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Melbourne
Reviewed 19 May 2013

For Sydney, this hotel is remarkably cheap. My room was pretty basic - it was small, with just enough room to fit a single bed, a sink, a microwave and a fridge, with a small TV on the wall. The bathroom was shared. Everything was clean and comfortable. In Potts Point, this hotel is not far from the city and...

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The service at this hotel was excellent. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean, spacious and the kitchenette facilities were handy. The hotel is located in a nice neighborhood.

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Reviewed 17 April 2013

It worth due to the price, the services and location! Looks much more like a hotel! The rooms have nice facities and the neighbouhood around is amazing, just few blocks from the lovely Elizabeth Bay. It is also close to the downtown and few meters away from the tour bus stop.

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge. Thank you for booking directly with us on our own Sydney Lodges website as well! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found the lodge comfortable and conveniently located. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you again...

Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Our travel agents booked us in at this hotel/apartment block . We were very happy with it. room was clean and ok . not fantastic luxury but everthing you needed including the very handy sink and fridge so that if you wanted to bring a takeaway back or even cook on the little hob you could do. We didnt but...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge. It's fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you again someday soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2013

After looking high and low for affordable accommodation in Sydney, we finally settled for Macleay Lodge. It looked fine from photos but I was a little apprehensive about how good it would really be. Turns out I neednt have worried - it was a lovely budget hotel. The receptionist was very friendly, checked us in promptly and was helpful with...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you again. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I stayed at the Macleay Lodge for 3 nights in a single room and it's a great price for what you get. It's certainly better than staying at a dirty hostel. Overall the place was pretty quiet, I didn't feel like I was bumping into guests constantly going in and out. As an ex Sydneysider, I don't come back for...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge. Thank you for leaving such a detailed account of your stay. We're always very appreciative of guests taking the time to leave their comments, it is extremely helpful to the hotel as well as future travellers, so indeed, thank you. You're absolutely right, if no air-con is not for you,...

Reviewed 25 February 2013

This hotel is located right near public transport and is right near woolworths and a bunch of cafes. Although there is no 'comforts' in this hotel - aka air conditioning, private bathroom or lift - the care and service provided by the staff makes up for the lack of these luxuries. Highly recommended

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge and thanks for booking directly with us through our Sydney Lodges website, by far the easiest way to book. We're so pleased you experienced our outstanding customer service that you'll always find throughout the Sydney Lodges. Being a smaller group of lodges, what sets us apart from bigger hotels is...

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 10 February 2013

No AC, no breakfast, no private bathroom. On normal weather conditions the ceiling fan is just OK. There are many cheap places to grab a bite along Kings Cross. Fridge and microwave oven in the room come in handy as you can buy your food at a supermarket nearby. I shared bathroom with 3 other rooms and never had to...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge, and we're thankful you booked direct with us through our Sydney Lodges website. We're glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. Macleay Lodge is certainly one of the most affordable lodges in the Sydney Lodges group, so to keep the rates as low as possible, we...

Paris, France
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Set just a couple of streets from the backpackers district of Potts Point, Macleay Lodge is a step up in quality, meaning it's cleaner and quieter than you find in an average hostel. It's obviously a shabby old building that the owners have tried to spruce up with newer furniture and artwork, so the rooms are a little tired but...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge, and thank you for booking direct with us through our Sydney Lodges website! We're glad to hear you found Macleay Lodge comfortable and conveniently located. We have only 27 rooms and many shared bathrooms throughout, so you'll always find that you're never far from a shared bathroom, unlike the bigger...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2013

The good: Friendly and helpful staff Good location 'in the thick of things'- a walk away from Kings Cross train station Room clean, with linen supplied. Comfy beds. Good kitchenette inclusions - plates/bowls/cutlery/toaster/kettle/microwave/bar fridge/tea+coffee/sink The actual balcony was useful and cooler and good for eating meals at an outdoor table Rooms not 'made up' each day so no-one is coming...

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sydney_lodges, Guest Relations Manager at Macleay Lodge Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Sydney Lodges at Macleay Lodge, and thank you for booking direct with us through our Sydney Lodges website, by far the most affordable and easiest way to book! We're glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Guest feedback is so important to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macleay Lodge is a clean and comfortable guest house in Potts Point, Sydney. The property is well known for its clean and comfortable rooms for great value rates. Macleay Lodge is located on Macleay Street in cosmopolitan Potts Point it is the perfect budget hotel from which to enjoy the exciting and vibrant city of Sydney. With cafes, restaurants and boutique stores filling the sidewalk, there could not be a more exciting and unique place to spend your time while visiting Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macleay Lodge Sydney

Address: 71 Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $89 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Macleay Lodge Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“not number 3”
zalom, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“price are reasonable”
jessical0w, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get one by dumpsters. Very noisy every morning”
MortIsCool, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Slamming of doors around 2-3 am and people talking very loud at night”
604busim, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you're fit to climb stairs, the top floor”
TrudyG258, 18 May 2015 | Read review
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