This intimate, boutique style hotel is housed within a stunning heritage-listed building, and comprises a total of 362 rooms. Originally built in the 1800's, the chic, calm and contemporary interior blends beautifully with the historical Hawkesbury sandstone facade. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom, lift access, a bar and 2 restaurants. Guests may also take advantage of conference facilities, complimentary WLAN/Internet access in guestrooms and public areas, room and laundry services and parking.
The location of this hotel is ideal for business or pleasure. It lies in the heart of the Central Business District and is surrounded by 75 of Australia's top 500 companies as well as the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, the historical Rocks area, Circular Quay and the Botanical Gardens. Major shopping precincts are just a short stroll away and it is around 5 km to Bondi Beach.
All rooms feature a marble bathroom with separate shower and extra deep European style bath. Premier rooms are stylish, well-appointed rooms available with either king-size, queen-size or twin beds. They also feature an armchair, an ottoman, 2 drop down lights and bedside tables, a wooden bedhead, moveable work desk and chair and a wardrobe with drawers. All rooms come with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a radio, Internet access, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and an ironing set. They are centrally air-conditioned and heated, and feature a safe.
The hotel features a health club with a 15 m heated indoor lap pool, a fully equipped gym, a steam room and a beauty therapist, as well as spa grooming and massage therapy by appointment.
The hotel proudly houses 2 award-winning restaurants: headed by international chef Jeremy Clark, Bistro-Fax is a chic city restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine and also offers a BYO (bring your own) option, as well as providing a well-balanced wine list. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bilson's is a fine dining restaurant with an emphasis on French cooking techniques and tastes.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed