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

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 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 is located in the center of Sydney CBD district and offers views of Sydney Harbour and Darling Harbour. The spectacular building was renovated in 2004 and now combines minimalist architecture with modern technology.

This hotel is about 3.5 km away from Sydney Harbour, Central Business District and Museum of Sydney. The property lies within 400 meters from Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Royal Botanic Gardens.

Commercial centers, boutiques and shops are located nearby.

A 10-minute stroll will take you to Wynyard subway station. Just 10 minutes' drive from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

Intercontinental Hotel features rooms offering a panoramic view of the harbor that come with heating, a minibar, Wi-Fi, a rollaway bed and an in-room safe along with a small fridge, kitchenware and coffee/tea makers. They all have carpet floor and contemporary furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests of Intercontinental Hotel may enjoy a deluxe buffet breakfast from 6:30 till 10:30. The restaurant menu features seafood dishes. A variety of tea and coffee is offered in the rooftop bar.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests will benefit from a safe deposit box, a baggage storage and a lift along with medical service, 24-hour reception and wake up service.

Relax

The beach facilities include showers and outdoor chaise lounges. Active travelers will appreciate a gym and fitness center available on site.

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:   20.  Number of rooms:   498.

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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

  • 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
  • Sauna
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

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

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

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
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Circular Quay Station
    300 m
  • Wynyard Station
    700 m
Restaurants
  • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: Seafood, European, Australian)
    180 m
  • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
    150 m
Parks
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
    390 m
Beaches
  • Shark Island
    440 m
  • iVenture Card Australia
    810 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    20
  • Number of rooms:
    498

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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Rooms and availability

Intercontinental Club Deluxe Double RoomIntercontinental Club Deluxe Double RoomIntercontinental Club Deluxe Double Room
Club Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
Size: 32m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
    Intercontinental City Double RoomIntercontinental City Double RoomIntercontinental City Double RoomIntercontinental City Double Room
    City Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
    Size: 32m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This room includes access to the Club Intercontinetnal room, which offers - Uninterrupted views over Sydney Harbour, including the Harbour Bridge, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay - All-day light refreshments - Entertainment area features a Plasma TV and DVD player. - Free clothes pressing or laundry service for 2 pieces per day - Free WiFi - Free local calls - Personalised concierge and Business Centre Services - Deluxe buffet breakfast and a la carte selections from 6:30 until 10:30 weekdays and 6:30 until 11:00 weekends and public holidays. - Evening cocktails and canapes from 17:00 until 19:00 (no children permitted in Club after 17:00).

    Room facilities
      Intercontinental Standard City Side Double Room
      Standard City Side Double Room
      Bed type: King Size bed
      Size: 32m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      This room features city views.

      Room facilities
        Intercontinental Superior City Side Double RoomIntercontinental Superior City Side Double RoomIntercontinental Superior City Side Double Room
        Superior City Side Double Room
        Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
        Size: 32m2
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Intercontinental Superior RoomIntercontinental Superior RoomIntercontinental Superior Room
          Superior Room
          Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or King Size bed
          Size: 32m2
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Features a luxury window seat with views of the city skyline.

          Room facilities
            Intercontinental Deluxe Double RoomIntercontinental Deluxe Double RoomIntercontinental Deluxe Double Room
            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: King Size bed or Double or Twin beds or Double Bed
            Size: 32m2
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            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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            This room features a luxury window seat with views of Sydney Harbour and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

            Room facilities
              Intercontinental Deluxe SuiteIntercontinental Deluxe SuiteIntercontinental Deluxe Suite
              Deluxe Suite
              Bed type: Double beds or King Size bed
              Size: 70m2
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              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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              Room facilities
                Intercontinental Deluxe Corner SuiteIntercontinental Deluxe Corner Suite
                Deluxe Corner Suite
                Size: 70m2
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                • Free Wi-Fi
                • Air conditioning
                • Shower
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                This corner suite overlooks the Sydney Harbour and has a separate lounge area.

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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
                    800 m
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Circular Quay Station
                    300 m
                  • Wynyard Station
                    700 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: Seafood, European, Australian)
                    180 m
                  • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
                    150 m
                  Parks
                  • Royal Botanic Gardens
                    390 m
                  Beaches
                  • Shark Island
                    440 m
                  • iVenture Card Australia
                    810 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    20
                  • Number of rooms:
                    498

                  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

                  Tourist attractions

                  Popular areas

                  • Australia Square - 400 m
                  • Martin Place - 500 m
                  • Overseas Terminal - 500 m

                  Places of interest

                  • Pylon Lookout - 100 m
                  • NSW Parliament House - 400 m
                  • Government House Sydney - 400 m
                  • The Sydney Mint - 600 m
                  • Old Supreme Court Building - 700 m
                  • Sydney Opera - 700 m
                  • St Mary's Catholic Cathedral - 800 m
                  • Lady Macquarie's Chair - 900 m
                  • Woolloomooloo Wharf - 900 m

                  Train stations

                  Shopping areas

                  • Pitt Street Mall - 800 m

                  Historical sites

                  • Government House - 200 m

                  Museums

                  Parks

                  Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 400 m

                  Theaters

                  Marina

                  Local Attractions

                  • Sydney Lyric Theatre - 1.5km
                    Pirrama Rd, Sydney
                  • Queen Victoria Building (QVB) - 1.7km
                    455 George Street, Sydney
                  • Blues Point Reserve - 1.8km
                    Corner Blues Point Road and Henry Lawson Drive, Sydney
                  • St. Mary's Cathedral - 1.6km
                    St Mary's Road & College Street, Sydney
                  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum - 1.7km
                    Macquarie Street, Sydney

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • Circular Quay - 190 m
                    Sydney Cove, Sydney
                  • Justice & Police Museum - 180 m
                    Cnr. Albert and Phillip Streets, Sydney
                  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 390 m
                    Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney
                  • Government House - 350 m
                    Royal Botanic Gardens, Macquarie Street, Sydney
                  • Customs House - 170 m
                    31 Alfred Street, Sydney
                  • Oz Jetboating Sydney Harbour - 230 m
                    Circular Quay, Sydney
                  • The National Opal Collection - 340 m
                    60 Pitt Street, Sydney

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Cafe Sydney - 180 m

                    Address: 5th Floor, Customs House
                    Phone: 0292518683

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

                  • Quay Restaurant - 540 m

                    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, Fusion, Australian
                    Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 78

                  • Pendolino - 850 m

                    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: GBP 19 - GBP 44

                  • Selah - 150 m

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

                    72% likes this, based on 150 reviews
                    Cuisine: Australian
                    Price Range: GBP 30 - GBP 30

                  • The Fine Food Store - 580 m

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

                    70% likes this, based on 157 reviews
                    Cuisine: Contemporary, Café, Australian, Organic
                    Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 11

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    20
                  • Number of rooms:
                    498

                  Hotel Awards

                  AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyIntercontinental

                  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
                  Excellent
                  Based on 173 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Service
                  8.0
                  Value
                  8.0
                  Location
                  10.0
                  Rooms
                  5.5

                  Individual 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
                    800 m
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Circular Quay Station
                    300 m
                  • Wynyard Station
                    700 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: Seafood, European, Australian)
                    180 m
                  • Selah (cuisine: Australian)
                    150 m
                  Parks
                  • Royal Botanic Gardens
                    390 m
                  Beaches
                  • Shark Island
                    440 m
                  • iVenture Card Australia
                    810 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    20
                  • Number of rooms:
                    498

                  Hotel Awards

                  AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyIntercontinental

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

                  Use Badge