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The Old Clare Hotel

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1 Kensington Street, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales 2008 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Rooftop Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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5 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Stretching across two iconic heritage-listed buildings – The Clare Hotel pub and the Carlton & United Breweries Administration Building – the 62 room boutique hotel has been constructed with obsessive ...More attention to aesthetics and concern for retaining the interesting features of both buildings. Less
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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Traveller (421)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were very lucky to have 2 upgrades to two very unique suites. The first was a very large room that was an original room that was admin area of Carlton and United Brewery many years' ago. One whole wall was like a museum of...More

Thank BaconXXX
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a nice modern hotel. The rooms are good, the restaurant is great and the bar fun. The staff are great too, and very helpful. Overall it has a modern feel in a rustic old building. The interiors are architecture are great.

Thank massimoMelbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to stay in this hotel simply because of the smile and service of the staff. They know me and my car. My vehicle is a manual which is a little bit difficult to drive but the valet always received it with a smile...More

Thank koolpees
Response from Timo B, General Manager at The Old Clare HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello koolpees Thank you so much for your kind message. Really glad you enjoyed it and looking forward to seeing you again soon. My best, Timo

Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you absolutely have to be in the CBD, this is the place to be. Have loved the area since I first stayed but it has grown and changed over the years; now the area includes a multitude of eateries around Kensington Street and Spice...More

1  Thank RonWamberal
Response from Timo B, General Manager at The Old Clare HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello RonWamberal This is a seriously nice review, thank you. I'm really pleased to hear that you enjoy the area just as much as you always have. You're right, there have been some changes over the years but Chippendale remains a relaxed, unassuming neighbourhood with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for the weekend for our anniversary. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. We stayed in the Chippendale Loft which was gorgeous, very stylish decor. We were surprised to find an Instant Polaroid camera in the room for us...More

Thank Jessie D
Response from Timo B, General Manager at The Old Clare HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jessie D Belated congratulations to your anniversary and thank you for your nice words about the team and the hotel. I'm glad we could help in making this a weekend to remember and we're sure looking forward to to do so again and again...More

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13 August 2017|
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Response from Timo B | Property representative |
Hello BordersTD, I can assure you it's a great neighbourhood. Chippendale is one Sydney's most exciting areas. Of course, as the GM of The Old Clare Hotel I would say that, but please hear me out. It's true, Chippendale... More
19 May 2017|
Response from Rachel S | Property representative |
Yes, the Old Clare Hotel offers valet parking for $50 a night.
18 May 2017|
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Response from Feeber | Reviewed this property |
It might depend on the room. I've stayed a few times and in a few types of rooms. In one, it was really a one person room if you're worried about privacy while you have a bath as there is no door but the toilet and shower... More
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"Ask for a room on a high floor on the Carlton Street side..."
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"The loft rooms are on the 3rd floor, and very quiet. Lower rooms are closer to the noisy bar, but they may be..."
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"Always book in advance. The loft is my favourite"
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