We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

BreakFree on Clarence

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
BreakFree on Clarence
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

494 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for BreakFree on Clarence
See the most recent reviews
Showing 478: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank AKHLondon
Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear AKHLondon, Thank you for your recent stay at Breakfree on Clarence. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay – in particular our friendly hospitality and central location. Your compliments have been passed on to the Guest Services staff. We appreciate your feedback regarding our carpet, we are currently on the move to upgrade our product....

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via 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.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Albywon
Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Albywon, Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. We are glad to learn that your overall stay was fine and you had a great time with your family. We appreciate the response in regards to the renovation. We are glad to share with you that, full renovation will take place later this year. These will include rooms...

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank 712oliviag
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 2 weeks ago

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.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank T3915THbrucel
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 2 weeks 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...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Heather G
Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Thank you for your feedback of Breakfree on Clarence. Our hotel will sometimes provide complimentary upgrades, giving guests upgraded room to relax. It is unfortunate to hear that your recent stay in our Family Room did not go well. Your comments have been taken on board with regards to the room product, maintenance and general hotel experience. Every...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank michealb871
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 2 weeks 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...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank grahamcolinh
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 2 weeks 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...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Diego B
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...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean and comfortable, bathroom a little small but functional and air con that worked well on a very hot night. Easy walking to Darling Harbour and the CBD. Room was good value for the night, though traffic noise was a little intrusive.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank 166craig
Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Craig, Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. We are always happy to hear from guests who have enjoyed their stay with us. Our aim is to offer preferred budget accommodation within a prime Sydney location. It is great to see that you found our rooms comfortable and ideal for your stay. We hope you could take...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel, very clean, comfortable bedding, own bathroom and awesome aircon. Pros:Friendly staff, very helpful. Walking distance to Darling Harbour, Martin Place, QVB, Hyde Park and more. Walking distance to Town hall, wynyard, or St James train stations. Places to eat virtually next to hotel, Subway and 7 eleven a 3 minute walk. Con: Found it too noisy, street very...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Naomi A
Hotel_Manager287, Guest Relations Manager at BreakFree on Clarence, responded to this review

Dear Naomi, Thank you for your review of Breakfree on Clarence. We are very happy to hear that you had such an excellent experience. Our team work very hard to provide amazing budget location within a prime Sydney location. Your compliments with regard to staff have been received with gratitude. It is great to hear that both Guest Services and...

86 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (50)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (29)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (36)
Viewed
Room/Suite (22)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Sydney hotels
Central Business District
The Grace Hotel Sydney
The Grace Hotel Sydney
#17 of 179 in Sydney
5,070 reviews
Central Business District
QT Sydney
QT Sydney
#13 of 179 in Sydney
1,778 reviews
Central Business District
Swissotel Sydney
Swissotel Sydney
#16 of 179 in Sydney
4,198 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Central Business District
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
Central Business District
Hyatt Regency Sydney
Hyatt Regency Sydney
#78 of 179 in Sydney
3,267 reviews
Central Business District
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Central Business District

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
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
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: ₹ 7,956 - ₹ 17,315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BreakFree on Clarence 3*
Number of rooms: 50
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Booking.com and Hotels.com so you can book your BreakFree on Clarence reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from BreakFree on Clarence staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from BreakFree on Clarence staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
5 of 5