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4.6 out of 5

"Overall the best stay we've had sofar hospitality great, food great & view spectacular thank you Intercontinental we will definitely recommend to fami ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 01 Sep 2018

Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Sydney awaits you at InterContinental Sydney. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Government House and Sydney Opera House. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor swimming pool.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 509 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. In-room massages, safes, and hairdryers are also available.

A relaxing visit to Odyssey Massage can include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, aromatherapy, and hydrotherapy along with access to the sauna. The restaurant, Cafe Opera, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the fitness centre and sauna. Business travelers can take advantage of conference space and a business centre. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 5-star Sydney hotel include Circular Quay and Royal Botanic Gardens.

Standard Room, One King Bed, City Side

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$196 per night

Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Harbour Bridge View)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Harbour View (Eastern)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room (City Side)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds (City Side)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, View (Opera House View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

InterContinental Sydney ratings based on 1,044 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for InterContinental Sydney

Everyone (600) Couples (348) Business (3) Family (92)
4 out of 5
We loved the location and view. The bathroom looked a bit tired and more milk would have been good. Four tiny UHT milks was not enough for a night and morning coffee.

Posted by on 17 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Bar near pool was closed with no sign just a painter standing there saying err you cant come in. The room was lovely.

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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2 out of 5
We revisit often but on this occasion we were disappointed with check in and service in restaurant

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
The location is great, within 5 minutes of circular Quay.

Posted by on 10 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Apr. 2019 by Jennifer Brown General Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you so much for your positive rating. Warm Regards, Jennifer Brown General Manager

5 out of 5
The reception staff was exceptional. The overall experience was great.

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Apr. 2019 by Jennifer Brown General Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking a moment to write a review of your excellent experience with us at InterContinental Sydney. We are most appreciative of your kind words and to read that you took comfort whilst in our care and delight in the service provided to you by our team of colleagues. My team and I look forward to welcoming your return on another occasion soon! Warm Regards, Jennifer Brown General Manager

3 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2019

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8 Apr. 2019 by Jennifer Brown General Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your positive rating us at Wotif. We hope you will visit us again in the near future. Warm regards, Jennifer Brown General Manager

3 out of 5
Hotel was nice, the noise from the construction site next door was tough in the morning

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2019

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8 Apr. 2019 by Jennifer Brown General Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your review of InterContinental Sydney following your recent time spent with us. Please accept my sincere apologies for any noise disturbance but please know that we are working closely with the developers to ensure that any disturbance or inconvenience to our hotel guests is minimised while its redevelopment takes place. We hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, Jennifer Brown General Manager

5 out of 5
Loved it, car parking was high at $70 per day I'm not sure what else I can say

Posted by on 27 Mar. 2019

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27 Mar. 2019 by Jennifer Brown General Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you so much for posting your review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at InterContinental Sydney. Thank you for sharing your feedback on our parking service. We look forward to welcome you back on another occasion soon. Warm Regards, Jennifer Brown General Manager

About the InterContinental Sydney

Location 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Property Features

InterContinental Sydney offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business centre on site. A fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury InterContinental Sydney. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Sydney hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 509 guestrooms or units
  • 31 levels
  • Built in 1851
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (16.6 km / 10.3 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Circular Quay Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Martin Place Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

InterContinental Sydney offers 509 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. This Sydney hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Cafe Opera – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Body treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 75.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 42 for adults and AUD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 70.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 75.0 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • InterContinental Sydney Hotel
  • InterContinental Hotel
  • InterContinental Sydney

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.