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Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach
Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach

242 Arden Street, Coogee 2034

4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (813 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Coogee hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Coogee Beach and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Bondi Beach. Clovelly …

£150
Randwick Lodge
Randwick Lodge

211 Avoca Street, Randwick 2031

4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (445 reviews)

Located in Eastern Suburbs, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of University of New South Wales, Coogee Beach, and Royal …

£81
The Blenheim Randwick
The Blenheim Randwick

26 Blenheim Street, Randwick 2031

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (227 reviews)

Located in Eastern Suburbs, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of University of New South Wales, Royal Randwick Racecourse, and …

£83
Avonmore on the Park Boutique Hotel
Avonmore on the Park Boutique Hotel

34 The Avenue, Randwick 2031

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (236 reviews)

Located in Eastern Suburbs, this guesthouse is within 2 mi (3 km) of Royal Randwick Racecourse, University of New South Wales …

£86
Pensione Hotel Sydney
Pensione Hotel Sydney

631-635 George Street, Haymarket 2000

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1,562 reviews)

Located in Chinatown, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Capitol Theatre, University of Sydney, and Sydney Opera House. …

£93
Maze Backpackers
Maze Backpackers

417 Pitt St, Haymarket 02000

1.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (525 reviews)

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Capitol Theatre, Sydney Opera House, and …

£37
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
1.9 mi from Kensington
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (3,939 reviews)

Located in Sydney's CBD, steps from restaurants, museums and the retail precinct, the smoke-free Pullman Sydney Hyde Park i …

£135
Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney
Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney
2 mi from Kensington
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,044 reviews)

Set at the crossroads of Chinatown and the Darling Quarter in Darling Harbour, this hotel is also just half a km from Town …

£121
Hilton Sydney
Hilton Sydney
2.3 mi from Kensington
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (5,106 reviews)

The hotel is opposite the historic Queen Victoria Building shopping arcade, and 100 metres from Town Hall train station and …

£184
Swissotel Sydney
Swissotel Sydney
2.3 mi from Kensington
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (4,820 reviews)

This 25-story hotel has pedestrian links to 2 of the city's most popular shopping precincts, the Pitt Street Mall and the …

£152

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Pocket Guide: Kensington

Visiting Kensington

Visitors will want to experience the restaurants, shopping, and beaches in Kensington. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and walkable, seaside city can discover its opera houses, bars, and sunrises.
  • There are 3 Kensington hotels
  • May is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Kensington

  • Exploring the waterfront is one of the top activities, while Circular Quay, Gordon's Bay, and Darling Harbour are favourite sights to visit
  • Notable for its Chinatown and landmarks to visit including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Taylor Square, and Railway Square
  • The beach, seaside, and sunrises provide a picturesque setting, and places to consider visiting are Bondi Beach, Centennial Park, and Coogee Beach
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Supa Centa Moore Park, Paddington Markets, and The Intersection
  • Collegiate life is on display at University of New South Wales
Kensington is adjacent to Randwick. Popular sights in the area include University of Sydney and Sydney Opera House.

Getting around Kensington

Kensington has plenty of options for transportation. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Staying in Kensington

For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider a larger hotel like the highly rated Racecourse Space, averaging GBP 60.2 per night. You might like Addison Hotel, averaging GBP 93.57 per night, for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay.

Dressing for Kensington

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 26°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 16°C
  • From April to June, the average is 23°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 20°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 25°C as the daytime average and 12°C as the nighttime average
  • Kensington gets about 1188 millimetres of rain per year
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