Bondi Bronte is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report.
Getting There: The easiest city to get to from the airport is Sydney. I took the train from the airport to Town Hall station. The hotel is walking distance from there.
Good Morning Explorist
That was the way I was greeted upon checking in. I also was asked what my breakfast plans were for the next day. Oh to be Globalist again (see That’s Me in the Corner Losing My Globalist Status).
As an Explorist, I was upgraded to a harbor view. That’s a nice gesture for this otherwise nonsense status.
This hotel is in need of major upgrades. It is really dated and does not live up to the Hyatt Regency name. The room was standard and the TV was prehistoric.
After Bondi, I went to take the obligatory photo of the Opera House at Circular Quay. For those looking to walk from there to Darling Harbour where the Hyatt is, realize that it is no short trek. But it is a nice walk.
Sorry, no status and saving my club dates for other hotels.
Sorry, no status.
I wouldn’t stay here if I were looking for Regency quality. I would stay here because the room was only $112*. Obviously, if I had the choice/points, I would go back to the Park Hyatt Sydney (see The Park Hyatt Sydney and the Case of the Missing Koala).
*In retrospect, $112 is too much when there are many non-brand options that are much cheaper. Also, if you’re gone for three weeks, $100/night rooms start to add up.