For an intimate option overlooking Victoria Park and located on the famous Broadway, the Parkview Hotel Sydney offers privacy while bordering on a shopping center on the back street containing a supermarket, fashion shops and cinema. The famous Glebe Point Road is beside the hotel with several nice pubs & restaurants. Central station and a bus stop, connecting the rest of Sydney, are just walking distance away.
With only 48 guest rooms brightly lit, each fully equipped and tastefully decorated with custom fabrics in harmony with wooden furniture and modern conveniences for comfort, ease and accessibility, the Parkview Hotel Sydney offers a competitive and affordable price. A car park, 24 hour dry-cleaning and laundry service and business center compliment the extended stay rooms with kitchenettes for business trips.
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 from the doorway of the Parkview Hotel Sydney. The Circular Quay radiates the energy of world events that have taken place on its easily recognized stage with the shelled architectural wonder in the background. 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, first opened in 1816 on what was known as Billy Goat Swamp, contains fine specimens of Australia's wildlife as well as exotic creatures from around the world. Farther away lie the popular beaches of Manley and Bondi where crystal waters mix with white sand.
250 meters overhead, the Skywalk atop the Sydney Tower offers breath-taking vistas out towards the harbours and beaches of Sydney as well as straight down between feet firmly planted on a glass floor to the shopping centre far below, a dizzying complex of stores and restaurants, cinemas, laser and bowling amusements. Luna Park 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 historic Rocks Point District downtown on the edge of the Central Business District is the site of the original settlers of Sydney, an area of cobbled streets and narrow alleyways. With a story around every corner, it offers a trip back in time while the original warehouses have been converted into boutique shops, distinguished and eclectic restaurants, and art galleries modern and traditional, creating new tales for the modern day during a long evening's stroll. The interactive Discovery Museum delights children and adults alike. The open air market on the weekends is full of arts and crafts, live music and a magical atmosphere reminiscent of the centuries of its history. The Darlinghurst district for great inexpensive restaurants and Paddington Market boasting fashion bargains and varity also invite exploration also close by foot.
For the business person, a stay at the Parkview Hotel Sydney is convenient not only because the business centre just off the lobby is well-equipped with internet, fax, phone, cable and copy resources, Sydney's Central Business District with regional headquarters for many corporations, the stock exchange and the Convention and Exhibition Centre are just steps away from this downtown location.