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InterContinental Sydney

Posted on April 18, 2011 | HotelsNo Comment

For a true glimpse and living into the typical national luxury, but yet experiencing the international charm; step into the legendary 19-century architectural feat,  InterContinental Sydney that is also the choice of the world VIPs as well as stars. Soaring from around the 1851’s remodeled Treasury Building, the tower boasts over 500 contemporary rooms all of which are adorned with a picture frame vista along with a chic array of 28 suites all of which are proud to have the holiday home of the stars as well as leaders from across the globe. Now, this very statement says a lot of InterContinental Sydney.

As soon as you step in, the cutting-edge technology as well as the comfy furnishings convince you of an intimate retreat no matter whether you require them for just relaxation or for conducting business. This chic hotel is located on the rim of the most fascinating harbor on the planet from where you can easily stroll up to some great attractions such as the Opera House, appealing shops, the ferries from Circular Quay, Royal Botanic Gardens, and the Museum of Sydney.


At the InterContinental Sydney, there are 509 non-smoking rooms including 28 suites. As per the vistas, there are many categories such as Harbor View Room, City Side Room, Bridge View Room, and Executive Suites. However, for the highest luxury experience, get an upgrade to a Club Intercontinental room that includes a complementary access to the elite lounge surrounding a terrace for enjoying a 360-degree vista of the harbor.

The standard amenities include desk, sofa bed, TV, cable/satellite channels, high-speed Internet access, video-game console, direct-dial phone, safe, free newspapers, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer, bathrobe, bathroom, AC, mini bar, climate control, rollaway bed, housekeeping, nightly turndown service, dial-up Internet access, iron/ironing board, opening window, and desk.


• Laundry facilities • Porter • Multilingual staff • Restaurant(s) in hotel • Air-conditioned public areas • Room service (24 hours) • Valet parking (surcharge) • Babysitting or child care • Business services • Complimentary newspapers in lobby • Business center • Concierge services • Dry cleaning/laundry service • Currency exchange • Gift shops or newsstand • Safe-deposit box – front desk • Internet access in public areas – high speed • Internet access – wireless • Internet access in public areas – surcharge • Fax machine • Secretarial services • Tour assistance • Shoe shine • Florist • Courier service • Lounge • Printers • Limousine • Tour desk • Executive floors • Storage facilities


• Beauty services • Indoor swimming pool • Live entertainment • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)

• Sebastian Salon featuring all rejuvenating treatments along with the full body therapies for a tired body as well as mind • 24-hour fitness centre featuring exercise, cardiovascular, as well as weight-training equipment along with the 360-degree vistas of the city


As such, InterContinental Sydney, there is no restaurant. However, you do savor all the three meals of the day at the grand dining room of the classic Café Opera offering a cozy dining experience. Reflecting the real flavors from the different regions of the globe is its extensive buffet menu served on the weekdays. Whereas on the weekends, you are offered a buffet of hot delicacies as well as a variety of desserts, sushi, and salads.

The Europeans will simply be amazed as to how the ETCH can offer most reasonable European food. Well, this credit goes to the 2009 SMH Good Food Guide Chef’s winner, Justin North, who ensures that the at this stylish all-day diner, lunch as well as dinner features the locally sourced  ingredients from the reputable organic growers who follow moral farming practices only.


117 Macquarie Street

Sydney CBD

NSW 2000



From $247 per night.

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