Hotel Challis Potts Point offers elegant and affordable boutique hotel accommodations right in the heart of vibrant Potts Point Village.

In a stunning heritage building, Hotel Challis has a variety of beautifully styled rooms, from Deluxe Double, Queen and King Rooms through to premium balcony rooms overlooking gorgeous Challis Avenue or Sydney Harbor. Well-appointed with premium linen and luxurious Salus botanical amenities, they comfortably host up to 2 guests.

The hotel building was originally part of the 19th century Estate owned John Henry Challis (1806-1880), which along with the avenue, took his name. An Englishman and self-made philanthropist, John Henry Challis was a major benefactor of the expansion of Sydney University’s Arts, Sciences and Medicine faculties.

Catering for solo travelers, couples and corporate guests, this boutique hotel is perfect for both short visits and longer stays. Plus, there are rewards and discounts for loyalty members.

As a valued LOCAY partner, Hotel Challis promises the same high standard of service found at all of LOCAY’s award-winning boutique accommodations properties.

We welcome short and long-term guests, as well group and conference accommodations arrangements. Speak to our friendly Guest Services team - onsite daily, to find out more.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Challis Potts Point has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 19, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Italian, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American, Breakfast to go


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Max adults: 2
Queen Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
King Room
  • 1 king bed
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Queen Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Twin Room
  • 2 twin beds
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4 reasons to choose Hotel Challis Potts Point

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Lady Martins Beach

    Lady Martins Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Athol Beach

    Athol Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Potts Point
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  • Woolloomooloo Wharf
    0.3 miles
  • Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross
    0.3 miles
  • Kings Cross
    0.3 miles
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
    0.4 miles
  • The Domain
    0.5 miles
  • Griffin Theatre Company
    0.5 miles
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens
    0.6 miles
  • Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
    0.6 miles
  • D'Albora Marinas Rushcutters Bay
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar La Bomba
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  • Restaurant Fratelli Paradiso
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  • Restaurant Bistro 816
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  • Restaurant Cho Cho San
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  • Cafe/Bar Zinc Cafe
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Gypsy Espresso
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Circular Quay
    1 miles
  • Sydney Opera House
    1 miles
  • Harbour Bridge
    1.4 miles
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
    1.5 miles
  • Strathfield Private Hospital
    7.3 miles
  • Bicentennial Park
    8.5 miles
  • Sydney Showground
    9.1 miles
  • ANZ Stadium
    9.4 miles
  • Qudos Bank Arena
    9.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Bondi Beach
    5 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lady Martins Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Athol Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Sirius Cove
    2.2 miles
  • Rose Bay Beach
    2.4 miles
  • Milk Beach
    2.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    5.4 miles
  • Illawarra Regional Airport
    53.9 miles
How to get to Hotel Challis Potts Point from Kingsford Smith Airport
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Amenities of Hotel Challis Potts Point
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 30 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel Challis Potts Point takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 30 per stay

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that there is a 1,5% charge when you pay with a credit card or debit card.

Please note that you must present a valid credit card and photo ID upon arrival.
Both the credit card and photo ID must match the name of the person on the booking confirmation.

Please note that for guests booking 3 or more rooms, guests will need to sign the properties Terms of Stay. The property will contact you after booking.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Hotel Challis Potts Point of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Hotel Challis Potts Point

  • The prices at Hotel Challis Potts Point may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel Challis Potts Point offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Check-in at Hotel Challis Potts Point is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Hotel Challis Potts Point include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at Hotel Challis Potts Point can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 2.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Challis Potts Point by:

    • Car 20min
    • Train 35min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Challis Potts Point (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

  • Hotel Challis Potts Point is 0.9 miles from the center of Sydney.