Shangri-La - Sydney

176 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2000show map
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Overview

Shangri-La, located in the centre of Sydney, offers a swimming pool and breathtaking views over Darling Harbour and Sydney Harbour. The hotel was opened in 1992 and decorated in a lavish style in Sydney. It offers a relaxed atmosphere and unparalleled services.

This deluxe venue is situated 1200 meters away from Darling Harbour. This hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from Sydney city center.

In a couple of steps, you will find stores and a market.

The venue is notable for the great location within a 15-minute drive to Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

Each luxurious room at the property has individual climate control, Wi-Fi and large windows. Certain units have views of the bridge. They include marble bathrooms fitted with a hairdryer, free toiletries and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

The property provides a comprehensive breakfast every morning. Guests can order Australian meals at the fantastic restaurant. The bar's menu offers various types of refreshments, coffee and cocktails. The coffee store Selah lies in a south area, within 5-minute walk of Shangri-La.

Relax

Guests have access to a spa centre, a treatment room and a Jacuzzi as well as a gym area and a fitness centre. Shangri-La also has a sun deck, an indoor swimming pool and a shared lounge.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at AUD 58 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   36.  Number of rooms:   565.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

AUD 58 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's buffet

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Bay view
  • Harbor view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Dryer

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Sydney AquariumSydney Aquarium3300 ft
Circular Quay StationCircular Quay Station1000 ft
Pitt Street MallPitt Street Mall3000 ft
Sydney ObservatorySydney Observatory700 ft
Museum of Contemporary ArtMuseum of Contemporary Art700 ft
Museum of SydneyMuseum of Sydney1700 ft
Australian National Maritime MuseumAustralian National Maritime Museum3300 ft
The Royal Botanic GardensThe Royal Botanic Gardens3000 ft
Wynyard StationWynyard Station1400 ft
The RocksThe Rocks1100 ft Sydney, New South Wales 2000Australia
Sydney HarbourSydney Harbour2300 ft Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
Sydney Opera HouseSydney Opera House3100 ftLevel 2, Suite 203, 227 Collins St. 329 Clayton Road, Sydney
Parliament HouseParliament House2800 ftParliament House 6 Macquarie St
Sydney Town HallSydney Town Hall4300 ftSydney Town Hall 483 George St
Woolloomooloo WharfWoolloomooloo Wharf4900 ft Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
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The Fine Food StoreThe Fine Food Store1200 ftKendall Lane, The Rocks
Cafe SydneyCafe Sydney1400 ft5th Floor, Customs House
SelahSelah1400 ft12 Loftus Street
Quay RestaurantQuay Restaurant1600 ftUpper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks
PendolinoPendolino3000 ftShop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St
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St Mary's cathedralSt Mary's cathedral4000 ft
Toronga ZooToronga Zoo2.7 mi
Town Hall stationTown Hall station4300 ft
Museum StationMuseum Station1.0 mi
Sydney Exhibition CentreSydney Exhibition Centre1.1 mi
Queen Victoria BuildingQueen Victoria Building3700 ft
Paddington MarketsPaddington Markets2.2 mi
Powerhouse MuseumPowerhouse Museum1.2 mi
Chinese Friendship GardenChinese Friendship Garden1.1 mi
Sydney Fish MarketSydney Fish Market1.1 miBank St Pyrmont
ChinatownChinatown1.2 miGeorge St
Kings CrossKings Cross1.3 mi Sydney, New South Wales 2011Australia
Nielsen ParkNielsen Park3.6 miGreycliffe Avenue
Watson\'s BayWatson\'s Bay4.5 miWatson's Bay, Sydney
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Getting around
Airports
Kingsford Smith (SYD)5.8 mi
Sydney Bankstown (BWU)13.3 mi
Train
Circular Quay Station1400 ft
Underground
Wynyard Station1700 ft
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  123  reviews
  • 6.2
    Good

    Location is superb, helpful and friendly staff. The concierge knows really a lot of the city.

    The staff and atmosphere in the (Blue?) bar on the top floor.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    I loved everything about this hotel, I was wonderfully surprised when I was upgraded. The staff were wonderful and very accomodating, especially the concierge, who rang and made dinner reservations, at 10pm. Wonderful, I will be recommending this hotel to my friends, and will definately be returning myself.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The room location was excellent. Great views. The staff was very helpful. The Blu Bar had excellent views.

    The airconditioning was not adequate.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Nice staff

    They charge my credit card twice. and I send them email about this. NO REPLY! 2 weeks already...

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    We really enjoyed the staff that worked there. They were all very welcoming, nice & friendly. The bed was the most comfortable bed we have ever slept in. The view of the Harbour Bridge & Opera House was exquisite!

    We didn't like the fact that the drawer kept opening, and the desk chair was damaged.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The room and service was fantastic with polite and helpful staff

    I think it needs to clearly state on the internet regarding accessibility to the city for people wishing to access it without using transport. The steep hill for a person with a diability is restrictive.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The hotel room was very comfortable and the fabulous king size bed was pure heaven. The bathroom was very well appointed and luxurious. The location of the hotel was perfect overlooking the harbour and had easy access to downtown Sydney, Circular Quay and all the bars and restaurants around the Rocks. Had a wonderful stay here and would definitely come back.

    Although there were six lifts, it seemed to take forever to get one no matter what time of day or night. Not sure they were all in working order.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The room was very big. The view was magnificent and the staff were fantastic, nothing was a problem to them. By far the best hotel I have ever stayed in worldwide.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The hotel is in a very good location, close to Sydney harbour bridge and opera house, also very close to ferries. And of course, shopping.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    we watched a play and needed some where to stay

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Luxurious comfort, pleasant ambience and incredible views and location.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Awesome views; the harbour bridge and opera house seemed to be within touching distance of our window.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The Comfortable Bed & Pillows

    How Slow the Lifts were, waiting a long time for a lift.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The bathroom was awesome! Such a big shower and the bath was lovely (seen as we dont have one in our home). It was a very nicely set up hotel and the way the room was decorated was lovely! For the price we paid we would stay there every weekend if we could!!!

    When we went into the room it smelt like cigarette smoke which I really do not like. And the mini bar listing is written incorrectly people could argue if they wanted to as it says 2* coca cola can $6 this wouold make any normal person think that it is $6 for the 2 cans. Other then these we loved our stay.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The rooms were generous in size. We were glad to see that our bathroom had a bath as well as a separate shower. Staff were very helpful and courteous.

    The room we were allocated was next to a double apartment (507/508) and we had an adjoining door that was illfitting. The considerable noise of our neighbours especially at 4am spoilt our first night.If rooms such as ours is to be allocated separately, then the doors and soundproofing need attention or blocking off altogether.

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Kingsford Smith (SYD)5.8 mi
Sydney Bankstown (BWU)13.3 mi
Train
Circular Quay Station1400 ft
Underground
Wynyard Station1700 ft
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