Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes will be performing at Qudos Bank Arena on the 2 and 3 November 2019. Only 15 minutes away from Qudos Bank Arena, Holiday Inn Parramatta is perfectly located, whether you plan to drive or travel by train or shuttle bus. With on site car parking, free wifi, buffet breakfast and 24hr room service, it is the ideal hotel in Parramatta for concert-goers.

Excitement has been at peak level since the multi-platinum singer-songwriter and global sensation announced his wildly-anticipated world tour to Australia and New Zealand next year, in support of his new self-titled third album.

Mendes will arrive armed with a slew of new hits from his self-titled LP, which debuted at #1 on both the US Billboard 200 chart – his third album to do so, making him the third youngest solo artist of all time with three #1 albums – as well as #1 on the ARIA Album Chart and #1 on iTunes in over 80 countries worldwide. Shawn crossed over 1 billion career streams globally within a week of the album’s release, while he has surpassed 15 billion song streams globally and sold over 11 million albums worldwide to date. For more information, click here.

2019 NRL Grand Final

The 2019 NRL Grand Final will be held at ANZ Stadium on the 6 October! Holiday Inn Parramatta is just 15 minutes from ANZ Stadium and Olympic Park, driving, catching the train or by shuttle bus! With on site car parking, free wifi and buffet breakfast, it is an ideal hotel for you and your friends and family in Parramatta, with Twenty-One Fifty Restaurant and the Lobby Bar open til late, and 24hr room service.

It’s the pinnacle of the Rugby League calendar, 80 history-making minutes to crown the 2019 Premiers.

Who will lift the Provan-Summons Trophy on Sunday 6 October at ANZ Stadium? Be here as the two best teams battle it out for ultimate glory! For more information, click here.


The Wiggles Party Time Big Show

The Wiggles Party Time Big Show will be at Qudos Bank Arena on the 21 and 22 December 2019! Holiday Inn Parramatta is just 15 minutes away from Olympic Park and offers family friendly accommodation in Parramatta, where children under 12 stay and eat free! With on site car parking, free wifi, 24hr room service and buffet breakfast available, this makes the perfect accommodation close to Qudos Bank Arena for the whole family.

The Wiggles will explode onto stages with their brand-new Party Time! Big Show! all around Australia this November, December & February!

The Wiggles and all their friends will take over Qudos Bank Arena over 2 big days!!
Saturday 21st Dec – 10am & 1pm
Sunday 22 Dec – 10am

The Party Time! Big Show will feature your favourite songs such as ‘Do the Propeller!’, ‘E-M-M-A’, ‘Hot Potato’ and ‘Rock-a- Bye Your Bear’, & hits from the Party Time! Album. Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony will be joined by Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Henry the Octopus, Wags the Dog & Shirley Shawn the Unicorn! To find out more, click here 

Get your tickets from Ticketek.


Winter Escape or Escape Winter

This winter, the choice is yours.

Do you love curling up next to an open fire with a bold glass of red? Or perhaps escaping the cold to the nearest tropical paradise is more your style?

Whichever way you prefer to tackle the winter months, IHG have you covered with up to 30% OFF YOUR ROOM at participating hotels and resorts in Australasia for stays up to 30 September 2019. Plus, enjoy FREE BREAKFAST.

Even if you’re heading to the snow, that’s a seriously hot deal.
And with over 40  hotels to choose from, the IHG network offers unparalleled choice and variety.

Book your Winter Escape or simply Escape Winter and enjoy up to 30% off your stay plus free breakfast.

We look forward to welcoming you!


