4.4 out of 5

"Nice hotel. clean convinient and not costing too much. nice location. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 16 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

The Clarendon Hotel puts you in the centre of Newcastle, 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Newcastle Beach and 2 km (1.2 mi) from Nobbys Head Beach. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy TVs with digital channels, and all 20 rooms feature iPod docks, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and room service. Additionally, irons/ironing boards, desks and free toiletries are available.

The restaurant, The Clarendon Courtyard, is open for lunch and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Newcastle hotel, attractions include Merewether Beach and University of Newcastle.

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$138 per night

Balcony Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Queen Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Twin Balcony Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Balcony Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Clarendon Hotel ratings based on 288 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Clarendon Hotel

Everyone (164) Couples (105) Students (1) Family (15) Other (1)
3 out of 5
Room was clean but generally in poor condition. Windows filthy and couldn’t open to get any fresh air.

Posted by on 12 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jul. 2019 by Reception

Thanks for your review and feedback - we want to let you know that all of our windows are sealed shut. This is common practice for hotels and something we must do. All of our windows are also double glazed for soundproofing. We are excitingly looking at a refurbishment soon!

5 out of 5
While this isn't the most upmarket place to stay it was very comfortable, great location & fantastic staff. I will definitely stay there again

Posted by on 30 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 May 2019 by Reception

Thank you for the review! We look forward to your next stay.

4 out of 5
Great location and good service in central Newcastle

Posted by on 24 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Apr. 2019 by Reception

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

4 out of 5
Convenient central location. Friendly staff, who where very polite and helpful

Posted by on 27 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Mar. 2019 by Clarendon Hotel

Thank you for your review! We also love how central we are. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay!

4 out of 5
Pleasant stay although bar and food not available due to holidays. Central location everything was in easy walking distance.

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
Awesome weekend, great room. Very helpful with checking as out flights were delayed. Awesome friendly helpful staff.

Posted by on 2 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Dec. 2018 by Clarendon Staff

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. Glad you had a great stay with us and we hope to see you again

5 out of 5
Very convenient location, good wine list, very comfortable

Posted by , from Tas on 3 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Dec. 2018 by Clarendon Staff

Thanks for taking the time to review Cait, glad you had a great stay with us!

4 out of 5
Was a great stay, very clean, staff very friendly. was perfect spot for our night at the Civic Theatre Only thing I can say is there was no tea in the room only peppermint and green

Posted by on 31 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5
Nice hotel. clean convinient and not costing too much. nice location.

Posted by on 16 Aug. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Sep. 2018 by Clarendon

Thankyou, glad you had a great time!

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally every year. They will be closed from 25 December until 03 January:

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. The Clarendon Hotel also features complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Newcastle hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1930
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available , Offsite parking reservations required

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (26.3 km / 16.3 mi)
  • Train station: Civic Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

The Clarendon Hotel offers 20 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and coffee/tea makers. Digital televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Newcastle hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The Clarendon Courtyard – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight, please contact the property at least 48 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

This hotel’s reception is open from 7 AM to 7 PM Monday to Saturday and from 8 AM to 1 PM on Sunday. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests arriving after midnight must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.00 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: AUD 30 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Clarendon Hotel Newcastle
  • Clarendon Hotel
  • Clarendon Newcastle

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.