The Best Places To Stay Near Sydney Harbour

Lobby Pier One Sydney Harbour | Courtesy of The Mint Partners
Lobby Pier One Sydney Harbour | Courtesy of The Mint Partners
With a wealth of accommodation on offer in Sydney, it comes as no surprise that many brilliantly rated places tend to be located near the heart and soul of the city: Sydney Harbour. From budget to the finest luxury hotels Sydney has lots to choose from and the best can be found right here.

Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks, SYDNEY

Hostel, Hotel, Bed and Breakfast
Rooftop View | Courtesy of Sydney Harbour YHA

This is the place to stay for those on a budget, travelling solo or just looking to make some great friends, in a great place, in an even better location. Sydney Harbour YHA is the only hostel sharing harbourside turf with some of the most esteemed names in the luxury hotel sector. With rooftop views of the Sydney Harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge, as well top amenities, great rooms and rates, this hostel takes shared-living to a whole new height.

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Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, O'Connell Street


This classic luxury hotel is the ideal spot for those looking for comfort and class in a top notch locale with Sydney’s buzzing life right outside the door. With over 300 elegant rooms, an on-site spa and award-winning restaurants, this is certainly one of the top places to stay near Sydney Harbour.

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Exclusive Heritage Building Apartment

This modern city pad is the perfect place to stay when stopping over in Sydney. Set in a stunning heritage listed building, this cosy little studio ticks all the boxes: clean, minimal, secure and bang smack in the center of it all. Stroll just moments to Sydney Harbour and all of the neighbouring sights or take in the views from the rooftop pool.

Exclusive Heritage Building Rooftop Pool Courtesy of Air BnB

Park Hyatt Sydney


For the crème de la crème of stays near Sydney Harbour, look no further than the Park Hyatt Sydney. This hotel defines luxury and class with effortless ease; think modern classical interiors, floor to ceiling windows with stunning harbourside views of the Sydney Opera House, Bridge and surrounding waterways, a world-class spa, sprawling rooftop pool and a seasonal menu of gourmet grub in The Living Room and Bar.

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City Pad

Invest in luxury living when in Sydney in this modern two-bed apartment. Set in a boutique hotel in the center of the CBD, this spot features all the finest amenities on the market as well as a stunning rooftop pool, gym and jacuzzi – and, all just moments from Sydney Harbour.

City Pad Rooftop Pool Courtesy of Air BnB

Sydney Harbour Bed & Breakfast, The Rocks

Bed and Breakfast

Take in the city from the luxury of this upmarket bed and breakfast near Sydney Harbour. Offering a range of private rooms, suites and townhouses (some even boasting Opera House views!) guests will feel at home and at ease, with free breakfast, wifi, secure parking and all sights to see just a short stroll away.

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Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection, Sydney

'Bedroom/Bathroom' Pier One Sydney Harbour | Courtesy of The Mint Partners
Pier One Sydney Harbour is a luxury hotel set on the waterside boasting terrific views of the harbour and surrounding waterways. With a wealth of accommodation types, from deluxe rooms to dog-friendly digs and superior suites, Pier One is the perfect place to be pampered when in the city; see the city sights by day and delve into some fine fare at the one Chef Hat restaurant (awarded by the Good Food Guide) The Gantry by night, in this world-class hotel.
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Siesta Sydney

Siesta Sydney is the ideal option for those who don’t want to sacrifice quality on a budget. Set in Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD), the hostel offers private double rooms with shared bathrooms at great rates. Enjoy additional amenities such as free laundry and wifi throughout, common rooms and a fantastic location.
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