$141 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 31, 2014 Check-out: Sep 1, 2014

Swissotel Sydney

5 stars
68 Market Street, Sydney, NS 2000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
355 reviews
outstanding service

Staff went out of their way to assist us. If there were any issues a person was sent to our room... See full review

  • Deso
  • Jul 21, 2014
Best location for doing everything

The rooms were comfortable and clean without being over the top in terms of luxury or design. The... See full review

  • TootsW
  • Jul 21, 2014
Award-winning luxury with Swiss panache
Swissotel Sydney wins global acclaim for delivering luxury in the heart of Sydney’s shopping and business district. Nestled above a department store, this five-star hotel offers solace from the bustling city centre. Darling Harbour, the historic Rocks neighborhood, Sydney Opera House and the Botanic Gardens can be reached on foot a few blocks from the hotel. Meeting space is available for international business travelers and families appreciate themed, kid-friendly accommodations. The hotel also offers fine dining with views of the Sydney skyline.
Highlights
  • Central location makes it easy for guests to walk to major attractions
  • Whimsical kid-friendly rooms
  • Swiss chocolate fondue at Jpb Restaurant 
Rooms
The hotel’s 359 contemporary rooms and suites offer city views and are handsomely furnished with textured carpets, loveseats and couches in autumn hues. Beds are outfitted with mountains of pillows and fine linens. Bathrooms feature full-size tubs and separate showers. A modest workstation offers high-speed Internet access (fees apply). The kid’s room is a must for families, featuring colorful bedding, kid-sized chairs and table, toys, age-appropriate DVDs, plus chocolate and milk in the mini-fridge.
Features
Amrita Spa gets the kinks out of jet-lagged muscles with decadent spa treatments. All guests have access to the outdoor heated pool, sauna and fitness center. Head to Crossroads Bar after a day of sightseeing for cocktails and sunsets or high tea and afternoon snacks. Fine-dining, Jpb Restaurant, offers skyline views and serves modern Australian cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily (no dinner on Sunday). Sample grilled barramundi, cheese plates or Swiss chocolate fondues. On-site parking is also available for an added fee.
Transportation
  • Town Hall station (2 blocks)
  • City Centre station (1 block)
  • Sydney International Airport (10.2 mi/16.4 km)
  • Airport shuttle
Attractions
  • Darling Harbour (.6 mi/1 km)
  • Sydney Opera House (.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • The Rocks (.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Circular Quay (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Bondi Beach (6.2 mi/10 km)
Business
  • Conference center with 10 meeting rooms
  • Business center with fax and printing capabilities
  • high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi (fees apply)
Policies and Fees
  • Wi-Fi access fee is $24.95 AUD per day.
  • Valet parking fee with unlimited entries and exits is $60 AUD per day.
  • Self parking is $45 AUD per entry.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

-33.8708 151.2071
Area served
Sydney.
Nearby airports
Sydney International Airport.
Area description
Swissotel Sydney has long been the choice of discerning travellers, where they can find the warmth of Australian hospitality mixed with an International flavour. This deluxe five star hotel is located above one of Australia's most iconic department stores, centrally positioned amongst Sydney's prime tourist, shopping and entertainment districts, including Pitt Street Mall and Queen Victoria Building. Plus, it is only a short stroll to Darling Harbour, which features the Sydney Aquarium and Cockle Bay Wharf.

