Intercontinental Hotel117 Macquarie Str, Cnr Of Bridge - Phillip Str. Sydney / Australia mapView Map
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Intercontinental Hotel Information
InterContinental Sydney has long been an icon of Sydney’s vibrant harbourside lifestyle. As one of the leading 5 star hotels in the region, the hotel has recently emerged from an AUD$30 million refurbishment with stylish new guestrooms and a stunning rooftop Club InterContinental Lounge. Built around the restored Treasury Building, InterContinental Sydney offers panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Around the clock services include a gym, business centre, valet, room service and concierge. For the ultimate Sydney experience, take in the views from the rooftop Club InterContinental Lounge. Glass doors open onto a timber deck revealing a vista that stretches from the Harbour Bridge to the Pacific. Inside, luxurious furnishings and the latest technology ensure a private retreat perfect for conducting business or simply relaxing. Located on level 31 with panoramic views of Sydney, the 24-hour fitness centre provides all the latest cardiovascular equipment and plenty of space for free weights and stretching. The indoor heated swimming pool, located on level 31, offers sweeping views of Sydney Harbour and with a number of lounge chairs it’s the perfect place to relax. The hotel also boasts a beauty salon, a gift shop and a florist. “Café Opera”, the grand hotel dining room, takes you on an all-day dining voyage to different corners of the world. In quirky “Etch”, Justin North presents simple, affordable modern European cuisine. High Tea, light bites and wines by the glass star in the Cortile Lounge. The 509 contemporary guestrooms blend luxury with comfort. Specifically designed for the needs of the global traveller, each room offers a picture frame view with a luxury window seat, high speed Internet access and a spacious work zone.
Situated opposite the Royal Botanic Gardens and only 12 km from the international airport, the hotel is built around the restored Treasury Building and offers panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House. The central business district and many of the city's attractions can be found on the doorstep. It is the nearest city hotel to the Cahill Expressway, which provides quick access to both the city and the airport.
The rooms and suites are designed along classical lines - but with a new, urban feel. With clever use of furniture that maximises the view, guest rooms feature a cushioned window seat, luxurious chaise lounge, a large desk, plus sheer and blackout blinds. Spacious and full of light, guest rooms provide outstanding views of Sydney Harbour, the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Circular Quay. An en suite bathroom, TV, Internet access, tea/coffee making facilities and individually adjustable air conditioning all feature.
The hotel has a medium sized lobby with a separate group entrance. It has an old world character which is in keeping with historical nature of the hotel. The reception area is located in one corner, with the Cortile, a three tiered sandstone and marble courtyard as the hotel's central meeting place - serving drinks, afternoon teas etc. Cortile also features a restored lift which serves as a centrepiece.
Intercontinental Hotel Exterior
This is a modern high rise tower rising out of the majestic sandstone Treasury Building, dating back to 1851, the old part showcasing charm and grace.
Intercontinental Hotel Area
12 kms to the nearest airport (kingsford smith);2 minute walk to the nearest metro station (circular quay);Close to the station (circular quay);2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop;5 km to the nearest fair site (darling harbour);6 km to the nearest beach
The hotel's fine dining 30 something is on the 31st (top floor) with magnificent views of Sydney. On the first floor is Cafe Opera - a popular seafood buffet restaurant. The Cortile is a coffee shop on the ground level offering a fantastic meeting place.