (now complete), the furnishings are modern and fresh and rooms feature balconies, tea & coffee making facilities, air conditioning and mini fridge. The bathrooms are also in good condition. There is no mini-bar in the rooms but the hotel offers "smart-bar" (mini-bar vending machine) in the lobby.
Restaurant: Riley Street Brasserie is located on the ground floor behind Reception and offers an excellent menu of international cuisine, including a hot and cold selection for breakfast.
Exterior: A 14-storey tower with street entrance and undercover parking.
Lobby: Medium sized lobby with plenty of seating and contemporary interiors. Located opposite Reception on a mezzanine level are internet terminals and a casual lounge area. There is also a lobby bar that opens when there is demand.
General: Friendly hotel that has recently had a facelift and is looking revitalised. The location is convenient and it's hard not to be satisfied - definately a value for money choice! MN1208.
1 km to city centre
12 kms to the nearest airport (kingsford smith)
10 minute walk to the nearest metro station (museum)
2 kms to the nearest station (central)
2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
1 km to the nearest fair site (convention centre darling harb)