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McLaren Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Totally what we expected from our research ahead. the sound proof of the room was not great but we were able to have a good night sleep. great customer service, the manager helped me take my things up, we were able to leave our stuff with them after check out for 6+hours breakfast was not hot breakfast, but we were...

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such positive feedback :) Kind Regards Billy

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great business hotel for overnight stays in central location. In room breakfast dining, close to popular cafes and transport. Comfy beds, well maintained and clean.Courteous, helpful manager. Quiet considering location. Recommend!

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words, hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards Billy

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Parking onsite, friendly check-in, an upgrade as the Hotel was not as busy on Boxing night definitely gets this hotel our vote as an alternative to city establishments. We had a large room with the comfiest bed and all the basics one requires. A charming and atmospheric conversion of a large home of yesteryear into this private hotel , we...

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review!! Kind Regards Billy

Reviewed 15 December 2016

The staff at the McLaren Hotel were very friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean and well maintained. The room was spacious but the bathroom was a bit small. Overall, the hotel had a cozy, personal atmosphere and was a lovely place to stay.

Thank Beth S
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Beth, we are delighted to hear your feedback. Thanks for taking the time to write your review. Kind Regards Billy

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

From check in to check out, staying here was an absolute pleasure. The gentleman on the front desk was lovely, the room was large and tidy. The wallpaper made me want to stay forever. Bathroom very clean, could smell the disinfectant when I came back after cleaning. Bed was stupidly comfortable. Literally do not have one bad thing to say....

Thank youngprofessional733
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

What can we say.. The perfect review! Thank you so much! Kind Regards Billy

Reviewed 29 November 2016

We booked three nights over the weekend at the McLaren Hotel because the other hotels in North Sydney were too expensive. Our cost per night was $160 in a Kingsize room. It was a really pleasant experience! More like a spacious B&B so more personal than a large hotel. Rooms very spacious, clean and bed very comfortable. Upstairs rooms have...

Thank CanberraConnie
pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review! And for mentioning the coffee machine! We have only recently acquired it and thought it may add more value to our continental breakfasts. It's obviously working! Kind Regards Billy

Chittaway Point, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A great place to stay, so close to the city but far enough away to be peaceful. Also very affordable with a very reasonably priced breakfast. North Sydney railway station is a short walk away as are several restaurants and shops.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

A magnificent review! Thank you Lyn! :) Kind Regards Billy

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good central location on the north shore for transport and other facilities.cosy, clean smallish rooms, well furbished and inexpensive, good service from diligent and attentive staff.Good place to stop over for a couple of nights.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

A fantastic response to your stay, we appreciate you taking the time to provide this wonderful feedback. Kind Regards Billy

Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a charming small hotel built in what once was a stately home. The rooms though not large are very tastefully furnished and comfortable. There is no in house dining apart from a very basic breakfast of cereal, toast and coffee. Luckily there is a very good Italian restaurant at the end of the street or a short walk...

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Alan, it is very much appreciated! You have described us perfectly! Kind Regards Billy

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A nice little 'guesthouse' style hotel only a couple of blocks from the North Sydney CBD. Very convenient for business travel, being only a flat(ish) 5 min walk from Berry St, and a range of restaurants nearby to choose from. Staff are always very helpful and friendly.

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pacrim, Manager at McLaren Hotel, responded to this review

Brad, Thank you for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again one day. Kind Regards Billy

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about McLaren Hotel

Address: 25 McLaren Street, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > North Sydney
Price Range: $152 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — McLaren Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Mclaren Hotel Sydney
McLaren Hotel North Sydney
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“King room was very nice.”
malnico, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would choose an upstairs room for light and view”
CanberraConnie, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“on the road side, sunniest rooms still not noisy.”
petaatpearson, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room we have stayed in was nice. Best to ask at time of booking as to what is available.”
78berylr, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our heritage room was upstairs (no lift), so ask if you don't want stairs (and possibly stay in the new section)”
jolesley2014, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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