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The Russell Boutique Hotel

The Russell Hotel 143A George St The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
Update from hotel: This property has indicated that they are taking safety precautions against COVID-19 and is temporarily closed until 01/03/2022.Read more
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#25 of 207 hotels in Sydney
Travelers' Choice
The Russell Hotel with just 30 delightfully different rooms is perfectly located for the Sydney visitor seeking a convenient and characterful base from which to explore this exciting city. Sydney is literally on your doorstep at the Russell with Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour and the Museum of Contemporary Art just across the road. The Russell Hotel is a gorgeous bed and breakfast hotel known for its superb location and charm. No two guest rooms are identical at The Russell Hotel. The Russell Hotel offers a variety of ensuite rooms and very affordable rooms with shared bathroom. The largest rooms overlook George Street whilst guests in search of tranquility might prefer one of the courtyard rooms or one above Nurses Walk. Continental Breakfast and Wifi is included in the room rate.
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Full view
Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Game room
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Rooftop terrace
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Bicycle tours
Evening entertainment
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
ATM on site
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken


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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
342Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
98Attractionswithin 0.5 km
1,320Reviews23Q+A100Room tips
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Heidi M wrote a review Mar 2021
Sydney, Australia164 contributions40 helpful votes
This is our third visit to The Russell Hotel and our first choice when we are staying in The Rocks. Perfect location for our St Patrick's Day Celebrations and perfect location in general. A few minutes walk from Circular Quay station and walking distance to all locations around The Rocks. Pub downstairs has nice meals. Rooms are clean with comfortable beds. Hosts are lovely and friendly and make you feel very welcome. Easy check in/check out. We will be back :)
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Date of stay: March 2021
Room Tip: If offered an upgrade for a few $ extra take it :)
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Quest434738 wrote a review Mar 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
This has become our 'go to' place when we stay in the city. Its got a warm and comfortable feel throughout the whole place and Gary at the front desk is best! No 90's furnishing here, just quaint sophistication plus windows you can open!!
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Petar S wrote a review Mar 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Perfect spot in Circular Quay. Great vibes and hotel has an amazing atmosphere. Staff member at front desk was super lovely and welcoming. Nice find. Recommend book direct and you might get some perks and cheap parking!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Justine_Aku wrote a review Mar 2021
1 contribution
The hotel was quite nice, staff friendly, but the room was not great. Comfortable but the bathroom was not ideal and made no sense in its set up. No coffee...had to plug a kettle in on the floor as it was not a decent facility set up on a table or area in the room. Breakfast was horrible. Wouldn't rush back ...was a one off stay for us.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Gimhani Wickramasinghe wrote a review Mar 2021
Sydney, Australia23 contributions5 helpful votes
I was looked after extremely well by the staff of The Russell Hotel. Thank you for your hospitality. Beautiful decor and comfy beds. Delicious food at the pub downstairs too. Fresh flowers in the bedroom which was a lovely touch. Loved the little chocolates left for me. Thank you again.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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US$107 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Russell Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Russell Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include ATTY Gallery (0.2 km), Sydney Pub Tours (0.4 km), and Dave's Pub Walks (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Russell Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Russell Boutique Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Russell Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Russell Boutique Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Russell Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bulletin Place, William Blue Dining, and Dare cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to The Russell Boutique Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Chinese Garden of Friendship (1.9 km), State Theatre (1.2 km), and St. Mary's Cathedral (1.2 km).
Does The Russell Boutique Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.