Accommodation in Parramatta
Stay in our Parramatta accommodation and experience the historical part of Sydney, located just 24km from the CBD. While staying in our Parramatta hotel, soak in colonial history by walking the Harris Park Heritage Walk. Or take a walk along the picturesque riverbank of Queen’s Wharf Reserve, and see the location where Governor Philip and a small party of marines arrived in 1788 to establish Australia’s second settlement.
There are numerous other heritage sites to explore while staying in our Parramatta accommodation, including: The Experiment Farm, which was Australia’s first private farm. The farm was developed in 1793 by ex-convict James Ruse and features an Indian bungalow built in 1793 by Surgeon Harris, which contains 1830s furniture and an exhibition of the life of James Ruse. The Lancer Barracks is another historical attraction, built in 1820 to house British Garrison Troops. For those interested in architecture, there are the twin towers of St John’s Cathedral which date back to 1819; the Parramatta Town Hall, which was built in 1883; Old Government House, which is Australia’s oldest surviving public building, built between 1799 and 1818 by Governors John Hunter and Lachlan Macquarie and boasts the nation’s most important collection of early Australian furniture. Parramatta also features the Centenary fountain and clock, erected in 1888 to commemorate 100 years of convict settlement.
Visit Elizabeth Farm while staying in our Parramatta accommodation, and see one of Australia’s most important historical sites. The farm was home to noted pastoralists John and Elizabeth Macarthur from 1793 until 1850, and contains part of the oldest European building in Australia complete with a museum. Or visit Hambledon Cottage that was originally part of the Elizabeth Farm estate, the cottage still contains the original furniture of the period.
While staying in our Parramatta accommodation, visit Parramatta Park and see the Tudor Gatehouse, Governor Brisbane’s Bathhouse and The Boer War Memorial.
For those seeking a more contemporary visit, stay in our Parramatta accommodation and you will be in the centre of the Parramatta CBD. As soon as exiting our accommodation you will find a wide range of culinary experiences with cuisine hailing from around the world. For those seeking some culture visit the Riverside Theatre for a play, musical or even a film festival, there is always an exciting selection of entertainment for every member of the family. A short walk from our Parramatta accommodation is Parramatta Westfield shopping centre, where you can find both unique boutiques and larger fashion stores.
Our Parramatta accommodation guarantees our guests that they are able to access the best of the city’s historical and contemporary attractions, within a short walk or drive. Central accommodation is the best way to get the most out of your trip, saving you time and money on transport.