The Menzies Sydney Hotel


For those who place a lot of importance on location, The Menzies Sydney Hotel is an excellent choice. Flanked between two of the city’s commercial boroughs York and George Streets, the Menzies Sydney Hotel offers a breathtaking view of the Wynyard Park. One can easily check off items on their ‘list of places to go’ as the hotel is strategically located a few blocks away from Sydney’s key attractions such as the Circular Quay (3 block distance), the Sydney Bridge and the Rocks (4 block distance), the Darling Harbor (5 block distance) and the Botanical Gardens and the Opera House (6 block distance). Further along George Street is the Queen Victoria Building which is an absolute shopping mecca. In addition, exploring the rest of Sydney will be a breeze for guests of The Menzies Sydney Hotel as it is situated right across the Wynyard railway station where one can take a train to practically anywhere in the city.


Guests can choose among The Menzies Sydney Hotel’s 446 fine rooms which all offer a stunning view of the nearby park. Every room is amply furnished with elegant interiors. Basic amenities such as a fully-functional airconditioning system, telephone and comfortable beds with fresh crisp linens are provided. Two more bonuses are the refrigerator and the flat-screen TV. Clothes wrinkled from the luggage? No problem as every room has an iron and ironing board, as if one never left home. Best of all, it’s equipped with internet connection so that clients can stay connected to the web.


There’s practically no need to scour the streets for scrumptious grub as The Menzies Sydney Hotel is home to not one but two restaurants. For those who want to experience authentic Australian cuisine, they can choose among the wide array of top local delicacies featured in the menu. International dishes are also included and readily served. Guests can also cap off the night with cocktails and drinks at any of the hotel’s four sleek bars. The morning after is always a delight at The Menzies with a huge buffet that specially includes freshly cooked sausages and eggs. But what is perhaps most laudable about The Menzies’ restaurants and bars is the impeccable service consistently demonstrated by their staff.

Hotel Facilities

The Menzies Sydney Hotel generally has all the makings of a business class hotel. Besides lounging in the comfy rooms, guests can relax and pamper themselves at the sauna, take a dip at the indoor pool and/or keep track of their fitness at the gym. One can also enjoy half an hour of free internet access at the front bar.


There is little doubt that The Menzies has placed great emphasis on customer service as demonstrated by their highly approachable and courteous staff. Every guest is greeted with a warm welcome by attendants who are readily available to assist. The charming receptionists manning the front desk will arrange the accommodation type of choice. Even the housekeeping personnel are found to be most helpful. Such facet in a business hotel is simply noteworthy.


While hotels aren’t primarily rated by their appearance, an impressive structural and interior design is always a plus, which in the case of The Menzies, is just staggering. The hotel fundamentally has an ‘old world’ theme to it. With gleaming hard wood accents, marble tile flooring, and gorgeous chandeliers, The Menzies certainly exudes opulence that all make for a luxurious stay.

Additional Tips

For hotel guests who want to take a break from the sightseeing and sneak in some shopping, they can conveniently do so at the shopping centre nearby, located right at the Wynyard Station.

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