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Parramatta, NSW, Australia
5 Aug — 6 Aug2
Parramatta, NSW, Australia
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Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Parramatta:$278/night
Cheapest price found:$50/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$131 - $300
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$147 - $209
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About Parramatta

Just 23 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD, Parramatta is a colourful hub of food, culture and colonial history. It sits on the banks of the Parramatta River and is essentially a city within a city. Most of the action is centred around its modern CBD, anchored by a lively dining precinct known as Eat Street. If you’re looking for a vibrant and affordable alternative to Sydney, Parramatta is a great bet.

Things to do in Parramatta

Parramatta supports a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and there’s no better place to soak it up than the Riverside Theatre. It’s one of Sydney’s premier performing arts centres, hosting everything from comedy and drama to ballet and contemporary dance.

It may not have The Rocks, but there’s still plenty of history to soak up in Parramatta. The NSW Lancers Memorial Museum is housed in heritage listed barracks, while Hambledon Cottage and Elizabeth Farm offer a fascinating glimpse at colonial Australia.

For a dose of retail therapy, head to Westfield Parramatta, one of Australia’s largest malls. If you crave fresh air and open space, Lake Parramatta Reserve has 73 hectares of bushland and parkland to explore.

In Parramatta, you’ll find a wide array of food offerings. You can splurge at a fine dining restaurant on upmarket Phillip Street, or head to Church Street for a smorgasbord of international cuisine.

Getting around Parramatta

Parramatta lies to the west of the Sydney CBD, with both the drive and train ride taking around 40 minutes. Ferries also run between Circular Quay and Parramatta Wharf, with the scenic 50-minute route passing by riverfront suburbs, wetlands and the iconic Sydney Olympic Park. Free shuttle buses operate in the city centre, which makes it easy to explore the downtown area.

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  • What is the best place in Parramatta for bars and restaurants?

    Parramatta is well known for its many restaurants and bars. Located in Sydney’s western suburbs, it combines a big-city vibe with a suburban lifestyle. You can book almost any accommodation in Parramatta and be virtually surrounded by bars and eateries. Two of the most popular bars that also have really good menus are BAR 30 & Bistro and Parramatta Leagues Club. The latter is famous for its wide choice of barbecue meals. For highly rated burgers in town to go with a few drinks, head to The Brewery Bar + Kitchen, at Sydney Olympic Park. There’s also The Winston, which is smaller and a popular hangout among locals, as well as Bacar Restaurant & Bar if you want something more upmarket. If you’re a bit of a foodie or just enjoy a night out with some good food and drink, book at Parramatta hotels like Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday in Parramatta?

    If you’re holidaying with your kids and looking for family-friendly things to do in Parramatta, you can start with one of the numerous playgrounds in the region. There’s the park at the Douglass Avenue Reserve, one at Thomas Wemyss Park and another at Buruwang Park. A very popular indoor play centre is ChouChou Bebe Adventure. For aquatic fun, go to Wenty Pools, with its fountains and slides. Gallery Gardens is an outdoor adventure playground, with rope bridges to cross and other thrills. There’s also the Marshmallow Kids Cafe play centre, in Castle Hill. Finally, there’s the indoor Ultimate Family Entertainment Centre, which is one of the largest of its kind in Australia. An example of family-friendly hotels in Parramatta is Mercure Sydney Parramatta.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Parramatta?

    You don’t have to look far for interesting things to see in Parramatta. If you enjoy the outdoors, head to the Parramatta walking tracks or the Parramatta Riverside Walk. The latter is lined with murals showcasing the indigenous history of the region, created by an Aboriginal Ngemba artist. Lake Parramatta Reserve offers swimming, row boats, picnicking and bushland walks. If you enjoy cycling, you can go for a ride on the scenic Parramatta Heritage Ride or take on something more challenging like the Parramatta Valley Cycleway. At night, the LED lightshow at Barry Wilde Bridge is well worth seeing. Here, you can choose a hotel like Nesuto Parramatta.

  • What are the best places to stay for historical Australian landmarks?

    Parramatta contains some of Australia's most historical landmarks. Prime amongst them is Old Government House, which is one of the 11 Australian convict sites that make up a single UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s famous for being one of the oldest public buildings in Australia. If you’re a flower enthusiast, next door you’ll find the Rumsey Rose Garden, with its precious assemblage of rare, heritage roses. You can also visit the first ever successful grain farm in Australia, now a preserved historical site, at Experiment Farm Cottage. Or go to one of the oldest homesteads in Australia, Elizabeth Farm, which is where the country’s wool industry was established. Other historical attractions include St. John’s Cathedral, in Church Street, Lennox Bridge and Lancer Barracks. We can recommend plenty of Parramatta accommodation near these sites, such as Rydges Parramatta.

  • What are the best hotels in Parramatta?

    1,288 reviews rated Novotel Sydney Parramatta with an average score of 7.4/10. It may also be worth looking into the Holiday Inn Parramatta, which received a rating of 8.2/10 from 1,237 reviews. Parkside Apartments could also be a good option, with a score of 8.0/10 from 64 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Parramatta Park?

    With a rating of 8.4/10 from 2,795 reviews, PARKROYAL Parramatta is a hotel close to Parramatta Park that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Parramatta near Parramatta Stadium?

    PARKROYAL Parramatta is a hotel near Parramatta Stadium that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.4 from 2,795 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Parramatta Railway Station?

    If you’re planning to stay near Parramatta Railway Station, you should consider PARKROYAL Parramatta, which has a score of 8.4 from 2,795 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Parramatta cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Parramatta has been around $229 per night over the last 3 days. For a 5-star hotel in Parramatta, the average price is around $300/night, depending on your dates. The average price of a 4-star hotel is $228/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Parramatta?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Parramatta hotels have prices starting from as low as $53/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates. For the weekend of 5 Aug. to 7 Aug. specifically, prices in Parramatta are around $84 per night or higher.

  • How much is a hotel in Parramatta tonight?

    A hotel in Parramatta tonight can start as low as $78 for the night, with an average cost of $190, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. For a 4-star hotel in Parramatta tonight, prices start from $169.