Sydney airport hotels provide tired visitors with a comfortable place to rest before travelling on to their next destinations or convenient home bases from which they can explore the city to their hearts’ content.Sydney Airport welcomes more than 30 million busy travellers annually. The airport is well equipped to handle your every need, with shopping, dining, currency exchange services and transportation all readily accessible.
The Range of Sydney Airport Hotels
Located just 15 kilometres from the CBD, many of Sydney’s airport hotels put you within reach of Sydney’s most exciting attractions, busiest beaches and best-known sites. Choose from more than a dozen different airport hotels with such popular amenities as private baths, minibars, pools and more. Designed to fit many budgets and personal tastes, these hotels range in price from $89 for a three-star hotel to $349 for a four-star hotel. Chain hotels, budget hotels and motels are all available near the airport.
There is plenty to keep you busy during your time in Sydney whether you have a day or a week. Not far from the CBD is Sydney Harbour, home to the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. These must-see icons can be seen, photographed or enjoyed in all their splendour. Take in a show at the Opera House, or enjoy a drink looking out over the skyline. If you have an open morning or evening, try your hand at a bridge climb for a view of Sydney you will never forget.
Bondi and Manly Beaches are popular for surfing, swimming and sunning. While away the morning in Hyde Park or the Royal Botanic Gardens, or visit the animals in the Taronga Zoo. Whether you opt for an afternoon immersed in history in The Rocks or prefer the faster pace of the nightlife in Kings Cross, Sydney has something to offer everyone.
When you arrive at Sydney airport, pick up a copy of the Sydney Guide and Walking Guide from any stand near the Sydney Airport Tax and Duty Free Store. Airport shuttles, buses, taxis and car hires make getting to and from the airport easier. If you plan to shop in Paddington Markets, Bondi Junction, Queen Victoria Building or any of Sydney’s other top shopping destinations, you may be entitled to a refund of your Goods and Services tax. The paperwork for the tourist refund scheme can be found at the foreign exchange booths in the airport. You can also enjoy duty-free shopping for wine, Australiana, gifts, books and more in the airport itself.