Shangri-La Hotel Sydney

176 Cumberland Street | Sydney Cbd, Sydney, Australia, 2000  show map
 5 stars
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Shangri-La Hotel Sydney

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Editorial review:

This Shangri-La does not meet the standards other Shangri-La locations in Asia. However, it has recently been renovated and is in the middle of the Rocks District which means it is a great location for wandering around and exploring. The service is average, but the rooms are a good size, and the views of Harbour Bridge and the Opera House are amazing especially from the bar and restaurant on the 36th floor.

Overview

Shangri-La Hotel Sydney is a 5-star property only 1.9km from Ensemble Theatre, Capitol Theatre and Chinese Garden of Friendship. Built in 1992, the spectacular hotel was renovated in 2006.

In the heart of Central Business district with great views of Sydney. Just 10 minutes from the center of Sydney.

An opera house and museums are set within walking distance.

Circular Quay train station lies within a 5-minute walk. Due to the hotel's excellent location, it will only take you a 10-minute drive to get to Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

The hotel's luxury rooms are appointed with individual climate control, LCD flat-screen TV, a laptop-size safe, Wi-Fi and a mini-refrigerator. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers available in all guestrooms.

Eat

A deluxe buffet breakfast is served in the dining room. International dishes are served in the first floor restaurant. Guests can relax in the in-house bar serving complimentary drinks.

Services

Guests will benefit from 24-hour room service, 24-hour reception and concierge service along with a souvenir shop, a beauty salon and a barber shop.

Relax

Leisure facilities include a cocktail lounge, an indoor heated pool and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel’s fitness center has fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is AUD 58 per day.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of floors   36.  Number of rooms   561.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/Club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Towels
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • 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 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 95 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Sydney location
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Hotel Address:

176 Cumberland Street | Sydney Cbd, Sydney, Australia, 2000

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City Center
  • Sydney
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Circular Quay Station
    400 m
  • Wynyard Station
    500 m
Restaurants
  • The Fine Food Store (cuisine: Contemporary, Café, Australian)
    350 m
  • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: Seafood, European, Australian)
    410 m
Beaches
  • Shark Island
    390 m
  • iVenture Card Australia
    1.0km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    36
  • Number of rooms:
    561

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Rooms and availability

Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Circular Twin RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Circular Twin RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Circular Twin Room
Circular Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or King Size bed
Size: 40m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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This east facing room boasts views over the city, Circular Quay and the Sydney Opera House. It features a marble bathroom, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an iPod dock and fluffy bathrobes and slippers. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for additional guests.

Room facilities
    Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Club Double RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Club Double RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Club Double Room
    Club Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
    Size: 40m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Horizon Darling Harbour King Horizon Club Access

    Room facilities
      Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Grand Deluxe Twin Room
      Grand Deluxe Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Twin beds or King Size bed
      Size: 50m2
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Deluxe Grand Harbour View Room

      Room facilities
        Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Premier RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Premier RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Premier Room
        Premier Room
        Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
        Size: 60m2
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        DOUBLE PREMIER-GRAND-HARBOUR VIEW-KING

        Room facilities
          Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Premier Corner Double RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Premier Corner Double RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Premier Corner Double Room
          Premier Corner Double Room
          Bed type: King Size bed
          Size: 60m2
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          Room facilities
            Grand Premier Double Room
            Bed type: Double Bed
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            • Free Wi-Fi
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            Premier Grand Harbour View Room

            Room facilities
              Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Guest RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Guest RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Guest Room
              Guest Room
              Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or King Size bed
              Size: 50m2
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              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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              DOUBLE HORIZON-DARLING HARBOUR VIEW-KING

              Room facilities
                Shangri-La Hotel Sydney SuiteShangri-La Hotel Sydney SuiteShangri-La Hotel Sydney Suite
                Suite
                Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or Triple
                Size: 83m2
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                • Free Wi-Fi
                • Air conditioning
                • Private bathroom
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                DOUBLE GRAND-SUITE

                Room facilities
                  Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Deluxe Twin RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Deluxe Twin RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Deluxe Twin RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Deluxe Twin Room
                  Deluxe Twin Room
                  Bed type: Twin beds or King Size bed or 2 Single beds
                  Size: 50m2
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                  • Free Wi-Fi
                  • Air conditioning
                  • Private bathroom
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                  DOUBLE DELUXE-GRAND-HARBOUR VIEW-KING

                  Room facilities
                    Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Double RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Double RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Double RoomShangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Double Room
                    Executive Double Room
                    Bed type: King Size bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
                    Size: 48m2
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                    • Free Wi-Fi
                    • Air conditioning
                    • Private bathroom
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                    Executive Grand Harbour View Room + Breakfast

                    Room facilities
                      Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive SuiteShangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Suite
                      Executive Suite
                      Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed and 1 Sofa bed or Double Bed
                      Size: 83m2
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                      • Free Wi-Fi
                      • Air conditioning
                      • Private bathroom
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                      Executive Grand Harbour View Suite + Breakfast

