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Mary Mackillop Place

9 Mount St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 9954 9688
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Lovely but wheelchair access is a tad difficult

Rooms are nice and it's lovely and quiet. Quite difficult if you're travelling alone in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kerrie B
via mobile
Avoid Room # 9

This establishment offers a calm, peaceful environment right in the middle of the North Sydney... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Guy S
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Mary MacKillop Place, in Mount Street North Sydney, Australia is a place unlike any other. This beautiful tranquil haven is where the tomb of the iconic Australian and first Saint Mary MacKillop is located. It is a historical ‘must see’ destination that gives you an insight into where this extraordinary woman lived and spent the final years of her life. This unique destination incorporates a spiritual site, café/gift shop, museum, beautiful garden and historic Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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9 Mount St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 9954 9688
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are nice and it's lovely and quiet. Quite difficult if you're travelling alone in a wheelchair as navigating grounds is hard going to say the least. Not sure anything can be done to address the issue due to layout. Pleasant and helpful staff. Excellent...More

Thank Kerrie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This establishment offers a calm, peaceful environment right in the middle of the North Sydney Central Business District. The location, so close to the train station, is exceptional and the included breakfast is a bonus. However, refuse to stay in Room 9. It is located...More

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this afternoon to see my local museum. I have lived in the area for 27 years and this was my first visit. I know a staffer, yet not being Catholic, I wasn't drawn to the museum, until today. My entry to the museum was...More

Thank MWandAW
Patrick M, General Manager at Mary Mackillop Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this very thorough review. These review only reinforce our will to ensure that Mary Mackillop story and what she stood for is spread and kept alive. Great to see a local visiting the museum to often we do not know...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on a Sat night. We checked in at about 3pm and checked out the room and facilities. We were happy with our room. It was a lovely quiet oasis in North Sydney and well located. We walked to Lunar Park and it...More

Thank Larapintara
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I love visiting churches and saintly shrines. But I did not feel very edified when visiting this place, unfortunately. The layout of the place is rather "cold", and the narrow passageways here and there do not make the place feel peaceful nor free. Visited the...More

1  Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Mine was a last minute two nights stay for a single room with shared bathroom. This was my first time at Mary Macs. and as soon as I walked in, I just knew it was going to be a pleasant stay. It was clean, neat,...More

1  Thank Aruni-writes K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I booked an overnight stay at the accommodation - not realising there was so much more to the place. Unfortunately I did not get time to explore it fully. The accommodation is very safe, clean, comfortable with a lovely peaceful garden which is an oasis...More

1  Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Mary McKillop Museum is a must do!! What an amazing woman she was. Accommodation also available here. Large rooms with everything you need. Walking distance from North Sydney Train station (up hill though). Great place to hold a conference/meeting. Catering was amazing. Take time to...More

3  Thank FabFiveTasmania
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My wife and I visited the chapel where Mary Mackillop is laid to rest a really humbling experience the sisters have maintained the chapel and all that is surrounding to an excellent standard. Such dedication and history and enjoyable. I would recommend a visit to...More

2  Thank David H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Did stay for 8 nights. Booked simply based on price, undercut every place in Sydney I could find by a significant margin. Within walking distance of North Sydney rail station (around 5 mins). The room is small but very clean, the staff are friendly and...More

3  Thank cs233
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David C
6 October 2015|
Response from Patrick M | Property representative |
Yes there is limited parking for guest staying in, it is free no reserve spot first come first serve