With Grant Denyer and Kylie Gillies as hosts, the concert includes top stars, entertainers, and musicians like Georgie Parker, Greta Bradman, Charli Robinson, the Jersey Boys, the Tap Dogs, Australia’s Got Talent winners Mark Vincent and Justice Crew, and the Sydney Youth Orchestra. The grand opening will kick start with a carnival-like atmosphere. Channel 7 covers the event with the pre- and post-show entertainment. Now on its 29th year, the Carols in the Domain is expected to attract 80,000 people so it would be advisable to book your hotels as early as you can.
Make sure to find cheap accommodation Sydney within walking distance to the concert venue. Once you make your booking early, you can indulge yourself in some Christmas shopping at the popular shopping centres of Queen Victoria, Pitt Street Mall, and Castlereagh Street. Here are best places to stay for the 2011 Carols in the Domain in Sydney:
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
Like any accommodation Melbourne or Adelaide, Sydney has one favourite stop for visitors who want to be at the event – the Sir Stamford at Circular Quay. Just a walking distance to the Justice and Police Museum, the Northern Depot, and the Government House, it is best place to stay if you want to enjoy sightseeing around the city after the event. If you want a classic and luxurious accommodation then you will marvel upon Sir Stamford’s 18th century Louis XV and Georgian antiques and private fine art collection.
Mariners Court Hotel
Near the famous Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf and restaurants, the Mariners Court Hotel is the perfect setting for those who want to have a refreshing stroll at the Circular Quay after the event. The hotel is just a stone’s throw away from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, so art lovers would love to stay there. This three-star hotel offers a warm and homely environment complemented by friendly and personalised service.
This five-star boutique hotel sports a unique feature, turn-of-the-century feel, and sophisticated turquoise-blue accents. What started as a wool and cargo handling facility has now become the city’s most sought after location as it combines the features of an apartment, marina, and restaurant complex. Guests will be treated to spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour, the famous city skyline, and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Sofitel Wentworth Sydney
Located in the heart of Sydney’s business and shopping centre, Sofitel Wentworth has built a solid reputation for its exquisite service and unrivalled elegance. Unlike other hotels within the area, it combines the modern architecture with the old world charm.
If you are looking for some place as affordable as any accommodation Perth then you might as well stay at Challis Lodge. It may not offer the most luxurious rooms that we always want but it offers all the amenities that we truly need. Plus it doesn’t it doesn’t cost that much considering the fact that it is just a train away from the CBD.