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

Intercontinental Sydney Hotel is a 5-star property that provides visitors with an indoor swimming pool, a golf course and loungers. The grand hotel, built in 1998, is renowned for its original architecture.

The hotel boasts perfect location in the center of Sydney, providing access to St. Mary's Cathedral, Harbour Bridge and Central Business District within 15 minutes' walk. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Monuments, a museum and a cathedral are set within walking distance.

Wynyard underground station is only 800 meters away from the hotel. The hotel is located 10 minutes' drive from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

A spectacular view over the sea welcomes guests to superior city side king room, club deluxe king room and city king room offering en suite bathrooms along with LCD TV, wireless internet, IDD phone, heating and a kitchen. Guests will admire views across Sydney Harbour from the rooms. These modern guestrooms have carpet floor and contemporary furniture.

Eat & Drink

There is a bar for guests to enjoy their meal. Guests can wine and dine at the small restaurant, featuring simple seafood cuisine. The luxury bar serves a selection of wines, tea and coffee. Cafe Sydney and Selah are situated in a business area, about 200 meters from the venue.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests can rent cars to discover the nearby sites.

Relax

Babysitting and cribs are available for guests with children. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

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
  • 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 / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

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

Club King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Club Deluxe King Room
Harbor view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
Standard City Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Intercontinental Sydney photos Room
City King Room
Water view
  • Room size:

    32 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Intercontinental Sydney photos Exterior
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
Intercontinental Sydney photos Room Cityside Room
Superior City Side Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
Superior King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Intercontinental Sydney photos Room Cityside Room
Superior City Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
Intercontinental Sydney photos Room Deluxe Eastern Harbour View Room
Deluxe Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
Intercontinental Sydney photos Room
Deluxe King Room
Harbor view
  • Room size:

    32 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Deluxe King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices

Intercontinental Sydney Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Australia Square400 m
  • Martin Place500 m
  • Overseas Terminal500 m

Places of interest

  • Pylon Lookout100 m
  • China Construction Bank Sydney Branch200 m
  • Government House Sydney400 m
  • NSW Parliament House400 m
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal500 m
  • The Rocks Markets600 m
  • The Sydney Mint600 m

Train stations

  • Circular Quay Station200 m
  • Circular Quay Station200 m
  • Wynyard Station600 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Sydney Conservatorium of Music100 m
  • Government House Sydney400 m
  • NSW Parliament House400 m
  • The Rocks500 m
  • The Sydney Mint600 m

Historical sites

  • Government House200 m

Museums

  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum100 m
  • Museum of Sydney100 m
  • Justice Police Museum100 m
  • Museum of Contemporary Art400 m

Parks

  • The Royal Botanic Gardens300 m
  • The Domain500 m
  • The Domain500 m

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Royal Botanic Gardens400 m

Underground stations

  • Wynyard Station600 m

Marina

  • Circular Quay300 m
  • Circular Quay300 m

Local attractions

  • Sydney Lyric Theatre1.5 km
    Pirrama Rd, Sydney
  • Queen Victoria Building 1.7 km
    455 George Street, Sydney
  • Blues Point Reserve1.8 km
    Corner Blues Point Road and Henry Lawson Drive, Sydney
  • St. Mary's Cathedral1.6 km
    St Mary's Road & College Street, Sydney
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum1.7 km
    Macquarie Street, Sydney

Near the hotel

  • Circular Quay190 m
    Sydney Cove, Sydney
  • Justice & Police Museum180 m
    Cnr. Albert and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Royal Botanic Gardens390 m
    Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney
  • Government House350 m
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Customs House170 m
    31 Alfred Street, Sydney
  • Oz Jetboating Sydney Harbour230 m
    Circular Quay, Sydney
  • The National Opal Collection340 m
    60 Pitt Street, Sydney

Restaurants nearby

  • Cafe Sydney180 m

    Address: 5th Floor, Customs House
    Phone: 0292518683

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

  • Quay Restaurant540 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 77

  • Pendolino850 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 18 - GBP 43

  • Selah150 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 Store580 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

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyIntercontinental Sydney

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

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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

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