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UNBEATABLE LOCATION TO ENJOY ALL SYDNEY HAS TO OFFER!

Toni and Stephen

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Toni and Stephen

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2014
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UNBEATABLE LOCATION TO ENJOY ALL SYDNEY HAS TO OFFER!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Sydney CBD Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

We have redecorated!! Please check out our new pictures!!

Well located 1 bedroom apartment with city view glimpses, in the famous Top of The Town building in Sydney's Darlinghurst. Superbly positioned mid-way between the cafes and boutiques of Potts Point and the bars and restaurants of Oxford Street, with all the nightlife of Kings Cross at your doorstep. This security building has a 24 hour concierge, gym, sauna and a pool with views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

This comfortable unit (approx 660 square feet or 61 square metres) has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, a full kitchen, internal laundry, cable TV, DVD player and wifi. It also has a sofa bed in the lounge room for additional guests. The unit is tastefully decorated with historical images of Sydney and mementos from our own travels. It is the perfect location from which to explore Sydney, as many landmarks are within walking distance of the apartment. Rail transport to other major attractions, including the airport, is closeby, with Kings Cross station only 200 metres away. Coles supermarket is 150m away.

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We also have another, larger apartment available in this building, on a higher floor with spectacular views. Please see our listing at VRBO #267269

Keywords: Flat, unit, condo, studio

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Toni and Stephen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Why Toni and Stephen chose Sydney CBD

Fantastic location for enjoying all Sydney has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The bed is comfortable, the location great, and Nat, the concierge, helpful.
Jan 2013
  • 1 of 2

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.6
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Unbeatable Location to Enjoy All Sydney Has to Offer!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 16 reviews
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Unbeatable Location to Enjoy All Sydney Has to Offer!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411687vb
+61 -434563111
Sydney CBD Sydney City
Kanata, Ontario, Canada

Great location in a lively neighbourhood!

  • of 5
Great location in a lively neighbourhood!
We stayed at Top of the Town for nine nights in September. The location is excellent with public transportation via bus or train within close walking distance--just a few subway stations to CBD. There are a variety of shops on the street, including the large Coles grocery store which has an abundance of choice. The neighbourhood is alive with young people and lots of different bars and restaurants from which to choose.
The apartment is located in a very secure building with a concierge on-site. There is a small gym and pool available. The unit itself is not large but well arranged with comfortable furnishings, including a sofabed. There is a large TV monitor with plenty of channels to select. The wifi is reliable and fast. The kitchen equipment is in good working order and there is sufficient kitchenware for eating in and preparing simple meals. There are plenty of condiments and sundry supplies which are very welcomed when travelling, along with the ensuite laundry facilities. The washroom has a generous shower and good water pressure.
The bedroom is a good size, with plenty of storage and good lighting for reading. Having an accordion door allows guests to close off the bedroom and still continue to enjoy the living room space.
Our hosts, Toni and Stephen, were very prompt in responding to our reservation request, as well as in providing an excellent information package regarding the unit, instructions for the various equipment, and suggestions for attractions and local restaurants. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend the apartment to others looking for a comfortable accommodation in a very central location.
Of note is that there was ongoing construction nearby. Best to check with the hosts regarding the status of current construction during work hours if that is a concern.
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unbeatable Location to Enjoy All Sydney Has to Offer!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411687vb
+61 -434563111
Sydney CBD Sydney City
5

Great flat in great location

  • 5 of 5
My adult daughter and I stayed in Stephen and Toni's flat for five nights. The location is very convenient to the metro, and we found we could easily get everywhere we needed to go - for example, 20 minutes to the Sydney Opera House. The neighbourhood is safe, interesting and offers many excellent restaurants and great shopping along nearby Oxford St. The apartment itself is clean, spacious and comfortable. We didn't use the kitchen as much as we thought we would, as the restaurants were too tempting, but it is fully equipped. Having a washer and dryer was also very handy. We had an evening flight out of Sydney, and were able to store our bags with the concierge after check-out. We would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Unbeatable Location to Enjoy All Sydney Has to Offer!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411687vb
+61 -434563111
Sydney CBD Sydney City
Carmel, IN/US
4

Great condo in Sydney

  • 4 of 5
We spent 5 nights at The Top of the Town and found it to be a convenient location to exploring Sydney. You do have quite a walk to the Harbor, The Rocks and several parks, but Sydney is large.

The condo is in the King's Cross area and the subway is a block away. Coles Supermarket is across the street and has everything you need for dining in. We found the area safe.

