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BreakFree on Clarence

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Overall, the price was reasonable for the location. We stayed in the family suite which had two separate rooms. Furniture and the hallways were very dated. Place is due for a renovation. Would recommend it to anyone who would like a short stay.

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

Dear sydneyfooodie , Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear your overall stay was enjoyable and you have taken location convenience of our property. We would like to share with you that, in the coming months, our property will be receiving some renovations. It will increase our offerings for our future guests. We hope to see you...

Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The room I stayed in smelt of mould/was damp. There was a dead cockroach on the floor. Sheets were clean, water was hot and the hotel conveniently located, but definitely better value for money at other places. Also no iron in the room - not great for business travellers.

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

Dear Travel_India_2014, Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your time with us. However, we appreciate your feedback which can help us improve our products and services. Every effort is made with consideration to guest comfort, though some matters can be beyond our control. But issue experienced with...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Family suite good layout for three or four. Bedding comfortable. Easy public transport access to city, darling harbour, circular quay and airport. Excellent staff .More hooks or shelves in bathroom would be helpful.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Comfortable with nice bathroom however very small rooms, even in the single. My room Labelled Bridge view had one tiny window with no views. Clean inside and staff were friendly. good location close to the city.

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

Dear Samuel, Thank you for your fantastic feedback. We are glad to hear your stay was enjoyable and the service received from staff was helpful. We hope to see you soon. Regards - The Breakfree on Clarence Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Rooms are small, But clean with comfortable beds. Good location and not to much street noise. Would stay again. close to The Queen Victoria Building, not to far to darling Harbor and Town hall Station.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great location and friendly service. Decor dated and could do with some refurbishment. Good value for money, clean and convenient. Stayed in a family suite. Perfect for three friends. Close to city centre, Darling Harbour and public transport.

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I'll start by saying it was a great location and the service was good. However, I was in a small, dingy room right next to the lift which was noisy all night. Unpleasant smells from the bathroom also wafted into my room. The walls were marked and the bathroom, while clean enough, didn't look like it was cleaned as well...

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

Dear Hannah, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent stay experience with us. We are glad to learn that your were satisfied with our central location and friendly hospitality. We are really sorry about any unexpected odor in the room; we are currently working on a permanent solution to upgrade our product. Your occupied room on the...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Location is good, but the rooms are very tired and the stale tobacco smell in my room was totally overwhelming to the point it gave me a continual headache. The disabled bathroom facilities were challenging. Sorry I won't be back.

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

Dear adeleb220 , Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our property. We are all disappointed that you did not enjoy your time with us and experienced issues during your stay. Please be rest assured that we will always do everything in our power to resolve any issues if and when they are bought to our...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The location of the hotel is excellent. I booked a room for one person and it is quite small but it was OK taking into account that I only spend the nights there. The personnel was very gentle and kind. The cleaning aspects are generally speaking not so good. The bathroom was OK but I think they did not take...

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

Dear silvia151515, Good to hear about our friendly staff and that our location was convenient. Please accept our very sincere apologies on housekeeping shortfall. We will raise your feedback with our housekeeping supervisor for investigation. Look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, The Breakfree on Clarence Team

Brisbane Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Unbelievable!! How they can charge $300+ per night is criminal!! Not what we were expecting at all. Stained carpet, paint peeling off the walls, black marks on walls, skirting boards that look like they haven't been cleaned forever and bedheads all flaking. Only single chairs to sit on. Coffee cups a joke - two sips and gone. Only two positives...

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

Dear chrisy72 , Thank you for you review of Breakfre on Clarence. We are sorry to hear that Breakfree on Clarence did not live up to your expectations. Sydney accommodation can often be quite pricey. It is our aim at Breakfree on Clarence to provide an ideal budget alternative within a prime location. We apologise for the oversights, which led...

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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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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Internet
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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 Please note: Urgent construction works will be carried out in the neighbouring buildings from 22 May until 25 May 2017 between the hours of 9am and 10pm. During this time there may be noise disruption. We apologies in advance for any inconvenience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree on Clarence

Address: Shorter House 193-195 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly City Hotel)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
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Kitchenette Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: £81 - £193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“do not book this hotel”
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“Avoid rooms overlooking the street (noisy)”
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“avoid the first floor.”
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“Great location to walk around the city andto shop”
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