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Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney Located 2 minutes away in a very quiet street behind Darling Harbour & 10 mins away from Chinatown, Paddy’s Markets & Star City. 24 hr reception & fast Wifi 383-389 Bulwara Road Sydney NSW 2007
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Conference
  • No Smoking
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Wifi

Sydney lies on your doorstep at this excellent value, completely refurbished CBD hideaway with your own private balcony in leafy surrounds. If you’re looking for Hotel accommodation near Darling Harbour without the noise and the Darling Harbour prices then Metro Aspire is the Hotel for you.


Hotel Overview

Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney

383-389 Bulwara Road Ultimo, Sydney NSW 2007

(2 mins walk to Darling Harbour)

P: +61 2 9211 1499

F: +61 2 9281 3764



If you like easy access to Sydney’s CBD and Darling Harbour but with a leafy, quiet urban environment, this is the hotel accommodation for you.


Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney has been completely refurbished to include brand new guest rooms, restaurant, lobby, bar and function rooms.


Wake up in Australia’s most famous city, surrounded by world-famous shops, restaurants, and bars. Spend the day looking for bargains at the biggest stores, then unwind in the evening amid the sights and sounds of Sydney’s vibrant night-life.

  • Easy access to Sydney’s most popular locations, including St Mary’s Cathedral, Art Gallery NSW, Royal Botanic Gardens, and dazzling Sydney Harbour.
  • Easy access to Sydney’s shopping and entertainment hub.
  • Short walking distance to Chinatown, Paddy’s Markets, Darling Harbour, Sydney ICC, Sydney Aquarium, Australian Maritime Museum, Cockle Bay Wharf, Powerhouse Museum, Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, University of Technology (UTS), Institute of Technology (TAFE), and Sydney University.


Hotel amenities

About the hotel

  • Completely renovated with brand new guest rooms, restaurant, lobby, bar and function rooms
  • 24-hour reception and check-in
  • 7km from airport (bus and train from nearby Central Station)
  • Multi-lingual staff including Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian spoken
  • Secure underground parking onsite (charges apply)
  • Buffet breakfast available ($20 per person)
  • Gumtree Restaurant & Bar, open 6.30-9.30am for breakfast. Dinner open 6pm-10pm 7 days a week.
  • Family rooms available
  • Business centre with fast WiFi
  • External laundry and dry cleaning (charges apply)
  • Smoke-free hotel
  • Tours/ticket assistance


Room types

Premium and Premium Deluxe  Read More


Family friendly amenities

  • Cots and infant beds (on request)
  • Family rooms
  • Kids menu


Business amenities

With bright, spacious areas for meetings, seminars, product launches and other functions, Metro Aspire Hotel, Sydney offers a surprising alternative to the usual conference venues in Sydney’s CBD and surrounds.

  • Two refurbished function rooms for up to 130 guests
  • Enjoy personalised service from start to finish


Room amenities

  • Completely refurbished rooms with new furniture, bedding, flooring all with new baths
  • Security key card access
  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Most rooms boast large, private balconies
  • Work desk
  • Digital telephone
  • Ethernet Wifi access
  • Full digital TV with YouTube and Netflix access



  • FAST free in-room WiFi
  • FAST free WiFi in public areas


Where to eat

  • Gumtree Restaurant & Bar open 6.30-9.30am for breakfast. Dinner open 6pm-10pm 7 days a week.
  • Range of local cafés, restaurants and bars
  • Central Park, Broadway and Chinatown dining precinct less than 10 minutes walk away
  • Darling Harbour dining precinct 15 minutes walk


Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: From 2pm
  • Check-out: 11am


Payment types

Cash, EFTPOS, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club


Things to do nearby

  • Take a stroll do Tumbalong Park and Darling Quarter with a massive array of restaurants and bars
  • Shop til you drop at Broadway Shopping Centre, Central Park Mall and Paddy’s Market
  • Visit all the attractions of Darling Harbour including Wildlife World, Sydney Aquarium and Madame Tussauds


Other names:

Aspire Hotel Sydney Ultimo, Aspire Sydney Ultimo


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Newly refurbished rooms with contemporary and sophisticated designs; new king size beds, stylish dining table and chairs, modern business desk and chair, new sofa beds, smart TVs with cat6 connections, complimentary WiFi and new viOP digital telephone connections.  Our comfortable Premium Rooms have a private balcony. Other room features include tea and coffee making facilities; bar fridge; hairdryer; iron and ironing board, en-suite with bath and shower.  Underground secure parking is also available* (*Charges apply).

Suitable for up to 3 guests

Premium Room

Newly refurbished rooms with contemporary and sophisticated designs, the extra spacious Premium Deluxe Rooms feature a private balcony and are fitted to a high standard with all the latest amenities including complimentary WiFi and smart TV.

With 2 king beds and a sofa bed, suitable for up to 5 guests.

Premium Deluxe Room

Our two newly renovated and refurbished conference rooms can cater for functions of up to 130 people. Both rooms are tastefully decorated and have natural light, individual air conditioning controls and included extras such as flip charts and more.


Both conference rooms are located on the ground floor for easy access and can be secured during breaks. Private access to Mary Ann Park next to the hotel provides refreshing space for outdoor breaks, activities and catering with a difference.


Choose from a selection of packages and catering options to suit all tastes and budgets. Conference organisers can plan their individual conference or function needs with the hotel’s conference staff to ensure a professionally run event.


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Discover an all new dining experience at Gumtree Restaurant & Bar.


Gumtree Restaurant & Bar is a quiet and contemporary dining area which has recently been completely renovated.


Located on the ground floor, Gumtree Restaurant & Bar has capacity for 120 guests, our onsite restaurant serves modern Australian cuisine.


Open for breakfast 7 days a week. Open for dinner 6pm-10pm 7 days a week.

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Sydney lies on your doorstep at this excellent value, completely refurbished CBD hideaway with your own private balcony in leafy surrounds.


383-389 Bulwara Road Ultimo, Sydney NSW 2007



  • Undercover security parking onsite ($26 per night)



  • Nearest bus stop: 300 metres
  • Nearest train station: Central Station (1km), on the T1 North Shore Line, T1 Northern Line, T1 Western Line, T2 Airport Line, T2 Inner West & South Line, T3 Bankstown Line, T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line, Blue Mountains Line, Central Coast & Newcastle Line, South Coast Line, and Southern Highlands Line


Distance to Nearby Attractions

  • Powerhouse Museum: 200 metres
  • Darling Harbour: 1 kilometre
  • Paddy’s Market: 650 metres
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship: 850 metres
  • Central Park Mall: 650 metres
  • International Convention Centre: 1.3 kilometres

Don’t just take our word for it – read what some of our recent guests have to say!

"Great value…great spot!! Close to the heart of Sydney!"


"Thank you for another good ‘few’ nights. No problems. Room was clean comfortable, close to where I had to work thank you to your welcoming.. desk staff. See you next time."

Metro Hotels, 2nd August 2016