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The Clarendon Guesthouse

68 Lurline Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Ranked #18 of 20 Katoomba B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at The Clarendon 10 years ago and thought it was fantastic so we didn't hesitate to book it when we saw it was available. We were very disappointed this time. It has really gone downhill. The heating in the rooms was not working. There is a beautiful big fireplace in the lounge but it was unlit and the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed the 2 nights in their guest house room, although not like the pictures, it was clean and warm. Could do with a bit more maintenance (eg. curtains) but overall it was pleasant.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed last night and had dinner and show package. Room was freezing with only old electric bar type heater on wall near floor which gave very little heat. No electric blankets. The open fires in the lounge and bar were not lit until late and gave out very poor heat. Show and dinner were okay although meager portions but had... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed for one night for 2 people at the Clarendon, when we checked in they had booked us into the wrong room. When they realised, they changed us from a 2 bedded room to 1 bedded room without lowering the price. When we opened the door, the room was NOTHING like in the photos on the website. The room... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This will teach us to check Trip Advisor before checking in. We were visiting Blue Mountains, and weather was getting bad, so didn't want to travel back to Sydney. We stopped at one hotel, but no vacancy. They suggested The Clarendon, as "they have shows"! Well our poor luck, they had a vacancy. ( we should have taken note that... More

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stayed for the night 3/5/14. Birthday getaway for friends.Got to hotel at 4 pm on a really cold and windy day.Room #30 had no tv, is that even possible in this day and age?restaurant was not open, fireplaces were not on.We had to go out in the freezing cold to a restaurant on main street , which was very good.Returned... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I took my mother to the mountains for a 3 day stay mid-week of the Easter school holidays. The usual place we stayed at was booked so we saw The Clarendon was at the same price so booked there in the motel. The place is run down. We had a ground floor room with two double beds. The curtains on... More

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Sydney, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We had room 16, old but presentable. It was typical of the area, old but nice. Bathroom very average but clean. Staff very friendly run but chinese now not native australian. Its quiet the period style guest house as you would expect for the area.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Got 3 rooms for 1 night, all on the first floor of the guesthouse. All the rooms were old, but one of them (#11) had a really disgusting bathroom, with a leaking toilet and a bad smell. A few insects in the room (no fly screens) did not improve the feeling. The bed sheets and the towels were clean though.... More

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Penrith, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Visited The Clarendon for Dinner/Show, Overnight Stay and Breakfast. Dinner was excellent, show was great. Guesthouse accommodation was adequate but tired and much in need of a make over . A bit like camping, one night is enough. Breakfast was made more pleasurable by Frank who appears to be a bit of a multi tasked member of staff. Some pastries... More

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Address: 68 Lurline Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
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