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Marriott at Circular Quay Sydney, Australia
Why book...
  • Five-Star hotel looking out onto Sydney Harbour
  • Close to Sydney's dining and shopping districts
  • Within driving range of scenic Blue Mountains
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Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay stands regally at the edge of what is arguably the most famous - and beautiful - harbour on Earth.

Just a few minutes' walk from both the landmarks of the harbour, and the indulgent shopping and eating districts of Sydney, this hotel is the perfect place to stay for those guests looking for the perfect Sydney holiday; if you can bring yourself to leave the utter luxury of your hotel room, that is.

With 563 rooms and suites placed over 32 floors, it really is remarkable how excellent the level of service is at Sydney Harbour Marriott - you will feel right at home, no matter which style of room you stay in.

Property facilities

With all the facilities that one comes to expect from a five-star hotel - room, laundry and babysitting services and valet parking to name but a few, plus the unbeatable customer service of a time-served and well-honed hospitality company, the Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay provides a second-to-none stay for guests looking for a luxury base for their Sydney adventures.

Food, drink & entertainment

Awaken your body for an exciting day in Sydney in The Marriott's in-house coffee bar - The Macquarie Lounge - with a perfectly poured flat white. For dinner, treat your taste buds to the exotic flavours of the Tasman Sea with Icons Brasserie's fresh seafood buffet, or choose something specially prepared for you from the a la carte menu. To get a real taste of gourmet Sydney, visit Quay - an award winning restaurant just steps from the Marriott on Circular Quay. This restaurant sees modern Australian cuisine with an Asian twist served to you by genuinely caring staff, backed by the most famous sights in Australia.

Sport, games & activities

Keep up with your fitness regime in the Marriott's health club, or book a massage appointment at the day spa, followed by a stint in the sauna, before a night out in the illuminated streets of Sydney. Sydney is home to 70 beaches, so take a book and lie back, relax, and soak up the sun, learn to catch a wave like a true Sydneysider, or take a glimpse into the habitat of Sydney's marine life while snorkelling around Bare Island.

Room facilities

With a view of either the world-famous harbour landmarks, or the stunning Sydney skyline, you cannot be disappointed in this hotel. Your stay will be complemented by the luxury facilities provided in every room; Wi-Fi, climate control, in-room safe, flat screen TV with cable, a mini bar, a fridge, an iron and board, and luxurious, comfortable bedding to ensure an amazing night's sleep.

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Sprawled across the South-East coast of New South Wales, between the Tasman Sea and the stately peaks of the Blue Mountains, Australia's first city was founded in 1788 by Captain Arthur Phillip, and has grown exponentially ever since to become the 12,367km² multicultural metropolis that it is now.

Sydney is the perfect destination for those seeking a holiday that is brimming with a variety of unforgettable activities, sights and experiences. Spend a day learning to catch a wave on the world-famous white-sand crescent that is Bondi Beach, or lose yourself in the shopping districts of the towering city. Take a stroll around the beautiful natural harbour by day, or take a dinner cruise by night, taking in the lit-up landmarks of the harbour while being served a delicious, world-class meal.

To truly immerse yourself in the region's beauty and history, a holiday in Sydney's Blue Mountains is an experience not to be missed. A one and a half hour drive from Sydney, lovers of outdoor pursuits will love breathing in the pristine mountain air, swimming in secluded, crystal-clear billabongs, and hiking to natural outlooks to best view the stunning forest-covered scenery stretching out below like a viridian blanket. For gastronomically-guided guests, Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest wine-growing region, boasting over 150 cellar doors. Hunter Valley's cultural focus is strongly pointed towards providing the best in local wine, food, and art; and plays host to a great number of events and festivals based around these subjects.

Sydney & Sydney Area facts
Flight time:
22 hours
Time difference:
10 hours
Currency:
Australian dollar
Flying from: Birmingham, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle
Best time to go

Sydney's weather is influenced by the East Australian Current, which is at its strongest in Sydney's summer - between December and March. During this time of year, warmth from tropical North Queensland travels down to Sydney, and water temperatures average at around 22°C - perfect for swimming. Summer in Sydney often brings temperatures upwards of 30°C, and sees the city and it's beaches host a large number of festivals, including Mardi Gras, Tropfest and the Sydney Harbour Party. If you are looking for a holiday brimming with sandy beaches, exhilarating water-sports and enormous parties, then this is the ideal time of year for your visit.

Things to do

Sydney and the Sydney Area truly does have something to cater to every guest's desires. When staying in the city itself, the bank of activities is almost bottomless. For a diverse cultural tour of Sydney, try visiting The Aboriginal Heritage Museum, the outlandish Sydney Museum of Words and, for an artsy souvenir, The Balmain Markets. Take a once-in-a-lifetime whale-watching breakfast cruise, or go snorkelling with starfish and baby sharks at Gordons Bay. Embark on one of the many guided tours around Sydney and its surrounding areas, learn to surf like a true Sydneysider on one of the city's seventy beaches, or take a shopping trip to the designer outlets and glittering boutiques that line Sydney's shopping precincts.

Food & drink

One-third of Sydney's population were born overseas, and the city's range of cuisine reflects this diversity of culture. A different taste sensation lies around every corner in Sydney, from delicious, cheap street-food at the Chinatown Night Market or Harry's Cafe De Wheels; to a gourmet meal with a spectacular view of Sydney Harbour at Quay Restaurant - which currently sits comfortably at number sixty on The World's Best Restaurants list.

Hunter Valley is the wine capital of Australia, and many of the vineyards have award-winning, in-house restaurants. As well as this, there are several restaurants that advertise themselves as BYO - bring your own...wine, that is. This way, you can source your own locally-made wine during the day, and bring it with you to dinner, ensuring a perfect and custom dining experience.

In the evening

Wander through Sydney at dusk and you will find bars, pubs and clubs brightly illuminating the streets and rooftops. Slip into the cosy Fortune of War - the oldest pub in the city - to find a wide selection of beers and wines, while listening to the live music sets in this almost 200-year-old venue. To gaze over the incandescent moonlit city from above whilst sipping a jewel bright, sugar-rimmed cocktail, go to Bar 11; located on the eleventh floor of the Four Points by Sheraton building on Sussex street.

Health & entry requirements

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.

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