Metro Hotel on Pitt
ACCOMMODATION: Metro Hotel on Pitt boasts 119 well appointed guest rooms in the Compact, Superior, Deluxe and Executive categories. Located in the heart of the CBD, most attractions and points of interest are within walking distance of the hotel. Security is our priority, and Metro Hotel on Pitt provides a manned 24-hour reception desk, plus all floors can only be accessed with an exclusively programmed guest room key card. Room features include complimentary tea and coffee making facilities; small fridge; hairdryer; iron and ironing board; in-room safe; external laundry and dry cleaning (charges apply); free in-room Wi-Fi; free-to-air digital TV and a complimentary selection of Foxtel channels.
OTHER FEATURES: The recently refurbished Metro Brasserie and Café offers both a-la-carte and buffet breakfast, plus a-la-carte lunch. You can also relax over a cappuccino and cake if you’re feeling peckish after a long business meeting or a day’s sightseeing. Room service is available 24 hours with a limited select menu. A vending machine is located in the lobby for those wanting a snack or minibar selection plus there is a large variety of restaurants and cafés around the area surrounding the hotel. The hotel’s other facilities and amenities include business centre services; complimentary Wi-Fi access in the lobby. Complimentary fitness centre access (200m walk, limited passes available). Metro Hotel on Pitt is a smoke-free hotel.
SURROUNDS: Metro Hotel on Pitt is minutes away from all that Sydney has to offer with a convenient location a short walk from Town Hall Station, gateway to the CBD, shopping and entertainment districts. Surrounding the hotel is World Square with its myriad of eateries, shopping and other amenities including parking. Then there is Pitt Street Mall, a shopper’s paradise; the Queen Victoria Building for shopping and eating with a touch of luxury in a historic setting; Hyde Park, giving access to other historical parts of the city including St Mary’s cathedral, the Mint, the Art Gallery, and the Domain parklands, leading down toward the botanical gardens and the glory of Sydney Harbour, Opera House and Circular Quay. All these locations are within walking distance of the hotel although there is access by train, bus and the renowned Sydney Explorer Bus. When you’ve had enough of walking on the ground, take in the spectacular view of our beautiful city at Sydney Eye (Sydney Tower) and the Sydney Skywalk, where you get a birds’ eye view of all the glory below and around you. Metro Hotel on Pitt is within walking distance to Sydney’s Capitol Theatre, where international shows and musicals premiere on a regular basis, and where you can connect by light rail to such attractions as Chinatown, Paddy’s Markets, Darling Harbour precinct and its many shops and eateries, 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. From here, you can venture to the Powerhouse Museum, Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, The Star Casino, Qantas Credit Union Arena (Sydney Entertainment Centre), and much more.
TRANSPORTATION: Parking is available near the hotel at World Square (charges apply). Public transport is conveniently close with Town Hall Station only minutes away by foot. Here you can board trains to the airport, other CBD stations, the metropolitan network, and Sydney’s Central Station for country and interstate trains. The main coach terminal is located at Central Station with coaches for sightseeing and travel to farther areas of the country. The Metro Light Rail service is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel, and this takes you to the inner city areas of Sydney including the Darling Harbour precinct and Convention Centre, 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 7.5km.