Hotels in Balmain, New South Wales

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Balmain overview

Balmain is a romantic getaway unique for its marina and historical sites. You'll enjoy activities like boating and sailing. Plan a fun excursion to Sydney Showground and Circular Quay. Make some time to see popular sights such as Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Balmain is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Balmain

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Balmain has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Balmain with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Balmain hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Balmain hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Balmain

Fly in to Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from downtown Balmain.

What to see around Balmain

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  • • Wildlife Sydney
  • • Luna Park
  • • Fox Studio Australia
  • • Taronga Zoo
It's recognized for its sunrises, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Snapper Island
  • • Blackwattle Bay Park
  • • Pirrama Park
  • • Goat Island
  • • Balls Head Reserve
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre
  • • Sydney Fish Market
  • • Harbourside
  • • The Rocks Markets
  • • Australia Square
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • • Sydney Opera House
  • • University of Sydney
  • • Bondi Beach
  • • Sydney Showground

When to visit Balmain

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 78°F day, 60°F night
  • April-June: 73°F day, 47°F night
  • July-September: 68°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 53°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.72 inches
  • April-June: 14.84 inches
  • July-September: 10.75 inches
  • October-December: 8.58 inches
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