The Most Elegant Hotels In Sydney, Australia

Sydney is a one-of-a-kind travel destination complete with beautiful beaches, world-class sporting events, breathtaking architecture and museums specializing in numerous periods of history and art. Due to the diversity of those attractions, Sydney, the largest city in Australia, has many hotels, including two, three, four and five star luxury hotels which cater to even the most discerning guest. To that end, every possible amenity is made available to ensure that visitors to Sydney leave with nothing to desire except to extend their memorable vacation.

The Intercontinental Sydney

The Intercontinental Sydney, located at 117 Macquarie Street in downtown Sydney, is one of the finest hotels in Australia. A luxury hotel designed to attract the most particular of guests, The Intercontinental Sydney is situated in a fantastic location in Australia’s most populated city. The Circular Quay, which is the founding site of Sydney, is nearby and offers tremendous views of the Harbour Bridge. The beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens is also around the corner from the Intercontinental, as well as the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art for the culturally adventurous vacationer. In addition, due to the central location of the Intercontinental, famous landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Tower are at an arms length.

Visitors to the Intercontinental Sydney will enjoy the improvements from recent renovations, including babysitting service, a beauty salon, concierge service, laundry and dry-cleaning facilities, and even a florist. Guests have at their disposal bathrobes, a mini-bar, and video games for the kids.

Business travelers are attracted by the conveniences this world-class hotel has to offer. For starters, the hotel is about 12 kilometers form the airport. Also, high-speed internet service is available, as well as a copy-service, secretarial services, two-line telephone with voicemail service, World News, a global newspaper service, a fitness center and shoeshine service.

Vacationers and business travellers alike can enjoy specialties prepared by the hotel’s restaurant, bar and caf. The restaurant is known for its seafood platters, and the caf is the perfect place for a soothing cup of tea in the afternoon or early evening.

The Observatory Hotel

Similar to many of the elite, five star hotels in Sydney, the Observatory Hotel, located at 89-113 Kent Street Millers Point, is the perfect combination for business and pleasure while visiting the biggest city in the Land Down Under. The Observatory Hotel has a stare-of-the-art workout center complete with tennis courts and a 20-meter heated swimming pool. There are even fiber-optic lights woven into the custom mirrored ceiling.
Close to the city’s business center and The Rocks, which is an inner city suburb, tourist hotspot and historical center, cements the Observatory Hotel’s reputation as the ideal combination of business and pleasure Sydney has to offer.

Complete with 78 “Deluxe Rooms”, 50 “Junior Suites”, and 12 “Executive Suites”, the Observatory Hotel has something for every first-class traveler, and more. Separate showers and heated towel rails are a just a sample of the amenities available. Visitors can customize their in-room entertainment choosing from a large selection of CD’s and DVD’s.

The Sydney Hilton

Of course, how could any city claim to be a destination suited to the savvy, first-class world traveler if there was no Hilton. Rest assured, Sydney has a Hilton Hotel, and it is one of the chain’s best. Its hotspot bar, Zeta, was designed by Tony Chi, who also designed the bar in the New York City Hilton. Although, having won the Australian Hotels Association’s Bar of the Year in 2006, the Zeta bar is not the only reason to go to the Sydney Hilton. Located at 488 George Street, the Sydney Hilton is at the center of the city’s shopping and entertainment areas, and is often referred to as a “hip and chic” place to stay while vacationing in Sydney.

The rooms at the Sydney Hilton and other amenities are other main reasons to stay in this elegant hotel. There are 577 rooms at the Sydney Hilton, all of which have been decorated in earthy tones and other pleasing colors, but that is not all the indulgence you can receive. The hotel offers a Bath Master who will draw the tub for you and fill it with the right herbal oils and lit candles. An attendant can also pour you a cup of herbal tea to help you relax between especially tough business meetings or a strenuous day of sightseeing and shopping.

If this is not enough, there is an Executive Floor and Suite for those looking for the utmost in luxury. The suite boasts three personal computers for guest to use and access to the Living Well Premiere Health Club. This option also includes a private check-in and check-out at the Executive Lounge Reception. The business center facilities include fax, email and basic secretarial work as well as a daily newspaper and complimentary shoeshine for the preferred guests at the Sydney Hilton.

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