$122 Avg/night
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Mercure Sydney

4 stars
818-820 George Street, PO Box 7082, Sydney, NS 2000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
32 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
Perfect

Sydney was the perfect trip, couldn't ask for anything better then this. Great hotel, perfect... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Apr 20, 2010
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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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 (32)

Ratings and reviews for Mercure Sydney

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
32 out of 32
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4
Value:
3.7

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
on the road siempre
NYC
Jan 7, 2013

Weekend away

Gym is outdated but functional. Otherwise, everything was great.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
The Yank
Business
Mountain View, CA
May 17, 2010

Meh

This hotel was great, for me. There were some problems that might bother others, though. Notably, the bathroom towels did not seem to be collected daily, and services that are usually complementary were charged to my room: breakfast and internet access.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Harbor Bridge Climb

Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Cassandra Lyn
Wichita, Kansas
May 15, 2012

Anniversary Getaway

We really enjoyed our stay at the Mercure. We arrived super early and were given the option to upgrade for $20 a night for a room with a view. We thought it was worth it as the view was beautiful and even better we were able to check in at 7:30 am rather than having to wait until 2pm. That was great after our long flight! The room was comfortable and the hotel was in walking distance to the central train station which goes anywhere you need to go. There was also a little breakfast place out back that was great! The staff were friendly and helpful as well. The restaurant was not very impressive and while the bar had a pizza night with specials when we went for a later night snack at 9pm they were sold out. Overall we had a great visit and would highly recommend this hotel to other travelers.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
on the road siempre
NYC
Jan 7, 2013

Weekend away

Gym is outdated but functional. Otherwise, everything was great.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
aronf
San Diego, CA, USA
Nov 24, 2012

Nice place!

Located right at the Central Station stop, it was convenient to access the entire city (not to mention the airport). The room was very nice and they have a pillow menu that made our sleep more comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There are a couple of really good coffee places right down the street (Gloria Jean's is one and the other is right next to it) for breakfast... much cheaper than the hotel restaurant.

Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BrittMarie
Business
Seattle, WA
Feb 16, 2008

Beautiful pool views

Mercure Sydney was a special hotel not because of the location, which is alright but not stellar, and certainly not because of ease of access (it took 3 times around the block to finally find the entrance to the hotel). The room was average, though it could have been cleaner. The bed was comfortable and it's always nice to have a fridge and real glasses as well as tea/coffee maker in the room. The pool and exercise area are fantastic, if only for the views. The area is on top of the hotel, completely enclosed with big window and, especially the viewing area around the end of the pool, was not too brightly lit allowing for wonderful night (and day) views of the city. Always a nice touch in any hotel :) The fact that the area is open 24 hours is an additional plus!

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Just a quick note, dining possibilities nearby drop dramatically after 7pm. We were stuck eating fast food as most of the other restaurants were closed. However, for those willing to walk a bit further the possibilities are seemingly endless.

Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tinker1702
Port Macquarie NSW 2444, Australia
Aug 15, 2011

Good location within heart of Sydney

Hotel was just great and staff were very helpful and eager to please

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

have breakfast at the "Gungho" cafe just around the corner from the hotel as it was cheap for a big breakfast and staff were perfect - yum!

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

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Jessup, PA
Apr 20, 2010

Perfect

Sydney was the perfect trip, couldn't ask for anything better then this. Great hotel, perfect service, awesome location, I loved it very much.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

do as much as you can!

Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
siuju
Vancouver, BC
Jan 18, 2010

great overall

Experience a few glitches during check-in as the hotel doesn't have the record of what type of room I booked. I've booked a deluxe room but they end up give me regular room which I have to go down to reception and change it. Thanks for the "team lead" who dealt with me and she changed it to a huge room which consists of 2 double beds and 360 degrees of view. Excellent value. The worst part is internet access which there is no free internet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Very short walk to central station that can get you to anywhere. A bit longer walk to free shuttle. Good distance to chinatown. Beware of one way drive in downtown as this hotel is at the corner of 2 roads.

Review of Mercure Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
siuju
Vancouver, BC
Jan 18, 2010

great overall

Experience a few glitches during check-in as the hotel doesn't have the record of what type of room I booked. I've booked a deluxe room but they end up give me regular room which I have to go down to reception and change it. Thanks for the "team lead" who dealt with me and she changed it to a huge room which consists of 2 double beds and 360 degrees of view. Excellent value. The worst part is internet access which there is no free internet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Very short walk to central station that can get you to anywhere. A bit longer walk to free shuttle. Good distance to chinatown. Beware of one way drive in downtown as this hotel is at the corner of 2 roads.

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