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Vivid 2019: Sydney Hotels with the best views

Visiting Sydney for Vivid 2019? If 2018 was anything to go by, the next Vivid Sydney will be just as action-packed, and awe-inducing.

Hotels in Sydney are in hot demand – so don’t delay booking a hotel for your Vivid 2019 experience! You’ll want to keep an eye on the official website for 2019 dates, but even if you want to spoil yourself sooner to a staycation, you’ll nonetheless see the best of Sydney from these hotels.

You can lap up the luxury in one of these centrally-located hotels with stunning views. From nesting with the iridescent Opera House to observing the bustling Town Hall, here are the best hotels to indulge in all the city lights or the harbour views from the comfort and privacy of your own room.

Circular Quay accommodation

Staying in Circular Quay is about as central as it can get for Vivid – between the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.

Five-star Sydney hotel

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The Four Seasons Sydney offers five-star luxury with views to envy. Choose one of the Harbour Rooms for unparalleled views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge or one of the City Rooms for the bustling Harrington or George Streets.

But if you just simply want it all, the City Harbour rooms will be sure to suffice with both waterfront and skyline views. It doesn’t get much better than enjoying the Vivid light show on the sails of the Opera House from the bathtub.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Top rated
Sydney, 9 km to Airport Sydney
9.0 Excellent (7802 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.5 / 10
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Sydney hotel with uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Don’t just visit Sydney’s icons during Vivid – stay in one too! The rooftop Club InterContinental lounge has views to rival Sydney’s Pylon Lookout – and it’s no wonder, with the hotel situated within walking distance of Circular Quay itself.

Admire the sights from your own room or wine and dine from dizzying heights overlooking the harbour. For uninterrupted views of the Harbour Bridge, Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay, book the Club room.

InterContinental Sydney

Top rated
Sydney, 9 km to Airport Sydney
9.0 Excellent (5918 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.6 / 10
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A Sydney hotel that's right in the thick of it!

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The coveted location of this hotel – situated smack-bang between the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge – says it all, really.

Park Hyatt Sydney boasts exclusive views of the world-famous Opera House, which you can enjoy from this beautiful harbourside sundeck: Or simply, allow the Opera House to accompany you to your crib.

Park Hyatt Sydney

Top rated
Sydney, 9.7 km to Airport Sydney
9.2 Excellent (701 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.5 / 10
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Darling Harbour hotels

Vibrant Darling Harbour is a marvellous spot for your home-away-from-home.

A calm oasis

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Sydney’s newest five-star hotel provides a calm oasis on the shores of Darling Harbour. The rooftop infinity pool and bar at the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour might just be the best of its kind in Sydney – the pictures speak for themselves.

 

In 2018, the exterior of the hotel was illuminated to celebrate Vivid, and we’re waiting eagerly to se what they’ll do in 2019.

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Top rated
Sydney, 7.6 km to Airport Sydney
9.0 Excellent (947 reviews)
Excellent Cleanliness 9.3 / 10
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Five-star accommodation in Darling Harbour

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A stay at the Star Casino’s Astral Towers has it all – luxury five-star accommodation, one of the best restaurants in Sydney, and of course, the cities biggest casino all at your fingertips.

Suites at The Astral are elegant, with contemporary works of art hanging from the walls and views of the Sydney skyline and lights of Darling Harbour shining into rooms. Downstairs, the dining options are almost endless. Harvest Buffet is home to arguably Sydney’s finest seafood buffet, while The Star is also home to David Chang’s first restaurant outside of New York, Momofuku Seibo.

The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney

Top rated
Sydney, 7.9 km to Airport Sydney
8.8 Excellent (3097 reviews)
Excellent Cleanliness 9.2 / 10
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A Sydney hotel with the ultimate panorama of Darling Harbour

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If you love a bustling waterfront, you’re gonna love it here! Thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows featured in the rooms at the Hyatt Regency Sydney, guests are ensured unobstructed water or city views. We recommend the Regency Suite King for the ultimate panorama of Darling Harbour, complete with a wrap-around balcony.

If you’re a fan of panoramic views and rooftops, you’ll be pleased to know you can satisfy your desires at the hotel’s rooftop bar, Zephyr. Here you can unwind on one of the comfy lounges, all the while taking in some stunning views of Darling Harbour. Grab yourself a made-to-order cocktail, and dig into some moreish bar snacks.

Hyatt Regency Sydney

Sydney, 8 km to Airport Sydney
8.2 Very good (5532 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.2 / 10
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Hyde Park

For those who aren’t fond of water, here is where to stay in Sydney

A Sydney hotel with park views

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Lush greenery is the view of choice for those opting for a stay at Sheraton on the Park. Situated by Sydney’s majestic Hyde Park, the spacious and light-filled rooms look out to Sydney’s Harbour Heads. Book your stay here to wake up to views of the famous St Mary’s Cathedral and to the city stretching far out to the horizon.

Many of the rooms offer private terraces overlooking the park, but for those really wanting to up their game, choose The Royal Suite for an additional plush 5-metre-long window seat.

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

Top rated
Sydney, 8 km to Airport Sydney
9.0 Excellent (6744 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.4 / 10
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A luxurious Eastern Sydney accommodation option

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There are gyms and then there are fully-equipped gyms complete with spas overlooking the city skyline. For those who want this and more, the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park is the place to book your next city accommodation – it even boasts a spectacular rooftop pool where you can bathe under the stars and in the twinkling city lights. From the rooms, you’ll be able to enjoy sights of eastern Sydney, Hyde Park or the CBD.

Hotel Pullman Sydney Hyde Park

Sydney, 7.6 km to Airport Sydney
8.3 Very good (3756 reviews)
Excellent Location 9 / 10
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Town Hall

Be in the thick of the action with a stay near Sydney Town Hall.

A Sydney hotel with skyline views

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For crystal-clear skyline views looking down onto George Street and the Queen Victoria Building, Fraser Suites is the accommodation of choice. The suites are housed in a 42-storey glass high-rise building, each featuring large opening windows. Offering downtown living in contemporary surroundings, the luxury serviced apartment is perfect for those staying a little longer in the city.

Fraser Suites Sydney

Top rated
Sydney, 7.5 km to Airport Sydney
8.7 Excellent (4998 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.2 / 10
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For those wanting unobstructed views of Sydney's skyline

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From the Blue Mountains to the Central Business District, Swissotel’s Signature Skyline rooms boast impressive views from the 22nd to 25th floors of the hotel. Those daring enough can opt for the vertigo-inducing Balcony Room for unobstructed access to Sydney’s skyline.

Swissôtel Sydney

Top rated
Sydney, 8 km to Airport Sydney
8.9 Excellent (9278 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.6 / 10
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Potts Point

Wanting a view of the Sydney Opera House? A stay in Potts Point is your choice!

A Sydney hotel with views of the Sydney Opera House

The Macleay comes with million dollar views of the Sydney Opera House – but without the matching price tag. One of the more reasonably-priced accommodation in Sydney with a view, the serviced apartments offer a number of Harbour View rooms as well as a stunning pool located on the first floor.

Hotel The Macleay

Sydney, 8.8 km to Airport Sydney
8.1 Very good (2715 reviews)
Excellent Service 8.8 / 10
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