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Lord Wolseley

265 Bulwara Road, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

76%Rating

  • 76%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

Property Information:

Free Hi speed WiFi in every room

Built in 1881, the Lord Wolseley Hotel has changed little from its origins. It is a community institution of Ultimo, with an incredibly social bar, where locals from all walks of life and old friends meet for a few beers. This hotel truly represents Australian culture.

We are conveniently located next to Chinatown and Central Station (Sydney’s main train station) in a quiet and leafy part of historic Ultimo. Darling Harbour is a 5 minute walk away and colourful Glebe, with its markets and cafes’ is a ten minute stroll.

Also nearby are Surry Hills and Newtown; famous for nightlife, and cafes and restaurants. Sydney locals tend not go to the city CBD, where most of the hostels are - unless it's to work or shop. Once you have seen the major attractions our staff can give you local advice that isn't in the guide books.

The Lord Wolseley Hotel is also one of the oldest pubs in Sydney and certainly one of the untouched, which has always been open and serving non-stop since 1881. This hotel will appeal to people with an interest in old historic pubs and appreciate a simple, clean but spacious room in a building that is over 130 years old.

There are six shared bathrooms for only seven rooms without ensuites, meaning you’ll never have to wait for a shower.

We want guests to be aware that while we do have a kitchen for guests, it is basic (with one stove/oven) and therefore our hotel is better suited for travelers who intend to eat out mainly. Chinatown is a few minutes walk away and offers very inexpensive restaurants. There are also free public BBQ facilities in a cliff-top park 100 metres away.

Our restaurant serves affordable and delicious meals for lunch and dinner 6 days a week. Our ground floor public bar closes at midnight at the latest and is open 7 days. We also have some of Australia’s best blues musicians play live in the bar every Saturday night between 8:30 and 10:30.

Reception Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:30am - Midnight.
Saturday 11:30am - Midnight:
Sunday: 11.30pm - 10pm. 

To be eligible to stay in a dorm; you must be under the age of 40, unless you are a visitor from overseas. Note, when booking out all the beds in an entire dorm this rule is irrelevant.

Please note that outside of peak hour we are about $30 taxi from the airport.

Both airport shuttle buses and the train from the airport cost $15 per person, so it is not cost-effective to use these services unless you are travelling alone.

Please be aware that because our reception closes at midnight (and 10pm on Sundays), if your flight lands within 1.5 hours of reception closing, you should definitely catch a taxi, as it will be cheaper than arranging a late check-in if you are late.

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  • Latest Review

    Correct prices! Slept like a queen since the beds were really good. Not the place where you go and make a lot of new friends but to get a good night sleep!
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      Anonymous, Belgium, Female, 18-24

Facilities

  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine


Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Things to Note

Check out is at 10am. Guests late in checking out may result in 1 night accommodation being charged to the credit card details supplied above. Cancellation must be received 24 hours prior to the scheduled check in time (12pm, AEST). Should notice of cancellation not be received within the above time period, 1 night accommodation (based on quoted room rate) will be charged to the credit card details supplied above.





Lord Wolseley Located at 265 Bulwara Road, Ultimo, Sydney.
Lord Wolseley
Australia
Sydney New South Wales NSW 2007 265 Bulwara Road, Ultimo
76% 540
-33.8767401 151.1968517
Lord Wolseley
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