Catch all the latest sporting events and music concerts from Carter Street
Just a stone’s throw from the famous Sydney Olympic Park and Sydney’s Direct Factory Outlet, Meriton Suites in Carter Street is the perfect accommodation option for sports enthusiasts, shopaholics, and music lovers. What’s more, with massive venues like the Qudos Bank Arena, ANZ Stadium, Sydney Showground just a short walk away, you’ll never be short on exciting events.
January – Sydney International Tennis
February – Meatstock Music and Barbecue Festival
April – Sydney Royal Easter Show
October – NRL Grand Final
The walking times from our Carter Street location to the major venues and other landmarks include:
ANZ Stadium: 10 minutes/850 metres
Qudos Bank Arena: 18 minutes/1.4km
Sydney Showground: 15 minutes/1.2km
Aquatic Centre: 8 minutes/600metres
Genea Netball Centre: 14 minutes/1.1km
Tennis Centre: 17 minutes/1.3km
Spotless Stadium: 19 minutes/1.5km
Quaycentre: 9 minutes/750 metres
DFO: 30 minutes/ 2.6km
Olympic Park Train Station: 13 minutes/1km
Restaurants near Meriton Suites Carter Street, Lidcombe
Are you after some delicious Australian fare? There are plenty of options near Carter Street:
Madam Pho, 2 Ave of Europe (5 minute drive) For delicious Vietnamese cooking that uses traditional recipes, you can’t go past Madam Pho. Make sure to order the Pho Tai while you’re there as you won’t have another chance to experience food like this!
Abattoir Blues, 1 Herb Elliott Ave (15 minute walk) This hip and trendy boutique diner is hidden away in a restored abattoir within Sydney’s Olympic Park. The team at Abattoir are famous for their coffees, but we’re also huge fans of the House Made Slow Cooked Beef Pie.
IKI Sushi Bar & Izakaya, 3 Avenue Of Europe (5 minute drive) Perfect for both families and couples, IKI is a big favourite among locals. Grab a convenient and scrumptious bento box for the day, or head here for a romantic dinner.
Bacar Restaurant, 9 Olympic Blvd (15 minute walk) Celebrating a special occasion? Bacar offers fine dining options that are sure to impress. We recommend starting with the Milk Braised Pork Belly before moving onto the Sous Vide Tasmanian Salmon.
Shopping close to Meriton Suites Carter Street, Lidcombe
Head straight to the Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) in nearby Homebush, just 7 minutes’ drive away, for amazing designer brands at affordable prices. The centre offers free 2-hour parking and is open from 10am – 6pm every day, so there’s plenty of opportunity for some retail therapy. Browse a range of brands including:
Train Journey: A 30 minute ride from the airport to Strathfield Station, followed by a 20 minute bus ride and then a 10 minute walk. Cost: From $16.16 per adult For more information: http://www.sydneytrains.info