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ibis budget Sydney Airport
2.5 out of 5
5 Ross Smith Avenue, Mascot, NSW
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AU$97
per night
26 Apr. - 27 Apr.
3.6/5Good! (836 reviews)

"Ac was noisy, but had to have it on."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

ibis budget Sydney Airport
Ibis Budget St Peters
2.5 out of 5
178 Princes Highway, St Peters, NSW
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AU$75
per night
27 Apr. - 28 Apr.
3.5/5Good! (1,036 reviews)

"The hotel is great But as due to work commitments we need to cut short our stay by one day, we email our stay to Expedia the, nothing is done🙄😤😤😤😤 Espediate don’t even help, we will not book any hotel via expedia anymore and we will Share this bad experience with friends"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb. 2020

Ibis Budget St Peters
ibis budget Sydney Olympic Park
2.5 out of 5
8 Edwin Flack Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
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AU$80
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
3.4/5 (1,266 reviews)

"I like the service of the staff the most: very helpful and efficient. I didn't like that the room was too small...two people with a check-in luggage each can hardly move around. We couldn't open our luggages at the same time...we had to take turns."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

ibis budget Sydney Olympic Park
ibis budget Sydney East
2.5 out of 5
191 - 201 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW
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AU$89
per night
3 May - 4 May
3.7/5Good! (1,329 reviews)

"Clean, quiet room. Friendly, responsive staff, close to City Center (downtown)."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

ibis budget Sydney East
Megaboom City Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Level 1, 93 York Street, Sydney, NSW
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AU$71
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
4.1/5Very Good! (2,329 reviews)

"Well it was good location we just visited our freinds who stayed there they told us that breakfast is not so good cleanliness was good verry bussy street coz its around the city"…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020

Megaboom City Hotel
Edgecliff Lodge Motel
3 out of 5
44 New South Head Road, Edgecliff, NSW
AU$112
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
3.6/5Good! (1,194 reviews)

"Close to transport and shopping. Car park very tight but once u r there leave the car and use the public transport."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Edgecliff Lodge Motel
Song Hotel Sydney
3.5 out of 5
5-11 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, NSW
AU$99
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
3.5/5Good! (3,070 reviews)

"Great location, room was clean, needs a bit of an upgrade, breakfast was excellent with the Virus around staff served you with your choices of juice cereal tea or coffee"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

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Hotel Coronation
3.5 out of 5
5-7 Park Street, Sydney, NSW
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3.9/5Very Good! (1,300 reviews)

"Great experience, very clean and very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Hotel Coronation
ibis Budget Campbelltown
2.5 out of 5
3 Rennie Road, Campbelltown, NSW
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AU$80
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
3.4/5Good! (494 reviews)

"Had a very enjoyable stay. The rooms are basic but as the name suggests it’s a budget motel. The lady on the front desk was very nice and always smiling. the breakfast was very good too for the price."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

ibis Budget Campbelltown
Travelodge Hotel Sydney
4 out of 5
27 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, NSW
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AU$134
per night
13 Apr. - 14 Apr.
3.8/5Good! (3,599 reviews)

"They didn’t clean bathroom every day. They change towels but that’s it. The floor was never vacuum not one day."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Travelodge Hotel Sydney
Comfort Hotel Sydney Airport
3.5 out of 5
185 Princes Highway, corner of Forest Road, Arncliffe, NSW
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AU$72
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
2.6/5 (2,099 reviews)

"No hand towel and nowhere to hang bath towel. Aircon not very cool. TV didn't work"…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb. 2020

Comfort Hotel Sydney Airport
Devere Hotel
3.5 out of 5
44-46 Macleay Street, Potts Point, NSW
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3.7/5Good! (2,082 reviews)

"Great location and price. Comfy without being luxurious but hey it's just somewhere to sleep"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Devere Hotel
Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
4.5 out of 5
Corner Of Robey And O Riordan, Mascot, NSW
AU$151
per night
13 Apr. - 14 Apr.
4.3/5Excellent! (3,279 reviews)

"Excellent location to access the Domestic Terminal but breakfast restaurant closed too early."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
ibis budget Wentworthville
2.5 out of 5
377-383 Great Western Highway, South Wentworthville, NSW
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AU$84
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
3.5/5Good! (1,014 reviews)

"Every thing was no problem staff was great the breakfast was very good and the property was good and clean and I will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

ibis budget Wentworthville
ibis Sydney Airport
3.5 out of 5
205-213 O'Riordan Street, Mascot, NSW
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AU$109
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
3.9/5Good! (2,833 reviews)

