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Medusa Hotel 4.0

Paddington and Darlinghurst, Sydney, Greater Sydney

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  • Located in the Darlinghurst, near restaurants and nightlife
  • Rooms each have small kitchenettes that include a microwave, minibar, sink and coffeemaker
  • Bathrooms feature high-end Aveda bath products
  • Bedside Lindt chocolates and fresh croissants in the lobby
  • Guests have free access to a nearby fitness center and pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • The Grand Room has a fireplace and pretty gilded ceilings


  • No on-site pool or fitness center, but guests can swim or workout at nearby facilities for free
  • Floors in some of the older bathrooms are worn
  • No on-site restaurant, but nearby restaurants and cafes abound
  • Fee for Wi-Fi, and guests are charged for using the computer in the business center

Bottom Line

Medusa Hotel is a quirky, 18-room boutique hotel with artsy flair. It has the look and feel of a converted house, with a cozy fireplace in the lobby and a painting that depicts the property's namesake. Rooms are on the small side, but have a contemporary look with bright accent walls, muted geometric patterns, and modern platform beds. Each room has a kitchenette that features a microwave, coffeemaker, and minibar, and flat-screen TVs are accompanied by DVD players and small stereo systems. All-white bathrooms are basic but functional and come stocked with Aveda bath products. Amenities are few: no pool, fitness center or restaurant, and a one-computer business center. There is a small outdoor courtyard with a slender, decorative pool, however, and guests get free access to a nearby swimming pool and gym. The Darlinghurst location is within walking distance of the bars and clubs in Kings Cross and on Oxford Street.

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In the Darlinghurst, near happening nightlife

Medusa Hotel is located in northern Darlinghurst, within walking distance of Oxford Street, Sydney's most popular nightlife area. It's also within walking distance of Kings Cross Station, and the bars and restaurants in Pott's Point.

Sydney is Australia's most populous city and its cultural hub. Festivals, theater, fashion, and a famous opera house can all be found here, along with the retail and restaurants that naturally accompany them. The weather is excellent, with an average of 300 sunny days a year, and beaches are within a short drive from the city center.

  • 17-minute drive from Sydney Airport
  • 5-minute walk to Kings Cross Railway Station
  • 5-minute walk to restaurants, galleries and bars
  • 6-minute drive to Hyde Park
  • 8-minute drive to Royal Botanic Gardens
  • 8-minute drive to shopping at The Galerias Victoria
  • 9-minute drive to St. George OpenAir Cinema
  • 9-minute drive to Circular Quay
  • 9-minute drive to Theatre Royal
  • 10-minute drive to The Rocks
  • 10-minute drive to the Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 10-minute drive to Sydney Aquarium
  • 12-minute drive to Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • 12-minute drive to Australian National Maritime Museum
  • 12-minute drive to the Powerhouse Museum
  • 13-minute drive to Centennial Park
  • 14-minute drive to Sydney Opera House
  • 14-minute drive to Bondi Beach
  • 15-minute drive to Bronte Beach
  • 15-minute drive to Tamarama Beach
  • 44-minute drive to Botany Bay National Park

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267 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst, Sydney 2010, Australia


6 (129) 331-2881

Room Types

  • Deluxe Room
  • Grand Room

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