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McLaren Hotel

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

well run small private hotel in a beautiful old Victorian house . Well positioned in a quiet street in busy north Sydney. Parking in the street is easy even when the parking at the hotel itself is full. rooms are of generous size and well appointed. breakfast is fresh and perfectly adequate though not exciting. Managers are very friendly and helpful well run accommodation. we were not disappointed and we will be back

I recently stayed at the Mc Larren for a 4 night stay and have to say I was most impressed. The place was a gorgeous, boutique old style hotel. Very clean and kept pristine. My room was cleaned daily without a miss. My bed was like sleeping on cotton wool, my first night I crashed and awoke feeling refreshed. The staff are friendly, the prices very reasonable. I cant recommend this hotel enough. 15 min walk to train station . Coles close by and overall a gem find. Ideal for couples, families, and singles. Compared to the other big hotels nearby The McLarren is worth every cent :D Would def stay again . :D An enjoyable stay ! Katrina W :D

Enjoyed our stay here which was quite central to CBD via metro which was a 10min walk away. Good value in comparison with other accommodation in the area. Clean comfortable rooms with all you need. Breakfast ok if continental suits you, also ok at the price.

Attending a wedding in North Sydney and my wife has stayed here before so we booked three rooms. I was pleasantly surprised with the size of the rooms, off street parking and the friendly staff. The bed was very comfortable and the room was very quiet during the night. There is a School next door so weekdays carries the normal amount of noise that one should anticipate. We went out for breakfast but the continental one at the hotel looked very appealing for only $8 each. Would highly recommend this place to stay even if your staying in the city as there is plenty of transport in close proximity. In conclusion friendly, clean, comfortable and all at a reasonable price.

Stayed for a few nights to attend a nearby function in North Sydney. This hotel is just great. Convenient location, plenty of restaurants around, or they offer order -in or simple snacks prepared in minutes. Breakfast was good. Staff were super friendly and obliging, rooms were a good size and very clean and comfortable, we had a King room. Surprising the number of rooms for a small street front. Other friends who stayed here also enjoyed the stay.

Overall rating-- good hotel Location -- It is next to Berry street in North Sydney where most of the offices are situated. its a converted house into a Guest house Price- on the higher side but most of sydney hotels are expensive Comfort - bed was queen side and comfortable Room - Rooms are smaller in size. Had taken only room Service & Facilities- Had not used much services but room was clean and checkin quick. Breakfast on cold American style Try to get in early in evening otherwise carry the main entrance keys

Totally what we expected from our research ahead. the sound proof of the room was not great but we were able to have a good night sleep. great customer service, the manager helped me take my things up, we were able to leave our stuff with them after check out for 6+hours breakfast was not hot breakfast, but we were in a rush so did not check properly

Great business hotel for overnight stays in central location. In room breakfast dining, close to popular cafes and transport. Comfy beds, well maintained and clean.Courteous, helpful manager. Quiet considering location. Recommend!

Parking onsite, friendly check-in, an upgrade as the Hotel was not as busy on Boxing night definitely gets this hotel our vote as an alternative to city establishments. We had a large room with the comfiest bed and all the basics one requires. A charming and atmospheric conversion of a large home of yesteryear into this private hotel , we will definitely be staying here again.

The staff at the McLaren Hotel were very friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean and well maintained. The room was spacious but the bathroom was a bit small. Overall, the hotel had a cozy, personal atmosphere and was a lovely place to stay.

25 McLaren Street North Sydney NSW

Located in North Shore Sydney within 2 miles (3 km) of Sydney Harbour Bridge, McLaren Hotel is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as Sydney Opera House. This 27-room, 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free self parking, express check-in, and free newspapers in the lobby. Also near this North Sydney hotel are Circular Quay and Luna Park.


For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


McLaren Hotel's 27 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, minibars, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Ceiling fans, phones, and ironing boards are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of McLaren Hotel enjoy features like conference space, express check-in and free newspapers. If you decide to drive, there's free parking. Front-desk staff can assist with dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage. Additional amenities include laundry facilities and a garden.

Room options

Deluxe Room

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

89% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 194 reviews