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BreakFree on Clarence

3.0 of 5 193-195 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly City Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Adelaide
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at Breakfree on Clarence. It is in a very good location for a week away but you get what you pay for. The rooms are very small but have the basics. Staff were efficient and friendly. Beds comfortable and large shower with good nozzle and pressure. We had no window in our room though but had a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are good size with nice furniture. Staff very accommodating with an early check in which was much appreciated by my tired 7 year old. Rooms are quiet. My only drama was the pillows which I found too high which put my neck out. Staff tried to find other pillows but they just have one type. Had to improvise with... More 

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Margo M, Thank you for taking the time to post a review from your recent stay with us. Great to read we could accommodate your early arrival and you found our facilities to be of a good standard and the team helpful. We do look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards, Paul Seaman General Manager More 

Ashburton, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We chose this hotel because of the location, close to the shops, Darling Harbour and the harbour bridge etc. We pre ordered a shuttle which was only $15AUD from the international airport. As we arrived early morning our room wasn't ready (which is standard in most hotels) we went to Cockle Bay for brunch which is only an easy 5... More 

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Robanna121, Thanks for your review from your recent stay with us. Pleased to read you found the location perfect for sightseeing and shopping, and our team friendly and helpful. Rest assured we will pass your housekeeping feedback onto the team to keep them focused on the details in our efforts to continually lift the standards in the hotel. We... More 

Petaling Jaya
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This was formerly known as City Hotel Enterprise. We took the airport train from the Sydney domestic airport to the Town Hall station and exited QVB. The hotel is about 400m walk if you exit at Market St and walk past York and onto Clarence St. We walked with 3 big luggages with no issues. The fare one way per... More 

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear MimiPetalingJaya, Thank you for taking the time to post a review from your recent stay with us. Great to see you found the location perfect for sightseeing and shopping, the hotel really is in the centre of it all in Sydney! Apologies for the shortfall in housekeeping standards during your stay - rest assured this has been addressed with... More 

Maidstone, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A strange room set up with rooms feeding off a central area (possibly not a hotel before?) but sensible pricing and some really good craft beer bar and chinese and breakfast coffee shop directly south on same street (two of them with free Wifi). So a bit of a walk from Wynyard with luggage, but quieter than the main streets... More 

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear HullMick_13, Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts from your recent stay at Breakfree on Clarence. Yes- the building is a conversion from its previous life as an office block, which means it has some areas that are not 'standard' for a hotel, it is part of its charm in many ways. Our second floor common area... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a small budget hotel so don't raise your hopes too high. Location is good - within walking distance to darling harbour, George street (shopping). Service is not fantastic. Failed to book my shuttle to airport and made me wait for 1hr.😒 took a cab in the end.

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Jennloke, Thank you for taking the time to post a review for Breakfree on Clarence. Apologies for the oversight in your shuttle booking - rest assured we take these details seriously and have followed up with the team. Pleased to hear you found the location suitable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Paul Seaman General Manager More 

Galong
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stayed here two nights prior to our Pacific Cruise. The rooms are small but adequate with your own bathroom. The location is perfect for wandering around the city centre. Only a short walk to Darling Harbour and the Aquarium. The price for such a central position is extremely reasonable. This property does not have meals, but this is not... More 

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear DianaGalongNSW, Thanks for taking the time to review the hotel from your most recent stay with us. It was pleasing to read you found the location and facilities suitable as a base prior to your cruise. Thank you for staying with us and I do hope you enjoyed the cruise! Regards Paul Seaman General Manager More 

Victoria Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My sister and had had three nights in a twin room on level one. We had an obviously updated room, which was really clean. The beds and pillows were very comfortable - most important!!! There was not a lot of room to move around the bottom of the beds which were very close to the wall, but lack of space... More 

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Happy-Wanderer1949 Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. It was pleasing to hear you found our excellent location perfect for your visit to Sydney and our rooms clean and comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards, Paul Seaman General Manager More 

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I spent two nights at this hotel recently whilst at a conference in the CBD and this was a great location for that and access to Darling Harbour. The rooms are small but clean and seem to have been recently improved. I was on the side away from the main street so noise wasn't an issue. The bed just fits... More 

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Alan S, Thanks for your review of Breakfree on Clarence, it was great to hear you found the location suited your needs for your conference location and access to Darling Harbour. We continue to work at lifting the standard of the property and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Paul Seaman General Manager More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Really great location for Darling Harbour. Situated between Wynyard and Town Hall train stations. Less than five minute walk to all of above. Very pleasant staff, basic room although looking a little weary it was clean. Accommodation only, no restaurant or bar but plenty within a couple of minutes walk. OK for a short stay.

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Paul S, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear normans28, Thank you for taking the time to post a review from your recent stay. It was pleasing to read you found the team helpful and the location suited your needs. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Paul Seaman General Manager More 

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Address: 193-195 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly City Hotel)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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