Centrally located in the heart of Glebe and adjacent to Darling Harbour and the City, the Haven Inn offers a wide choice of recently refurbished, fully serviced rooms and a comfortable and friendly environment to complement your stay. With easy access to public transport including trams and buses at the door, Sydney is at your doorstep, with the city centre just one kilometre away.There are many fine restaurants located close to the Haven Inn, and a diverse range of quality shops and markets nearby.
Enjoy first class hotel comfort and facilities next to Darling Harbour and the city at Glebe. Explore Sydney's "Eat Street" on fashionable Glebe Point Road. There's fabulous shopping or just relax at one of the many cafes and enjoy the passing parade!
The Haven Inn Sydney is a modern boutique style hotel located in fashionable inner city Glebe, just 1km to the city and Darling Harbour.
With trams, taxis and buses at the door , all of Sydney's attractions including the Opera House, Circular Quay, The Rocks, Darling Harbour, Star City Casino, Chinatown, The Capital Theatre and Central Railway Station are just a few minutes away.
A regular bus service also operates directly from the hotel to Sydney's famous ocean beaches.
With an extensive refurbishment just completed, The Haven Inn superior rooms offer a deluxe level of comfort and facilities. All superior rooms are fully air-conditioned with work desks, comfortable seating,new remote control flat screen TVs, DVD, CD player, electronic safe and new bathrooms.
An internet kiosk is located in the foyer and high speed broadband is connected to all rooms.
A current and extensive library of DVD'S is available for your relaxation and enjoyment.
The minimum superior room size is a generous 25 square metres(300 square feet) and every superior room opens onto a balcony with pleasant views over the local area and its unique heritage architecture. Some rooms have spectacular views of the bridge and city skyline.
The large outdoor swimming pool is great in the warmer months. Cool down, swim laps, sunbake around the pool or relax in the garden courtyard.
A variety of cafes in the local area, provide a selection of hot and continental breakfasts.
Discover the unique local area, stroll along the harbour's edge or wander along tree-lined Glebe Point Road, marvel at the federation style architecture, visit the numerous cafes and restaurants, local art and craft galleries, antique stores, music stores, famous bookstores and the historic sandstone campus of The University of Sydney.
Enjoy the short walk or catch Sydney's new Tram/Light Rail service to Darling Harbour.
Darling Harbour is one of the world's great waterfront destinations. With its spectacular harbour setting, Darling Harbour has many of Australia's key tourist attractions and it's also a favourite place for Sydneysiders to spend their time relaxing and celebrating.
Must-see attractions at Darling Harbour include:
- Sydney Aquarium - one of the largest in the world
- Australian National Maritime Museum – free entry
- Chinese Garden of Friendship
- IMAX Theatre – catch a movie on the giant screen
- Powerhouse Museum –Australian culture and history
- Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
- Cockle Bay Wharf and King Street Wharf – two of Sydney's favourite dining and entertainment destinations.
- Darling Harbourside Shopping Centre – offers a unique shopping, dining and leisure experience.
- Children's Activities at Darling Harbour include a Carousel, Galaxy World, Paddleboats, Mini Golf, Vertigo and W.A. Jacobs the famous Toymaker.
Star City is located next to Darling Harbour and is New South Wales only casino and Sydney's premier 24 hour entertainment facility and is located just a walk or tram ride from the hotel.
The Broadway Shopping Centre is the largest mall in Sydney City and is located at the end of Glebe Point Road, a short walk from the hotel. You will find many big name stores plus 120 specialty stores, a 12 cinema Hoyts complex plus a selection of intimate art-house cinemas.
The hotel, itself, is located conveniently within a shopping village that includes the Toxteth Hotel and Bistro (cold beer, great food and wine), an old fashioned milk bar, a supermarket and pharmacy, delicatessan and cafes, a delicious patisserie, a Bakers Delight, Thai, Chinese, Malaysian, Indian and Italian restaurants, a Japanese takeaway, a BBQ chicken takeaway, gourmet fish cafe, an Internet cafe and the famous Vallhalla Cinema.
Opposite the hotel is the City of Sydney Library. Browse amongst the huge selection of books, read the papers and magazines or use the extensive computer and internet facilities.
Sydney's world renowned fishmarket is a very short stroll away. An authentic fishermen's market, a working fishing port, wholesale fish market, fresh food retail market, food and beverage outlets,oyster bars and sushi restaurants, harbourside picnic tables and a seafood cooking school all provide visitors with an entertaining harbourside experience.
Just 300 metres from the hotel are The Harold Park and Wentworth Park Racetracks. Enjoy the excitement or novelty of harness racing or greyhound racing on Mondays, Tuesdays, Friday and Saturdays. Have a flutter and hopefully come away a winner! The Harold Park Licensed Club is one of Sydney's premier entertainment venues providing outstanding service in a relaxed, modern environment. The Club features live entertainment and exciting promotions with excellent prizes and give-aways. The Club's Menu offers a wide variety of tantalising meals and a large selection of beer and spirits plus first rate gaming facilities providing guests with access to the Club TAB, Club Keno, Bingo and regularly hosts special promotions with prizes. The club is open from 11am everyday till late.
With trams,taxis and buses at the door, all of Sydney's attractions including the Opera House, Circular Quay, The Rocks, Star City,Darling Harbour, Paddy's Market, Chinatown, The Capital Theatre and Central Railway are just a few minutes away. A direct bus service to Sydney's popular Coogee beach also departs regularly from the hotel.
Glebe is renowned for its diversity of interesting and unusual shops including,clothing, gourmet food shops, art, craft and antique galleries and the Gleebooks bookstores. There are more bookshops on St Johns Road and Bridge Road, and the Broadway Shopping Centre with over 120 stores including major chains and cinemas is open until late. On Saturdays there are also more than 200 stalls to choose from at the Glebe Markets.
Glebe Point Road is a great dining precinct with over 60 cafes, restaurants and pub dining rooms here, generally modestly priced and serving cuisines as varied as Nepalese, Italian, Modern Australian and Korean. You'll also find plenty of takeaways, including a famous pie shop, and everything from great cafes for breakfast to several late night eateries.
A sample of local attractions within easy walking distance include:
Sydney Fish Market.
The largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's second largest seafood market in terms of variety outside of Japan.If you are looking for the ultimate seafood experience, combining a vibrant market atmosphere with Sydney's lifestyle,visit Sydney Fish Market on Blackwattle Bay on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour.An authentic fishermen's market, a working fishing port, wholesale fish market, fresh food retail market, food and beverage outlets, a seafood cooking school all provide visitors with an entertaining harbourside experience.
Back on Glebe Point Road:
Australia's favourite independent bookseller for over 25 years. "Australian Bookseller of the Year" in 95, 97, 99 and 2000.
The Inner City Clayworkers Gallery
A vibrant and exciting experience, not only for its customers, but also for its members, who share the sense of ownership, pride, enjoyment and participation derived from a group venture. The gallery provides individual clayworkers with, not only the opportunity to exhibit their work and play a part in the decision making process inherent in running a commercial venture, but the same chance for interaction that the original group sought and which helped their work to flourish.
Hidden in the heart of Glebe among the Victorian terraces and architecturally imposing residences is the Sze Yup Chinese Temple. For 100 years the Sze Yup Temple in Edward Street has been a spiritual and cultural centre for the Chinese community in Sydney. One of only four temples of this type in Australia, it is protected by a permanent conservation order.