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Randwick is an upmarket suburb in Sydney, located about six kilometres from the CBD. It is also the administrative centre for the local government area of the City of Randwick, making it part of the Eastern Suburbs region.

Randwick Village inspired the suburb’s name, a quaint location in England.

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Interestingly, Simeon Pearce, who once became the Mayor of Randwick, was born in that English Village and grew up there before moving to Australia in the mid-19th century. Also, the suburb has a rich history and is popular for its scenic natural beauty and several heritage buildings.

One of the most elegant heritage buildings in Randwick is the Verger’s Residence. Its distinct Gothic style, coupled with its use as the original Borough Chambers, makes it one of the most notable buildings in the suburb. The Prince of Wales is yet another noteworthy landmark in the suburb. What started as a home for impoverished kids was converted into a military hospital and has since been used as a medical facility.

The suburb’s commercial area is located on Belmore Road and features many retail stores alongside two key shopping malls: Randwick Plaza and the Royal Randwick Shopping Centre. These are ideal options for visitors looking for retail therapy in this mostly residential suburb. Avoca Street is also a popular choice for shoppers, and it also marks the location of the Coach and Horses Hotel.

This hotel is an excellent accommodation option, in part because it has existed for more than a century. The Spot is another establishment that offers the best food, entertainment, and recreation. It is also home to the Randwick Ritz Cinema—perfect for theatre lovers.

Natural enthusiasts are not left behind, as Randwick has many fun things to do. Visit the Museum of Human Disease and access the country’s only medical pathology collection open to the public. Royal Randwick Racecourse is for you if you love the culture, fashion, food and racing. With so much to do and enjoy, visit Randwick with the whole family.

If you are interested in booking accommodation in Randwick, click the link below to explore the many options available.

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