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InterContinental Sydney, Sydney

5-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

Luxury hotel with spa, near Government House
  • Free WiFi
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Tasty breakfast
Great room
Delicious food
Very comfortable
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InterContinental Sydney, Sydney

from $144
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Harbor View (Eastern)
  • Standard Room, One King Bed, City Side
  • Deluxe Room (City Side)
  • Superior Room (City Side)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, View (HARBOUR BRIDGE VIEW)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed (City Side)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Wheelchair)
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Harbor View (East Harbor View)
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds (City Side)
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds (City Side)

What’s around InterContinental Sydney, Sydney

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Government House (3-minute walk)
  • Sydney Opera House (5-minute walk)
  • Circular Quay (6-minute walk)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (6-minute walk)
  • The Rocks Markets (6-minute walk)
  • Sydney Tower (9-minute walk)
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge (9-minute walk)
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (11-minute walk)
  • Taronga Zoo (35-minute walk)
  • Bondi Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)

Getting around

  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 4 min walk
  • Sydney Milsons Point Station - 19 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 29 min walk
  • Martin Place Station - 9 min walk
  • St. James Station - 11 min walk
  • Wynyard Station - 12 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About InterContinental Sydney, Sydney

4-star luxury hotel close to Sydney Opera House

Circular Quay nearby

InterContinental Sydney is a 6-minute walk from Circular Quay, where you can catch a ferry across Sydney Harbour to Luna Park and Taronga Zoo. The hotel is adjacent to the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens, and the Sydney Opera House is a 9-minute walk away.

Museums and history

A 10-minute walk from the hotel takes you to Sydney's historic Rocks district, located at the base of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Museum of Sydney is a 2-minute walk away, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Art Gallery of NSW are both within 10 minutes on foot.

Indoor pool with a view

The hotel offers in-house dining at Café Opera, or you can enjoy Australian wines in the Cortile lounge. There's a full-service spa with shiatsu and massages, as well as a 24-hour fitness center and indoor pool with views of Sydney Harbour.

City views, iPod® docks

In each of the hotel's 509 guestrooms you'll have LCD TVs with premium channels, as well as minibars, WiFi, and designer toiletries. All rooms include an iPod® dock and views of the harbor or city, and some suites also feature separate living rooms.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 509 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 31 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1851
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Odyssey Massage. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology.


Cafe Opera - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

InterContinental Sydney, Sydney’s small print

Also known as

  • InterContinental Hotel Sydney
  • InterContinental Sydney
  • Sydney InterContinental
  • Intercontinental Sydney Hotel Sydney
  • InterContinental Sydney Hotel


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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Valet parking costs AUD 70.00 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 75.0 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 42 for adults and AUD 25 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 1,246 reviews

InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Very Good8.0
Great location and comfortable stay.
Charles, usRomance trip
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
The hotel is a bit “tired” and the Gym is horrible...
Miguel, us3 night business trip
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Great Sydney Location
It was great. Right in the middle of all we wanted to do
DANNY, usFamily trip
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Sydney Intercontinental Hotel
Fabulous location and spacious, comfortable room. Walking distance to the Sydney Opera House and several other attractions. Across from the botanical gardens and near a sightseeing bus stop.
Claudia, us3 night trip with friends
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Lovely respite
It was just one night but it was great. They were helpful and friendly. The rooms were very well appointed. Breakfast was awesome.
Susan, usTrip with friends

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InterContinental Sydney, Sydney

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