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McLaren Hotel

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25 McLaren St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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Rating summary
  • 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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Melbourne, Australia
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222 reviews 222 reviews
33 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over many years we have stayed at major hotels in Sydney and have had little experience with hotels like this. We chose this as it was close to where we had to be for the weekend and were pleasantly surprised on arriving. We were met by Owen who was on the desk and what a delightfull Guy. He quickly showed... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at The McLaren. Please visit again soon, Owen will be here to greet you :) Kind Regards Billy More 

2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stay here on Saturday night as we had a wedding at The Rocks. What a beautiful Hotel. We had 9 rooms and they were all large with very comfortable beds and you could have had a party in couple of the bathrooms. All the staff could not have been more helpful and so conveniently located only... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

It's great to know your group had a wonderful stay, and all the best to the newly weds! Kind Regards Billy More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here on business for two nights. I felt that this was a well located hotel, in a quiet position. The rooms offered space and the option to have a window open, without air conditioning (which is lovely in the Autumn and Spring), as well as a lovely ambience, comfortable beds and environment. It would be a real bonus... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Billy More 

Ottawa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did not know what to expect but were pleasantly surprised when we arrived and checked in. The staff were friendly and helpful and the room bright and airy. And, to our surprise, it was so quiet, even though we left our windows open. There was not traffic noise that you'd expect in a city. We heard birds signing in... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! So glad you enjoyed your time at The McLaren, and look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Billy More 

Brisbane
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My sister and I stayed two nights while in town to catch up with our Aunt who lived about 20mins bus trip away in Mosman. We had room 16 at the rear which was a deluxe room with a king split into two single beds for us. It was a lovely well furnished room with a small ensuite. The area... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Another great review, very happy to know we made your stay an enjoyable one. Kind Regards Billy More 

Tamworth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Almost reluctant to share this wonderful place, in case it becomes too popular! I love the position close enough to the city, old fashioned attention to detail where nothing is too much trouble. Coming from the country it is a huge bonus to find hassle free parking.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for another perfect review! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. Please visit again soon! Kind Regards Billy More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Stayed here on a work trip. Basic room, well situated for where I needed to be. Close to some restaurants and pubs so I could walk and get food. All in all did the job, relatively inexpensively, with little notice.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Billy More 

Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This heritage listed property located in leafy North Sydney was better than expected. The room ( in the old part of the house) was huge, the king size bed comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. We didn't have breakfast but $8 for a continental breakfast in the sunny breakfast room looked to be good value. A nice touch was... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

John, What an outstanding review. We really appreciate you taking a moment to provide us with this extremely positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, and please do try our continental breakfast next time you visit :) Kind Regards Billy More 

Koblenz, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The hotel information talks of luxury, but the McLaren is simply old, reasonably clean and comfortable with little atmosphere. Some rooms have been redecorated, but our Standard looked a bit plain and had little room for storing clothes. The bathroom was pretty cramped too. Breakfast at $8 is reasonable, but strictly "continental" and always the same.The staff were very considerate... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that on this occasion we fell short of your expectations. Should you intend to return to North Sydney in the future, please contact me directly either via phone or email (02-99659500 or admin@pacrimhotels.com.au) I will personally ensure that you are given one of our newly refurbished rooms, and can offer you alternative breakfast options from... More 

Salamander Bay, Australia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
63 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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 

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