5 Luxurious Stays For Your Next Sydney Vacay

For your next glam vacation to Australia's largest city, we have curated a list of ultra-luxe stay options for the ideal experience
The Sydney skyline
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Sydney stands as the epitome of luxury travel, captivating discerning travellers with its harmonious blend of iconic landmarks, cultural richness, and upscale experiences. Australia's largest metropolitan city also has a gorgeous waterfront with the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge serving as stunning backdrops.

You cannot just take in the glitzy sights and not stay in luxury; accommodations like The Darling and InterContinental Sydney offer opulent respites, panoramic views of the harbour and meticulous attention to detail. The Langham, Sydney, adds a touch of old-world elegance to the dining ambience with its tradition of afternoon tea. Along with that, luxurious yacht cruises on the harbour provide exclusive perspectives of Sydney's beauty.

Here are some uber-luxe stays to book on your next vacation to Australia's largest city.

The Darling

The Darling Hotel, Sydney
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Elegance exudes from every corner of The Darling. In this upscale hotel, sleep soundly on plush 400-thread Egyptian cotton sheets and a thoughtfully curated pillow menu that caters to your personal comfort. Every detail speaks of refinement, from the textured wallpaper to the bespoke furniture. Just below The Darling's exquisite haven lies Sokyo Japanese restaurant. Make a trip downstairs for some fine sushi and sashimi offerings in Sydney. Even the pool area, scented with the essence of eucalyptus, invites you to bask in its splendour. 

For details on booking, visit here 

The InterContinental Sydney

The InterContinental Sydney
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Circular Quay's InterContinental Sydney has undergone an extensive transformation worth millions of dollars. This metamorphosis has breathed new life into the 509 guestrooms and suites, public spaces, and wellness facilities, including an indoor pool, club lounge, and dining venues.The guest rooms exude elegance, sophistication, and tranquillity, offering sweeping vistas of Sydney's iconic landmarks—the Harbour, Opera House, and Royal Botanic Gardens. As evening descends, the Treasury restaurant awaits within the historic former Treasury building. A captivating facet is the InterContinental Sydney's proximity to Circular Quay, making it a perfect launchpad for exploring the beautiful city.

For details on booking, visit here 

The Langham, Sydney 

Steeped in old-world luxury, The Langham exudes a timeless charm. Friday afternoons are a tea, scones, and petits fours ritual, tracing back to the hotel's heritage since 1865. The boutique-like charm, embellished with ruffled curtains, harmonises seamlessly with the grandeur of an international institution. The Langham's lavish suites envelop you in velvet finery against a backdrop of panelled walls. Do check out the Observatory Suite's gilded, ornate fireplace. Venture downstairs to the Roman bathhouse-inspired indoor pool, beckoning you to immerse yourself in luxury.

For details on booking, visit here 

Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney 

Nestled in Sydney's CBD, the Four Seasons Hotel boasts an enviable perch overlooking the iconic Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay, and the historic Rocks precinct. The hotel unveils luxurious rooms that exemplify refined living, complemented by a pool, bar, restaurant, and fitness centre. Thoughtful design and meticulous furnishing characterise every room, showcasing the highest quality amenities that elevate the guest experience. With a bathtub overlooking the Sydney Opera House, you would find it difficult to leave the hotel's premises.

For details on booking, visit here 

Kimpton Margot, Sydney

Kimpton Margot, Sydney
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Kimpton Margot, Sydney, marks the debut of Kimpton's luxury philosophy in Australia. The brand has establishments in cities like Barcelona, London, Tokyo, and San Francisco. Their unique charm lies in the pet-friendly policy, extending a warm welcome to all species as long as they fit in the lift. Emphasizing wellness, guests can indulge in rooftop lap pool sessions, utilize the expansive gym and yoga studio, or access in-room yoga tutorials via tablets—yoga mats are available upon request. The hotel's in-house fine dining restaurant, Luke's Kitchen, beckons you to savour a bottomless brunch.

For details on booking, visit here 

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