Metro Apartments on Darling Harbour
ACCOMMODATION: Metro Apartments Darling Harbour boasts 24 fully contained apartments, many of which overlook the glory of Sydney’s famous Darling Harbour. All apartments have balconies where you can relax and take in your surroundings over a cup of tea, coffee or a cool drink. Security is our priority, and Metro Apartments Darling Harbour provides a manned reception desk from early morning until late at night. Our loft style apartments are fully serviced with plenty of room to relax and enjoy your stay. The bedroom and bathroom are located on the mezzanine level, flowing down to a fully equipped kitchen, lounge and balcony downstairs, which is inclusive of washing machine and dryer. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all apartments. The Executive loft offers the same features plus cathedral style windows from floor to ceiling with spectacular views of Darling Harbour. Room features include complimentary tea and coffee making facilities; fridge; hairdryer; iron and ironing board; external laundry and dry cleaning (charges apply); complimentary Foxtel.
OTHER FEATURES: Metro Apartments Darling Harbour provides specialty in-room dining service through Gourmet2Go, which is available for dinner 7 days a week, as well as menus for many popular and reputable delivery and take away establishments around the city. Other facilities and amenities include business centre services; safety deposit box at Reception; free Wi-Fi access in public areas. Metro Apartments Darling Harbour is a smoke-free establishment.
SURROUNDS: Metro Apartments Darling Harbour is minutes away from all that Sydney has to offer with a convenient location flanked by the CBD and the Darling Harbour precinct. Metro Apartments Darling Harbour is within walking distance (from 25m and up to 2.5km) of such locations as Chinatown, Paddy’s Markets, Darling Harbour, Sydney Aquarium, Australian Maritime Museum, Chinese Garden of Friendship, Cockle Bay Wharf as well as the trendy suburbs of Pyrmont and Glebe, which are full of restaurants and popular cafés. Additionally, the Darling Harbour precinct is conveniently located near points of interest such as University of Technology (UTS), Institute of Technology (TAFE), and Sydney University. You can also walk to the Powerhouse Museum, Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre (currently under construction until 2016), Darling Harbour shops and its many restaurants, The Star Casino, Qantas Credit Union Arena (Sydney Entertainment Centre), and much more. The Lyric Theatre is nearby as well as the Capitol Theatre, where international shows and musicals premiere on a regular basis. There is also a myriad of restaurants, cafes and shops in the area surrounding Metro Apartments Darling Harbour, and if you’re in the mood for some retail therapy Pitt Street Mall is only a 5-minute walk away, and the central CBD area of Sydney around Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building are teeming with stores, shops and cafes of all kinds. And when you’re ready for a breather, take in the spectacular view of our beautiful city at Sydney Eye (Sydney Tower) and the Sydney Skywalk.
TRANSPORTATION: Parking is available a mere 2 minutes by foot from Metro Apartments Darling Harbour. Wilson Parking, at 170 Sussex Street (enter via 383 Kent Street), offers discounted rates to our guests (charges apply). Public transport is conveniently close with a plethora of buses running up and down the city via George Street or with Wynyard station, a 7-minute walk away. At Wynyard you can connect with other city stations and the metropolitan train network; plus Sydney’s Central Station is only two stops away. Here, you can connect with trains to the airport, Sydney CBD, metropolitan and country networks, plus interstate trains. The coach terminal is also located at Central Station with coaches for sightseeing and travel to farther areas of the country. Additionally, the Metro Light Rail service is available from Central (or you can catch it at the Convention Centre stop, which is a brisk 10-minute walk from the apartments). The Metro Light Rail system takes you to the inner city areas of Sydney including stops in the Darling Harbour precinct, The Star Casino, Sydney Fish Markets, Wentworth Park (for dog racing), café-culture suburbs such as Pyrmont, Glebe and Leichhardt (Little Italy). Buses and taxis are easily available at all times. Distance to Sydney Airport is approximately 8km.