Tony Robbins: Unleash The Power Within

Anthony Robbins’ Unleash The Power Within is a 4 day live seminar which is designed to help people break through the fears and limits that have been holding them back from achieving their goals. UPW Sydney event helps you create momentum in your life and harness the cutting-edge wealth creation strategies for financial success. 19th – 22nd September 2019 at Qudos Bank Arena, only a 15 minute drive or train ride from Holiday Inn Parramatta. Shuttle buses will also be running to and from the event for $30 return daily. To book your accommodation at Holiday Inn Parramatta click here

For more event details and early bird tickets, special deals and discount offers, visit the website

Fleetwood Mac Tour Qudos Bank Arena Sydney 2019

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac have announced an Australian tour which will feature the new line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. “Fleetwood Mac has always been about an amazing collection of songs that are performed with a unique blend of talents. We jammed with Mike and Neil and the chemistry really worked and let the band realize that this is the right combination to go forward with in Fleetwood Mac style. We know we have something new, yet it’s got the unmistakable Mac sound,” said Mick Fleetwood. The enduring spirit of Fleetwood Mac stands for an incredible body of great music that has connected with generations of people all over the world for more than 50 years.

Qudos Bank Arena is only a 15 minute drive or train ride form the Holiday Inn Parramatta, making for an easy trip to and from the concert. With 24 hour room service you will never feel hungry and our Buffet Breakfast open from 6 am – 10 am Monday – Friday & 6:30 am – 10:30 am on weekends followed by a la carte lunch and dinner open 7 days. Book your accommodation for Fleetwood Mac close to Qudos Bank Arena at Holiday Inn Parramatta click here

Tours of Parramatta’s History and Natural Environment

Tours of Parramatta’s History and Natural Environment

Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre has created a suite of activities and tours that local residents, visitors, their families and friends can enjoy.
These programs inform about Parramatta’s history and natural environment, are educational, lots of fun and a great opportunity for people to meet and share local knowledge.

Click here to view the current January to June 2019 Activities Calendar.

For more information please visit the Visitor Information Centre or their website

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A Greener Stay – Environmental Sustainability

A Greener Stay – Environmental Sustainability

From going straw-less to changing our lighting, Holiday Inn Parramatta along with IHG Green Engage are leading the way in reducing our carbon footprint. Holiday Inn Parramatta have officially rolled out our newest environmental sustainability program A GREENER STAY. Our guests can opt in to conserve energy and water, preserve resources and reduce waste and earn 500 IHG Rewards Club Points per stay! To earn these points and save the earth all our guests need to do is hang the green door knob hanger on their door by 2 am to bypass housekeeping for their stay.

The IHG Green Engage system ensures that our surroundings are preserved for everyone to enjoy. For more information visit IHG GREEN ENGAGE & to book your next stay at Holiday Inn Parramatta click here

Holiday Inn Parramatta

9891 1277 | | 18-40 Anderson St, Parramatta NSW 2150


Discover Parramatta – your backyard this summer

Discover Parramatta – your backyard this summer

Stay close to home and uncover hidden gems in Parramatta and beyond. From the best places to eat and drink, heritage landmarks to visit, parks, nature and wildlife to explore. Make your go-to destination, to stay up-to-date with what’s happening in your backyard. If you find a hidden gem, share it with us! #discoverparramatta

Find our more by visiting the Discover Parramatta Website

The Dairy and Rangers Cottages

The Diary & Rangers Cottages located over looking the Parramatta river and is steeped in history being one of he oldest colonial sites in Australia. Major upgrades of the Dairy Precinct were completed in 2016 including the creation of a central exhibition space, new digital media systems and landscape works. Guided Tours of the Dairy & Rangers Cottages are run on the second Saturday of the month at 11 am by the Parramatta Trust. The tour costs $12 and tickets can be booked through the Parramatta park website.

Parramatta Park, is celebrating it’s 160 birthday this year!! It is  great place for celebrations, days out, picnics, family fun and activities. Over 2 million people visit the park each year exploring the historic buildings, events, festivals and picturesque wildlife and gardens. It is only a 10 minute walk from Holiday Inn Parramatta, which hold 181 accommodation rooms catering for families and groups of all sizes, our on site restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids stay and eat free when dining with a paying adult and ordering from the kids menu! Parramatta Park is open 365 days a year and entry is free!