Intercontinental Sydney Hotel

117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia, 2000  show map
 5 stars
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Intercontinental Sydney Hotel

Paid Wi-Fi

AUD 25 per day

Parking

AUD 65 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Editorial review:

Occupying the old Treasury Building, Intercontinental Sydney Hotel elegantly mixes the old architecture with a new renovated looking. The result is great standard rooms and a stupendous club level with views of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. The restaurant which is run by chef Jeff Campbell has had great reviews, and the staff is very helpful. Despite the $3-million that was spent on renovations, a handful of visitors find it only average apart from the location.

Overview

The positioning of Intercontinental Sydney Hotel in the center of Sydney ensures fast access to Sydney Lyric Theatre, Welcome Wall and Capitol Theatre along with a spectacular view from the guestrooms. The grand hotel, built in 1998, is renowned for its original architecture.

The property is notable for its perfect location 10 minutes’ walk from Sydney city center, close to monuments, a museum and a cathedral as well as gardens and a harbour. A bus stop as well as Wynyard subway station are not far from the hotel.

The hotel offers easy access to boutiques and shops.

There is Circular Quay train station nearby. Kingsford Smith airport is 10 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

There are 509 fashionable rooms fitted with LCD TV, wireless internet, soundproof windows, plasma TV and a dining area. Some rooms feature views over Sydney Harbour. These rooms have carpet floor and contemporary furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the bar guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. Residents can try dishes of seafood cuisine at the restaurant. Guests can try wines, tea and coffee served in the café bar. The property is set in Sydney CBD district, within about 5 minutes' walk of Cafe Sydney and Selah that serve delectable meals.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

There are a beauty salon, an elevator and a newspaper stand available on the premises.

Relax

The hotel provides babysitting and cribs for families with children. The property offers a gym and a fitness centre to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at AUD 25 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 65 per day.

The hotel personnel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Czech, Hungarian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Hindi, Bahasa Indonesian, Afrikaans, Croatian, Tagalog / Filipino.

Number of floors:   32.  Number of rooms:   509.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Harbor view
  • Water view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

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Hotel Address:

117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia, 2000

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City Center
  • Sydney
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Circular Quay Station
    1000 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: European, Australian)
    700 ft
  • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
    600 ft
Parks
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
    1300 ft
Beaches
  • Shark Island
    1500 ft
  • iVenture Card Australia
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    509

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Rooms and availability

Club Deluxe King Room
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    City King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 345 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      Superior City Side Room
      Bed type: Double beds
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      Superior City Side King Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
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      • Private bathroom
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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 345 sq. feet
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        Intercontinental Sydney photos Room Deluxe Eastern Harbour View Room
        Deluxe King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 345 sq. feet
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        • Private bathroom
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Intercontinental Sydney Hotel Sydney location
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          Hotel Address:

          117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia, 2000

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Sydney
            3000 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Circular Quay Station
            1000 ft
          Underground stations
          • Wynyard Station
            2300 ft
          Restaurants
          • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: European, Australian)
            700 ft
          • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
            600 ft
          Parks
          • Royal Botanic Gardens
            1300 ft
          Beaches
          • Shark Island
            1500 ft
          • iVenture Card Australia
            2700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            32
          • Number of rooms:
            509

          Hotel Awards

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          Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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          Intercontinental Sydney Location

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • Australia Square - 1400 ft
          • Martin Place - 1700 ft
          • Overseas Terminal - 1700 ft

          Places of interest

          Train stations

          Monuments and Landmarks

          Historical sites

          • Government House - 700 ft

          Museums

          Parks

          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

          • Royal Botanic Gardens - 1400 ft

          Underground stations

          Marina

          Local attractions

          • Sydney Lyric Theatre - 5100 ft
            Pirrama Rd, Sydney
          • Queen Victoria Building - 1.1 mi
            455 George Street, Sydney
          • Blues Point Reserve - 1.1 mi
            Corner Blues Point Road and Henry Lawson Drive, Sydney
          • St. Mary's Cathedral - 1.0 mi
            St Mary's Road & College Street, Sydney
          • Hyde Park Barracks Museum - 1.1 mi
            Macquarie Street, Sydney

          Near the hotel

          • Circular Quay - 700 ft
            Sydney Cove, Sydney
          • Justice & Police Museum - 600 ft
            Cnr. Albert and Phillip Streets, Sydney
          • Royal Botanic Gardens - 1300 ft
            Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney
          • The National Opal Collection - 1200 ft
            60 Pitt Street, Sydney
          • Customs House - 600 ft
            31 Alfred Street, Sydney
          • Oz Jetboating Sydney Harbour - 800 ft
            Circular Quay, Sydney
          • Government House - 1200 ft
            Royal Botanic Gardens, Macquarie Street, Sydney

