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Top tips for finding perfect Sydney hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Sydney, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Sydney in May and June.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Sydney if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Sydney accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Sydney found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $30, while the most expensive was $637.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Sydney for 4 days.
If you want to stay near the city’s ferry and train services, you’ll find many choices near Darling Harbour. There’s the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, which is right on the doorstep of public transport. Another option is the Song Hotel Sydney, which is a little farther away, but still within walking distance and less expensive than some of the harbor-side options.
If you’re after budget hotels in Sydney, then there are plenty of options in Darlinghurst. Try Nate's Place Backpackers for a good, cheap option. Consider the ibis budget Sydney East, or check out hotels available in the George Street area, with the Megaboom City Hotel offering a no-frills base. Alternatively, look at the Sydney Hotel CBD on nearby Liverpool Street for a convenient spot close to the city center.
For those seeking a beachfront hotel, you’ll find some good choices in Manly, like the Sebel Sydney Manly Beach, which has comfortable rooms, some with ocean views. The Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach provides upscale accommodation with views of the ocean.
If you’re looking for 5-star options away from the waterfront, try the Sheraton on the Park, which is close to the Hyde Park Barracks Museum and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, for a culture fix in the city.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Sydney
Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Sydney. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
We've recorded a higher demand for hotels in Surry Hills, Sydney CBD, and close to Darling Harbour.
KAYAK users like staying at Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Sydney Hotel Harbour Suites and Secret Garden Backpackers when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Darling Harbour.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Sydney for as cheap as $7 in the last 3 days. The average price is $167.
If you’re after panoramic views of Darling Harbour, try the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, which is a 5-star option that overlooks the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Another choice is Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection, which is right below the Harbour Bridge, and also has water and city views.
If you’re after boutique hotels with luxury spa treatments, then the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is an excellent option. It has the bonus of being close to attractions like the Harbour Bridge and the Rocks area. There’s also the Swissôtel Sydney, which offers a range of luxe signature treatments.
The Zara Tower Apartments and Suites is one of Sydney’s apartment hotels on the edge of the Surry Hills neighborhood and offers a nice, quiet space for families traveling together, while still staying close to the city center. For those interested in staying near the zoo, try the Meriton Suites North Sydney, and enjoy harbor views from a family suite.
If you’re looking for cheaper accommodation near the Opera House, try the Sydney Harbour Bed & Breakfast in the Rocks neighborhood. For those willing to splurge on luxury and convenience, the Park Hyatt Sydney provides the best views of the Opera House, right across from it. There’s also the Sydney Boulevard Hotel, which is a short walk away through the city’s Royal Botanical Gardens.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Sydney districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Sydney city center.
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
Where to stay in Sydney?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Sydney by showing you the exact location of each hotel.