Explore North Ryde
Positioned in the midst of Macquarie Park’s technology park, we are amongst one of Australia’s major business districts, home to a variety of multi-national corporations. Our complimentary shuttle bus will transport anyone around the park, while access to Macquarie University is only a short walk away. Established as one of Australia’s largest universities, this large park-like campus facilitates major research centres such as Macquarie University Hospital as well as the Cochlear Research Centre, making us the perfect accommodation option for those visiting the university and hospital.
Only ten minutes away, Lane Cove National Park offers our guests with the opportunity to discover and reconnect with nature. Home to a range of native plants and animals, a visit to this park will be the best place to relax and unwind with a picnic. Bushwalking, biking, kayaking and boating are also accessible within the park, while exploring historic sites along the Heritage walk is another popular activity.
For your fix of entertainment, head across the road to Macquarie Centre, where there is a large cinema complex, an ice skating rink as well as a bowling bar.
As we are situated approximately 17km away from Sydney’s CBD, the surrounding public transport will give you easy access to Sydney’s city centre, for a day of iconic sights and wonders.
With a wide selection of dining options found inside Macquarie Centre, there will be ample choices for you to satisfy your cravings. Head over to the Vogue Café on level 2, home to hanging plants, a bright décor and plates of delicious café style food and drinks. Those searching for a casual and family-friendly atmosphere will find the perfect dining experience at the Ranch Hotel, North Ryde’s iconic pub, while Ribs & Rumps promises a delectable selection of steak house style dining.
Only a stone’s throw across the road is Macquarie Centre, a major regional shopping centre with four levels fitted with over 250 retail stores, including major department stores like David Jones and Myer, international fashion labels, designer brands and supermarkets.
Our convenient positioning only minutes away from public transport allows our guests to commute to Sydney’s CBD, where they will be greeted with a more mainstream shopping option along Pitt Street Mall, as well as Castlereagh Street where upmarket, luxury stores line the street.