Rydges Sydney Harbour

55 George StreetSydney2000Australia
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About Rydges Sydney Harbour

Holiday Inn Old Sydney is a family-friendly heritage hotel in Sydney. It features an outdoor rooftop pool and is within walking distance of Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Modern rooms are serviced daily and feature en-suite bathrooms with hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Also included in each room is a safe, slippers, tea and coffee facilities, satellite television, mini fridge, and complimentary newspapers.

Wi-Fi service is available throughout the property and a kid’s corner. A business centre, laundry facilities, currency exchange and luggage storage are also on site.

A buffet breakfast is served each morning at Playfair Terrace Restaurant, which also offers an a la carte menu for all other mealtimes. The Lobby Lounge Bar serves a variety of dishes and local and international wines.

The Rocks Markets, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Cadmans Cottage and Museum of Contemporary Art are less than a three-minute walk away from Holiday Inn Old Sydney. A seven-minute walk brings guests to Circular Quay and the CBD.


55 George Street, Sydney, 2000, Australia
Telephone: +61 292551800 | Fax: +61 292552093 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Staff is fantastic

Guests report that the service they receive at this hotel is fantastic. Staff members are welcoming and very friendly and they provide a quick and efficient check-in. When it comes to requesting service or having issues dealt with, staff members go above and beyond in providing that service.

Lovely pool with views

There is a rooftop swimming pool at this hotel; and according to guests it's fabulous. The pool, hot tub, and rooftop garden are all praised, especially for the views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge that they offer.

Stunning, central location

According to guests, the location of this hotel is very central. Almost everything guests want to see and experience is a short walk away and anything else is easily-accessible with a short drive in a rental car or via nearby transportation links. The Sydney Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just two of the iconic attractions that can be seen and easily-accessed from this hotel. Guests also report that cafes, restaurants, bars and shops are only metres away.

Negative Reviews

Very loud air-conditioning

Guests report that the air-conditioning units in the rooms are very loud to the point that they need to be turned off in order to get a good night's rest.

Tiny rooms

According to guests, the bedrooms here are very small, with even smaller bathrooms.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1611 reviews across the web
8.4 /10
  • Expedia
    8.8 /10
  • Hotels.com
    8.8 /10
  • Zoover
    8.2 /10
  • ebookers.com
    8.7 /10
  • other websites
    7.8 /10
8.4 out of 10 based on 1611 reviews