          Restaurants nearby

          • Cafe Sydney - 700 ft

            Address: 5th Floor, Customs House
            Phone: 0292518683

            70% likes this, based on 881 reviews
            Cuisine: European, Australian

          • Quay Restaurant - 1900 ft

            Address: Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks
            Phone: 61 2 9251 5600

            71% likes this, based on 553 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic, Australian
            Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

          • Pendolino - 2900 ft

            Address: Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St
            Phone: 02 9231 6117

            84% likes this, based on 248 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: USD 25 - USD 58

          • Selah - 600 ft

            Address: 12 Loftus Street
            Phone: (02) 9247 0097

            72% likes this, based on 150 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian
            Price Range: USD 40 - USD 40

          • The Fine Food Store - 2000 ft

            Address: Kendall Lane, The Rocks
            Phone: 02 9252 1196

            70% likes this, based on 157 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, Australian, Organic
            Price Range: USD 6 - USD 15

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            32
          • Number of rooms:
            509

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          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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          Intercontinental Sydney Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Intercontinental Sydney

          Average guest rating

          8.2out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 173 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Service
          8.0
          Value
          8.0
          Location
          10.0
          Rooms
          5.5

          Guest reviews

          • Single
            9.2

            The breakfast service is very confuse and poor. The area for the hot food buffet is small, causing long lanes. Also my table was given to another guests while I was serving myself in the buffet, causing embarassement for both guest.

          • Couple
            5.8

            general design - seemed very dated - especiallly the cafe for breakfast

          • Couple
            7.0

            Location was great. Service was fine: friendly though not very inclusive.

            The pool and the fitness centre.

          • Family with children
            7.8

            Excellent location and very friendly helpful staff

            Room keys had to be used in the lift and were floor specific which was very inconvenient as our children were on a different floor. Very expensive car parking.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            The location of the hotel was just great for views of the harbour and access to all areas.

            The hotel rooms did not have free wireless internet access and there was no complimentary bottled water in the room which is a rounding error when paying these prices for rooms.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Wonderful hotel with excellent service and quality. Situated near to Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            The location was perfect for our needs; very close to the Opera House, Botanic Gardens, Circular Quay & passenger ferry depot where we could connect to anywhere in the harbor.. Also reasonably close to "The Rocks" for shopping and eating. We did not need a taxi for any of the above. For our purposes the location was perfect. The hotel was very up-scale and impressive.

            The business center was a dissapointment. I found the computers slow and antiquated. The hotels policy of paying for a certian number of minutes or hours in advance and being automaticly logged out if you are running late was a big inconvienience. A much better system would be to let the client use what-ever time is necessary and pay when they are finished.

          • Group of friends
            7.0

            Comfortable beds and clean bathroom

            $495.00 is expensive for a bed for the night and the snacks are too dear. Rationing of tea and milk and no biscuits was a bit cheap, considering the cost of the room.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            We stayed on the club section and had really great service. The view from the 31st floor was fabulous and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was very good with a variety of breakfast foods, an afternoon tea, and lovely cocktails pre-dinner.

            We enjoyed all aspects of the InterContinental however there was miscommunication between Booked.net and the hotel in terms of the hotel room type.

          • Older travelers
            5.8

            Room was fine but nothing special for the money that was charged

            According to Booked.net money for the stay was to be charged upon departure, however Intercontinental charged our credit card 2 months prior to our stay and did not want to refund the money. Also very outdated and old hotel. Booked this place for the view of Sydney Harbour, however no view to be seen from anywhere in the hotel, unless you go to small indoor pool,or pay $150.00 per day to use members club facilities. Would not recommend this hotel, you can get much better place to stay in Sydney.

          • Couple
            6.6

            the location was excellent.

            it was great experience however, the room facilities was very old especially the bath room its classic but I guess they need to renew it.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            The design of the court "the cortile" and the room decoration

          • Couple
            9.2

            Comfort, cleanliness and size of room

          • Couple
            9.2

            the location is amazing. overall a great experience and would recommend it to friends and family!

            the bedrooms are beautiful the bathrooms could be bigger and more modern otherwise it was amazing.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            The quality of the staff in the foyer lunch?coffee area.

            The room smelt a little of smoke. The ice was delivered to the room when we were out for the evening and had melted by the time we had returned - and wanted to use it.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Intercontinental Sydney Hotel Sydney location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia, 2000

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Sydney
            3000 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Circular Quay Station
            1000 ft
          Underground stations
          • Wynyard Station
            2300 ft
          Restaurants
          • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: European, Australian)
            700 ft
          • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
            600 ft
          Parks
          • Royal Botanic Gardens
            1300 ft
          Beaches
          • Shark Island
            1500 ft
          • iVenture Card Australia
            2700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            32
          • Number of rooms:
            509

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyIntercontinental Sydney

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

          Use Badge