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Visiting the Land Down Under? Book a hotel in Sydney and get your trip off to the perfect start. Canberra may be the official capital of Australia, but Sydney is the country's most iconic city. Both cosmopolitan and laid-back, Home to sights like the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the Skywalk, it's the first stop on many a backpacker's Aussie itinerary. There's something for everyone in Sydney, from culture vultures to party animals.

Luxury hotels in Sydney

Sydney is home to some exceptionally luxurious hotels. Many of the most glamorous hotels in Sydney are on the harbourside, but you'll find four- and five-star accommodation dotted throughout the city centre. Luxury hotels in Sydney fall into the following categories:

Boutique hotels in Sydney

Boutique hotels are small and intimate, usually found in trendy neighbourhoods, and decorated in an interesting style. Some of the most popular boutique hotels in Sydney include:

The Old Clare Hotel – Located in the Chippendale neighbourhood, this 62-room hotel is a reimagining of a heritage building.

Ovolo Woolloomooloo – This quirky hotel takes up the entire length of Finger Wharf. Soaring ceilings with exposed beams showcase the buildings century-long history (that's old for Australia).

Five star hotels in Sydney

To earn a 5-star rating from the tourist board, hotels have to go over and above when it comes to service and amenities. Use the category filters to find five star hotels in Sydney. Some popular options are:

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel – This luxurious chain hotel sits in the heart of the CBD in one of Sydney's more historic buildings. Amenities include a spa, health club, and two award-winning restaurants.

Swissotel Sydney – A luxury hotel with 573 rooms, in the vibrant inner city. Our users adore the location in the heart of the shopping area, and the excellent service.

Modern hotels in Sydney

Modern amenities and contemporary decor make contemporary hotels in Sydney a good choice for those who prefer fuss-free environments.

Hilton Sydney – This clean, contemporary hotel has polished wooden floors in the guestrooms and a modern restaurant to complement the minimalist decor.

Sheraton on the Park – Recently refurbished, this large hotel boasts clean and simple rooms. The cutting edge gym is sure to impress fitness fanatics too.

Spa hotels in Sydney

Treat yourself to a stay in a Sydney spa hotel. Nothing beats a massage, especially after a jet-lag inducing flight to Australia.

QT Sydney – This arty boutique hotel has its own day spa, SpaQ, which offers couple and group treatments in addition to massages, wraps and haircuts.

Park Hyatt Sydney – This sophisticated hotel in The Rocks has a rooftop pool and a day spa, with massage and body treatments.

Hotels with pools in Sydney

If you're visiting Sydney in summer (December to February), you'll want to cool off. Book a Sydney hotel with a swimming pool and you can go for a dip whenever you like. Use our amenity filters to find hotels with pools. Lots of hotels in Sydney have pools, and our users highly rate the following:

Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour – The heated indoor pool is perfect for winter swims, while the Hacienda bar is a popular spot to watch the New Year fireworks.

The Langham Sydney – This grand hotel is like a little slice of London in the southern hemisphere, even down to the afternoon tea. The swimming pool is large and relaxing, ideal for a morning dip.

Family hotels in Sydney

If you're visiting Sydney with kids, you'll need to look at family friendly hotels. Use our amenity filters to find hotels that are suitable for children: search for hotels with playgrounds and babysitting services, or simply check if these popular family-friendly hotels in Sydney are available during your trip.

Novotel Sydney Central – a basic hotel with a playground for little ones. Guests love the location, service and food.

Novotel Sydney Rockford Darling Harbour – This four star chain hotel also has a playground, as well as exceptional views across the water.

Cheap hotels in Sydney

Hotel prices can change throughout the year, based on supply and demand. You'll find the cheapest hotel prices from June to August (winter in the southern hemisphere). Even if you're visiting during summer, you'll find the best hotel deals in Sydney with our search function. You can compare prices at a glance from big online travel agents as well as direct from the hotel.

The following budget hotels have really impressed our users, offering extra bang for your buck:

Bounce Sydney – Located in the trendy Surrey Hills neighbourhood, this budget hotel has a rooftop garden and a communal kitchen.

Asylum Hostel – Breakfast is included in the room-rate at this quirky King's Cross hostel.

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Rachel Stockman
Rachel Stockman

Definitely something I fell in love with although I do recommend going with or meeting up with friends.

Albert Silber
Albert SilberNew York City

A wonderful city to visit. I would especially recommend the Opera House. Do attend a concert. The acoustics are the finest in the world.

Piyali Dasgupta
Piyali DasguptaSingapore

Loved the vibe. Juxtaposition of modern and historic. Hop on a water taxi at the Harbour or just enjoy magnificent views, food and fun.

Marquita Jennings
Marquita JenningsAtlanta

Your first trip to Australia isn't complete without visiting Sydney! Sydney became what it is today as the British sent their prisoners to the country through its harbour entry. During their stay, the prisoners decided to spruce up the place lol (from what I remember from my tour guide). Ok ok, so in this post, I will discuss with you things to do in Sydney, accommodations, lessons learned and my total costs for travel to Australia from the United States! So let us dive in to my lessons learned: - Have cash available at the Sydney Fish - Market as some stands only accept cash. - Eat at Doyle's at the Fish Market! - Luckily I didn't travel to Melbourne as part of my getaway but in April it was really cold (for me). - Buy coffee beans in Melbourne for a souvenir! - Upon arrival to Australia, 16 countries including the US, goes through e-passport. You scan your own passport and take your own picture! And yes you save space in your passport as you don't get stamped. - I recommend visiting the Wildlife Park for about 2 hours. - Visit the Circular Quay (pronounced Key) area in Sydney for great pubs, people watching and access to the harbour! It is also a transportation hub for ferries and trains. Oh and it is a great place to get photos of the opera house and bridge. - In Sydney, stay in the CBD area for easy access to tourist attractions and local activities. - If you decide to go to the Handa Opera, eat before or after as the food is expensive there. - Per the tour guide (someone please verify), the first Harbour was originally where the Sydney airport is located but the water was too shallow there. Therefore, the harbour moved to its current location. Get more details at KitatheExplorer!


The least expensive month is July, with an average of £106 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Sydney is December, with an average price of £158 per night.
The average price of a hotel in April last year was £132 per night. This is the same as the average nightly price seen over the previous 12 months.
In Sydney, the expected average temperature in April is 18.8°C/65.8°F. The warmest month is typically January, which averages 26.9°C/80.4°F. The coolest month is July, with temperatures averaging 7.9°C/46.2°F.
The nearest airport to Sydney is Sydney Au-Rose Bay (RSE) (5.12 miles).Other nearby airports include: Sydney (5.19 miles)

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