$121 Avg/night
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Mercure Sydney

4 stars
818-820 George Street, PO Box 7082, Sydney, NS 2000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
239 reviews
Great hotel, great location!

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the Mercure. Everything is clean, bright, modern and... See full review

  • Candylou
  • Apr 29, 2014
Good value

Mercure at Railway Square is very convenient for those using public transport with bus connections... See full review

  • drmyize
  • Apr 5, 2013
Perks for kids and adults in Sydney’s city center

The award-winning Mercure Sydney was recently repackaged to cater to families and business travelers. The hotel has a fresh, modern look with plenty of perks for a mid-range hotel--kids under 15 stay and eat breakfast free! Add eight conference rooms, a foot-friendly downtown address and a pool and this renovated hotel starts to shine. Central Station is located around the corner from the hotel for those traveling by train.   

Highlights
  • Kids stay and eat breakfast free
  • Downtown location within walking distance to major attractions
  • Eight conference rooms
Rooms

Each of the hotel's 517 rooms applies geometric principles to design. Think sleek blonde wood paneling and pillows of all sizes splashed with reds and greens outfitting hotel beds. Rooms also feature mood lighting, comfortable desks with high-speed Internet access (fees apply), air conditioning, mini-fridge and understated bathrooms.

Features

The hotel features a gym and indoor heated rooftop pool for everyone's fitness and entertainment needs.

The sustainable Four Elements Restaurant serves breakfast and attracts a theater crowd for dinner. Items like Hunter Gold grain-fed scotch fillet please sophisticated palates. The breakfast buffet is an enormous spread and kids under 15 eat free. The bar serves light lunches, snacks and loose-leaf tea and coffee.

The hotel offers room service and has a car rental agency onsite, plus parking (fees apply) and Internet access (fees apply).

Transportation
  • Central Railway Station (800 m)
  • International Airport (5 mi/8.1 km)
Attractions
  • Sydney Entertainment Centre (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Sydney Cricket Ground (2.1 mi/3.4 km)
  • Darling Harbour (2.7 km/1.7 miles)
  • Royal Randwick Racecourse (2.7 mi/4.4 km)
  • Bondi Beach (5.4 mi/8.7 km)
  • Sydney Olympic Park (9 mi/14.5 km)
Business
  • Eight conference rooms
  • High-speed Internet access (fees apply)
  • Business center

Hotel Map

-33.8842 151.203
Nearby airports
SYD, (SYD), 7.10, KM, NE;
Area description
Downtown

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Reviewer score 3.4 out of 5

Mercure Sydney Rooms

1 Kg bed Dlx
1 King Bed Deluxe. Enjoy a panoramic city view from our large, well-designed Deluxe Room. An unforgettable experience great for families, the Deluxe Room type include an extra sofa bed available and a 48" LCD screen
1 Qn bed Sup
1 Queen Superior. Upgrade and experience the difference! Enjoy work and quietness by upgrading to our Superior Room featuring a Queen size bed with vibrant city views. Accommodate up to 2 adults and 1 child.
2 Db beds Std
2 Double Beds Standard. Twin Standard room accommodates 2 adults and 2 children or up to 4 adults. Extra fee of $44 for 3rd and 4th adult each applies. All the amenities of a Standard Room with two double beds to maximise the comfort of your stay
1 Qn bed Sup City S
1 Queen Bed Privilege Room. Experience a higher level of comfort for two adults! Relax with chocolates and a bottle of Evian mineral water on arrival, also receive complimentary high-speed Internet usage, bathrobes, slippers, espresso coffee machine, an
1 Qn bed Std
Standard Room 1 Queen Bed Standard. A combination of comfort and space! Queen Standard room feature a modern colour setting with stylish decor, fluffy doonas, pillow menu, 32" LCD screens, hi-speed broadband internet access and 24-hour room service. Acc

