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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel offered very basic accommodation lift was quick rooms were a bit small and the tea cups were thimble size, three sips and they were empty good location near shops and two train stations. Photos on the website are old as the chicken shop has closed which could make the doorway hard to find

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is not bad. The room condition and view with sydney tower is good Internet is not free but luggage keeping is available. Very kind staffs, daily room cleaning, 24hr desk. I recommend this hotel.

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

Dear hayeoni07, Thank you for staying with us at BreakFree on Clarence & for your solid review on Trip Advisor. From your review, we are very glad to know that you have taken location advantage of our property. Indeed, our central location is very convenient for all of our guests to stay connected with all city amenities and attractions. Our...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have provided feedback details on previous page; I found room smelly and noisy - was happy to deal with noise given the convenient location however something needs to be done about the smell - it was difficult to relax or work in that environment

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Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was clean and the space was large enough for 3 adults. The bathroom was immaculate and the beds were comfortable. The location was very convenient as it was a short walk to Town hall station and the QVB.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room had a terrible smell and the carpet was very dirty. While this hotel has been renovated on the surface, it is clearly a very old property. Overall an unpleasant experience and I would not recommend staying here.

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is right in the middle of all your entertainment and shopping needs. Close parking is a bonus. Minimum of fuss checking in. Boutique bar next door and within walking distance to the QVB. Great find

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Husband and I stayed at the BreakFree on Clarence and I found the room to be spacious and clean. It was a little noisy only because the room faced the road but that is not the fault of the Hotel and not much they can do about this. The staff are friendly and the Hotel is close to the...

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

Dear Kim, Thank you for your positive review of Breakfree on Clarence. It was a pleasure to serve you and we are glad you enjoyed your overall stay with us. Our Guest Service Agents aim to provide the best impression throughout your stay. It is great to hear the positive word about our friendliness. We hope to see you again...

Geebung, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two day stay between accommodations. Helpful, understanding staff. Beds comfy, slight issue with hot water and staff remedied immediately. Card entry much better than key. Close to the Quay and delicious Vermicelli.

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

Dear Marie-Louise B, Thank you for your positive feedback of our hotel. We are glad your experience at Breakfree on Clarence was a pleasant one. Our Guest Service Agents were delighted to serve you and your compliments have been noted. We aim to provide a great experience within our prime Sydney CBD location. We do appreciate comments with regards to...

Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stained carpets filthy walls fridge not cleaned out from previous guest.the musty mouldy smell was unbearable.i will not stay again and would tell others to avoid it .I'm grateful it was only a one night stay.

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

Dear Scott, Thank you for reviewing your experience with Breakfree on Clarence. It is disappointing to hear that your stay did not live up to expectation. We pride ourselves on having Guest Services staff on hand 24 hours a day in order to work out possible solutions for guest enquiries. We apologise for any shortfalls you may have experienced during...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed weekend before work conference starting Monday. Close proximity to all sights in Sydney. Staff were friendly at reception. Public areas appeared clean and tidy. Room 202 was compact but clean. A few stains on carpet as entering room and the bedhead was ripped but only on one side! I had a room at the back of building so noise...

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

Dear AKHLondon, Thank you for your recent stay at Breakfree on Clarence. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay – in particular our friendly hospitality and central location. Your compliments have been passed on to the Guest Services staff. We appreciate your feedback regarding our carpet, we are currently on the move to upgrade our product....

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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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  • 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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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Public Wifi
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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
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Kitchenette Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: €114 - €245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“avoid the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles stephennericad, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location to walk around the city andto shop”
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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
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