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Swissotel Sydney Rooms

Swiss Executive Club Room
One King or two Double beds based on availability, on the top floors with panoramic city views, inclusive of access to the Swiss Executive Club Lounge, kick-start your morning with a gourmet hot breakfast and from early evening relax with pre-dinner drinks and canapes. Rates are based on 2 persons with additional charges for extra persons.
Swiss 1 Bedroom Suite
One King with separate lounge room, two Plasma televisions, DVD and CD player, espresso coffee machine, ergonomic work area, high speed broadband internet access, feather pillows upon request with full-size bathtub and separate shower.
Swiss Executive Club Suite
One King with separate lounge room, two Plasma televisions, DVD and CD player, inclusive of access to the Swiss Executive Club Lounge, kick-start your morning with a gourmet hot breakfast and from early evening relax with pre-dinner drinks and canapes.
Classic Room
One King or two Double beds based on availability, with city views with a functional work area, high speed broadband internet access, feather pillows upon request with fullsize bathtub and separate shower. Rates are based on 2 persons with additional charges for extra persons.
Swiss Advantage Room
One King or two Double beds based on availability, with panoramic views of the city skyline, espresso coffee machine, ergonomic work area, high speed broadband internet access, feather pillows upon request with full-size bathtub and separate shower tones. It is spacious and comfortable room with functional work area including high speed broadband internet access, feathered pillows upon request, luxurious en suite with marble vanity, full-size bathtub with a separate shower stall. These rooms offer panoramic views of the city skyline. Rates are based on 2 persons with additional charges for extra persons.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Pitt Street Mall: 0.1 mi
  • Queen Victoria Building: 0.1 mi
  • Sydney Tower: 0.1 mi
  • Great Synagogue: 0.2 mi
  • General Post Office: 0.2 mi
  • Town Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Sydney Wildlife World: 0.3 mi
  • Sydney Aquarium: 0.3 mi
  • Sydney Mint: 0.3 mi
  • Hyde Park Barracks: 0.3 mi
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Sydney Hospital: 0.4 mi
  • Pyrmont Bridge: 0.4 mi
  • IMAX Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.4 mi
  • Pitt Street Mall: 0.1 mi
  • Queen Victoria Building: 0.1 mi
  • Sydney Tower: 0.1 mi
  • Great Synagogue: 0.2 mi
  • General Post Office: 0.2 mi
  • Town Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Sydney Wildlife World: 0.3 mi
  • Sydney Aquarium: 0.3 mi
  • Sydney Mint: 0.3 mi
  • Hyde Park Barracks: 0.3 mi
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Sydney Hospital: 0.4 mi
  • Pyrmont Bridge: 0.4 mi
  • IMAX Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.4 mi
  • Australian Museum: 0.4 mi
  • ANZAC War Memorial: 0.4 mi
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship: 0.5 mi
  • State Library of New South Wales: 0.5 mi
  • Australian National Maritime Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Museum of Sydney: 0.6 mi
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre: 0.6 mi
  • Sydney Entertainment Centre: 0.6 mi
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: 0.6 mi
  • Capitol Theatre: 0.6 mi
  • Customs House: 0.6 mi
  • Powerhouse Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Star City Casino: 0.7 mi
  • Belmore Park: 0.7 mi
  • Royal Botanic Gardens: 0.7 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.8 mi
  • Sydney Observatory: 0.8 mi
  • El Alamein Fountain: 0.8 mi
  • Sydney Fish Market: 0.8 mi
  • Government House: 0.9 mi
  • University of Technology: 1 mi
  • Sydney Opera House: 1 mi
  • Harbour Bridge: 1.1 mi
  • Elizabeth Bay House: 1.1 mi
  • Wentworth Park: 1.3 mi
  • Luna Park Sydney: 1.6 mi
  • University of Sydney: 1.6 mi
  • Sydney Football Stadium: 1.6 mi
  • Sydney Cricket Ground: 1.7 mi
  • Fox Studios Australia: 1.9 mi

Dining

Crossroads Bar
Crossroads Bar is located on level 8. The lush surroundings are the ideal place to relax over high tea or a few drinks. The Crossroads Bar is also an ideal meeting place to catch up with colleagues or friends.
Just Pure Bistro Restaurant
Just Pure Bistro Restaurant is located on Level 8. It features modern Australian cuisine complemented by fine wine from the restaurant's extensive wine and loft cellar. Catering for the needs of corporate clients and leisure guests, the Just Pure Bistro menu is designed to deliver a satisfying experience by combining excellent variety, fresh taste and exceptional service.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Swissotel Sydney's conference and event facilities include nine function rooms, located on the eighth and ninth floors. The Blaxland Ballroom is a heritage listed column-free Ballroom that is well suited for any event; whether it is a conference for up to 210 delegates or a gala dinner for 300 guests. The Blaxland Ballroom's unique warm timber features, tapestry panel surroundings and art deco touches create an intimacy perfect for any event. The Oak Room, located adjacent to the Blaxland Ballroom, has the ability to accommodate a workshop for up to 24 delegates or an annual AGM meeting of 40 shareholders.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (355)

