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

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

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

The world-class Intercontinental is situated in the center of Sydney close to Queen Victoria Building (QVB), Sydney Lyric Theatre and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Featuring Georgian architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 1998.

Monuments, art galleries and a cathedral as well as a harbour are in a short distance from the property. It is set 1km from the center of Sydney renowned for Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs Macquarie's Chair and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The venue is a short walk to commercial centers and markets.

Circular Quay train station lies within a 5-minute walk. A short drive from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

With a panoramic view over the garden, 498 rooms offer individual climate control, a mini-refrigerator, a laptop-size safe, a minibar and satellite TV along with an integrated bathroom featuring a hairdryer, free toiletries and a bathtub. Guests will enjoy a view of Darling Harbour and Sydney Harbour from their rooms. The hotel rooms come with carpet floor and dark-wood furniture.

Eat & Drink

Intercontinental offers a deluxe breakfast served from 6:30 till 10:30. Guest can enjoy fresh flavors of European meals at the air-conditioned restaurant. The luxury rooftop bar features Wi-Fi and a terrace.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Such business facilities as internet access and an overhead projector are available on site.

Relax

Intercontinental provides guests with babysitting service, a playground and video games for their children. Intercontinental offers sports activities including windsurfing, parasailing and boating.

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

  • Free shuttle service
  • 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
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

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

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual 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

  • Private 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

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • 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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    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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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      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
        Size: 32m2
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Intercontinental Deluxe Double RoomIntercontinental Deluxe Double RoomIntercontinental Deluxe Double Room
          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: King Size bed
          Size: 32m2
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          • Private bathroom
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            Intercontinental Deluxe Suite SuiteIntercontinental Deluxe SuiteIntercontinental Deluxe Suite Suite
            Deluxe Suite
            Bed type: Double beds
            Size: 70m2
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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
                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: CAD 34 - CAD 131

              • 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: CAD 32 - CAD 74

              • Selah - 150 m

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

                72% likes this, based on 150 reviews
                Cuisine: Australian
                Price Range: CAD 51 - CAD 51

              • 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: CAD 7 - CAD 19

              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