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InterContinental Sydney

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Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've stayed at the Intercontinental Sydney three times - in 2001, 2006, and now in 2016. We keep returning because the hotel is in such a great spot, has great service and I'm sure the best view in town. This time we got a room on the 20th floor with the eastern harbor view looking out over the mouth of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am writing with regards to my stay in the hotel a couple of weeks back . it was a wonderful stay with my friends and kids as we had the harbor view facing room it made it a lot easier for us to forget our usual Sydney hectic morning . The staff is quite friendly and helpful, i also... More 

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

Dear lesleysmith384, Thank you for taking the time to write such a favourable Trip Advisor about your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. It was a delight to read that you felt the harbour view rooms provided you with a sanctuary to relax. It was rewarding to note that you found our team of colleagues to be pleasant and helpful. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Situated near the cbd, shopping strip, wharf, the rocks and the opera house, the hotel is widely accessible to many key locations in downtown Sydney. Price is steep but worth your penny. Room is spacious and excellent service provided by hotel staff. Great business and leisure hotel.

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

Dear Leonard L, May I thank you for taking time to reflect on your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. I am delighted to receive such favourable feedback in regards to not only our rooms but also the luxury service provided by our staff. Our aim is to create a great hotel that guests love and to know this was the... More 

Noosa, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! Loved this period building and the fusion of luxury modern. My husband and I stayed in the Harbour View suite with view that were spectacular day and night. Our room wasn't ready for check-in time so we were compensated with in-house credit. Their hair and beauty salon was fully booked and concierge quickly booked me in for an appointment... More 

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

Dear DanyLouise, Thank you for taking the time to write such a favourable review on Trip Advisor about your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. As we are located within the Heritage listed Treasury building, you do get a sense of old-world charm as soon as you walk through our doors. I must agree that our harbour view suites have such... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Harbour room view room is definately recommended, and breakfast in the morning is great - although I wish they included breakfast instead of charging additional $30 pp. Good for families and couples, reasonable walk to the CBD and shops and Opera house.

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

Dear singhbo, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. I must agree that the view from our harbour rooms are remarkable and definitely worth it. It is pleasing to hear that you also enjoyed the culinary offerings of our breakfast as well as our suitable location should you wish to... More 

Altea, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic location and service. Arrived 7am and were in our room by 8. Thank you for a great service. 2 min walk from circular quay. Had a Harbour view room with side views to opera house. Well worth the extra money. Will stay again. Very good breakfast buffet.

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

Dear Kristian L, Thank you for taking the time to share such positive feedback in regards to your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. It is pleasing to note that our team were able to accommodate such an early check in for you so that you were able to get settled into your room. I am also delighted to hear that... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very close to most main attractions & public transport including ferrys. Well appointed rooms with generous executive desk & facilities. Great city views offering casual cafe style meals for informal meetings & extensive seafood buffet lunches to impress valet parking & local to shops everything you could need for a short or long stay in Sydney.

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

Dear Belinda I, Thank you for writing such a favourable review on Trip Advisor. Very pleased to note that you felt our rooms to be well appointed to suit both business and leisure travellers. Thank you for also mentioning the culinary options within InterContinental Sydney. We aim to cater for all appetites, tastes and schedules with both Café Opera's seafood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Travelers: Family of 3 (2.5 year old) Room Selected: Room 1416 - King City View Check-in: We arrived on our holiday from Japan on the red-eye flight, so I was a bit worried about checking into the hotel. When we arrived at 10am, our room was already prepared, which was fantastic. We really appreciated the friendly and courteous staff. Room:... More 

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

Dear Itzsteve, I can only begin by thanking you for your kind words about your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. What a delight to note that you enjoyed so many aspects of our hotel! Especially when travelling with a young one, I can imagine the difference it made when we accommodated you with an early check in. I am glad... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived early in the morning from an overnight flight from LA. Our room was not ready. Bur we understood because this happens when you check in early. However they said give us about 90 minutes and we will have your room ready. So we took a nice walk across the street to the Royal Botanic Gardens. When we came... More 

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

Dear bkpoud2, Thank you for taking the time to reflect on your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. I am very pleased to read that my team of colleagues were able to accommodate you with a room not too long after your arrival from a long haul flight. I am delighted to hear that you loved your room and that both... More 

scotland
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location just off circular quay The club lounge is great too with fantastic views over the harbour and city Didn't eat in steakhouse but food looked good Bar is nice to relax at end of the day I would recommend to use this as a base for a short visit

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

Dear arky25Scotland, Thank you for taking the time to reflect on your recent stay at InterContinental Sydney. We are definitely situated in a beautiful part of Sydney, with easy access to the harbour as well as the city and Royal Botanic Gardens. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed Club InterContinental and its remarkable views of the Harbour. Once... More 

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Meat & Wine Co Circular Quay
The Meat & Wine Co Circular Quay
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Australian
Cafe Opera
Cafe Opera
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
InterContinental Sydney has been the luxury hotel of choice to meet, do business and unlock authentic experiences that make Australia's harbour city one of the best places in the world to live, work and visit. From its exceptional service and world-class facilities to luxury accommodation and rooftop Club InterContinental that overlooks Sydney harbour, it offers everything you need to make your time in the city count. With a total of 509 rooms and suites, 15 meetings and conferences spaces and dining options offering both seasonal fresh seafood buffet and a la carte dining, InterContinental Sydney caters for everyone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Sydney

Address: 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: $193 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Sydney 5*
Number of rooms: 509
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Sydney Hotel Sydney
Sydney Intercontinental
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
#11 Family Hotel in Sydney
#12 Spa Hotel in Sydney
#15 Business Hotel in Sydney
#26 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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