Sydney is known all over the world for its stunning natural beauty and laid back cosmopolitan lifestyle. With many of the city’s most loved attractions within walking distance of our holiday accommodation Sydney CBD, all the excitement of this world famous Harbour City are right at your fingertips during your stay.
Nestled by the foot of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, just a short stroll from our front door, the Rocks is the oldest district in the city and is sometimes referred to as an ‘outdoors museum’. As you wander the narrow, cobbled streets, you’ll come across some of the finest examples of 19th century heritage buildings in the city, many of which have now been converted into trendy bars and restaurants, without losing any of their Old World charm. Drop by the Sydney Visitor Centre for an overview of the fascinating history of the area, then enjoy a laid back afternoon exploring the alfresco cafes, fine dining restaurants, friendly pubs, art galleries and fashion boutiques that make the historic precinct So loved by locals and visitors alike.
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
Within walking distance of our Sydney CBD accommodation specials, the jagged white peaks of the Sydney Opera House remain the city’s most iconic landmark. The best way to view this world famous attraction is from the water, and several boat tour companies operate in the area, offering lunch time, sunset and night-time Harbour cruises. This incredible feat of architecture is just as impressive on the inside as it is on the outside and there are several great ‘behind the scenes’ tour packages available. The Opera House is home to the Australian Ballet and the Australian Chamber Orchestra and features a packed program of live music events throughout the year.
The vibrant Darling Harbour is one of Sydney’s must-visit destinations, with a great mix of world class family attractions and affordable and high end restaurants to explore. Check out the latest releases in stunning high definition at the IMAX Theatre; enjoy a trip to the Sydney Aquarium to see 5000 species of fish and marine animals close up, or drop by the Australian Maritime Museum to see our fascinating national maritime history brought to life. After a busy dayof exploring, you can grab a bite to eat in one of the popular and affordable restaurants along Cockle Bay Wharf or escape into the Chinese Garden of Friendship to unwind in a peaceful inner city oasis.
Rich with multi-layered history, Barangaroo is a dynamic retail, cultural and financial hub, with more than 50 per cent of the precinct offering extraordinary public spaces for everyone to enjoy.Nestled between the natural beauty of Sydney Harbour and the bustling global city of Sydney, the 22-hectare, $6+ billion development is a showcase of international design excellence, leading technologies, world-class sustainability, public art and cultural programs.