Metro Hotel Sydney Central
ACCOMMODATION: Metro Hotel Sydney Central boasts 220 recently refurbished and well appointed guest rooms in the Deluxe, Superior and Junior Suite categories. Most rooms offer views of the busy theatre, shopping and business precinct around Pitt and Campbell Streets. Security is our priority, and Metro Hotel Sydney 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); in-room Wi-Fi (charges apply); complimentary Foxtel; pay-per-view movies.
OTHER FEATURES: With its ample dining facilities, The Restaurant offers a large and varied seating capacity in which to enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast with views looking down onto the Sydney surrounds and the hotel’s own charming and character-filled BBQ courtyard. At present, The Restaurant only provides buffet breakfast and caters for private functions. A vending machine is located in the lobby for those wanting a snack plus there is a large variety of restaurants and cafés all around the area surrounding the hotel. Metro Hotel Sydney has 2 large function rooms and 1 boardroom for your events and conference needs. Catering and seating capacity is available anywhere from 10 guests in the boardroom to 140 theatre style, and up to 300 for a stand-up cocktail. The hotel’s other facilities and amenities include business centre services; complimentary Wi-Fi access in the lobby for 1 hour per day, per room; swimming pool. Metro Hotel Sydney Central is a smoke-free hotel.
SURROUNDS: Metro Hotel Sydney Central is minutes away from all that Sydney has to offer with a convenient location just opposite the Capitol Theatre, where international shows and musicals premiere on a regular basis, and with Central Station approximately five minutes away by foot. The hotel is within walking distance (from 50m and up to 2km) 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. Metro Hotel Sydney 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. Additionally, there is also a myriad of restaurants, cafes and shops in the area around the hotel and if you enjoy Thai food, you’ll be glad to know Campbell Street is known as “Thai Town”. Two minutes’ walk from the hotel, there is light rail transport to other points of interest (see below). Toward uptown, there is World Square, Pitt Street Mall and the central CBD area of Sydney around Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building. If you’re into retail therapy, this is the place to visit. Lastly, take in the spectacular view of our beautiful city at Sydney Eye (Sydney Tower) and the Sydney Skywalk.
TRANSPORTATION: Parking is available near the hotel at World Square (charges apply). Public transport is conveniently close with Sydney’s Central Station only minutes away. Here you can board trains to the airport, Sydney CBD, metropolitan and country, plus interstate trains. The coach terminal is also located at Central Station with coaches for sightseeing and travel to farther areas of the country. The Metro Light Rail service is within two 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 7km.