If you’re making your way to Sydney Cricket Ground and wondering where’s best to stay, moving out of the city centre and heading a few kilometres toward the coastline is the way to go. Just a little over a 10-minutes drive from the beautiful Coogee Bay, Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach combines the best of Sydney sporting events and brilliant beachside escapes.
Have tickets for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 and looking for accommodation near SCG? Read on to find out what else there is to do during your visit.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
Kicking off on Sunday the 16th of October 2022 and running all the way through to Sunday the 13th of November 2022, Sydney Cricket Ground will play host to seven ICC Men's T20 World Cup matches.
On Saturday 22nd of October, it's New Zealand v Australia. Thursday, 27th of October, is South Africa v Bangladesh and India v Group A runner up. The 29th is New Zealand v Group A winner, followed by Pakistan v South Africa on 3rd November, finishing with England v Group A Winner on Saturday 5th November and the Semi-Final on Wednesday 9th November.
After two years of being impacted by the pandemic, the 2022-23 home summer will be an especially busy one for the Australian men’s team, who plan to defend their T20 World Cup title on home soil.
While most of the supporters' stands are sold out at SCG, tickets are still available for most games and the semi-finals in categories A and B. As soon as you get your hands on some tickets, you'll want to get your accommodation booked so you can spend more time enjoying the event and less time travelling.
Accommodation Near Sydney Cricket Ground
While there are plenty of accommodation options near Sydney Cricket Ground to choose between, many city-based hotels will be overcrowded, noisy and likely charging a premium during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup matches. Why not stay one step ahead and make your way just a few kilometres toward the coast and into the fantastic suburb of Coogee.
During the day, enjoy spending some time on one of Sydney's best beaches, with plenty of places to eat, drink and enjoy some much-needed downtime under the sun. Make the most of thoughtfully designed rooms and suites, modern facilities and amenities and easy access to SCG. Are you driving yourself? You can go from A to B in as little as 12-minutes. Want to use public transport? Jump the bus at Arden St and enjoy a 25-minute trip into the city.
Things to do in Sydney
When you're not catching a game at SCG, there's always something fun to do in Sydney. From exploring the parks, bars and beaches to making the most of the nightlife, iconic walks and landmarks - there is something to cater for all ages. To help you make the most of your time, here are a few favourite things visitors to the area love doing.
Whale watching: with the ICC Men's T20 World Cup matches taking place at the peak of the annual whale migration. Watch as many species, including humpbacks, make their way past Australia's East coast. One of the best places to watch the Whales is at Hornby Lighthouse, which offers stunning views from high above the ocean.
Coogee to Bondi Walk: no visit to Sydney would be complete without walking the Coogee to Bondi walk. Spanning 6 km across Sydney's Eastern suburbs, enjoy beautiful beaches and bays, cliffs, rock pools, stunning parklands and an impressive restaurant, bar and cafe culture outside of the city centre.
Royal Randwick Races: as one of the closest hotels to the iconic Royal Randwick, why not make your way to the racecourse before or after your ICC Men's T20 World Cup match and enjoy placing a few bets? The perfect place for a brew or two, go from sport to sport in just a few minutes. Better still, Randwick Racecourse hosts its own Melbourne Cup race meeting, with live streams on the big screen adding to the atmosphere.
Swim, Snorkel and Soaking up Rays: nestled on the edge of Coogee Beach, Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach is absolutely ideal for making the most of a beachside holiday. Enjoy learning how to surf, snorkel or scuba dive in some of the most beautiful waters in Sydney—heading to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup with your mates? Pack a few stubbies in the cool box and work on your tan before heading to the Estate Coogee in the evening, which offers simple, tasty seafood dishes and incredible cocktails within a relaxed, casual luxe atmosphere.
Eat and Drink: Coogee is a foodies paradise, with a fantastic mix of international cuisines up for grabs on the beachfront. Whether you're looking to load up on carbs with hearty Italian cuisine, sample the authentic flavours of southeast Asia, or dig into traditional Australian tucker - Coogee is a treat for the senses. Not quite sure where to pay a visit & experience? Check out our Things To Do In Coogee for some of the best local recommendations.
The Best Place to Stay in Sydney
Located less than 15-minutes from Sydney Cricket Ground, Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach is perfectly situated just outside of the hustle and bustle of the city. Choose between 209 stylish Pool, Village & Ocean View rooms, plus a select expansive range of Oceanfront suites.
Grab a bite to eat in Shutters Restaurant or Estate Coogee - or satisfy your cravings with restaurant-quality food delivered directly to your room. Cool off from the heat of the day with a dip in the outdoor pool or fit in a workout in our well-equipped fitness room. Just moments from the beach, the best bars, cafés, restaurants and lounges, and fun things to do, there's nowhere quite like Coogee for your next stay in Sydney.
Do you already have your ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 tickets sorted and now need an amazing place to stay? You know where to go.