Shangri-La Sydney

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176 Cumberland Street The Rocks Sydney 2000




Recommended by Forbes - 2019 Recommended by Forbes - 2018 •“Best Hotel Spa – CHI, The Spa” Hotel Management Awards 2014 •"Best Hotel Bar - Blu Bar on 36", Gourmet Traveller 2014 Hotel Guide Awards, 2014 •"Best Luxury Hotel Spa - Australia", World Luxury Spa Awards, 2014 •"Restaurant of the Year - Altitude Restaurant", Australian Hotels Association National Awards for Excellence, 2013 •"Top City Hotel in Sydney", Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, 2013 •"Metropolitan Restaurant of the Year - Altitude Restaurant", TourismAccommodation Australia (NSW) Awards, 2013 •"Best Hotel in Australasia", Ultratravel Awards, 2013 •"Best Hotel Spa in Australasia and the South Pacific", Condé Nast Traveler Reader Spa Awards, 2012 •"Best Hotel in Sydney", Travel + Leisure World's Best Business Hotels Awards, 2012 •"Best Redeveloped Hotel", Australian Hotel Association National Awards for Excellence, 2012 •"Best Business Hotel", HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, 2012 •"Best Hotel in Australasia", Ultratravel 100 Awards, 2012 •"Finalist of Best Luxury Hotel Spa", World Luxury Spa Awards, 2012 •"Best Spa in Australasia and the South Pacific", Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Spa Awards, 2012 •"Number 2 Top City Hotel in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific”, Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, 2012 •"Top 11 Oceania Hotel", Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, 2011 •"Deluxe Hotel Accommodation of the Year" and "Health Club & Spa Facilities of the Year", Australian Hotel Association (NSW), 2011

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Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (ocean or water)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Outside caterers allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa or salon
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Piano
  • Portable heaters
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Distance from airport

  • 14 mi. from venue


  • Valet parkingA$58.00 / day
  • Street parking

Shangri-La Sydney Meeting Space

Total meeting space3,509 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms26
Largest room7,212 sq. ft.
Second largest room3,552 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms564
Single (1 bed)447
Double (2 beds)80

Local Attractions

Sydney Fish Market

15 minutes away
Sydney Fish Market’s six wet fish retailers offer Australia’s biggest variety of fresh seafood. The site also features numerous restaurants and cafés, bakery, butcher, gourmet deli, greengrocer, bottle shop, fishing supplies store and gift shop.
Bank St & Pyrmont Bridge Road Sydney, AU

Dining in Sydney

30 minutes away
In the heart of the city you’ll find some of Sydney’s best and most well-known restaurants. Neil Perry’s fine dining venture Rockpool is a true Sydney institution, as is the famed Quay at Circular Quay, its food matched only by its stunning Sydney Harbour views. Tucked beneath the sails of the Sydney Opera House, Peter Gilmore’s Bennelong also offers great harbour vistas, accompanied by a menu filled with fine Australian produce.

Sydney Opera House

Historical landmark
4 minutes away
One of the most iconic buildings in the world – the Sydney Opera House, is an architectural masterpiece and vibrant performance space. It's a place where the past shapes the future, where conventions are challenged, and cultures are celebrated. Step inside and discover the stories that make the Opera House so inspiring.

Bondi Beach

25 minutes away
Watch a glorious sunrise at world-famous Bondi Beach before an invigorating swim in the turquoise waters or a stroll along the white sands. Roll out a beach towel and relax on the fine sands while enjoying spectacular views of the vast Pacific Ocean. You can also learn to surf at an accredited surf school. And there are plenty of things to do beyond the iconic beach. Fine dining, eclectic shopping markets, gorgeous coastal walks and a buzzing nightlife can all be experienced in Bondi year-round.

Blue Mountain

Historical landmark
3 hours away
The Blue Mountains is a rugged region west of Sydney in Australia’s New South Wales. Known for dramatic scenery, it encompasses steep cliffs, eucalyptus forests, waterfalls and villages dotted with guesthouses, galleries and gardens. Katoomba, a major town in the area, borders Blue Mountains National Park and its bushwalking trails. Echo Point affords views of the storied Three Sisters sandstone rock formation.

Taranga Zoo

25 minutes away
Taronga Zoo is just 12 minutes from the city by ferry, with breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and free shows and keeper talks throughout the day. There’s always plenty happening at Taronga Zoo. With over 4,000 animals to see, over 20 keeper talks and shows a day, tours, events & concerts, there’s always a new reason to visit Taronga Zoo.
Bradleys Head Road
Mosman, AU 2088

Hunter Valley

3 hours away
The Hunter Valley, just north of Sydney in New South Wales, is one of Australia's major wine-growing regions, with a viticultural history dating back to the early 1800s. Known for varietals such as Semillon and Shiraz, it’s home to well over 100 vineyards. Most are located south of the Hunter River and operate cellar doors so the public can sample their bottlings.

Bridge Climb

Historical landmark
15 minutes away
If you choose BridgeClimb, BridgeClimb Express or BridgeClimb Mandarin, you reach the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 134m above sea level, right in the heart of Sydney Harbour for an uninterrupted panorama of the city and surrounds. Whilst at the top, you’ll soak up the world around you while your Climb Leader captures your photo.


The Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is the city’s leading five-star deluxe hotel. Located in the historic Rocks district between the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. In October 2011, the hotel completed a refurbishment of 477 guestrooms and suites on levels 4 – 29. Room features include a minimum room size of 40 sq metres, luxurious bedding and custom design furniture, complimentary WiFi and Broadband internet and purpose built window seating to take in the vistas below. Just 2 months ago we again completed updating the property with 90 newly refurbished Horizon Club rooms and Australia’s biggest and most sophisticated club lounge in a five-star hotel, after a much-anticipated multi-million dollar renovation. The Horizon Club Lounge on Level 30 is now more than 20 per cent bigger at 335 square metres and commands Australia’s best hotel view via 13 metre-high windows spanning four storeys. The 36storey building has unobstructed views of Sydney’s two most iconic landmarks, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, from its prime position in bustling heritage listed area The Rocks. The 90 newly refurbished rooms and suites are among the biggest in the city, ranging from 40 to 60 square metres and suites from 83 square metres. The Presidential Suite commands the highest position of any suite in the hotel and has 170 square metres of living space, with one bedroom, separate sitting room, kitchenette and dining room and a refreshed décor with new carpets and upholstery. The Royal Suite offers the hotel's most luxurious and impressive accommodation and personal service. At 242 square metres, it has the hotel’s biggest bedroom, a double lounge room, executive study room and dining room with seating for ten next to a kitchenette. Its newly refreshed soft furnishings mean the guest’s hotel experience has been elevated to a new level of luxury.


High season
Feb 1 – Mar 31
Oct 1 – Nov 30
Shoulder season
Aug 1 – Sep 30
Apr 1 – May 31
Jan 3 – Jan 31
Dec 1 – Dec 27
Low season
Jun 1 – Jul 31

Additional Information

Offering the latest technological advances in conferencing and a wide array of versatile, state-of-the-art function spaces, the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is the ideal choice for your meeting or social occasion in one of the world's most beloved cities.