                      Room facilities
                        Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Corner SuiteShangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Corner SuiteShangri-La Hotel Sydney Executive Corner Suite
                        Executive Corner Suite
                        Bed type: King Size bed
                        Size: 48m2
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                        • Free Wi-Fi
                        • Air conditioning
                        • Shower
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                        Room facilities
                          Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Panoramic Tower Suite SuiteShangri-La Hotel Sydney Panoramic Tower Suite
                          Panoramic Tower Suite
                          Bed type: King Size bed
                          Size: 83m2
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                          Room facilities
                            Opera Room
                            Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed or King Size bed or Double Bed
                            Size: 40m2
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                            • Free Wi-Fi
                            • Air conditioning
                            • Private bathroom
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                            DOUBLE HORIZON OPERA CITY VIEW KING

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                              How to reach hotel

                              hotel Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Sydney location
                              Show big map »

                              Hotel Address:

                              176 Cumberland Street | Sydney Cbd, Sydney, Australia, 2000

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Sydney
                                900 m
                              Airports
                              Train Stations
                              • Circular Quay Station
                                400 m
                              • Wynyard Station
                                500 m
                              Restaurants
                              • The Fine Food Store (cuisine: Contemporary, Café, Australian)
                                350 m
                              • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: Seafood, European, Australian)
                                410 m
                              Beaches
                              • Shark Island
                                390 m
                              • iVenture Card Australia
                                1.0km
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-In:
                                from  3 pm
                              • Check-Out:
                                until  11 am
                              • Year renovated:
                                2007
                              • Number of floors:
                                36
                              • Number of rooms:
                                561

                              Hotel Awards

                              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyShangri-La Hotel Sydney

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

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                              Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Location

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                              What's nearby

                              Tourist attractions

                              • Miller's Point - 200 m
                              • The Rocks - 300 m
                              • Sydney Harbour - 400 m
                              • Sydney Harbor Bridge - 800 m
                              • Sydney Aquarium - 1.0km
                              • Harbour Bridge - 1.1km
                              • Queen Victoria Building - 1.1km

                              Popular areas

                              • Overseas Terminal - 400 m
                              • Australia Square - 400 m
                              • Martin Place - 700 m
                              • King Street Wharf Entertainment District - 800 m
                              • Cockle Bay - 1.2km

                              Places of interest

                              • Pylon Lookout - 400 m
                              • Government House Sydney - 700 m
                              • NSW Parliament House - 800 m
                              • Sydney Opera - 900 m
                              • Old Supreme Court Building - 900 m
                              • The Sydney Mint - 1.0km

                              Train stations

                              • Circular Quay Station - 300 m
                              • Wynyard Station - 400 m

                              Shopping areas

                              • Pitt Street Mall - 900 m

                              Historical sites

                              • Government House - 600 m

                              Museums

                              • Museum of Contemporary Art - 200 m
                              • Sydney Observatory - 200 m
                              • Museum of Sydney - 500 m

                              Parks

                              • The Domain - 1.0km

                              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                              • Sydney Wildlife World - 900 m
                              • Royal Botanic Gardens - 1.0km

                              Theaters

                              • Sydney Opera House - 900 m

                              Marina

                              • Circular Quay - 400 m

                              Local Attractions

                              • Australian Museum - 1.6km
                                6 College St, Sydney
                              • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 1.8km
                                Darling Harbour, Sydney
                              • Powerhouse Museum - 2.1km
                                500 Harris St Ultimo, Sydney
                              • Hyde Park Barracks Museum - 1.8km
                                Macquarie Street, Sydney
                              • Queen Victoria Building (QVB) - 1.9km
                                455 George Street, Sydney

                              Near the hotel

                              • Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge - 30 m
                                Cumberland Street, The Rocks, Sydney
                              • Susannah Place - 170 m
                                58-64 Gloucester Street, Sydney
                              • Museum of Contemporary Art - 330 m
                                140 George St, Sydney
                              • Oz Jetboating Sydney Harbour - 360 m
                                Circular Quay, Sydney
                              • The Rocks - 300 m
                                Sydney, New South Wales 2000Australia
                              • Sydney Observatory - 250 m
                                1003 Upper Fort Street, Sydney
                              • Garrison Church - 340 m
                                Argyle and Lower Fort Streets, Sydney

                              Restaurants Nearby

                              • The Fine Food Store - 350 m

                                Address: Kendall Lane, The Rocks
                                Phone: 02 9252 1196

                                71% likes this, based on 159 reviews
                                Cuisine: Contemporary, Café, Australian, Organic
                                Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 10

                              • Selah - 410 m

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

                                85% likes this, based on 152 reviews
                                Cuisine: Australian
                                Price Range: GBP 27 - GBP 27

                              • Pendolino - 890 m

                                Address: Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St
                                Phone: 02 9231 6117

                                71% likes this, based on 272 reviews
                                Cuisine: Italian
                                Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 38

                              • Cafe Sydney - 410 m

                                Address: 5th Floor, Customs House
                                Phone: 0292518683

                                70% likes this, based on 897 reviews
                                Cuisine: Seafood, European, Australian

