All you need to know about Sydney

Tips for staying in Sydney


Sydney is serviced by the Inner West Light Rail which provides fast connections across the city. The city also has multiple, reliable bus services operating, and integrated tickets (known as Opal cards) operate on government and private bus routes, making getting from A to B by bus very straightforward. For international arrivals, Sydney Airport services 46 international destinations, meaning you can fly right into the city with ease and catch a connection directly to your Sydney serviced apartment.


As can be expected for an Australian city, January is Sydney’s hottest month, with an average temperature of 23 C. In July the average temperature drops to 13 C, and the wettest month is March. Generally speaking, Sydney has a warm climate year round, meaning its many beaches and quaysides can be enjoyed almost any time of year.

Facts about Sydney

The capital of New South Wales, Australia, Sydney has a population of over 5 million inhabitants. Sydney is ranked 11th in the world for economic opportunity, and is also known to be one of the most expensive cities in the world. It continues to draw millions of tourists annually, and business travellers are flocking to the city to engage with the many business opportunities the city presents – meaning the number of serviced apartments in Sydney continues to grow.


Sydney, though not Australia’s capital, has the largest economy in the country. Sydney is also a leading financial hub in the Asia-Pacific region, and is home to the Australian Stock Exchange and the Reserve Bank of Australia. As previously mentioned, sights such as the Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour and Lunar Park draw in millions of tourists to the city – meaning tourism generates over $20 billion to the New South Wales economy every year.

The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge

Why choose a serviced apartment in Sydney with SilverDoor?

SilverDoor Apartments are the leading providers of Sydney serviced apartments and apartments across the world. With an extensive history of providing serviced apartments to countless clients (and with an excellent Trustpilot rating), we have the expertise and professional acumen to ensure your needs and requirements are met time and time again. We have many large business clients who return to us regularly to arrange their corporate accommodation, which speaks volumes in itself.

As well as being able to source apartments almost anywhere in the world (and at short notice if necessary), we also have a wide and varied portfolio of serviced apartments in Sydney at our disposal. Unlike hotels, which are limited in their locations, serviced apartment buildings are spread throughout cities, meaning there are often many available properties within easy reach of your business meetings and events. 

To assist our talented team members, we maintain excellent relationships with our property partners, meaning we can source information and arrange special requests with ease. Furthermore, many of our team members stay in the apartments we promote, meaning we can provider deeper, first-hand expertise to better tailor our recommendations to your needs.

Begin your journey to Australia with us – book your serviced apartments in Sydney today with SilverDoor Apartments. Call us directly to receive exemplary, personalised and friendly service.

What is a serviced apartment?

A serviced apartment provides the best of both worlds: high quality hotel standard services, and private, spacious rented accommodation. This combination is ideal for those travelling on business, as it allows for complete flexibility of your schedule.

Unlike a bustling hotel, serviced apartments in Sydney are set within quiet, dedicated buildings. Apartments are spacious and separated, meaning you can truly unwind in your space without the ongoing intrusions a hotel typically features. You can even arrange your housekeeping service to visit your residence when you are out, meaning you won’t be disturbed at all during your stay. 

What is the best way to travel around Sydney?

When travelling to Australia for a business trip it is important to make sure that you plan your travel and transport to get around Sydney effectively. There are plenty of easily accessible roadways, walking, and cycling paths but the metropolitan area in particular contains a great range of public transport options. If you are in the heart of Sydney and need to get to a to destination quickly then there is plenty of options including buses which regularly run through the city, train systems, metro rail and ferries. To use Sydney's transport network you can either pay by contactless credit card, debit card or mobile device or purchase an Opal Card. This is the best way to get around the city as it gives you access to all avenues of public transport within Sydney. There are daily and weekly caps on the Opal network, therefore you can travel as much as you want within the opal network boundaries and you'll never pay more than the capped fare. 

Opal cards can be found in train stations and the domestic and international airport. For more information, visit 

On your business trip to Sydney you can make travelling more efficient by connecting transport routes together. You can take the train network or City Circle Tram and link up with the harbour ferries at Circular Quay, the Central Station, and the retail precinct near Town Hall Station.

The NightRide bus services become the most popular mode of transport between midnight and 4:30am. Here are some of the key bus routes in Sydney...

333 – Connecting Circular Quay to Bondi 

B1 – Wynyard to Mona Vale 

373 – Connecting Museum to Coogee 

380 - Watsons Bay to Bondi Junction 


Water Taxis Combined: 02 9555 8888 

V.I.P Water Taxis: 0418 847 777   

Majestic Water Taxi: 0439 625 377 


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do serviced apartments in Sydney have a minimum stay?

    Yes. However, the minimum length of stay is dependent on each individual serviced apartment in Sydney. Questions about minimum stays are frequently asked and here at SilverDoor we try our very best to find the right property for you. Through any enquiry process about length of stays we will help you every step of the way, however, in Sydney depending on the serviced apartment we may struggle to find availability for reservations of under 4 nights. In light of this our expert team will still try our best to handle any minimum stay requests or queries you may have. 

  • Are there any pet friendly serviced apartments in Sydney?

    Our range of serviced apartments in Sydney have been selected because of their versatility, privacy, quality and convenience – all of which makes for a successful business trip to the city. There are lot's of serviced accommodations in Sydney that are pet friendly. SilverDoor are one of the best at sourcing the top serviced apartments within Sydney that have a vast array of facilities including giving you the opportunity to bring pets. There is no better provider to approach for the service, expertise, and understanding we can offer. 

    Kula Sydney Macquarie Park Mooltan is a serviced apartment in Sydney only 4 kilometres from the nearest train station. Not only does this property have on-site amenities such as a fitness centre and swimming pool but this serviced apartment is also pet-friendly. This stunning property allows you to bring a pet if organised via prior arrangement meaning you can really get comfortable in where your staying. Veriu Broadway is a serviced apartment by Punthill & Veriu that is only 10 kilometres from Sydney Airport and a 15 minute walk from the nearest light railway station. It has on-site amenities which include a café and bar and is in fact pet friendly. Finally, the Urban Rest -  Northcott  is a serviced apartment that comes with a private balcony and fully-furnished kitchen. Not only does this property include a handful of useful amenities but this serviced apartment in Sydney is pet friendly also. These are just three properties handpicked that allow pets however there are many more within the Sydney that offer the same facilities and benefits. 

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