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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 StreetSydneyNSW2000Australia

Luxury hotel with spa, near Government House
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Great location
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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InterContinental Sydney, Sydney

from $162
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Harbor View (Eastern)
  • Club Room, One King Bed, City Side
  • Deluxe Suite, One King Bed, Harbour View
  • Standard Room, One King Bed, City Side
  • Club Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room
  • Superior Room
  • Room, 1 King Bed, View (Opera)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, View
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 509 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 20 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • 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
  • Full 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
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

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 newspaper
  • 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 massages. 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

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 42 per person (approximately)

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

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.) - 18 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 4 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 29 min walk
  • Sydney Milsons Point Station - 5 min drive
  • Martin Place Station - 9 min walk
  • St. James Station - 11 min walk
  • Wynyard Station - 12 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 970 reviews

InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Relaxing time
Good stay. Great employees. Easily walkable. Less than 10 minutes to the Opera House. Only complaint was that Fitness Center was a bit crowded in the morning. Not all machines accessible.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Wonderful Staff; False Advertising re Harbor View
Great location, and service is superb - every single member of the staff (from waitress at breakfast to front desk staff) are wonderfully welcoming. I would have left this hotel a rating of 4 or 5 except that there is some degree of false advertising. I booked this hotel for the possibility of looking down at the Opera House and taking some photos. Indeed, on their website (and the website) there are great photos of a restaurant/bar space overlooking the harbor and opera house. I assumed that while my room may not have a view of the harbor/opera house (these rooms are understandably very expensive), there would be a common area/restaurant/bar (ie, the "terrace/patio" mentioned in the photo) where a paying guest - regardless of type of room paid for - would be able to have this view. I was told after checking in that these photos are taken from the Intercontinental Club, and I would have to pay extra for this. This was not mentioned in their website or on the website. I don't think I'm the only person booking this hotel for the potential view of the Harbor. So the fact that they publish photos of that view (in a space clearly not a guest room) would lead anyone reasonable person to assume that they would be able to enjoy that view at some point during their stay. For this false advertising, I am giving them two stars.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Very Good8.0
Overall very nice room, however it had an odd odor, as if it was once a smoking room that had been cleaned 90%
Carl, us1 night trip
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Our Stay May 1st 2018 at Intercontinental Sydney
The hotel was amazing. Location was great. Just waking distance to Sydney Harbor Bridge, Opera House, Botanical Garden and museums around. The room was great. We paid extra for a "Harbor Bridge view" room 6 months ahead and they reserved it for us. Large rooms with comfy beds. Cons are: 1) they would charge you $15.00 for using the bottle opener (like we buy it) to open your beer/drink bottles, which was ridiculous. 2) Inside the hotel, restaurants were ridiculously expensive - as a result we never even bothered to eat in, there are plenty of affordable eating places outside, near harbor and around. 3) Absolutely no snacks/ treats provided included in the room charge. Every snack kept in the room was at a charge and they were expensive. 4) A fancy coffee machine is in the room, but no instructions. We tried to be smart and added a coffee pod - didn't make coffee. Thankfully, we had our own coffee mixes which was a great help. 5) Room charges will not even include a free water bottle. 6) Bath tub was slippery - we had to always hold the hand-rail to get in and out of the tub when using the shower. Paid a lot of money, but they should have been generous to add a bit more basic things to the room for guests comfort without always trying to make money from every aspect they could. Overall located in a nice place. Lobbies and public areas looks nice and well-kept The bath tub was slippery
Devi, us2 night trip
InterContinental Sydney, Sydney
Awesome hotel
Great hotel. Centrally located with one of the best breakfast. Excellent service will stay there again.
Dalip, us5 night trip

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InterContinental Sydney, Sydney

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