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Sancta Sophia College, Camperdown, Sydney (Off-Peak)

Located in the heart of Sydney, yet hidden away amongst a beautiful and serene environment, Sancta Sophia College, University of Sydney, is a heritage building of grand stature, rich in history and character. A selection of rooms are available from the end of February through to November whilst the students are in residence. If you are looking for rooms during the summer vacation, please take a look at the Glebe Space profile.

The College presents guests with a charming, relaxing and tranquil atmosphere surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens and grounds abundant with blossoming trees and flowers.

Guests will find it easy staying so close to travel to Sydney’s CBD, abundant with shopping, nightlife, entertainment, and tourist attractions as well as Sydney University and the bohemian Newtown, a dynamic and bustling precinct of cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, and entertainment.

Rooms range in size and style including single and twin rooms accompanied by large, clean, light and airy shared bathroom facilities. A limited number of rooms do have an ensuite and/or double beds available. The rooms are individual and unique in style as well as inviting and comfortable with the majority of rooms possessing leadlight windows that look out onto the tranquil College quadrangle.

Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) - 22:00 (10:00pm) (arrivals may be allowed outside this window if your travel plans can't be adjusted however this is subject to availability)

Check Out: 06:00 (6:00am) - 10:00 (10:00am)

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Top Facilities

Breakfast Included


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20th century buildings

Breakfast Included

No parking

No smoking

Children welcome



Internet access for a charge

Shared gardens

Outdoor terrace

Self-catering facilities


Linen included

Towels included

Common room

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board


Washing machine

Bicycle storage



Tea room

Self-catering facilities

Continental breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)

Picnic area




Recommended walks

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)


8 Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, Sydney2050, Australia

Sancta Sophia College is located behind a large wall, however, the Pedestrian access gates are always open. For car or taxi access please contact the Conference Manager for the Access Code.

The College has security doors at both entrances and offers a secure environment.

The Main Entrance to the College (facing St John’s Oval and the University of Sydney) is where you check in.

This main entrance has an external phone that is used to contact a staff member during business hours or the Resident Attendant after hours or on weekends for access and check-in.

Guests can arrange to take a taxi. Alternatively, you can catch the train from the Airport to Central Railway Station and then catch a bus or taxi to the College. A host of buses accommodate the immediate area from the city, western suburbs, eastern suburbs and other areas.


Amy T | 10/10/2017

I always enjoy staying here at Sancta Sophia College when I am in Sydney for uni intensives. I will be back again in November

John B | 29/07/2017

Very convenient to CBD. Most welcoming staff. Fine facilities.

John M | 11/07/2017

convenient and efficient.

April H | 27/06/2017

Thank you for making my stay in Sydney to attend a conference enjoyable. I was quite pleased at your selection of dairy-alternative milks.

Shaminderjit K | 29/05/2017

Very clean,nice rooms Very good hot buffet breakfast for such a reasonable price Thanks heaps

Judith T | 30/11/2015

Lovely people who provided key and showed me the room. The room was very clean and everything worked. Very good location for weekend students at the University of Sydney.

Alexander H | 12/10/2015

Great website. Laura was very helpful. Is dinner possible if paid for?

George & Georgina W | 16/01/2014

We enjoyed our stay at Sancta Sophia. We loved the quiet, the excellent quality of cleanliness in the rooms and the friendliness of the staff we encountered. Thank you

ANNETTE O | 06/12/2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Sancta sophia college. Location was great with good public transport close by. Rooms nice and big and airy. Bathroom clean. Thanks.

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