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Abercrombie Room
37 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Clare Suite
47 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Chippendale Loft
46 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Showroom Suite
53 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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C.U.B. Suite
106 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Connell Room
28 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Kent Room
24 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Mary O Suite
80 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Sydney hotel in Chippendale, walk to Paddy's Market

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at The Old Clare Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Sydney, steps from Kensington Street and Railway Square. This 5-star hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from University of Technology Sydney and 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Central Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 62 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and espresso makers. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. 40-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities at this Art Deco hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Grab a bite at A1, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Library
  • Lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 1911
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Luggage storage
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 62
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Parking

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

Room Amenities

The Old Clare Hotel offers 62 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and espresso makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and hair dryers. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Linens provided
  • Free local calls
  • Toilet paper
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Baby bath
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Grab bar – Near toilet
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Electric kettle
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 11:30 AM.

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.

A1 - This café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

The Rooftop at The Clare - This poolside rooftop bar serves light fare only. Open select days.

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

Nearby Activities

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Casino nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 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)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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 may be 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. 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.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wear personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available for guests

Masks are available for guests

Gloves are available for guests

Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are available

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

Number of children who can stay for free – 2

Gap period enforced between guests' stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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

We should mention

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

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.

National Rating

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

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