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

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

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 is placed in the center of Sydney and offers beautiful views over the garden. With accents of colonial architecture, the hotel was built in 1998 and renovated in 2004.

This hotel is located in a business area and 1.6km from St. Mary's Cathedral, Milsons Point and Ensemble Theatre. The property is placed next to Government House Sydney, Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Harbour Bridge as well as commercial centers and an aquarium.

The hotel is situated near monuments, art galleries and a cathedral.

Circular Quay train station lies within a 5-minute walk. Kingsford Smith airport is 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.

Rooms

The property comprises of luxury Superior City Side Double Room, Club Deluxe Double Room and City Double Room appointed with Wi-Fi, a mini-refrigerator, a laptop-size safe, a private balcony and a minibar. Guests can also use kitchenware, coffee/tea makers and a dryer available in each room.

Eat

A deluxe breakfast is served daily. Australian dishes are served in the gastronomic restaurant. The comfortable lobby bar offers a terrace.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Aside from 24-hour reception, concierge service and 24-hour room service, guests can also make use of a barber shop, a hairdresser and a lift.

Relax

This contemporary hotel offers shiatsu massage, a health club and a sauna. The on-site fitness center comes with a gym and fitness classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at AUD 25 per day.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is AUD 45 per day.

The hotel personnel speaks English, Deutch, French, Spanish, Italiano, 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

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
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Leisure/TV room

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

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

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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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Rooms and availability

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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Room facilities
    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
    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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      • Air conditioning
      • 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 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: GBP 18 - GBP 70

        • 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 17 - GBP 39

        • Selah - 150 m

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

          72% likes this, based on 150 reviews
          Cuisine: Australian
          Price Range: GBP 27 - GBP 27

        • 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: GBP 4 - GBP 10

        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

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