Accommodation in Sydney

The ASCILITE 2022 organising committee suggests the following options for accommodation either within walking distance or a short bus ride from the main campus of the University of Sydney. Hotels can be booked directly through the links supplied or through booking aggregators. Many other options are available should the below choices not suit your needs.

Three-star options

Sydney Central YHA

Sydney Central YHA hostel is Sydney's hostel with everything and the best value choice in the centre of the city. It is housed in a heritage-listed building opposite Central Station. It has panoramic views of Sydney from the rooftop and outdoor area, heated pool, and sauna. Sydney Central facilities include kitchens, laundries, games/TV rooms, locker hire, limited parking, group accommodation/meeting rooms, disabled access, 24 hour security access, YHA Travel desk, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), bistro, convenience store. The new Sydney light rail line stops right across the hostel and the train station is 100 metres away, making it very easy for guests to travel through the city to the Harbour and much further away. Accessible rooms are available.

Hotel Hacienda

Hola and welcome to Hotel Hacienda, the 64-room hotel in the heart of Sydney where big dreams await every adventurer. It’s a place that welcomes anyone and treats everyone like family. Whether you’re weekday nomads, big game fans, weekend adventurers, day trippers and late night skippers, Hotel Hacienda is the place to drop in for a warm welcome. It’s the place where delicious eats are right downstairs, new amigos are everywhere, and guests can be immersed in an atmosphere of Mexican cultural and artistic wonder. A touch of Tulum at a price for's the place to Escape the Ordinary. All rooms feature double glazed windows. Accessible rooms are available.

Four-star options

Mercure Sydney

Refurbished in 2021, Mercure Sydney offers contemporary, spacious and light-filled rooms with renovated bathrooms, bedside USB ports, rain showers and a dedicated work space. Some rooms feature city views or a balcony. Located just a 4-minute walk from Central Station in the CBD (Central Business District), Mercure Sydney offers a heated rooftop swimming pool with panoramic city views, a sauna and a fitness centre. The hotel is centrally located with bus, train and light-rail connections all within a 3-minute walk away. Accessible rooms are available.

Novotel Sydney Central

Novotel Sydney Central, located in the heart of the vibrant Sydney,is perfect for both corporate and leisure travellers. We are situated close to many famous Sydney attractions including Darling Harbour, Capitol Theatre, Sydney Entertainment Centre, and an array of shopping and entertainment venues.To ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable, guests can take advantage of our range of our hotel services and recreation facilities including the Field House Restaurant & Bar located in the hotel lobby, a rooftop swimming pool and 24hr reception and room service. Accessible rooms are available.

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Chippendale

Adina Sydney Chippendale has recently undergone a stunning transformation with a contemporary interior design and fit out. The architectural led redesign incorporates calming cool colours against white walls contrasted with bold curtains and terrazzo tile elements. This urban lifestyle hotel still has all the features you know and love about an Adina Hotel including a kitchen and laundry with plenty of room to make you feel genuinely comfortable in the space. Perfectly situated amongst Chippendale’s cool cafes and eateries, galleries and close to local retail outlets, your inner-city sanctuary awaits.

Five-star options

The Old Clare Hotel

Set in an expanded 19th-century pub, this refined hotel is an 8-minute walk from Central Station light rail station and 1.8 km from Darling Harbour. Featuring vintage fixtures mixed with contemporary decor, the polished rooms offer free Wi-Fi, smart TVs and goose-down bedding; some include free-standing tubs. Loft-style rooms add sitting areas and marble bathrooms, while suites have living and dining rooms, plus anterooms with libraries. A high-end restaurant is set in a chic warehouse space, and there's also a minimalist European eatery. Bars are available in the lobby and by the heated rooftop pool, and a gym is open 24/7. Breakfast is extra. Pet-friendly rooms are available.

Meriton Suites Campbell St Sydney

Meriton Suites Campbell Street, Sydney is located in the city’s entertainment precinct and offers premium suite accommodation in the heart of Chinatown. This stylish property of 39 levels and 247 serviced suites offers both corporate and leisure travellers modern accommodation with a focus on comfort and value. Positioned in the southern end of the CBD, this accommodation option is within easy access to Sydney’s entertainment hub and an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars. Haymarket is also only a short stroll away, where a unique selection of fashion, accessories, souvenirs and fresh produce at Paddy’s Market can be found. Equipped with a refresh of new-generation furniture and decor, a stay in this hotel is sure to enhance any guests’ travels to Sydney. Accessible rooms are available.