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Best Sydney hotels

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Holiday Inn Sydney Airport - Sydney - Restaurant
Holiday Inn Sydney Airport
8.2 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach, An IHG Hotel - Sydney - Pool
Free Wi-Fi
The Darling at The Star
9.3 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Hyde Park Inn
8.2 Very Good
Sydney CBD$271+
Free Wi-Fi
Mercure Sydney
7.9 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Megaboom City Hotel
8.2 Very Good
Sydney CBD$164+
Free Wi-Fi
The Langham, Sydney
9.1 Wonderful
Millers Point$751+
Free Wi-Fi
Park Hyatt Sydney
9.1 Wonderful
The Rocks$1,128+
Free Wi-Fi

Sydney hotels near Darling Harbour

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Meriton Suites Kent Street, Sydney - Sydney - Balcony
Meriton Suites Kent Street, Sydney
8.5 Very Good
Sydney CBD$309+
Free Wi-Fi
Hyatt Regency Sydney - Sydney - Lobby
Hyatt Regency Sydney
8.2 Very Good
Sydney CBD$345+
Free Wi-Fi
Hilton Sydney
8.2 Very Good
Sydney CBD$424+

Top Sydney hotels with parking

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Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Sydney - Beach
ibis budget Wentworthville - Sydney - Building
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When to book a hotel in Sydney

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Top tips for finding Sydney hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Sydney, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Sydney in August and June.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Sydney if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 8 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Sydney accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Sydney found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $54, while the most expensive was $497.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Sydney for 12 days.
  • Sydney’s CBD (Central Business District) is a popular area with business travellers, with an array of international brand-name hotels, many of them a stone’s throw from Sydney Harbour. Choose from the classically elegant Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel near the Sydney Opera House or the sky-scraping InterContinental Sydney, just a two-minute walk from Circular Quay.
  • Families staying near Darling Harbour, on the western edge of the CBD, won’t be short of things to see and do, with plenty of family-friendly sights, such as the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium and Wild Life Sydney Zoo. Accommodation here includes the Adina Apartment Hotel Darling Harbour, with family-friendly conveniences including an outdoor pool, BBQ patio and restaurant delivery service.
  • For great deals on budget hotels in Sydney, Kings Cross is the place to be. This inner-city area, east of the CBD, offers good-value rooms and a lively nightlife. It’s part of the suburb of Potts Point, an affluent area with more midrange options to tickle your fancy. A good choice here might be the Song Hotel Sydney.
  • For a taste of romance and old-world charm, you can’t go wrong with the Rocks, an historic area brimming with trendy boutique hotels. With the city centre just a short walk or ferry ride away, it’s a great option for couples seeking a more intimate vibe.
  • Australia’s popularity as a backpacking destination means Sydney has plenty of cool hostels that won’t break the bank. Party over the city skyline at Bounce Sydney, whose rooftop bar and buzzing location opposite Central Station make it an ideal base for a night out. Or relax and soak up the views at the Sydney Harbour YHA, located in the Rocks, near the Opera House and just a short walk from Circular Quay.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Sydney

  • Are there good hotels near Sydney airport?

    Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International Airport is ringed with good-quality hotels, many of them offering a free shuttle service to and from the airport. Cool off in the rooftop pool of the 5-star Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport in Mascot after a long flight, or relax at the 4-star Mercure Sydney in Wolli Creek, which is set against the lush backdrop of Cahill Park.

  • Which neighbourhoods are close to Sydney’s central station?

    The CBD’s Regent Street, on the western side of Sydney Central Station, has some great 4-star hotels, including the smart-looking Mercure Sydney and decidedly retro Great Southern Hotel. You’ll find cheaper hotel deals east of the station in Surry Hills, an artsy area bustling with hip bars and cafes.

  • What hotel area is especially good for shopping in Sydney?

    Stretching some 3km through the CBD, George Street is dotted with shining shopping centres and stained-glass Victorian-era arcades. Hotels around here frequently boast 5 stars and include the Shangri-La Hotel soaring high above Circular Quay and the quirkily-stylish QT Sydney boutique hotel on Market Street.

  • What are the best hotels near Sydney’s Olympic Park?

    Sydney’s sprawling, state-of-the-art Olympic Park lies west of the city centre in a suburb of the same name. Hotels around it include midrange international chains, including the Novotel Sydney Olympic Park and the adjacent Ibis Sydney Olympic Park, with both hotels sharing their facilities.

  • Which neighbourhoods in Sydney are close to the beach?

    Sydney’s legendary Bondi beach is an irresistible draw for many travellers to Australia and certainly caters to them well, with chic beach-themed hotels and comfortable serviced apartments within strolling distance of the beach. Those craving a quieter stretch of shoreline should search for hotels in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, around less crowded beaches like Bronte, Clovelly and Coogee.

  • Where to stay in Sydney?

    Sydney CBD and The Rocks are the most popular neighbourhoods on KAYAK for users looking for a hotel in Sydney. You should also consider staying close to Darling Harbour.

  • What are the best hotels near Darling Harbour?

    Darling Harbour being one of the most popular landmarks in Sydney, many travellers enjoy staying close by. Meriton Suites Kent Street, Sydney, Hyatt Regency Sydney and Hilton Sydney are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Sydney?

    Although the average price for a double room in Sydney is $435, $35 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Sydney for tonight?

    In the last 3 hours, users have found Sydney hotels for tonight for as low as $115. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $60 and 4-star hotels from $65.

  • How much is a hotel in Sydney for this weekend?

    KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Sydney for this weekend from $41 and 4-star hotel rooms from $63. The cheapest room in Sydney for the same date was $42 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Sydney?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Sydney districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Sydney city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Sydney hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Sydney that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hyde Park Inn, Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park and ibis budget Wentworthville.

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Darling Harbour 2 Bedroom Apartment - Sydney
Darling Harbour 2 Bedroom Apartment
9.6 Wonderful
Sydney CBD$731+

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