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Get an overview of this hotelContemporary hotel with sweeping Sydney Harbour views

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

Near harbour and CBD

Standing in the historic Rocks district of cobbled laneways and designer boutiques, the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is less than 500 meters from ferries and trains, Sydney's central business district, shopping, and Sydney Harbor foreshores.

Conference and health centers

The Altitude Restaurant and Blu Bar on 36 of the hotel offer sweeping views of Sydney Harbor and the Opera House. The hotel also has extensive conference facilities, and CHI, The Spa with swimming pool.

Sydney Harbour views

All guestrooms have expansive water views. In addition to premium bedding such as down quilts and silk throws, guestrooms also offer marble bathrooms with bathrobes and slippers. Guests are provided with a free newspaper and free bottled water. Free WiFi and wired Internet access are also available.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, has 565 guestrooms over the 36-storey tower block in the historic Rocks district. It offers views of the iconic Opera House and Harbor Bridge from its Altitude Restaurant and Blu Bar on 36, and from many of its guestrooms. It has a full-service conference area with a wide range of meeting venues. CHI, The Spa offers a range of massage and beauty therapies. A hair and beauty salon is located on the same floor, in addition to a 20-meter heated indoor pool with adjoining sundeck. On-site shops include a jewelry store and gift shop. ATM/banking is also available. On-site secure parking with valet service is available (surcharge). Smoke-free property.

The Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, conference venue has a wide selection of function rooms to suit a range of requirements, from small groups to large-scale receptions. The complete 1,900 square metres of function space has full technological facilities.

Internet access: Complimentary wireless and wired Internet connections are available in the public areas of the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, including bars, restaurants, lobby, and function/meeting rooms.

Conference/function room(s): Conference facilities at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney extend over four levels and include a ballroom and 19 other function rooms, a number of which can be combined to create additional spaces of varying sizes. Many of the rooms feature large foyers and break-out rooms. The Grand Ballroom is 670 square metres, and accommodates 900 guests in theatre style or 450 in classroom style. It can be divided into two. The Heritage Plaza is a 130 square metre weatherproofed courtyard surrounded by heritage-listed cottages, and can accommodate up to 200 people. The Bradfield Lounge, which has balconies, is 155 square metres, hosting 100 in cocktail style or 50 in classroom style, while the 92 square metre Harlequin Room can host 80 in cocktail style or 50 in classroom style. Other meeting rooms range in size from 185 square metres to 26 square metres. Audiovisual equipment, international video conferencing, simultaneous translations, lecterns, microphones, and other equipment is available.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 19 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1900 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20452 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 565 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 36 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Japanese


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Altitude Restaurant - Perched high above Sydney's spectacular harbor at the top of the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Altitude Restaurant is among the city's iconic dining experiences. Modern Australian cuisine and an extensive boutique wine list are accented by 5-meter high floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Sydney Harbor. A lavish, glass-encased private dining room seats up to 16 and is available for private engagements. Open for dinner daily from 6 PM, except Sunday.

Blu Bar on 36 - Located high above the city with panoramic views of Sydney Harbor Bridge, Opera House, and Darling Harbor. Blu Bar on 36 exudes sophistication and is an attraction in its own right. Open daily from 5 PM.

Café Mix - An all-day dining restaurant with a focus on "fresh" and "diverse." Located on level one of the hotel, Café Mix offers an exquisite selection of international cuisine and scrumptious desserts. Buffet lunch is available daily and buffet dinner is available on Friday and Saturday. Open daily from 6 AM.

Lobby Lounge & Terrace - An elegant bar in Sydney where you can view a landscaped garden through two-story windows. It is a favorite meeting place to relax and enjoy gourmet coffees and teas all day, light snacks and tantalising cocktails. Sit back and relax in the peaceful surrounds of the Lobby Lounge and the outdoor Terrace. Open Monday through Saturday from 7 AM, and Sunday from 8:30 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

The health club on level two has a 24-hour fitness center offering a wide range of the latest cardio and strength equipment, free weights, weight machines, and resistance equipment. A 20-meter indoor pool has a spa tub and adjoining sundeck. There is also a sauna and a cold plunge pool.

