If you are heading to Sydney for Sydney Carnival, or one of the many other cool events on the Royal Randwick calendar (racing related or not) it can be a time heavy exercise trying to find a decently located place to stay that doesn’t require you to have a trust fund. We’ve trawled the AirBnB and found you the best pads in the vicinity that’ll leave you with leftover money for a flutter, drinks, and street food. But get in early as these probably won’t stick around long for your dates.
This garden view gem in Queens Park is just around the corner from Royal Randwick (you could practically walk) is $370 all up based on two night weekend stay for two people.
Where better to stay for a racing weekend at Royal Randwick than in Randwick itself? This gorgeous find has the double benefit of being close to Coogee, so you’re in easy reach of a pre-race day swim if it takes your fancy. It will set you back $359 for a two night weekend stay for two people.
How about having your very own veggie patch and chicken coop for a weekend and fantasizing you live in a country homestead? This Randwick pad is conveniently close to the racecourse and is a bargain at just $505 for four people based on a two night weekend stay. That’s only $63 a night each!
Stay in Surry Hills and you can take advantage of the integrated travel offer that comes with your ticket (see the bottom of this article for full details). You’ll be in prime position with Sydney’s best bars and restaurants on your doorstep, the perfect place for an adventure after the last race. Two people can stay for $392 over a weekend but be quick…
This gorgeous Bronte one bedder is just ten minutes in an Uber to Royal Randwick, so you have the added benefit of having that stunning beach at your fingertips for the rest of the weekend. The cost? $427 all up for two people staying two nights over a weekend.
This renovated Bronte studio is a steal at just $332 for a two night weekend stay for two people. See above entry for the reasons Bronte is a great option – not that you need more convincing!
Bronte, again. Well it is the best after all. Another steal at just $323 all up for 2 nights over a weekend for two people.
**All prices were correct at the time of writing.
What else are you going to do while you’re in Sydney for the races? Here’s five good ideas to get you started.