A 20-minute walk from Mrs Banks Hotel, Royal Randwick is the jewel in the crown of Sydney racing. The next race meetings are on 21 September, 2, 5 and 9 October. 19 October is The Everest (the world’s richest race on turf). November 2 is Golden Eagle Day and November 9 is Golden Gift Ladies Day.
Just a 7-minute walk from Mrs Banks Hotel, no other space boasts a larger line-up of sporting and entertainment events than the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust venues. Check out the scheduled matches for Test Cricket, One-Day Cricket, T20 Cricket, AFL, NRL, Super Rugby and A-League games as well as concerts such as U2 in November.
The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park
Just a 15-minute walk from Mrs Banks Hotel is the twice weekly Cambridge Markets, Fratelli Fresh, Hoyts cinemas, many eating venues . Close by is The Hordern Pavilion which hosts many popular gigs. Check these out at www.venues.playbillvenues.com.au
Paddington Town Hall
The Paddington Town Hall is a heritage-listed former town hall located just 2 minutes from Mrs Banks Boutique Hotel, in Oxford Street. The foundation stone was laid in 1890 by Sir Henry Parkes who is known as the Father of Federation. The building remains a distinctive example of Victorian architecture. Today the building is a setting for a wide variety of events. It is especially exciting for our guests who love to shop as the building hosts regular sales events by various companies, fashion designers or groups of labels.
At the Capitol Theatre, Haymarket in the City. From 20 August. Starring talented entertainers including Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Alinta Chidzey and Casey Donovan.
Hidden Oasis off Oxford Street
Our neighbour! The Paddington Reservoir Gardens, located on the corner of Oatley Road & Oxford Street, 100 metres from Mrs Banks Hotel. A true oasis with interesting history. The site was part of the original water supply to a young Sydney from 1866. Now restored and beautifully landscaped, the gardens are free and open to the public. 251-255 Oxford Street.
A visit to Bondi is a must! Explore the beach, visit Bondi Junction, learn to surf, do the Bondi to Coogee walk. There is a regular bus service from Bondi which passes the Hotel and goes to (and from) Circular Quay in the city.