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Why NSW coronavirus hotel quarantine stays are pot luck for standards – ABC News

It’s a program that’s processed more than 50,000 overseas travellers, and caught nearly 10 per cent of the states’s COVID-19 cases — but those in Sydney’s hotel quarantine are being urged to remember they’re not paying for a regular stay.



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It’s a roll of the dice whether guests in NSW hotel quarantine get million-dollar harbour views or, as claimed this week, dirty bathrooms and cockroaches.
Key points:

  • Mandatory hotel quarantine began on March 29, and a $3000 minimum fee introduced last month
  • The hotel industry says rooms and services are run by the NSW Government, not the venues
  • Travelodge in Surry Hills was last week removed from the quarantine roster after several complaints

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