Every January, Sydney Festival transforms the city of Sydney with a bold, cultural celebration of the highest quality and ideas. Sydney Festival has a rich history spanning back 38 years. In 2015, the Festival will run from 8th to 26th January and will feature hundreds of events throughout the city.
Metro Group of Hotels, and official partner of the Sydney Festival 2015, is offering great value ‘Hot Deals’ at four of its Sydney properties for the duration of the festival, starting from as little as $150.
Aspire Hotel Sydney in Ultimo is offering one night’s accommodation in a standard room with own private balcony and free parking from $150 per night. A free bottle of wine will be presented on arrival. Aspire Hotel is Sydney’s best kept secret, conveniently located in a quiet street with Darling Harbour and the City within walking distance. Attractions nearby include the Powerhouse Museum, Paddy’s markets and Chinatown.
Metro Apartments Darling Harbour will appeal to families and those wanting a little more space with fully serviced loft style apartments and views over Darling Harbour. Apartments start from $199 and include free WiFi and a complimentary pack of glow bracelets to get into the Festival mood. During the Festival, don’t miss trying out the Waterfall Swing – this perfect summertime playset creates a cascading curtain of water that miraculously opens just in time to allow the rider to pass through .Suitable for all ages and a free ‘must do’ for families.
Metro Hotel Central Sydney is offering one night’s accommodation including hot buffet breakfast, complimentary WiFi and chocolates on arrival with prices starting at $155. The hotel is minutes away from everything Sydney has to offer, located directly opposite the Capitol Theatre and walking distance to the main shopping area in George Street. It would not be summer in Sydney during the Festival without the Domain free concert series. Within walking distance from the hotel or a local bus to the Domain, this year features one of Brazil’s hottest artists, singer and dancer, Seu Jorge. Concerts are held on Saturday evenings and also include Symphony in the Domain with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Opera Australia presenting ‘Traviata’ and ‘Madame Butterfly’
Metro Hotel on Pitt has a package offering accommodation for 2 in a Superior Deluxe room, full buffet breakfast and complimentary WiFi with prices starting at $170. This boutique style hotel offers extraordinary value and has everything at your door step. Located in the very heart of Sydney, Metro on Pitt is a short walking distance to Hyde Park where the Festival Village is set up.. An oasis of arts, eats and other treats, it is also home to the Famous Spiegeltent – the ultimate cabaret and music salon. Be sure to catch ‘Limbo’- a circus cabaret act that sold out at the Festival in 2014. Camille O’Sullivan, the well-known Irish chanteuse, will be performing from her recent album, ‘Changeling’. Or light up the night combining music, comedy and dance with ‘Blak Cabaret’. There is also a special week for the family at the Festival Village – from January 20 to 25 where all outdoor activities are free.
Regardless of which hotel or apartment you chose, all properties offer quality accommodation and facilities, and all within a short walk to the hundreds of festival event performances.’ Hot Deals’ for all Metro Hotels can be booked online at www.metrohotels.com.au. Or phone reservations on 1800 004 321 toll free. ‘Hot Deals’ do not include tickets to any Sydney Festival events. For further information on events and tickets visit www. sydneyfestival.org.au.