Intercontinental Sydney Hotel

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

Wi-Fi

AUD 25 per day

Parking

AUD 45 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out

Late check-in/-out

Food/ Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

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 appointed with a laptop-size safe, central heating, plasma TV, a rollaway bed and climate control. Some rooms feature views over Sydney Harbour. The rooms have elegant décor and dark-wood furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the bar guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. Residents can try dishes of seafood cuisine at the restaurant. The luxury café bar features a terrace and Wi-Fi. Guests can share a meal in Cafe Sydney and Selah, located about 200 meters away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Medical service, 24-hour reception and porter service as well as a storage room, currency exchange and a lift are available for guests' use.

Relax

A tennis court, loungers and a library are also offered on the premises. A gym and a fitness center are provided 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:   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

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

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia, 2000

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City Center
  • Sydney
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Circular Quay Station
    300 m
Underground stations
  • Wynyard Station
    700 m
Restaurants
  • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: 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:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    509

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Rooms and availability

Intercontinental Sydney photos Room
Club Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 32 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    City Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
    Size: 32 m²
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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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        Intercontinental Sydney photos Room Cityside Room
        Superior City Side Room
        Bed type: Double beds
        Size: 32 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Intercontinental Sydney photos Room Deluxe Eastern Harbour View Room
          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
          Size: 32 m²
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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
              800 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Circular Quay Station
              300 m
            Underground stations
            • Wynyard Station
              700 m
            Restaurants
            • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: 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:
              32
            • Number of rooms:
              509

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            Intercontinental Sydney Location

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas

            • Overseas Terminal - 500 m

            Places of interest

            • Pylon Lookout - 100 m
            • China Construction Bank Sydney Branch - 200 m
            • Government House Sydney - 400 m
            • NSW Parliament House - 400 m
            • Overseas Passenger Terminal - 500 m
            • The Sydney Mint - 600 m
            • The Rocks Markets - 600 m

            Train stations

            • Circular Quay Station - 200 m
            • Circular Quay Station - 200 m
            • Wynyard Station - 600 m

            Convention centers

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

            Shopping areas

            • Museum of Sydney - 100 m
            • Hyde Park Barracks Museum - 100 m
            • Justice Police Museum - 100 m
            • Museum of Contemporary Art - 400 m

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Sydney Conservatorium of Music - 100 m
            • Government House Sydney - 400 m
            • NSW Parliament House - 400 m
            • The Rocks - 500 m
            • The Sydney Mint - 600 m

            Historical sites

            • Government House - 200 m

            Museums

            • The Royal Botanic Gardens - 300 m
            • The Domain - 500 m

            Parks

            • The Domain - 500 m

            Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

            • Royal Botanic Gardens - 400 m

            Underground stations

            • Wynyard Station - 600 m

            Marina

            • Circular Quay - 300 m
            • Circular Quay - 300 m

            Local attractions

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

            Near 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: 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, 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, Australian, Organic
              Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 11

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

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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
              800 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Circular Quay Station
              300 m
            Underground stations
            • Wynyard Station
              700 m
            Restaurants
            • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: 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:
              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