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88 out of 100

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Eco-certified

Luxury

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Pet-friendly

Crystalbrook Albion

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9.2

Excellent (711 ratings)

Sydney, Australia - 

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700 m World Square Shopping Centre

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1.26 km Sydney Town Hall

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2 km SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Hotel Overview

The Crystalbrook Albion, situated in the vibrant neighborhood of Surry Hills, is a boutique hotel that has captivated the hearts of many visitors. Its unique blend of modern luxury with a touch of historic charm offers an exceptional stay for travelers looking for an intimate and stylish experience.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Location: Nestled in a lively neighborhood, offering easy access to local attractions, dining, and entertainment options.
  2. Friendly Staff: The hotel is renowned for its warm and welcoming staff who provide personalized service.
  3. Unique Decor: Guests love the eclectic and elegant design that combines modern aesthetics with traditional elements.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: The accommodations are praised for their comfort, cleanliness, and attention to detail.
  5. Great Dining Experience: The on-site dining options are celebrated for their quality and ambiance, providing an enjoyable gastronomic experience.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests have mentioned that noise from the surrounding area can be a disturbance, especially during weekends.
  2. Limited Amenities: Compared to larger hotels, the boutique size means fewer amenities are available on-site.
  3. Room Size: A few reviews have noted that some rooms can feel quite small, particularly for guests with a lot of luggage.
  4. Price Point: The uniqueness and quality of the hotel come with a higher price tag, which some guests find a bit steep.
  5. Parking Issues: Due to its urban location, parking can be challenging and sometimes requires using nearby public parking facilities.

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Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Free WiFi

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Room service

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Laundry

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Air conditioning

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RateScore

Total 711 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

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9.0

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9.6

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booking

461 Reviews

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expedia

250 Reviews

9.6 / 10

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 55 times

2% Negative82% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Kelly Clemenger7 months ago
5/5Google icon

This is a very special place to stay in Surry Hills. The location is perfect for starters. The team led by Holly at the Crystalbrook Albion couldn't be more welcoming or helpful. It's like a home away from home. The rooms are very stylish and have everything you need. I absolutely loved this hotel and highly recommend you book your next trip to Sydney staying here. It's a winner!!

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Lucinda Owen5 months ago
5/5Google icon

I have stayed at this Hotel twice and hands down every-time I stay the service just gets better. The team reach out 24hours prior to your stay to see if you need anything to make our stay more comfortable and will do their best to try an have you room earlier. Special mention to the lovely Holly, she made the stay so welcoming and was always nice to see her friendly face throughout the duration of our stay. Location is fantastic you can walk to all Surry Hills cafes, wine bars and restaurants, walk or short Uber to the CBD, short Uber to Paddington, Bondi etc. this is the only place I’ll ever stay whenever we are in Sydney. Thank you to the amazing CrystalBrook Albion team ❤️!

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 35

WiFi Quality

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Idle

10

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80

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Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

World Square Shopping Centre

700 m

Sydney Town Hall

1.26 km

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

2 km

Circular Quay

2.5 km

Sydney Opera House

3 km

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Getting around

Sydney Central Station

560 m

Central Light Rail Station

630 m

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Airports Nearby

Sydney Airport (SYD)

10.5 km

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Restaurants

Reuben Hills

140 m

Goros

280 m

Keg and Brew

210 m

El Loco at Excelsior

210 m

Sydney Brewery

280 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

79 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

53 out of 100

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Sydney safety index

Safety

Crime

88

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

88 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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71

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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93

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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76

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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90

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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100

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Overall Crime index

Low

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34 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

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Mugging or robbery  28/100

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Car theft  23/100

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Car break-ins  31/100

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Home break-ins  30/100

Violent crime severity

Low

33

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Physical attacks  32/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  26/100

Other crime severity

Low

35

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Insult or harassment in public  36/100

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Corruption or bribery  32/100

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Drug problem  46/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $3.1

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Coffee

$2.5 - $5.2

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Beer 0.5L

$3.1 - $7.1

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$9.3 - $30.8

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.5 - $4.9

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.4 - $7.4

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$49.3 - $154.2

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7.4 - $18.5

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.2 - $11.1

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.9 - $3.4

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Public transport, monthly pass

$123.4 - $175.8

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.5

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$12.3 - $43.2

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$27.8 - $98.7

Weather In Sydney

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.58

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27

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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