Stay close to the action

SYDNEY is turning it on with a full calendar of concerts, festivals, theatre and sporting events to finish off the year, and Mantra 2 Bond Street, in the heart of the CBD, is in the thick of all the action.

Mantra 2 Bond Street is within walking distance of Circular Quay, the Rocks, Sydney Opera House, the Art Gallery of NSW, Broadway and Darling Harbour.

Venues on the city's outskirts including Sydney Football Stadium, Moore Park and Olympic Park sporting and concert arenas can be easily reached by nearby transport at Wynyard or George Street buses.

For culture vultures, Verdi's Aida is on at the Sydney Opera House until October 13, while Art & About showcases art, performance and music on city streets and public spaces throughout October.

For foodies, the Crave Sydney International Food Festival — with almost 500 individual events throughout October.

November is concert month for Sydney with George Michael playing at Allphones Arena, and Coldplay at Allianz Stadium, Moore Park.

Sir Elton John will make his 15th tour of Australia with performances at Sydney Entertainment Centre, Darling Harbour.

Jennifer Lopez will perform at Allphones Arena in December.

Mantra 2 Bond Street is also the ideal Sydney accommodation option during December's festive party season, with its proximity to party venues around the city and more than 100 bars and nightclubs.

Stay at Mantra 2 Bond Street from $293 a night, or treat yourself to a longer stay of five nights and enjoy a 10 per cent discount with a Stay 5 and Save package from $263 a night in a studio apartment.

This is valid from October 8 to December 28, subject to availability.

Mantra 2 Bond Street has a cosmopolitan style with more than 170 spacious executive studios, apartments, junior suites and penthouses .

There is the Lobby Café & Bar and the luxurious roof-top pool and spa.

Details: or phone 13 15 17.

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