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89 out of 100

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Capella Sydney

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9.7

Excellent (300 ratings)

Sydney, Australia - 

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420 m Circular Quay

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630 m Overseas Passenger Terminal

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840 m Sydney Opera House

Hotel Overview

Capella Sydney is widely celebrated for its blend of luxury and cultural immersion. Set in an iconic location, this hotel offers an unparalleled experience, closely reflecting the indigenous heritage and maritime history of its surroundings. Drawing from a multitude of guest reviews, Capella Sydney impresses with its exceptional service, refined elegance, and unique amenities, which contribute to its reputation as a destination of choice for discerning travelers.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Exceptional Service: Guests frequently commend the attentive and personalized service they receive.
  2. Luxurious Accommodations: The hotel's rooms and suites are praised for their comfort, design, and high-end amenities.
  3. Unique Cultural Experiences: Offers exclusive access to local culture and history, providing an enriched stay.
  4. Prime Location: Situated in a captivating area, making it convenient for exploring major attractions.
  5. World-Class Dining: Features acclaimed restaurants with diverse and exquisite menus.
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Area for improvement

  1. Pricing: Some guests find the hotel quite expensive.
  2. Limited Availability: High demand can make it difficult to secure a reservation during peak times.
  3. Complex Navigation: First-time visitors sometimes mention challenges navigating the expansive hotel.
  4. Personal Preferences: A few guests have noted that the modern decor is not to their taste.
  5. Occasional Noise: Reports of noise disturbance from either construction or events happening nearby.

Amenities

Babysitting

Babysitting

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast included

Pool

Spa

Free WiFi

Parking available

Parking available

Restaurant

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RateScore

Total 300 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.7

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9.8

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booking

253 Reviews

9.7 / 10

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expedia

47 Reviews

9.8 / 10

Reviews

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

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Bar was mentioned 9 times

22% Negative56% Positive

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Bad_Seed43 months ago

Just a one night stay this week but a delightful stay. Everything about this place is top notch and because its such a new fit-out, everything is still shiny and in very good condition. ||The building is absolutely gorgeous and very sympathetically reconditioned from its heritage outside (almost too discretely, the signage is very muted!). Emily, who checked us in, walked us to our room as well, her service was terrific. We should have taken up her offer to explain the lights to us (more about that in a moment).||The room is absolutely beautiful -very high quality art, linen and toiletries. The bed was huge and very comfortable and the room was very quiet (although I think the hotel was also not busy). We had a small cake included which was delicious and non-alcoholic drinks are also included as is breakfast (which was delicious although pretty standard for a hotel of this type) and an evening cocktail hour. Its a high room rate however everything feels very good quality. ||The pool was lovely, didn't use the gym, it did look good. The only slight issues- not deal breakers but just to mention - I always want a toilet brush in the loo - and so I always mention it in a review when there isn't one. When I share a room with my other half, I don't want to leave the toilet in a unpleasant condition for the other person.||And the tech for the lights is very fancy -almost more than it needs to be -a low level light came on at 3am when I wandered into the toilet but then I couldn't work out if it would turn off on its own or if I needed to turn it off myself and then I was worried if I hit a switch, I would flood the room with full on light -I should have taken up the offer of the light tutorial! And parking is very expensive -even by Sydney standards - $120!||However, overall, while the high room rate means that this is not an everyday event (at least for me), I certainly enjoyed my one night stay and would be happy to stay here again and will be asking for this for a gift in the future

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Anthony F3 months ago

Wow - what a great stay! Three night here with the kids and highly impressed. The design team has done a phenomenal job on restoring a beautiful building into a spectacular hotel. The décor is superb...sophisticated , elegant yet casual and welcoming without at all being stuffy. Arrival was swift and our bags taken. The room itself was just lovely and so beautifully thought out. Spacious, high ceilings, wonderful bed & bedding, fantastic bathroom and comfy sofa. What surprised me most was how child-friendly the hotel was...kids biscuits on arrival, kids menus, kid sized robes etc. Food was high quality at breakfast and dinner at the Brasserie was excellent. Great pool area and the Lounge was a great place to sit and relax too. This might be my new favourite Sydney Hotel. It's only real rival is the Park Hyatt where I have stayed several times whose location cannot be beaten, but the service here was better.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 192

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Number of floors 11

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1930

WiFi Quality

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Idle

10

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111

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92

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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4K online movies

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Circular Quay

420 m

Overseas Passenger Terminal

630 m

Sydney Opera House

840 m

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1.05 km

Sydney Harbour Bridge

1.12 km

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Getting around

Sydney Circular Quay Station

210 m

Martin Place Station

490 m

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Airports Nearby

Sydney Airport (SYD)

10.5 km

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Restaurants

Customs House Bar

140 m

Bar Luca

210 m

Restaurant Hubert

210 m

Mary's Underground

140 m

Grana

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

79 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

53 out of 100

Risky

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Safety

Crime

89

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

89 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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77

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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90

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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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91

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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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99

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

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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Precipitation In Sydney

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.58

PM1017

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

No pets

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