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Take a summer staycation in Sydney at Meriton Suites Pitt Street for relaxation in the heart of the city. The room size is up to three times the usual Sydney hotel space and the opportunity for self-catering helps families to cut costs. The location is great, close to Hyde Park, Pitt Street Mall, the QVB, Town Hall and about 15 minutes walk to Darling Harbour or a 20-minute walk to Circular Quay.
178 well-appointed suites of various sizes and configurations can be found in the 51 storey hotel. All rooms are fitted with an internal laundry, a full gourmet kitchen and well-appointed living and dining spaces. There is flatscreen television in each bedroom as well as the living area. In-room entertainment is provided by Foxtel with a range of sports, news, movies and documentary channels as well as the standard free to air channels. DVD players will be provided on request as well as items such as rice cookers, high chairs and teapots. Free high-speed Wi-Fi.
The kitchen is appointed with a full-size oven, refrigerator and dishwasher, a coffee pod machine and all the usual cooking paraphernalia. If you don't want to cook, there are many restaurants, cafes and bars nearby and Deliveroo provides a "home" delivery service to reception. The one bedroom suite has a balcony off the lounge room and the bedroom from which you can overlook the city traffic; "Altitude Suites" on levels 45-50 and "Penthouses" on level 51 offer spectacular views of the city, harbour or Sydney's outskirt.
The leisure facilities of the indoor pool, spa and sauna can be found on level 13 and the 24 hour gym is on level 14. The friendly reception is open 24 hours a day; there is secure undercover onsite parking for $45 a day, but the location is very close to Town Hall Station.