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Close to train station

Located in the Haymarket area of Sydney, the Capitol Square Hotel is on the border of Chinatown, three blocks from Central Station and within a light-rail train ride of Darling Harbour.

Historic atmosphere

Classified by the National Trust, this historical hotel offers the old-world design of a European hotel combined with contemporary amenities such as an automated bar machine in the lounge.

Energy-efficient rooms

Outfitted with key-activated climate control to save energy, the 94 guestrooms also include refrigerators, complimentary coffee/tea making facilities, writing desks, and wired Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Registered by the National Trust, this historic hotel offers conveniences such as a breakfast room overlooking neighboring Capitol Theatre and an automated bar machine in the lounge area. Complimentary newspapers can be found in the lobby. Wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas for a surcharge. The hotel also offers a roundtrip airport shuttle for a fee.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 94 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
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Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

Terrace Restaurant - Located on the second floor overlooking the historic Capitol Theatre, it is the perfect place to start the day.

Daily Breakfast Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 6:30 AM to 10 AM; Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays - 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

The property does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:



Paddy Maguire's Irish Pub

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Nearby Things to Do

The Capitol Square Hotel offers discounted use of a health club located on the corners of Pitt and Hay Streets, behind neighbouring Capitol Theatre. The Royal Botanic Gardens, which offer a walking/jogging path that runs throughout the gardens and along Sydney Harbour, are 1.5 km from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 14 and AUD 19 for adults, AUD 7 and AUD 9.50 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AUD 20 per day (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 15.00 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 15.00 (one way)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 30
  • Deposit: AUD 100 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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