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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank cesecazgz
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... More 

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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Thank Georgia M
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. More 

Madrid
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49 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Ok so firstly I have stayed at this lodge many times and I've come to the conclusion that you are taking a bit of a lottery should you choose to stay here. Yes the location is excellent and the lodge comfortable and clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. However the problem is the noise from the shared bathrooms, slamming... More 

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Thank fran15111
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Hello, Firstly we are very sorry that you had such a terrible night with us - a night we remember well! The Night Manager did respond to calls that evening - he was actually here dealing with the situation already & asking the young rowdy people - who had decided that they wanted a party - to leave. On check... More 

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43 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights here. It's a great spot to stay in a great neighbourhood for a correct price as Sydney is an expensive city. The french guy at the reception is lovely and really helpfull, and as we are french too we had really good moments speaking with him about travelling and his life in Australia. The shared bathrooms... More 

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

Dear Pauline F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy that you really enjoyed your stay with us here at Macleay Lodge. Our staff are great - we have wonderful cleaners, & Benoit the French man you spoke about does an excellent job - he knows the hotel & the area & will... More 

London
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

For the price of the Sydney Lodges considering you are staying in one of the more expensive areas of Sydney Potts Point (yes it is expensive even though next door to kings cross) you can't really complain. These lodges are cheaper than an Ibis Budget hotel out of Sydney. I booked a single. I am not sure whether I had... More 

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Thank Rob020
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Rob020, Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we are so glad you liked us! We are also really pleased that you are sampling more than one of our Sydney Lodges properties - as we are all a bit different & offer varied amenities - depending on what you need. We hope you continue this... More 

Werribee
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent amenities. 10/10. Nice clean double room with air conditioning. Simple but it suited what i wanted. Shared bathroom but no one elae on my floor which was nice. Only setback is no lift if you have heavy luggage. Had to climb three flights but all good. Very reasonably priced too. Close to all the venues in kings cross. Higly... More 

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Thank 199timothyb
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear 199timothyb, Thank you for your very positive feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad you took the time to review us & would love to have you back if you are in Sydney again! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

There were 2 particular members of staff that worked in the afternoons and evenings, male and female who were incredible rude and u helpful. On arrival the woman was too busy going through her shopping to let us in even though she could see us. We found her incredibly hostile and unhappy to help. When the wifi stopped working, she... More 

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1 Thank Joella S
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Joella S We are sorry you did not have a very pleasant stay here with us. We usually have great feedback about all our staff members - so we are very sorry about this. We hope this one episode will not put you off & you will try us again - as we are a great Lodge with very... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Not For me. Bed was very small and bent in the middle. otherwise the accommodation was fairly clean and comfortable. The garbage truck at 5.30am will ensure you get up early so don't expect a sleep in.

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2 Thank Ber113
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Ber111 Oh no - sorry - why did you not tell us??? We have great beds & if any are ever broken we replace them immediately. As we have had no other bed complaints we do not know which particular bed you are referring to ... but we could have moved you into another room had we of known.... More 

Brisbane
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55 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Working in the travel industry I somehow missed the shared bathroom (for the life of me I can't recall seeing that listed- anywhere lol), the top floor bathroom wasn't the best or cleanest- I enjoyed walking downstairs to the level below with the excellent shower pressure! I couldn't fault the reception and early check in, our room was a little... More 

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Thank Matt_and_Chris72
sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Matt & Chris - Thank you for taking the time to review us - we do appreciate all feedback. Thank you for your kind mention of our great staff - they are here to make your stay as good as it can possibly be. We are an old building ( a lovely old terrace house in this heritage area)... More 

thousand oaks
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location near night life and walking distance to many Sydney highlights. Rooms are clean and have sink, microwave, tv, teapot and fridge. Price is fair. Restrooms are shared and tiny. Very few supplies available. No dish soap, sponge, washcloth. Very little room to store belongings. No housekeeping provided. My room was right outside of a restaurant/back alley and several... More 

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

Hi Barbara, Thank you for taking the time to write your thoughtful review. We do agree we are in a great location - in the centre of the inner city - & close to most good tourist attractions. We would love to have you back if you come to Sydney again - or try another of our Sydney Lodge Hotels... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $58 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Macleay Lodge Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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