The Clare

The Clare bar embraces the same ethos that made its prior incarnation so beloved, welcoming any and all to drink, eat, laugh, relax and connect.

Serving as the hotel lobby bar as well as the preferred watering hole for locals, indie rock lovers, bohemians, university students, artists and intellectuals. 

Opening hours:
Monday - Saturday, 12pm - 12am
Sunday, 12pm to 10pm



  • Cocktails

  • Craft beer

  • Spontaneous pop up collaborations

  • Can be booked for private functions

  • View menu





The Rooftop

Let's not pretend that this is a beach side hideaway. The Old Clare Hotel's rooftop pool offers a space to relax within urban surrounds. Take a dip in the nicely temperate water and gaze at the city lights.

Our rooftop bar is now open, serving up delicious drinks and a menu by A1 Canteen.

Bar opening hours:

Wednesday - Sunday, 3pm-9:30pm



  • Heated pool

  • Bar and food

  • Central city views

  • Lounging deck

  • Sans lifeguards

  • Towel service

  • View menu





Open anytime.

The gym features Technogym machines and free weights, with personal training available. Bikes can also be hired from reception for those who prefer to take their exercise incidentally, between coffees, or while discovering what’s new in Chippendale.



  • Technogym equipment

  • Private training available

  • 24-hour access

What Else?

For those who are itching to get out and explore, the team at The Old Clare Hotel are never short of recommendations on local restaurants, cafes, galleries or shopping spots. They can even lend you a bicycle.

Those looking for some rest and relaxation can enjoy some in-room pampering or a bottle (or two) of Champagne.


Other Stuff

  • Bicycle rental

  • Tandem bike rental

  • Valet parking

  • In-room massage

  • Babysitting services

  • Restaurant bookings




In The Neighbourhood