Australia’s largest city is home to some of the world’s most iconic attractions such as the Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House, but these are simply the tip of the iceberg as far as the Sydney attractions go. Sydney also hosts some of the world-famous beaches such as Manly, Bondi Beach and the Coogee. Scratch beneath the surface and you will discover a city with deep history. The Circular Quay area of Sydney is an area of deep historical significance. This is where the First Fleet landed and marked the beginning of the modern European Australia. Other popular Sydney attractions include the Rocks, the Sydney Observatory, the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art and a host of world class restaurants and night clubs that dot the city. With over 300 Sydney Australia hotels, the city offers a rich and varied accommodation scene.
Here is an overview of some of the leading Sydney neighborhoods where you can find excellent accommodation:
Circular Quay-The Rocks
As stated earlier, this is the heart of the historic Sydney. Whenever you think of Sydney, the Circular Quay area will always come to mind. This area forms a waterfront hub that offers tourists an excellent view of Sydney and many of its famous attractions such as the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. The Rocks is next to the Circular Quay and is the location of the first Sydney colony. There are numerous pubs and stalls along the Rock’s walkways.
The Darling Harbour-Pyrmont
The Darling Harbour is a popular Sydney entertainment district and is lined with dozens of restaurants, pubs, Indian eateries and souvenir shops. The Sydney Aquarium is also situated here. The Pyrmont offers great views of the harbour and has numerous restaurants and pubs where you can relax with the city’s professionals. You can find several Australia Sydney hotels here.
This area of Sydney is a foodie paradise. Some of the finest sea food is served at the restaurants located in the Surry Hills Crown Street. The Australian Museum and various galleries displaying avant-garde art can also be found here making it a popular spot with many culture vultures. There are many Australia Sydney hotels situated here that give guests easy accessibility to these popular attractions.
Potts Point-King’s Cross
The King’s Cross is situated in the Potts Point district of Sydney and is suited for those that need some taste of Sydney’s hedonistic side. This is a district for the night owls and the party goers. King’s Cross is also the home to Sydney’s red light district. There are numerous clubs here where pleasure seekers party until the wee hours of the morning. This is certainly not the most suitable neighborhood for your accommodation if you are here on a business trip.
The Sydney CBD hosts some of the finest Sydney Australia hotels that offer excellent views and proximity to the city’s gleaming skyline and numerous attractions such as the Hyde Park and Archibald Fountain. There is greater green grandeur at the city’s Royal Botanical Gardens. The hotels found here are quite diverse, ranging from the budget Sydney hotels to the top end luxury hotels.