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Located on the edge of the Sydney Central Business District, Rydges Sydney Central features a 20 yards indoor pool, a spa, 1 bar and 2 restaurants

All rooms and suites at the Rydges Sydney Central come with deluxe beds and custom furnishings. Modern amenities include internet access and a large flat-screen TV.

Guests can work-out in the fitness centre and unwind in the sauna.

Sydney Brewery Surry Hills is a convenient onsite bar and restaurant features specialty beers on tap. Albies Restaurant offers a full buffet breakfast to start your day. 24-hour room service is available.

Rydges Sydney Central is just minutes from popular Sydney shopping and dining precincts including Oxford Street and Crown Street. It is 7 minutes' walk from Capitol Theatre and 10 minutes' walk from Chinatown. ICC Sydney is 8 minutes' drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Rydges Sydney Central has been welcoming guests since 12 Aug 2009.
Hotel chain/brand: Rydges

ATM and Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM machine and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast info


Private parking at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Rydges Sydney Central

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • what is the earliest time can you have breakfast
    Our RISE buffet breakfast starts from 06:00 am from Monday to Friday, and from 06:30 am on Saturday and Sunday.
    Answered on 8 November 2019
  • Is there bath tub
    There are limited number of rooms with bathtub. All requests for bathtub are subject to our availability.
    Answered on 19 September 2019
  • I would like a bath in my room
    There are limited number of rooms with bathtub. All requests for bathtub are subject to our availability. Please speak to our friendly Reception staff...
    Answered on 19 September 2019
  • Can I upgrade my room and add breakfast
    Upgrade is subject to our availability. Please speak to our friendly Reception staff upon arrival. Breakfast can be pre-purchased at $22 per adult an...
    Answered on 19 September 2019
  • What does ‘soundproofing’ mean ? How quiet is the room and is it on a high floor with a view?
    Soundproofing means that our windows are professionally glazed to minimise the noise impact on your stay. Our building has 10 floors in total. You are...
    Answered on 3 March 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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2 restaurants on site

    Albies Restaurant

    Cuisine: Australian, Local

    Open for: Breakfast

    Sydney Brewery Surry Hills

    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Facilities of Rydges Sydney Central
  • Live music/performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Casino
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 55 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Visual aids: Braille
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fence around pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Fitness
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Rydges Sydney Central takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 50 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Rydges Sydney Central accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.08% charge when you pay with a credit card.

As per Government regulations, only fully vaccinated guests are permitted to enter this hotel from October 11th 2021. Guests from lockdown areas are not permitted to enter and proof of address must be produced when requested.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Rydges Sydney Central in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodation on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Rydges Sydney Central

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Rydges Sydney Central can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Rydges Sydney Central is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, Rydges Sydney Central is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Rydges Sydney Central offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Casino
    • Evening entertainment
    • Fitness
    • Live music/performance
    • Swimming Pool
    • Happy hour

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Rydges Sydney Central on this page.

  • Rydges Sydney Central has 2 restaurants:

    • Sydney Brewery Surry Hills
    • Albies Restaurant

  • The prices at Rydges Sydney Central may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rydges Sydney Central by:

    • Taxi 17min

  • Room options at Rydges Sydney Central include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Rydges Sydney Central is 0.8 miles from the centre of Sydney.