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The Urban Newtown
The Urban Newtown
8.6 Excellent

3.7 km from city centre, Sydney Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,612 reviews

Situated within walking distance of Macdonaldtown Railway Station, The Urban Newtown offers guests an ideal base while visiting Sydney. It is steps from The Sandringham Hotel, restaurants and nightlife options.

Atelier Serviced Apartments
Atelier Serviced Apartments
4.2 Okay

2.9 km from city centre, Sydney Show on map

OkayBased on 1 review

Atelier Serviced Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Sydney. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Summer House Newtown
Summer House Newtown
7.7 Good

3.0 km from city centre, Sydney Show on map

GoodBased on 787 reviews

Summer House Newtown is set in Sydney and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including The Sandringham Hotel. It also offers luggage storage, a tour desk and an outdoor pool.

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Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Newtown:$97/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$27/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$27 - $165
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$43 - $213
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About Newtown

Centred around the eclectic shopping and entertainment strip of King Street, Newtown is a bohemian neighbourhood in Sydney’s inner west. It’s considered the heart of the city’s alternative scene, with independent bookstores, multicultural eateries and live music venues. Rows of terrace houses line its streets while the University of Sydney campus hugs its northern end.

Things to do

Spend a day soaking up the comings and goings of King Street while browsing the vintage stores and designer boutiques. It’s been dubbed “Eat Street” due to its large number of cafes and restaurants where you can dine throughout the day. Enmore Road is another popular local shopping strip and lined with atmospheric Victorian buildings that house one-of-a-kind stores and global eateries.

Want to experience Newtown’s legendary nightlife? Catch a show at the iconic Enmore Theatre where international bands and touring comedians regularly perform or discover one of the neighbourhood’s underground venues. Jazz nights are held at The Vanguard, while The Courthouse Hotel is a classic colonial pub with an atmospheric beer garden.

If you’re travelling with kids, they can enjoy the fenced playground within Camperdown Memorial Rest Park. Originally home to the Camperdown Cemetery, it was transformed into a public park in 1948 and now features large expanses of lawn where you can play ball games. Of particular note is a protected patch of kangaroo grass that is a remnant of the turpentine-ironbark forests that once blanketed the area.

Getting around

Newtown is a 20-minute drive from Sydney’s CBD and 15 minutes from Sydney Airport. Trains connect between Newtown railway station and destinations across Sydney while buses also travel throughout the area. The suburb is compact enough to explore by bike or on foot.

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    Summer House Newtown, rated with a score of 7.7 from 787 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Newtown. Other top stays include Ebs Sydney Hostel, with an average rating of 7.9 from 119 reviewers, and Sydney Park Hotel, with a score of 9.1 from 297 reviewers.

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