The Observatory Hotel

The Observatory


The Observatory Sydney is a member of the renowned Orient Express Hotel chain and excels at providing supremely elegant luxury with nonchalant effortlessness. The attentive personal service is especially noteworthy.


Your wishes are carried out even before you can articulate them and a room service speedily attends to your requests 24/7. The credit card that is not accepted at the Observatory Sydney has not been printed, yet.


Outside the Observatory’s doors the city buzzes with daily business. read more » However, the five-star hotel, despite its central location, remains wholesomely calm and peaceful.


Having spent an exciting day exploring Sydney, there is nothing like settling down for a quiet afternoon tea at the cosy Globe Bar or in the elegant Drawing Room.


A lively fire casting light and shadow, the romantic ambiance is just perfect for a spot of idleness. The Galileo Restaurant is one of Sydney’s prime venues for elegant gourmet dining.


The exquisite Galileo’s French cuisine has received countless awards. Needless to say, that the delicacies are accompanied by a large selection of finest wines and international liquors.


Having feasted to your tummy’s full content, step into the Globe Bar for a stiff drink to help your digestion or a cocktail mixed to perfection. The lobby is generously large and elegantly designed and features two elevators on the left side that take you to the rooms.


Lodged at The Observatory Sydney, everything is within easy walking distance. The famous Opera House and Harbour are just a few minutes’ walk away. Darling Harbour, its many restaurants, bars and cafés is equally close.


Those with tired feet, will be delighted by the hotel’s superb spa centre complete with a steam bath and a large pool. Wellness, dinner, service, spa and accommodation – The Observatory Sydney sets the standards!


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Elegant and tastefully furnished, the Observatory Hotel’s 100 rooms and suites are divided into several categories. Guests may choose between one of the 78 Deluxe Rooms, 9 Junior Suites, 12 Executive read more » Suites and the Observatory Suite.


Generous 50 square metres large, the Deluxe Rooms are decked out in a graceful colonial style, featuring mahogany furniture and precious tapestry. The luxurious bathrooms have been designed with abundant marble and include a separate shower and toilet.


The facilities are plentiful: A hairdryer, soft bathrobes, telephone, TV with video and CD player, a safe, mini bar and air-conditioning system are at your disposal. Guests may also request a non-smoker room or an easy access suite for wheelchairs.


The Junior Suites additionally features a small but exceedingly cosy sitting corner. Request the suites with a view of Sydney’s harbour on Walsh Bay. Of course, the Junior Suite facilities are equally comprehensive as those of the Deluxe Rooms.


The Executive Suites are a designer’s dream and add extra flair through arched windows and ceilings and a gorgeous bed chamber. Every little detail has been attended to and a pinch of extra luxury has been stirred into the mix.


For ultimate luxury, however, consider the extraordinary Observatory Suite. The hotel’s finest, the Observatory Suite features a mahogany four-poster bed with hand-carved posts and a spacious marble bathroom.


Embroidered tapestry, an oriental coffee corner or an antique fireplace – the Observatory Suite is unlimited extravagance. Designed for every eventuality, the suite even includes a fully-equipped kitchen as well as a guest bathroom.


Are you travelling with your family? On your request, the Observatory Suite can be connected with Deluxe Rooms, creating a more than comfortable apartment for your and your loved ones.


The details never cease to fascinate: The towel racks in all suite bathrooms are heated – a dry and warm towel is always available. Wonderful! Your comfort is the Observatory Hotel’s primary concern.


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The five-star boutique hotel The Observatory is ideally located at Millers Point in the city’s oldest district The Rocks. The Observatory’s facilities include a spa, pool, gym and indoor pool.


Sydney’s read more » centre and its major attractions are just a short walk away. The Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay are just around the corner and if you extend your walk, the harbour terraces at Bennelong Point are a wonderful location for a cup of coffee directly beneath the Opera House.


The service, food and drinks are first-class and seasoned with an inspiring view of the gracious Sydney Cove. The sun having set spectacularly against a striking backdrop, set off to explore Sydney’s vibrant nightlife.


“The Establishment” on 252 George Street is currently one of the most fashionable locations for a refreshing drink. The large and stylish bar also includes an elegant cocktail bar.


Sydney enjoys a world-wide reputation for being gay friendly and the lively gay scene has led to the creation of some fascinatingly colourful and highly recommendable transvestite bars. One of the best is indubitably Annies Bar located at 563 Bourke Street, Carrington Hotel.


Cabaret at its best! Many international stars started their career in Sydney, among them Judi Connelli, David Campbell and Kane Alexander. The Café Nine, 37 Ultimo Road, is the leading venue for cabaret shows.


Having exhausted yourself with an entertaining night, how about a relaxing spell at the Observatory’s Spa? Treat yourself to a slow morning in the steam bath or a professional massage.


Soak in the 29 degrees Celsius warm pool or swim a few laps. To counterbalance the sumptuous cuisine, stop by the fitness room and work up a sweat on one of the training machines.


Afterwards, reward yourself with a cocktail mixed to perfection at the bar or settle down in a lounge chair with a good book. Enjoy the good life at the Observatory and explore Sydney!


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