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McLaren Hotel

3.5 of 5 25 McLaren St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having read the reviews on Tripadvisor we were looking forward to our stay here, not pretentious but comfortable. Location is great and the availability of parking in a area where this can be challenging was a real plus but the room was a big disappointment. It was rather run down and unloved. While old world charm is a welcome... More

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Sandy. We appreciate the comments - If possible, we would like to hear more about the room you stayed in (Such as room number) so we can better understand the comments relating to the state of the room. Please call us on 02 9954 4622 or email us directly at admin@pacrimhotels.com.au Kind Regards Billy More

Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here as we were attending a function at close by Neutral Bay. Very close to the Pacific Highway and easy to find if driving. Would be an ideal location if visiting any North Shore attraction (Taronga Zoo, North Sydney Oval, Luna Park, North Shore Hospital). We found the B&B style of this hotel very friendly- with a great reading... More

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at the McLaren! Hope to see you again :) Regards Billy More

Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The McLaren is a quaint little B&B in the back streets of North Sydney. It reminded me of an English bed and breakfast establishment circa 1982. It's simple, clean, affordable and friendly. Being in North Sydney, it's only a short trip into Sydney CBD and all other attractions. If you prefer a kind of old school quirkiness to the bland,... More

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

We certainly are old-fashioned and as mentioned, it's what separates up from our competition. We appreciate the favourable review :) Kind Regards Billy More

Newcastle, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had to go to a function in North Sydney and chose to stay here - was very impressed. Parking is undercover and FREE (you don't get free parking very often), rooms were very clean with everything we needed. When we got their the guy on reception showed us to our room and arranged a taxi for us (as we... More

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a very positive review Peter. Kind Regards Billy More

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

After 6 years service and facilities still up to standard. Excellent small olde world hotel in great location. Highly recommended and great value and comfort for the money in North Sydney and visiting Sydney proper

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

It was great to hear that you've experienced a high level of service six years after first staying, and that the standard of the hotel has remained top notch. 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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