The Heart of the City of Ryde
We love our location, the heart of the City of Ryde.
A true central hub, we have access to everything you’ll need during your stay and you will find it easy to get anywhere you need to go in Sydney and surrounds.
Bus direct to Sydney CBD – just a few steps from our door
Meadowbank Ferry Wharf takes you into Sydney Harbour – 2.3km away
West Ryde Railway Station – 2.1km away
Meadowbank Railway Station – 2.8km away
Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) – 24km away
Dining Near Us
With Top Ryde City’s Outdoor Dining Piazza just across the road, you have a wide range of cafés and restaurants just a few steps away.
The problem is, with so many options, it’s hard to choose!
It is fully operational with 19 Restaurants across Ground Level and Level 1. Open until 10:00PM (Individual restaurant hours may vary)
Need a Night Out?
We recommend The Bayview Hotel, 166 Victoria Rd, Gladesville (10 min drive).
The perfect pub menu, delicious cocktails, live music on the weekends, and an easy taxi ride back.
You can’t go wrong!
Sydney Tourist and Attractions
Darling Harbour – 12.3km
Sydney Sea Life Aquarium – 13.1km
Queen Victoria Building (QVB) – 13.5km
Sydney Harbour Bridge & Bridge Climb – 13.9km
Royal Botanic Gardens – 14.5km
Sydney Opera House – 15km
The Rocks – 15.2km
Taronga Zoo – 16.8km
Bondi Beach – 19.8km
Ryde Civic Centre (currently being redeveloped into the New Heart of Ryde) – 260m short stroll
Ryde Park – 350m short stroll
Club Ryde – 900m
Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club – 1.9km
Ryde Parramatta Golf Club – 3.7km
The Bayview Gladesville – 5.8km
Sydney Olympic Park – 6.8km Enjoy swimming at the Aquatic Centre, a bike ride along the 35km safe cycling path, a walk through the Mangroves or over 430ha of parklands, a game at the Archery Centre, or a visit to the Brickpit Ring Walk. Sydney Olympic Park has so much to offer.
Ryde River Walk takes you from Gladesville Bridge to Ryde Bridge, a beautiful 12km walk along the Parramatta River foreshore. Now extended access all the way to Parramatta, or if you take the Rhodes Railway bridge you can also head across to Sydney Olympic Park by foot and enjoy some picturesque scenery along the way.
Shrimptons Creek Bushwalk and Cycleway is a trail from Top Ryde Shopping Centre to Macquarie University and Shopping Centre. A good 5km walk or cycle it’s a nice alternative to sitting in traffic on a bus and takes you through many local parks in the suburbs of Ryde.
Lane Cove National Park is 5km away and offers many walking and hiking trails.
Event Locations Near Us
Stay with us for easy access to your event!
Sydney Showground, Olympic Park – 6.9km
Quay Centre, Sydney Olympic Park – 6.9km
Stadium Australia – 7.3km
Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre – 7.9km
Qudos Bank Arena – 8.3km
Bankwest Stadium – 11.8km
Local Business Parks
Corporate stays welcome
Glade View Business Park – 2km away
Rhodes Corporate Park – 3.2km away
Macquarie Park – 4km away
Lane Cove Business Park – 7.6km away
Hospitals Near Us
We are proud to be a preferred accommodation partner for
Royal Rehab, a private hospital for physical rehabilitation. Also,
guests who are supporting friends and family there and other nearby local hospitals
Royal Rehab is just a few minutes by taxi or a 20 min walk – 1.5km away
Ryde Hospital – 2.9km away
Concord Repatriation General Hospital – 4.3km away
Macquarie University Hospital – 5.5km away
Strathfield Private Hospital – 7.8km away
Studio 8 Residences has partnered with Fitness First – Top Ryde Platinum and they are offering exclusive rates for our long term and short term guests! This offer is exclusive ONLY to our Studio 8 guests (Terms and Conditions apply). Visit our front desk for more information.
Fitness First is located in Top Ryde Shopping Centre L3-4 Cnr Devlin Street And Blaxland Road Ryde NSW 2112 – 4 minutes walk