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Accommodation Near Randwick Racecourse

Are you looking for accommodation near Randwick Racecourse? We have a unique range of boutique hotels located just 10 minutes from the Racecourse via Sydney’s Light Rail, bus or rideshare/taxi – if it’s a nice day and you can ditch the stilettos it’s an easy walk down High Street to the racecourse. Get frocked up, wager a bet and pop the champagne for a fabulous day out in Randwick.

About Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney

Since its establishment in 1860, Royal Randwick Racecourse is Sydney’s longest-standing racing venue and the jewel in the crown of Sydney racing. Part of Australian culture for 150 years, it is a theatre of sport, culture, fashion, cuisine and racing’s premier playground. The venue is world-class, boasting over 35 bars and restaurants, and has amazing facilities for both members and race attendees.

Racing events occur year-round, however, THE CHAMPIONSHIPS in Autumn and the EVEREST CARNIVAL in Spring are the most popular times in the racing calendar. Randwick Racecourse offers numerous dining options including private suites, sit-down meals, picnic hampers and bar snacks.  More Information for Race Day and Event Calendar 

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Make A Weekend Of Your Trip To The Racecourse

Come for the races, and stay local with Sydney Lodges for the weekend. Randwick is the perfect base to stay to explore Sydney’s eastern suburbs and CBD. Located on the doorstep of our accommodation in Randwick are some of the area’s best bars and restaurants. Check out Maybe FrankSoul Burger or Del Punto before you head down to the races. If you’re looking to kick on after they end, head down to our friends at Coogee Wine Room.

Another option to explore more of Sydney is to head into the CBD and check out our list of the best hidden bars in Sydney.

Wash away your hangover the next day in the crystal blue waters of Coogee Beach or stroll along the Coastal Walk via Gordon’s Bay and other local beaches until you reach Bondi. All of these spots have a wide range of amazing dining options, so if you’re feeling fancy or casual there’s a place for you. Some of our favourites include Seasalt on Clovelly, The Bogey Hole Cafe at Bronte Beach, Tamarama Beach Cafe or the famous Icebergs for the best view of Bondi Beach.

Cap off a big weekend and settle into the old-world charm of the remarkable Randwick Ritz Cinema. Additionally, check out one of Sydney’s best outdoor cinemas.

Finally, crawl into bed and get lost in our ultra-comfy beds with soft white sheets and fluffy pillows for a good night’s sleep.



It’s so easy to access from Sydney Lodges via Sydney’s Light Rail, bus or rideshare/taxi. You can even walk! How convenient!


Here at Sydney Lodges, we are ready to welcome you with open arms to stay local in our accommodation near Randwick Racecourse!