Intercontinental Hotel - Sydney

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

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

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

Intercontinental Hotel boasts perfect positioning at a close distance to Sydney Harbour, Central Business District and Museum of Sydney, offering 509 rooms and an indoor heated pool, a massage room and a treatment room. Renovated in 2004, the spectacular hotel has welcomed guests since 1998.

Located in a commercial area close to Wynyard subway station as well as monuments, an opera house and a gallery in Sydney. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

Quick access to restaurants and an oceanarium is provided.

Intercontinental Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

En-suite rooms feature a private safe, Wi-Fi, cable TV, a rollaway bed and central heating. As the hotel overlooks Sydney Harbour and Darling Harbour, guests can enjoy a panoramic view from their rooms. The guestrooms offer a stylish interior and carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the bar. The magnificent on-site restaurant specializes in seafood cuisine. At the comfortable lobby bar guests will enjoy a selection of wines, tea and coffee. The seafood restaurant Cafe Sydney is within easy reach of the property.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests are offered to rent cars at Intercontinental Hotel to discover the sites of Sydney.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a library, loungers and a golf course. For active guests a gym and a fitness center are provided.

Internet

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

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 45 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

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

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

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • 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

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Intercontinental Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
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Hotel Address:

117 Macquarie Street | Sydney Cbd, Sydney, Australia, 2000

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City Center
  • Sydney
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Circular Quay Station
    1000 ft
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: European, Australian)
    600 ft
  • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
    500 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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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Rooms and availability

Intercontinental photos Exterior
Governor Suite
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Club Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
    Size: 345 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      City Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
      Size: 345 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Superior City Side Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
          Size: 345 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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            Intercontinental photos Room Deluxe Eastern Harbour View Room
            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
            Size: 345 sq. feet
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            • Private bathroom
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              Deluxe Suite
              Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
              Size: 755 sq. feet
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              • Private bathroom
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Intercontinental Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
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                Hotel Address:

                117 Macquarie Street | Sydney Cbd, Sydney, Australia, 2000

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Sydney
                  2700 ft
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Circular Quay Station
                  1000 ft
                Underground stations
                • Wynyard Station
                  2300 ft
                Restaurants
                • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: European, Australian)
                  600 ft
                • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
                  500 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

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

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                Intercontinental Location

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                What's nearby

                Popular areas

                • Overseas Terminal - 1700 ft

                Places of interest

                Train stations

                Convention centers

                Shopping areas

                Monuments and Landmarks

                Historical sites

                • Government House - 700 ft

                Museums

                Parks

                • The Domain - 1700 ft

                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 (QVB) - 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
                • Government House - 1200 ft
                  Royal Botanic Gardens, Macquarie Street, Sydney
                • Customs House - 600 ft
                  31 Alfred Street, Sydney
                • Oz Jetboating Sydney Harbour - 800 ft
                  Circular Quay, Sydney
                • The National Opal Collection - 1200 ft
                  60 Pitt Street, Sydney

                Restaurants nearby

                • Cafe Sydney - 600 ft

                  Address: 5th Floor, Customs House
                  Phone: 0292518683

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

                • Quay Restaurant - 1800 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 - 2800 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 - 500 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

                Hotel Awards

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

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                Intercontinental Reviews

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

                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 Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                117 Macquarie Street | Sydney Cbd, Sydney, Australia, 2000

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Sydney
                  2700 ft
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Circular Quay Station
                  1000 ft
                Underground stations
                • Wynyard Station
                  2300 ft
                Restaurants
                • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: European, Australian)
                  600 ft
                • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
                  500 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

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

                Use Badge