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Holiday Inn Old Sydney

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great older property with a location very near the Overseas Passenger terminal.The restaurant had a great deal for dinner and a bottle of wine.The roof top pool had great views of the harbor and the Opera House.

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Saranac Lake, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our two families with teenagers used this hotel for our base for 4 days in Sydney. We could not have made a better choice. Comfortable beds, great service, lovely lobby and the location is perfect. Close to but seemingly far away from the city bustle. Beautiful views and great restaurants. Would stay here again

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated in The Rocks area of Sydney. We stayed here for 5 nights and it's location is great. A few minutes walk to Circulat Quay. You are near to the Opera House and The bridge. The staff are extremely helpful and there's a nice friendly bar and the breakfast is exceptional and sets you up for the...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location only a few minutes from the city centre, ferry terminal and Opera House. Around the hotel are cobbled streets with some nice bars and restaurants, the area is pretty quiet with little traffic. The hotel staff are very helpful and friendly, rooms are big enough and comfortable. The restaurant is great, plenty of...

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Auckland New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location was great. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Sadly the rooms were old and tired and are in desperate need of a freshen up. The breakfast was ok but like too many hotels it was over priced and average.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Value for money in a terrific location for exploring Sydney. Room is a little tired, but clean and the bed is comfortable and we have everything we need. Rooftop pool with a great view of the harbour. We recommend the breakfast buffet - fresh and good quality. Free wifi if you join the IHG rewards club for free.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel 10 years ago for our honey moon night. This time we stayed for 4 nights over Easter. My wife has a terminal illness & the staff & service were wonderful. We were upgraded to a harbour view room & provided with complimentary bottled water & fruit. News papers also complimentary & delivered to our door daily....

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Howard, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to be where the action is, then this is the place. Pubs, food and entertament abound in the area. The HOP On HOP Off bus is close by. It is a good way to get a look at the rest of Sydney and Bondi. The cruise terminal is just across the street. There is a laundry in...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to stay for city convenience, with great rooftop views of the harbor bridge and opera house. Great for short stay. Good room, but it is an old hotel due to heritage listing. Staff were friendly and helped make our stay enjoyable. Breakfast is not too bad so try to get it included in your stay as it is...

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Kentallen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely hotel. Staff very welcoming and the location is excellent. It is slightly tired. The fixings could do with a bit of an upgrade and finishings could have a little more attention, our room had clearly had a replacement shower fitted and the workman didn't finish it terribly well. The communal areas are well cared for and the view...

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Staying in The Rocks

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Heritage Listed Holiday Inn Old Sydney is one of Sydney's little secrets,uniquely positioned between the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House within the iconic area of The Rocks. Holiday Inn Old Sydney is the closest hotel to the Overseas Passenger Terminal providing a hassle free accommodation option pre and post cruise. The hotel is closely situated to the Circular Quay Ferry and Railway stations also providing easy access to Sydney Airport via the Airtrain. Each of our 176 guestrooms come equipped with a choice of soft & firm pillows, flatscreen TV's, high speed internet access. Enjoy spectacular views to Sydney Harbour or an outlook onto the historic Rocks from the comfort of your room. Stroll down the harbour-side promenade past the museum of Contemporary Art, to lively Circular Quay and experience an excellent selection of restaurants and bars. Here you can catch a ferry to Manly Beach, Watsons Bay, Taronga Zoo or enjoy a fabulous harbour cruise. Holiday Inn Old Sydney is only moments from the majority of Sydney's best attractions and a variety of great shopping options, including the Rocks Markets, Queen Victoria Building, Pitt Street Mall and Oxford Street. Experience spectacular views of Sydney Harbour, the famous Harbour Bridge and the world-acclaimed Opera House from the famous Holiday Inn Old Sydney rooftop, equipped with heated outdoor pool and spa. Holiday Inn Old Sydney also offers a complimentary business centre with computer and internet access to keep you connected whilst away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Old Sydney

Address: 55 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > The Rocks
Price Range: €152 - €297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Old Sydney 4*
Number of rooms: 176
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Old Sydney Hotel Sydney
Old Sydney Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Sydney
Sydney Holiday Inn
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#41 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#43 Family Hotel in Sydney
#47 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
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“Higher rooms are better due to the open-plan lobby”
msw-ourtrips, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't get the rooms on levels one and two as there is a lot of noise from the pub next door”
1mmm1, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have a street view. therefore request a harbour view room which may cost extra money but well worth it.”
Arkense, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try to ask for rooms in which the aircon makes lesser noise”
swagatap2014, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“831 is a little dearer, but has views over harbour and Opera House, as well as being handy to the pool.”
808JohnS808, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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