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Vulcan Hotel Sydney

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Superior Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing

Overview of Vulcan Hotel Sydney

Vulcan Hotel Sydney

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near University of Sydney
8.6 out of 10 Fabulous
8.6/10 Fabulous

1,000 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Air conditioning
500 Wattle Street, Ultimo, NSW, NSW2007
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Self parking
  • Room service
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Reception fireplace
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Ultimo
  • University of Sydney - 11 min walk
  • Capitol Theatre - 12 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 13 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 19 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 19 min walk
  • Star Casino - 22 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 24 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 25 min walk
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal - 41 min walk
  • Circular Quay - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 23 min drive
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 10 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 14 min walk
  • Sydney Redfern Station - 16 min walk
  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 9 min walk
  • Exhibition Light Rail Station - 11 min walk
  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 11 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Jones Street Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Lotus Story - 4 min walk
  • Malacca Straits - 5 min walk
  • Cafe Kappuccino - 4 min walk
  • Dumpling & Noodle House - 2 min walk

About this property

Vulcan Hotel Sydney

Putting you a short five-minute drive from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Star Casino, Vulcan Hotel Sydney offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for AUD 16.00 per person. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. This upmarket hotel is also within a short drive of Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station is 9 minutes and Exhibition Light Rail Station is 11 minutes.


English, Filipino, French, Spanish, Urdu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 46 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Sunday - Wednesday (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) and Thursday - Saturday (8:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (AUD 25.00 per day)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • Off-site parking within 1640 ft (AUD 25.00 per day), from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM; discounts available


  • Airport shuttle from 5:30 AM to 8 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking area (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

Working away

  • Business centre


  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Television in common areas


  • Lift

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AUD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 16.00 per person
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 30 per night
  • Airport shuttle service for children between the ages of 3 and 9 costs AUD 10.00


  • Self-parking costs AUD 25.00 per day
  • Parking is available nearby and costs AUD 25.00 per day (1640 ft away; open 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM)
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Hotel Vulcan
Vulcan Sydney Ultimo
Vulcan Hotel Ultimo
Vulcan Ultimo
Vulcan Hotel Sydney Hotel
Vulcan Hotel Sydney Ultimo
Vulcan Hotel Sydney Hotel Ultimo

Frequently asked questions

Does Vulcan Hotel Sydney offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Vulcan Hotel Sydney does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Vulcan Hotel Sydney?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Vulcan Hotel Sydney?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Vulcan Hotel Sydney?
Yes. Self-parking costs AUD 25.00 per day.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Vulcan Hotel Sydney?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 5:30 AM to 8 PM on request. The charge is AUD 16.00 per person.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Vulcan Hotel Sydney?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Vulcan Hotel Sydney?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (3-min drive) is nearby.
Are there restaurants at or near Vulcan Hotel Sydney?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around Vulcan Hotel Sydney like?
Vulcan Hotel Sydney is a short 9-minute walk from Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station and 11 minutes' walk from University of Sydney. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Good service and friendly staff.
Sean, 5-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

KUOK WAI, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Patricio, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Roland, 10-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great service and the room was nice and clean and was definitely worth every cent paid
Calia, 1-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Breakfast was adequate but supply of food was constraint at 8am when needed to get going for the day.
Boyd, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We thought the accommodation was good value for money, it was close to where we needed to be and was a pleasant and comfortable place to stay. We would definitely stay there again.
Leanne, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Lingling, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Walking distance from Central, plenty of shops and dining options nearby. Convenient to get to Allianz Stadium, staff are very friendly and helpful
Brenda, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Friendly, helpful staff, disappointing size of room, alot smaller then expected!
Stephanie, 1-night trip
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