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Room type

Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Balcony Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Studio Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star family-friendly hotel near University of Sydney

A luxury stay in the heart of Surry Hills awaits you at Rydges Sydney Central. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 271 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sofa beds, and in-room childcare. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches include slippers and free toiletries. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and in-room massages are also available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Rydges Sydney Central provides a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 4.5-star property consist of a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 11205 square feet (1041 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Rydges Sydney Central is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 271 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Business center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11205 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1041 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Albies Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Bar Surry Hills & Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
Please note: some Superior Room rate plans have special check-in and check-out times. In these cases, the special times are included in the room name. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service dogs are allowed

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply


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One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Red Carpet @ Rydges Offer

Book a stay in a Red Carpet @ Rydges Offer rate category receive the following:

  • Room upgrade
  • Daily RISE buffet breakfast for up to 2 persons
  • $20 credit per night for dining in the restaurant
  • Late checkout at noon
  • Free WiFi and newspaper
Must book the Red Carpet @ Rydges Offer rate plan to receive benefits. Full details at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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