Ratings and reviews for Swissotel Sydney

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
355 out of 355
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.2

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Shirley Faye
Mackay
Aug 26, 2013

Great location

Right in the middle of downtown Sydney - next door to great shopping (Myers, David Jones, Mall, Queen Victoria building across the road, 10 minute walk to Harbour and markets). Felt very welcomed by door men and staff. Pre purchased breakfast ($20 each day) - great value. Gym is small but has the basic requirements (treadmill, weights, rower,). Would definitely stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

If you love shopping this hotel is right in the middle of the best shopping around. Best thing is you can go shop and then drop your purchases back at the hotel to the door staff where they will deliver to your room ..

Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Melb Gals
Melbourne
Aug 25, 2013

Perfect city break

From check in to check out, a lovely stay, would recommend and will definitely stay here again. Can't beat the location - walking distance to shops, restaurants, Darling Harbour, trains to airport.. everything!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BIGYARD
Tony Payne New Zealand
Aug 18, 2013

Sydney getaway

The location was great, in the middle of everything - sightseeing spots, shopping, food, transport, you name it. You could reach all these places by walking for a few minutes. However, hotel not up to 5 star rating.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
CHEECH
VICTORIA
Aug 12, 2013

Best Accommodation!!!

It was very easy!!! Everywhere you were it was just around the corner!! It was clean staff were great!! We will definetly stay again...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Central to EVERYTHING

Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mini Breaker
Maitland, NSW
Aug 12, 2013

Weekend Escape

We loved the location and it was very close to the airport train. The bed and bedding was wonderful -- like sleeping on a cloud! All amenities were provided, and the slippers and bathrobes were much appreciated after a long flight. The only downside was the room was adjacent to the elevator so there was some noise from it, but fortunately the bedroom was furthest away from it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Pendolino restaurant on Level 2 in The Strand has excellent fine Italian dining.

Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Melbourne, Victoria
Jul 30, 2013

Location!Location!!

Perfectly located to all you could want.QVB.TRain from airport and buses. Shopping fantastic with concierge staff dully informed and very helpfull.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Lots of shopping choices for all budgets.

Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Robsy party clown
Melbourne
Jul 29, 2013

Girls weekend

Great hotel. But no Australian electricity plug in the bathroom

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
King Of Excitement
Adelaide, Australia
Jul 28, 2013

Great Locations

5 stars for location and 3 stars for the room.. Room is a bit old. Tv channels are too less + not in a good coverage.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
theFussyFreqTraveller
Perth
Jul 22, 2013

rather disappointed

check in process was quick but had to go back again after i came back at night, since apparently my details were not completed in full. UMMM?????? talk about efficiency. room was not properly cleaned. food debris under the bed that do not belong to us. complained and was asked if i actually moved the bed (LIKE WHAT?!) offered to change room but had to be done right away. didnt have time, declined. opted to clean the room next morning, but that didnt happen the next day, had to make another complaint. was told it needed to be done right away since 5 minutes left for housekeepers from finishing their shifts. (NOT HAPPY!) i was not at the hotel room for at least 7-8 hours. and then they had to do it while its time for me to rest. location is GREAT. Staffs need to be trained properly, what to ask and what not to ask. to be asked if i actually moved the bed was actually quite disturbing! room comfort is ok, the blanket is making a lot of noise. room cleanliness was disgusting as mentioned above. amenities was ok but not impressed. 3 people checked in but only 2 towels were provided. talk about little details. i mean its 5 stars hotel. it is expected to have 5 stars service too. afterall i didnt really enjoy my stay at this hotel. it was so much hassles having to go down to reception to have my card swiped again apparently it wasnt done when check in, so no deposit was taken out. then again the cleanliness of the room. not sure if i would want to stay again since there are better 5 stars hotels that offers the same or about the price nearer to the opera house. value not good or up to standard for a 5 stars.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
kitsune
Adelaide, Australia
Jul 22, 2013

Brilliant

Fantastic place, great location and very friendly staff

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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