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Get an overview of this hotel5-star family-friendly hotel near Kensington Street

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Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Babysitting

With a stay at The Old Clare Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chippendale, steps from Kensington Street and University of Technology Sydney.

This 5-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Railway Square and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Paddy's Market.

Make yourself at home in one of the 62 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and espresso makers. 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. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a rooftop terrace. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite at A1, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 8 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk.

Languages Spoken

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 10 September 2018 to 09 December 2018 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
Alternate facilities will be available offsite during the renovation.
The following facilities will be closed from 10 September 2018 to 09 December 2018 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Old Clare Hotel features a fitness center and complimentary bicycles. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This luxury hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Guests can use the indoor pool and outdoor pool at a partner property. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Old Clare Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Year Built 1911 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 62 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Parking

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

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 7 AM and 10 AM and on weekends between 8 AM and 11 AM.

Kensington Street Social - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, 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 select days.

A1 - This cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open select days.

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

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center and complimentary bicycles.

  • Free bicycles on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

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 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 75.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Only service animals are allowed

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
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

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