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Our favorite Sydney hotels and deals

The hotels you need to stay in when in Sydney - and the deals to get them for cheap.

Famed the world over for its iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House, Sydney calls tourists from all over the globe. They come to wander its historical districts, lay on its sandy beaches, marvel at its architectural wonders and witness its natural landscape.

There’s never a dull moment in the city, with events happening all year ’round, and if you’re heading to the big city, there will be more than enough attractions to keep you and the kids entertained. Think Taronga Zoo, Wildlife World, Madame Tussaud’s, Sydney Tower Eye and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, if you need some ideas.

Once you’ve committed to visiting Sydney, the next step is to choose somewhere to stay. We know a few places that are exemplary – and how to stay in them for cheap.

Our favorite Sydney hotels


1. QT Hotel

Renowned for its high-quality service, luxurious rooms and unique and modern interiors is Sydney’s QT Hotel. Our tip? Spend the day in its SpaQ day spa and the evening down at its downstairs Gowings Bar & Grill.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Turkish steam bath, valet parking, 24-hour service, day spa
  • Nearby: Pitt Street Mall, Queen Victoria Building, Hyde Park, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Town Hall
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pullman grand sydney harbour

2. Pullman Grand Sydney Harbour

Seeking a room with a view? Pullman Grand has many. Choose between a view of Sydney Harbour or the Royal Botanic Gardens. They’re both just as grand as the other.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: 24-hour reception, babysitting service, indoor pool, sauna, currency exchange, fitness center
  • Nearby: Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Royal Botanical Gardens, The Rocks, Circular Quay
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Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

3. Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

Tucked behind Sydney’s busy George Street and moments away from Martin Place and Circular Quay is the exquisite Radisson Blu Plaza. Set inside an 1850s Beaux Art property, it’s a unique find and a memorable stay.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Beauty and spa facilities, Jacuzzi, sauna, 24-hour reception
  • Nearby: Martin Place, Circular Quay, Royal Botanic Gardens, Wynyard Station
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Ovolo Woolloomooloo

4. Ovolo Woolloomooloo

Housed right on the water on Woolloomooloo Wharf, Ovolo features contemporary-styled rooms that will be the envy of all.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Business center, indoor pool, Wi-Fi, valet parking, 24-hour reception, massage services
  • Nearby: Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross, Art Gallery of NSW, The Domain
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ParkRoyal Darling Harbour

5. ParkRoyal Darling Harbour

Located in the heart of the city, the ParkRoyal Darling Harbour towers above all else. Capture views of the cityscape from your room before setting out, on foot, to see all that the city has to offer.

  • Star rating: 4-star
  • Features: On-site restaurant, off-site self parking, valet parking services, business facilities
  • Nearby: Chinatown, Darling Harbour, The Star, Barrangaroo
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Sydney Harbour Marriott

6. Sydney Harbour Marriott

Perfectly located at the entrance of Circular Quay, the 5-star Sydney Harbour Marriott is within a stone’s throw of Sydney Harbour.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Beauty spa, multilingual staff, express check-in and check-out, sauna, indoor pool
  • Nearby: Pitt Street Mall, Circular Quay, Opera House, Royal Botanical Gardens, Museum of Sydney
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Zara Tower - Luxury Suites and Apartments

7. Zara Tower – Luxury Suites and Apartments

Towering high above the city, Zara Tower sits just off Sydney’s main George Street, keeping it just far enough from the bustle of the city to not be affected by the nightlife, yet just close enough to hop down to it. If you wish.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Kitchenettes, 24-hour reception, iPod docks, Wi-Fi
  • Nearby: Pitt Street Mall, Central Station, Kings Cross
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8. Swissotel

Renowned for its exemplary service and choice location, you cannot go wrong with the Swissotel. Its high tea is one of the city’s finest, and for the kids, it offers luxury kids rooms.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Spa, gym, heated outdoor pool, babysitting service, movies on demand
  • Nearby: Pitt Street Mall, Sydney Town Hall, Queen Victoria Building, Darling Harbour
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Four Points by Sheraton Sydney Darling Harbour

9. Four Points by Sheraton Sydney Darling Harbour

With commanding views of Darling Harbour and the city skyline, Four Points by Sheraton offers an ideal base for exploring the city.

  • Star rating: 4-star
  • Features: 24-hour reception, babysitting service, fitness center, on-site bar
  • Nearby: Darling Harbour, Barrangaroo, The Rocks, Sydney Wildlife World, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
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Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

10. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

Featuring modern amenities, stylish rooms and a pool you can practically see your face in, the Amora Hotel Jamison is the epitome of luxury in the heart of Sydney. Try it if you don’t believe us.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, fitness center, on-site restaurant
  • Nearby: Wynyard Station, The Rocks, Barrangaroo, George Street, Hyde Park
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Top Sydney hotel deals


Sydney hotel stays from $53 per night

Book hotels in Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Sydney Airport and more from just $63 per night.

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