$120 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 24, 2014 Check-out: Aug 26, 2014

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
Deluxe Room 1 King Bed. 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
Superior Room 1 Queen Bed. 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
Standard Room 2 Double Beds. 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
Privilege Room 1 Queen Bed. 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. 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. Accommodate

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

4
5.01.0
Jo Nurse
Central Coast, CA
Nov 21, 2009

Fabulous Hotel

The only thing we didn't like about this hotel was the location. It was a pretty far walk to the harbours. But there were plenty of coffee shops and restaurants nearby. Bus stations and train stations were right outside the hotel. The service was fabulous and the concierges were very helpful with airport shuttles, tours, and restaurants.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

El Bulli, spanish tapas restaurant. Was recommended by the concierge. FABULOUS meal!!!! And very tasty sangria :-)

Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Nov 19, 2009

The service is excellent, the

The service is excellent, the facilities and location are excellent, the rooms are a decent size, food was very good and love the big screen tv. Will definitely stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
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
Nov 17, 2009

Overall, the hotel was very good.The

Overall, the hotel was very good.The room was quite big.Personally, i prefer to stay in this hotel if i need to do some shoping. because this hotel include many useful things such as massage,swimming pool and fitness room after the long day of shopping.and of course the hotel location was very attractive.Train station,Busses and Taxi or just walk on Gorge st the most famous st in SYD.

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

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
John
Not Provided
Nov 16, 2009

This hotel could have been ok

This hotel could have been ok but it wasn't. The television didn't work on arrival and no one came to fix it until I went and fronted the the front desk manager. Then the hot water kettle didn't work but no one came to fix/ replace that either until I blew my cool at about 10pm - even then they sent some bloke who didn't even have a replacement - as if i were making the complaint up. They pretend to be a bit "up market" but really they are pretenders. A 3star place at best.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Greg
Not Provided
Nov 13, 2009

A fantastic location only a couple

A fantastic location only a couple of minutes walk from the train station. Hotel was very clean and facilities were good. I also got a complementary upgrade and as I arrived early morning I asked if I could drop my bags off to save lugging them around Sydney. Instead of dropping the bags off I was allowed to check in early as the room was ready there and then.

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

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Nov 11, 2009

Stayed overnight. Very close to

Stayed overnight. Very close to Central Station which has a train connection to Airport. Staff extremely helpful and an issue experienced with the room keycard was handled extremely well and very quickly. Room service was quick and the meal was good quality. Staff were very good and helpful. Check In/Out was a breeze and the room was confortable.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Valerie
Not Provided
Nov 3, 2009

Good overall accommodation in

Good overall accommodation in a handy location in Sydney.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
KIM
Not Provided
Nov 1, 2009

Concierge service was excellent,

Concierge service was excellent, central location and clean rooms. Would stay there again.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Rozlynn
Not Provided
Oct 29, 2009

An excellent hotel, good location,

An excellent hotel, good location, close to all public transport and taxis. Easy walk to most areas. Not on the harbour but within easy distance. The best thing was comfortable bed, good sized room, internet in the room worked, cheap fast food close buy as well as excellent avoidable food on site AND the HUGE bath towels (bath sheets) provided.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
John
Not Provided
Oct 29, 2009

A very good choice for its position,

A very good choice for its position, value, & rating.

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