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InterContinental Sydney

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Sydney, Australia
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My wife and I stayed a night in a club access room at the Intercontinental Sydney on the 25/11 as part of our 10th anniversary weekend. The hotel as you would expect for a 5* hotel was very well run with lots of staff to assist and the breakfast at cafe opera was brilliant, but the star of the show... More 

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Spent 11 nights in this very good Intercontinental hotel. It was very well positioned and had fantastic amenities. A relatively small room for such a long stay but when checking in I was only a base level so understandable. Used the gym a few times and ate lunch and dinner on several occasions. Quality of the food was fabulous with... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we visited Intercontinental sydney after 10 years to celebrate our 10th anniversary at the same place. the hotel is excellently well maintained and has some old world charm in it. i would have loved to sit in the coffee shop next to the reception and admire its beauty had the time permitted. the room was nice and we were given... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Intercontinental hotel in Sydney for 5 nights Beautiful Clean Very helpful staff Beautiful food for breakfast and the dinner we had one of the nights was fab A bit pricey for drink and food but worth it ( Treat) Would stay there again if i return to Sydney Thank you all at the Hotel for making... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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197 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was looking forward to my stay at The Intercontinental while at a conference in Sydney, however my first impressions were not good. Check in was quick and efficient as I was the only person in the lobby on arrival about 3.30pm but I noticed that the person behind the desk was not very friendly nor welcoming. Perhaps they are... More 

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Sydney
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed recently at Intercontinental Sydney and had a wonderful time. This is our second time here this year and on both occasions have found the staff to be so good, providing the highest level of customer service. They are friendly and approachable yet professional in all their interactions with you. I believe this is what makes a great hotel... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grossly overpriced property is in dire need of a significant renovation an refresh. guest rooms are beaten, worn and dirty....clearly have not been updated in at least a decade, General Manager rudely ignored numerous requests to get in touch with a top-tier Spire Elite member. Arrogant and unacceptable. Many other newer or newly renovated hotels within walking distance....including The... More 

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

Dear FrequentDinerSteve, Thank you for your review; as a most valued guest I am devastated that you did not feel the appropriate level of guest love from neither my team nor myself. Since you have also contacted us via the IHG framework I have replied to your email through a separate direct channel. There is no question that we will... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had problems booking which made me apprehensive about our stay but was pleasantly surprised. Hotel is in a fabulous position within walking distance of the Opera House and Circular Key. Room was pleasant clean and reasonably well equipped although I have seen better. Service was reasonable, no complaints but getting a taxi proved difficult at times. If I visit Sydney... More 

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

Dear MarkB1234, Thank you choosing to stay at with us at InterContinental Sydney, and for taking the time to write feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and especially appreciated our convenient location. I have also taken the liberty of sharing your feedback with housekeeping who love hearing from our guests! I would like to learn more about your pre... More 

Marietta, Georgia
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41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff was very accommodating! Building is old but modernly furnished and very clean. We had asked for a crib for my nephew who was turning one that weekend and they sent one up with baby amenities:) So cute! The beds are wonderful to sleep on, the room was very pleasant and a very good size and they have this nice... More 

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

Dear dumlvr7, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, our location, our comfy beds and that you feel you received great service. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. I will be sure to pass your kind words along to... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was looking forward to the opportunity to stay at the Intercontinental again for some time. I haven’t stayed for 7 years and expected to see the quality and service I had experienced on previous occasions. However I was sadly disappointed. Having stayed at IHG Hotels for around 200 nights myself this year I had reached the pinnacle of IHG... More 

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

Dear Mark R, Firstly, thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Sydney and for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. As a valued IHG Rewards Club Spire Elite guest, I sincerely apologise for the inconveniences caused and the below standard service you clearly received. This is really disappointing as my colleagues and I really do take... More 

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Meat & Wine Co Circular Quay
The Meat & Wine Co Circular Quay
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Australian
Cafe Opera
Cafe Opera
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian, Fusion
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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 

Additional Information about InterContinental Sydney

Address: 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 14,226 - ₹ 47,261 (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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