Winter is the perfect time to plan a short break in Sydney, offering so much to see and do. Visitors to the city will enjoy world-class entertainment, cultural events and festivals, international sporting events, big-city shopping and some of Australia’s best dining experiences.
Vivid Sydney, the largest event of its kind in the world combining light, music and ideas, is on from May 27 – June 18, 2016; a new festival, Sydney Sings, showcasing the finest international and Australian vocal talent will be held from July 28 to August 7; and the Sydney Film Festival, showcasing some of the best films from Australia and across the world, will commence on June 8.
We will Rock You is on stage at the Lyric Theatre until June 19, Singing in the Rain will commence on July 7, and Aladdin–The Musical will commence at the Capitol Theatre on August 12. For followers of rugby, the Wallabies will play England at Allianz Stadium for the first time since 1997 on June 25, and the 2016 Bledisloe Cup will be held at ANZ stadium on August 20. For soccer fans, former European champions Greece are playing the Soceroos at ANZ stadium on June 4 – the first time since 2006.
Making it even more attractive this winter, Metro Apartments Darling Harbour is offering a terrific value Sydney Attractions Package which includes family accommodation (2 adults and 2 children) in a loft-style one bedroom apartment and a Sydney attractions family pass for just $269 per night (Sunday – Thursday) and $369 per night (Friday & Saturday). The Sydney Attractions family pass entitles a family* to entry into your choice of any two of the following attractions: Sydney Tower Eye, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Madame Tussauds, Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Manly Sea Life Sanctuary. Book online at www.metrohotels.com.au or ring the toll free Central Reservations line on 1800 11 4321.
With 25 loft-style one-bedroom apartments, each with a queen sized bed and double fold-out sofa bed, Metro Apartments Darling Harbour offer all the comforts of home with the convenience of a perfect city location.
Located in two separate buildings in Sussex and King Streets, guests can choose from the larger, contemporary-styled Sussex St apartments with views over Darling Harbour or a New York styled King Street apartment with access to rooftop pool.
Apartments have full kitchen and laundry facilities, spacious living rooms with cathedral windows and have been designed as a ‘home away from home’ where families can relax at the end of a long day’s sightseeing, or just have a break before venturing out again to explore more of Sydney. Discount parking of $35 for 24 hours is provided nearby at 170 Sussex St Secure Car Parking.
*family of two adults and two children 12 years and under
Metro Hotels is the public face of Transmetro Corporation, an Australian owned public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. The group offers a national accommodation network of properties in key locations and major cities across Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gladstone, Perth and Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory.