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Peaceful, beautiful place

Arrived late and only had time to visit the chapel. Absolutely beautiful chapel. Visiting the tomb... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Brisbane, Australia
A getaway from busy life

Quiet place to find peace and meditate. The chapel is beautiful and you can sit and do nothing but... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
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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...more
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9 Mount St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 8912 4800
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Arrived late and only had time to visit the chapel. Absolutely beautiful chapel. Visiting the tomb of St Mary of the Cross was the highlight and very meaningful. Our short visit was topped off by a lovely Sister who chatted to us at the back...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Quiet place to find peace and meditate. The chapel is beautiful and you can sit and do nothing but listen to yourself. The gift shop and cafe is a must to visit. The atmosphere is friendly and the people are so helpful. Stop for a...More

2  Thank RosemaryC977
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have enjoyed lunch and morning tea at Mary Mackillop Place on many occasions and it has always been a most enjoyable experience. The food is simple and tasty and the staff are very pleasant and helpful. Sitting in the Café you can't help but...More

1  Thank ConnieKerslake
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The highlight of Mary Mackillop Place is the chapel, a small but beautiful chapel which includes Mary's tomb discreetly positioned at the front right hand side. I was impressed by the devotion of people visiting the tomb, just as I've seen in other countries when...More

2  Thank AussieTraveller50
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

1  Thank valjeanery
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

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
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

2  Thank FredWilliamson
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
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
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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David C
7 October 2015|
Response from Patrick M | Property representative |
Yes there is limited parking for guest staying in, it is free no reserve spot first come first serve