117 Macquarie St., Sydney, NW 2000 Australia (AUS)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
5 Star Downtown property
-33.86288 151.2129
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4.5/ 5

Based on 1687 guest reviews

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  • Has an indoor pool!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 509 rooms
  • 32 floors in hotel
  • 28 suites in hotel
  • Check out time: 11:00 AM
  • Group booking rating of 7.3/10
  • Hotel has 14 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Commanding panoramic views of the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Harbour Bridge, the hotel sits amongst galleries, restaurants and exclusive shops, with bustling Circular Quay and the historic Rocks district just a short stroll away.

Customer Reviews of Intercontinental Sydney

4.5 out of 5. Based on 1687 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Located opposite the Royal Botanic Gardens and only 12 kilometres from the international airport, Intercontinental Sydney offers panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House with the central business district and many of the city’s attractions on our doorstep. The hotel is built around the heritage listed Treasury Building, an Australian landmark dating back to 1851. The heritage listed sandstone building combines unique charm and ambience, with the highest levels of facilities. InterContinental Sydney has a stunning new rooftop Executive Lounge built to capture uninterrupted harbour views, the lounge is surrounded entirely by glass doors opening onto a timber walkway around its perimeter. The hotel's 509 contemporary guest rooms and suites are designed along classical lines - but with a new, urban feel. With a clever use of furniture that maximises the view, they feature a cushioned window seat, luxurious chaise longue, an oversized work desk, and sheer and black-out blinds. Guest facilities include a hair and beauty salon, heated swimming pool with spectacular views over Sydney Harbour and the business centre, fitness centre, valet service and room service are all 24 hour features in the Hotel. InterContinental Sydney has an expert in-house audio visual team and two purpose built dedicated ISDN and full broadcast studios for both video conferencing and television media. The hotel’s extensive range of meeting facilities includes 14 function rooms all with natural light and capacity ranging up to 300 theatre style and 500 reception. With amazing views over the city skyline and harbour, InterContinental Sydney’s new meeting room, The Harbour Room, takes event planning to new heights. Located on Level 31, The Harbour Room is a contemporary, split-level space that lends itself perfectly to a cocktail party or launch event with a difference, comfortably catering up to 80 guests. The Hotel has three dining venues all with an enticing and varied array of cuisine. Including the the new Mint Bar and Dining. With funky cocktails and irresistible food designed to share, Mint’s stylish bar and intimate lounge provide the perfect place to mix and mingle. The elegant dining room can seat up to 58 with a delicious menu specialising in fresh local produce inspired by refined Mediterranean flavours.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2004
Floors: 32
Rooms: 509
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 356
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 28
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 14 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 5320 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Policies / Expenses
6pm on the day of arrival
Nightly Parking: $25
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 10.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Child facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Take the eastern distributor from the airport and take the Macquarie street Exit. The hotel is on the left. 12 kms. 15 mins

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Intercontinental Sydney

Below are all the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Intercontinental Sydney.

Feel free to use the Intercontinental Sydney meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Sydney event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
James Cook Balroom 76 x 70 x 13 5320 --/250 200 150 66 57 -- --/-- 350 450 --
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James Cook Balroom

Room Type:
Total Size:
5320 Sq. Feet
76 x 70 x 13 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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