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Best Surry Hills Historic Hotels

ADGE Apartments
4.5 out of 5
222 Riley Street, Surry Hills, NSW
The price is AU$126 per night from 23 Sep. to 24 Sep.
4.8/5Exceptional! (252 reviews)

"I like everything about this place, I loved it so much that what started as a 1 night stay turned into a 4 night stay, highly recommend Adge apartments to anyone"…"

Reviewed on 9 Apr. 2020

ADGE Apartments
Apartment Hotel East Central
4.5 out of 5
517-527 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW
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4.5/5Wonderful! (80 reviews)
Dirty, noisey fan, no sheets, no towels Rude Host.

"We asked to get early access to the place as we had overnight flight from Singapore to Sydney and the host agreed. When we got there at 7am there were no bed sheets no towels the place had not been cleaned and was dirty and the fan above the cooker was making a terrible noise and would not shut off. ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 May 2019

Apartment Hotel East Central
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Surry Hills
4.5 out of 5
359 Crown Street, Surry Hills, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$161 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (1,109 reviews)

"Roomy apartments, great views of the city skyline."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Surry Hills

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Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar
4 out of 5
4 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$119 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (988 reviews)

"Friendly, helpful staff. Good location. Walkable to beautiful Hyde Park, buses, restaurants & grocery shopping. Generously sized studio type accommodation with kitchenette & large bathroom."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar
57 Hotel
4 out of 5
57 Foveaux St, Surry Hills, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$99 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
4.2/5Excellent! (995 reviews)

"Loved the coffee machine in the lobby. Hotel has a fantastic vibe, great value for the price"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

57 Hotel
Cambridge Hotel Sydney
4 out of 5
212 Riley Street, Surry Hills, NSW
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4.2/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Location was good. Easy to get to with transport located nearby."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2019

Cambridge Hotel Sydney
Rydges Sydney Central
4.5 out of 5
28 Albion Street, Surry Hills, NSW
The price is AU$157 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and attentive. I loved how close it was to central station."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2020

Rydges Sydney Central
Big Hostel
2 out of 5
212 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW
The price is AU$69 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
4/5Very Good! (271 reviews)
Perfect

"All perfect so happy to stay here"…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2020

Big Hostel
Crown Hotel Surry Hills
3 out of 5
2/587-589 Crown St, Surry Hills, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
4/5Very Good! (502 reviews)

"The staff were so great that it really wouldn't have mattered what the accommodation was like - we wouldn't have noticed. As it was, the accommodation as great! The location was ideal."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Crown Hotel Surry Hills
Royal Exhibition Hotel
3 out of 5
86-88 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, NSW
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The price is AU$101 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
4/5Very Good! (497 reviews)

"Pros: Clean, friendly staff. Cons: Unable to store my luggage at the accomodation when I checked out at around 8am. There was a bell to ring for assistance between 7:30-10:30 but no one answered. To my surprise I saw someone behind the bar cleaning when I was already outside the hotel, I guess my ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb. 2020

Royal Exhibition Hotel
Shakespeare Hotel Surry Hills
4 out of 5
200 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, NSW
The price is AU$109 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
3.9/5Very Good! (227 reviews)
The Shakespeare

"Another visit and happy to stay again in future. Comfortable bed, great location and the Saturday night noise wasn’t a bother at all. Bathroom needs work, but it’s all about the hot water and it didn’t run out!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Shakespeare Hotel Surry Hills
Abey Hotel
3 out of 5
208 Riley Street, Surry Hills, NSW
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3.9/5Good! (407 reviews)

"4th Stay still great amazing staff, clean accommodation great shower comfy beds fantastic location what more could you ask for Thank you all hopefully see you again soon Mark and Paul"…"

Reviewed on 9 May 2018

Abey Hotel
The Village Surry Hills
2 out of 5
207 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills, NSW
The price is AU$41 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
3.7/5Good! (159 reviews)

"Good service, and comfortable beds in a centrally located hostel. Its a good spot for the young backpacker."…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec. 2019

The Village Surry Hills
Sinclairs City Hostel
2 out of 5
510 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills, NSW
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3.7/5Good! (57 reviews)

"There isn't anything good to say about this accomodation, They need to clean it from top to bottom, chuck all the bedding, and get better pest control."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2019

Sinclairs City Hostel
Hotel Harry, Ascend Hotel Collection
3.5 out of 5
40-44 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills, NSW
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3.7/5Good! (242 reviews)
Enjoyable stay!

"Lovely staff, great location and great vibe! Building is older but well fitted out."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Hotel Harry, Ascend Hotel Collection
Central Private Hotel
2.5 out of 5
358 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW
The price is AU$89 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
3.6/5Good! (492 reviews)

"Had a quiet ensuite room for 4 nights, reasonable price near central train station, old building but clean and tidy"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Central Private Hotel
City Crown Motel
3 out of 5
289 Crown Street, Surry Hills, NSW
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3.5/5Good! (368 reviews)

"3 nights stay, very adequate for my needs, clean room and bathroom, comfortable bed. Certainly the best hotel at this price, walking distance to restaurants, Oxford St, CBD, free wifi, even a balcony at this price point! Nil complaints."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec. 2018

City Crown Motel
Home Backpackers
2 out of 5
238 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, NSW
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3/5 (291 reviews)

"There are some fan in the room. But still hot. The staff is friendly and helpful. Even though I checked in around 11pm. The room was more clean than I expected."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2020

Home Backpackers
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There are many things to love about Surry Hills. 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, Surry Hills 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 Surry Hills.

Historic accommodation in Surry Hills 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 Surry Hills 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 Surry Hills 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 Surry Hills accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Surry Hills?
A trip to the historical sites in Surry Hills is probably number one on your travel itinerary. The major shopping area and lively bars are some of the places to visit while you’re here. And also relish a stop at the top-notch restaurants in this walkable area.
Where's the best place to stay in Surry Hills to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Shakespeare Hotel Surry Hills is a top 4-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. Sydney Harbour Bridge is a short 17-minute drive away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Royal Exhibition Hotel and Hotel Harry, Ascend Hotel Collection.
How many historical hotels will I find in Surry Hills?
In Surry Hills, you’ll find 161 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 19 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places in Surry Hills?
Favourite places to visit include Crown Street, Castlereagh Street and Brett Whitley Studio. Additionally, in the area, you’ll find Hyde Park and Sydney Tower.
What is a historic hotel like in Surry Hills?
Historic hotels give guests a chance to stay in a building officially recognised with a historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world have had many former lives and uses, such as palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Surry Hills typically preserve original elements such as period features or traditional architecture in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to place more significance on the building and architecture itself. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value that the place has and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Surry Hills have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you might expect, though efforts have been made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the normal amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Surry Hills, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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