InterContinental Sydney

Sydney, Australia

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

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For 2018 & 2019:

To receive the below listed Virtuoso Amenities a minimum of an Eastern Harbour View Room must be booked (not combinable with other offers and value adds)*

  • Access to the exclusive Club InterContinental, Sydney's only rooftop Club with a wrap around terrace and panoramic views of Sydney Harbour.
  • Within the Club lounge, your guests will enjoy the following benefits:

-Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in-room guests

-All day light refreshments

- Complimentary Wi-Fi

-Twilight drinks and canapes (5-7 pm)

-Comp wireless internet access

-Personalised Concierge and business centre facilities

  • Early check-in from 11am and 2pm late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Room upgrade on arrival (subject to availability)

*Amenities/Virtuoso rates not valid for New Year’s Eve as only restricted package rates are offered. For evenings of 29, 30, 31 December 2018, complimentary full buffet breakfast will be served in Cafe Opera as the Virtuoso amenity of Club InterContinental will not be applicable.

**Please Note - When room upgrades are not available, guests will still enjoy the daily benefits of the Club InterContinental

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PROPERTY SIZE: 509 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Sophisticated
City Life Landmarks Local Immersion

InterContinental Sydney

Address:
117 Macquarie Street
Sydney, 2000
Australia
Nearest Airport:
Kingsford Smith (SYD)
6 mi / 9 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Business Center
  • Club Floor
  • Conference Facilities
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Car Rental Desk
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • House Safe
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Salon
  • Turndown Service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wakeup Calls


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Spa


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

About Us

Some people visit Sydney’s Icons. Others stay in them.

Discover the pinnacle of definitive luxury with a dramatic glass atrium and sandstone arcades inside InterContinental Sydney. Nestled in the renowned dress circle of Circular Quay with unparalleled views across the harbour city, InterContinental Sydney has been an icon of choice for more than 30 years. Set within the beautifully restored Treasury Building of 1851, InterContinental Sydney holds a rich heritage of 19th century architecture, wonderment and history, sitting upon the first grape vines planted in Australia in 1788.

InterContinental Sydney’s 509 contemporary guest rooms, including 28 suites, blends luxury with comfort. Each room contains a picture frame view of the city skyline, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House or the Royal Botanic Gardens, WiFi access and spacious work zone and luxury window seat and chaise lounge to enjoy the views.

Discover an array of tantalising dining options suited for any celebration or occasion. From the fresh, seasonal seafood buffet of Cafe Opera, to a la carte degustation dinner’s in 117 dining, to specially crafted cocktails, wines or the hotel’s renowned High Tea or High Coffee served in The Cortile.

• Around the clock room service, valet and Concierge

• Three dining venues

• Traditional High Tea served in The Cortile

• 24 hour gymnasium

• Indoor heated swimming pool on 31st floor

• Business Centre providing full business support services

• Sebastian Salon

• Massages

• On the doorstep to the city’s leading jogging tracks

• 9 miles /15 kilometers from Sydney Airport (15 - 20 minutes by taxi)

• Non-smoking guest rooms only and disabled facilities

• All Guest rooms are 344.44 square feet / 32 square metre

• Suites are 753.47 square feet / 70 square metre

• High speed internet access and spacious work zone with task lighting

• Luxury window seat

• Mini bar, digital LCD TV, dual telephone line and in-room safe

• Opening date - 1985

Best of the Best

Nestled in Circular Quay with unparalleled views, InterContinental Sydney has been an icon of choice for more than 30 years. Set within the beautifully restored Treasury Building of 1851 overlooking the world-famous harbor, InterContinental unlocks Sydney’s essence. The hotel's guestrooms and suites blend elegance and comfort; guests can enjoy world-class facilities including an indoor swimming pool with harbor views, multilevel gym and massage facilities. The award-winning Club InterContinental provides access to the Club lounge’s wrap-around terrace and benefits including deluxe breakfast, all-day refreshments, drinks and Wi-Fi.

Advisor Tip

Ask for a room overlooking the Eastern Harbour to see the sunrise over Sydney’s botanical gardens, or for a view of the Opera House. –Rob Clabbers Chicago, Illinois

Location

Address
117 Macquarie Street
Sydney, 2000
Australia
Nearest Airport
Kingsford Smith (SYD), 6 Miles / 9 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Deluxe Eastern Harbour View(former Bay)

Deluxe Eastern Harbour View Room

Upgrade: Deluxe Eastern Harbour View Room with guaranteed Club InterContinental access.

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Club Eastern Harbour View (Former Bay)

Club Eastern Harbour View

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Club Opera House View

Club Opera House View

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Premium Opera House View

Premium Opera House View

Upgrade: Premium Opera House View Room with Club access.

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Club Executive Suite

Club Executive Suite

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Executive Suite

Executive Suite

Upgrade to: Executive Suite with guaranteed Club InterContinental access.

