Hotels in Sydney
This glossy, sleek high-rise created something of a sensation when it opened in late 2007, as it put the surrounding neighborhood (a still-gritty area of Kings Cross) on the high-style map.
Former post office building with skyscraper annex in a central downtown location; the city's best hotel for business travelers, with plenty of executive-level amenities.
Just south of Sydney Harbour, the InterContinental hotel is adjacent to the Royal Botanic Gardens and only a 10-minute walk from the Opera House.
Situated inside a former cargo-handling facility, this wharf-side hotel is within a 10-minute walk of major attractions, such as the Royal Botanic Gardens and central business district.
The 41-story, Foster & Partners–designed hotel has 201 understated, light-filled studios and a heated pool.
Set in a mini-complex that includes several bars and a nightclub, this boutique property (just a stone’s throw from Circular Quay) is understandably popular with the late-night set.
Positioned on a bluff in southeast Australia’s Blue Mountains National Park, Lilianfels is a country house built in 1889 that has been converted into an 85-room resort and spa, set on two acres of English-style gardens.
Rising 34 stories above the central business district, the Amora Hotel Jamison is just a 10-minute walk from both the Rocks and Circular Quay.
The poshest old-school hotel in town (it’s part of the Orient-Express group) isn’t exactly in town; though it’s in the heart of the lively historic Rocks district, it’s tucked away in a peaceful, mostly residential enclave.
Rising 43 stories above downtown, this glass-and-concrete hotel is centrally located across from the Town Hall railway station.
Originally established as a gentleman’s chambers, Regents Court is now a small boutique hotel catering to the creative and independent set. The property is located in the Potts Point suburb, just a short walk from Woolloomooloo Bay and the Kings Cross railway station.
Situated directly across from Hyde Park, this 557-room property is among the chicest business hotels in the city. The guest rooms are decorated in mostly neutral tones with black-and-tan-striped headboards and a gallery-like collection of framed artwork.
Some of the city’s largest rooms and a new Chi spa that opened in February 2010.
Glass-and-concrete skyscraper featuring a grand 3-floor lobby, along the harbor.