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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was maybe a bit basic, but it had everything I needed for my stay (a small desk, TV, fridge, kettle, some cutlery, and a sink). A minor annoyance was that the bathrooms are shared and really quite small (at least the one closest to my room). The best aspect of the lodge was the location. It is fairly...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Jan B Yes Macleay Lodge is in a lovely area of Sydney - & it is easy to get around. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us & thank you for taking the time review us.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Better than expected. Quiet and secure location up Macleay st. Clean and compact room, with kettle/coffee, fridge, m/wave, sink, comfortable bed. No 311 bus stops nearby. Kings Cross station is a short walk. Clean modern toilet/excellent showers are a few steps from any room. A Woolworths nearby, with lots of good cheap eating a few hundred metres towards Kings Cross.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi InSFlin, Thank you for your lovely review - we got top marks! We do love our Lodge & take pride in our care of it - & of our guests. Our fabulous location helps with this too. Please come again if you are again in Sydney - & have a very happy holiday season.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed December 3, 2016

First of all I understand this is a 2 star hotel, so I wasn't expecting nothing too great, having said that, there are minimum standards for any hotel specially in a first world country as Australia. First we got a room with views to the extremely noisy boiler (room number 3, avoid it when making a booking....) we could barely...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Zalo M We are budget accommodation in a beautiful old historical terrace house in a great area of Sydney. It can be noisy at times - like any place - but if we are made aware of loud guests we do ask them to be quiet & respectful. The same regard for others is maintained by our fabulous -...

Newcastle
Reviewed September 29, 2016

The guy on the front desk is really rude. the lodge you can not have visitors come up. I would highly recommend to not stay here at all because it just is not a friendly environment. I would highly recommend stay at a backpackers or just somewhere else in general over here. Not happy at all, will 100% not be...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Kaceparry13, We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay here with us.

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

These lodges are situated in a good central location in the heart of Sydney. Clean and tidy with all the essentials needed, including a fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster. There were only two points to highlight about this place is that: 1) They don't have any lifts, so carrying luggage up the stairs is required. 2) The rooms have a...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Terry5NFFC, Thank you for taking the time to write. We are glad you loved the location - we do too. Plus we do keep our Lodge clean & tidy as our cleaners are great - so we are glad you noticed. The stairs can be daunting when you arrive with your luggage - but once you are up with...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend for 4 nights. It is in a great position. There is a supermarket a few doors up and plenty of restaurants cafes and pubs within easy walking distance. The train station is an easy 5-10 minute walk. The staff at the lodge were all friendly and helpful. The rooms are not fancy but they...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Ozitravler, We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. All the staff do try to make sure all guests have a great stay here. The location certainly does help with this - for accessibility & convenience & beauty. We hope to see you if you are in Sydney again.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Location quite nice, near by got market & restaurant , convenient area. walk around 10 min then they got train station its easy and good area. room was ok, just noisy at early morning from street. this is nice hotel for staying but no lift.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Jessical0w, Thank you for writing. We are lucky we are in the inner city & close to transport & restaurants & cafes & parks & train station - so the location is great. We are happy you took advantage of & appreciated all of these things so close by. Please do come again & stay if in Sydney.

Griffith, Australia
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Booked a room with a double and single single bed. Arrived to Sydney before lunch and room was ready, allowed to drop bags off and relax in room. Clean, neat and great location. Price was excellent for Sydney and I will stay again.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hello Bartman 1966, Thank you so much & we would love you to stay with us again when you are in town!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Wifi not working evening/night, very noisy from bathrooms and people walking in the stairs. And the closest shared bathoom was really dirty. Ok location, but you can get a much nicer place for the same money in Sydney.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Cesecazgz, We are in a lovely old historical terrace in the inner city - so it is almost impossible not to have some noise inside & out - it is a shame this kept you awake. The bathrooms do get cleaned at least twice a day by our great cleaners - if it was dirty it must have been...

Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

A short walk to the historic McElhone steps. Following these will lead you to Harry's cafe de wheels (highly recommended). Past here, up some stairs takes you past the art museum to the beautiful Royal botanic gardens. Next door is Hyde Park, and through Hyde park you will end up at the heart of Sydney, CBD, shops, cafes etc. The...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Georgia M - Thank you for your kind review we do appreciate it.We are in a lovely location - many attractions close by within an easy walk! We are proud of all our staff from Reception to cleaners - they all try hard to make your experience an easy & pleasant one. So glad you enjoyed your stay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macleay Lodge is a clean and comfortable guest house in Potts Point, Sydney. The lodge is well known for its clean and comfortable rooms for great value rates.With famous Sydney icons such as the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House within walking distance, Macleay Lodge is the perfect budget hotel from which to enjoy the exciting and vibrant city of Sydney.Macleay Lodge is located on Macleay Street in cosmopolitan Potts Point. With cafes, restaurants and boutique stores filling the sidewalk, there could not be a more exciting and unique place to spend your time while visiting Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macleay Lodge Sydney

Address: 71 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $79 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Macleay Lodge Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“not number 3”
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“price are reasonable”
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“Try not to get one by dumpsters. Very noisy every morning”
 of 5 bubbles MortIsCool, Jan 21, 2016 | Read review
“Slamming of doors around 2-3 am and people talking very loud at night”
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“If you're fit to climb stairs, the top floor”
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