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InterContinental Sydney

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #16 of 182 hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

4 things jumped out at us while staying at this hotel: 1) the air ventilation in the (standard) room is outstanding. No sound of roaring air conditioning, no bathroom exhaust, yet the room was gently exhausted and kept at our selected temperature, almost by magic; 2) location is outstanding. A few blocks' walk to the Opera House and all that... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've stayed at around 10 hotels in Sydney and this one is average. The rooms are small but pleasant, despite the busy road outside they are also very quiet. In the evening we tried to have a drink in the bar area. After waiting an age to be served we realised the champagnes by the glass were extremely limited, Mumm... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stunning sight lines of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Great views from the pool on the 36th floor. Friendly staff. Very comfortable beds and pillows. Conveniently located within walking distance of Circular Quay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In our room and have to stand in one tiny area to get internet. Can't sit at desk, certainly can't lay in bed. This Intercontinental is a mixed bag. We always stay in Intercontinentals and the service is usually superb. We are here now and have been disappointed in many ways. Not our usual experience.

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Interconsydney, General Manager at InterContinental Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Gingergal8 We do hope you have received our private message asking for you to contact us to assist you. Your review states you are in house at present. Please do contact us direct to enable us to resolve any problems you are having. Warm regards Joerg Boeckeler General Manager. More

Sydney
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying at the intercontinental this past weekend. We booked a night solely on the strength of the buffet breakfast (it has become a tradition to attend after my husband completes his half marathons) and were not disappointed. Clean rooms, fabulous city view, wonderfully comfortable bed and great great service. We arrived late (nearly 3am) and a... More

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Interconsydney, General Manager at InterContinental Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Andy Chiara Pleasure to read your review and very pleased the breakfast buffet met your expectations. Thank you also for sharing your stay via Tripadvisor, it is pleasing to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you for many more stays. Warm regards Joerg Boeckeler General... More

Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect location for our wedding weekend. Beautiful big rooms for getting ready, had a lovely view too. Great foyer and exterior for photos, short walk to water taxi. Attentive staff, great service and valet parking. Highly recommend!!!

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Interconsydney, General Manager at InterContinental Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Emma H Thank you very much for your recommendation, it is truly appreciated and we are so very pleased you had a wonderful wedding weekend. We do hope to welcome you back for many more celebrations. Warm regards Joerg Boeckeler General Manager More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was all round excellent. Lovely and helpful staff as with Aussie natured compared with some IC staff I have experienced. The room was very well presented and really well finished, very pleased. We didn't have the harbour view but asked to get into the club lounge to witness the sunrise and this was truly epic, the view over... More

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Interconsydney, General Manager at InterContinental Sydney, responded to this review

Dear John S Such a pleasure to read your review and I am pleased you had a wonderful stay with us. We do hope we can welcome you back again for many more. Warm regards Joerg Boeckeler General Manager More

Rockville, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is conveniently located near the harbor and botanical gardens. My room was great with a wonderful window seat and a partial view of the Harbor bridge. The bed was very comfortable and the room was quite large. Breakfast was great. The lobby is beautiful. My only complaint is that there is very few places to sit in the... More

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Interconsydney, General Manager at InterContinental Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Ectraveller12 Thank you for taking the time to write your reveiw and it is pleasing to read that you enjoyed the location of the hotel as well as the facilities. I am sorry though if seating was limited in the lobby during your visit. Otherwise, thank you very much again and we look forward to welcoming your return. Warm... More

Melbourne
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great hotel in Sydney with excellent location, good sized rooms and very pleasant staff. The folks at checkin were very polite, efficient and interested in us. They made us very welcome. Room facilities have always been very good and consistent. I used to stay hearer frequently years ago and have not been back for some time. It... More

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Interconsydney, General Manager at InterContinental Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Matt E Very pleased to read that you have returned to us and found the hotel to be of a high standard, lthank you very much for sharing your experience and we do hope that your future visits will not be so far apart. Warm regards Joerg Boeckeler General Manager More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
51 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quite a number of hotels worldwide have excellent views, but that is one point which is very much in the InterContinental's favour. From our room we could see the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, two world famous icons, but from the Club Lounge one just had to go round the corner of the balcony to see Government House, The... More

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Interconsydney, General Manager at InterContinental Sydney, responded to this review

Dear Sarum_castle Thank you so very much for your extensive review and I also thought "wow" when I read it. It is always such a pleasure to read a review that is not only informative but also providing such wonderful compliments. Again it was a pleasure to read your review and we do also hope that we can welcome you... More

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  • Opera house(69)
  • Circular quay(43)
  • Club lounge(28)
  • Great location(21)
  • Harbour Bridge(21)
  • Very good(17)
  • Top floor(4)
  • City view(4)
  • Star hotel(4)
  • Buffet breakfast(3)

Additional Information about InterContinental Sydney

Address: 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Sydney 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#6 Spa Hotel in Sydney #8 Romantic Hotel in Sydney #10 Family Hotel in Sydney #14 Business Hotel in Sydney #16 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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The award winning InterContinental Sydney blends contemporary style with 19th century architecture and offers sweeping views from Sydney Harbour Bridge to the Pacific Ocean. A perfect base for work and play, InterContinental Sydney is bordered by the city s commercial centre, Circular Quay and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Steps away is the historic Rocks area, Sydney Opera House, the Art Gallery of NSW, leading shops and boutiques and some of the finest restaurants this Harbour city has to offer. ... more   less 
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