"It was clean. Rooms were smaller than what I expected but served its purpose."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

ibis Sydney Airport
Springfield Lodge
3 out of 5
9 Springfield Avenue, Potts Point, NSW
AU$105
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
3.9/5Very Good! (1,139 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
Meriton Suites Mascot Central
5 out of 5
8 Jackson Drive, Corner of Kent Rd and Jackson Dr, Mascot, NSW
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AU$122
per night
5 May - 6 May
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,812 reviews)

"Great property. Facilities, location, shopping centres. All you want and the train is literally right there."…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2020

Meriton Suites Mascot Central
Sydney Hotel CBD
3.5 out of 5
88 Liverpool St., Sydney, NSW
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AU$81
per night
19 Apr. - 20 Apr.
3.8/5Good! (856 reviews)

"Good price good locations very clean rooms the rooms are on the small side. A bit noisy from the traffic but it is close to every thing transport and restaurants we will definitely use again."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

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As you start mapping out your travel itinerary, you realize there are a lot of things to see and do on your list. You plan on visiting the many landmarks that make Sydney unique, and know of a handful of restaurants that are dishing up meals you can’t miss out on. And you can’t forget your plans to tour the museums and art galleries. There are so many things to experience in Sydney, so why spend your entire holiday budget on your accommodation? There are plenty of cheap hotels in Sydney that will not only serve as a comfortable place to recharge between sightseeing, but that will provide exemplary service and welcoming amenities, too.

Instead of spending your whole bank account this trip, book cheap accommodation in Sydney that offers everything you need. Budget hotels offer the things you’d expect from a temporary stay, such as comfortable beds, spacious rooms, televisions with extensive channel offerings, and occasionally even additional features like kitchenettes and pools. If you’re not planning on spending much time in your room, why blow your entire paycheck? Instead, spend your hard-earned money on experiences that will truly make your stay memorable, like tickets to local concerts, plays, or sporting events.

Cheap Sydney hotels allow you to keep cash in your wallet for when you truly need it—like when you’re touring the area and come across an irresistible ice cream shop. Browse an extensive inventory of Sydney hotel deals here on Expedia, and prepare to enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

Frequently asked questions

What is Sydney like for travellers on a budget?
Sydney has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House, this destination is home to Hyde Park and Royal Botanic Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Sydney?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Sydney Airport is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Ibis Budget St Peters and ibis budget Sydney Olympic Park.
What's the seasonal weather in Sydney?
The hottest months are usually February and January, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 8°C. Average annual rainfall for Sydney is 1181.10 mm.
What is there to see and do in Sydney?
Sydney attracts visitors with its renowned opera house and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Sydney Tower and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Check out the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Capitol Theatre, or visit other spots like Art Gallery of New South Wales.
What's the best way to get around Sydney?
The closest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), situated 5.3 mi (8.6 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Shellharbour, NSW (WOL), which is 53.5 mi (86.1 km) away. Nearby metro stations include Martin Place Station, Wynyard Station and St. James Station. If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Sydney Circular Quay Station, Exhibition Centre Station or Sydney Central Station. You can catch a ferry from the local port.

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What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Sydney?

Based on reviews, ibis budget Sydney Airport is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include ibis budget Sydney East and Edgecliff Lodge Motel.

What is staying in Sydney like?

Travellers to Sydney give high marks for the bustling port, renowned opera house, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its museums, restaurants, and art. Top sights in the city include Sydney Tower, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, and Sydney Town Hall. In Sydney, there are 2663 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place for a stay in Sydney?

Jonahs Restaurant & Accommodation, Whale Beach is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend Medusa Boutique Hotel and The Baxley Bondi as top options for your visit.

Sydney Central Business District is a vibrant neighbourhood known for its picturesque gardens and major shopping area. Other favourite areas in Sydney include Darling Harbour and Sydney Eastern Suburbs.

What's the best hotel for a stay in Sydney Central Business District?

There are 380 hotels and other accommodation to choose from in this neighbourhood, so you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Medusa Boutique Hotel is the highest ranked property in Sydney Central Business District. This 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and in-room kitchenettes. It is located a short 3-minute walk from St Vincent’s Hospital. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Park Hyatt Sydney and QT Sydney.

What should I do while I'm visiting Sydney?

Known for its opera, museums, and theatres, the city's cultural venues include Sydney Opera House, Capitol Theatre, and Madame Tussauds Sydney. Attractions like SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Luna Park, and Taronga Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Sydney Tower, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Vaucluse House.

What's the best hotel to stay near Circular Quay?

Adjacent to Circular Quay, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Other good choices close by include Hyatt Regency Sydney and Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.