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McLaren Hotel

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25 McLaren St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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Orange, Australia
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here are fantastic, the rooms are ok at best but this was made up for by how helpful the staff were. I had no issues getting WiFi and the sitting room is a great little addition. The breakfast was OK, and the nearby restaurants are fantastic and well worth the short walk. ill defiantly be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old fashioned service with a smile. From the moment I entered the McLaren to check things out until the time I left the staff were courteous, professional and helpful. The location is great and the hotel definitely has charm. Close enough to transit and shopping for me .... but the outstanding element was clearly the friendly service. I had a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boutique hotel is nestled in a leafy section of North Sydney. Undercover parking (can be a bit tight when fully occupied) is provided free. Our room was meticulously clean, spacious and opened onto a sun soaked verandah. A continental breakfast is available at a reasonable rate. We opted to find a more comprehensive menu at a nearby cafe. Unfortunately... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed many times at the McLaren... it is a great location, easy walk to shops, train and many restaurants, with quick access back into the city center. Rooms are spacious, charming and very comfortable, with different configurations to suit a family. Greatly appreciate the in-house breakfast and the sitting room where you can linger with the papers, a... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, and look forward to seeing you again soon :) Kind Regards Billy More 

Benowa, Australia
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here just for one night while visiting Sydney with the fam, we needed somewhere relatively cheap and cheerful to stay. The McLaren hotel had some decent prices and it was in a convenient location for us, so we booked. The building is old and looks like it has some history, some dark history...... My first impression was that this... More 

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1 Thank honestmarcus
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

An interesting review to say the least! We appreciate all feedback, both good, bad and...well, indifferent. Firstly, we would like to clarify that the hotel is definitely NOT haunted. An unfortunate assumption you have made due to the elderly guests staying at our property. We make no apologies for the age of our clientèle, and with regards to the smell... More 

Melbourne
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28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We booked a deluxe room, it looks a bit outdated but has all the basics. The decor throughout the building is charming and lovely. The price is reasonable for the location of the hotel, which is relatively close to the train station.

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Thank raspberryinblue
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Kind Regards Billy More 

Queensland
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I choose to stay at McLaren house primarily because it offered free onsite parking, a rarity in the centre of Sydney, and it was a good price (a sorcial rate). The hotel is lovely old house with good sized rooms and comfortable common areas inside and out. The de our is lovely and the hotel has a lovely feel and... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you stay with us Sonja, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind Regards Billy More 

Canberra, Australia
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99 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

The room and facilities are excellent. Delightful decor, and the lounge was a great place to have a nightcap with our friend (love the complimentary port and sherry). The continental Breakfast was a bargain and excellent (but it might be time to instal a capucino machine). Parking is a squeeze down the narrow driveway - we were glad we had... More 

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1 Thank Jeanette C
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post such positive feedback. We may be introducing complimentary wi-fi at some point this year, for now we feel that $5 a day is quite reasonable. Kind Regards Billy More 

Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The McLaren Hotel is such a haven in the busy North Sydney area. We were made to feel most welcome, there is a delightful breakfast room with pretty gardens, and thoughtful touches, such as a choice of daily papers, and sherry to enjoy in the lounge. Any requests are handled most willingly by the efficient and friendly staff. We like... More 

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1 Thank virginia p
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

A fabulous review, we appreciate the kind words :) Regards Billy More 

Manhattan Beach
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38 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

If you're looking for a simple, quiet place for a good night's sleep and not too far from the city, this is a great option. Even though it's within walking distance of many North Sydney offices, it's in a quiet side street and you can sleep with the window open.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Quiet & Quaint..Sums us up perfectly! Kind Regards Billy More 

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