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The 9 Best Boutique Hotels in the Eastern Suburbs

After a day of soaking up the sun down at Bondi and a spot of shopping at The Intersection in Paddington, there’s nothing better than falling into a freshly turned-down bed. Sydney’s East is home to a range of accommodation, from stylish inner-city pads to beachside bungalows. Check in at one of these boutique hotels in the Eastern Suburbs.

Hotel Challis

Boutique in size with charming interiors, Hotel Challis spans two restored terraces in Potts Point. The hotel is perfect as it is only a short walk from Kings Cross station and it’s surrounded by restaurant and bars. All rooms feature premium bedding, free wi-fi access, digital LCD TV’s and ensuite bathroom with toiletries.

21-23 Challis Avenue, Potts Point

Spicers Potts Point

Luxurious in look and feel, Spicers Potts Point has 20 rooms and suites for guests to unwind in. Positioned on leafy Victoria Street, the hotel is within walking distance to restaurants, cafes and the harbour. For the ultimate stay book their largest room, the Victoria Terrace Suite, and enjoy breakfast on your own private terrace.

120-124 Victoria Street, Potts Point

Hotel Ravesis

Bringing plush and coastal style together, Hotel Ravesis’ two floors of designer accommodation will have you in holiday-mode. In-room massages, beach towel hire and surfboard storage, this beachfront establishment removes all the hassle of beach holidays so you can focus solely on relaxing and the surf. Make the most of your stay by heading downstairs to the bar and restaurant.

118 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach

Mrs Banks

Originally built in 1914 as a bank, the hotel has gone through quite the transformation, yet still retains its heritage. Cafés, bars, shops and restaurants surround Paddington’s Mrs Banks and all the rooms have air-conditioning, Nespresso coffee machines, rain showers, smart TV’s and free Wi-Fi. As an added bonus, breakfast is included. Yes!

259 Oxford Street, Paddington

The Hughenden

Originally built in 1876, The Hughenden is a beautifully restored Victorian home that has been converted into a boutique accommodation. The rooms are quaint and cosy, offering accommodation to suit groups of up to four. For the foodies amongst us, be sure to dine at 14 Queen – it’s an all-day destination. Otherwise Parterre is only steps away.

14 Queen Street, Woollahra

Jet Flamingo

Less than 100m from Bondi Beach and suitable for groups of 12-16, Jet Flamingo’s Rockstar, Luxe and Beach House Villa’s are all kitted out to help you get into the Bondi vibe. The villas boast large bedrooms with 5-star amenities, indoor/outdoor living areas, media rooms and free of charge access to surfboards, skateboards and bicycles. What’s not to love!

110 Roscoe Street, Bondi Beach

QT Bondi

The ultimate beachside retreat, QT Bondi has 69 studios and suites featuring art and all the mod cons you could want, along with views of the city or sea. If you’re planning to plant yourself on the beach for the duration of your holiday, this is the hotel for you. When you need a break, check out Bondi’s bustling bars and restaurants.

6 Beach Road, Bondi

Larmont Sydney by Lancemore

The Larmont in Potts Point provides guests with panoramic harbour and city views from the comfort of a contemporary, urban hotel. With the interiors designed by award-winning Hassall Studio, you can expect the 103 rooms to be spacious, stylish and include all the mod-cons; Bose SoundTouch speakers, Apple TV and ultra-fast Wi-Fi

.2-14 Kings Cross Road, Potts Point

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is as ‘Sydney’ as it gets. While the sunsets, seafood platters and refreshing wine list draws the locals in summer, hotel guests have the added benefits of popping upstairs to their room for a little peace and quiet. Treat yourself and upgrade to the Harbour Loft rooms and suites for their chic furnishings and panoramic views.

1 Military Road (corner of Marine Parade), Watsons Bay