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InterContinental 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

Bayfront hotel with spa, near Circular Quay
  • Free WiFi
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Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Delicious food
Fairly good value for money

InterContinental Sydney

from A$279
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Eastern Harbour)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed (City Side)
  • Superior Room
  • Classic Room
  • Room, 1 King Bed (HARBOUR BRIDGE VIEW)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed (City Side, High Floor)
  • Suite, 2 Double Beds (Eastern Harbour)
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds (City Side)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Opera House View)
  • Room, 2 Double Beds (Harbour Bridge View)
  • Club Room, 1 King Bed
  • Club Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 2 Double Beds (Opera House View)
  • Signature Suite, 2 Double Beds
  • Signature Suite, 1 King Bed

What’s around InterContinental Sydney


  • In Sydney Central Business District
  • Circular Quay - 1 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 7 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 9 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 14 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 17 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 19 min walk
  • Taronga Zoo - 38 min walk

Getting around

  • Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) - 20 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 4 min walk
  • Sydney Milsons Point Station - 21 min walk
  • Sydney North Sydney Station - 29 min walk
  • Martin Place Station - 8 min walk
  • St. James Station - 10 min walk
  • Wynyard Station - 11 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

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
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be 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



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Valet parking (limited) *

Payment types at the property

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 centre
  • 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
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1851
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (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
  • Free local calls
  • 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’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

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

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

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

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 percent

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Self parking is available for an extra charge

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

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 110.0 per night

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

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 132 per vehicle (one-way)

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.

FAQs for InterContinental Sydney

  • Is there a pool at InterContinental Sydney?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at InterContinental Sydney?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at InterContinental Sydney?
    Yes. Self parking costs AUD 70. Valet parking costs AUD 70.00 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by InterContinental Sydney?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is AUD 132 per vehicle one-way.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at InterContinental Sydney?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 3:00 AM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • What is there to do near InterContinental Sydney?
    Recommended spots to visit include Circular Quay (1-min walk) and Government House (5-min walk), along with Sydney Opera House (7-min walk) and Royal Botanic Gardens (9-min walk).
  • Are there restaurants at or near InterContinental Sydney?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,486 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Best hotel in Sydney that I have stayed in.
Lovely. Perfect.
Brendon, au1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Very close to Circular Quay, Rocks. Beautiful surroundings with the gardens across the road
Margherita, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Service +++
The staff were excellent, very friendly and enquiring if they could help with anything
Gregory, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
This was a lovely beginning to our cruise. Near the quay and parking.
Sue, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Girls trip
Comfortable and very accommodating .
jennie, au1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Family escape
Sydney stay with the family - room was good though we really didn’t use many of the hotel facilities- great location & good hotel
Chris, au2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Beautiful view, disappointing service this time
Generally love this hotel but felt the service in both The Cortile and at breakfast was lacking on this occasion - we felt the staff weren’t particularly interested in providing hospitable service. Also, we had booked for a family of 4 but only 3 towels were in our room. A bit disappointing when it took 3 phone calls and one hour to receive a fourth towel. I hope this is was just a brief aberration at what is generally a fabulous hotel.
Erin, au2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Good. But should be better.
breakfast is under the expected standard from such hotel. they missed to service the room one day, and when I discussed with the hotel we scheduled a time when we are not in the room and they were suppose to clean the room, but no one came.Beside that, room is spacious and in good condition. The hotel location is great. The valet service is great.
au4 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Unfortunately they offer a specific pillow service, but the pillows were not available when we asked. Also our television was not working at all. Other than those two problems, the place was comfy and the staff friendly and helpful.
Matthew, au4 night trip
Good 6.0
Big Disappointment
The Service was hit and miss particularly having to wait one hour for two bottles of mineral water on arrival on a scorching hot day. Some of the personnel on the front desk were aloof which made the whole experience a little disappointing. The breakfast selection was limited and not to five star expectations. The gloss has certainly gone off this establishment and it seems they are trading on their location instead of quality of service and customer experience.
John, au1 night trip with friends

InterContinental Sydney

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