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The Royal Automobile Club of Australia Accommodation

89 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Royal Automobile Club of Australia Accommodation
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The RACA is a time capsule: wood panels, old timey photos on the walls, old world feel all around. The rooms are small but comfortable: single beds only, but they make for a very good night sleep. Internet is fast and free. The restaurant on the top floor is absolutely top notch. Affordable and effective accomodation for Sydney's CBD.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The club is very conveniently located close to Circular Quay. It has clearly got a lot of history but the rooms and facilities do lack a little something - TLC! It didn't appear to have had much done since the 1920s in terms of décor and furnishings! The room was small with a strange step up to an even smaller... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

What a find. Right in the heart of Sydney Circular Quay buzz. This club is a refuge where you can escape the hustle. But the big bonus is to be found in the dining room. The menu is way up there with the neighbours which really surprised us. We expected club quality and service. The dinner menu was innovative, and... More 

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N. California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As Yanks, we don't often get to experience the old wingback chairs, oak panel, coat for dinner kind of accommodation. The RAAC is all we could have hoped for, it reeks of old money, old customs, and old values of service, tradition and loyalty. If you are looking for the latest glass and granete techno hotel, it is not for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The only bad thing about this club is that you need to be a member of the club or a reciprocal club to stay here. If you can stay here you should. You can actually go through the garage parking lot and you are on the quay. That close. It is an older building and the rooms have an older... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Can't beat this location if you want to be a part of the passing parade on the Quay in Sydney. We had a view of the Harbour Bridge, and could walk to the Opera House in minutes. Myriads of restaurants are close to this hotel and it is the transportation hub for all the ferries that ply the beautiful surrounding... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A classical building in the heart of Sydney's south CBD just minutes walk from the Botanic Gardens and Circular Quay. Calm surroundings, a restaurant with wonderful views of the bridge and gardens. Some road and rail noise but overall a fantastic facility.

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Geneva
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed as reciprocal guests from the Victory Services Club in London (£100 a night in central London!), and moved rooms once as we left for a trip to Melbourne in the middle. The staff are extremely friendly, competent and helpful. The early 1900's decor is still attractive, although as one might imagine, certain facilities are very dated (note -... More 

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Restaurant and service at RACA was outstanding. Truly a world class establishment. My wife and I enjoyed the dinner and wine and also took part in playing the game of snooker. Very enjoyable. Can't wait to go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

For a long time I was holding meetings in various locations but found the RACA club. The club is very central and next to circular quay rail station and also ferries and busses. Parking also within the club. Recently I have been holding business dinner with colleagues at the club and booking interstate colleagues into the accommodation. I find the... More 

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