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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

fantastic central location but with this location comes street noise. maybe ask for a room not facing the street. the staff were very helpful. the beds were a little hard compared to what i'm used to but then the price was excellent.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very convenient to go anywhere and everywhere from the hotel itself. Nice hotel with affordable price for 7 days! Friendly staff also. Really recommend this hotel if you are on a tight budget. Location wise is good!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good efficient check in by friendly staff. Clean, and tidy room, great location, basic room but excellent value for money. The bathroom had been renovated, the walls and carpet are due for an upgrade (paint)

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Sydney
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upgraded!!Not so sure. First impession - badly stained carpets. Then the vanity bowl showed numerous cracks. Had to move toilet paper off holder to have easy access. Unable to use the safe. After numerous calls, gave up and hid valuables. Maybe we had more room but as a couple,we did not require 2 beds. Badly placed TV,had to crane your... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good location, price and customer service. There was just a really bad smell in the room, like damp and mouldy and chemicals.. Was shown other rooms but one had same smell, and the other one had clearly been sprayed with really strong air freshener just before walking in. No bench space in bathroom.

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Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are very pleased to hear that you found our location convenient and our staff friendly. We do apologize if the rooms were not quite up to your expectations, and for the housekeeping shortfall. We will pass this review on to our housekeeping team for improvements. We hope to see you again... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No spare toilet paper provided for family of four for two days Dirty stained carpets need replacing Remote control didn't work and housekeeping didn't care when notified via note No pillowcases on spare pillows Traffic noise No spare blankets Windows don't seal

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good price but not worth it. Stay somewhere else for a small amount extra. Our room was on the 6th floor with no window and it STUNK like damp/mould. It was so strong that I have washed all of our clothes twice and the smell is still lingering in our cupboards now and our suitcase stinks like it also.

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Perth, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

great location, staff friendly, thought paying $25 for internet excessive, good job I have own data, over seas guests might be put off. Communal area could do with more facilities so self catering might be an option, but would stay again

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Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Helen, Thank you for your recent review. We are very pleased to hear that you found the location convenient and the staffs friendly. We do apologize for the communal area and if it was not quite up to your expectations, we will discuss this with our management team for future improvements. Kind regards, The Breakfree on Clarence Team More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location in the city and easy to get to from the airport as train station's an easy walk away with luggage. We had 3 adults staying in the room and had linen supplied for 3. However disappointed that only 2 teacups and glasses supplied and was given a mug when 3rd glass requested. Tea, milk and sugar not replenished... More 

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Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Allison, Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that you found the location convenient and close to the stations. We do apologize for the housekeeping shortfall and will discuss this with our housekeeping team for improvements. Kind regards, The Breakfree on Clarence Team More 

Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay here. Friendly staff and best location + great value. Only downfall was the cleaning this time.. The hotel is clean but we had days without any cleaning beeing done even when we've been out all day. Dirty Glasses didn't got cleaned once.

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Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Jana D, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are very happy to welcome you back to the hotel for the second time, and very pleased to hear that you found the staff friendly and the location convenient. We do apologize if the housekeeping was not quite up to your standards, please be advised, housekeeping only does a light... More 

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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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Amenities

About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Positioned in the heart of the Sydney CBD, BreakFree on Clarence provides travellers with a choice of room types which are great for singles, families and couples, including the Single Standard room, Queen Room, Twin Room, Family Suite Family, and Premium Room. Rooms are air-conditioned providing comfort during the warmer and cooler months, and Wi-Fi (fee applies) offers travellers the opportunity to catch up on business or connect with loved ones while on holiday. Planning a lot of activities while in Sydney? The city is bursting with lots of excursions; you'll find the locality of this city hotel offers all that you need, with public transport including trains and buses at the hotel entrance, along with a horde of shops, cafes and restaurants. From this well-appointed accommodation you can walk to many of Sydney's best attractions including Westfield Shopping Centre, the Art Gallery of NSW, Darling Harbour, Sydney Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera house and Circular Quay where the ferries depart to Taronga Zoo, DFO shopping outlet and Manly. Location Features: • Sydney Airport 8.4Km drive • Town Hall Train Station 500m walk • Capitol Theatre 1.3Km walk • Chinatown 1.5Km walk • Paddy's Markets 1.3Km walk • Sydney Entertainment Centre 1.2Km walk • Darling Harbour 1.1Km walk • Circular Quay 1.3Km walk • The Sydney Opera House 2km • Sydney Botanic Gardens 1.6Km • The Rocks 1.3Km • Sydney Aquarium 350m walk ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree on Clarence

Address: Shorter House 193-195 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly City Hotel)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: $114 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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