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InterContinental Sydney

Heritage glamour meets contemporary five-star comfort.

Intercontinental Sydney

Nestled in the dress circle of Circular Quay with unparalleled views across the Harbour City, InterContinental Sydney has been an icon of choice for more than 35 years. Set within the restored Treasury Building of 1851, the hotel's 509 guest rooms including 28 suites boast views of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, the Royal Botanic Gardens or the city skyline.

About Our Renovation
FRONT DESK : +61-2-92539000

Languages Spoken By Staff

  • German
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Croatian
  • Italian
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Czech
  • Arabic
  • Japanese
  • Indonesian
  • Polish
  • Dutch
  • Turkish
  • Serbian
  • Punjabi
  • Russian




  • Service Animals Allowed
  • Guestroom Accessibility Details
    • Wheelchair Accessible Closets
    • Furniture can be rearranged for added space
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms & Routes
    • Grab Bars/Adequate Maneuvering Space/Tall Toilets
    • Adequate Turning Space
    • Padded Plumbing/Clearance Beneath Vanity
  • Elevator Accessibility Details
    • All Level Elevator Access
    • Wheelchair Accessible Elevator
    • Elevator Near Accessible Rooms
  • Public Area Accessibility Details
    • Public Restroom: Padded Plumbing/Vanity Clearance
    • Public Restroom: Wheelchair Accessible Stalls
    • Wheelchair Accessible Hotel Entrance
    • Wheelchair Available
    • Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom
    • Restaurant Wheelchair Seating
    • Public Facilities Accessible
  • Parking Accessibility Details
    • Flat Terrain Between Parking/Entrance
    • Disabled/Accessible Parking


  • Guide dogs and service animals are welcome. Pets are not permitted.


    Standard Rooms, Suites, Business Center, Public Areas and Meeting Convention Space


  • Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD)
  • Estimated taxi Cost : 60 AUD
  • Estimated time by taxi : 15 to 30 minutes
  • Train charge (one way): 15.8 AUD


  • Car parking is available
  • Valet parking is available
  • Daily valet parking fee : 70 AUD
  • Overnight Valet Parking at $70 AUD per day, Day Guests at $55 AUD per day (conference and restaurants NOT staying overnight). Entrance via 16 Phillip Street Sydney. Max 2m height.


Welcome To Sydney

Greg Hillard
Chief Concierge

Our dedicated Concierge team are here to ensure that your Sydney experience is authentic.

The Highlights
An Iconic High Tea
The Treasury Building History
Panorama Lounge Bar
The Presidential Opera Suite
An Iconic High Tea
Renowned for its luxuriousness, InterContinental Sydney's inspired High Tea is available to enjoy in Panorama Lounge Bar every weekend. You are invited to devour a menu laced with traditional treats, experimental sweets, and exquisite savouries. Traditional, Vegan and Childrens options available.
The Treasury Building History
With a rich 19th century heritage, the hotel rests within the Treasury Building of 1851 – the first purpose-built government office in Sydney – gifting its intricate architectural façade. It is home to the oldest operating lift in the Southern Hemisphere, the first vault in Australia, and is the birthplace of the first grapes cultivated in Sydney.
Panorama Lounge Bar
Discover breathtaking 270 degree harbour, city and garden views from the pop-up Panorama Lounge Bar on level 31 of the hotel. Gaze across Sydney and savour artisan cocktails and grazing platters.
The Presidential Opera Suite
With the city’s most envied Sydney Harbour vantage points, the Presidential Opera Suite is where true luxury resides. Oceania's Leading Hotel Suite features a private outdoor terrace, spacious dining area, separate entertaining lounge, butler's pantry and luxurious king-sized master bedroom.

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Dine in Sydney


Cafe Opera

7:00 AM-10:30 AM

Begin the day with a gourmet fresh breakfast, cooked to your liking and savoured under the chandeliers of Cafe Opera. Recognised amongst locals as a culinary institution, this prized restaurant has been serving Sydney with unique dining experiences for decades. Recently reimagined as an exclusive breakfast destination, our passionate team combine the finest local ingredients and techniques to truly pay homage to the most important meal of the day.

