Our favourite 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 Harbour 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 Sydney Sealife 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 the for cheap.


Our favourite 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

Book the QT Hotel


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 centre
  • Nearby: Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Royal Botanical Gardens, The Rocks, Circular Quay

Book the Pullman Grand Sydney Harbour


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, its 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

Book the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney


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 centre, indoor pool, Wi-Fi, valet parking, 24-hour reception, massage services
  • Nearby: Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross, Art Gallery of NSW, The Domain

Book the Ovolo Woolloomooloo


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 park, valet parking services, business facilities
  • Nearby: Chinatown, Darling Harbour, The Star, Barrangaroo

Book the ParkRoyal Darling Harbour


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

Book the Sydney Harbour Marriott


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 away from the bustle of the city to not be affected by the nightlife, but 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

Book the Zara Tower


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, outdoor heated pool, babysitting service, movies on demand
  • Nearby: Pitt Street Mall, Sydney Town Hall, Queen Victoria Building, Darling Harbour

Book the Swissotel


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 centre, on-site bar
  • Nearby: Darling Harbour, Barrangaroo, The Rocks, Sydney Wildlife World, Sydney Sealife Aquarium

Book the Four Points by Sheraton


10. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

Featuring modern amenities, stylish rooms and a pool you can practically see your face in, the Amora Hote 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 centre, on-site restaurant
  • Nearby: Wynyard Station, The Rocks, Barrangaroo, George Street, Hyde Park

Book the Amora Hotel Jamison

Top Sydney hotel deals

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Up to 40% off hotels + extra 8% off with code

Valid for stays from 21 August 2018 - 28 February 2019, including over Christmas. Destinations Destinations include Paris, Sydney, New York City, Dubai, Las Vegas, Tokyo, Bangkok and more. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

55% off Sydney stay for 2

Valid for stays until 15 December 2018 at Occidental Hotel. Inclusive of bottle of wine upon arrival, late check-out and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off hotel stay: deal of the day

Valid on select dates. Destinations include Paris, Sydney, New York City, Dubai, Las Vegas, Tokyo, Bangkok and more. T&Cs apply.

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HotelsCombined HotelsCombined

Vivid Sydney stays from just $119

Valid for stays from in May-June 2019. Sample price is for Rendezvous Hotel Sydney Central on 27 May. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

73% off Parramatta stay for 2

Valid for stays until 30 September 2018 at Rydges Parramatta Sydney. Includes breakfast, secured parking, late check-out and more. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Sydney stay from just $113

Valid for travel on select dates. Sample accommodation is in Kings Cross. T&C's apply.

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Up to 20% off Sydney hotels

Save up to 20% off in select hotels in Sydney. T&C's apply.

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Hotels.com Hotels.com

Up to 35% off Sydney and NSW Hotels

Valid in select hotels across Sydney and NSW.

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Mercure Mercure

Save 25% off your stay at select NSW hotels

Book a stay at the Mercure Penrith, Mercure Sydney International Airport or Mercure Sydney Parramatta at least 30 days in advance and save.

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