$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

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.

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.

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

5
5.01.0
Michael
Not Provided
Apr 30, 2010

some rooms are more spacious than

some rooms are more spacious than others at the same price level; but the hotel is near faultless. Best location in Sydney CBD, bar none.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
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5
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5
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5
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5
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5
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Apr 16, 2010

Great hotel,only problem experienced

Great hotel,only problem experienced was with pillows. a down pillow is provided but is very large and bulky, (a down pillow should be small and easily mouldable to neck). I was unable to sleep well as my neck was sore. no suitable pillow was available from house keeping.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Mar 26, 2009

Internet access very poor.

Internet access very poor.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
PeakYee
Not Provided
Mar 30, 2009

Excellent location for shopping

Excellent location for shopping and sightseeing. Stops for Hop On Hop Off tour buses and monorail are well within walking distance. Taxis are plentiful. Lively location, even at night. Staff are courteous and helpful. My room was comfortably spacious. The bed and pillows are one of the best I have slept on in ages.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Jul 25, 2009

very clean and big room too :) one

very clean and big room too :) one thing that we dont like was the entrance. tiny door and always lots of people and also its a bit funny how u hv to go up by the lift first in order to get to the lobby.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
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No rating
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Luke
Not Provided
Apr 19, 2009

Great hotel and staff, who handled

Great hotel and staff, who handled the Sydney black out very well. Great beds for an excellent night's sleep.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Rachel
Not Provided
Feb 13, 2011

Brilliant location - 2 minute

Brilliant location - 2 minute walk to Pitt St Mall, 1 minute to George St. The Hotel foyer is massive with a bar and restaurant on the same level. The room I was in overlooked the pool (well to the side of it anyway) and parts of the city. The size of the room was good with two double beds, desk and a couple of chairs by the window, with a table. Staff were friendly & attentive when required. The down side was ordering room service breakfast & having to explain the breakfast I was ordering over & over again. The person taking the order could not understand me & I had to keep referring them to the menu - apparently had never heard of maple syrup or hash browns, despite being right there on the menu. It took 40 mins to deliver a very over priced & average breakfast. Dry bacon, thin & overcooked waffles, eggs on toast were ok but paying $75 for waffles, eggs on toast, hash browns & two coffees was ridiculous. Will go back there but will skip the breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
Apr 17, 2009

We stayed here with our 2 kids

We stayed here with our 2 kids 15yr.old and an 11yr.old and it was perfect .Excellent position central to lots of restaurants,shopping,train station,monorail china town and cinemas.Was nice to be able to walk everywhere and if we needed a taxi was great to be able to get one outside hotel.Highly recommend it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Clayton
Not Provided
Jun 8, 2009

This is an amazing hotel. If you

This is an amazing hotel. If you want to be in the middle of CBD shopping in Sydney this is the place. One minute you are in the middle of Myers in Pitt St Mall the next minute you are in the seclusion of your 5 star oasis! We stayed on the Executive Level with all the perks that you would expect. Canapes were fine but there could be a little more variety but the drinks selection was good. The beds were comfy and the room spacious. Service was great from check in to the clubroom to checkout. Highly recommended.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Swissotel Sydney

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jane
Not Provided
Jul 1, 2009

our bags took too long to be

our bags took too long to be brought up tp our room. after 2 phone calls later, we headed down to get them. Our car from the valet parking too an hour and 20 minutes to be return to us from the parking station... after I rand ahead 20 minutes prior as requested by hotel, then a check another 2 times before finally on the third request demanding to know where my car was, as we had watched people comae and go for the last hour! it hadnt even left the parking lot yet,..... location was great service not so great-

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
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