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About Shangri-la Hotel


Sitting between the Sydney Opera House and the Darling Harbor Bridge, the Shangri-la Hotel has become the destination of choice for the traveler. Located within easy walking distance to Sydney's shopping and commercial areas, the hotel is a perfect match for both business and leisure travelers. The 565 rooms are among the most spacious in the city, with the smallest rooms having an area of 40sqm. This 5-star hotel also has several meeting rooms which can hold anywhere between 10 to 900 people - depending on your needs. Enjoy fine dining at the award winning Altitude Restaurant and the Blu Horizon Bar located on the 36th floor. The hotel features all amenities and services guests have come to expect from such an establishment. Reservations at Shangri-la Hotel are simple via our secure online booking form. Just enter your desired dates and submit.
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Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • airport transfer
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • bar
  • business center
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • executive floor
  • express check-in/check-out
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • restaurant
  • safety deposit boxes
  • salon
  • shops
  • shuttle service
  • smoking area

Sports and Recreation

  • fitness center
  • hot tub
  • indoor pool
  • massage
  • sauna
  • spa
  • steamroom


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • valet parking

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
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Wi-Fi/Internet access is available only in certain areas of the property at no additional charge.

Children and extra beds
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 42 AUD
Check-In From: 03:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 36
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 565
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10 Alexandra P.
May 02, 2016
Beautiful first experience
What a brilliant service. Also the buffet breakfast is a must have!

6.8 Kaisone P.
May 05, 2016
clean and nice room. walking distant to opera hous
clean and nice room. Great view from the room. Staff at reception not friendly (soecialy the Aussie lady) talk so rude to customers.

8.4 Boon L.
May 03, 2016
Comfort stay
Overall it still a shangri la standard. Nothing to complain from check in until check out.

8.4 Landy W.
April 26, 2016
Disappointing Stay
I stayed there from 23rd - 25th April, called the service desk to send a cable to connect my phone to the tv to play through the speakers, I never received the cable that night, called twice the next day to get the cable and when we did get it, it was the wrong cable. on monday 23th april, I went for a drive, firstly we were waiting around 20 mins to get the car and when we came back to the hotel and asked the guys at valet if they can leave my car outside as we were to be back out in about an hour and a half as we were in a bit of a rush, when we got back outside the car was not outside as they had parked it downstairs. Had to wait 15 mins to get the car. I don't think my partner and I will be staying at this hotel again.

8 Ina C.
Hong Kong
April 28, 2016
Lack of attraction dining place at the hotel
We always love to eat at shangri-La Hotel restaurants. But not in the Sydney location.

9.2 Elisabeth P.
April 24, 2016
My daughter and I came to see the Opera on the Har
The views from our room were great, but could have been a bit better, as we had to strain from the corner of the room to get a good picture of the Opera House. But, otherwise, room was spacious. We enjoyed the welcome plate of fruit, and later on when our beds were turned down, we noticed a pot of hot tea was waiting for us in an insulated basket. Very nice.

6 Hiroshi M.
May 03, 2016
good view from window
I could view opera house from my window and it is beautyful.

10 Angela E.
United Kingdom
April 21, 2016
This was a real treat but you do get what you pay for in excellent customer services from the greeting as you walk in, parking your car (unfortunately £30 a night but it's Sydney!), to check and concierge, restaurant and bars and room service. I love this hotel and after a year traveling SEAsia and Aus it remains my absolute favourite treat. I will definitely try the other Shangri La hotels around the world.

9.6 Justin C.
United Kingdom
April 19, 2016
Very good location friendly staff & good service

10 Matthew B.
April 18, 2016