Known for its gorgeous harbour, fantastic shopping and a-ma-zing food culture, there’s never not a good reason to visit Sydney. Make your trip even more memorable with a stay at one of these three ace boutique hotels:
One-stop groove spot that’s the choice of expertly tousled types. Urbane rooms and penthouses are light and airy or dark and vibe-tastic; Canto-star Mr Wong and lauded est. have you covered for eats; then head for hip sips at Palmer & Co or cocktail lounge Hemmesphere.
Learn more at merivale.com
The Old Clare Hotel
She might be old in name, but this heritage-listed former pub in chipper Chippendale looks modishly stylish in her guise as a boutique sup n’ stay desti. Industri-chic rooms feature exposed brick and wood walls, salvaged furny and exhibitionist showers, plus there’s a notable array of eats courtesy of produce-driven Automata, Eastern-Med veering Barzaari Chippendale and top bar perch The Clare. Oh, and did we mention the rooftop lap pool? Ripper.
Learn more at theoldclarehotel.com.au
Pier-perched marina darling with lofty and lovely pads facing the skyline or naval base –hello, sailor! No hotel resto but mwah Italiano Otto’s, exotic China Doll, and Kingsley’s Steak and Crabhouse are all just down the jetty. It’s an easy stroll to Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens and nearby galleries offering some of Sydney’s best people ogling.
Learn more at ovolohotels.com
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