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Grand Old Duke Reviews

Some of the latest reviews from TripAdvisor on apartments at The Grand Old Duke.   “Beautiful and convenient accommodation” – “We stayed in the Wellington suite and it was superb. Comfortable bed and beautifully appointed. Location couldn’t be beaten either. Easy walk to Battery Point and Salamanca Square with great restaurants very close by. Highly recommend this…

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The Grand Old Duke’s History

The Grand Old Duke was built in 1856 and was Battery Point’s third hotel. The area already had two pubs at the time – the Prince of Wales (est. 1846) and the Shipwrights Arms (est. 1846) but there was demand for more. The suburb’s population was steadily increasing and there were plenty of thirsty workers…

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