Metro Apartments on King
ACCOMMODATION: Metro Apartments on King are located a mere 63m walk from its sister property, Metro Apartments Darling Harbour, which is where guests are required to check-in. Metro Apartments on King boasts a cosy 6 fully contained apartments. All apartments have balconies where you can sit back, relax and look down upon the busy CBD activity while you sip on a cup of tea, coffee or your favourite cool drink. Security is our priority, and Metro Apartments on King provides a manned reception at the Darling Harbour property desk from early morning until late at night. All apartments are fully serviced with a choice of queen or twin bed configuration. The apartments contain a fully equipped kitchen, dining/lounge area and balcony plus washing machine and dryer. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all apartments. Room features include complimentary tea and coffee making facilities; fridge; hairdryer; iron and ironing board; external laundry and dry cleaning (charges apply); 15 digital TV channels.
OTHER FEATURES: Metro Apartments on King provides facilities and amenities include rooftop swimming pool; business centre services; safety deposit box at Reception; free Wi-Fi access in public areas. Metro Apartments on King is a smoke-free establishment.
SURROUNDS: Metro Apartments on King 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 on King 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 on King, 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 on King. 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.