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Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
5 out of 5
12 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£139
per night
24 Apr-25 Apr
0.63 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,161 reviews)

"The hotel is superb, luxurious in every way, our room was superb, the view from the room was wonderful, the staff were excellent, helpful, informative, and very welcoming. We could not fault it in any way, and we enjoyed every minute of our stay there, and would highly recommend the Sofitel."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
Meriton Suites Kent Street, Sydney
5 out of 5
528 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£66
per night
5 May-6 May
0.59 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Loved this hotel. Loved the room. Loved the location. Close to Darling Harbour etc. Would highly recommend and would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

Meriton Suites Kent Street, Sydney
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
4.5 out of 5
100 Murray Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£94
per night
13 Apr-14 Apr
0.71 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (3,091 reviews)

"Convenient location but the car parking is a bit expensive."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Travelodge Hotel Sydney
4 out of 5
27 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£74
per night
13 Apr-14 Apr
0.76 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (3,598 reviews)

"They didn’t clean bathroom every day. They change towels but that’s it. The floor was never vacuum not one day."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Travelodge Hotel Sydney
The Fullerton Hotel Sydney
5 out of 5
1 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW
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0.02 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (225 reviews)

"It was a special weekend for my daughter and they kindly upgraded us. The staff were friendly and helpful despite everything going on with Covid-19"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney
Meriton Suites Sussex Street
5 out of 5
234 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£66
per night
5 May-6 May
0.4 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (282 reviews)

"Great location in Sydney. Excellent , clean and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Meriton Suites Sussex Street
QT Sydney
5 out of 5
49 Market Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£97
per night
12 Apr-13 Apr
0.24 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,658 reviews)

"The hotel is very unique, very different to other hotels. Loved it!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

QT Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
5 out of 5
199 George St., Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£145
per night
24 Apr-25 Apr
0.39 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (4,396 reviews)

"Great location, very nice property, excellent restaurant and in room dining. Staff were outstanding."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay
5 out of 5
30 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£139
per night
8 May-9 May
0.35 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (3,265 reviews)

"Super location, wonderful view, incredibly friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
5 out of 5
11 Jamison Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£100
per night
26 Apr-27 Apr
0.24 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (4,061 reviews)

"Beautifully looked after hotel. Everyone was friendly and happy to help."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

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Visiting Sydney

Travellers to Sydney give high marks for the bustling port, renowned opera house and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its museums, restaurants and art. Top sights in the city include Sydney Tower, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Town Hall.

  • There are 2724 hotels and other accommodation options in Sydney
  • The closest major airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), 53.5 mi (86.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Sydney

Known for its opera, museums and theatres, the city's cultural venues include Sydney Opera House, Capitol Theatre and Madame Tussauds Sydney. Attractions like SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Luna Park and Taronga Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Sydney Tower, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Hillsong Church.

Other favourite sights in Sydney include Sydney Town Hall, Hyde Park and Royal Botanic Gardens. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Putty Beach, 25 mi/40.2 km from the heart of the city, and Ettalong Diggers Club, which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

Getting around Sydney

With so many transport options, seeing all of Sydney is a breeze. Walk to nearby metro stations such as Martin Place Station, Wynyard Station and St. James Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Sydney Circular Quay Station, Exhibition Centre Station or Sydney Central Station. You can take a ferry from the port.

Dressing for Sydney

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 26°C and the night-time average to be 16°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 23°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • July to September averages 20°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 25°C during the day and 12°C at night
  • About 1188 millimetres of rain falls on Sydney each year
  • Hottest months are usually February and January with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 8°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Sydney?
The Fullerton Hotel Sydney is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. It’s located steps from Pitt Street Mall. Other favourite options based on traveller reviews include Jonahs Restaurant & Accommodation, Whale Beach and Little Albion, a Crystalbrook Collection Boutique Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Sydney, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Sydney.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Sydney?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Sydney Airport is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Ibis Budget St Peters and ibis budget Sydney Olympic Park.
What's the best place to stay for families in Sydney?
Novotel Sydney Central is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay with the children include Mercure Sydney Parramatta and The Grace Hotel. Also, attractions such as SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Sydney?
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and 24-hour room service. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include QT Sydney and Pullman Sydney Hyde Park.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Sydney?
Medina Serviced Apartments North Ryde Sydney is a top apartment for people travelling with their pets, and offers a fitness centre and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include The Hughenden Boutique Hotel and Sydney Harbour Bed & Breakfast.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Sydney?
The Fullerton Hotel Sydney is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and 2 bars/lounges. Other good options for your beach trip include Coogee Bay Hotel and Quality Hotel Sands. Head to Bondi Beach or Coogee Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Sydney?
Primus Hotel Sydney is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a poolside bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney and InterContinental Sydney are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Sydney?
Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Medusa Boutique Hotel and QT Bondi are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Sydney?
Abcot Inn is a 3.5-star property featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus and The Village Bondi Beach - Hostel. You can tee off at Palm Beach Golf Club, Moore Park Golf Course or Killara Golf Club while you’re in town.
How is it staying in Sydney?
Travellers to Sydney give high marks for the bustling port, renowned opera house and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its museums, restaurants and art. Top sights in the city include Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Tower. In Sydney, there are 4773 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Sydney?
Known for its opera, museums and theatres, the city’s cultural venues include Sydney Opera House, Capitol Theatre and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Attractions such as SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Luna Park and Taronga Zoo are fun for children of all ages. The city is notable for its monuments and landmarks such as Sydney Tower, Sydney Harbour Bridge and St Mary’s Cathedral.

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