Hyde Park Inn Sydney - a promise to return
For comfort, cost, facilities, location, transport and spectacular views of the city, the Hyde Park Inn Sydney stands out. A 92 room property in the heart of Sydneys Central Business District across from beautiful Hyde Park, the central location of the four star property means some of Sydney 's greatest tourist attractions are within minutes of the hotel. For shopping interests, landmark malls are located nearby such as the Pitt Street Mall, Galleries Victoria and the Queen Victoria Building. Opposite the Museum Railway Station and around the corner from the Monorail, connection is easy to all parts of the city not within walking distance.
Check-in at the Hyde Park Inn Sydney is after 1 PM and rooms must be vacated by 10 AM, but a guest lounge is provided for those arriving earlier or awaiting later flights. The Hotel features an Italian Cuisine Restaurant. In addition to the usual TV, internet access and other amenities, all rooms are equipped with kitchenettes and extra beds for families on extended stays and balconies on floors 5 through 15 take advantage of the views of Hyde Park and Sydney Harbour.
In the center of Sydney's Central Business District, redevelopment of the Hyde Park Inn Sydney has created a state of the art conference and meeting centre with three function areas and lobby bar. All rooms facing Elizabeth Street feature park views and abundant natural light. The Hyde Park Forum has built-in audio visual and IT equipment including tele/videoconference units, data projection and complimentary ADSL internet connections in all rooms. The Hyde Park Forum offers quality and contemporary catering, constantly updating menus to cater to individual meeting or event requirements of particular diets or budget.
From the doorway of the Hyde Park Inn Sydney, tourist icons such as the world famous Opera House, Harbour Bridge, the Olympic Stadiums and the immense and luxuriantly green Royal Botanical Gardens are in easy reach by foot. The Darlinghurst district for great inexpensive restaurants and Paddington Market boasting fashion bargains invite exploration. The site of the original settlers of Sydney, the historic Rocks Point District is an area of cobbled streets and narrow alleyways with a story around every corner, featuring the interactive Discovery Museum for children and the open air market on the weekends full of arts and crafts, live music and a magical atmosphere.
250 meters overhead, the Skywalk atop the Sydney Tower offers breath-taking vistas between feet firmly planted on a glass floor, looking down at the shopping centre far below, a dizzying complex of stores and restaurants, cinemas, laser and bowling amusements. Luna Park across the harbour, provides thrilling amusement rides without going so high. A spectacular view of all of these Sydney Harbour landmarks can be had from the decks of a glass-bottomed boat leaving from the Sydney Aquarium.
The original point of landing for Australia's first settlers, short ferry rides from the Circular Quay transports guests to many of Sydney's best sites beyond walking reach. The Taronga Zoo was first opened in 1816 on what was known as Billy Goat Swamp. Farther away are the popular beaches of Manley and Bondi where crystal waters mix with white sand.
For extended stays of families on holidays or for breaks from business intensity, the Hyde Park Inn Sydney provides respite in an easy manner that makes most promise to return.