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InterContinental Sydney

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Paris, France
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although one cannot say that the hotel has been refurbished very recently (the bathroom would need some rethinking), the room was of a good size and the bed extremely comfortable. Now, if you're looking for something special, try their breakfast: I never saw something like that, not even at the Shangri La!!! Not only the variety was impressive, but also...

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Adelaide
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second stay at this hotel, and once again we were impressed. The staff at reception are polite and efficient. Our room was extremely clean and comfortable, with an excellent view. There was no street noise, or noise from other rooms either. We did find the cost of items in the mini bar to be ridiculously high for...

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

Dear Kashaadelaide, Thank you for your continued loyalty and choosing to stay with us at InterContinental Sydney once again! My team and I do appreciate your continued patronage and that you take great comfort whilst in our care. It is our greatest pleasure to understand how our guests feel, so your comments on the efficiency and politeness of our colleagues,...

South Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location as you can walk to Circular Quay and catch a ferry to the numerous places in Sydney. You can also walk to "The Rocks". It is opposite the Botanical gardens which is a wonderful place to visit. The roof top bar is Amazing particularly on a clear day as you have uninterrupted views of the Sydney Harbour bridge...

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

Dear Teresa D, Thank you for taking a moment to let us know of your recent stay experience at InterContinental Sydney. I am delighted to read that our location was perfectly suited to your needs to explore many of Sydney's most famed highlights. Thank you for also highlighting the stunning views of our city's icons the, Sydney Harbour Bridge and...

London
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here with my husband for 5 nights in early December 2016 as part of a longer honeymoon in Australia. Overall, we thought this hotel was pretty good but a few niggles mean we've given it 3 stars. The good: - The hotel was really clean and tidy. Our room was thoroughly cleaned every day. - The view: We...

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

Dear LondonKanda, Thank you for taking the time to share the insights from your recent stay with us in Sydney. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the service my colleagues provided during your stay, as well as our locaton and buffet breakfast offerings. Your experience is very important to us, so with this in mind, please be assured we...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I are Sydney residents and ofetn 'go to town' and play tourist. We reserved a room through Trivago and at $300 for one night it was on the high end. The room was clean, tidy and sharp. 5 star? Maybe not: decor was tired, some wallpaper was lifting. Very picky however one expects the best when paying...

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

Dear Sandy M Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback from your recent experience at our hotel. I was very intrigued to read your comments on the decor and thank you for pointing this out. We focus on a continual positive guest experience and your points are appreciated and will be shared with the relevant department heads...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No doubt about location, with some room have a great view with firework, but total over charge. Especially on new year eve with open terrace 1500.00 per couple open bar beer and wine (cheap Australian wine) food about the same with normal breakfast as any hotel, nothing special, if you want a good view to take photo of firework you...

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

Dear Dd N, Thank you for taking a moment to write a review via TripAdvisor. It is disappointing to learn that your view of the hotel was not one of complete satisfaction in terms of the Club InterContinental access rates for New Years Eve. Club InterContinental is a highlight for many of our guests especially at this time of year,...

Memphis
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here on a 2 day stop in this wonderful city on our way to New Zealand and would do so again. The location is across from the Royal Botanical Gardens and just down the street from the heart of tourist territory - the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, The Rocks - are all an easy...

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

Dear MemRunner, Thank you for taking the time to share the positive feedback from your most recent stay with us in Sydney. It is so wonderful to hear that you feel that the hotel has a friendly and helpful service culture among all of our colleagues. This is something which is so important to us so I am pleased to...

Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed for two nights at the Intercontinental. We live in Sydney but decided to have a few nights away and be tourists in our own city. What a great weekend we had. We had an Eastern Harbour view on the 18 th floor with Club Access. The Club is amazing and the view unforgettable. We enjoyed drinks and...

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

Dear Bella M, Many thanks for sharing your kind review and experience on TripAdvisor. We are happy to learn that the efforts our team members placed in creating a warm and hospitable environment has shaped a spectacular stay for you. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the service in particular that Alison and Jose from Club InterContinental extended to...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The location of this hotel it's outstanding and the view from our room was amazing. We went to Sydney for the first time and the best photos were taken from the restaurant at the top floor of the hotel. The rooms were nicely clean and tidy as you would expect from an Intercontinental. Not much to do at the hotel...

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

Dear Rod4fun, Thank you for sharing your experience at InterContinental Sydney. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay - our location is certainly very ideal for many of our guests to explore some of Sydney's most famed icons within walking distance, but also to discover many of Sydney's local highlights. With sweeping views of Sydney Harbour, our...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed here many times in the past year.....since my daughter moved to Sydney I find I am booking a show, making a reservation at a nice restaurant and staying at this Hotel for a bit of a luxurious weekend....(and catch up with her of course!).....from this venue I can do all of the above....so much within walking distance...especially...

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Dear mumwise, Thank you for your continued loyalty and always choosing to stay with us at InterContinental Sydney. Your kind comments about our colleagues as well as the service they provide are highly appreciated and they will be absolutely delighted to learn you have enjoyable stays with us! I am also pleased to hear you enjoy our proximity to many...

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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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The Meat & Wine Co Circular Quay
The Meat & Wine Co Circular Quay
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Australian
Cafe Opera
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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 

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Address: 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: $181 - $606 (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
#27 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“top floors rooms overlooking the harbour are nice!”
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“Ask for view to the east.”
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“Club room was fabulous.”
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