Hilton Hotel Sydney

George Adams’ Tattersall’s Hotel & his magnificent marble bar

By MICK ROBERTS © FROM a humble innkeeper on the NSW South Coast with a keen interest in horse racing, to one of Australia’s wealthiest businessmen, the story of George Adams centres firmly on Sydney’s Tattersalls Hotel. Having a punt… Read More ›

Way before Sydney’s Hilton Hotel offered beds to travellers, there was the notorious Bull’s Head Inn

By MICK ROBERTS © SPEAKING at the officially opening of the Sydney Royal Arcade in 1882, a council alderman described the Bull’s Head Inn and surrounding shops as “massed filthy dens and cesspits”, and their demolition to make way for… Read More ›