Kings Cross accommodation
Kings Cross is one of Sydney's major train stations, and also one of its most happening neighbourhoods. Located just a few blocks east of Sydney's CBD, Kings Cross hotels are set in an ideal location from which to pursue all that Sydney has to offer.
Sydney is an urban city of more than 4 million people. It is not only Australia's most populous city, it's arguably the country's cultural capital. Sydney's diverse neighbourhoods, beautiful coastline, ideal weather, extensive transit systems and great shopping give it a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe.
The neighbourhood of Kings Cross is centrally located, bringing all of Sydney's attractions and amenities right to your doorstep.
Weather in Kings Cross
Sydney as a whole enjoys mild temperatures, which is one of the reason's it's such a popular holiday destination. During the winter, the daily high temperatures tend to reach about 16-17 degrees Celsius - this is also the time when winter winds bring Sydney beaches the best surfing waves.
Things heat up in the summer, with temperatures reaching up to an average of 26 degrees. No matter when you stay in Kings Cross accommodation, you're likely to experience pleasant weather.
Things to do
Kings Cross itself has a reputation as a nightlife destination, as it is full of bars, backpackers' lodges, strip clubs and clubs. During the daytime hours, the area is also a great destination for restaurants, cafes and hip brunch spots.
Venture outside of King's Cross to experience all the rest of the neighbourhoods and attractions for which Sydney is famous. Head south to Darlinghurst to enjoy an up-and-coming locality that is home to some of Sydney's most creative types. Take Oxford Street slightly east and you'll happen upon Paddington, which is known for its incredible shopping and fashionable residents.
Back in the CBD, there are plenty of attractions you won't want to miss. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge to experience panoramic views of the city's skyline.
Sydney's suburbs offer a variety of activities as well. Take a ferry across the harbour to Manly - a beachy suburb known for its laid-back vibe and plentiful sports activities - or the Taronga Zoo, which is renowned not only for its animal residents, but also its stunning views of Sydney. On the eastern side of Sydney lies Bondi Beach, a world-renowned area known for drawing large crowds on hot summer days.
Another must-see attraction is the Royal Botanic Gardens. Located right in the heart of Sydney, this attraction was established in 1816, and is one of Australia's oldest icons.
Kings Cross hotels
If you've decided Kings Cross' nightlife opportunities and great location are exactly what you're looking for, you'll need to book your accommodation. The Mercure Sydney Potts Point is located just steps from Kings Cross station, and features more than 220 attractive rooms and suites. Enjoy access to a fitness centre, massage services, and an on-site bar and lounge.
Another great option is the ibis Budget Sydney East. Stay here, and you'll enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast option every day.