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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Ok so firstly I have stayed at this lodge many times and I've come to the conclusion that you are taking a bit of a lottery should you choose to stay here. Yes the location is excellent and the lodge comfortable and clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. However the problem is the noise from the shared bathrooms, slamming...

Thank fran15111
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hello, Firstly we are very sorry that you had such a terrible night with us - a night we remember well! The Night Manager did respond to calls that evening - he was actually here dealing with the situation already & asking the young rowdy people - who had decided that they wanted a party - to leave. On check...

Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights here. It's a great spot to stay in a great neighbourhood for a correct price as Sydney is an expensive city. The french guy at the reception is lovely and really helpfull, and as we are french too we had really good moments speaking with him about travelling and his life in Australia. The shared bathrooms...

Thank Pauline F
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Pauline F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy that you really enjoyed your stay with us here at Macleay Lodge. Our staff are great - we have wonderful cleaners, & Benoit the French man you spoke about does an excellent job - he knows the hotel & the area & will...

Reviewed 5 June 2016

For the price of the Sydney Lodges considering you are staying in one of the more expensive areas of Sydney Potts Point (yes it is expensive even though next door to kings cross) you can't really complain. These lodges are cheaper than an Ibis Budget hotel out of Sydney. I booked a single. I am not sure whether I had...

Thank Rob020
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Rob020, Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we are so glad you liked us! We are also really pleased that you are sampling more than one of our Sydney Lodges properties - as we are all a bit different & offer varied amenities - depending on what you need. We hope you continue this...

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent amenities. 10/10. Nice clean double room with air conditioning. Simple but it suited what i wanted. Shared bathroom but no one elae on my floor which was nice. Only setback is no lift if you have heavy luggage. Had to climb three flights but all good. Very reasonably priced too. Close to all the venues in kings cross. Higly...

Thank 199timothyb
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear 199timothyb, Thank you for your very positive feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad you took the time to review us & would love to have you back if you are in Sydney again!

Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

There were 2 particular members of staff that worked in the afternoons and evenings, male and female who were incredible rude and u helpful. On arrival the woman was too busy going through her shopping to let us in even though she could see us. We found her incredibly hostile and unhappy to help. When the wifi stopped working, she...

1Thank Joella S
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Joella S We are sorry you did not have a very pleasant stay here with us. We usually have great feedback about all our staff members - so we are very sorry about this. We hope this one episode will not put you off & you will try us again - as we are a great Lodge with very...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Not For me. Bed was very small and bent in the middle. otherwise the accommodation was fairly clean and comfortable. The garbage truck at 5.30am will ensure you get up early so don't expect a sleep in.

2Thank Ber113
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Ber111 Oh no - sorry - why did you not tell us??? We have great beds & if any are ever broken we replace them immediately. As we have had no other bed complaints we do not know which particular bed you are referring to ... but we could have moved you into another room had we of known....

Reviewed 7 March 2016

Working in the travel industry I somehow missed the shared bathroom (for the life of me I can't recall seeing that listed- anywhere lol), the top floor bathroom wasn't the best or cleanest- I enjoyed walking downstairs to the level below with the excellent shower pressure! I couldn't fault the reception and early check in, our room was a little...

Thank Matt_and_Chris72
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Matt & Chris - Thank you for taking the time to review us - we do appreciate all feedback. Thank you for your kind mention of our great staff - they are here to make your stay as good as it can possibly be. We are an old building ( a lovely old terrace house in this heritage area)...

thousand oaks
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent location near night life and walking distance to many Sydney highlights. Rooms are clean and have sink, microwave, tv, teapot and fridge. Price is fair. Restrooms are shared and tiny. Very few supplies available. No dish soap, sponge, washcloth. Very little room to store belongings. No housekeeping provided. My room was right outside of a restaurant/back alley and several...

Thank barbara l
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, Thank you for taking the time to write your thoughtful review. We do agree we are in a great location - in the centre of the inner city - & close to most good tourist attractions. We would love to have you back if you come to Sydney again - or try another of our Sydney Lodge Hotels...

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Good location situated near Kings Cross Station. The room had everything we needed from a fridge to a microwave and a kettle. The showering facilities were always clean and I would recommend staying here.

Thank Christian J
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Christian J Thank you for taking the time to write & then for giving us such a great recommendation. We are in a great area & we do have great cleaners & facilities that make any stay easier. It would be great to welcome you again next time you are in Sydney!

United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016

To start there is no lift so when I arrived with my huge travel bag I was very shocked. Even more shocked when I had to carry it up 2 very, very steep flights of stair with no offer of help from the staff! He just watched me struggle! I arrive in my room with the smallest TV you've seen....

1Thank F6Travel
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hello F6 Travel Firstly - thank you for taking the time to review us - & we are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Maybe you inadvertently booked the wrong accommodation. We are a budget Lodge in a great inner city area. All our sites state that we have no lift & that we are share...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macleay Lodge is a clean and comfortable guest house in Potts Point, Sydney. The property is well known for its clean and comfortable rooms for great value rates. Macleay Lodge is located on Macleay Street in cosmopolitan Potts Point it is the perfect budget hotel from which to enjoy the exciting and vibrant city of Sydney. With cafes, restaurants and boutique stores filling the sidewalk, there could not be a more exciting and unique place to spend your time while visiting Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macleay Lodge Sydney

Address: 71 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €62 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Macleay Lodge Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“not number 3”
zalom, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“price are reasonable”
jessical0w, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get one by dumpsters. Very noisy every morning”
MortIsCool, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Slamming of doors around 2-3 am and people talking very loud at night”
604busim, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you're fit to climb stairs, the top floor”
TrudyG258, 18 May 2015 | Read review
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