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BreakFree on Clarence

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Positioned in the heart of the Sydney CBD, the well-appointed BreakFree on Clarence is perfect for your next getaway, and walking distance to many of Sydney’s best attractions including Darling Harbour, Sydney Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera house and Circular Quay where the ferries depart to DFO shopping outlet and Manly. Perfect for singles, families and couples, guests can choose from Single Standard rooms, Queen Rooms, Twin Rooms, Family Suites, and Premium Rooms. All are air-conditioned providing comfort during the warmer and cooler months, and Wi-Fi (fee applies) allows you to catch up on business or connect with loved ones while on holiday. Set in a historic building, BreakFree on Clarence offers all the amenities you need including WiFi internet access throughout the hotel (fee applies), a large common living and dining room, perfect for whipping up a quick breakfast and a tour desk with friendly staff ready to arrange any excursion you wish.
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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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Stinks, bedroom absolutely gross. No aircon working - on clean mode the entire time I stayed there. I have to write 200 words but I have nothing more to say that I would never stay there again, how this is an acceptable hotel on the Australian Government list astounds me
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I had an overnight stay in Sydney last week and chose to stay at the Breakfree on Clarence. It was close to the venue for my visit. The room was small, only one lamp for the the double bed, and no iron or ironing board. The room was clean enough, and bearing in mind that
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Response from ClarenceTeam, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence
Responded 2 days ago
Dear mikkob123, Thank you for taking the time to share comments on your recent experience. We appreciate all feedback to ensure we can continuously improve our product and services. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards, Alana
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Room was poor. Strong smell of smoke, extremely dirty carpets heavily staines. House keeping did not turn town the beds the next day and the shower had no soap holder. All in all poor services for the high price. Much better value elsewhere.
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Response from ClarenceTeam, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Wanderer38577949769, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at BreakFree on Clarence. We are sorry to hear there was shortfalls with our housekeeping services. We will be sure to follow up with our team in regards to these comments. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards, Alana
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Where do I start? Loud music blaring from radio on arrival. Clumpy pillows, water leaking from the shower across to the carpet, no opening windows, free wifi only if email given, noise from corridors due to no carpet in hallways, rank smell.
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Response from ClarenceTeam, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence
Responded 1 week ago
We appreciate the comments in regards to your recent experience with us. We value all guest feedback to ensure we can make improvements on our offering. Our team does prepare our rooms with classical music for our rooms arrival process, but we will be sure to asses with our team the volume level. Our Mantra+ Loyalty program is free for our guests to sign up to which provides great benefits for our guest such as complimentary wifi. Thank you for the feedback and we hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, The Breakfree on Clarence Team
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Below average customer service, rooms are truly underwhelming rundown rooms nothing like the pictures shown, I will never stay at break free property again truly disappointing, pictures tell 1000 words see below.
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Response from ClarenceTeam, Manager at BreakFree on Clarence
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to share comments on your stay. We are working on improvements for our product and value all guest feedback Kind Regards, The Breakfree on Clarence Team
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Hi, There is a door, some rooms it's sliding and others are normal doors.
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"Ask the receptionist for some guidance."
"Rooms on higher floors at the back of the building. You don’t want to face Clarence Street."
"I asked for higher up just to avoid traffic noise."
"Use the other Breakfree, located just a few blocks away. It has a nice lobby and appeared to be much cleaner."
"Try a different hotel"
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PRICE RANGE
US$91 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
City Hotel
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesSydneyCentral Business District
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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