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InterContinental Sydney, an IHG Hotel

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Overview of InterContinental Sydney, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Sydney, an IHG Hotel

5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCircular Quay1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSydney Opera House7 min walk
  • Popular LocationSydney Harbour Bridge17 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)21 min drive

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About this area

Sydney

Located in Sydney, InterContinental Sydney, an IHG Hotel is in the city center and by the ocean. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Tower are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Royal Botanic Gardens and Bondi Beach. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Taronga Zoo are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Martin Place Station is 8 minutes by foot and St. James Station is 10 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Circular Quay - 1 min walk
  • Government House - 5 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 7 min walk
  • Australia Square - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 4 min walk
  • Martin Place Station - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cafe Opera — 1 min walk
  • Cafe Opera — 2 min walk
  • Tokonoma — 3 min walk
  • Cityextra — 4 min walk
  • Selah — 4 min walk

About this property

InterContinental Sydney, an IHG Hotel

Luxury Sydney hotel in Sydney Central Business District, walk to Circular Quay
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli are onsite. All 509 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
InterContinental Sydney, an IHG Hotel offers 509 accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Sydney hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)
  • Valet parking on site (AUD 70.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: AUD 42-42 for adults and AUD 25-25 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Art gallery
  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 1:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Renovation hours are Monday-Saturday 9:30 AM-5 PM. Guests may experience work-related noise during these times.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed until July 30 2021 (date subject to change).
The property will be renovating from January 20 2021 to December 31 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 110.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 42 and AUD 42 for adults, AUD 25 and AUD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 70.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 110.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 605 out of 1050 reviews
5 - Excellent 58%
Rating 4 - Good. 303 out of 1050 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 84 out of 1050 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 39 out of 1050 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 19 out of 1050 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We like to stay in the Circular Quay area this Hotel is only short stroll to the Quay. You are also a 10/15 min walk to the city and the Rocks
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent hotel with very courteous and friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff, lovely restaurants. Rooms are a bit dated, but very clean and comfortable. I think there is a pillow menu which we should have used because our pillows were not great - my husband had to fold his over a few times. Hotel is in a great location - we enjoyed our stay.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location 10 minute walk to the city 3 minutes to Circular Quay. Great buffet breakfast. Got the room with the view of Sydney Harbour Bridge well worth it.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021