Hotels in Sydney Australia Downtown
One of the world’s most renowned cities, Sydney is an extremely popular destination both locally and on a global scale. It is a diverse city that is home to many contrasting neighbourhoods and contains endless attractions and points of interest. Visitors can delve into the urban metropolis to discover the entertainment, shopping and architectural delights, and then retreat to one of Sydney’s renowned beach or park areas. In short, a trip to Sydney rarely disappoints.
An iconic city centre
The two most recognisable sights of Sydney are undoubtedly the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Situated in the heart of the city, these two monuments somewhat define the city in terms of image and for purposes of orientation. Indeed, Sydney Harbour has many nearby hotels allowing visitors to enjoy quick access and views of this renowned area. The core of the city centre lies to the south of the harbour and it is here the city’s financial district is located. However, this central region also offers a great deal to tourists as well, with endless restaurants and shops plus a host of historical architecture in between. There are two nineteenth century cathedrals, namely St. Mary’s and St. Andrew’s, which are popular with history enthusiasts, the Queen Victoria Building and Strand Arcade are two further examples of historic Sydney. Also in the central area lies the Art Gallery of New South Wales, one of the most prominent spots to view and understand some of the Aboriginal culture that has helped shape Sydney. In terms of accessing the downtown, Circular Quay is one of the city’s key transport hubs. From there guests can take ferries to further suburbs as well as a variety of tour boat cruises into the harbour. Moreover, there is a train station at Circular Quay enabling convenient access to the city from any hotel in Sydney.