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Swissotel Sydney

Level 8 68 Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 01/24/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#49 of 204 hotels in Sydney
Travelers' Choice
Step into a world of 5-star Swiss hospitality in the heart of Sydney. From the moment you enter our striking contemporary lobby and are warmly welcomed at reception to the moment you check out, sincere Alpine friendliness and generosity accompany you every step of the way. Our 369 airy, uncluttered rooms and suites boast intuitive modern design, premium comforts and city views – a tranquil retreat for a business trip, a weekend in the CBD or a Sydney holiday. Because we’re Swiss at heart, we believe that health and happiness go hand-in-hand. Everything we do – from the sophisticated wholesome cuisine we serve at Crossroads Bar to the soothing massages and treatments at Spa & Sport – is geared toward enhancing the Quality in Life of our guests. Meetings and events of all sizes run with clockwork precision in the heritage-listed Blaxland Ballroom and our smaller spaces, all of which are equipped with the latest AV technology. Because we care as much about future guests as we do about present ones, sustainability is at the core of our philosophy – from where we buy our produce and how we treat our colleagues, to our behind-the-scenes energy-saving measures. Just minutes from Town Hall and St. James stations, Swissôtel Sydney puts you in the centre of the CBD, right where you want to be. The city’s finest shopping destinations and the famed State Theatre are all on your doorstep. Landmarks and iconic areas like Darling Harbour, the Rocks and the Sydney Opera House are a comfortable walk away.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free internet
Rooftop pool
Bar / lounge
Walking tours
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Car hire
Secured parking
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Neck massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Executive lounge access
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
City View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Spanish and 14 more
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Jon P wrote a review Jun 16
Greater Sydney, Australia9 contributions
Greeted by welcoming & helpful staff who checked us in early with a great room on the 24th floor, they sent us a bottle of wine and some flowers with a personalised card for our anniversary. We felt so relaxed and enjoyed the stay with all the special treatment and small touches the hotel had to offer. We selected the room that came with Club Lounge entry, and even though the lounge was not in operation due to Covid, we had a full buffet breakfast, afternoon tea & canapés served to us at the bar (with live music) on level 8, we were pretty satisfied, and the quality of the food is superb (try the omelet with everything), the table staff actually talk to you. It's so close to the shops. We attended the Elvis and Beatles show across the road at the State Theatre, that was an amazing show! The spa on level 10 in the hotel was fantastic. My wife and I were very impressed with the quality of service. We've already planned a return visit. Thank you to Suzanne & all the staff for a memorable stay. The trick with parking is to use the drop off zone at the front of the hotel to un/load your luggage before parking.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Christopher Ellas, Guest Services / Front Office at Swissôtel Sydney
Responded 1 week ago
Dear JonpZ1954YM, Greetings to you from Swissotel Sydney. We thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are delighted to hear your stay was exceptional and you enjoyed what Swissotel Sydney had to offer. it is with great pleasure we were able to be part of your special occasion. We thank you for choosing Swissotel Sydney and hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future With Warm Regards Christopher Ellas Assistant Front Office Manager
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Emily C wrote a review Jun 10
Sydney, Australia44 contributions20 helpful votes
From the moment I pulled up outside the hotel to the end, a fine example of how a 5 star hotel should look after guests! Greeted by name from the start and going beyond to ensure a comfortable stay. Great to see pro-active thinking when issues arise. Refreshing to see that the pandemic is not constantly used as an excuse for poor service, something that I have had to grow used to staying at other 5 star hotels in Sydney. Well done to all staff and thank you for reassuring us that we can access a great hotel.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Trip type: Traveled on business
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Alio8 wrote a review Jun 5
North Ryde, Australia17 contributions10 helpful votes
Great service from Vimbai ! She was fantastic and attentive during our stay. This is why we love staying at this hotel. Check in was extended - 8 or so people were waiting for over 10 minutes - this was a bit frustrating. The afternoon tea and canapés were excellent.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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A C wrote a review May 2021
Newcastle, Australia6 contributions7 helpful votes
Despite great location, we were charged $60 to park our car streets away. After a long drive, having to get back in the car and find the allocated car park, then hauling bags through the city, back to the hotel. Not the best start. Not sure how the hotel/room has been awarded 5*? We have stayed in many 5* hotels all over the world and this is not one. I have stayed here previously a few years ago and the standard has declined significantly since then. Friendly reception, grumpy side kick person presented with a surly manner, eye rolling and a dismissive/arrogant attitude. Trying to unload his comments to the person who was welcoming us, who was quite obviously embarrassed in front of us. We were promised a lovely room on 15th floor. We were allocated a small room, with a large wheelchair accessible bathroom, next to the lift. Small towels, no spare for my hair, an old fashioned powerless hairdryer and no body lotion-very basic to all hotels. Sadly a welcome drink of cold water was not provided in or even out of the fridge. There was a limited selection of cheap instant tea coffee/tea bags-more indicative of a basic motel room than a 5* hotel. Altogether somewhat underwhelming and disappointing Swisshotel. Finally-put a welcoming, smiling, inviting, meet and greet person at the front of your service, on the ground level, offering support and assistance in the first instance. Many more stays in Sydney planned, not sure we’ll be back to Swissotel.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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timbotimpo wrote a review May 2021
Melbourne, Australia41 contributions61 helpful votes
This is my favourite hotel in Sydney. The service is absolutely outstanding. One time I left something in the room and the manager found it and held onto it for me until next time I stayed at the hotel. The reception area is really cool, up on level 8, away from the hustle and bustle of the street, with a great ambience. The entry on the ground floor also has staff there who are invariably very friendly. They order cabs for you, help get bags out of cabs for you and generally do all the jostling that is required on Market Street at peak and even non-peak times. The actual rooms are super cool. Views over Centrepoint are obviously better, but even the non-premium side have cool views over the CBD. The shower pressure is absolutely fantastic, and the bathroom products are Purovel. The beds have this super premium sheeting, which I'm pretty sure costs many dollars, and it's just so soft, like sleeping in a cloud. Some of the rooms I've stayed in have bathtubs that have huge windows, which is just awesome. One thing I would say that hasn't been so good there is the speed of room service or if you ask for extra towels or something. Sometimes the wait when you call up is quite lengthy, and then so is the wait for whatever it is you actually ask for. No way that is enough of an issue for me to remove a star; everything else is just so good.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: You can get really nice views of Centrepoint Tower on the north side of the building.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Swissôtel Sydney
Which popular attractions are close to Swissôtel Sydney?
Nearby attractions include Big Night Out Pub Crawl (0.2 miles), Virtual Room: Virtual Reality Sydney (0.08 miles), and Volle Jewellery (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Swissôtel Sydney?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Swissôtel Sydney?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Swissôtel Sydney?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Swissôtel Sydney?
Yes, paid private parking nearby, paid public parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Swissôtel Sydney?
Conveniently located restaurants include Caffe' Amici, Bopp & Tone, and The Baxter Inn.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Swissôtel Sydney?
Yes, guests have access to a heated pool during their stay.
Is Swissôtel Sydney located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Sydney.
Are any cleaning services offered at Swissôtel Sydney?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Swissôtel Sydney offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Swissôtel Sydney?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Chinese.