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Geebung, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Two day stay between accommodations. Helpful, understanding staff. Beds comfy, slight issue with hot water and staff remedied immediately. Card entry much better than key. Close to the Quay and delicious Vermicelli.

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Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stained carpets filthy walls fridge not cleaned out from previous guest.the musty mouldy smell was unbearable.i will not stay again and would tell others to avoid it .I'm grateful it was only a one night stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed weekend before work conference starting Monday. Close proximity to all sights in Sydney. Staff were friendly at reception. Public areas appeared clean and tidy. Room 202 was compact but clean. A few stains on carpet as entering room and the bedhead was ripped but only on one side! I had a room at the back of building so noise...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well overdue for a renovation and sparsely furnished rooms however it served its purpose. We had room 402 for two nights over Australia day short break while entertaining family visiting from overseas. Anyway, the room was fully functional and away from the noise. I'm sure a makeover will come however no rush as fully functional.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very convenient to shops, restaurants, hotels, pubs. Room was in average condition and could be in need of an upgrade. Staff very friendly and helpful. Suitable for a short stay as single rooms are not very big in size.

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

Dear 712oliviag, Thank you for taking the time to review Breakfree on Clarence. We are delighted to see that you had such a positive experience staying with us. Our Guest Service Agents are more than willing to help in any way possible. Your compliments are very much appreciated by our small team. We are glad that you found your location...

Orange
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location to go to the State Theatre and shopping. Close to rail and great Irish pub near to it. Was really impressed with the front office staff who were very helpful and cheerful. The facilities were OK.

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

Dear T3915THbrucel, Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. Your compliments regarding our staff have been passed on with gratitude. It is also great to see that you took advantage of our location to explore the many Sydney sights nearby. We hope to see you...

Brisbane Central
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing like pictures on internet. Rooms very dated and need painting, bedheads peeling, carpet stained, tiny poky family room no lounge area for family, electricity failed and we were initially told we would have to wait until next day - really!! May have been close to everything but not worth it. Don't know what rooms other reviewers had but really...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

was comfortable bed maintenance came and fixed a light a.s.a.p good little dinning area where you could sit and eat would advice to take some cutlery if your going to make your own food , but their are heaps places close to buy some tucker staff were so nice and font office manager Afsar was so helpful to me i...

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

Dear Michael, Thank you for your positive feedback of our hotel. We are glad your experience at Breakfree on Clarence was a pleasant one and you rated us full 5 our of 5 !! Our Guest Service Agents were delighted to serve you and your compliments on our Manager have already passed on. We aim to provide a great experience...

Perth
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most wonderful ferry rides possible is only a 12 minute walk from the hotel.(Darling harbour to Circular quay) via the old green public ferries. Simply breathtaking. Room and bathroom was very clean and there is a great little free laundry on level two,equipped with washer,dryer and toilet facility plus a lovely big screen tv to watch while...

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

Dear Graham, Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. We are delighted to hear your positive feedback from you stay, especially with our product and service !! We aim to provide a pleasant guest experience, hopefully exceeding expectations. We appreciate the great response in regards to our location. Breakfree is a great budget alternative within the prime Sydney...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros - Great location - Comfy bed - Staff were friendly Cons - TV is poorly positioned - Room smells stale - Dead bugs on bathroom ceiling - Did not get 2 beds as shown on picture - No mini bar and limited products available from reception I am not often very picky and can live with most of the...

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

Dear Diego, Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. We appreciate all guest feedback to assist us in improving our product and services. We appreciate that you enjoyed our location and found our staff helpful. We extend our apologies for any housekeeping shortfalls that may have occurred during your stay with us. Regarding the room, we received your...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Public Wifi
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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 ... 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: RM544 - RM1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“avoid the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles stephennericad, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location to walk around the city andto shop”
 of 5 bubbles stephencA9896PZ, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Select rooms on the top floors”
 of 5 bubbles subarnag2013, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room at the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryC4505, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dont go to top floors if you require WIFI.”
 of 5 bubbles DaraghC479, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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