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Where to stay in Sydney

Sydney overview

Visitors to Sydney speak favorably about this welcoming city's port, opera, and gardens. You'll find a wide variety of restaurants and cafés. Top places to visit in Sydney include Sydney Opera House. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Sydney Harbour Bridge and Bondi Beach.

Where to stay in Sydney

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Sydney can accommodate all visitors. There are 81 hotels in Sydney and you can shop as many as 5699 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 44%. We have room prices as low as 12 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Sydney as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 107 5-star hotels from 108 USD per night
  • • 276 4-star hotels from 83 USD per night
  • • 144 3-star hotels from 28 USD per night
  • • 46 2-star hotels from 17 USD per night

How to get to Sydney

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the heart of Sydney. Sydney Circular Quay Station is the closest train station, located 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from the city center.

Metro stations include:
  • • Martin Place Station (0.2 mi/0.3 km from the city center)
  • • Wynyard Station (0.2 mi/0.3 km from the city center)
  • • St. James Station (0.2 mi/0.4 km from the city center)

What to see around Sydney

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • King Street Wharf
  • • Cockle Bay Wharf
Here are some local attractions:
  • • Wildlife Sydney
  • • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Theatre Royal
  • • Hyde Park Barracks Museum
  • • Museum of Sydney
  • • Genesian Theatre
  • • Madame Tussauds Sydney
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Pitt Street Mall
  • • Strand Arcade
  • • Chifley Plaza
  • • Australia Square
  • • Westfield Shopping Centre
Recommended sights include:
  • • Sydney Opera House
  • • Pitt Street Mall
  • • Martin Place
  • • Strand Arcade
  • • St. James Church

When to visit Sydney

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 78°F day, 60°F night
  • • April-June: 73°F day, 47°F night
  • • July-September: 68°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 53°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.72 inches
  • • April-June: 14.84 inches
  • • July-September: 10.75 inches
  • • October-December: 8.58 inches