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Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location in busy city. Clean but noisy rooms. Friendly reception. Left a phone charger in room but it had mysteriously gone when I went back a few hours after check-out. This was a little disappointing.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was very comfortable, the facilities in the room were great, I found the reception staff to be helpful and accommodating, I am more than happy to return to Break Free on Clarence when I'm next in Sydney.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We struggled to find somewhere central that wasn't going to cost the earth in Sydney CBD for a quick three night visit. If you're wanting somewhere clean and good value for money with a great location we found this hotel ideal for us. Staff were very helpful & friendly. Not for you if you want all the bells & whistles.... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The carpet was so stained we didn't want to touch it. Room had a horrible smell, which they tried to cover with a fragrance dispenser. Unfortunately it didn't really work and was located right near the beds so you'd get a taste of it when it frequently went off. The bathroom was updated and clean, just not the bedroom part.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location for 3 day stay. Staff were friendly and helpful. Room clean, tidy and comfortable. I would have no hesitation in recommending the hotel, or returning for a third visit. I'd request a room not facing Clarence Street, it was noisy because of road works.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic location to Darling Harbour, central city and Queen Victoria Building (highly recommend). Room clean and tidy and enough room for three. Only complaint was the air con in room wasnt fantastic, either too cold or when you turned if off too hot, and blew in the direction of you sleeping.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and tidy. The hotel was centrally located and easy working distance to central Sydney. Very convenient to all amenities and the train. But if I had a choice, I would prefer to have a room with a window.

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Medina, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Handy to cruise depot Can get around Sydney very easily from this site. Desk people were some of the most friendliest we have met. Helped us get taxi and set up airport transfer. Followed up when did not show on time.

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Orange, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

facility reasonably comfort6able and clean. A foul odour was evident from near the elevator. Slight delay finalising account and getting receipts but overall reasonably satisfied with the accommodation

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Katoomba
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, friendly Staff, clean and tidy, maybe just an iron would have come handy, and maybe softer pillows, but other than that I really can't complain, they had exactly what we needed for a short stay.

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The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Positioned in the heart of the Sydney CBD, BreakFree on Clarence provides travellers with a choice of room types which are great for singles, families and couples, including the Single Standard room, Queen Room, Twin Room, Family Suite Family, and Premium Room. Rooms are air-conditioned providing comfort during the warmer and cooler months, and Wi-Fi (fee applies) offers travellers the opportunity to catch up on business or connect with loved ones while on holiday. Planning a lot of activities while in Sydney? The city is bursting with lots of excursions; you'll find the locality of this city hotel offers all that you need, with public transport including trains and buses at the hotel entrance, along with a horde of shops, cafes and restaurants. From this well-appointed accommodation you can walk to many of Sydney's best attractions including Westfield Shopping Centre, the Art Gallery of NSW, Darling Harbour, Sydney Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera house and Circular Quay where the ferries depart to Taronga Zoo, DFO shopping outlet and Manly. Location Features: • Sydney Airport 8.4Km drive • Town Hall Train Station 500m walk • Capitol Theatre 1.3Km walk • Chinatown 1.5Km walk • Paddy's Markets 1.3Km walk • Sydney Entertainment Centre 1.2Km walk • Darling Harbour 1.1Km walk • Circular Quay 1.3Km walk • The Sydney Opera House 2km • Sydney Botanic Gardens 1.6Km • The Rocks 1.3Km • Sydney Aquarium 350m walk ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree on Clarence

Address: Shorter House 193-195 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly City Hotel)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: $163 - $490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Select rooms on the top floors”
 of 5 bubbles subarnag2013, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room at the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryC4505, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dont go to top floors if you require WIFI.”
 of 5 bubbles DaraghC479, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“find another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles SnSOz, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Can be noisy in the rooms on the Clarence Street side.”
 of 5 bubbles rolandg998, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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