Surry Hills is a vibrant suburb of Sydney that is just waiting to be explored. Cambridge Hotel in Surry Hills is just a short walk from Sydney’s CBD and minutes from bustling Crown and Oxford Street. There are a wealth of interesting spots nearby, including cafes, live music venues, quirky shops, and diverse attractions like museums and galleries.

We take a look at some of the top attractions in Surry Hills, all of which are a short distance from Cambridge Hotel.

Brett Whiteley Studio:

Brett Whiteley was a famous local artist in Surry Hills. As a result, his former studio has been transformed into a kind of museum to showcase his work. These include multi-panel pieces as well as intricate draught drawings and sculptures.

Distance from Cambridge Hotel: 1.2 km

Bourke Street Bakery:

You haven’t truly visited Surry Hills until you have been to Bourke Street Bakery. You will probably recognise it from afar thanks to the long line that usually forms outside which tells you everything you need to know about the quality of the baked goods. Expect pastries, breads, and the signature sausage rolls that are famous in the area.

Distance from Cambridge Hotel: 1.2 km

Prince Alfred Park:

If you want to enjoy the great outdoors in Surry Hills then consider a trip to Prince Alfred Park. Here you will find scenic landscaping as well as a large heated pool if you fancy going for a dip. There is also a cafe here so you can grab a coffee or a bite to eat as you enjoy the fresh air.

Distance from Cambridge Hotel: 1.3 km

Belvoir St Theatre:

Head to the Belvoir St Theatre if you are looking for a slice of culture in Surry Hills. The venue has two separate stages called Upstairs and Downstairs and this theatre had a huge number of events including local and international plays and performances. Just some of the greats who have performed here over the years include Australian powerhouse actors like Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush.

Distance from Cambridge Hotel: 1.9 km

Badger and Fox Gallery:

Badger and Fox Gallery is a work of art in itself as the building that houses the gallery is on the heritage list for being an example of beautiful terraced architecture. The art work on show here is eclectic with an emphasis on promoting up-and-coming artists from the local area. If you enjoy art and fancy a local souvenir of your time in Surry Hills, then this is an excellent place to find it.

Distance from Cambridge Hotel: 600 metres