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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Paid a higher price than we usually would when travelling and were not disappointed. The location on Sydney's north shore was perfect, very close ferry ride to town but far enough away to feel free of the hustle and bustle. The gorgeous building added to this feel. The room was cosy and clean and the bathrooms were well kept. Room... More 

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jack J, It gives me great pleasure to read that you like Glenferrie so much that it's your Sydney Destination of choice. I sincerely appreciate your lovely comments. Especially of note your comments about breakfast. We take pride in our breakfast and feel it's one of the best for a budget hotel anywhere. Again thank you and we look... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights and booked via Booking.com in a double room. really nice room although. had a waredrobe, table, fridge and television with a selection of channels. Shared bathrooms were really clean and nice, not what i expected having never stayed somewhere with this facility. Great location, right by the harbour with views over the bridge and opera... More 

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Danjelina, Thank you for your lovely review. Yes we are famous for our superb Breakfast. and if you book direct it's always included. For next time we also Guarantee our best rates on our website. As to the thai Restaurant, I think there are about 4 in Kirribilli and I've tried them all and they are all great so... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Very nice. Such a wonderful part of Sydney and the ferry ride is magical. Sai and the staff are just so friendly. The free hot breakfast is delicious. Probably the safest part of Sydney! The only downside is sound proofing and noise within the lodge - avoid rooms on the lower ground floor at all costs or ensure you have... More 

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Happy Wanderer, Thank you for your lovely review. Yes Kirribilli is one of the safest and nicest parts of Sydney. (it's actually where the Prime Minister and Governor General Live - they are 2 doors down). I am sorry to hear your comments about the noise. While I'd like to be able to carpet the outside stairs they are... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Go by ferry, that's the easiest. Just wonderful for the friendly staff, great included breakfast and cleanliness. I paid four times the amount at Darling Harbour last week, for no included breakfast; a view over the garbage bins, a dirty bathroom and very unfriendly staff. I will stay at Glenferrie from now on. Carole

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carole Anne, Shhhhh, keep it a secret, we don't want everyone to know what great value we are! Just kidding Thank you soo much for your lovely review Yes we are much better value than Darling Harbour and in our opinion a better location. Kirribilli is one of the most beautiful parts of Sydney and it's good enough for... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I found this accommodation through listing with the 'Proclaim' Conference. I found it good value, very clean with a great cooked breakfast each morning. Also a lovely location and easy walk to the train station to get to the conference. I knew it had shared bathrooms, which didn't worry me, and they were kind enough to upgrade me to a... More 

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Purpleskyward. Thank you for choosing to stay at Glenferrie lodge. We sincerely appreciate it. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your 2 rooms and that the balcony room was a particular favourite. I'll also pass you lovely comments onto the breakfast staff who are very proud of our breakfast. Yes we do not have many rooms with ensuite... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

This hotel/boarding house is a fantastic alternative to a hotel for easy access to Sydney . It is bed and breakfast the rooms are very clean the breakfast is excellent . The only downside is shared bathrooms if you are not used to them. But on e you get your head around this they are fine very clean plenty of... More 

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jan J, Thank you for your kind comments about Glenferrie Lodge. Yes almost all our rooms have shared bathrooms and it's part of the reason we are good value. We do try to ensure the bathrooms are exceptionally clean and are cleaned twice a day. Also thank you for your comments about our friendly staff. I will be sure... More 

Shanghai, China
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Very clean and recently they renovated. Good value for money. The breakfast is awesome! Nice tastes and lots of choices. Staff are friendly. I will suggest all my fellow mates to stay here. Very good experience !

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear qqromantic, Thank you sincerely for your wonderful review. Yes we have recently renovated. Thank you for mentioning the lovely breakfast and our staff. I will be sure to show your review to everyone. Also thank you for telling your friends about our little hotel we appreciate it very much Sincerely Jean-Claude More 

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

I am very happy with this hotel , great location and great breakfast ,great value. friendly staffs . all good and this place more feel like a home pets welcome and also I have free WiFi walk 10 mins to bridge will back for sure

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear W X, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed the hotel and the fact that we are Pet friendly. We are one of the very few pet friendly hotels in Sydney and our Pet friendly rooms are very popular. Also It's very kind of your to refer to the lodge as feeling like home. This... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Great Budget Hotel! Good price and services! Extremely +++ to the breakfast! A great variety of choices and top tastes! Will definately come back and recommend to all my friends who are travelling to Sydney! Thank you! Very good experience!

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ruru 5188, Thank you for your lovely comments. Especially about our +++ breakfast. We are especially proud of our breakfast and our Chef and the Breakfast staff always ensure it's an excellent and varied spread. Thanks again and I look forward to your return visit. Sincerely Jean-Claude More 

Cairns, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I have stayed at the Glenferrie Lodge for many years always in August . Very clean and the staff is very attentive and helpful . The all place has being recently refurbished from floor to walls . The communal toilet an showers are totally new with new basin and showers heads. During my last visit i noticed a new and... More 

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Jean-Claude B, General Manager at Glenferrie Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mario, It is lovely to read a very long time guest, responding to our recent renovations. I sincerely appreciate your feedback and will ensure that all the staff see your comments. Yes we are very proud of the new dining room and the bathrooms are also looking very good. Thank you again for your review and we look forward... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glenferrie Sydney offers quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation on the shores of Sydney Harbour, a minute's walk from the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and a stone's throw from the Sydney home of the Prime Minister in one of the most beautiful suburbs of Sydney. The Sydney central business district is a 6 minute ferry ride away, so guests can enjoy being in the city without the cost of staying there.All bathrooms and amenities are shared; wifi is free; a full hot buffet breakfast is included in the tariff for all rooms. With its beautiful, leafy garden, Glenferrie is an ideal place to stay if you are travelling with a pet or if you simply want to relax and read or have a quiet breakfast outdoors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenferrie Lodge

Address: 12a Carabella St, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales 2061, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > North Sydney > Kirribilli
Price Range: €77 - €227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Glenferrie Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Even at the streetside you are fine as it is a very quiet neighboorhood...”
 of 5 bubbles BelgiumWdb, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front corner room with balcony was good - we had No 40”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Single 27 on 1st Floor is nxt to Bathroom!.....Very Minimal Noise!......Room 18 has good Views at top Floor!”
 of 5 bubbles BobH552, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a queen with ensuite away from public toilet/bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeff_Janice, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book lower floors if stairs are difficult for you”
 of 5 bubbles KathieLeckenby, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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