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The Royal Automobile Club of Australia Accommodation

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Buderim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been a member since 2003 and now an interstate member. Have enjoyed the accommodation a few times and love the location, food and accommodation. Would recommend it as a member and low key comfortable place to stay without the hype and with the family feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First Sunday back in Sydney of our holiday home and we were wandering around Circular Quay with family. A bit peckish, Dad is a long term member of the club, so decided to grab some lunch. It is a step back in time, beautiful old bar and dining space, and the sun steaming through the windows. Had a really simple... More 

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England
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113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Stayed here for a few nights following a tour in Melbourne and Wellington NZ. The hotel is really conveniently located on Circular Quays, we had a botanic garden view for 2 nights and then a harbour bridge view for 2 nights, both rooms were excellent, modern, clean, light and airy. The staff were friendly and helpful and nothing was too... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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86 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

This old club with over 100 years of service is a little tradition hidden in the city. If you know a member get them to take you there to have a taste of times gone by! Inside is heritage listed features and old fashioned service! Before the upgrade to parliament this was the haunt of politicians.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. It's very dated. Rooms are small (to be expected in this location) and aircon is on or off. This meant our room was freezing and we had to be given a fan heater to keep warm. Rooms are tired and not on a par with other reciprocal clubs. Service in the restaurant was poor. Not... More 

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Thank Louise S
Victoria Point, Australia
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68 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This is a great place to stay, close to everything Sydney has to offer, yet quietly removed. Very olde world, but staff and food are excellent. Accommodation is comfortable, well maintained and quiet. The Restaurant is just fabulous, and the unsung heroes are the chefs working behind the scenes. Their food is wonderful. All wait staff are helpful and really... More 

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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

As other reviewers have commented, this place appears to have barely changed In decades. But I don't think that's a bad thing - the old-fashioned decor is well maintained and the vibe of this place is half-way between the set of a glamourous1950s Hitchock thriller and a musty old church hall, depending in no small part on how you choose... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We didn't stay here, just had a dinner with old friends. The food was average, service grudging and the evening was very expensive. Two courses, a couple of glasses of wine and one of champagne was $120.00. The bar stayed open afterwards only long enough for one more drink then the rails were noisily put up. Thank God we weren't... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

The RACA is a time capsule: wood panels, old timey photos on the walls, old world feel all around. The rooms are small but comfortable: single beds only, but they make for a very good night sleep. Internet is fast and free. The restaurant on the top floor is absolutely top notch. Affordable and effective accomodation for Sydney's CBD.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The club is very conveniently located close to Circular Quay. It has clearly got a lot of history but the rooms and facilities do lack a little something - TLC! It didn't appear to have had much done since the 1920s in terms of décor and furnishings! The room was small with a strange step up to an even smaller... More 

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Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Royal Automobile Club of Australia Accommodation

Address: 89 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Number of rooms: 29
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