Wanderers FC v Leeds United at Bankwest Stadium

Holiday Inn Parramatta is the best accommodation for Bankwest Stadium only 5 minutes drive form all the action. During the Wanderers FC v Leeds United game Holiday Inn Parramatta will be running a shuttle to and from the game for only $15 return making a safe and quick journey to and from the stadium without the fuss of parking. Book your Bankwest stadium accommodation at Holiday Inn Parramatta NOW

Witness football history as the Western Sydney Wanderers make their Bankwest Stadium Parramatta debut against iconic English football club Leeds United on Saturday 20 July. Leeds United share a rich Australian history with a host of former Aussie players and their fans are sure to add to the famous Wanderers atmosphere. Designed for the fans, the new Stadium features the steepest stands in the country and will provide one of the best game day experiences around. The 30,000-seat Stadium recently opened in April 2019. Book your tickets now at Ticketek Australia


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!


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 https://www.discoverparramatta.com/visitorinformation

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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 | info@hiparramatta.com | 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 discoverparramatta.com 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!



Western Sydney Parklands

Set in the heart of Western Sydney, Western Sydney Parklands is a place for people of all backgrounds to meet, celebrate, learn, play, exercise and appreciate our beautiful natural environment. Only a 15 minute drive from Holiday Inn Parramatta, makes a great day out for the whole family. Entry to Western Sydney Parklands sites is free and is open every day of the year!

Set across Blacktown, Liverpool and Fairfield local government areas, the Parklands includes extensive walking and cycling tracks, award-winning playgrounds, world-class sporting and recreation venues, urban farms and a mountain bike trail. Covering 5280 hectares, it stretches 27 kilometres from Quakers Hill in the north to Leppington in the south. This huge green corridor is part of a long-term vision by the NSW Government for contemporary urban living in Western Sydney. The facilities are here for everyone to enjoy.
Visit the Western Sydney Parklands to find out more by clicking here.

Parramatta Row Boats

Parramatta Row Boats

Located on the shores of Lake Parramatta, row boats line the bank against a picturesque Parramatta Park. A quiet retreat with the family only minutes from the bustling centre of Parramatta CBD, Parramatta Rowboats offer Rowboats, Pedal Boats, Canoes, Kayaks and Stand Up Boards hire for family and singles alike. This equipment can be hired on the beautiful lake which friends & family can enjoy the clean and calm reservoir without the worry of rough water and tides/current making it very easy to pedal or row your way to a fun experience. A family favourite are the pedal boats which can hold up to 2 adults and 2 children with no experience needed! Lake Parramatta Reserve is open every day of the year. The main entrance is accessed from Lackey Street off Bourke Street in North Parramatta, with entry gates opening at 6.30am and closing at 5.30pm (7.30pm during daylight saving). Public transport is available via Bus609 (nearest stop on Bourke Street. To plan your trip visit www.transportnsw.info or call 131 500.

Sydney Olympic Park

The Sydney Olympic Park, home to the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games has lived on through the years and has become a thriving entertainment and business district in the west of Sydney.

The complex hosts anything from sports to concerts to the annual Royal Sydney Easter Show. During sporting seasons, the Park is a popular venue for state, national and even international sporting events, particularly basketball, rugby, soccer. If your sporting interests extend past rugby and soccer, the Sydney Olympic Park also hosts BMX, archery, indoor handle and skateboarding. Whether you wish to rent the venues to hone your own skills or your teams, there is something for every sporting fan and budding athlete to enjoy.

Not only does this complex host sporting events but music and entertainment as well. From huge international acts such as Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Santana or Andre Rieau to local artists at huge music festivals, there is never a shortage of concerts at the Sydney Olympic Park. Some entertainment options offered at Sydney Olympic Park include food festivals, international film festivals and comedy events.

For those that wish to visit the Sydney Olympic park away from the buzz of sporting events or concerts, there are a huge range of culinary experiences to enjoy for every taste and budget. Anything from sushi, steak, Italian or Thai is available. We recommending ending the night right with a nightcap at the world class bars and pubs on offer, whether you are looking for a chic cocktail bar or relaxed pub, you’ll find something to suit your taste.

Elizabeth Farm

Our visit to the gorgeous Elizabeth Farm! The beautiful gardens and historical house make for a beautiful afternoon out in Parramatta, or a hands-on learning experience about history for the kids! Built in 1793, Elizabeth farm is one of the few examples of early Australian colonial bungalows in historic Parramatta. Once home to John and Elizabeth Macarthur, wool industry pioneers, the farm is now a museum open to the public. Enjoy an interactive historical experience, talk a walk through the lush gardens or bring the kids along for a ‘Colonial Kids At Work And Play’ event, where they can dress up in colonial attire and engage in colonial experiences.

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