COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Kings Cross Historic Hotels & Accommodation

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars and activities. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Best Kings Cross Historic Hotels

Larmont Sydney by Lancemore
5 out of 5
2-14 Kings Cross Road, Potts Point, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$189 per night from 28 Mar. to 29 Mar.
4.5/5Wonderful! (447 reviews)

"Use the Larmont whenever visiting Sydney for business. Close to train for the city and esay walk to fantastic restaurants etc. Also a short stroll to the harbour."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2021

Larmont Sydney by Lancemore
Holiday Inn Potts Point Sydney
4 out of 5
203 Victoria Street, Potts Point, NSW
Free cancellation
The price is AU$132 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"fantastic service and gorgeous views. will definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2021

Holiday Inn Potts Point Sydney
Quest Potts Point
4 out of 5
15 Springfield Avenue, Potts Point, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$97 per night from 25 Mar. to 26 Mar.
4.2/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Fantastic little apartment in the heart of Kings Cross. The apartment was small but very clean and comfortable. The gentleman working on the night of my stay could not have been more helpful. And the rooftop terrace is a real little gem with magnificent views across to the harbour bridge."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2021

Quest Potts Point
You could be seeing lower prices

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
Regents Court Sydney
4 out of 5
18 Springfield Avenue, Potts Point, NSW
The price is AU$139 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.
4.1/5Very Good! (857 reviews)
Great well styled modern apartment/studio

"Very close to transport, restaurants, cafe's and nightlife but in nice quiet spot. Interior very tastefully done. Very comfortable bed with good quality linens. Same with bathroom towels. Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, soap provided. Nicely equipped kitchen incl Nespresso machine (incl some capsules) ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Regents Court Sydney
Springfield Lodge
3 out of 5
9 Springfield Avenue, Potts Point, NSW
Get Rates
3.9/5Good! (993 reviews)

"The staff were absolutely amazing and helpful!! Highly recommend.Close to train station and a lot of local restaurants and stores are very close. If I go back, I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 8 Apr. 2020

Springfield Lodge
The Bayswater Sydney
3.5 out of 5
17 Bayswater Road, Kings Cross, Sydney, Potts Point, NSW
Get Rates
3.9/5Good! (997 reviews)

"The room was not available due to renovations. We were moved to a lodge near by and given a better room. Happy with the service."…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec. 2020

The Bayswater Sydney
The Village Kings Cross - Hostel
2 out of 5
6-8 Orwell Street, Kings Cross, Potts Point, NSW
The price is AU$58 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
3.7/5Good! (203 reviews)
A nice hostel in the middle of Kings Cross

"A nice few days at this hostel. Centrally located in kings cross and near public transport. The other residents were a ball of fun!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

The Village Kings Cross - Hostel
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
2 out of 5
27 Orwell Street, Potts Point, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$31 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
3.6/5Good! (496 reviews)
Enjoyed our stay

"Nice place for what it is. Very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Original Backpackers
2 out of 5
160-162 Victoria Street, Kings Cross, Potts Point, NSW
The price is AU$47 per night from 17 Mar. to 18 Mar.
3.4/5Good! (41 reviews)

"The staff are really friendly and helpful. My room was clean. The location is good. I would stay there again"…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep. 2019

Original Backpackers
Funk House Backpackers
2 out of 5
23 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross, Potts Point, NSW
Get Rates
3.4/5Good! (94 reviews)
bad hostel

"terrible hostel, bed was literally just a thick foam pad, hostel smelled, reception was meh"…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb. 2016

Funk House Backpackers
Zing Backpackers
2 out of 5
156 Victoria Street Kings Cross, Potts Point, NSW
Get Rates
3.4/5 (54 reviews)

"good location, close to transit and grocery store. computer station not working so no internet"…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov. 2019

Zing Backpackers
Jackaroo Hostel Sydney
3 out of 5
107-109 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross, Potts Point, NSW
Get Rates
3.2/5 (116 reviews)

"Good hostel, nothing fancy great location right by the train. Everyone was really nice."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec. 2019

Jackaroo Hostel Sydney
Uno Hotel
3 out of 5
2 Roslyn Street,, Sydney, NSW
Get Rates
3.2/5 (750 reviews)
Beware of Uno hotel formally Lido Suites

"We have stayed at the Lido Suites a number of times over the years. Un know to us when we arrived on the 11th November 19 that it had been sold and the name change to Uno Hotel and it was under renovated . We arrived about 6pm and the night manager (Gino?) said that they were still accommodating ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2019

Uno Hotel
Highfield Hotel
1.5 out of 5
166 Victoria Street, Potts Point, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$52 per night from 13 Mar. to 14 Mar.
3.1/5 (312 reviews)

"Make no mistake, this is a backpackers motel and you will be disappointed if that isn't what you are expecting. That said, the price was excellent, the morning breakfast was exactly what you would expect. Best of all, the location was just a block or so from King's Cross station so it was very easy ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Highfield Hotel
Central Perk Lodge
3 out of 5
64 Darlinghurst Road, Potts Point, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$75 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.
3/5 (133 reviews)

"The only thing good about this place was the location, just being across the road from Kings Cross. I only stayed for two nights, during my stay I had some food taken from my room. (I had a private room) Also at 3am one morning, there were a group of people banging on all the doors and walls and ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec. 2019

Central Perk Lodge
ChiliBlue Backpackers
1.5 out of 5
144 Victoria Street, Potts Point, NSW
Get Rates
2.6/5 (24 reviews)
Great location

"Handy to all conveniences. met some really great people."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2018

ChiliBlue Backpackers
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Historic Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

There are many things to love about Kings Cross. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Kings Cross is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Kings Cross.

Historic accommodation in Kings Cross will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Kings Cross to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Kings Cross historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Kings Cross accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Kings Cross?
A visit to the historical sites in Kings Cross is likely on top of your sightseeing list. You’ll likely want to savour the charming cafes and top-notch restaurants during your visit. You can also take time at the major shopping area in this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Kings Cross that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Funk House Backpackers is a top property for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. Sydney Harbour Bridge is a short 16-minute drive away. Other choices near historic sites include Jolly Swagman Backpackers and Sydney Central Backpackers.
How many historical hotels are there in Kings Cross?
In Kings Cross, you’ll find 81 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 26 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical sites and other places to visit in Kings Cross?
A couple of favourite places to visit are Fitzroy Gardens and Hayes Theatre. Additionally, in the area, you’ll find Royal Botanic Gardens and Hyde Park.
What is a historic hotel like in Kings Cross?
Guests who book a historic hotel can sleep in a building that has an officially recognised historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the communal spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Kings Cross, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The physical building and architecture of a historic hotel is generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Kings Cross have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the popular amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Kings Cross, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

Recent Reviews in Kings Cross

More trip options