InterContinental Sydney – new levels of luxury and serenity

InterContinental Sydney – new levels of luxury and serenity Supplied image: The Aster Bar, InterContinental Hotel

Enshrining the iconic sandstone arches of Sydney’s 1851 Treasury Building and boasting a haven of relaxation soaring beside the most beautiful harbour, InterContinental Sydney promises to immerse you in timeless magnificence and glamour for a special stay.

Historic and unique luxury spaces

For lucky guests the InterContinental Sydney offers unique spaces that redefine luxury, charm and romance within this 170-year-old gem.

An interesting feature of the hotel is the original, restored sandstone facade of the old Treasury Building standing at its centre, enclosing The Treasury Bar. These brick walls are heritage-listed as it was the first building on the site after colonisation and they’re a remarkable example of Georgian architecture in scale, proportion and detailing occupying an important part of the CBD.

The hotel complex covers the Treasury Building’s original foundations – themselves formerly the Government House vineyard – and a stroll in the hotel lobby reveals that much of the heritage and elegance of the era has been maintained in full glory, so the location continues to be a hub for life’s meaningful moments.

The rich heritage feel flows throughout the multiple venues for weddings, private dining areas and High Tea, having been designed for discerning guests and providing generous ambience within the contemporary refurbishments.

Luxury guest rooms with central convenience

The hotel is located at the doorstop of Sydney’s vibrant dining, entertainment and business hubs so your five-star room is moments away from many gems, but you may not want to leave it as they are so beautifully appointed and perfectly equipped for your leisure.

Guest rooms have spectacular views of the waterfront or skyline that can be enjoyed from their comfortable window-side chaise, workstation or while you’re ensconced in the luxurious pure cotton linen bedding. The rooms are spacious (so you can spread out and breath) and if you book a Superior City Room or East Harbour room, for example, you are guaranteed one of the best views in the city from the higher floors.

For those wanting something truly unique, Club InterContinental Rooms offer the best views of the city and harbour along with premium privileges, access and epicurean experiences in the Executive Club Lounge on Level 31.

The Suites are elite in luxury executive accommodation and boast views of Sydney Harbour or the cosmopolitan skyline, and all have grand furnishings and signature tailored character. With separate entertaining, sleep, work and dining spaces you could easily make yourself at home in one, indefinitely enjoying every minute of these havens of luxury, high above the city.

A unique celebration venue

If you choose to make your special birthday, bridal shower, milestone anniversary or party truly unique then the hotel’s experienced event planners are on hand to tailor everything to your liking and ensure you and your guests experience something long remembered.

The hotel’s venues are suitable for any special life-moment and promise to blend five-star service and culinary finesse making your gathering a chic celebration of your commitment – under twinkling stars or party lights, it’s your choice.

For serenity, the floating Aster Bar overlooks the harbour and here the sky is the limit. This is Sydney’s exclusive roof top bar with creative cocktails and artful dining as well as five-star views of the whole of Sydney Harbour, the Opera House, Botanic Gardens and the city. It is an incredible vantage point for mapping out big plans, enjoying the finer things in life and to connect.

Inside on lobby level, the cosiness of The Treasury Bar’s lush greenery and soaring archways is a treasure-trove for its modern botanicals-themed cocktails and vast catalogue of Australian and other select wines which each have a fascinating story.

InterContinental Sydney treasures its fascinating roots and invites guests to discover its vast collection of natural curiosities and visit their curated links to the past. And while you are sipping beneath the antique domed atrium take a moment to look up and witness the colours changing from daylight to a night of shining stars.

Bookings are essential, but everyone should experience the time-honoured ritual of High Tea while here to slow down and savor the beloved classics over a sparkling wine or two (or tea) with friends.

Enjoy a gourmet experience for breakfast, lunch or dinner for two (or a group) at one of the other two restaurants where the finest of local ingredients are found on the contemporary menus…or just stay in and have it brought or your room.

Think getaway. Think luxury. Think hotel nearer to me.

…so, leave the stressors behind, ‘tick all the boxes’ and plan your special getaway at InterContinental Sydney. It’s guaranteed to put YOU on top of your wish list, and be a memorable stay.

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  • Supplied image: Rooms at InterContinental Sydney

  • Supplied image: Family package at InterContinental Sydney

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  • Supplied image: Suites at InterContinental Sydney

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  • Supplied image: Treasury Building at InterContinental Sydney

  • Supplied image: King Opera House Room at InterContinental Sydney

  • Supplied image: InterContinental Sydney

Diana Smith

I'm an Orange-based photographer, writer, face painter and book designer. I enjoy meeting the lovely folk of our community and have been involved in publishing/media/comms for about 15 years. I have done several exhibitions and in 2022 published my own childrens story, 'The Mouses Houses.'

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