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10 Best Hotels in The Rocks

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
5 out of 5
176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$280
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
0.27 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (4,073 reviews)

"The in house dining wasn’t up to the Shang’s standards"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Rydges Sydney Harbour
4 out of 5
55 George Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$199
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.18 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (3,091 reviews)

"location ideally located to waterfront but a bit far from the air port. The hotel staff was friendly and was clean and the food was good.Oh by the way it is no longer the Holiday Inn."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Rydges Sydney Harbour
The Sebel Quay West Suites Sydney
5 out of 5
98 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$259
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.29 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,854 reviews)

"Location was good. Nice amenities. Close to restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

The Sebel Quay West Suites Sydney
Park Hyatt Sydney
5 out of 5
7 Hickson Road, The Rocks, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$1,230
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
0.34 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (184 reviews)

"Perfect position , amazing views. Helpful staff. Great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov. 2019

Park Hyatt Sydney
Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney MGallery
5 out of 5
34-52 Harrington Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$239
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.02 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,083 reviews)

"Cozy and homey and excellent customer service despite the current health situation."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney MGallery
The Russell Hotel
3 out of 5
143a George Street, The Rocks, NSW
AU$185
per night
1 May - 2 May
0.13 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,319 reviews)

"Close to cruise wharf. Great location. Friendly helpful staff. Breakfast included."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

The Russell Hotel
Mercantile Hotel The Rocks
2.5 out of 5
25 George Street, The Rocks, NSW
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0.27 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (774 reviews)

"Great little hotel on top of a lovely pub. The rooms are good size and the beds are comfortable. The top floor is very quiet. The rooms are basic, but they have everything you need."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Mercantile Hotel The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
140 - 142 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$125
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.19 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (462 reviews)

"Location was great & loved staying in older (historic..perhaps) venue."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Sydney Harbour Bed & Breakfast
Rendezvous Hotel Sydney The Rocks
3.5 out of 5
75 Harrington Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$164
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.05 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,952 reviews)

"great central location, clean, would use it again."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Rendezvous Hotel Sydney The Rocks
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
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AU$63
per night
9 Apr. - 10 Apr.
0.14 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (474 reviews)

"The YHA was in a perfect position right at the heart of the Rocks area..right over the exposed archeological did of the original Rocks area...v. interesting....with amazing views over the iconic Harbour. All amenities right on tap."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
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Visiting The Rocks

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in The Rocks, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port, renowned opera house, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its shopping, museums, and local tours. Top sights in the city include Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay.

  • You'll find 964 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Sydney
  • The closest major airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) 9.5 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in The Rocks

The city is well known for its opera and museums, and cultural venues include Ken Done Gallery, Gannon House, and Museum of Contemporary Art. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and The Rocks Markets is a favorite for retail therapy. Top activities include exploring the waterfront and taking local tours, while Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal are sights to visit.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 11 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in The Rocks. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Park Hyatt Sydney - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and helpful staff.
  • Quay West Suites Sydney - Our customers like the breakfast and pool at this aparthotel. This 5-star aparthotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center.
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its central location and comfortable rooms.

Other top sights in The Rocks include Sydney Harbour Bridge. Outside the city, popular places to see include Sydney Opera House, located 0.3 mi (0.6 from the heart of the city, and Bondi Beach, which is 4.6 mi (7.4 away.

Dressing for The Rocks

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 78°F and the nighttime average to be 60°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 73°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September averages 68°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 77°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • About 46.77 inches of rain falls on The Rocks each year
  • Hottest months are usually February and January with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 47°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in The Rocks?
Park Hyatt Sydney is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. It’s located steps from Overseas Passenger Terminal. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel and Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in The Rocks, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals in The Rocks.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in The Rocks?
Based on reviews, Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel is a popular 3-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney and Rydges Sydney Harbour.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to The Rocks?
The Sebel Quay West Suites Sydney is a top 5-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your stay with the children include Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel and Sydney Harbour Bed & Breakfast. Also, attractions in the area such as SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to The Rocks?
Rendezvous Hotel Sydney The Rocks is a favourite 3.5-star aparthotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and fridges. Other good options for a romantic stay include The Russell Hotel and Rydges Sydney Harbour.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in The Rocks?
Sydney Harbour Bed & Breakfast is a top B&B for people travelling with their pets, and offers concierge services and laundry facilities for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in The Rocks?
Park Hyatt Sydney is a top hotel for a beach holiday, and features 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other good options to stay near the beach include The Russell Hotel and Australian Heritage Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Bondi Beach or Coogee Beach.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in The Rocks?
Park Hyatt Sydney is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale choice for your holiday is Rydges Sydney Harbour.
What's the best boutique accommodation in The Rocks?
The Russell Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 restaurants and a bar. Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney and Rydges Sydney Harbour are other boutique-style choices.
What is staying in The Rocks like?
Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in The Rocks, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port, renowned opera house and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its shopping, museums and local tours. Top sights in the city include Circular Quay, Overseas Passenger Terminal and The Rocks Markets. In The Rocks, there are 22 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting The Rocks?
The city is well known for its opera and museums, and cultural venues include Museum of Contemporary Art and Susannah Place Museum. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and The Rocks Markets is a favourite for retail therapy. Top activities include exploring the port and taking tours, while Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal are sights to visit.
What's the seasonal weather in The Rocks?
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 The Rocks is 1181.10 mm.

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