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Sydney, Australia Hotels: From Airbnb to Hidden Gems

By Shontel Horne

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In a city like Sydney, Australia, the place you decide to stay during your visit can set the entire tone for your trip. Anyone that has visited will tell you that a trip to Sydney is anything but cheap, but we’ll help you find the accommodations that are right for your budget and your travel style.

 

Hotels

 

Adina Apartment Hotels

See what it’s like to live near the world-famous Bondi Beach during your trip to Sydney and stay at the chic Adina Apartment Hotels for an experience designed to make you feel right at home. The units have all of the amenities of an apartment like a full kitchen with all of the benefits of staying in a full-service hotel.

 

Photo courtesy of Adina Apartment Hotels

 

Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection

Stay in one of the most majestic locations in all of the city when you spend the night at Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection, which is a luxury boutique hotel built in an old woolshed. Rooms range from simple to extravagant, and the views of Walsh Bay or Sydney Harbour will never get old.

 

Photo courtesy of Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection

 

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Hostels

 

Wake Up! Sydney

Wake Up! Sydney has many benefits of traditional hotels while still serving backpackers who prefer hostel accommodations. There’s a bar, a restaurant, free wi-fi and private rooms with or without ensuite bathrooms, and with beds in dormitories starting at $42, you’ll save lots of many in an expensive city like Sydney.

 

Photo courtesy of Wake Up! Sydney

 

Bondi Backpackers

Designed with budget-conscious solo travelers in mind, Bondi Backpackers is a hostel offering trendy private and shared accommodations starting as low as $37 per night for a bed in a dormitory. The hostel offers free yoga classes and surfboards are available for rent, and the energetic vibe will help you meet friends in no time.

 

Photo courtesy of Bondi Backpackers

Airbnb

 

“Studio in heart of Potts Point”

Potts Point is Sydney’s answer to Manhattan, and a two-bedroom apartment in the heart of the vibrant neighborhood will change everything you thought you knew about Australia. The apartment is best for those that want to let loose, and its so close to local restaurants, shops, and attractions that the will spoil you.

 

Photo courtesy of Airbnb

 

“Darlinghurst Studio: Sky Oasis”

 

Couples and solo travelers will love this cozy studio apartment in Darlinghurst, which comes equipped with high ceilings, thoughtful design touches, and everything you’ll need for a pleasant stay.  

 

Photo courtesy of Airbnb

 

“Best Location-3Bedrm HOUSE”

Heading down under with a group? Nightly rates start at just $140-a-night for this three bedroom terrace apartment that is located near Sydney Harbour and can fit 11 people. The home has two floors, gorgeous exposed brick, a garden, and is walking distance to the rail station and attractions, so if you want to help make your group trip as seamless as possible, this home is an affordable option.

 

Photo courtesy of Airbnb

 

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