Find Crystalbrook Albion in Surry Hills

Crystalbrook Albion, formerly Little Albion, is housed within a unique heritage building full of history, dating back to its original construction in 1903 as a former school convent.

Situated in the heart of Surry Hills, Sydney, Crystalbrook Albion is an eclectic mix of heritage and contemporary detail true to its own DNA and that of Surry Hills. There is an abundance of amazing restaurants, bars, theatres and galleries all within walking distance.

How long to...?

  • 500 metres to Central Station
  • 3 kilometres to Circular Quay
  • 10-minute walk to the Central Business District
  • 15-minutes from the world-famous Bondi Beach
  • 20-minute drive to Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Local Attractions

Capitol Theatre

Crystalbrook Albion is conveniently located in one of Sydney's cultural hubs and just a 10-minute walk to Capitol Theatre. The heritage-listed theatre plays host to world-class productions from musicals to opera and ballet.

Shannon Reserve

Located on bustling Crown Street, Shannon Reserve is a community hub and home to the popular Surry Hills Market hosted on the first Saturday of each month. Shannon Reserve features an impressive naturally shaded playground with ropes, ladders, steps and slides, a ‘wobbly’ bridge and cubby house.

Golden Age Cinema

Set in the heritage-listed Paramount Pictures building in Surry Hills, Golden Age Cinema screens classic, cult, and contemporary new-release movies in a charming vintage-inspired setting. The Surry Hills cinema is also home to the Golden Age Bar offering a menu of cocktails, craft beers, wine and light gourmet snacks.

Taylor Square

Boutique hotel Crystalbrook Albion is a short 10-minute to Taylor Square, where the thriving suburbs of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst meet. Taylor square sits on the corner of bustling Oxford Street and Flinders Street and is an area known for its incredible nightlife, clubs, bars and restaurants.

Moore Park

Moore Park is one of Sydney's ultimate nature, entertainment and dining districts, located only 10 minutes from Crystalbrook Albion. Moore Park is home to the Sydney Cricket Ground, the Entertainment Quarter and Centennial Parklands, with an abundance of manicured lawns, ponds and gardens.

Frog Hollow Reserve

Frog Hollow Reserve sits on the corner of Albion Street, a stone's throw away from Crystalbrook Albion. The small Surry Hills reserve offers a grassy patch perfect for suburban dog walks.

Belmore Park

Belmore Park in a historical Sydney park that dates back to the 19th century. The park is situated beside Central Station and features ample grassy areas and tree-lined paths perfect for leisurely walks.

Belvoir Street Theatre

Based in a old factory, Belvoir Street Theatre has been open since 1984 where it was bought by theatre-lovers to save it from being reconstructed as an apartment block. This is the perfect place to enjoy new stories as well as reminisce with reinvented classics.

Restaurants and bars

Visit our blog to check out the best places to wine and dine in Surry Hills.