Why Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay Is The Best Hotel To Visit Sydney in 48 Hours

Steeped in history and astonishingly modern is how you would describe Sydney, Australia. Sydney offers an extraordinary experience for visitors from around the world. In fact, out of over 4 million visitors a year to Australia, 3 million of them visited the jewel of the South Pacific.

Sydney is busy, vibrant and covers a huge area. If you only have 48 hours to spend, your choice of accommodation in Sydney should be the most important item to look at in all of your travel plans. There is no time to waste on transportation and commute.

Visitors should not miss the world renowned Sydney Opera House, the historic Rocks district or the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The newly refurbished Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay is the best hotel for anyone who is looking for a hotel that is close to all the famous landmarks of Sydney.

Here are 5 places to visit that is within walking distance from Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay:

Sydney Opera House
This landmark building is blueprinted in our minds when we think of Sydney. Situated on the harbor at Bennelong Point near Circular Quay, the opera house is the place to be for great music, dining and view of the harbor.

Daily-guided tours are available at the lower forecourt. We recommend a day tour and a night dinner and performance package for anyone who wants to immerse into the Australian culture and nightlife.

The Harbour Bridge
Another world famous and most photographed landmark in Australia is the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It was officially opened in March 1932 and became the world’s largest steel arch bridge with the top of the bridge standing at 134 meters (440 feet) above the harbor.

While you’re there reserve a thrilling bridge climb experience. BridgeClimb opened its doors since October 1998, providing visitors access to the catwalks and ladders of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. To avoid disappointment, reserve your BridgeClimb ticket in advance with your hotel concierge.

The Rocks
The Rocks is the site of Australia’s first European settlement. Beautifully restored houses and buildings are converted into little cafes, bakeries, souvenir shops, entertainment venues, restaurants and art galleries. The Rocks offers visitors uniquely made Australian crafts. For a little bit of history, there is The Susannah Place and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Royal Botanic Gardens
Just a short walk from The Sydney Opera House is the gardens with rolling hills, beautiful shrubs, unique Australian trees and plants and harbor views. The Royal Botanic Gardens is a great area for a picnic lunch on the grass with your kids running around and you and your spouse getting the best view of Sydney for free.

This was the site of Australia’s first farm and it’s open daily to the public.

Shopping and dining
As you walk around Circular Quay area by your hotel, The Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay, you’ll discover Sydney’s varied ethnic groups and diverse eateries. Eat at the world’s best Malaysian, Indonesian, Greek, Chinese, Italian and local Australian restaurants. All the restaurants are within walking distance of your hotel.

Sydney embraces the harbor and locals and visitors flock to the harbor for its beauty and waterways. It is filled with boats, ferries, cruise ships and speedboats. Explore the harbor by taking a cruise around the harbor to see the neighborhood by the water, get a glimpse of the various beaches in the outskirt of Sydney and the skyline of Sydney, Australia.

The ferry terminal and cruise terminals are all located at Circular Quay, minutes from your hotel. For your travel planning convenience, please click on The Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay for rates and availability.

When you consider the price of transportation and the time spent being transferred from your hotel outside of Circular Quay to the harbor area and vice versa, the extra cash that you pay for The Sydney Harbour Marriott is so worth it. Most rooms are with the view or partial view of The Sydney Harbour Bridge or Sydney Opera House.

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