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Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
4.5 out of 5
100 Murray Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs8,389
per night
15 Dec-16 Dec
4/5Very Good! (3,070 reviews)

"Great location in the heart of Darling Harbour. Wonderful service. Comfortable beds and room with a view. Loved the buffet breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney
4.5 out of 5
72 Liverpool Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs8,833
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (2,655 reviews)

"Great location. Easy access to public transportation. Lots of places to eat"…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney
Novotel Sydney Central
4 out of 5
169-179 Thomas Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs7,857
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (2,438 reviews)

"The hotel is clean and in a good location, lots of places to eat around the hotel, close to public transport. The staffs are really nice. The room had a very comfy bed. Only negative for us was the lights in the room, not enough light to get ready for an event."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Novotel Sydney Central
Veriu Camperdown
4.5 out of 5
84-86 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW
Rs7,945
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (355 reviews)

"Liked: Next to Deus ex Machina cafe and bike workshop. Near to Sydney University. Good sized rooms, clean design, modern and well appointed. Bedding good (big bed), furnishings good. nice balcony. Not so good: No pool, access to the property somewhat hard to figure out. Carpark is A$35.00 per night ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2019

Veriu Camperdown
Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments Darling Harbour
4 out of 5
243 Pyrmont Street, Darling Harbour, Pyrmont, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs5,952
per night
15 Dec-16 Dec
4/5Very Good! (6,191 reviews)

"Rooms much bigger than expected. Unique use of building. Nearby parking was easy to find. Ideal for accessing Darling Harbour or ICC"…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments Darling Harbour
Hyde Park Inn
4 out of 5
271 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs6,631
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (2,147 reviews)

"Very clean. Great location. Staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2019

Hyde Park Inn
Mercure Sydney Parramatta
4.5 out of 5
106 Hassall Street, Rosehill, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs5,237
per night
15 Dec-16 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (1,620 reviews)

"Hotel has lot of amenities near by, Woolworths, Petrol Station, McDonalds so very handy to du k across the road. The bed was comfortable. We had 3 guests staying in the room with only 2 cups. Great for an overnight stay but A longer stay would’ve been problematic."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2019

Mercure Sydney Parramatta
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
8 Arrival Court, Sydney International Airport, Mascot, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs8,852
per night
23 Nov-24 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (6,834 reviews)

"Clean, comfortable, quiet - walk to international terminal."…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel
Zara Tower - Luxury Suites and Apartments
4.5 out of 5
61-65 Wentworth Ave, Sydney, NSW
Rs10,254
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (758 reviews)

"The property is in a great location to the city and many eateries. Just unfortunate that very loud building works were happening next door"…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

Zara Tower - Luxury Suites and Apartments
Nesuto Woolloomooloo
3.5 out of 5
88 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo, NSW
Free cancellation
Rs6,769
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (776 reviews)

"Great location. Spacious apartment with full facilities."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2019

Nesuto Woolloomooloo
Swissotel Sydney
5 out of 5
68 Market Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs9,277
per night
15 Dec-16 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (4,515 reviews)

"Well located property in heart of cbd. Clean and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2019

Swissotel Sydney
The Grace Hotel
4.5 out of 5
77 York Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs8,833
per night
22 Dec-23 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (4,287 reviews)

"Staff were very friendly and the hotel was in a great location. The hotel was also beautiful in design. The room was massive but the bathroom could be modernised."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

The Grace Hotel
Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
1 Military Road, Watsons Bay, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs11,962
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov
4.7/5Exceptional! (820 reviews)

"Generally speaking I loved the property for its location"…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
4 out of 5
68 Harbour Street, Haymarket, NSW
Free cancellation
Rs7,422
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (2,360 reviews)

"Great location for Haymarket end of town. Staff were lovely. Big room."…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2019

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Town Hall
4.5 out of 5
511 Kent Street Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs7,797
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (2,345 reviews)

"Location is great ... room contained a broken desk that had been poorly repaired"…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2019

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Town Hall
The Sebel Quay West Suites Sydney
5 out of 5
98 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs12,384
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,758 reviews)

"Excellent hotel apartment. Would highly recommend. Very close to the harbour where all the best attractions are and departing from. Best way to visit such a terrific city Sydney is."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

The Sebel Quay West Suites Sydney
Mercure Sydney
4.5 out of 5
818-820 George Street, Chippendale, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs7,058
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (3,174 reviews)

"Excellent Location (Close to Central Station. Paddys markets/China town are just around the corner), Friendly staff and very reasonably priced. We told the hotel it was our anniversary and they upgraded us to the privilege floor and gave us a complimentary bottle with strawberries and chocolates ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2019

Mercure Sydney
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
5 out of 5
11 Jamison Street, Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs8,345
per night
15 Dec-16 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (3,756 reviews)

"Rooms are spacious and clean. Staff was friendly and accommodating."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
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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.

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