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The Old Clare Hotel

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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 attention to aesthetics and concern for retaining the interesting features of both buildings.
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Positives: Really cool hotel, very modern. Good location. Good food and drink options in the hotel. Spacious room. Friendly and helpful staff.

Negatives: Tiny and pretty poorly equipped gym. Pool and rooftop bar was closed which was a major reason I’d booked the hotel initially
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I was a little disappointed that the pool was being refurbished, and was not accessible, but otherwise very much enjoyed my brief stay here. The hotel has character, which is clear from the moment you walk in. The old furnishings and facades make for some very atmospheric and sce
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Very cool, young (and we're not) hotel in the process of getting even better (roof wasn't open) with very comfortable beds in immaculate, modern rooms (nice wood floors). The hotel is attached to some good food options, and spice alley with all it's great Asian stalls is just be
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First up and unusual for my reviews - it’s sooo good sleeping here - the beds and pillows are so comfortable, you just sink into them and seem to keep sinking for quite sometime. Lovely rooms, design all over, great restaurants under the hotel and spice alley next door is a treat
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Hidden in a side street off broadway and regent street this haven for hipsters and boutique hotels can be found!
Its walking distance to the center by either george or quay street and central station is about 150m away to speed you to further away

The street is lined with amazin
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Hi there, when will your rooftop and pool re-open? Thanks
I booked already and was told it's not a good location and it's a bad neighborhood?
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 does not have the most glorious past but it has completely changed over the last years, At the hotel, we regularly encounter guests who share that old stories of Chippendale made them hesitant but that they are so glad they came. Aside from a large number ion Tripadvisor reviews that point out how good the hood is, I suggest you google for Stephen Todd's article on Chippendale in the Australian Financial Review (sorry, I am not allowed to post links). And I urge you to contact The Super Concierge at the hotel with all your questions, thoughts or simply for recommendations.I will be very surprised if the stay with us will not be to your liking. If we can assist with anything at all, please do let us know, it's that we're here for. Looking forward to seeing you at The Old Clare. My best, Timo Bures General Manager
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is there parking on site and how much?
Yes, the Old Clare Hotel offers valet parking for $50 a night.
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Do the bathrooms frost up when you use them- they don't look awfully private in the photos?
It might depend on the room. I've stayed a few times and in a few types of rooms. In one, it was really a one person room if you're worried about privacy while you have a bath as there is no door but the toilet and shower do have a door. In another, there door to the shower was clear glass that didn't frost up. Maybe email the hotel and ask about that as they do have a few room types. I can't recall the names of the ones I stayed in (I travel a lot for work...). It is a great hotel otherwise - pretty trendy and a quick walk to the centre of Sydney. The restaurant is excellent too.
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How close is the hotel to university?
The Old Clare Hotel is across the road from The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and a five minute taxi ride to Sydney University. Regards, Rachel
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"Ask for a quiet room at the back of the hotel"
"Ask for a room on a high floor on the Carlton Street side..."
"The loft rooms are on the 3rd floor, and very quiet. Lower rooms are closer to the noisy bar, but they may be soundproofed."
"Book ahead"
"Always book in advance. The loft is my favourite"
US$ 144 - US$ 353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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