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Observatory Travel and Accommodation

The AAO will book your accommodation in Sydney on your behalf. Please note that the AAO will only book accommodation for remote observers. All visiting observers will need to arrange their own travel bookings and car hire. The tables below show hotels used by observers and guests of the AAO.

Please advise the AAO of the details for your next observing run. Use our Observer Travel Notification Form.
Please see the Travel between Sydney and Coonabarabran page for information on travel arrangements.
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Accommodation


Accommodation in Sydney varies in price and location, depending on whether you wish to stay in the city, near the North Ryde premises, Epping laboratory or close to the airport. Listed below is Sydney Accommodation grouped by type and locality.

These locations are divided as such:
On-site Accommodation at AAO headquarters
Self-Catered accommodation in Epping/Marsfield/North Ryde Region
Hotels in North Ryde/Epping Region
Student Colleges in Marsfield Region
Hotels in Sydney Centre
Hotels near Sydney Airport

Prices in the tables below are inclusive of GST, per room per night, and are subject to change. Please call hotel at the number provided to confirm costs.

On-site Accommodation


Name, Address, Phone
Distance to AAO, North Ryde
Cost per Night
Check In/Out Times
Available Transport
Other Information

Quest Apartments

58-62 Delhi Rd, North Ryde

Phone: +61 2 8899 8888

Quest North Ryde Hotel

Across the road

 

$192.00 if booked by AAO

Check-in: 2:00pm

Check-out: 10:00am

Within walking distance

Price excludes internet & parking


Self-Catered accommodation in Epping/Marsfield/North Ryde Region

Name, Address, Phone
Distance to AAO, North Ryde
Cost per Night
Check In/Out Times
Available Transport
Other Information

Lane Cove Tourist Park

Plassey Rd, Macquarie Park

Phone: +61 2 9888 9133 

Lane Cove Tourist Park

0.8 km

$135

Check-in: 2:00pm

Check-out: 10:00am

Within walking distance

Internet not included.

Internet not available through entire park.

 

North Ryde Accommodation House

22 David Ave, North Ryde

Phone: +61 0478 198 133

Rooms/Facilites : North Ryde Guest House

2.9 km

$68 - $132

Check-in: 2:00pm

Check-out: 10:30am

Walk to Epping Rd Bus Stop (851m) Or Walk to Macquarie Park Train station (1 km)

Internet & Parking Included


Hotels in North Ryde/Epping Region

Name, Address, Phone
Distance to AAO, North Ryde
Cost per Night
Check In/Out Times
Available Transport
Other Information

Charrington Hotel

22 Centennial Ave, Chatswood

Phone: +61 2 9419 8461

The Charrington Hotel of Chatswood

4.3 km

$99 -$124

Check-in: 2:00pm

Check-out: 11:00am

Walk to Bus Stop on Fuller/Jenkins Rd (399m)

Or Walk to Chatswood Train Station (442m)

Some rooms with free high speed internet

The Ranch Hotel
Cnr Epping & Herring Roads
Marsfield
Phone: +61 2 9887 2411
http://www.theranch.com.au

3.6km

$130 (Mon-Thur)
$110 (Fri-Sat)
$100 (Sun)

Check-in: 2:00pm

>Check-out: 10:00am

Walk to Macquarie University Train Station (635m) or

Walk to Bus Stop on Herring or Epping Rd

All rooms with double bed and single bed. Max 3 persons per room

Stamford Grand North Ryde
Cnr Epping & Herring Roads
North Ryde
Phone: +61 2 9888 1077
http://www.stamford.com.au/sgnr

3.6km

Executive Suite $230 - $250

Government rates may apply if booked by AAO.

Check-in: 3:00pm

Check-out: 11:00am

Walk to Macquarie University Train Station (635m) or

Walk to Bus Stops on Herring or Epping Rd

Breakfast & internet NOT included

Travelodge North Ryde
81 Talavera Rd
North Ryde
Phone: +61 2 8874 5200
http://www.travelodge.com.au/travelodge-macquarie-north-ryde-hotel/home

4 km

From $141

Check-in: 2:00pm

Check-out: 10:00am

Walk to Epping Rd Bus Stop (851m) or

Walk to Macquarie Park Train Station (1km)

Booking via their web page will give you a discounted price

Macquarie University Accommodation (including student Colleges)

Name, Address, Phone
Distance to AAO, North Ryde
Cost per Night
Check In/Out Times
Available Transport
Other Information
Sir Robert Menzies College
136 Herring Road
North Ryde
Phone: +61 2 9936 6000
http://www.mq.edu.au/rmc

4.8km

Room $80 - $127

Flat $100 - $112

Check-in: 1:00pm

Check-out: 9:00am

Walk to Waterloo Rd Bus Stops or

Walk to Macquarie University Station (14m)

Free Internet Access

Includes 3 meals a day, bed linen and towels


Hotels in Sydney Centre


For a list of hotels in Sydney Centre, see http://www.wotif.com/hotels/australia-cbd-hotels.html


Hotels near Sydney Airport


For a list of hotels near Sydney Airport, see http://www.wotif.com/hotels/australia-sydney-airport-hotels.html