Where to stay in Sydney
To make the most of a short visit, plan your stay in the CBD and enjoy having Sydney's most iconic attractions on your doorstep. After you've explored the city centre, be sure to take advantage of the city's extensive public transport network and take a day trip along the coast.
If you're more of a surfer than a city slicker, skip the CBD and stay in the bohemian beach suburb of Bondi instead. After you've hit the beach, explore Campbell Parade's restaurant scene or, if you're travelling on a budget, pick up some groceries from Bondi Junction and enjoy a barbeque by the water.
Torn between city and surf? Find a place to stay in Surry Hills and get the best of both worlds. Located mid-way between the CBD and Bondi, this leafy suburb makes it easy to enjoy days on the sand and nights on the town. And with some the best bars and pubs in Sydney, you can find a great place for a drink without straying too far.
Sitting just beyond the CBD, Newtown is the gateway to the trendy suburbs of the Inner West. To complement its old school charm, this popular hipster hangout is home to some of the city's best restaurants – so be sure to bring an appetite.