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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

5-star5 stars
176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW, 2000, Australia

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Free WiFi
From 7,792 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great wellness & sports facilities
Fantastic service
Bar is awesome
Fairly good value for money

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

from A$250
  • Deluxe Darling Harbour 1 King
  • Deluxe Darling Harbour 2 Twins
  • Deluxe Sydney Harbour 1 King
  • Deluxe Sydney Harbour 2 Twins
  • Deluxe Opera House, Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Deluxe Opera House, 2 Single Beds, City View
  • Executive Darling Harbour 1 King, High Floor
  • Executive Darling Harbour 2 Twins, High Floor
  • Executive Sydney Harbour View 2 Twins, High Floor
  • Executive Opera House City View Room, 1 King Bed, High Floor
  • Executive Opera House City View 2 Twins, High Floor
  • Horizon Premier Sydney Harbour 1 King, Lounge Access, High Floor
  • Executive Sydney Harbour View 1 King, High Floor
  • Sydney Harbour Suite 1King, Lounge Access
  • Horizon Darling Harbour View 1 King, Lounge Access, High Floor
  • Horizon Sydney Harbour View 1 King, Lounge Access, High Floor
  • Horizon, Sydney Harbour Suite, 1 King Bed, Lounge Access, Harbor View High Floor
  • Premier Sydney Harbour View 1 King
  • Horizon Opera House City View 1 King, Lounge Access, High Floor
  • Ambassador Suite, Lounge Access, High Floor
  • Horizon Darling Harbour Suite 1 King, Lounge Access, High Floor
  • Horizon Suite, 1 King Bed, Lounge Access Tower High Floor
  • Suite, Business Lounge Access, Harbour View (Governor, High Floor)
  • Presidential Suite, Business Lounge Access, Harbour View (High Floor)
  • Royal Suite, Business Lounge Access, Harbour View (High Floor)
  • Executive Sydney Harbour View Suite 1 King, Lounge Access, High Floor
  • Grand Premier Sydney Harbour View 1 King, High Floor

What’s around Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Museum of Contemporary Art (2-minute walk)
  • Sydney Observatory (3-minute walk)
  • The Rocks Markets (4-minute walk)
  • Circular Quay (5-minute walk)
  • Customs House (5-minute walk)
  • Sydney Opera House (9-minute walk)
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge (9-minute walk)
  • Sydney Tower (11-minute walk)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (13-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 7 min walk
  • Sydney Milsons Point Station - 24 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 29 min walk
  • Wynyard Station - 6 min walk
  • Martin Place Station - 14 min walk
  • Town Hall Station - 18 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 564 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 36 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
This property enforces a strict dress code in Blu Bar on 36 restaurant. For details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.
Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for 2 adults and up to 2 children age 5 and younger. Additional children under age 5 and children 6-11 years old will receive 50% off the adult buffet breakfast price.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 11 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle *


  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool 1
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20452
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1900
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1992
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


CHI The Spa has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney’s small print

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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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. 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 spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 100 per night

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 percent

Valet parking costs AUD 69 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 250.0 per night

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

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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 2,258 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Romantic Retreat
Excellent room with views of the Opera House and Quay. Complimentary sparkling wine and friendly, efficient staff.
Peter, au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Everything was perfect. Great view, plenty of room, very comfortable, dinner at Altitude was excellent, staff very attentive. Best hotel we have stayed at.
au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
A short stop over
We loved it and have full intensions of using the shangra-la hotel for next stay in Sydney
daryl, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent hotel
Arrived at the hotel before 8am expecting just to leave our luggage but a room was ready for us so could access it immediately. View from the room over Darling harbour was great and the room was very spacious well worth the price.
Mrs lynne, au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pure luxury, and exceptional service from every staff member we had the pleasure to chat to. In Sydney for a birthday weekend, and the Shangri-La did not disappoint. The area is bustling with things to see and do and only a 5 minute walk to Circular Quay and city. The view from the top floor bar lounge area, is to DIE for. Just make sure you reserve a table to avoid a wait-list.
Ryan, au2 night family trip

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

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