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McLaren Hotel

3.5 of 5 25 McLaren St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salamander Bay, Australia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
61 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice old building in a lovely street with good restaurants nearby. Renovations are underway and the lounge was completed, very attractively, during our stay. The bedroom was large, with en suite, TV and fridge and there was a little private verandah with table and two chairs. Free undercover parking was provided. The room rate for the North... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Some very positive feedback, thank you so much for the outstanding appraisal. With regards to wifi, many of our competitors charge up to $20 a day for internet access. We feel that a fee of $5 per day for unlimited use is quite reasonable considering. Looking forward to seeing you again, all the best. Kind Regards Billy More 

Canberra, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
70 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed at the McLaren again for 2 nights. This would be about my 10th stay across 15 years. We use other CBD hotel options and other further afield Sydney Hotel options as the need arises but on value it is not possible to do better than the McLaren. It is an older style small hotel but it has... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

A great review indeed, thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. P.S. Wifi is actually $5 per day :) Kind Regards Billy More 

Hamburg, Germany
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218 reviews 218 reviews
38 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 15 minute walk from North Sydney train station, Try ordering a shuttle or a train from teh airport, a taxi should be about 60 AUD. A great location on a beautiful street. This charming hotel delivers on it's humble promise and maintains it's authentic feel of an early 20th century building. The service was excellent, and the front desk... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the very positive review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and got a chance to discover some of North Sydney's scenic spots. Any yes, Pizza Pasta Bravo are highly recommended and is located only 25 metres from the hotel. We do offer a simple continental breakfast, and as such have applied a very... More 

Honolulu
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was large and clean. TV was small. Standard toiletries. Parking on premises. A very comfortable place. The best feature was the service provided. Reva was very friendly and provided excellent service.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Another great review :) We appreciate you taking the time to evaluate our property, and extremely pleased to hear the service you experienced was fantastic. We are in the process of refurbishing many of our rooms in the front section of the building, which is where I believe you may have stayed judging by the comment of the TV. These... More 

Batemans Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We have stayed here many times over the years. It is just what a visitor needs: gracious, friendly, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Convenient access to the city or northern beaches with underground parking, Lovely breakfast room and a modest charge for wifi access.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the outstanding review! As a regular guest of The McLaren, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Billy More 

Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We booked this place as it was one of the more reasonably priced hotels/B&B's in the area. The room was fine, everything you would want, spacious, comfortable bed, the shower was great. Staff were friendly. Overall a pleasant stay, nothing to complain about.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Patty, So glad you enjoyed your stay. Please visit again soon! Kind Regards Billy More 

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

If you've looked into this place, rest assured it is exactly as advertised. A quaint bed and breakfast with old school charm. The place was clean and we were well looked after. We made two requests to the front desk. One was to have a room with a balcony as most guests have reviewed these as the nicest and the... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Ruby, Thank you very much for the great review! I'm extremely pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay, and thanks for the kind words :) And yes, if you are hoping to sleep in past 8am Monday-Friday it is recommended that you request a room on the eastern side of the hotel when making a booking. Hope to see you... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The McLaren Hotel is located in leafy and very convenient North Sydney. With friendly and helpful staff, delicious breakfasts and a character filled décor, this hotel has a lot to offer. Rooms are a good size and have all the amenities. My only disappointments were the sometimes poor state of bathroom linen, the lack of clean coffee cups provided in... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Once again it is great to hear our staff are providing a high level of customer service. With regards to the room, we apologise that it fell short of your expectations. We have spoken to our Housekeeping team regarding the coffee mugs/cups, and have been assured they will be more diligent in the cleaning process. If you find the towels... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The McLaren Hotel is a really nice quaint alternative to the larger hotels in North Sydney. It feels more like a guest house. The rooms are clean and tidy, the bed was comfortable, it was quiet and the staff are great. It is also excellent value. If you like staying in "luxury" hotels, then this isnt for you. But if... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Darren, thank you for the fantastic review. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay, and look forward to welcoming you back to The McLaren on your next visit. Kind Regards Billy More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The McLaren hotel is an old fashioned hotel in the best sense of the word, with wonderful service and beautifully clean and presented rooms. It is located in a quiet North Sydney street within walking distance of station, shops and restaurants. Rooms are neat and tidy with wonderful fittings, 12 foot ceilings and a true sense of the past. Outside... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

An outstanding review! Thank you for the positive comments, and we hope to be of service again in the future. Kind Regards Billy More 

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Address: 25 McLaren St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > North Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — McLaren Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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