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The Clarendon Guesthouse

68 Lurline Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had one night at the Clarendon as I was looking for that old world style Katoomba accomadation I remember of previous years, But Old is fine if it is keep maintained and kept up to date. Clarendon needs some work the staff were friendly but general condition is lacking, Carpet is old worn stained, floor boards through out are... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the motel section. I would have rather stayed at a backpackers accommodation and saved the money for what we got. Very basic amenities: no hand towel or wash cloths; an open pitcher of water in the mini fridge (unsanitary much?); bed as hard as the floor. Definitely closer to a 2-star place than the 3.5 they boast.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Stayed there in Nov.2015 to see some music downstairs in the relatively intimate "theatre restaurant" room (only about 90 people can fit in). I had a double ensuite room upstairs at front so not completely quiet as close to the Waratah corner of Lurline, which does get a fair bit of traffic heading down to 3 Sisters. The room was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We went as a large group for a budget work retreat for 2 nights. Hubby and our 2 kids came along for 1 night. We were in a 4 bed room in the motel section. Having read some reviews on this site, I was disappointed at how ordinary our room in the motel was - 1990s bedspreads, plastic lace curtains,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Yes the rooms are small and old however they were clean. Good Luck finding anything in touristy Katoomba for the same value. We asked at 5 places for prices etc and this was the best price for what you get. Great location,easy walk to all the restaurants etc. Easy walk to the 3 Sisters where you pay to park otherwise.The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

This experience left me with a sinus infection, feeling extremely tired and very angry. Different experience one which will definitely not leave the part of my mind which reminds me what not to do EVER again. Lovely staff, horrendous rooms, the bed was 1 million years old and the dust lining on everything made a moment without a sneeze bliss.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

My daughter booked this intimate and cosy venue for her wedding reception last weekend. The staff were very helpful and friendly throughout the organisation process. My daughter booked caterers to provide food for the reception and organised many personal touches herself. The staff at the guest house were very easy going when she needed to set up special lighting and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

The Motel is completely different from the photos. The room was small but clean. Paper thin walls and the shower nozzle fell off half way through my wash. Needs a major revamp. Great proximity to centre of town though. Would I stay there again ... not sure.

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Springfield, Australia
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Excellent location. Rooms old, but clean. We enjoyed staying at this hotel, staff friendly, basic breakfast included. Vastly different to website photos, but we didn't mind. You get what you pay for, if you want 5 stars go elsewhere.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed with another couple during the Elvis Festival in Katoomba. The Clarendon was perfect because it is right next to the RSL and the town centre, where there is a great little Irish pub called the Harp & Fiddle. The rooms are clean and are equipped with towels, soap & tea/coffee facilities, fridge etc. This place is perfect just... More 

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