We were greeted by super friendly receptionist who was only too happy to store our bags until our upgraded room was ready. It was worth the wait! We had a King room with a sofa (but no coffee table, which was inconvenient) and a beautiful view of the harbor and the Opera House. The hotel has a coin operated laundry, which was handy as we were in Australia for two weeks. There are two computers for Internet usage in the lobby, $5 for 30 minutes. The location in the Rocks is fantastic! We walked everywhere from there; the Opera House, the Botanical Gardens, over the bridge, Darling Harbor and the Chinese Garden. That's a lot of miles, but we enjoyed it!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Heritage Listed Holiday Inn Old Sydney is one of Sydney's little secrets,uniquely positioned between the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House within the iconic area of The Rocks. Holiday Inn Old Sydney is the closest hotel to the Overseas Passenger Terminal providing a hassle free accommodation option pre and post cruise. The hotel is closely situated to the Circular Quay Ferry and Railway stations also providing easy access to Sydney Airport via the Airtrain. Each of our 176 guestrooms come equipped with a choice of soft & firm pillows, flatscreen TV's, high speed internet access. Enjoy spectacular views to Sydney Harbour or an outlook onto the historic Rocks from the comfort of your room. Stroll down the harbour-side promenade past the museum of Contemporary Art, to lively Circular Quay and experience an excellent selection of restaurants and bars. Here you can catch a ferry to Manly Beach, Watsons Bay, Taronga Zoo or enjoy a fabulous harbour cruise. Holiday Inn Old Sydney is only moments from the majority of Sydney's best attractions and a variety of great shopping options, including the Rocks Markets, Queen Victoria Building, Pitt Street Mall and Oxford Street. Experience spectacular views of Sydney Harbour, the famous Harbour Bridge and the world-acclaimed Opera House from the famous Holiday Inn Old Sydney rooftop, equipped with heated outdoor pool and spa. Holiday Inn Old Sydney also offers a complimentary business centre with computer and internet access to keep you connected whilst away from home. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Old Sydney Hotel Sydney
- Old Sydney Holiday Inn
- Holiday Inn Sydney
- Sydney Holiday Inn