City Attractions


Situated within cosmopolitan William & Stanley Sts., East Sydney – Sydney’s original “little Italy”- with a great choice of international cafes for budget light meals and quality restaurants for special celebrations. Sydney’s best & affordable coffee in “alfresco” style from early morning till late!

The Lodge is a 15 minute walk to Sydney’s CBD! Close by you can walk to Kings Cross, Potts Point, Oxford St and Surry Hills with their distinct and vibrant entertainment precincts! Oxford Street is also famous for the City’s “Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras” festival each February. Opposite the Lodge is Sydney’s famous “City Gym” which offers casual or long term memberships. While a 10 minute walk is all it takes to the “Cook & Philip Aquatic Centre” foe a swim! Also nearby is the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sport’s Stadium & Fox Studios.

Other attractions include Royal Randwick Racecourse, Star City Casino, St Vincent’s Hospital, St Mary’s Cathedral, Hyde Park, Botanical Gardens, Art Galleries & Museums, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Sydney’s famous Harbour. Manly, Bondi & Coogee beaches are easily accessible. Shopping is well catered for at Bondi Junction Plaza, the City Centre, Queen Victoria Building or the City or Oxford Street boutiques!! A great location to be based to enjoy Sydney’s many attractions and festivities!

There are excellent Bus & Rail Transport links to the City, Beaches and Suburbs. Nearby are Kings Cross, St James and Central Railway Stations. A regular bus service operates from outside the Lodge and taxis are plentiful.