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McLaren Hotel

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25 McLaren St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location.Quiet but close to Pacific Highway and Miller with some great restaurants nearby. No dinner but snacks (soups toasted sandwiches) were available I really enjoyed my afternoon snack of toasted cheese sandwich. Buffet breakfast cereals fruits juice coffee teas toast crumpets etc good value at $8 per person. We stayed in the older heritage section suite (terrific bed) definitely... More 

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Thank jolesley2014
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate this fantastic review and hope to see you in the future. Kind Regards Billy More 

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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been staying here for 10 years and it is my home away from home. Friendly, well located near loads of restaurants, and easily affordable. They also have a small room at the front that lends itself well to small format functions.

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Thank Hugh M
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Hugh, As one of our long-time regulars, it is a pleasure to hear your positive feedback. See you soon! Kind Regards Billy More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The McLaren did live up to the reviews on TripAdvisor. It is located on a quiet street, an oasis amongst the commercial buildings of North Sydney. We walked to the train station, less than 10 minutes and caught a train to the city, all up less than 20 minutes. The hotel has a nice continental breakfast for $8 per person,... More 

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Thank Graeme D
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Graeme, This is a truly wonderful response, thank you for the fantastic review. Kind Regards Billy More 

Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Stayed at this hotel many times - friendly staff and perfect location This time I stayed in the suite- One of the best beds I can remember sleeping in in a hotel Lush comfortable and hard to wake up - well done

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Thank Chery1954
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Room 3 (The Tara Suite) is indeed a classic, and we couldn't be happier to hear your thoughts! Kind Regards Billy More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We had a spare of the moment night in the city, what a find this Hotel was. I felt I had stepped back in time. So much better than staying right in the heart of the city. We walked to the Hayden Orpheum to watch a movie through the back streets of North Sydney. Great night away very comfortable would... More 

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Thank Trace H
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Trace, we are so pleased to hear you loved staying here and we hope to be of service again on your next visit to North Sydney :) Kind Regards Billy More 

Merimbula, Australia
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51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights before travelling OS. This hotel did not disappoint. Olde world charm, spacious and comfortable room, fabulous location and reasonable price. So close to transport and great restaurants. Staff were friendly and helpful. Secure parking was a bonus. We will consider the McLaren when next in Sydney.

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Thank Anne M
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Anne, we do hope you choose to stay with us again on your next visit. Kind Regards Billy More 

Pokeno, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

What a great little place! A short visit to Sydney for a friends wedding was the reason for our stay and we loved it. The shower, although small was AMAZING! We originally were to be in an upstairs room but hubby asked to be downstairs. I think I would've preferred to be upstairs as we were in room 2 which... More 

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy to know you enjoyed your time at The McLaren and hope to see you again in the near future, Kind Regards Billy More 

Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I grew up in the lower North shore and returned to visit some family and friends. It is a hotel with great style. It is a beautiful building; the street was full of jacaranda trees. The room we stayed in was a little dark and humid; especially during when it was raining. Our clothes didn't dry up after the washing.... More 

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Thank zarasnlam
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment. We hope you choose to stay with us next time in town (P.S Book a Deluxe room and request a terrace, these rooms have a sunnier aspect :) Kind Regards Billy More 

Hong Kong, China
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89 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We stayed 3 nights here in a triple room. The hotel itself is quite close to North Sydney metro station (10-15 mins walk), neighborhood is quiet for a good sleep. The building is visibly aged but rooms and corridors are clean. Room size was OK and enough for our 3 bulk luggage. Shampoo was provided but only soap for body... More 

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Thank Alex L
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Alex, Thanks for the positive comments Kind Regards Billy More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We picked this place purely for its location as its round the corner from family but really lucked out with this place. Very good price for a city hotel, lovely comfy beds, great priced wifi and mini bar, superb shower (powerful!) and really close to transport links. Will be staying again on our next Aussie adventure

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Thank MichaelaVeal
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this fantastic review! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about McLaren Hotel

Address: 25 McLaren St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > North Sydney
Price Range: $117 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — McLaren Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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