The award winning InterContinental Sydney blends contemporary style with 19th century architecture and offers sweeping views from the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is bordered by the citys commercial centre, Circular Quay and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Steps away is the historic Rocks area, Sydney Opera House, the Art Gallery of NSW, leading shops and boutiques and some of the finest restaurants this Harbour city has to offer.The Cortile Lounge is the focal point of the hotel. At night the three tiers of sandstone arcades are illuminated, bridging together the old and the contemporary elements of the hotel. The Cortile Lounge serves afternoon tea daily and light meals with wines by the glass at night. Cafe Opera, the grand hotel dining room, takes you on an all-day dining voyage to different corners of the world. In quirky Etch, Justin North presents simple, affordable modern European cuisine.Each of the 509 guest rooms and suites has a picture frame view with a luxurious window seat, high speed internet access and a spacious work zone. Rates are based on double occupancy. Charges for extra adults may apply and will be due directly to the hotel.