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Top Vivid Sydney hotels that are moments from the lights

Discover where you can catch the best views of the Vivid lights directly from your hotel room.

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These hotels will have you close to all the Vivid action, or even right among it with views right from your hotel room windows overlooking the light displays.

While the 2019 event is still months away, the earlier you book, the better deal you'll get for a room during Sydney’s brightest festival, which falls from late May to mid June.

Our top hotel picks for Vivid Sydney

1. Park Hyatt Sydney
This hotel may be a splurge, but you won’t regret it with the incredible views you’ll get over Sydney Harbour.

Just steps away from the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Park Hyatt Sydney has views of the most famous installation of Vivid – the lights dancing across the Opera House. Book a suite for the best views. A gym, swimming pool, spa and wellness centre, beauty centre

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Location: Circular Quay
  • Suitable for: Couples, families, groups, business and solo travellers

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2. The York by Swiss-Belhotel
If you prefer to feel more at home while visiting Sydney for the lights, then book a studio, 1- or 2-bedroom apartment in this apartment hotel to be close to all of the Vivid action.

The location is within walking distance to Circular Quay, The Rocks, Martin Place and many eateries. On-site amenities include a Japanese restaurant, a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Suitable for: Couples, families, business travellers, groups and solo travellers

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3. Meriton Suites Campbell Street
Spend some time in luxury when you stay in one of the spacious suites at the Meriton Suites Campbell Street.

Located in Haymarket, which is within walking distance of some of the best displays of Vivid in Darling Harbour, this all-suite hotel is also close to top night-life, Hyde Park and George Street. Panoramic views, a gym, jacuzzi, sauna and public parki

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Location: Haymarket
  • Suitable for: Couples, groups and families

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4. The Tank Stream
You won’t miss a light show when staying at The Tank Stream, which is located right in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Circular Quay and The Rocks are both within walking distance.

Attractions, such as the Sydney Tower, are also close-by and the surrounding area is known for its shopping.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Suitable for: Couples, groups, families, business and solo travellers

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5. Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney
Guests can relax at the modern and elegant Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney between light installations.

The location is in the centre of the city and close to Wynyard Railway Station, so you can easily reach all areas of the city. The area around the hotel is famous for its shopping. On-site guests have access to a restaurant, a pool and a spa.

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Suitable for: Couples, groups, families, business and solo travellers

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6. Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
The most impressive draw of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is the panoramic views of Sydney Harbour. From your room, you can spot the Vivid lights dancing across the Opera House or the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The Rocks, Sydney Tower and the Royal Botanic Gardens are all within a short walk. A gym, spa, swimming pool, sauna, salon and jacuzzi are available for guests on-site.

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Location: The Rocks
  • Suitable for: Couples, families, groups, business and solo travellers

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7. The Russell Hotel
This small yet charming hotel is close to The Rocks and is in the heart of Sydney’s entertainment district. Night-life is on the hotel’s doorstep along with plenty of restaurants and cafes.

Star attractions for Vivid such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the State Library are within walking distance.

  • Star rating: 3.5 stars
  • Location: The Rocks
  • Suitable for: Couples, families, business and solo travellers, groups

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8. Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
With rooms boasting views of Darling Harbour, you won’t miss the light shows appearing in the harbour nightly from your room or on the terrace.

Many attractions, such as the Star Sydney Casino, St Andrew’s Cathedral, restaurants, bars and cafes, are within walking distance. Hotel features include outdoor tennis courts, a swimming pool, an outdoor terrace, a bar and a restaurant.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Suitable for: Families, couples, groups, business and solo travellers

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9. Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
This modern hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Sydney and has access to main tourist attractions like St Mary's Cathedral and Art Gallery of New South Wales.

It offers daily breakfast and guests are welcome to relax in the lounge bar every evening to complete the day.

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Suitable for: Families, couples, groups, business and solo travellers

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