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4.7 out of 5

"Hotel within walking distance of many places of interest. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 17 Jan 2018

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the comfortable rooms at InterContinental Sydney. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Circular Quay. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Built in 1851, this 5-star hotel has 509 rooms over 31 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and an LCD TV in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, LCD TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi
  • Drinking and dining options include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Valet parking and self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Indulge with Swedish massages, body treatments or hydrotherapy at Odyssey Massage
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre and a sauna
  • Guests have great things to say about the location and the comfortable guestrooms
  • Steps from Circular Quay and 5 minutes on foot from Government House
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Room, 2 Double Beds (Harbour Bridge View)

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Club Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed (Opera House View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds (Opera House View)

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds (City Side)

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Club Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

InterContinental Sydney ratings based on 6 verified reviews

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

Guest reviews for InterContinental Sydney

Everyone (3)
5 out of 5
Hotel within walking distance of many places of interest. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Posted by , from cyprus on 17 Jan 2018

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5 out of 5

Excellent luxury hotel close to sights and harbour

Pros: Location. Quality. Staff
Cons: Nothing, it's perfect.
Location: Central Station, The Quay and waterfront, Opera House, Gardens, art gallery, museums.
Excellent hotel in historic building conversion. Great staff. Lovely room and amenities.

Posted by , from Ashford, UK on 28 Nov 2017

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4 out of 5

Extremely comfortable pillows and bed

Extremely comfortable pillows and bed. Staff very polite and helpful. Disappointing that one had to pay extra to visit the rooftop terrace.

Posted by , from sydney on 29 Oct 2017

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4 out of 5
Obwohl, so sehr Großes Hotel und sehr viele Menschen für Übernachtungen, Hochzeiten, Konferenzen ect. Täglich hin kommen, alles sehr gut organisiert, die Personal ohne Ausnahmen, sehr freundlich. Einzige, Preisleistung stimmr nicht, weil die Zimmer sind realativ alt und sehr "altmodischer"einrichtungen. Ich bin drei mal in derei verschiedenen Zimmer übernachtet. Alles gleiche. Suite, Luxus Zimmer etc. Etc. Stimmt einfach nicht. Tepoich Boden, alte Holz. Alles zu schwer. Ansonsten qkkes gut

Posted by on 21 Oct 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Nov 2019 by General Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your recent stay with us at InterContinental Sydney. We do hope to welcome you back to the Hotel again in the future. Warm regards, Jennifer Brown General Manager

5 out of 5
Alles wunderbar, nur Badezimmer ist "Veraltet" und nicht in neuen Zustand. Passt nicht zu Rest von Hotel.

Posted by on 14 Oct 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Nov 2019 by General Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for sharing your positive rating following your experience at InterContinental Sydney. Thank you for your constructive comments regarding our bathrooms. Warm regards, Jennifer Brown General Manager

5 out of 5
sehr freundliches Personal, Zimmer bereits am morgen der Anreise verfügbar, super Frühstück, sehr gute zentrale Lage

Posted by on 20 Apr 2018

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About the InterContinental Sydney

Location 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 27 March 2020 to 29 October 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

InterContinental Sydney offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a sauna. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. 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. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 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

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (14.7 km / 9.2 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Circular Quay Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Martin Place Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

InterContinental Sydney offers 509 forms of 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, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. This Sydney hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). 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
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full 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

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Odyssey Massage. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 110.0 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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 may be 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. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 42 for adults and AUD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 132 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 70.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 110.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

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

Hotel Names

  • InterContinental Hotel Sydney
  • InterContinental Sydney
  • Sydney InterContinental
  • Intercontinental Sydney Hotel Sydney
  • InterContinental Sydney Hotel
  • InterContinental Sydney Hotel
  • InterContinental Sydney Sydney
  • InterContinental Sydney Hotel Sydney

You should know

  • InterContinental Sydney offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • 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.

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