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Maitland, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed two nights with my 13yr old. Reception was always manned and staff always happy to help with map locations etc. Room was clean, heating worked, showers hot.easy walking to Darling Harbour and Pitt st shopping . We traveled by train to and from Sydney so we found the walk to Clarence St not difficult from Central, although I recommend... More 

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

Great place to stay. Room was very clean - especially the bathroom facilities. The staff were very friendly and very helpful. It had very easy access to the city for shopping and to the train station as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My mother, sister and I stayed here in a room with two double beds. It was very spacious. Room was pretty clean, close to King street wharf and train station. Lovely staff. Value for money - would stay again.

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Cordoba, Argentina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room was good, espacious and comfortable. It's well ubicated in Downtown of Sydney. But, reception staff is very impolite, they dont even answer when you say good morning!! If you ask them something they dont try to solve your problems. Very bad service for visitors even more when is your first time in Sydney.

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

Dear Gino, Thank you for taking time to post your review from your recent stay at BreakFree on Clarence. We truly appreciate your positive comments on our room product. Please accept my sincere apologies for any shortfall from service side. Please let us know your future booking with us, we will make sure your receive improved service during your stay.... More 

Gosford, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hallways smelt like cigarette smoke, there was rubbish and bags of laundry everywhere, the room was not in good condition at all and had a strange odour that we couldn't mask with perfume as we were unable to open the window. Definately will not be staying here again, very disappointed.

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Thank Madeleine S
Hotel_Manager287, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Madeleine, Thank you for sharing your experience with Tripadvisor community. We sincerely apologise to you for any discomfort caused during your stay. Every feedback we receive from our guests are important for us, enables to continuously work on products and service towards improvement. We have noted all highlighted areas from your feedback. We will make all efforts to provide... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I want to like this place because the location is great. I was apparently given an 'upgrade' to a family room which contained two very old queen beds that you could feel the springs through, and the room ie walls and carpet were very dirty. Towels and sheets were spotless though so that's something.

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

Dear Jo, Thank you for your constructive feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the shortfall from housekeeping. We will share your feedback with our housekeeping team to avoid similar issue in future. Thank you. Regards -The BreakFree on Clarence Team More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location in terms of public transport and other tourist spots. . Loved the Redoak Pub next door. Room was clean and tidy. Bed was comfy enough. No complaints apart from the room being a bit tiny.

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

Dear 603malcolms, Thank you for your review. Appreciate the positive comment on our location and comfortable bed. With our planned refurbishment this year we will address the concern mentioned. Look forward to your return. Regards -The BreakFree on Clarence Team More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent CBD location and helpful staff, room was comfortable and clean with a good size bathroom. Reception staff did their best to get me into a room before official check in time and were as flexible as they could be with checkout time.

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

Dear Luke, Thank you for such fantastic comment. We are very glad to find that, your overall experience was satisfactory as expected. We look forward to your return. Thank you. Regards -The BreakFree on Clarence Team More 

canberra
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was located in the heart of Sydney city so was a good location for where we needed to go. The room was well presented inside clean beds and bathroom although nothing to special but decent for the price. However there was no window we could open and there was a wet, stale carpet smell which wasn't pleasant which... More 

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

Dear jacobsydvisit, Thank you for taking the time in providing us some feedback. It is great to hear that you found our location convenient and our staff friendly. Your feedback is of great important to us at this hotel and in regards to the room layout and unexpected odor, we will work with our maintenance team to review and resolve.... More 

Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with friendly staff and clean room. Negatives were hard beds and street noise pretty bad. Window glass needs to be sound proof. Bathroom has been updated but furnishings need to be updated also.

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

Dear teresasM3133GE, Thank you for your constructive feedback. We are very glad to know that you were happy with our location and friendly hospitality provided by team. We have also taken notes from your feedback, specially in regards to window and furnishings. We will work with our refurbishment team to improve our offerings. Look forward to seeing you again soon.... 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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: 193-195 Clarence Street, 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: $97 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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