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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family who booked a table here (you have to be a member). It's a very traditional establishment as in old English, with lots of history and historical memorabilia regarding the club etc. The service was first class and the food amazing! I had the lamb shank with a selection of vegetables and potatoes in the middle for...

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bedfordshire,UK
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is not a buzz place for hipsters. There are enough of those, for goodness sake. Its style, and it has plenty, is of a past era of manners, timelessness and history. You can't just blow in, to stay here you need either to be a fully paid up member, or else to be a member of an equally stylish...

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Deganwy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I stayed here last in 2000 and found that it had reassuringly changed little. My access to this club is via a reciprocal agreement with the Royal Overseas League in London. I had a room for three nights, but only actually slept in it for two as I had headed off to see friends overnight. Consequently I probably did not...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here on my birthday for an enjoyable meal and was not disappointed. The building is beautiful and tastefully decorated and the restaurant on the top floor provides stunning views across Sydney Harbour whilst you indulge in fabulous local cuisine. Thoroughly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

You do need to understand what you are in for here. We stayed on a reciprocal deal from the excellent RAC in Victoria of which we are members; a great modern place bustling with activity and fabulous facilities. That's not what we got at the RACA. The good points: Location, location, location with an added old-world charm. Lots of wood...

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Buderim
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Have been a member since 2003 and now an interstate member. Have enjoyed the accommodation a few times and love the location, food and accommodation. Would recommend it as a member and low key comfortable place to stay without the hype and with the family feel.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

First Sunday back in Sydney of our holiday home and we were wandering around Circular Quay with family. A bit peckish, Dad is a long term member of the club, so decided to grab some lunch. It is a step back in time, beautiful old bar and dining space, and the sun steaming through the windows. Had a really simple...

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England
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stayed here for a few nights following a tour in Melbourne and Wellington NZ. The hotel is really conveniently located on Circular Quays, we had a botanic garden view for 2 nights and then a harbour bridge view for 2 nights, both rooms were excellent, modern, clean, light and airy. The staff were friendly and helpful and nothing was too...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

This old club with over 100 years of service is a little tradition hidden in the city. If you know a member get them to take you there to have a taste of times gone by! Inside is heritage listed features and old fashioned service! Before the upgrade to parliament this was the haunt of politicians.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. It's very dated. Rooms are small (to be expected in this location) and aircon is on or off. This meant our room was freezing and we had to be given a fan heater to keep warm. Rooms are tired and not on a par with other reciprocal clubs. Service in the restaurant was poor. Not...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about The Royal Automobile Club of Australia Accommodation

Address: 89 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Number of rooms: 29
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“Become a member if seeking Sydney Circular Quay convenient accommodation often.”
BuderimDiner, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Macquarie Street rooms are big, look over the gardens and are quiet”
344aileenh, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Old building with all rooms altered for 20th Century - not 21st. Each one will be different.”
rodonisle, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the Opera House or the Harbour Bridge.”
LoriM287, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
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