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Family-Friendly Hotels in Sydney, New South Wales

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Top Sydney Family-Friendly Hotels

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 Military Road, Watsons Bay, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs10,818 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (865 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"The rooms were clean, staff were friendly and helpful. Loved it!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
The Sebel Quay West Suites Sydney
Great for families
5 out of 5
98 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, NSW
Free cancellation
The price is Rs11,814 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,878 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, babysitting, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Great size apartment. Sebel is going through some renovations so some mess around is expected. Still very good!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2020

The Sebel Quay West Suites Sydney
Zara Tower - Luxury Suites and Apartments
4.5 out of 5
61-65 Wentworth Ave, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs8,807 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (819 reviews)

"Beautiful room. Would stay again. Highlight was the bath"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2020

Zara Tower - Luxury Suites and Apartments
Swissotel Sydney
Great for families
5 out of 5
68 Market Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs10,391 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,047 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great property, nice decor, great position Shame with COVID19 that poo, restaurants and bar facilities were closed"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun 2020

Swissotel Sydney
Veriu Camperdown
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
84-86 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs9,252 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (387 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, babysitting, bike rentals, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Great friendly check in. Good space in the apartment. Cleaning could be better."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Veriu Camperdown
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
Great for families
5 out of 5
11 Jamison Street, Sydney, NSW
The price is Rs7,693 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,382 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"Beautifully looked after hotel. Everyone was friendly and happy to help."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
The Grace Hotel
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
77 York Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs7,734 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,820 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, babysitting, laundry
Travellers say...

"Its in a great location.close to darling harbour and circular quay. The room's have been renovated"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2020

The Grace Hotel
Nesuto Woolloomooloo
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
88 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs9,407 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (852 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Very accessible. Easy parking and close to take away food."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

Nesuto Woolloomooloo
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
8 Arrival Court, Sydney International Airport, Mascot, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs7,330 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (4,301 reviews)
Families like: free airport shuttle, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great room....clean and spacious. Comfortable beds"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul 2020

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
Novotel Sydney Central
Great for families
4 out of 5
169-179 Thomas Street, Haymarket, NSW
The price is Rs7,222 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great location, wonderful service! We were in Sydney for our daughter's wedding at the Chinese Garden of Friendship. Hotel was withing walking distance of everything we needed. Staff was also very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Novotel Sydney Central
Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
72 Liverpool Street, Sydney, NSW
The price is Rs11,349 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Good service, communication, friendly, & location was central."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney
Hyde Park Inn
Great for families
4 out of 5
271 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs6,263 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (995 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Property was located overlooking a very nice Hyde Park, it was very convenient for both bus and train services, it was comfortable and had good amenities. Staff were very pleasant and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 5 Apr 2020

Hyde Park Inn
Mercure Sydney
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
818-820 George Street, Chippendale, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs8,018 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (998 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, babysitting, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"I loved, loved, loved this hotel. Convenient to station where there are trains, trams & buses that go to airport, CBD, Harbour or Bondi.Rooms are updated and had great views. Staff were amazing and went above and beyond."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2020

Mercure Sydney
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Town Hall
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
511 Kent Street Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs8,498 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (994 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great location easy walking distance to shops and restaurants. We were celebrating our birthdays and we had a lovely surprise at our door. Champagne and a lovely card. Thankyou guys"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Town Hall
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
Great for families
4 out of 5
68 Harbour Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
The price is Rs7,167 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great location - close to all the facilities at Darling Harbour, Chinatown and also close to light rail stations."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
100 Murray Street, Sydney, NSW
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4.1/5Very Good! (3,180 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, outdoor tennis court, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Easy check and checkout; friendly staff, close to Darling Harbour, clean and comfortable room. The water pressure in the shower was dissapointing."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Mercure Sydney Parramatta
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
106 Hassall Street, Rosehill, NSW
Free cancellation
The price is Rs4,868 per night
4/5Very Good! (986 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, outdoor tennis court, laundry
Large rooms, walkable eateries.

"The hotel rooms are large but a little dated. The hotel is located conveniently next to a shopping complex with many restaurants. Good wifi, friendly staff. The breakfast can be improved."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Mercure Sydney Parramatta
Oaks Sydney Goldsbrough Suites
Great for families
4 out of 5
243 Pyrmont Street, Darling Harbour, Pyrmont, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs5,078 per night
4/5Very Good! (6,416 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer, laundry
Travellers say...

"This property was great value, clean and a very spacious 2 bedroom apartment for our family of 4. We could easily walk to Darling Harbour and experience the sites."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2020

Oaks Sydney Goldsbrough Suites
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Where Should We Stay in Sydney?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Sydney is a good choice. The museums, interesting architecture, and ferry rides are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Take to the air and fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), which is located 53.5 mi (86.1 km) from the city center. Sydney offers 431 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Swissotel Sydney - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort at this 5-star hotel.

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Town Hall - Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. The comfy beds and breakfast options make this 4.5-star hotel popular with guests.

Novotel Sydney Central - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free cribs. Guests like the quiet location at this 4-star hotel.

Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments Darling Harbour - Features an indoor pool, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. This 3.5-star apartment is popular with guests for its clean rooms.

When Should We Visit Sydney?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Sydney.

  • Hottest months: February, January, December, and March, with an average temperature of 78°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and May, with an average temperature of 47°F
  • Driest months: October, December, November, and September, with an average rainfall of 2.89 inches
  • Rainiest months: April, May, March, and July, with an average rainfall of 4.99 inches

What Should We See and Do in Sydney?

While you are vacationing in Sydney, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Sydney Showground and Circular Quay. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Bondi Beach.

Sydney is also well-known for its:
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Art
  • Architecture

Getting Around Sydney

Sydney has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Martin Place Station, Wynyard Station, and St. James Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Sydney Circular Quay Station, Exhibition Centre Station, or Sydney Central Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's Sydney like for family-friendly holidays?
The destination of Sydney is a good option if you’ve been considering a getaway with the children. The interesting architecture, art scene and famous monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Shellharbour, NSW (WOL), which is located 53.5 mi (86.1 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to Sydney?
Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay with the children include Swissotel Sydney and The Grace Hotel.
What's the seasonal weather like in Sydney?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 13°C. Average annual rainfall for Sydney is 1181 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Sydney?
While you are visiting Sydney, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower and Hyde Park.
What's the best way for us to get around Sydney?
You can take advantage of metro transport at Martin Place Station, Wynyard Station and St. James Station. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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