The condo building is secure and has a concierge 24 hrs/day. Always very courteous and helpful. The condo was just the right size for the two of us. The bed was very comfortable and the furnishings were in very good shape. Never figured out how to use the oven, but Stephen, the owner, who lives in the building, was very responsive when I couldn't figure out the cooktop and how to work the balcony louvers. It is very quiet when the balcony doors are closed- a great feature in a major city. Stephen did mention they plan to renovate by removing the louver panels and installing soundproof glass. That would give you a great view of downtown Sydney. They are also planning to add black out drapes which would help late sleepers.

Would definitely recommend this condo. If you have the time, explore some of the neighborhoods around the area. Very eclectic and the parks are a great respite. Stephen and Toni recommended restaurants in the area and were great to work with through the entire process.
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Unbeatable Location to Enjoy All Sydney Has to Offer!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411687vb
+61 -434563111
Sydney CBD Sydney City
4

Great Kings Cross apartment

  • 4 of 5
We stayed here for 4 nights after a cruise that ended in Sydney and enjoyed it very much. This apartment was well equipped with everything you could need. Nice furnishings that were comfortable to sit on inside but the chairs on the patio were a bit wobbly. Large unit. We had 3 adults in the unit and had plenty of room. We cooked in every night to save money and the only kitchen item lacking was an ice cream scoop. Owners were very responsive to questions before and after we booked the unit. Location was convenient to trains and buses, grocery store was just down the block and there were plenty of cafes to choose from nearby if you wanted to eat out. Reasons I am not giving 5 stars are, there was a lot of traffic noise if you opened the balcony door for fresh air, so we kept it closed and the air conditioning on. The bathroom floor tile grout looked in need of a good scrubbing, but other than that the unit was very clean, and would have liked to have a couple of suitcase stands to put our luggage on. I would highly recommend the unit to anyone visiting Sydney.
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dianna for taking the time to write your kind review. Sorry about the ice cream scope and the noise ( they starting demolishing the building across the road which has now been completed)
Safe travels Stephen
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Unbeatable Location to Enjoy All Sydney Has to Offer!
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4

Brilliant location, clean and cosy accommodation

  • 4 of 5
We had a fabulous weekend. The location is superb and the apartment is very accessible to some great bars, cafes, pubs and other attractions. Getting around was really easy and the apartment made a great base.

Door staff were friendly and helpful. The complex is not huge and we never had to wait for an elevator.

The apartment was clean and comfortable. It was furnished in a lovely fashion and had all the creature comforts. The bed was super comfy and the bed furnishings were great quality.

There were plenty of provisions, including some things we didn't really expect (lots of condiments, paper towels, cleaning products, power boards, USB adaptors etc).

If I have to state a couple of negatives... the fixed louvres on the patio weren't adjustable and it made the balcony feel a bit like a gaol. Some block-out blinds would have been welcome when trying to sleep in after a couple of big nights out. Also, the extraction fan in the bathroom doesn't seem to work (which is not so great the morning after one of the fabulous currys from across the road).

Negatives aside (and they were far outweighed by the positives!), it was a lovely stay!

I would recommend the apartment to anyone. The only regret is we didn't get to give the sauna and plunge-pool a go.

Thanks again!
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Unbeatable Location to Enjoy All Sydney Has to Offer!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411687vb
+61 -434563111
Sydney CBD Sydney City
5

We are blown away, just like being at home

  • 5 of 5
This was the end of a 25 day trip and after all that time we were a bit frazzled. We felt like we had come home, comfortable bed, living room TV, great internet, even basic condiments in the fridge and cabinets. We did not cook but did make breakfast every day in the excellent kitchen. We had wine and cheese every night on the terrace overlooking the city. We washed our clothes in the in unit washer dryer and generally unwound. That said, we were only a block from the Kings Cross railroad station and the hop on hop off bus. We even walked from Paddy's Market in Chinatown back to the apartment (not recommended unless you really like to walk). Even though we only spread the cleaning fee over 3 days, our cost per day was less than the Holiday Inn or the Mercure one block away. The owners have posted some very good picture and if anything they do not do it justice. It is even better than what you see. We ate at restaurants in the neighborhood all 3 nights and were satisfied each time. We splurged on TasteVin, directly across the street on our last nigh and it was great. Everything was clean and functioned as expected. We could have stayed here a month.
  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Frank
Thank you for your kind review and for taking the time to write it. I must admit that your walk from China Town to the apartment is a good walk. Taste de vin is also my favourite French Restraunt in the neighbour hood.

Safe travels

Stephen and Toni.

Map

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Sydney Opera House
Nearest Point of Interest
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Nearest Point of Interest
Coca Cola sign at Kings Cross
Nearest Point of Interest
Taylor Square on Oxford Street
Nearest Point of Interest
El Alamein Fountain at Kings Cross

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From AU$130 Per night

Sydney CBD Apartment Rental Rates

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Amenities

Amenities

Sydney CBD Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Monument View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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