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
View More
Total 6 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
City Life, Landmarks, Local Immersion
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 509
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

On request

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

To guarantee a reservation, please provide credit card details (incl. expiry date, exact name as shown on the credit card)

Cancellation Policy

To cancel a guaranteed booking, you must advise the hotel 72 hours before day of arrival, otherwise one night's accommodation will be charged to the credit card that was given as a guarantee.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Pre-payment via Bank Transfer (Bank Transfer must be released at least 5 working days prior to arrival)  

Credit card

Terms & Conditions

Virtuoso amenity of Club InterContinental is not offered on evenings of 29, 30 & 31 December as only restricted (pre-paid/non-refundable, minimum night stay) rates are offered.



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

.

For 2018 & 2019:

To receive the below listed Virtuoso Amenities a minimum of an Eastern Harbour View Room must be booked (not combinable with other offers and value adds)*

  • Access to the exclusive Club InterContinental, Sydney's only rooftop Club with a wrap around terrace and panoramic views of Sydney Harbour.
  • Within the Club lounge, your guests will enjoy the following benefits:

-Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in-room guests

-All day light refreshments

- Complimentary Wi-Fi

-Twilight drinks and canapes (5-7 pm)

-Comp wireless internet access

-Personalised Concierge and business centre facilities

  • Early check-in from 11am and 2pm late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Room upgrade on arrival (subject to availability)

*Amenities/Virtuoso rates not valid for New Year’s Eve as only restricted package rates are offered. For evenings of 29, 30, 31 December 2018, complimentary full buffet breakfast will be served in Cafe Opera as the Virtuoso amenity of Club InterContinental will not be applicable.

**Please Note - When room upgrades are not available, guests will still enjoy the daily benefits of the Club InterContinental

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Excellent location and excellent service

By: HowardB


Reviewed on: 15 Feb 2014

While the Room was on the small side, it was immaculate and the service was friendly and helpful . The location is in walking distance of everything you would need and the view from the club room was unbelievable.
Travel Advisor:  Malaka Hilton
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Intercontinental Sydney-Hotel

By: Tom


Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2015

Exceptional hotel and service. Found nothing to improve upon.

Wonderful rooms and very friendly staff.

By: Ann1947


Reviewed on: 22 Feb 2016

All was perfect, the view, the food and the staff all so friendly and helpful.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Andersen
Not Recommended

Not recommended at all

By: K.T


Reviewed on: 27 May 2016

I don’t recommend this hotel at all. Unfortunately, we had a very unpleasant stay. First of all, we were told in an unpleasant manner to wait until 3 pm, if we don’t want to pay the extra charge for early check-in without them even checking the availability. Also, when my husband went to the club lounge, he was told that out room number is not registered for lounge access and that our amenity is only for breakfast, and were made to leave. Later on, he went back to the lounge with the list of all Virtuoso amenities that was provided to us at the time of check-in, the staff finally let him in. Lastly, we asked the travel agent to arrange a microwave in the room. However, even though we had proof that it was requested by our agent, the staff said that “we did not receive the request”. Actually, the front desk staff is more polite and friendly compared to the staff at the lounge.

A Truly First Class Hotel

By: RussB


Reviewed on: 24 Feb 2017

The Intercontinental Sydney was formerly a Government building, with lots of character. We enjoyed a harbor view room, looking out on the Sydney Opera House,the ferry docks and the bridge.WOW! It was a costly stay but OK in the context of a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
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By: Liz


Reviewed on: 17 Nov 2017

very good hotel
Travel Advisor:  Cliff Morgan
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Great location

By: Sue


Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2017

The hotel is starting to show signs of needing major refurbishment, however as you get club access with an eastern harbour room, this location is quite possibly the most superb in Sydney for it's club lounge outlook over the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Club lounge offerings have improved since my last stay here. Close to Circular Quay and the Rocks.
Travel Advisor:  Katie Schmit
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InterContinental Sydney

By: Sheryl Mayberry


Reviewed on: 27 Dec 2017

One of my favorite hotels anywhere. Perfectly located one block from Sydney Harbor, the rooms were large with a beautiful view. The roof top restaurant/bar was one of our favorite places to be every morning and early evening. I used the salon for a nail appointment and my son used the work out facilities and had a deep tissue massage. The staff is superior in every aspect of the hotel. The concierge recommended two amazing restaurants within walking distance. I could spend a vacation never leaving this hotel!
Travel Advisor:  Nancy Cutter

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By: Sailer


Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2018

Very nice hotel. Complimentary breakfast was the best
Travel Advisor:  Cheryl Fenig

Very nice stay

By: Newbee


Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2018

Really enjoyed our stay at this property. The room was very nice, great location, very friendly service and enjoyed access to the club floor. My only disappointment was how crowded the Club Lounge was.
Travel Advisor:  Gloria Welles