The Cortile

The Cortile

10:30 AM-10:00 PM

Steeped in natural light and resting beneath grand vaulted sandstone arches, The Cortile is an esteemed Sydney venue. During the day, it houses leisurely lunches, catch ups over barista brews and iconic High Tea stands. By night the Cortile slips into a chic ambiance, perfect for savouring an artisan cocktail or tipple of choice.

The Cortile

Panorama Lounge Bar

4:30 PM-12:00 AM
3:30 PM-9:00 PM

An exclusive pop up for this season only, Panorama Lounge Bar is immersed in 270 degree views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sip on an artisan cocktail on the open air wraparound balcony, or sample an indulgent grazing platter indoors, watching the city whirl by through floor to ceiling glass windows.

The Cortile

The Cortile

10:30 AM-4:30 PM

Offering all-day dining and an extensive repertoire of beverages to take you from day to night, The Cortile’s historic lounge is the ultimate all-inclusive venue. Transformative in essence, by day the lounge is a sun-lit haven in which to host business meets or catch up with friends over rich brews of Vittoria Coffee. By night, bask in the magnificent ambience of this 1851 heritage-listed gem as you end a long working day scouring the impressive menus.

The Cortile
Cafe Opera
The Cortile
Panorama Lounge Bar
The Cortile
Executive Room or Suite

Standard Rooms

Guest Room Photo
Standard Rooms

Executive Rooms

Executive Rooms


Suite Photo

Standard Rooms

Classic rooms have been created with the discerning traveller in mind, with contemporary furnishings and large windows framing views of Sydney’s breathtaking skyline. Soak it in from a fabulous chaise longue and check emails in the WiFi-enabled work zone, or kick back with a movie on the plush bed.
Views to choose from are Eastern Harbour, Harbour Bridge or Sydney Opera House. Take in these breathtaking views from the rooms luxury window seat.
Guest Room Photo

Executive Rooms

Picture yourself waking up to expansive views of Sydney Harbour, where the Opera House and Harbour Bridge are so close you could touch them. Our Club InterContinental rooms offer just that, along with premium work zones and access to an exclusive lounge area on the 31st floor.
Our Club InterContinental rooms can enjoy City, Eastern Harbour, Harbour Bridge or Sydney Opera House view rooms.
Benefits of staying as a Club InterContinental guest include unrestricted access to the exclusive rooftop lounge, where you can make the most of complimentary buffet breakfast, twilight drinks and buffet, and all-day refreshments.


For the most indulgent of stays with the finest of views, we suggest one of our lavish suites. You can entertain guests in the refined lounge or dining area, and indulge in a soothing spa bath in the marble bathroom. The vast Australia Suite includes a terrace, and a kitchen with a butler’s entry.
Suites offer Harbour Bridge and Opera House views.
Suite Photo
Standard Rooms
Executive Rooms
The Essentials
Find services for business, fitness, children and more

Fee Based and Staff Assisted Services

  • Doctor on Call
  • Doctor On Call Hours of Operation from 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM
  • Dry Cleaning Pickup or Laundry Valet
  • Same Day Dry Cleaning
  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Interpretation Translation
  • Housekeeping Daily

Other Services

  • Turndown Service
  • Business Center
  • 24 Hour Business Center
  • Business Center Staffed
  • Staffed Business Center Hours of Operation from 8:00 AMto 6:00 PM
  • Printer
  • Copying Services
  • Email and Internet
  • Executive Floors
  • Facsimile Services
  • Executive Club Level
  • PC's available in Business Center



Impress your clients in our elegant meeting spaces. From an intimate meeting to a lavish banquet, our 15 event rooms blend history and sophistication with state-of-the-art technology. Flexible set-ups accommodate between eight and 250 people.

FAQs for InterContinental Sydney

  • No, InterContinental Sydney does not offer free parking.

  • At InterContinental Sydney, valet parking is available for a daily rate of 70 AUD.

  • No, there is not a local area shuttle available at InterContinental Sydney.

  • Yes, InterContinental Sydney has an indoor pool.

  • Check-in at InterContinental Sydney is from 3PM, and check-out time is 11AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

  • InterContinental Sydney has 3 restaurants.

  • Rates for accommodations at InterContinental Sydney vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

  • The InterContinental Sydney has 509 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

  • No, pets are not allowed at InterContinental Sydney.