Amenities

  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Sauna
Boating
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Express check in
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Porters
FAX
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Overhead projector
Audio visual equipment
Computer rental
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Bus parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Iron
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • University of Technology: 0.1 mi
  • Belmore Park: 0.3 mi
  • Capitol Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Sydney Entertainment Centre: 0.4 mi
  • Powerhouse Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship: 0.5 mi
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre: 0.6 mi
  • IMAX Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Town Hall: 0.7 mi
  • ANZAC War Memorial: 0.7 mi
  • Great Synagogue: 0.9 mi
  • Australian Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Queen Victoria Building: 0.9 mi
  • University of Sydney: 0.9 mi
  • Pyrmont Bridge: 1 mi
  • University of Technology: 0.1 mi
  • Belmore Park: 0.3 mi
  • Capitol Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Sydney Entertainment Centre: 0.4 mi
  • Powerhouse Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship: 0.5 mi
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre: 0.6 mi
  • IMAX Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Town Hall: 0.7 mi
  • ANZAC War Memorial: 0.7 mi
  • Great Synagogue: 0.9 mi
  • Australian Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Queen Victoria Building: 0.9 mi
  • University of Sydney: 0.9 mi
  • Pyrmont Bridge: 1 mi
  • Pitt Street Mall: 1 mi
  • Sydney Tower: 1 mi
  • Sydney Aquarium: 1 mi
  • Australian National Maritime Museum: 1.1 mi
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 1.1 mi
  • El Alamein Fountain: 1.1 mi
  • Sydney Fish Market: 1.1 mi
  • Hyde Park Barracks: 1.2 mi
  • General Post Office: 1.2 mi
  • Sydney Mint: 1.2 mi
  • Star City Casino: 1.2 mi
  • Sydney Wildlife World: 1.2 mi
  • Sydney Hospital: 1.2 mi
  • Wentworth Park: 1.3 mi
  • Parliament House: 1.3 mi
  • Sydney Cricket Ground: 1.3 mi
  • Sydney Football Stadium: 1.3 mi
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: 1.3 mi
  • State Library of New South Wales: 1.4 mi
  • Museum of Sydney: 1.5 mi
  • Fox Studios Australia: 1.6 mi
  • Customs House: 1.6 mi
  • Royal Botanic Gardens: 1.6 mi
  • Elizabeth Bay House: 1.7 mi
  • Sydney Observatory: 1.7 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 1.7 mi
  • Government House: 1.8 mi
  • Sydney Opera House: 1.9 mi
  • Harbour Bridge: 2 mi
  • Randwick Racecourse: 2.4 mi

Dining

FOUR ELEMENTS RESTAURANT & BAR
Four Elements Restaurant located on level 1 is the dining experience made to enhance your senses. There is a variety of menu selections varying from Aussie Classics to International Dishes. Meals also have suggested wines to pair with dinner items.
EVE'S PLACE BISTRO & BAR
Lively Sports Bar ideally located on the ground level, attracts the locals with its vibrant and lively atmosphere. It is the perfect place to meet friends in a relaxing pub atmosphere where snacks and bottle shop facilities are available.
FOUR ELEMENTS BAR
Enjoy nibbling and tippling at Mercure Sydney's new modern Four Elements Bar located on Level One.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

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.

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Guest Reviews (239)

Ratings and reviews for Mercure Sydney

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
239 out of 239
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.5
Value:
4

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
patrick
Not Provided
Apr 9, 2010

had to pay for parking. I have

had to pay for parking. I have complaint and now they have included charge for parking on site.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
3
Value:
2
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Terry
Not Provided
Apr 6, 2010

I found the hotel staff efficient

I found the hotel staff efficient and curteous. This hotel is located close to Central Railway Station and buses. Although it is not right in the middle of Sydney, it is only a short walk or bus ride away. I have used this hotel before and would have no hesitation in recommending it to my friends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Mar 24, 2010

Very obliging, friendly staff.

Very obliging, friendly staff. I have some trouble with outside noise and sleep, but next time will bring earphones and mp3 player, as once I set their radio on a nice classical music program (softly) sleep was much easier. I am from the country, so this would occur anywhere close to the city.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Mar 15, 2010

All was fine apart from a very

All was fine apart from a very smelly shower curtain in the bathroom. After reporting the problem it was soon fixed. The hotel is adequate for a one or perhaps a two night stay and is best suited for one person. There is inadequate facilities for a couple in regards to seating. The rooms are fairly small. We were also surpised that the amenities did not include a shower cap, something I would have thought be manadatory for supposedly a four star property. The location though is excellent at Railway Square- close to all transport connections in Sydney.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sidney
Not Provided
Mar 15, 2010

Great location as next to Central

Great location as next to Central Station. There was an issue with maintenance work where there was jack-hammering up till 10.30pm (10/3/2010) in the evening. I tried calling reception for some answers but there was no answer (I guess the lines were jammed up!). Some sort of apology or acknowledgement of inconvenience would be nice!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
newcastle nsw
Mar 14, 2010

great service by staff

staff service excellent. restuarant excellent. rooms where disappointing out dated bathroom one bedside table.rooms need revamping

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Foster City, CA
Mar 7, 2010

Geo's Review of the Mercure Sydney

Staff is great, helpful in every way. Noise from hall and adjacent room was occasionally bothersome. Bathroom functional, but a bit dated. Location was great - near both rail and bus lines reaching all over the city. I would stay here again, and recommend it to others.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Denise
Not Provided
Mar 1, 2010

Rooms were average size but the

Rooms were average size but the bathroom a little small. We ordered room service which was very fast and housekeeping was good. Overall service we received from all the staff was friendly and very helpful. The location of the hotel was great too as it is close to public transport. Overall a very pleasant stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Robbi
Not Provided
Feb 23, 2010

I thought the room was expensive

I thought the room was expensive for what it was, though prices seemed to be inflated across the city on this particular night, so maybe there was an event on. The room was missing certain items, and housekeeping were poor in their response. Also, one of the choices that was included in the room price wasn't actually available. Reception and concierge were ok, and I liked the view from my window.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lyalle
Not Provided
Feb 21, 2010

/This is in a prime location in

/This is in a prime location in Sydney within walking distance of the best Asian restaurants in Australia. The facilities were top grade, staff were friendly, and overall I would give 8/10.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
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