The King George V fitness center, just 100 meters from the hotel, offers aerobics, yoga and Pilates lessons, as well as basketball courts. Within 1 km of the Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, via the Sydney Opera House, is the Royal Botanic Gardens with a foreshore running and walking track. Bicycle rentals are available in nearby Clarence Street, and tennis courts in Kent Street. A 10-minute taxi ride away is Centennial Park, offering extensive running and walking tracks in addition to horse riding. Golf is available at Moore Park Golf Club (5 km), Bondi Golf Club (7 km) or Lane Cove Country Club (10 km). Sailing, windsurfing and kayaking is available in Rose Bay, a 15-minute taxi ride from the hotel. The seaside suburb of Manly (30 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay) offers sea kayaking, surfing, scuba diving, parasailing, and numerous harbour walks.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

CHI BALANCE (1 hour 20 minutes): From AU$175

A massage focusing on vitality, clarity, and peace of mind. Techniques include acupressure and coordinated movements that originate in Tai Chi, with energizing massage for yang stimulation and relaxing massage for yin calm. Pure synergy element oils are used to harmonize chi flow.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.


China has a long history of using pearls to clarify skin and enhance its beauty. It is believed that the valuable minerals and amino acids in the pearl are essential building blocks of collagen and protein used to improve the tone and texture for a youthful appearance. This rich emollient scrub has a brightening effect on the skin, while adding a beautiful smooth glow.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

AUSTRALIAN BOTANICAL RETREAT (2 hours 30 minutes): From AU$330

Inspired by local Australian ingredients, this treatment is rich in essential oils and vitamins. Begin with a mild body polish to remove dry skin cells, then soften with a gentle healing wrap prior to a relaxing 1-hour full-body massage. The finishing touch of lemon myrtle body butter ensures silky and smooth skin.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

CHI VITALITY FACIAL (1 hour): From AU$145

A results-orientated facial that combines western and eastern philosophies for optimum skin and body vitality. Pure aromatherapy, botanical, and herbal extracts will awaken the skin's beauty, leaving the most delicate skin looking calm, vibrant, and healthy.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

ENCHANTED JOURNEY (3 hours): From AU$370

After a long and tiresome journey or a hectic day, to relieve muscular aches and pains and assist your body's natural healing, we recommend this combination of soothing Aroma Bath or Steam Shower, Mountain Tsampa Rub, and CHI Balance Massage.

  • Aroma Bath or Steam Shower
  • CHI Balance Massage
  • Mountain Tsampa Rub

    Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

    CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, a place of personal peace, enchantment, and wellbeing. With roots set in the Chinese theory of the Five Elements of metal, water, wood, fire, and earth to harmonise the body's energy, CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, also includes a selection of treatments that showcases Australia's natural botanical products with their potent therapeutic properties.

    CHI, The Spa uses Ila and CHI products.

    CHI, The Spa, located on level 2 of the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, offers CHI treatments based on principles of restoring balance and harmony to mind and body as inspired by traditional Asian healing philosophies. CHI, The Spa features luxurious private spa suites that create a sense of timelessness where you can indulge the senses, soothe the body, and revitalise the spirit.

    • Spa tub in spa 
    • Body wraps 
    • Body treatments 
    • Body scrubs 
    • Facial treatments 
    • Aromatherapy treatments 
    • Massages 
  • Accessibility

    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • Roll-in shower 

    Hotel Policies


    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Minimum check-in age is 18

    Special check-in instructions:

    24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


    Check-out time is 11 AM

    Payment types

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 155 per night.


    • Pets not allowed

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
    • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
    Debit cards not accepted


    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
    • Deposit: AUD 100 per night
    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 42 per person (approximately)
    • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 120 per vehicle (one way)
    • Valet parking fee: AUD 58 per night (in/out privileges)
    • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 155 per night
    • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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    We should mention

    This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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