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Exploring Sydney

From New South Wales' stunning coastal attractions to the inland Blue Mountains district, Sydney NSW is Australia' most recognised city by international travelers. Catering to more than four million residents, this iconic city is Australia's oldest settlement, with Sydney Cove established by British settlers in 1788. Things have certainly developed since then, with Sydney rated highly among the world' leading financial, commercial and liveable cities in the world today.
Sydney has an energetic vibe and its great weather helps to make it one of the most visited Australian cities by local and international tourists alike. Boasting iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour, it is no wonder tourists flock to this vibrant city in droves every year.
Sydney has world-class shopping options and tourists will love shopping in the Queen Victoria building, a magnificent heritage-listed site. Add the magnificent natural attractions of Bondi Beach, Sydney Harbour and Manly Beach into the mix and you have just a small taste of what this incredible city has to offer.
Sydney's attractions are limitless; there is so much to see and do in the New South Wales' capital city.

Hotels in Sydney

A city the size of Sydney with so many attractions is sure to offer a vast range of accommodation to suit all types of travellers. Sydney hotels include boutique style hotels, family-friendly apartments, 5 star hotels and everything in between. Sydney's best hotels are found in the city centre, throughout the heart of Sydney and at Darling Harbour, Circular Quay - and all are within easy reach of each other.
In the heart of Sydney which encompasses the city centre and the harbourside area, you will find endless sights to see all within walking distance of many Sydney hotels, and there are plenty of public transport options to use too.
If you're looking for the lowest prices on central Sydney hotels you might like to check in to the Holiday Inn Potts Point Sydney where a one night stay won't break the bank. Near Kings Cross, less than five minutes to the central business district and under two kilometres to the Sydney Opera House, the Holiday Inn Potts Point offers friendly staff and free wifi within walking distance of an infinite number of attractions including Woolloomooloo Wharf.
The Meriton Suites and the Ibis Budget Sydney East at Darlinghurst are fabulous options for travellers looking for affordable accommodation in Sydney. The Ibis Budget also offers free wifi and is under a half hour walk to many tourist destinations such as Hyde Park, the Royal Botanic Gardens and all the wonderful sights at Darling Harbour.
Some of the best hotels in Sydney near Circular Quay include the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, a 5-star luxury hotel with a fabulous vibe. The Four Seasons Hotel is less than ten minutes' walk to The Rocks, the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Aquarium with many more exciting things to see and do nearby.
Also popular with Hotels.com guests is the Radisson Hotel & Suites in the central business district, the 5-star Intercontinental Sydney Hotel at The Rocks area of Circular Quay, The Shangri-La Hotel and The Darling at the Star, are 5-star luxury hotels with full-service spa and an outdoor pool in a great location at Pyrmont near the Convention Centre. The Darling also provides 24-hour room service, nine restaurants and concierge services. While you'd expect the best luxury hotels in Sydney to be priced accordingly, there are often fantastic hotel deals and special offers available when you book through hotels.com.
If you need hotel accommodation close to Sydney airport the Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel at Mascot is a great option with a free airport shuttle service.

Sightseeing in Sydney

- Bondi Beach
Arguably Australia' most famous beach, the golden sands and surf at Sydney's Bondi beach is a great location from which to enjoy New South Wales' warm climate. Famous for its Aussie life guards, great surf, and close proximity to the Sydney CBD, Bondi Beach provides the perfect day out for any visitor to Sydney. Within walking distance of Bondi beach is a fantastic array of shops, restaurants, and cafC)s, so visitors never have to stray far to refuel. Bondi Beach is also a great location in which to check in to a range of 2-5 star hotels.
- Circular Quay
Sydney's Circular Quay is one of the busiest ferry docks in Australia. It is the main hub for Sydney Harbour and is considered to be the centre of the city' tourism industry with an exciting and energetic vibe. Access to Circular Quay's cafes, eateries and entertainment is easy via the train station, ferry service, light rail and buses. From Circular Quay you can explore the famous landmarks of Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, Pitt Street, King Street Wharf, Woolloomooloo Wharf, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Zoo and the Sydney Opera House. You will also find a fantastic range of Sydney luxury hotels in this great location which bustles and buzzes with activity all day long.
- Kings Cross
Regarded as Sydney' red-light district, Kings Cross is near Woolloomooloo Bay and Potts Point in downtown Sydney. This is the place to go for an exciting night out, as it boasts an energetic vibe and has a tremendous range of nightclubs, shows, pubs, restaurants, cafC)s which are never-ending sources of entertainment.

Transportation in Sydney

Despite Sydney' size, tourists can get to most areas via some form of Sydney's comprehensive public transportation system. If you're flying in from New Zealand, Asia or simply interstate, Sydney airport is well equipped to get you to your destination.
Ferries provide great travel options across Sydney Harbour while trains reach the outer suburbs from an inner-city underground network. The Sydney bus system is another method connecting travellers to major locations such as Bondi Beach, Coogee Beach, Manly, The Rocks, Darling Harbour and most Sydney landmarks. The heart of Sydney is also served by a light rail service which follows a looping route just outside central Sydney.
King Street is a street in the central business district of Sydney which stretches from the heart of Sydney all the way to King Street Wharf and Lime Street near Darling Harbour offering a direct and easy route via public transport.
If you're planning on using Sydney's public transport system to get around during your visit, a google search will details all the options and important information.

What is the best hotel in Sydney?

The Langham Sydney (Millers Point), The Darling at the Star (Pyrmont), and Park Hyatt Sydney (The Rocks) are amongst the top rated hotels in Sydney, loved by thousands of guests.

What is the closest hotel to Sydney International Airport?

Travellers wanting to stay near Sydney International Airport have many hotel options such as Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel, Novotel Sydney International Airport Hotel, and Quality Hotel CKS Sydney Airport.

How much are hotels in Sydney Australia?

Hotels.com has accommodation in Sydney to suit any budget, with 3-star hotels from $54, 4-star hotels starting at $89, and 5-star hotels from $113.

Which hotel has the best view of Sydney Harbour?

Most loved hotels with stunning views of Sydney Harbour include Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, InterContinental Sydney, and Shangri-La Hotel Sydney.

What is the best luxury hotel in Sydney?

The best 5-star luxury accommodation in Sydney includes Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, Meriton Suites Kent Street, and Swissotel Sydney.

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