Challis Lodge

2 stars
21-23 Challis Avenue, Potts Point, Sydney, NS 2011
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.3
out of 5
3 reviews
Good Value to your money

This place is close to Sydney downtown and many places around. Convenient and close to many... See full review

  • N S T
  • Nov 5, 2012
short stay

Facilities are very very basic. Beds were not done during our 3 night stay. Room did not appear... See full review

  • traveller on budget
  • Apr 15, 2013
Challis Lodge in Potts Point, is a budget guest house close to major Sydney attractions like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour. PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT: Challis Lodge is currently undergoing extensive refurbishment and renovations. Construction noise may occur between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Please take this into account when making your accommodation decisions. If noise is an issue for you, we recommend booking The Maisonette Hotel or Macleay Lodge, both of which are within metres of Challis Lodge.

Hotel Map

-33.869 151.2247
Area served
Sydney.
Nearby airports
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.
Area description
Sydney.

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Challis Lodge Rooms

Single Standard
The Single Standard room includes a comfortable single bed with shared bathroom facilities. The room also features a television, bar fridge and tea and coffee facilities.
Double Standard
The Double Standard room includes a comfortable double bed with shared bathroom facilities. The room also features a television, bar fridge and tea and coffee facilities.
Twin Standard
The Twin Standard room includes two comfortable single beds with shared bathroom facilities. The room also features a television, bar fridge and tea and coffee facilities.
Double Ensuite
The Double En-suite includes a comfortable double bed with an en-suite bathroom. The room also features a television, bar fridge and tea and coffee facilities.
Twin Ensuite
The Twin Room includes two comfortable single beds with an en-suite bathroom. The room also features a television, bar fridge and tea and coffee facilities.
Family Room
The Family Room for 3 people includes a double bed and one or two single beds with an en-suite bathroom. The room also features a television and a private balcony. Tea and coffee facilities are also included as well as a bar fridge.
Single Ensuite
The Single En-suite includes a comfortable single bed with an en-suite bathroom. The room also features a television, bar fridge and tea and coffee facilities.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Elizabeth Bay House: 0.2 mi
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: 0.4 mi
  • El Alamein Fountain: 0.6 mi
  • Royal Botanic Gardens: 0.6 mi
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 0.7 mi
  • State Library of New South Wales: 0.7 mi
  • Hyde Park Barracks: 0.7 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.7 mi
  • Sydney Mint: 0.7 mi
  • Sydney Hospital: 0.7 mi
  • Australian Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Government House: 0.8 mi
  • Museum of Sydney: 0.9 mi
  • Great Synagogue: 0.9 mi
  • Sydney Tower: 0.9 mi
  • Elizabeth Bay House: 0.2 mi
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: 0.4 mi
  • El Alamein Fountain: 0.6 mi
  • Royal Botanic Gardens: 0.6 mi
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 0.7 mi
  • State Library of New South Wales: 0.7 mi
  • Hyde Park Barracks: 0.7 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.7 mi
  • Sydney Mint: 0.7 mi
  • Sydney Hospital: 0.7 mi
  • Australian Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Government House: 0.8 mi
  • Museum of Sydney: 0.9 mi
  • Great Synagogue: 0.9 mi
  • Sydney Tower: 0.9 mi
  • ANZAC War Memorial: 0.9 mi
  • Customs House: 0.9 mi
  • Sydney Opera House: 0.9 mi
  • Pitt Street Mall: 1 mi
  • General Post Office: 1 mi
  • Wentworth Park: 1 mi
  • Sydney Wildlife World: 1 mi
  • Queen Victoria Building: 1.1 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 1.1 mi
  • Town Hall: 1.1 mi
  • Capitol Theatre: 1.3 mi
  • Sydney Aquarium: 1.3 mi
  • Belmore Park: 1.3 mi
  • Sydney Observatory: 1.3 mi
  • Harbour Bridge: 1.3 mi
  • IMAX Theater: 1.4 mi
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship: 1.4 mi
  • Pyrmont Bridge: 1.4 mi
  • Sydney Football Stadium: 1.4 mi
  • Sydney Entertainment Centre: 1.4 mi
  • Australian National Maritime Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Sydney Cricket Ground: 1.5 mi
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre: 1.5 mi
  • Powerhouse Museum: 1.6 mi
  • Fox Studios Australia: 1.6 mi
  • Luna Park Sydney: 1.7 mi
  • Bradleys Head Fortification Complex: 1.7 mi
  • University of Technology: 1.7 mi
  • Star City Casino: 1.7 mi
  • Sydney Fish Market: 1.9 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1000

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (3)

Ratings and reviews for Challis Lodge

Overall score

2.3 / 5
5.01.0
3 out of 3
Amenities:
2.7
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2.7
Room comfort:
2.7
Location:
4
Value:
2.7
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Review of Challis Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
N S T
Business
Texas
Nov 5, 2012

Good Value to your money

This place is close to Sydney downtown and many places around. Convenient and close to many restaurants close by.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Challis Lodge

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
traveller on budget
Business
England, UK
Apr 15, 2013

short stay

Facilities are very very basic. Beds were not done during our 3 night stay. Room did not appear fresh. Windows were dirty and no evidence of any detergent used to clean the room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Many eating outlets just 5 minutes walk away.

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Review of Challis Lodge

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
william walkabout
Business
wilmigton,nc
Mar 5, 2013

Disgusting

Possibly the worst hotel i've ever stayed.Dirty,the staff acted like they hated working there and it showed in their attitudes and the condition of the place.Shared a bathroom with 40 other people.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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