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The Old Clare Hotel

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Rooftop bar, poolside views, open selected days
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar
Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar

Overview of The Old Clare Hotel

The Old Clare Hotel

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with outdoor pool, near Kensington Street

9.2/10 Superb

381 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is AU$306
Price available on 4/12/2022
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1 Kensington Street, Chippendale, NSW, 2008
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • In-room childcare
  • 3 meeting rooms
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Chippendale
  • Circular Quay - 34 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 44 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 45 min walk
  • University of Sydney - 1 min drive
  • Star Casino - 9 min drive
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 8 min drive
  • Luna Park - 13 min drive
  • Coogee Beach - 24 min drive
  • Bondi Beach - 23 min drive
  • Taronga Zoo - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 23 min drive
  • Sydney Central Station - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Redfern Station - 12 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 13 min walk
  • Central Light Rail Station - 8 min walk
  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 9 min walk
  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 10 min walk

Restaurants

  • The Loft UTS - 3 min walk
  • KOI Dessert Bar - 3 min walk
  • Coffee Trails - 4 min walk
  • Ippudo - 4 min walk
  • Essen - 4 min walk

About this property

The Old Clare Hotel

The Old Clare Hotel features a rooftop terrace and puts you within a 15-minute drive of Circular Quay. The coffee shop/cafe is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after visiting the fitness center for a workout, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. An outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a terrace are other highlights at this luxurious hotel. Fellow travelers like the comfortable beds and helpful staff. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Central Light Rail Station is 8 minutes and Capitol Square Light Rail Station is 9 minutes.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 69 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (16 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Secured covered onsite valet parking (AUD 70.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–11:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Baby bath
  • Pool gate

What to do

  • Ecotours nearby

Working away

  • 3 meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1911
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • Streaming services

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave (on request)

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Clare Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered.
Automata - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.
The Rooftop at The Clare - This poolside rooftop bar serves light fare only. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between AUD 10 and AUD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 percent

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 75.0 per night

Parking

  • Covered valet parking costs AUD 70.00 per night with in/out privileges

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Old Clare Hotel Chippendale
Old Clare Hotel
Old Clare Chippendale
Old Clare

Frequently asked questions

Does The Old Clare Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Old Clare Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Old Clare Hotel?
As of 28 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Old Clare Hotel on 4 Dec 2022 start from AU$306, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Old Clare Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Old Clare Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM.
Are pets allowed at The Old Clare Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Old Clare Hotel?
Yes. Valet parking costs AUD 70.00 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Old Clare Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an onsite casino at The Old Clare Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (9-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Old Clare Hotel and nearby?
The Old Clare Hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near The Old Clare Hotel?
Yes, Clare Bar offers poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Coffee Trails (4-min walk), Ippudo (4-min walk), and Essen (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Old Clare Hotel like?
The Old Clare Hotel is in Chippendale, a short 8-minute walk from Central Light Rail Station and 11 minutes' walk from University of Sydney. Travelers love the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.1/10

Staff & service

9.1/10

Amenities

9.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous location. Delightful property. Will stay again, next time for more than one night. So much to see, do and eat.
Cassandra, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location and beautiful hotel!
thi, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Absolute stunning hotel, friendly helpful staff. Great location.
Lisa, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Good to be back in Syd
The Old Clare is our go to place for Sydney. Great accommodation, service & location.
Mike, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great central location
Great rooms with great size and good facilities.
3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

G W, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gabriel, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location and unique deco
XIAOJIN, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Christine, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Madeline, 1-night trip with friends
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