US$46 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 26 Jun 2015 Check-out 29 Jun 2015

Macleay Lodge

2 stars
View map of 71 Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, NS 2011

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
19 reviews
Value for money

Value for money, Nothing negative, Close to essentials See full review

  • keembiya p.
  • 10 May 2015
Perfect place for your budget

We young couple with a 3.5 yo kid stayed in a balcony room for 4 nights. The lodge provide every... See full review

  • Thi Ly T.
  • 6 May 2015
Macleay Lodge Sydney offers quality accommodation and quality services. This property is situated very close to Elizabeth Bay House, a historic home and must-watch attraction of the city. Art lovers can not miss the Art Gallery of New South Wales, which is one of the largest public galleries featuring Australian, European and Asian art. Guests can also explore the El Alamein Fountain, which is a war memorial to soldiers who died during the Second World War.
General

The reception staff at Macleay Lodge Sydney are happy to assist guests to book for sightseeing tours of Sydney. Guests can explore the Parliament House, State Library of New South Wales, Hyde Park Barracks or laze in the leafy surrounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, during leisure.



Location

Macleay Lodge is located on the tree lined boulevard that links Potts Point with Kings Cross. This hotel offers easy access to Sydney Mint and St Mary's Cathedral, one of the world's largest churches.

Dining

Macleay Lodge in Sydney does not have a restaurant. However, guests can enjoy dining at nearby restaurants such as Arun Thai Restaurant, Macleay Street Bistro, Fratelli Paradiso and Lotus Bar & Bistro.
Rooms

Macleay Lodge features 20 spacious and furnished guest rooms that are equipped with modern amenities such as colour TV, refrigerator and a coffee maker for guests' convenience.

Macleay Lodge Rooms

DOUBLE - ROOM
Room Only

Amenities

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

-33.8694 151.2254
Area served
Kings Cross Station is a just a short walk from Macleay Lodge, which is only one stop away from Circular Quay and the Sydney Opera House. Macleay Lodge is the perfect place to stay in Sydney for the budget traveller.
Area description

Macleay Lodge is located on the tree lined boulevard that links Potts Point with Kings Cross. This hotel offers easy access to Sydney Mint and St Mary's Cathedral, one of the world's largest churches.

Nearby points of interest

  • Elizabeth Bay House: 0.2 km
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: 0.8 km
  • El Alamein Fountain: 0.9 km
  • Royal Botanic Gardens: 1 km
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 1.1 km
  • Hyde Park Barracks: 1.2 km
  • State Library of New South Wales: 1.2 km
  • Sydney Mint: 1.2 km
  • Parliament House: 1.2 km
  • Sydney Hospital: 1.2 km
  • Australian Museum: 1.3 km
  • Government House: 1.4 km
  • Museum of Sydney: 1.4 km
  • ANZAC War Memorial: 1.5 km
  • Great Synagogue: 1.5 km
  • Elizabeth Bay House: 0.2 km
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: 0.8 km
  • El Alamein Fountain: 0.9 km
  • Royal Botanic Gardens: 1 km
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 1.1 km
  • Hyde Park Barracks: 1.2 km
  • State Library of New South Wales: 1.2 km
  • Sydney Mint: 1.2 km
  • Parliament House: 1.2 km
  • Sydney Hospital: 1.2 km
  • Australian Museum: 1.3 km
  • Government House: 1.4 km
  • Museum of Sydney: 1.4 km
  • ANZAC War Memorial: 1.5 km
  • Great Synagogue: 1.5 km
  • Sydney Tower: 1.5 km
  • Wentworth Park: 1.5 km
  • Customs House: 1.6 km
  • Sydney Opera House: 1.6 km
  • Pitt Street Mall: 1.6 km
  • General Post Office: 1.6 km
  • Sydney Wildlife World: 1.7 km
  • Queen Victoria Building: 1.8 km
  • Town Hall: 1.8 km
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 1.8 km
  • Capitol Theatre: 2.1 km
  • Belmore Park: 2.1 km
  • Sydney Aquarium: 2.1 km
  • Sydney Football Stadium: 2.2 km
  • Sydney Observatory: 2.2 km
  • Harbour Bridge: 2.2 km
  • IMAX Theater: 2.2 km
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship: 2.2 km
  • Pyrmont Bridge: 2.3 km
  • Sydney Entertainment Centre: 2.3 km
  • Sydney Cricket Ground: 2.4 km
  • Australian National Maritime Museum: 2.5 km
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre: 2.5 km
  • Fox Studios Australia: 2.5 km
  • Powerhouse Museum: 2.6 km
  • Bradleys Head Fortification Complex: 2.7 km
  • Luna Park Sydney: 2.8 km
  • University of Technology: 2.8 km
  • Star City Casino: 2.8 km
  • Sydney Fish Market: 3.1 km

