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Macleay Lodge Sydney

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   71 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Ranked #26 of 64 Sydney B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Jethro L Stroud, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An ok place to stay, had a sink, kettle, toaster and microwave in the room. Could do with some renovation but fine for sleeping. Shower and toilet separate but just next door. Bathrooms are very clean with a good shower

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Bangkok, Thailand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a budget friendly hotel. The rooms are small, you share bathroom with the rest of the floor and the wifi is not included. The rooms are not cleaned on a daily basis. However, the price is reasonable and the location is great. You walk to the opera house in 20 minutes, and the only time we had to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, pleasant walk across botanic gardens to Harbour & tourist attractions. Bus stop and supermarket opposite, train station nearby. Clean & comfortable budget hotel with kitchenette for self catering. Absolutely the best thing about this hotel is the super helpful staff who were always ready and happy to give advice, directions, money saving tips etc.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It is located in Potts Point, about 5-7 minutes of walking to King Cross station. During weekend nights, this place is a bit noisy because there are many bikers and other people hanging around there. We stayed in a room with shared toilet. The first few days, the toilet was clean, but there was one night (I think it was... More

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to review us. We're sorry to hear about the disturbances and annoyance that came from other guests. We always recommend contacting reception if you ever have problems with people in the hotel so that we can try and rectify the problem as quick as possible. We hope to see you again in the near... More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The room (#25) did not have enough light (with electric lights on) to read when the Sun was in full blast outside. You can't breath properly and sweat profusely with two fans are on when outside temperature was merely around 25 degree centigrade. There is no service at all. One toilet was to be shared in the whole floor -... More

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. Oh dear, it sounds like we did not meet your expectations at all. We're terribly sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. We try to be very honest and open about Macleay Lodge being a budget accommodation lodge with facilities like shared bathrooms to keep our rates as... More

New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a good place to stay, location is perfect for getting around while on holiday. A nice walk through the Botanical Gardens right to the Opera House. There are good restaurants and cafes in the area. its clean and the staff were pleasant and very helpful. Great for the money.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

we stayed in room 14, we had a balcony and our own toilet/shower. room had a tv, sink, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle, double bed, wardrobe, balcony table and toiletries provided including towels. room needs a lick of paint and maybe a little upgrading but overall we were very happy with the room and the bed was very comfortable. location wise... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I enjoyed enjoyed my stay here. We had a private room which was very well equipped, we had a fridge, sink, microwave, tv etc. Its in a great location, you can walk everywhere from here. The area of kings cross itself can be a bit rough, but the hostel itself was away from the dodgy area. It was definitely worth... More

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Kettering, Northants
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

The lodge looked lovely on the pictures and had some decent reviews on trip advisor. The price was pretty good too. When we turned up we were told that we were fortunate enough to have a room with our own bathroom! Our room was rubbish, a bed pressed up against two of the walls as there was little space in... More

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your feedback. We're sorry we didn't meet your expectations. We try very hard to offer honest and open advertising about Macleay Lodge on line. We've taken your comments on board and have re-assessed our online presence, taking into account the few things you've mentioned. Sorry about the bungle with the parking ticket. We have had a... More

Miami, Florida
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Three things: (1) The lodge does not provide room cleaning services on a daily basis, regardless of the length of your stay. But you can get free towels if you ask for them. (2) The lodge does NOT offer free internet. It costs roughly $10 a day (or for every 200mb), which can add up. (3) The lodge is NOT... More

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your 3 points about Macleay Lodge. Of course, we offer budget accommodation with limited facilities, to keep the rates as low as possible for our clientele. It seems you perhaps were expecting more, and perhaps you were willing to pay more for these things. This is absolutely fine, we encourage all travellers to make the right... More

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Address: 71 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Macleay Lodge Sydney 2*
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Macleay Lodge is a clean and comfortable guest house in Potts Point, Sydney. The lodge is well known for its clean and comfortable rooms for great value rates.With famous Sydney icons such as the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House within walking distance, Macleay Lodge is the perfect budget hotel from which to enjoy the exciting and vibrant city of Sydney.Macleay Lodge is located on Macleay Street in cosmopolitan Potts Point. With cafes, restaurants and boutique stores filling the sidewalk, there could not be a more exciting and unique place to spend your time while visiting Sydney. ... more   less 
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