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Sliema, Malta
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a very enjoyable stay at Breakfree on Clarence. Great value for money. Excellent location. Clean and spacious room. Comfortable beds. Friendly staff. Will recommend for sure and return if ever in Sydney again.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location is excellent for this hotel and if, like us, you'd rather spend money on activities and eating out, then staying here makes sense. If you're looking for a romantic spot, well this isn't for you. Despite the small entrance way and lack of foyer, the 24 hour reception staff's helpfulness made up for it. The rooms are small but...

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Road noise, street maintenance and guest movements on the hotel floor was accepted for the environment. What was not acceptable was the state of cleanliness of the bathroom. Cracked hand basin, hair present on the floor. Shower floor was oily and covered in gel/soap scum. Shower base showed evidence of only being wiped with a towel that left smears. For...

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, staff very helpful & family room was great size & clean & tidy, great value, this was a great place for a girls weekend away. Shower was nice & big, beds were comfortable. Quiet spot. Close to everything.

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Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great for an overnight stay, if all you want is a bed to sleep in. Lighting is poor and bathroom was tiny, no light over the shower and shower was full of mould. TV not in a practical spot. My pastime is ready, so no real lighting to lay in bed to do this.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a very expensive youth hostel then you've found it. Staff was friendly but that's where it ends. I found the room to be grotty and claustrophobic and the communal kitchen/dining area right outside made it feel more like a hostel than a hotel.

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Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was reasonable for one night, but it is looking very tired and stained in its appearance. It is in need of a good carpet clean. I found it very difficult to liaise with several reception staff by phone as English as their second language made communication very difficult on multiple occasions. I don't expect to return to this venue.

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Qld
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good place to base yourself, particularly if you aren't planning on being at the hotel much. The room was cramped and small and smelled a bit musty, but at least it was clean and had a nice hot shower.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location was central, however the rooms were extremely rundown and very disappointing to stay. The beds were comfy and towels and sheets were clean. The outside noise was a bit disruptive. Staff were polite.

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Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear CGJD75, Thank you for your review of BreakFree on Clarence. It is unfortunate to hear that our hotel did not meet your expectations. We do have rooms available at the rear of the building, should noise be a concerning factor with guests. This, along with a high floor, can be requested upon booking or check in. Later this year,...

Aberfoyle Park, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very obliging, the staff looked after our suit cases so we could have breakfast down the street before we left. We stayed over night before our cruise the next day, we got in late which was no problem

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Central Business District
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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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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 Maintenance Notice: Urgent telecommunication maintenance works will be carried out by Sydney City Council from 28 March until 11 April 2017. During this time there may be noise disruption from 8pm until 5am. We apologies in advance for any inconvenience. ... 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
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Kitchenette Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: $148 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Don't stay here”
dereck2017, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“avoid the first floor.”
stephennericad, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location to walk around the city andto shop”
stephencA9896PZ, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Select rooms on the top floors”
subarnag2013, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room at the back of the hotel.”
MaryC4505, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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