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
10:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Macleay Lodge

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
19 out of 19
Amenities:
3.2
Cleanliness:
3.5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3.1
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.7

79% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
keembiya p.
Business
N/A
10 May 2015

Value for money

Value for money, Nothing negative, Close to essentials

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Thi Ly T.
Business
Adelaide
6 May 2015

Perfect place for your budget

We young couple with a 3.5 yo kid stayed in a balcony room for 4 nights. The lodge provide every things for a basic life we can save some money with the microwave and private refridge. The toilets are very clean and cared for frequently. The lodge provide you with enough towel, soap and shampoo for your stay. Staff are kind and helping. The short street have everything you need: Woolworth, banks, ATM, restaurants, pharmacies, laundries, bus stops, ect. You can walk to many places: art museum, botanic garden, sydney habour, and even we did walk to darling habour to visit the aquarium, wax museum, and the st Mary's church, the national museum, Hyde park, and the tower eye and City Hall are all on your way. I am proud with my husband that I have chosen the Macleay lodge and would definitely recommend it to my friends. Tips: using share bathroom would not be any trouble when you look around for other toilets in the house.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
anne h.
Business
N/A
2 Mar 2015

Good value in Potts Point for Solo Traveller

I have friends in Potts Point and I like to stay somewhere close where I can have my own overnight accommodation space. This Hotel/Lodge is perfect for that purpose. The room was quite small, but as a solo traveller it was adequate for the purpose. Apart from sleeping I wasn't spending much time there. The bed was very comfortable, the linen was very clean and the location extremely handy. There were 2 bathrooms situated close to the unit I was in, but one was extremely small and difficult to shower in because of that (and I'm an average sized person) which wasn't fabulous, but the other was fine. Both were very clean. The staff were very friendly and co-operative and I will certainly have no hesitation in staying again in the future.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
HannahPaige
Business
Potts Point, Sydney
27 May 2014

A little dingy, otherwise great

Friendly staff, comfortable room (I booked a double), and really good location, however some things were a little gross. On our first night, we saw a baby cockroach scurrying across the bed sheets. Gross. The shared toilet/shower is comically small - painful on the knees and very claustrophobic. Avoid if you are over a size 12 or taller than 5 foot nothing, or have any sort of physical disability.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Really tasty and cheap Indian food is a short walk up Macleay Street - look for the pink-painted walls. You won't regret it!

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Holiday trip to Macau
Business
Malaysia
12 May 2014

Good Location & Value for Money

My wife and I enjoyed our 5 days stay in Macleary Lodge in Sydney. There were many ethnic eateries and a supermarket nearby. We enjoyed watching the birds in Fritzroy Garden and the train station was within walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There are many items you can get from the supermarket nearby for snacks and meals as the room had a microwave oven and fridge. Very helpful if you want to watch TV or rest in the room after visiting various places of interest.

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Beeaam
Business
Auckland, New Zealand
26 Mar 2014

My worst experience ever!

I never realised that I had to share a common toilet with guests of 6 rooms (can be up to 15 people), no lift, no room service at all, there was no contact from the room to the reception (I had the option of climbing down three stories or use my Mobile phone on International roaming). I shall probably don't use Hotel.com ever in future.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
sydtrav
Business
Melbourne
30 Jan 2014

Pretty good for a lodge

Got a private room and must say it was pretty good for a backpackers lodge. Definately much better than some of the other rubbish in Sydney. Room was clean, shared bathroom was clean. Towels and such were provided. Will be using again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Allyj92
Business
Scotland
20 Jan 2014

Affordable

Good hotel in very good location within walking distance of CBD. Only issue was room was very hot as it didn't have aircon but the supply of fans made it bearable. You get what you pay for.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
PoPo
Business
Melbourne
19 Nov 2013

Conveinece

good location easy access to sydney surburbs close to cafe and bar valuable price

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macleay Lodge

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Not so impressed
Business
Auckland, New Zealand
5 Nov 2013

Share bathroom with worms

There were little worms in the bottom of the shared shower - staff very friendly but wouldn't stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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