Sydney hotels

How Sydney beat heatwave

As Sydney sweltered in yesterday’s heat-wave hotels were popular. This was the scene at 1 pm in the Astra Hotel, Bondi. Average success of thirsty drinkers in the crowded bar was two drinks per hour. – The Sun (Sydney) Sunday 4 November 1945.

Royal Hotel, Sydney

Murdered publican’s wife stabbed eight times By MICK ROBERTS © TWO years after the Royal Hotel in Sydney’s George Street closed in 1914, a young man who had committed a horrible murder from within its walls was released from Goulburn… Read More ›