Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star luxury hotel near University of Sydney


Located in the heart of Surry Hills, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Chinatown Night Market and Darling Harbour are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 271 rooms provide conveniences like sofa beds and refrigerators, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars, and coffee makers.

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 15 August 2016 to 31 March 2017 (completion date subject to change).
The following facilities will be closed from 22 August 2016 to 30 September 2016 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rydges Sydney Central features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4.5-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 11205 square feet (1041 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Rydges Sydney Central has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 271 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Business center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11205 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1041 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Albies Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Open select days.

Bar Surry Hills & Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
Please note: some Superior Room rate plans have special check-in and check-out times. In these cases, the special times are included in the room name. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 55.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • 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.

Only service animals are allowed

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 32 for adults and AUD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 40 per night
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 45 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 55.00 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.

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We should mention

One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Red Carpet @ Rydges Offer

Book a stay in a Red Carpet @ Rydges Offer rate category receive the following:

  • Room upgrade
  • Daily RISE buffet breakfast for up to 2 persons
  • $20 credit per night for dining in the restaurant
  • Late checkout at noon
  • Free WiFi and newspaper
Must book the Red Carpet @ Rydges Offer rate plan to receive benefits. Full details at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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