                              • Quay Restaurant - 480 m

                                Address: Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks
                                Phone: 61 2 9251 5600

                                76% likes this, based on 568 reviews
                                Cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic, Fusion, Australian
                                Price Range: GBP 17 - GBP 68

                              Hotel information
                              • Check-In:
                                from  3 pm
                              • Check-Out:
                                until  11 am
                              • Year renovated:
                                2007
                              • Number of floors:
                                36
                              • Number of rooms:
                                561

                              Hotel Awards

                              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyShangri-La Hotel Sydney

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

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                              Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Reviews

                              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Shangri-La Hotel Sydney

                              Average guest rating

                              8.0out of 10
                              Excellent
                              Based on 100 reviews

                              Rating by category:

                              Value
                              7.5
                              Rooms
                              9.7
                              Service
                              9.2
                              Location
                              8.9

                              Individual guest reviews

                              • Couple
                                10.0

                                We really enjoyed the staff that worked there. They were all very welcoming, nice & friendly. The bed was the most comfortable bed we have ever slept in. The view of the Harbour Bridge & Opera House was exquisite!

                                We didn't like the fact that the drawer kept opening, and the desk chair was damaged.

                              • Couple
                                9.2

                                The room and service was fantastic with polite and helpful staff

                                I think it needs to clearly state on the internet regarding accessibility to the city for people wishing to access it without using transport. The steep hill for a person with a diability is restrictive.

                              • Older travelers
                                9.2

                                The hotel room was very comfortable and the fabulous king size bed was pure heaven. The bathroom was very well appointed and luxurious. The location of the hotel was perfect overlooking the harbour and had easy access to downtown Sydney, Circular Quay and all the bars and restaurants around the Rocks. Had a wonderful stay here and would definitely come back.

                                Although there were six lifts, it seemed to take forever to get one no matter what time of day or night. Not sure they were all in working order.

                              • Older travelers
                                9.6

                                The room was very big. The view was magnificent and the staff were fantastic, nothing was a problem to them. By far the best hotel I have ever stayed in worldwide.

                              • Family with children
                                10.0

                                The hotel is in a very good location, close to Sydney harbour bridge and opera house, also very close to ferries. And of course, shopping.

                              • Older travelers
                                10.0

                                we watched a play and needed some where to stay

                              • Older travelers
                                8.8

                                Luxurious comfort, pleasant ambience and incredible views and location.

                              • Group of friends
                                9.2

                                Awesome views; the harbour bridge and opera house seemed to be within touching distance of our window.

                              • Group of friends
                                7.8

                                The Comfortable Bed & Pillows

                                How Slow the Lifts were, waiting a long time for a lift.

                              • Couple
                                7.8

                                The bathroom was awesome! Such a big shower and the bath was lovely (seen as we dont have one in our home). It was a very nicely set up hotel and the way the room was decorated was lovely! For the price we paid we would stay there every weekend if we could!!!

                                When we went into the room it smelt like cigarette smoke which I really do not like. And the mini bar listing is written incorrectly people could argue if they wanted to as it says 2* coca cola can $6 this wouold make any normal person think that it is $6 for the 2 cans. Other then these we loved our stay.

                              • Older travelers
                                7.0

                                The rooms were generous in size. We were glad to see that our bathroom had a bath as well as a separate shower. Staff were very helpful and courteous.

                                The room we were allocated was next to a double apartment (507/508) and we had an adjoining door that was illfitting. The considerable noise of our neighbours especially at 4am spoilt our first night.If rooms such as ours is to be allocated separately, then the doors and soundproofing need attention or blocking off altogether.

                              • Couple
                                8.8

                                Central location, staff, view from the cocktail bar!

                                AUD$84 for breakfast for 2 people was a bit steep!

                              • Couple
                                7.4

                                Altitude bar was good if a little expensive

                              • Older travelers
                                9.4

                                The Blu bar is amazing. My only negative comment would be that the room we had was a bit dark. It's a shame the windows are not bigger to take in the view. I had to sit on the window box to get a veiw.

                              • Older travelers
                                10.0

                                The view overlooking the harbour and opera house. Just a short downhill walk to the city centre.

                                The short uphill walk back to the hotel. We probably needed the exercise!

                              How to reach hotel

                              hotel Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Sydney location
                              Show big map »

                              Hotel Address:

                              176 Cumberland Street | Sydney Cbd, Sydney, Australia, 2000

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Sydney
                                900 m
                              Airports
                              Train Stations
                              • Circular Quay Station
                                400 m
                              • Wynyard Station
                                500 m
                              Restaurants
                              • The Fine Food Store (cuisine: Contemporary, Café, Australian)
                                350 m
                              • Cafe Sydney (cuisine: Seafood, European, Australian)
                                410 m
                              Beaches
                              • Shark Island
                                390 m
                              • iVenture Card Australia
                                1.0km
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-In:
                                from  3 pm
                              • Check-Out:
                                until  11 am
                              • Year renovated:
                                2007
                              • Number of floors:
                                36
                              • Number of rooms:
                                561

                              Hotel Awards

                              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyShangri-La Hotel Sydney

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

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