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Rydges Camperdown

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Very comfortable room, quite spacious as well. Very comfortable beds, nice shower and being able to park your car on the premises is handy, especially as you can keep your car there until 6pm on your check out day! Able to walk to your medical appointments is great.

Close to King Street, Newtown. Lots of restaurants along King Street. Easy access to town along Parramatta Road, via bus. The hotel is clean and starting to look a little dated. The elevators need adjustment as they don't match the level of the floors. One woman fell over the lip and hurt her knees in the fall. Good breakfasts as well.

There are only a few things I need when I'm travelling on business: a clean bathroom, an iron that works and a decent bed. This hotel managed to fail on all three of these. The bathroom was disgusting. There was mould, balls of hair from previous guests, the walls and tiles were cracked and peeling, the mirror was falling apart. Part of the iron was missing and it leaked rust on one of my shirts. The bed, arguably the best part of the room, was blessedly average. The room as a whole was incredibly dated, with no convenient light switches and not enough power points. The aircon only blew hot air into an already too hot room (luckily, the window opened, letting in cool air and the soothing sounds of Sydney traffic and screaming drunks). Everything smelled like cheap air freshener and cigarettes. All in all, truly disgusting. The only upside was the restaurant - the breakfast buffet was pretty standard, but dinner at the restaurant was actually enjoyable. It's the only reason this hotel doesn't get a 1/5. If you have any other options, do not stay here.

In a great location. 50 metres to bus stop to go into Central station in 10 minutes. Choice of eating places close by. Friendly staff and good buffet breakfast. Decor a little tired but was clean and comfortable. Room was quite spacious and quiet.

Stayed one night with my mum, we were here to visit RPA so needed something close, paid $199 plus $25 for parking which was pretty steep, considering the state of the room. Very outdated and kind of "scruffy". Bathroom had chipped mirrors and doors, mould in the bath and tiles, hair and dust on the vanity, didn't feel special to stay there at all, considering we could have got a 5 star room at the same price. Walls were paper thin as well, we could hear the neighbours TV until all hours. Hallway was noisy too with people coming and going. Beds were comfy but we were disappointed really.

I stayed at this hotel for one night late last year. It is well located for people visiting RPA Hospital or the University of Sydney. Aside from that, there was not a lot to recommend it. The decor was very 1980s, there was quite a bit of noise from the corridor, and the ordered room service breakfast did not arrive. Comfortable enough, but overpriced for what it is.

Having read some of the reviews on this site, I was expecting the worst. However, the place is not too bad. Admittedly, it is quite old and in need of an update. But if you can look past the tired interior, it is a basic, clean, well run establishment. Not flashy but functional. Would improve with a good refurb. I slept well on the one night I was there.

Stayed two nights. This is our usual stop. RPA close and as we need to go to st Vincent's transport is at the door. Camperdown pub close for dinner as well as Italian and fast food. Iron cafe great for breakfast and lunch. Rooms are dated but staff helpful and friendly. Pay for parking is a bugger.

The room rate for the hotel is very cheap according to Sydney standards. For your money you get a very basic tired and outdated room. The pictures of the hotel on the hotel's website are a bit deceiving. The traffic noise from nearby Parramatta Road is overwhelming. The staff were friendly and the Danish pastries at breakfast were exceptional. If you can afford a better hotel, I would strongly recommend giving this hotel a miss.

The hotel is in need of some TLC but the staff were happy and helpful. The lifts are a but hit and miss but get to the floor required eventually, the detour was exciting anyway. We stayed on a weekend and the restaurant doesn't do dinner on weekends, only breakfast. Also the bar is shut weekends. However if you walk about 150 metres uphill you will find a pub that serves cold beer and nice pub grub even though it is the weekend. The age of the hotel is reflected in the room cost, which was reasonable for Sydney and the beds and pillows were just fine. The room was large and it had a fridge too. Very nice coffee at breakfast was a plus.

9 Missenden Road Camperdown NSW

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to University of Sydney
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Located in Inner West within a short walk of University of Sydney, Rydges Camperdown is within a mile (2 km) of Glebe Markets. This 144-room, 3.5-star hotel has a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are also nearby.


Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.


Rydges Camperdown's 144 rooms are air-conditioned and provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and 42-inch LCD TVs. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests staying at Rydges Camperdown enjoy an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, self parking is AUD 25 per night, or you can take advantage of the shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available 24 hours) for AUD 25 per person. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include 3 meeting rooms, conference space, and express check-out.

Room options

Superior Twin Room

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Superior Queen City View

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Twin Room, City View

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Family Room

Queen 1 | Sleeps 4

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

33% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 539 reviews