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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel near University of Sydney


Located in the heart of Surry Hills, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from University of Technology Sydney and within 3 mi (5 km) of University of Sydney and Sydney Opera House. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has 2 bars/lounges and a rooftop terrace. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance, and a front-desk safe are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hair dryers. Guests will also find LCD TVs, refrigerators, and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Surry Hills hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.

Royal Exhibition Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Year Built 1870 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Total number of rooms - 13 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • LCD TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Onsite venue - bistro.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 1 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per night.


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Children 1 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

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

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