Best hotels Sydney Australia
From time to time I receive requests from readers asking me about where to stay in Sydney. Most readers that get in touch want to know which hotels would be a good, no-nonsense option. As it turns out, having worked in the local hospitality industry for a number of years it is quite easy for me to put together a list of suitable accommodation options.
These hotels are all high middle to top class properties in a central location in Sydney. They are ideal for people who like to go shopping or who travel with small children. These hotels are also great for visitors who are not comfortable using public transport to see the most important sights.
Sydney isn’t a cheap travel destination and you may at first find the rates a bit steep at first. But in Sydney as in all other parts of this world you get what you pay for, and these properties listed below will ensure that you will have a comfortable stay in this beautiful city.
I have taken extra care to provide you with the best information using a mix of my own knowledge and some research.
Disclaimer: If you book using the links that are supplied with each hotel I may receive a small commission which would be fantastic. You will be re-directed to our partner Booking.com who are one of the world leaders in online hotel accommodation bookings. This is at no extra cost to you.
Oaks Goldsborough Apartments
The Oaks Goldsborough Apartments are a very popular choice for visitors to the city. The location is great – right next to the entertainment district of Darling Harbour, yet far away from the noise of the city centre.
The apartments and studios are located in an 1800’s heritage listed building and feature modern furnishing and a practical kitchen, so you can prepare your own meals (great if you want to save on food costs!). Some of the apartments have great views of Darling Habour, so you can watch the fireworks on Saturday nights! The indoor pool is a bit small but very pretty.
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Rydges World Square Sydney Hotel
This Rydges hotel is -bang!- right in the southern part of the city centre. This is the cheaper, more vibrant end of the CBD, where you will find some interesting shops, restaurants and cafes, and only a couple of steps away from Chinatown (where you will find even more cheap eateries!).
Shopping is great here too – the Rydges is part of the bigger World Square complex which is a shopping centre featuring a number of high-street fashion stores, a supermarket and a big Asian supermarket, hair dressers, eateries and so forth. About a 10 minutes walk away you will find Pitt Street Mall which is the heart of the Sydney fashion scene.
Hyatt Regency Sydney Darling Harbour
The Hyatt Regency is a massive hotel building (in fact, it’s the biggest in Australia with 648 rooms!) overlooking Darling Harbour, but on the CBD side. The iconic curve of the building is very recognisable.
The modern rooms partly overlook the water, the suites will have wrap-around balconies. The hotel is right next to Chinatown where you will find the best, cheapest Asian food, and just a couple of steps from the more up-market restaurants around Darling Harbour. These are lovely for dinner and breakfasts.
Also, just a couple of steps and you will be at SeaLife, Madame Tussaud’s, the IMAX, the Maritime Museum and Wildlife World, so a great location for families with kids.
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ADGE Apartment Hotel
A funky and fresh apartment hotel in Surry Hills, so technically not in the CBD, however Surry Hills is just a walk or a short bus ride away. Plus, it is one of the most popular inner city suburbs that you can find in Sydney – I can assure you that you will be very close to some very lovely bars and nightspots.
But you don’t need to walk far thanks to the in-house Italian and the Japanese restaurants. There are many little things that will win you over, such as the nightly turndown service or the complimentary cheese platter. However, it’s the warm service and the attention to detail that will definitely win you over in no time at all.
Grace Hotel Sydney
The Grace is a classic when it comes to inner city hotels – personally I find the Neo-Gothic facade fascinating. The building used to be the headquarters of Grace Brothers, a department store chain which was very successful in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Inside, you are greeted by a distinguished Art Deco interior… a feast for your eyes!
The location of the Grace Hotel is fantastic. It is right in the middle of the city centre, so that you can reach the Queen Victoria Building (stunning tourist attraction and first-class shopping experience) in just a couple of minutes. Pitt Street Mall is equally easy to reach, and so is Darling Harbour.
The rooms are fresh-looking, spacious and comfortable, and if you like Irish Pubs then you will be happy to hear that there is one of the best in Sydney right on the ground floor.
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Travelodge Wynyard Sydney
The Travelodge near Wynyard Station is a no-nonsense choice when it comes to hotel accommodation in Sydney. It is positioned in the northern part of the CBD, closer to The Rocks and Circular Quay than Chinatown.What is the meaning of abbreviate? Which choice best defines a word’s connotative meaning? Nails french tips how to? How to express anal glands in dogs? How old do you have to have a bank account? Whats the disease called caled when your mom tricks you into thinking you have adsease? How to control high blood pressure? What is the meaning of bbg? How to buy bitcoins with paypal? What is the meaning of alienation? What does the bible say about children? What time does jack in the box stop serving breakfast? What does a graduated cylinder measure? What muscles does jump rope work? What does lashed mean? How to screenshot ipad? What are shower onions meaning? How does david blaine do the torn card tricks? What does reconciling an account involve? What does it mean to be an american? What is the meaning of dear? What does tips stand for? What is meaning of harsh? How to convert word to pdf? What is the meaning of life in hitchhiker's guide? Tips on how to do a german accent? What is the meaning of hearth? How do the illusionists do their tricks? What dates are cancers? What are chicken oysters? What are the basic building blocks of matter? Packing tips when moving? What is collagen made of? How to dance men tips? How to start page numbers on page 2? How to eat chia seeds? How to fry catfish? What does substance mean? Tips on how to maximize range electric bike youtube? What are neck collar tips holders in shirts called? wiiu usb helper transfer tool how to use What does cherry emoji mean? What does horny mean? Spiritual meaning when you see a butterfly? How to treat dog eye infection at home? What is the meaning of advent season? What percentage of people are transgender? What is the spiritual meaning of hawks? What are up to meaning? What does hotbox mean? What time is it in jacksonville florida? How to convert jpg to pdf? Tips for experienced weight lifter on how to get leaner? How to get rid of sugar ants? How to speed up your period? What does valentina mean? How to cook chinese broccoli tips? the best part of this whole post is the context in who your helper is Cooking tips how to taste good food'? What is social disparity meaning? Little boy who can do card tricks saves world movie? How to fight tips? What does the law of conservation of energy state? How to get a slimmer waist? How to become an ultrasound technician? How to sell on facebook? What is the meaning of small intestine? What does ad mean in time? What are solid core iem tips? What is the real meaning of pendejo? What does descale mean? How to introduce yourself? Where are my tips postmates? How to block a phone number on iphone? What does xxx mean? What does it mean when your poop floats? How to use raw roll up tips? What does crocodile tears mean? Prestashop how to turn of tips? What does the atomic mass represent? What does sticky poop mean? What is the meaning of betty by taylor swift? Which of the following attacks tricks victims into providing? How to stretch triceps? How to soak off acrylic nails at home? How to cook ribs and rib tips in the oven? What is tantra? What are bonuses taxed at? What does yoked mean? What time are the football games today? What does ltl mean? What is the medicare wages and tips on w2? What is a lanai? What language does brazil speak? What is the meaning of daisy flower? how to call helper methods in c What is the meaning of be there or be square? How to get my employees tips certified? What does upside down flag mean? What does 30 under 30 mean? Tips on how to take notes in college? How to make a frittata?