117 MACQUARIE ST, SYDNEY 2000 : Sydney
Location: Perfectly positioned beside Circular Quay and the Royal Botanic Gardens, boasting great views of Sydney. Many of the city's attractions are a short stroll away - the famous Sydney Opera House, as well as the original Convict built part of town known as 'the Rocks'. Shopping is within walking distance.
Rooms: The hotel has large rooms which are well appointed with modern conveniences. Rooms are large and in exceptional condition, each with window seats, chaise lounge, blackout/sheer blinds and adjustable lighting with high speed internet access.
Restaurant: Cafe Opera - a buffet restaurant is on the first floor. The Cortile (coffee shop) is on the ground level. 30 Something - fine dining - is a 31st floor restaurant which provides magnificent views of Sydney.
Exterior: This is a modern high rise tower rising out of the majestic sandstone Treasury Building, dating back to 1851, the old part showcasing charm and grace.
Lobby: The hotel has a medium sized lobby with a separate group entrance. It has an old world character which is in keeping with historical nature of the hotel. The reception area is located in one corner, with the Cortile, a three tiered sandstone and marble courtyard as the hotel's central meeting place - serving drinks, afternoon teas etc. Cortile also features a restored lift which serves as a centrepiece.
General: This is a deluxe hotel with a lot of character, blending beautifully modern conveniences with the traditional and historic Convict days' architecture. Great views of Sydney can be enjoyed from many upgraded rooms (see harbour view display) and the Executive Club Lounge which is one of the best in Sydney. MN-Nov08
12 kms to the nearest airport (kingsford smith)
2 minute walk to the nearest metro station (circular quay)
Close to the station (circular quay)
2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
5 kms to the nearest fair site (darling harbour)
6 kms to the nearest beach