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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as value goes this Hotel fits the bill. It is situated minutes from Gearge St and also Darling Harbour and within walking distance of Circular Quay if cruising. However be prepared for clean but basic rooms with outdated facilities. The rooms are very small and some rooms have erratic functioning airconditioning. Our bed had a wonky leg that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic location, close to transport. we had a room on the 4th floor at the back of the hotel, no traffic noise, when I say we had a room, I was speaking in general terms that all you need for a good night sleep we had a king size bed nice and comfy it had coffee & tea in the... More 

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Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is great, staff were non attentive and in some cases non responsive. No bathroom door in our room, but there was a full length mirror located on the wall which allowed everyone in the sitting bedroom area to enjoy the bathroom view urgggg. Room was not serviced until after 4.30pm which was about when we were ready to have... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, close to transport. I had a room on the 5th floor at the back of the hotel, not much traffic noise, but, right next to the lift, not ideal, when I say I had a room, I was speaking in general terms, I actually had a converted broom closet I think, tiny tiny room, with what was probably... More 

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful location. Stayed here in April of 2014, perfect location, only five minutes from Pitt St Mall, QVB, and Martin Place. Small rooms, but have everything you need. I was on the first floor at the very back of the property, had no view but it was wonderfully quiet. The communal area upstairs was a great perk, the only real... More 

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We book the room before it become Breakfree on Clarence. Thankfully, when we arrive, there was no problem with the booking. The room was ready. They are a little bit small, particularly in the bathroom. Maybe, it need more shelves because, in the bathroom, for example, it could be difficult to hold the towel. But the location is perfect, near... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic location but the rooms are quite small. We had 3 adults in one room and not much room to get passed the second bed to go to the bathroom. Wasn't anywhere to sit and eat if you had takeaways unless you wanted to squat on the bed. The bathroom was updated and clean. The staff were friendly and helpful.... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is just 5 mins from the QVB bldg, George St and Town hall/Wynyard stations. But the room I had was very narrow- only just fits a double bed (see photo). The room had recently been painted and bathroom renovated. Because the air con isn't on all the time, the room had a musty smell, as water takes a... More 

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Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

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 

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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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