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Things To Do Sydney CBD

Sydney has become an exciting, modern, cosmopolitan city with unrivalled natural beauty… leafy parklands, golden beaches and the magnifient natural wonder of our world famous harbour. With a convenient central location, the Castlereagh offers affordable accommodation just minutes away from Sydney’s CBD and its major attractions.

Sydney Tower Eye

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel guests are a convenient 3 minute walk from the highest point above Sydney and the most breathtaking 360 degree views of the beautiful harbour city. From the golden beaches to the distant Blue Mountains, you'll be amazed by the views.

A visit to Sydney Tower eye includes the 4D cinema experience - the first produced in Australia. The engaging film experience features evocative in-theatre effects including wind, bubbles and water!

The Observation Deck offers state-of-the-art technology, including high powered binoculars and multilingual touch screen panels that tell every visitor interesting facts about the famous landmarks they are looking at.

Sydney Dining Precincts

Discover delicious cuisine from around the world in Sydney’s hottest dining precincts. From hip and happening ‘eat streets’ and the heritage iconic heritage-listed buildings to bustling Chinatown and waterside promenades such as Barangaroo, your tastebuds are in for a treat with the harbour city’s extraordinary culinary delights.

Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay are only a 10-15 minute walk from Castlereagh Boutique Hotel packed with attractions, exhibitions and places to wine or dine the day or night away. Whether it’s a quick refuel before your next adventure or an up-market experience – you’ll find it here.

Reserve your seats in Sydney’s entertainment jewel

At the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel world-class theatre and show performances are all very easily accessed and sure to delight visitors. Popular venues are within close proximity to our Sydney Boutique Hotel and include:

  • The majestic Sydney Opera House
  • Capitol Theatre: just 10 minutes on foot
  • State Theatre: a leisurely 5 minute stroll
  • Lyric Theatre: a scenic 20 minute walk over the Pyrmont Bridge to Darling Harbour or a quick 10 minute vehicle ride

Before or after a show you can enjoy fine dining and refreshments in the hotel’s elegantly restored unique art-deco style restaurant and bar.

Hyde Park

Located across the road from the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel is the splendid Hyde Park. This park is Australia's oldest and features the ANZAC Memorial building and visitor centre, the pool of reflection and public art works, numerous monuments and statues.

The park plays host to a number of cultural events throughout the year including the Sydney Festival, Australia Day, ANZAC Day and the Food and Wine Fair. The park is a popular attraction with locals and visitors who congregate throughout the year to enjoy the varied sights and sounds of this green iconic and central public space.

Experience Sydney Opera House

One of the world's most creative and busiest performing arts centres and greatest triumphs of modern architecture.

This World Heritage site hosts over 1500 performances each year including ballet, opera, theatre, dance, music, comedy, kids shows, talks and more.

How to get there?

  • By Foot: A leisurely 25 minute walk
  • Public Transport: Hop on a bus or train from St James Station which is adjacent to the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, then journey 2 minutes to Circular Quay. Enjoy your 10 minute stroll to Sydney Opera House, taking in the breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and the lively bustle of restaurants, cafes and street performers

City Centre shopping

From the colonial splendour of the Queen Victoria Building to the finery of The Strand Arcade, City Centre is a shopping treat. A visit to bustling Pitt Street Mall retail precinct is a must boasting flagship department stores Myer and David Jones as well as Sydney Arcade, Westfield Sydney and Mid City Shopping Centre, all an easy 5 minute walk from your Sydney CBD Accommodation.

Every weekend, set amid convict-carved sandstone and along The Rocks' quaint cobblestone laneways, the colourful Rocks Markets are home to more than 200 eclectic stalls where you can find fashion and accessories by emerging designers, locally-produced homewares, beauty products and original photography, art, crafts and jewellery.

Christmas Trading - Dining & Bars

Christmas and New Year Trading Hours


Friday 22nd December 2023
Lounge (Level 2) - Open from 10am to 3pm -Lunch is served from 12pm to 2pm (Last Day of Trading)
Reagh Bar (Ground Floor) - Open from 5pm (Last Day of Trading)

Monday 25th December 2023 – Christmas Day Lunch
Cellos Grand Dining Room, level 4 – for pre-bookings only
$180 per person.  Member price $170 per person.  

Tuesday 26th December 2023 to Monday 1 January 2024
Lounge (Level 2) is closed. The Reagh Bar (Ground Floor) is open for guests to relax in.
Limited beverages and snacks are available through Reception.

Tuesday 2nd January 2024 to Friday 19th January 2024
Lounge (Level 2) is open for Members & Guests, weekdays from 10am to 3pm.
Limited Beverages and light snack menu available.

Monday 22nd January 2024 onwards
Lounge (Level 2) reopens with full meal & beverage service available.
Open from 10am to 3pm (Lunch is served from 12pm to 2pm)

Tuesday 30th January 2024 onwards
Reagh Bar (Ground Floor) reopens from 5pm


A light Continental Breakfast will be offered daily in the Reagh Bar, Ground Floor from 7am to 9.30am for Hotel Guests. A la Carte Breakfast is not available during Christmas and New Year holidays. A la Carte is back on Monday 22nd January 2024.

CHAPTER 5.1 CAFÉ – Ground Floor

Open during the holiday period, 23rd December to 14th January, including weekends, from 7am to 12 Noon.


Cellos is closed for annual maintenance and reopens from Wednesday 31st January 2024.

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