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4.7 out of 5

"Great location Friendly staff Close to a wide variety of restarants and attractions. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 12 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Chippendale awaits you at The Old Clare Hotel. Within steps you'll find Kensington Street and University of Technology Sydney. Highlights at this hotel include 3 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, and a poolside bar.

All 62 individually decorated rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, espresso makers, and free newspapers. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Free local calls, in-room massages, and safes are also available.

The restaurant, Barzaari Chippendale, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre, and a coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available on weekdays between 7 AM and 10 AM and on weekends between 8 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Places within a short walk of this 5-star Chippendale hotel include Railway Square and Central Park.

Connell Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$233 per night

Mary O Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Chippendale Loft

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

C.U.B. Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Showroom Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Clare Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Old Clare Hotel ratings based on 61 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for The Old Clare Hotel

Everyone (52) Couples (7) Business (2)
5 out of 5
Great location. Easy check in and out. Perfect for a weekend in the city

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
We loved it here. We only stayed for the night, but will definitely be back again.

Posted by on 16 Dec. 2018

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4 out of 5
Great staff though not sure the bath next to the bed is a attraction

Posted by on 24 Nov. 2018

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5 out of 5
Located in a great laneway in Chippendale. Walking distance to Central Station. Large, clean room. Comfortable Bed. Great Shower.

Posted by , from Adelaide on 7 Nov. 2018

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5 out of 5
The fit out was great, very nice and comfortable. Great location too

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5
Gorgeous hotel, perfect location. The staff were lovely and the hotel was exactly what I wanted.

Posted by on 27 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5
Atmospheric and great location for food and art galleries

Posted by , from Tasmania, australia on 17 Sep. 2018

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4 out of 5
Very stylish throughout and comfortable. Only complaint, not enough ordinaryntea bags and the shower took 5 minutes to go hot innthe morning.

Posted by on 14 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5
Great hotel- they've thought of just about everything!

Posted by on 11 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5
Great location Friendly staff Close to a wide variety of restarants and attractions.

Posted by on 12 Aug. 2018

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Property Features

The Old Clare Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, and complimentary bicycles. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A rooftop terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury The Old Clare Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Chippendale hotel is smoke free.

  • 62 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • Built in 1911
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool1
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (10.1 km / 6.2 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (0.7 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Central Light Rail Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Old Clare Hotel offers 62 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and espresso makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This Chippendale hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include a safe and a hairdryer. Microwaves and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Microwave available
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 7 AM to 10 AM and at the weekend from 8 AM to 11 AM.

Barzaari Chippendale – This restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Automata – This restaurant serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open selected days.

A1 – This Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Open daily.

Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 75.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A cash deposit, credit card or debit 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 10 and AUD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 50.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: AUD 60 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 75.0 per night
  • 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

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

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

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