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Mary Mackillop Place

9 Mount St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 9954 9688
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peaceful spot

I realise now that this place offers accommodation. I only found that out chatting to a couple on... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
valjeanery
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Maitland, Australia
Nice inexpensive place to stay in North Sydney

I stayed for 2 nights, the rooms are very basic but very clean and quiet. The breakfast (included... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
mmm42
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Brisbane, Australia
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Mary MacKillop Place, in Mount Street North Sydney, Australia is a place unlike any other. This beautiful tranquil haven is where the tomb of the iconic Australian and first Saint Mary MacKillop is located. It is a historical ‘must see’ destination that gives you an insight into where this extraordinary woman lived and spent the final years of her life. This unique destination incorporates a spiritual site, café/gift shop, museum, beautiful garden and historic Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“resting place” (6 reviews)
“st joseph” (5 reviews)
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9 Mount St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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+61 2 9954 9688
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

I realise now that this place offers accommodation. I only found that out chatting to a couple on North Sydney station, who sang its praises. My experience has just been walking inside the church, which gave me a feeling of peace. It was also historically...More

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Patrick M, General Manager at Mary Mackillop Place, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

We are so glad that other people praise our site. As you have found out coming to Mary Mackillop Place than an experience in the Chapel, you have also the opportunity to visit the Museum where Mary Mackillop & Sisters Of St Joseph story is...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I stayed for 2 nights, the rooms are very basic but very clean and quiet. The breakfast (included in the price) is also basic but fresh and the staff are nice. The dinners are good and well priced. I'm not sure if I would stay...More

1  Thank mmm42
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

An ambition realised -- to visit the shrine of Australia's own (and first) Saint. The chapel-side tomb of Mary MacKillop is, of course, its highlight... a prayerful, dignified and simple place. The museum is comprehensively and tastefully done...its several galleries mildly confusing if you miss...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I stayed in Mary Mackillop Place for 4 nights. My stay was very pleasant, my room is kept clean every day. The church at Mary Mackillop Place has mass every morning (except Saturday), travelers and locals can have a quiet moment or prayer before starting...More

1  Thank Quack H
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Easy to find by car or public transport. This is a great relaxing spot to stay in North Sydney. A variety of rooms available. Continental breakfast included in the price. The surroundings are beautiful. Always better to wake up to birds in the trees rather...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

Day trip to Sydney just popped in for a look on the way passed, nice place to look around and to sit in the church but found it a bit much that they were charging so much to get into the museum, the staff in...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

... today I needed to send food back and coffee as it was not cooked and to cold, which really makes the dinning experience very poor! There are some really great core staffers who have great skills and customer focus. Unfortunately, today I think Ive...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2016

This hostel - a former convent attached to the Church - is walking distance (down a steep hill) to Luna Park and the ferry to the Zoo, in North Shore Sydney. We collected my brother-in-law from the airport and brought him here to recover from...More

1  Thank Oz t
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Would highly recommend this sanctuary in the midst of a busy city. For religious and non religious, for those interested in Australain history, for those who care about education, for those who appreciate inspiring people who have gone before us serving the needed and vulnerable...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

We came here for a 3 day work conference. The staff are out of this world - they're friendly, efficient, professional and ready to assist with anything. Nothing is too much of an ask and if they can't do it immediately, they'll do it very...More

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David C
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Yes there is limited parking for guest staying in, it is free no reserve spot first come first serve
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